Deadline Centre

IMPORTANT: These deadlines are particularly for 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 Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2019 Program End Date) Friday, 13 December 2019

Third of four deadlines for December 31, 2019 Program End Date

Last day for final doctoral examinations for December 31, 2019 Program End Date

Nominations for External Examiner form (April 30, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 13 December 2019

First of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2020.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2019 Program End Date) Friday, 03 January 2020

Fourth of four deadlines for December 31, 2019 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, 03 January 2020

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 2019 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 students to complete all program requirements for December 31 end date Friday, 03 January 2020

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2019 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for Winter Session Term 2.

Application for May degree granting and May Congregation opens Saturday, 18 January 2020

Application for May 2020 degree granting and May 2020 Congregation opens, and is available until Friday February 21 2020. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2020 Graduation) Friday, 24 January 2020

Second of four deadlines for Spring 2020 graduation

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 07 February 2020

Second of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2020.

Last day for application for May degree granting and Congregation Friday, 21 February 2020

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May 2020. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2020 Graduation) Friday, 20 March 2020

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2020 graduation

Last day for final doctoral examinations for Spring 2020 graduation

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (April 30, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 03 April 2020

Third of four deadlines for April 30, 2020 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for April 30, 2020 Program End Date.

Nominations for External Examiner form (August 31, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 03 April 2020

First of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2020.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2020 Graduation) Friday, 17 April 2020

Fourth of four deadlines for Spring 2020 graduation

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2020 graduation

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for May graduation Friday, 17 April 2020

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May 2020 degree granting and Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for May graduation Friday, 17 April 2020

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for May 2020 degree granting and Congregation.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2020 Program End Date) Thursday, 30 April 2020

Fourth of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2020.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30, 2020 program end date.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for April 30 end date Thursday, 30 April 2020

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 2020 Summer Session.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for April 30 end date Thursday, 30 April 2020

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 2020 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2020, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday April 17 2020.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (August 31, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 12 June 2020

Second of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2020.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (August 31, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 07 August 2020

Third of four deadlines for August 31, 2020 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for August 31, 2020 Program End Date.

Application for November degree granting and November Congregation opens Friday, 21 August 2020

Application for November 2020 degree granting and November 2020 Congregation opens, and is available until September 15, 2020. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.  

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (August 31, 2020 Program End Date) Friday, 28 August 2020

Last of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2020.

Last day for submission of exam copies of Doctoral Dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31, 2020 Program End Date.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for August 31 end date Friday, 28 August 2020

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 2020 Winter session Term 1.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for August 31 end date Friday, 28 August 2020

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 2020 Winter Session Term 1.