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WDN now viewable on Transcripts: Starting this Fall 2017 term and going forward you have till the full fee adjustment date (September 30, January 31, etc.) to withdraw from a course without it be reflected on your transcript. If you withdraw from a course after the fee adjustment date (Oct.1, Feb.1) you will have a WDN for that course appear on your official and unofficial Carleton University transcripts.
Important info for TA'S: Please note that as per the Collective Agreement Section 13.04 (f) TA assignment offers shall be accepted or declined within 10 working days of the date of the offer. Failure to accept an assignment offer by the above deadline without reasonable cause will constitute declining of the position for that term.
September 1, 2017 Last day for receipt of applications from potential fall (November) graduates./ September 4, 2017 Statutory holiday. University closed./ September 5, 2017 Academic orientation (undergraduate and graduate students).
Orientation for new Teaching Assistants. * All students are expected to be on campus. Class and laboratory preparations, departmental introductions for students and other academic preparation activities will be held./
September 6, 2017 Fall term begins. Fall and fall/winter classes begin./ September 19, 2017 Last day of registration for fall term and fall/winter courses.
Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for fall term and fall/winter courses. Graduate students who have not electronically submitted their final thesis copy to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will not be eligible to graduate in fall 2017 and must register for the fall 2017 term./
September 30, 2017 Last day to withdraw from fall term and fall/winter courses with a full fee adjustment./ October 6, 2017 December examination schedule (fall term final and fall/winter mid-terms) available
October 9, 2017 Statutory holiday. University closed./ October 15, 2017 Last day for receipt of applications for admission to an undergraduate degree program for
the winter term from applicants whose documents originate from outside Canada or the United States./
October 23-27, 2017 Fall break, no classes./ November 24, 2017 Last day for summative tests or final examinations or formative tests or examinations
totalling more than 15% of the final grade before the official examination period (see examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar)./
December 1, 2017 Last day for receipt of applications from potential winter (February) graduates./ December 8, 2017 Fall term ends.
Last day of fall term classes. Classes follow a Monday schedule. Last day for take home examinations to be assigned, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar. Last day for academic withdrawal from fall term courses. Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for fall term courses./
December 9, 2017 No classes or examinations take place./ December 10-22, 2017 Final examinations in fall term courses and mid-term examinations in fall/winter courses
may be held. Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week./
December 22, 2017 All take home examinations are due on this day, with the exception of those conforming to
the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar./
December 25 through January 1, 2018 inclusive University closed.
For a complete list of all official academic and financial dates and deadlines, please go to the Registrar’s website. https://carleton.ca/registrar/ For all financial matters, go to Student Accounts. https://carleton.ca/studentaccounts/
The deadlines to apply for a Leave From Duties are: Aug. 31 (fall term), Dec. 31 (winter term) and April 30 (summer term) (access form via Carleton Central)
Deadline to apply to be an “out-of-priority” TA are as follows: August 15 (Fall/Winter term), December 15 (Winter term) and April 15 (Spring/Summer term). You can apply once you are registered as a full-time student in the respective term (For fall, registration opens June 23).
“Pedagogical” training hours must be completed by Nov. 30 for a fall-only TAship and by March 30 for a full academic year TAship or a winter-only TAship.
TAs – Please note that it can take up to two weeks before your attendance at workshops is recorded. You are strongly encouraged to track your progress independently of the TA Management System in order to ensure its accuracy. In the event of a discrepancy, you are responsible for ensuring your training is captured in Carleton Central.