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Athabasca University

Important Dates

Academic Schedule

Date

Master of Education Schedule

Doctor of Education Schedule

2019

September 1   EdD Program Payment Deadline
September 2 Labour Day - University Closed
September 3 Fall Courses Begin
October 3 Early Withdrawal Deadline for Fall Courses
October 14 Thanksgiving Day - University Closed
October 15 Application Deadline for MEd, diploma, and certificate programs   
November 11  Remembrance Day - University Closed
November 29 Fall Courses End
December 25 - January 1 Holiday - The University will close at 4:30pm (MST) on December 24, 2019, and will reopen at 8:30am on January 2, 2020. 

2020

January 13Winter Courses Begin
January 31 EdD Program Application Deadline
February 15Application Deadline for MEd, diploma and certificate programs
February 17Family Day - University Closed
March 1 EdD Program Payment Deadline
April 10Winter Courses End
April 10 - 13Easter Break - University Closed
April 27Spring Courses Begin
April 30Deadline to Apply for June 2019 Convocation
May 3 All Final Grades must be Received by the Office of the Registrar for June Convocation
May 18Victoria Day - University Closed
May 27Early Withdrawal Deadline for Spring Courses
June 7 - 8Athabasca University Convocation
June 15Application Deadline for MEd, diploma, and certificate programs
July 1Canada Day - University Closed
July 24Spring Courses End
August 5Civic Holiday & Heritage Day - University Closed
August 31 EdD Program Payment Deadline
September 7Labour Day - University Closed
September 8Fall Courses Begin
October 8Early Withdrawal Deadline for Fall Courses
October 12Thanksgiving Day - University Closed
October 15Application Deadline for MEd, diploma, and certificate programs  
November 11 Remembrance Day - University Closed
November 29Fall Courses End
December 25 - January 1Holiday - The University will close at 4:30pm (MST) on December 24, 2020, and will reopen at 8:30am on January 2, 2021. 

Updated October 22 2019 by CDE

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