This portion of the site contains information relevant to you as a Western graduate student. Western offers many services to support your academic, social, personal and career needs during your education.
GRADUATE REGULATIONS Overview of all aspects of graduate education at Western, including important dates, registration, funding and thesis regulations.
COURSE ENROLLMENT Information pertaining to graduate and undergraduate course enrollment.
STUDENT FINANCES Financial information for students, including fees, funding, and research opportunities.
THESIS Specific information about Western's thesis processes, requirements, services and deadlines.
STUDENT SERVICES Overview of various services available to you during your education, including health, housing, and Western Libraries.
CONTACTS Important contact information for current students, including programs, SGPS and faculty/staff directories.
Important Dates (Summer Term)
May 1, 2016 Term officially begins. Since this date does not necessarily coincide with the beginning of classes, students should contact their program for the specific date when courses start.
May 6, 2016 Due date for summer term tuition (first installment).
May 13, 2016 Grade submission deadline for winter term grades for continuing students.
May 31, 2016 Last day to enrol in summer term graduate courses, declare an audit for a course, or drop a graduate course without it appearing on the transcript.
June 10, 2016 Due date for second installment of summer term tuition for those paying in 2 installments.
June 14-22, 2016 Spring Convocation
June 29, 2016 Last day to provide proof of Permanent Resident status to have summer term tuition fees reduced to the domestic rate.
June 30, 2016 Last day to withdraw from a graduate course beginning in the term without academic penalty.
July 20, 2016 Final date for doctoral candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to complete the degree within the summer term.
July 26, 2016 Recommended deadline to submit to SGPS requests for changes to fall term registration status, (e.g. part-time, leave of absence, intent to be eligible for TDO status) and to apply to graduate for the Autumn Convocation.
August 3, 2016 Final date for masters candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to complete the degree within the summer term.
August 31, 2016 Grade submission deadline for students wishing to graduate at the Autumn Convocation. Deadline for doctoral and masters candidates to submit the thesis for examination to SGPS to be eligible for Thesis Defense Only status for the fall term. Deadline for final submission of the thesis to complete the degree within the summer term and to graduate at the Autumn Convocation. Term ends.