Remember to visit the FGS COVID-19 information page for guidance on issues specific to graduate students, including remote oral exams, supervision, research activities, Graduate Assistant Teacher duties and more. Please refer to previous issues of GRADpost for past COVID-19 updates. Some key changes and recent updates include:
Advising: The Faculty of Graduate Studies has transitioned to remote advising. Contact FGS by:
You can also contact our Student Team by email [email protected] or schedule an appointment through Orbis. We understand that students may have inquiries that normally require in-person support. Enrollment Services also has a FAQ website based on inquiries that are common at this time of the year.
Final grades: Graduate students can choose between a letter grade or a CR/F grade for Winter 2020 courses. Students will choose their preferred grading system AFTER receiving final grades for Winter 2020. Please note: Spring and Summer 2020 courses will use standard grading systems. Learn more.
International student information: Global Affairs Canada has information on immigration related travel, accessing government benefits and more.
Graduate Success Week - Registration Now Open! Grad Success Week takes place May 5-7, 2020. This year's events are all offered remotely. Get expert advice on academic success, funding applications, time management, research ethics and much more. See the full schedule and register for individual events: register now!
Annual Progress Report Annual Progress Reports (APR) will be generated on May 1 to all thesis-based graduate students who have an active registration in the Winter 2020 term. Graduate Students are asked to complete their portion by May 15.
Deferral of Final Assessments Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, options for deferred final assessments are available through the Registrar's office. More information.
Student/Supervisor Checklist - Updated The Student/Supervisor Checklist has been recently updated and is available here.
Apr. 30 - Course-based degrees: Last day to complete all degree requirements to be eligible for Spring Convocation and cancel Spring registration Apr. 30 - Thesis-based degrees: Last day to submit required forms to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to The Vault to be eligible for Spring Convocation and cancel Spring registration May 15 - Tuition and fee payment deadline May 15 - Thesis-based degrees: Last day to submit required forms to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and thesis to The Vault to cancel Spring registration