Important Academic Dates

2020/2021 Academic Year

Note: Seneca offers classes which run for the full term or half the length of the term.

  • Session 1: full term (Sept. 14 to Dec. 11)
  • Session 7S1: first half of term (Sept. 14 to Oct. 23)
  • Session 7S2: second half of term (Nov. 2 to  Dec. 11)
June 15, 2020 New students (domestic): $500 tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year
July 17, 2020 Returning students (domestic) — fall 2020: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — fall 2020: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Aug. 4, 2020 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for fall term 2020
Aug. 6, 2020 Open enrolment begins for fall term 2020 on Student Home
Sept. 7, 2020 Labour Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
Sept. 14, 2020 Fall term 2020 classes begin
Fall term 2020 tuition due in full
Sept. 18, 2020 Last day to add course(s) for Session 1 and 7S1
Sept. 25, 2020 Last day to drop course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund for Session 1 and 7S1
Sept. 30, 2020 Late tuition payment for fall term 2020 with financial penalty
Oct. 12, 2020 Thanksgiving — holiday (Seneca closed)
Oct. 16, 2020 Last day to drop Session 7S1 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
Oct. 23, 2020 Session 7S1 classes end
Oct. 26 to 30, 2020 Study Week (Seneca open)
Nov. 2, 2020 Session 7S2 classes begin
Nov. 6, 2020 Last day to add Session 7S2 course(s) — ELI courses only
Nov. 11, 2020 New students (domestic) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due
Nov. 11, 2020

Returning students (domestic) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Nov. 13, 2020 Last day to drop Session 7S2 course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund
Nov. 20, 2020 Last day to drop Session 1 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
Dec. 1, 2020 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for winter term 2021
Dec. 4, 2020 Last day to drop Session 7S2 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
Dec. 9, 2020 Open enrolment begins for winter term 2021 on Student Home
Dec. 11, 2020 Fall term 2020 ends
Dec. 21, 2020 Final grades for fall term 2020 available on Student Home
Dec. 23, 2020 to Jan. 4, 2021 Holiday period (Seneca closed)

The following program schedules classes prior to the start of the fall 2020 term:

  • Honours Bachelor of Aviation Technology (FPR)
June 15, 2020 New students (domestic): $500 tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year
July 9, 2020

Returning students (domestic) — fall 2020: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — fall 2020: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Aug. 4, 2020 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for fall term 2020
Aug. 6, 2020 Open enrolment begins for fall term 2020 on Student Home
Aug. 31, 2020 Fall term 2020 classes begin — Year 3 and Year 4 students
Sept. 7, 2020 Labour Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
Sept. 14, 2020 Fall term 2020 classes begin — Year 1 and Year 2 students
Fall term 2020 tuition due in full
Sept. 18, 2020 Last day to add course(s)
Sept. 25, 2020 Last day to drop course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund
Sept. 30, 2020 Late tuition payment for fall term 2020 with financial penalty
Oct. 12, 2020 Thanksgiving — holiday (Seneca closed)
Oct. 26 to 30, 2020 Study Week (Seneca open)
Nov. 11, 2020 New students (domestic) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due
Nov. 11, 2020

Returning students (domestic) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Nov. 20, 2020 Last day to drop course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
Dec. 1, 2020 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for winter term 2021
Dec. 9, 2020 Open enrolment begins for winter term 2021 on Student Home
Dec. 11, 2020 Fall term 2020 ends
Dec. 21, 2020 Final grades for fall term 2020 available on Student Home
Dec. 23, 2020 to Jan. 4, 2021 Holiday period (Seneca closed)

Note: Seneca offers classes which run for the full term or half the length of the term.

  • Session 1: full term (Jan. 11 to April 23)
  • Session 7S1: first half of term (Jan. 11 to Feb. 26)
  • Session 7S2: second half of term (March 8 to April 23)
Nov. 11, 2020 New students (domestic): winter term 2021 tuition deposit due
Nov. 11, 2020

Returning students (domestic) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Dec. 1, 2020 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for winter term 2021
Dec. 9, 2020 Open enrolment begins for winter term 2021 on Student Home
Jan. 1, 2021 New Year's Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
Jan. 5, 2021 Seneca open
Jan. 8, 2021 Orientation – All Students
Jan. 11, 2021 Winter term 2021 begins: classes begin
Winter term 2021 tuition due
Jan. 15, 2021 Last day to add course(s) for Session 1 and 7S1
Jan. 22, 2021 Last day to drop course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund for Session 1 and 7S1
Jan. 27, 2021 Late tuition payment for winter term 2021 with financial penalty
Feb. 12, 2021 Last day to drop Session 7S1 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
Feb. 15, 2021 Family Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
Feb. 26, 2021 Session 7S1 classes end
March 1 to 5, 2021 Study Week (Seneca Open)
March 8, 2021 Session 7S2 classes begin
March 12, 2021 Last day to add 7S2 course(s) — ELI courses only
March 17, 2021 New students (domestic) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due
March 17, 2021

Returning students (domestic) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

March 19, 2021 Last day to drop 7S2 course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund
March 19, 2021 Last day to drop Session 1 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
April 1, 2021 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for summer term 2021
April 2, 2021 Good Friday — holiday (Seneca closed)
April 9, 2021 Last day to drop 7S2 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
April 14, 2021 Open enrolment begins for summer term 2021 on Student Home
April 23, 2021 Winter term 2021 ends
April 30, 2021 Final grades for winter term 2021 available on Student Home

Note: Seneca offers specific programs which run for 16 weeks.

The following programs schedule classes for 16 weeks in the winter 2020 term:

  • Honours Bachelor of Aviation Technology (FPR)
  • Veterinary Technician (VTE)
Nov. 11, 2020 New students (domestic): winter term 2021 tuition deposit due
Nov. 11, 2020

Returning students (domestic) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — winter 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Dec. 1, 2020 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for winter term 2021
Dec. 9, 2020 Open enrolment begins for winter term 2021 on Student Home
Jan. 1, 2021 New Year's Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
Jan. 5, 2021 Seneca open
Jan. 5, 2021 Winter term 2021 begins: classes begin
Winter Term 2021 tuition due
Jan. 8, 2021 Last day to add course(s)
Jan. 8, 2021 Orientation – All Students
Jan. 15, 2021 Last day to drop course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund
Jan. 27, 2021 Late tuition payment for winter term 2021 with financial penalty
Feb. 15, 2021 Family Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
March 1 to 5, 2021 Study Week (Seneca open)
March 17, 2021 New students (domestic) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due
March 17, 2021

Returning students (domestic) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

 

Returning students (international) — summer 2021:
tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

March 19, 2021 Last day to drop course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
April 1, 2021 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for summer term 2021
April 2, 2021 Good Friday — holiday (Seneca closed)
April 14, 2021 Open enrolment begins for summer term 2021 on Student Home
April 30, 2021 Winter term 2021 ends
May 7, 2021 Final grades for winter term 2021 available on Student Home

Note: Seneca offers classes which run for the full term or half the length of the term.

  • Session 1: full term (May 17 to Aug. 13)
  • Session 7S1: first half of term (May 17 to June 25)
  • Session 7S2: second half of term (July 5 to Aug. 13)
March 17, 2021 New students (domestic) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due
March 17, 2021

Returning students (domestic) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

Returning students (international) — summer 2021: tuition deposit due for 2020/2021 academic year (tuition deposit is due once per academic year)

April 1, 2021 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for summer term 2021
April 14, 2021 Open enrolment begins for summer term 2021 on Student Home
April 23, 2021 International Orientation
May 14, 2021 Orientation – All Students
May 17, 2021 Summer term 2021 begins: classes begin
Summer term 2021 tuition due
May 21, 2021 Last day to add course(s) for Session 1 and 7S1 and 7S2
May 24, 2021 Victoria Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
May 31, 2021 Last day to drop course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund for Session 1 and 7S1
June 2, 2021 Late tuition payment for summer term 2021 with financial penalty
June 11, 2021 Last day to drop 7S1 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
June 15, 2021

New students (domestic) — fall 2021: $500.00 tuition deposit due for 2021/2022 academic year

June 25, 2021 Session 7S1 classes end
June 28 to July 2, 2021 Study Week (Seneca open)
July 1, 2021 Canada Day —  holiday (Seneca closed)
July 5, 2021 Session 7S2 classes begin
July 9, 2021 Last day to add 7S2 course(s) — ELI courses only
July 14, 2021 Returning Students — fall 2021: Tuition deposit due
July 16, 2021 Last day to drop 7S2 course(s) without receiving a grade and with a refund
July 23, 2021 Last day to drop Session 1 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
July 30, 2021 Last day to drop 7S2 course(s) and receive a DNC (Did Not Complete) grade
Aug. 2, 2021 Civic Day — holiday (Seneca closed)
Aug. 3, 2021 Last day to submit requests for transfer credit for fall term 2021
Aug. 11, 2021 Open enrolment begins for fall term 2021 on Student Home
Aug. 13, 2021 Summer term 2021 ends
Aug. 20, 2021 Final grades for summer term 2021 available on Student Home