Deadline Centre

IMPORTANT: These deadlines are specific to graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students. Application deadlines can be found in the prospective student section as well as in each degree program profile.
Name Deadline Description
Last day for students to complete all program requirements for December 31 end date Friday, 08 January 2021

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2020 program end date. 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, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 08 January 2021

Fourth of four deadlines for December 31, 2020 Program End Date

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31, 2019 Program End Date

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for December 31 end date Friday, 08 January 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 2020 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 Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2021 Graduation) Friday, 29 January 2021

Second of four deadlines for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2021 Program End Date) Friday, 05 February 2021

Second of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2021.

Last day for application for May graduation Friday, 26 February 2021

Last day for applications for Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May 2021. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2021 Graduation) Friday, 26 March 2021

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last day for doctoral final oral defence for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (April 30, 2021 Program End Date) Thursday, 08 April 2021

Third of four deadlines for April 30, 2021 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for April 30, 2021 Program End Date.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for May graduation Friday, 23 April 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May 2021 Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for May graduation Friday, 23 April 2021

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for May 2021 Congregation.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2021 Graduation) Friday, 23 April 2021

Fourth of four deadlines for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2021 graduation.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for April 30 end date Friday, 30 April 2021

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 2021 Summer Session.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for April 30 end date Friday, 30 April 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for April 30 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 the 2021 Summer Session.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2021 Program End Date) Friday, 30 April 2021

Fourth of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2021.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2021 Graduation.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for August 31 end date Friday, 27 August 2021

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate 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 2021 Winter session Term 1. 

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for August 31 end date Friday, 27 August 2021

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 2021 Winter Session Term 1.