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Lakehead-Georgian Academic Schedule of Dates

Fall 2020 Term

Activity Date
Virtual Orientation Online Session
Start Date September 8, 2020
Fall Study Week October 12-16, 2020
Last Day of Classes

December 7, 2020

Study Days December 8-9, 2020
Final Exam Period

December 10-20, 2020 (Includes two Sundays)

Exam Contingency Date December 21, 2020
Marks Due December 24, 2020

 

Winter 2021 Term

Following a recommendation made by the Senate Academic Committee, Lakehead University’s Senate has decided to delay the first day of classes of the Winter 2021 term to Monday, January 11, 2021 and subsequently extend the term’s last day of classes to Tuesday, April 13, 2021 for all programs with two exceptions.

In order to fulfill their respective program’s requirements, the academic schedules for all Faculty of Law students and the Faculty of Education’s Professional Program years of the will remain unchanged with classes and placements resuming on January 4, 2021. All Faculty of Education’s Concurrent Education students will begin their term on January 11.

Following a recommendation made by the Senate Academic Committee, Lakehead University’s Senate has decided to delay the drop deadline of Fall/Winter (Year Long) courses and Winter 2021 term courses to Friday, March 19, 2021 for all programs with one exception (The Faculty of Law) and subsequently extend the term’s last day of classes to Thursday, April 15, 2021 for all programs with one exception (The Faculty of Law). The examination period for Fall/Winter (Year Long) courses and Winter 2021 term courses was also changed to Saturday, April 17, 2021 until Monday, April 26, 2021 with one exception (The Faculty of Law).

Activity Date
Start Date January 4, 2021 January 11, 2021
Study Week February 15-19, 2021
Last Day of Classes

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Thursday, April 15, 2021
(April 12 make-up date for classes that did not take place on Easter Monday
April 13 make-up date for classes that did not take place on Good Friday
April 14 will follow the existing schedule of classes scheduled for Wednesdays
April 15 will follow the existing schedule of classes scheduled for Thursdays)

Study Day April 7-8, 2021 April 16, 2021
Final Exam Period April 9-18, 2021 April 16 - 25, 2021 (10 days)
Saturday, April 17, 2021 - Monday, April 26, 2021 (10 Days)
Exam Contingency Date April 19, 2021 April 26, 2021
Marks Due April 22, 2021 April 29, 2021

NOTE: These dates apply to students enroled in the Lakehead University-Georgian College partnership programs for students taking their courses at Georgian College – Barrie Campus.

IMPORTANT: Any students in the partnership taking courses at Lakehead University – Orillia Campus (e.g. Environmental Sustainability Year 3 students) follow Lakehead University’s Academic Schedule of Dates