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Important Dates & Deadlines

Offers of admission to all undergraduate programs are made on a rolling basis. Apply as early as possible. Many programs are limited enrolment. Applications for September 2019 will open on October 15, 2018.

Undergraduate Programs

2018-19 Undergraduate Dates & Deadlines

October 15 – January 31
  • Early admission opens
  • Residence applications accepted
January 15 Major awards application deadline (high school students)
February 1 Regular admission begins
March 1
  • Admission application deadline for entrance scholarship consideration
  • Official high school transcript deadline for entrance scholarship consideration
  • Bachelor of Music application deadline – all applicants
April 1 Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BSc) and Bachelor of Journalism Honours (BJH) application deadline- International students (except USA)
April 15 Entrance scholarship and entrance bursary offers mailed
May 15 Admission deposit ($200) due
May (late) Residence rooms assigned
June 1
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA, Bachelor of Science (BSc) and and Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) application deadline – Canada and USA
  • Transfer student application deadline
June (early) First-year registration begins at 12:00 pm
June (late) FYP reading list emailed and posted on website
July (mid) Orientation Week information is sent out
September 1
  • Residence opens (10am)
  • Orientation week begins
September 3 Classes begin

Graduate and Advanced Programs

2018-19 Graduate/Advanced Dates & Deadlines

December 31
  • One-Year Bachelor of Journalism* application deadline – International students (except USA)
  • Master of Journalism application deadline – International students (except USA)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction application deadline – International students (except USA)
February 15
  • One-Year Bachelor of Journalism* early admission deadline
  • Master of Journalism early admission and scholarship deadline – Canada and USA
  • Master of Journalism (with Advanced Standing) early admission and scholarship deadline – Canada and USA
April 1
  • Master of Journalism (with Advanced Standing) application deadline – Canada and USA
April 30
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction application deadline – Canada and USA
June 1
  • One-year Bachelor of Journalism* application deadline – Canada and USA
  • Master of Journalism regular admission and final application deadline – Canada and USA
June 4 MJ (10 month) classes begin
August 5 MFA residency begins
September 3 BJ (one-year) classes begin

*Either as a standalone program or the first year of a two-year Master of Journalism program.

**Master of Journalism and Master of Fine Arts admission deposits due on a rolling basis depending on the offer of admission date.

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