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Academic Schedule of Dates (2020-2021)

All students, excluding the exceptions, follow these important dates:

Exception: Students in the following programs have an alternate schedule:
Education Professional Program
Professional Development in Education
Calendar of NOSM Events
Faculty of Natural Resources Management
Lakehead-Georgian Academic Schedule of Dates

Fall 2020 Term Courses

First Day of Classes Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Final Day of Classes Monday, December 7, 2020
Final Date to Register (Add) Monday, September 21, 2020
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Friday, November 6, 2020
Examination Period Thursday, December 10, 2020 - Sunday, December 20, 2020 (11 Days)
Exam Contingency Date Monday, December 21, 2020
Marks Due Thursday, December 24, 2020

Fall/Winter (Year Long) 2020/2021 Term Courses

First Day of Classes Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Final Day of Classes Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Final Date to Register (Add) Monday, September 21, 2020
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Friday, February 12, 2021
Examination Period Friday, April 9, 2021 - Sunday, April 18, 2021 (10 Days)
Exam Contingency Date Monday, April 19, 2021
Marks Due Thursday, April 22, 2021

Winter 2021 Term Courses

First Day of Classes Monday, January 4, 2021
Final Day of Classes Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Final Date to Register (Add) Friday, January 15, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Friday, March 5, 2021
Examination Period Friday, April 9, 2021 - Sunday, April 18, 2021 (10 Days)
Exam Contingency Date Monday, April 19, 2021
Marks Due Thursday, April 22, 2021

Spring 2021 First Term Courses (3 Weeks)

First Day of Classes Monday, May 3, 2021
Final Day of Classes Friday, May 21, 2021
Final Date to Register (Add) Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Thursday, May 13, 2021
Examination Period Saturday, May 22, 2021
Exam Contingency Date Sunday, May 23, 2021
Marks Due Friday, May 28, 2021

Spring 2021 Full Term Courses (6 Weeks)

First Day of Classes Monday, May 3, 2021
Final Day of Classes Monday, June 14, 2021
Final Date to Register (Add) Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Thursday, May 27, 2021
Examination Period Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Exam Contingency Date Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Marks Due Monday, June 21, 2021

Spring 2021 Second Term Courses (3 Weeks)

First Day of Classes Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Final Day of Classes Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Final Date to Register (Add) Thursday, May 27, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Friday, May 28, 2021
Examination Period Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Exam Contingency Date Thursday, June 10, 2021
Marks Due Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Spring/Summer 2021 Full Term Courses (12 Weeks)

First Day of Classes Monday, May 3, 2021
Final Day of Classes Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Final Date to Register (Add) Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Friday, June 11, 2021
Examination Period Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Exam Contingency Date Thursday, July 29, 2021
Marks Due Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Summer 2021 First Term Courses (3 Weeks)

First Day of Classes Friday, July 2, 2021
Final Day of Classes Friday, July 23, 2021
Final Date to Register (Add) Tuesday, July 6, 2021 
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Monday, July 12, 2021 
Examination Period Saturday, July 24, 2021 
Exam Contingency Date Sunday, July 29, 2021 
Marks Due Thursday, July 29, 2021

Summer 2021 Full Term Courses (6 Weeks)

First Day of Classes Friday, July 2, 2021
Final Day of Classes Friday, August 13, 2021 
Final Date to Register (Add) Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Examination Period Saturday, August 13, 2021
Exam Contingency Date Sunday, August 14, 2021
Marks Due Thursday, August 19, 2021 

Summer 2021 Second Term Courses (3 Weeks)

First Day of Classes Monday, July 26, 2021
Final Day of Classes Monday, August 16, 2021 
Final Date to Register (Add) Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Examination Period Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Exam Contingency Date Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Marks Due Monday, August 23, 2021 

Spring/Summer 2021 Graduate Studies Term

First Day Saturday, May 1, 2021
Final Day Tuesday, August 31, 2021 
Final Date to Register (Add) Friday, May 14, 2021
Final Date to Withdraw (Drop) Friday, May 28, 2021
Marks Due Friday, September 3, 2021 

Special Examinations Schedule for 2020/2021

Final Date to Apply for a Fall Term Special Exam Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Special Examination Period for Fall Term Courses January 14, 15, 16, 2021 
Final Date to Apply for a Winter & Full Term Special Exam Friday, May 21, 2021 
Special Examination Period for Winter & Full Term Courses June 11, 12, 13, 2021 
Final Date to Apply for a Spring & Summer Term Special Exam Wednesday, August 25, 2021 
Special Examination Period for Spring & Summer Term Courses Saturday, August 28, 2021