Deadline Centre

IMPORTANT: These deadlines are particularly for graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students.
Name Deadline Description
Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Fall 2018 Graduation) Friday, 03 August 2018

Second of four deadlines for Fall 2018 graduation

Strengthening Mothers through Perinatal Research Award Wednesday, 08 August 2018 A $1,500 award is offered for graduate students pursuing research into woman-centered, holistic and physiologic maternity care
Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (August 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 10 August 2018

Third of four deadlines for August 31, 2018 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for August 31, 2018 Program End Date.

Nominations for External Examiner form (December 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 17 August 2018

First of four deadlines for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Nominations for External Examiner form (February 2019 Degree Granting) Friday, 17 August 2018

First of four deadlines for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last day for application for September degree granting and November Congregation Friday, 17 August 2018

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in September 2018. Congregation ceremony will be in November 2018. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Application for November degree conferral and November Congregation opens Saturday, 18 August 2018

Application for November 2018 degree conferral and November 2018 Congregation opens, and is available until Friday September 14, 2018. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for September degree granting Friday, 24 August 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for September 2018 degree granting. Congregation will be in November 2018.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (September 2018 Degree Conferral) Friday, 24 August 2018

Fourth of four deadlines for September 2018 degree conferral.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for September 2018 degree conferral.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for September degree granting Friday, 24 August 2018

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for September 2018 degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Congregation will be in November 2018.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for August 31 end date Friday, 31 August 2018

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for August 31 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2018/19 Winter Session Term 1.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for August 31 end date Friday, 31 August 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for August 31 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2018/19 Winter Session Term 1.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (August 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 31 August 2018

Last of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2018.

Last day for submission of exam copies of Doctoral Dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31, 2018 Program End Date.

Wounded Warriors Doctoral Scholarship in Military and Veteran Health Research Saturday, 1 September 2018 The Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) and Wounded Warriors Canada (WWC) offer a two-year scholarship annually to a PhD student who demonstrates excellence in research issues relevant to military members, Veterans and families while also exhibiting significant potential for a high impact research career.
Last day for application for November degree granting and Congregation Friday, 14 September 2018

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in November 2018. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement Applicant deadline: Friday, 14 September 2018 The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports Canadian graduate students pursuing research experiences at institutions outside of Canada.
Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring 17:00, Friday September 21, 2018 The Killam Awards for Excellence in Mentoring recognize outstanding mentorship of numerous graduate students over many years.
Vanier Scholarship Applicant deadline - 11:59pm (PDT - Vancouver time) on Thursday, 6 September 2018; Graduate Program deadline: 4:00pm on Tuesday, 25 September 2018 The Vanier CGS Program offers funding of $50,000 per year for up to three years to Canadian or international doctoral students.
CIHR Graduate Scholarships Institutional e-Approval (UBC internal) deadline: check with UBC's Office of Research Services; CIHR application deadline: Tuesday, 2 October 2018 CIHR Doctoral Research Award provides financial support to outstanding students pursuing doctoral studies in health sciences.
Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Fall 2018 Graduation) Friday, 28 September 2018

Third of four deadlines for Fall 2018 graduation

Last day for final doctoral examinations for Fall 2018 graduation

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (December 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 12 October 2018

Second of four deadlines for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (February 2019 Degree Granting) Friday, 12 October 2018

Second of four deadlines for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for November graduation Friday, 19 October 2018

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for November 2018 degree granting and Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for November graduation Friday, 19 October 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for November 2018 degree granting and Congregation.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Fall 2018 Graduation) Friday, 19 October 2018

Last of four deadlines for Fall 2018 graduation

Appointment of External Examiner form (Spring 2019 Graduation) Friday, 30 November 2018

First of four deadlines for Spring 2019 graduation

Application for February degree granting and May Congregation opens Friday, 14 December 2018

Application for February 2019 degree granting and May 2019 Congregation opens, and is available until January 18 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Appointment of External Examiner form (April 30, 2019 Program End Date) Friday, 14 December 2018

First of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2019.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 14 December 2018

Third of four deadlines for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last day for final doctoral examinations for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (February 2019 Degree Granting) Friday, 14 December 2018

Third of four deadlines for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last day for final doctoral examinations for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for December 31 end date Friday, 04 January 2019

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 2018 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for Winter Session Term 2.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 04 January 2019

Fourth of four deadlines for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31, 2018 Program End Date

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for December 31 end date Friday, 04 January 2019

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2018 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for Winter Session Term 2.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for February degree granting Friday, 18 January 2019

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2019 degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Congregation will be in May 2019.

Last day for application for February degree granting and May Congregation Friday, 18 January 2019

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in February 2019. Congregation ceremony will be in May 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for February degree granting Friday, 18 January 2019

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for February 2019 degree granting. Congregation will be in May 2019.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (February 2019 Degree Granting) Friday, 18 January 2019

Fourth of four deadlines for February 2019 Degree Granting

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2019 Degree Granting.

Application for May degree granting and May Congregation opens Saturday, 19 January 2019

Application for May 2019 degree granting and May 2019 Congregation opens, and is available until Friday February 22 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2019 Graduation) Friday, 25 January 2019

Second of four deadlines for Spring 2019 graduation

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2019 Program End Date) Friday, 08 February 2019

Second of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2019.

Last day for application for May degree granting and Congregation Friday, 22 February 2019

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May 2019. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2019 Graduation) Friday, 22 March 2019

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2019 graduation

Last day for final doctoral examinations for Spring 2019 graduation

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (April 30, 2019 Program End Date) Friday, 05 April 2019

Third of four deadlines for April 30, 2019 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for April 30, 2019 Program End Date.

Appointment of External Examiner form (September 2019 Degree Conferral) Friday, 12 April 2019

First of four deadlines for September 2019 degree conferral.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for May graduation Thursday, 18 April 2019

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May 2019 degree granting and Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Appointment of External Examiner form (August 31, 2019 Program End Date) Thursday, 18 April 2019

First of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2019.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for May graduation Thursday, 18 April 2019

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for May 2019 degree granting and Congregation.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019 Graduation) Friday, 19 April 2019

Fourth of four deadlines for Spring 2019 graduation

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2019 graduation

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2019 Program End Date) Monday, 29 April 2019

Fourth of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2019.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30, 2019 program end date.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for April 30 end date Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for April 30 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for the 2019 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2019, the deadline for completing program requirements is Thursday April 18 2019.

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