Academic Calendar

Academic Schedule

Academic Schedule Fall/Winter Term 2021-2022

Dates Applicable to all U of M Students 

University Closure

When the University is closed no classes/examinations will be held

Event Date
Canada Day July 1, 2021
Terry Fox Day (Civic Holiday) August 2, 2021
Labour Day September 6, 20201
Thanksgiving Day October 11, 2021
Remembrance Day November 11, 2021
Winter Holiday December 24, 2021- January 4, 2022
Louis Riel Day February 21, 2022
Good Friday April 15, 2022
Victoria Day May 23, 2022
Canada Day (Holiday Observed) July 1, 2022
Terry Fox Day (Civic Holiday) August 1, 2022

Dates Applicable to most U of M Students

Some additional or differing date information is included in separate sections for: Agriculture Diploma, Art (School of), Dental Hygiene, Dentistry (includes IDDP), Education (B.Ed. only), Management, Medicine (excludes Family Social Sciences), Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant Studies, Respiratory Therapy, and Social Work. Students in these programs should also see their respective section of the Academic Schedule. 

Orientation

Event Date
UM Essentials (online orientation) July- Sept 7, 2021
Prep Week Aug 30- Sept 3, 2021
Welcome Day Fall Term Sept 7, 2021
Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences, Faculty of Arts, School of Art, Faculty of Environment, Earth & Resources, Faculty of Music, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Work, Interdisciplinary Health Program Sept 7, 2021
Faculty of Law First Year Orientation Sept 1-3, 2021
Welcome Day Winter Term Jan 6, 2022

Start and End Dates

Additional or differing dates exist for: Agriculture Diploma, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Education, Management, Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Physician’s Assistant Studies, Respiratory Therapy, and Social Work. Students in these programs should also see their respective section of the Academic Schedule.

Event Date
Fall Term September 8- December 10, 2021
Winter Term (no classes, examinations or tests will be held April 15, 2022) January 10-April 12, 2022
Winter/Summer Term spanning distance and online courses January 10- July 8, 2022

Registration and Withdrawal Dates

Additional or differing dates exist for: Agriculture Diploma and other faculties, colleges and/or schools offering irregularly scheduled courses. Agriculture Diploma students should also see their respective section of the Academic Schedule; all others should also refer to either the ‘Irregular Refund and Voluntary Withdrawal Deadline’ information posted on the Registrar’s Office website (https://intranet.umanitoba.ca/student/records/media/Calculate_Refund_and_Withdrawal_Dates_for_Irregular_ Courses.pdf), or the Class Schedule.

Regular Registration Period

Event Date
Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term classes Ends September 7, 2021
Winter Term classes and Winter /Summer Term spanning distance and online courses Ends January 9, 2022

Registration Revision Period

Students may use this period of time to make changes to their selected courses or class schedule. Last day to drop is 1 business day prior to the end of the Registration Revision Period.

Event Date
Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term classes September 8-22, 2021
Winter Term classes and Winter/Summer Term spanning distance and online courses January 10-24, 2022

Last Date to Drop without Penalty

Last date to drop and have course excluded from transcripts; VWs will be recorded on transcripts for courses dropped after this date. There will be no refunds for courses dropped after this date. Additional or differing dates exist for Agriculture Diploma; students in this program should also see their respective section of the Academic Schedule.

Event Date
Fall Term September 21, 2021
Fall/Winter Term classes Part A September 21, 2021
Fall/Winter Term classes Part B (VW recorded if dropped after Sept 21, 2021) January 21, 2022
Winter Term classes and Winter/Summer Term spanning distance and online courses January 21, 2022

Last Date to Register/Registration Revision Deadline

Event Date
Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term classes September 22, 2021
Winter Term classes and Winter/Summer Term spanning distance and online courses January 24, 2022

Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) Deadline

Last date to withdraw and not receive a final grade; students cannot withdraw from courses after this date

Event Date
Fall Term classes November 22, 2021
Fall/Winter Term spanning classes January 21, 2022
Winter Term classes March 23, 2022
Winter/Summer Term spanning distance and online courses May 12, 2022

Fee Payment Deadlines

A financial penalty will be assessed on accounts with an outstanding balance after this date.*

Event Date
Fall Term TBD
Winter Term TBD

Term Breaks

Academic and administrative offices will be open during this period; no classes, tests or assignment due dates occur during this time. Additional or differing dates exist for: Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Education (B.Ed. only), Medicine (M.D. only), Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy. Students in these programs should also see their respective section of the Academic Schedule.

Event Date
Fall Term Break (The U of M will be closed Thursday November 11 for Remembrance Day) November 8-12, 2021
Winter Term Break (The U of M will be closed Monday February 21 for Louis Riel Day) February 22-25, 2022

Examination and Test Dates

Students are reminded that they must remain available until all examination and test obligations have been fulfilled. Additional or differing dates exist for: Agriculture Diploma, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Education, Medicine (M.D.), and Pharmacy. Students in these programs should also see their respective section of the Academic Schedule. Students in faculties, colleges, schools or programs offering irregularly scheduled courses should also see the exam timetable available through their program office

Event Date
Fall Term (includes tests and mid term exams for Fall/Winter Term classes) December 11- 23, 2021
Winter Term (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes; no classes, examinations or tests will be held on April 15, 2022) April 18-29, 2022

Challenge for Credit Application Deadline

Event Date
For classes offered Fall Term 2021 and spanning Fall/Winter 2021-2022 September 22, 2021
For classes offered Winter Term 2022 January 24, 2022

Final Grade Appeal Deadlines

Event Date
For Final grades received for Fall Term 2021 classes January 25, 2022
For final grades received for Winter Term 2022 and Fall 2021/Winter 2022 classes June 13, 2022

Graduation and University Convocation

Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates will be awarded at Convocation. Graduation date may differ from Convocation Ceremony date. Additional or differing dates exist for Agriculture Diploma, Dental Hygiene, Dentistry, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy; students in these programs should also see their respective section of the Academic Schedule. 

For students graduating Fall 2021

Event Date
Deadline to apply online to graduate for most Undergraduate students July 30, 2021
Faculty of Graduate Studies Submission Deadline* August 6, 2021
Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus) October 19-21, 2021
Convocation Ceremony (Bannatyne Campus) October 28, 2021

For students graduating February 2022

Event Date
Deadline to apply online to graduate for most Undergraduate students September 21, 2021
Faculty of Graduate Studies Submission Deadline* January 6, 2022
Graduation date for students graduating in February February 2, 2022
Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus) June 2-7, 2022

For students graduating Spring 2022

Event Date
Deadline to apply online to graduate for most Undergraduate students January 21, 2022
Faculty of Graduate Studies Submission Deadline* March 31, 2022
Convocation Ceremony- Agriculture Diploma May 6, 2022
Convocation Ceremony (Bannatyne Campus) May 19, 2022
Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus) June 2-7, 2022
Convocation Ceremony- Université de Saint-Boniface June 13, 2022
Graduate Studies Submission Deadline* for students graduating Fall 2022 August 25, 2022
Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow in honour of Indigenous graduates May 7, 2022

Dates Applicable to Agriculture Diploma

Orientation

Event Date
Orientation September 10, 2021

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Fall Term Sept. 13 to Dec 10, 2021
Experiential Learning Oct 12 to 15, 2021 (subject to change)
Winter Term Jan 6 to Apr 6, 2022
Experiential Learning Jan 20 to 26, 2022 (subject to change)

Registration and Withdrawal Dates

Regular Registration Period
Event Date
Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term classes Ends Sept. 12, 2021
Winter Term Classes Ends Jan 5, 2022
Late Registration/Registration Revision Period

A financial penalty may be assessed on late registrations. Students may use this period of time to make changes to their selected courses or class schedule

Event Date
Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term classes Sept 13 to Sept 29, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 6 to Jan 31, 2022

Last Day to Drop without Penalty

Last date to drop and have class excluded from transcripts; VWs will be recorded on transcripts for classes dropped after this date 

Event Date
Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term classes Sept 28, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 28, 2022

Last Date to Register/Registration Revision Deadline

Event Date
Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term classes Sept 29, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 31, 2022

Voluntary (VW) Withdrawal deadline

Last date to withdraw and not receive a final grade; students cannot withdraw from classes after this date.

Event Date
Fall Term classes Nov 22, 2021
Winter Term and Fall/Winter Term classes Mar 17, 2022

Examination and Test Dates

Event Date
Fall Term (includes tests and midterms exams for Fall/Winter Term classes) Dec 11 to 20, 2021
Winter Term (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes; no classes, examinations or tests will be held on April 15, 2022) Apr 7 to 19, 2022

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Agricultural Diploma May 6, 2022

Dates applicable to Architecture

Important Dates (Mandatory for all ED2 Students)

Event Date
Orientation Aug 20, 2021 (subject to change)
Pre-term EVDS 2100 Aug 23, 2021 (subject to change)

Dates applicable to Art (School of)

Important Dates

Event Date
First Year Field Trip October 2021, Dates TBD
Pre-registration Orientation June 22, 2021

Dates applicable to Dental Hygiene

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Year 2
Fall Term Classes Aug 16 to Nov 26, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 5 to Apr 1, 2022
Year 3
Fall Term Classes Aug 9 to Nov 26, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 5 to Apr 1, 2022

Term Breaks 

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students
Event Date
Fall Term Break N/A
Winter Term Break Feb 28 to Mar 4, 2022

Examination and Test Dates

Event Date
Year 2
Fall Term (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes) Nov 29 to Dec 10, 2021
Winter Term Apr 4 to 8, 2022
Year 3
Fall Term (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes) Dec 6 to 10, 2021
Winter Term Apr 11 to 14, 2022

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus May 19, 2022

Dates applicable to Dentistry (including International Dentist Degree Program)

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Years 1 and 2 Classes and Clinics
Fall Term Aug 9 to Nov 26, 2021
Winter Term Jan 5 to Apr 29, 2022
Year 3/IDDP 1 Classes and Clinics
Fall Term Aug 3 to Nov 26 (classes) & Dec 3 (clinics), 2021
Winter Term Jan 5 to Apr 29, 2022
Year 4/IDDP 2 Classes and Clinics
Fall Term Aug 3 to Nov 26 (classes & clinics)
Winter Term Jan 5 to Apr 22, 2022

Term Breaks 

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students
Event Date
Fall Term Break N/A
Winter Term Break Feb 28 to Mar 4, 2022

Examination and Test Dates

Event Date
Years 1,2 and 3/IDDP 1
Fall Term (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter term classes) Nov 29 to Dec 10, 2021
Winter Term May 2 to 13, 2022
Year 4/IDDP 2
Fall Term (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes) Dec 6 to 10, 2021
Winter Term Jan 9 to 14, 2022

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus May 19, 2022

Dates applicable to Education (B.Ed.only *)

 Note: Unless registered in a B.Ed. course, PBDE students follow the dates listed in Section 1.2: Dates applicable to most U of M students. 
*All dates are tentative and dependent on decisions made by the Province regarding K – 12 schools during and post-pandemic.

Orientation

Event Date
Year 1 Sept 7, 2021
Year 2/Integrated 5 Sept 13, 2021

Start and End Dates

Note: Practicum dates may vary by practicum placement.

Event Date
Fall Term
Practicum Block Sept 7 to 10, 2021
Practicum Mondays Sept 13, 27, Oct 25, Nov 1, 2021
Day Classes Sept 14 to Nov 9, 2021
MTS PD Day Oct 22, 2021
Practicum Block Nov 15 to Dec 14, 2021
Winter Term
Day Classes Jan 11 to Mar 18, 2022
Practicum Mondays Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 28, Mar 7, 14, 2022
Practicum Block Mar 21 to 25; Apr 4 to 25, 2022

Term Breaks

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students.

Event Date
Fall Term Break (Note: Dates may vary by practicum placement) Nov 10 to 12, 2021
Winter Term Break see Term Break for all U of M students
Winter Practicum Break (Note: Dates may vary by school division and/or practicum placement) Mar 28 to Apr 1, 2022

Examination and Test Dates

Event Date
Fall Term (as required) Nov 6, 2021
Winter Term (as required) Mar 19, 2022

Dates applicable to Management

Orientation

Event Date
Fall term (M. Business Administration and M. Finance) Early August
Fall Term 9MSc and PhD) Late August -TBD

Start and End Dates (M. Business Administration and M. Finance)

Event Date
Fall Term Aug 9 to Dec 23, 2021
Winter Term Jan 5 to Apr 29, 2022

Dates applicable to Medicine (excludes Family Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Health Programs)

 Note: Family Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Health Programs students follow the Dates  applicable to most U of M students. 

 Orientation

Event Date
Year 1 Aug 17 to 20, 2021
Year 3 August 16, 2021

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Year 1
Fall Term Aug 23 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 3 to May 27, 2022
Rural Week May 23 t0 27, 2022
Year 2
Fall Term Aug 23 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 3 to May 20, 2022
Year 3
Fall Term August 16 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 3 to May 20, 2022
Year 4
Fall Term Aug 16 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 3 to May 20, 2022

Term Breaks

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students.

Event Date
Year 1 & 2
Fall Term Break N/A
Winter Term Break Mar 14 to 18, 2022
Year 3 & 4
Fall & Winter Term Break N/A

Examination and Test Dates                                             N/A

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus May 19, 2022

Dates applicable to Nursing

Orientation

Event Date
Fall Term Aug 31 to Sept 2, 2021
Winter Term Dec 20 to 22, 2021

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Nursing Practice
Fall Term Practicum N/A
NURS 4580 Senior Practicum Jan 10 to Apr 8, 2022

Dates applicable to Occupational Therapy

Orientation

Event Date
Year 1 Aug 23 & 24, 2021
Year 2 Aug 23, 2021

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Year 1
Fall Term Classes Aug 25 to Nov 19, 2021
Basic Fieldwork Nov 22 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 5 to Apr 29, 2022
Intermediate Fieldwork 1 May 2 to June 24, 2022
Year 2
Fall Term Classes Aug 24 to Dec 17, 2021
Intermediate Fieldwork 2 Jan 3 to Feb 25, 2022
Winter Term Classes Mar 7 to June 17, 2022
Advanced Fieldwork Flexible start and end dates between June 20 to Sept 16, 2022

Term Breaks

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students

Event Date
Fall Term Break N/A
Winter Term Break * Feb 28 to Mar 4, 2022
*Note: Some students may need to complete fieldwork during the mid-term break depending on availability of fieldwork sites.

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus November 8, 2021

Dates applicable to Pharmacy

Orientation

Event Date
Year 1 Aug 30, 2021

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Year 1
Fall Term Classes Aug 30 to Dec 10, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 10 to Apr 13, 2022
Year 2
Fall Term Classes Aug 30 to Dec 3, 2021
IPPE Community Jan 4 to 28, 2022
Winter Term Classes Jan 31 to May 6, 2022
Year 3
Fall Term Classes Sept 7 to Dec 10, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 10 to Apr 13, 2022

Term Breaks

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students.

Event Date
Year 1 & 3 Please refer to dates applicable to most U of M students
Year 2
Fall Please refer to dates applicable to most U of M students
Winter Mar 21 to 25, 2022

Examination & Test Dates

Event Date
Year 1
Fall Term Exams Dec 13 to 23, 2021
Winter Term Exams Please refer to dates applicable to most U of M students
Year 2
Fall Term Exams Dec 6 to 17, 2021
Winter Term Exams May 9 to 20, 2022
Year 3
Fall Term Exams Dec 13 to 23, 2021
Winter Term Exams Please refer to dates applicable to most U of M students

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus May 19, 2022

Dates applicable to Physical Therapy

Event Date
Orientation N/A

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Year 1
Fall Term Classes Aug 9 to Dec 23, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 5 to Mar 25, 2022
Clinical Placement 2x6 week placement between Apr 4 to Aug 5, 2022
Year 2
Fall Term Classes Aug 9 to Oct 15, 2021
Clinical Placement 1x5 week placement block + 1x5 week research block between Oct 18 to Dec 23, 2021
Winter Term Classes Jan 5 to Mar 25, 2022
Clinical Placement 2x6 week placement between Apr 4 to Aug 5, 2022

Term Breaks

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students.

Event Date
Fall Term Break N/A
Winter Term Break * Mar 28 to Apr 1, 2022
*Note: Some students may need to complete clinical placements during the mid-term break depending on availability of clinical sites.

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus Nov 8, 2021

Dates applicable to Physician Assistant Studies

Orientation

Event Date
Year 1 Aug 30 to Sept 3, 2021
Clinical Year 2 Orientation Aug 23 to Sept 10, 2021

Start and End Dates

Event Date
Fall Term Please refer to dates applicable to most U of M students (subject to change)
Winter Term Please refer to dates applicable to most U of M students (subject to change)
Fall Term Clinical Year 2 Rotations Starts Sept 13, 2021
Winter Term Clinical Year 2 Rotations Cont'd Jan 3, 2022

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus Oct 28, 2021

Dates applicable to Respiratory Therapy

Orientation

Event Date
Year 1 Sept 2 & 3, 2021
Year 3 Aug 19, 2021

Start and End Dates

(Includes clinical placement and classes)

Event Date
Year 1
Fall Term Sept 7 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 5 to Apr 22, 2022
Winter Term Clinical Placement May 2 to 27, 2022
Year 2
Fall Term Sept 7 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 5 to May 27, 2022
Winter Term Clinical Placement May 30 to June 24, 2022
Year 3
Fall Term Aug 16 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 3 to May 27, 2022
Clinical Placement Aug 23, 2021 to Apr 26, 2022
Note: Year 3 is mostly Clinical Placement. The month of May involves academic activities such as simulation and exams

Term Breaks

The academic and administrative offices will be open during this period, but there will be no classes/examinations held for students.

Event Date
Fall Term Break N/A
Winter Term Break Please refer to dates applicable to most U of M students

Convocation Ceremony

Event Date
Bannatyne Campus Oct 28, 2021

Dates applicable to Social Work

Orientation

Event Date
Fort Garry, Inner City Field Instruction Orientation Sept 7, 2021

Start and End Dates

Field Instruction*

Event Date
Fall Term Sept 7 to Dec 17, 2021
Winter Term Jan 10 to Apr 22, 2022
*Note: Some students may need to complete fieldwork during the fall and/or winter term breaks.

Dates for Summer Term

Start and End Dates (Generally Monday to Thursday classes)

Classes on Monday, May 23th will be made up on Friday, May 27th

Classes on Monday, August 1st will be made up on Friday, August 5th

Event Date
May- June May 9 to June 16, 2022 6 hours instruction/week
July-August July 4 to August 11, 2022 6 hours instruction/week
May- August 3 credits May 9 to August 11, 2022 3 hours instruction/week
May-August 6 credits May 9 to August 11, 2022 6 hours instruction/week

Registration and Withdrawal Dates

Regular Registration Period

Registration start dates are to be determined by the Registrar’s Office.

Event Date
May-June Ends May 8, 2022
July- August Ends July 3, 2022
May- August 3 credits Ends May 8, 2022
May-August 6 credits Ends May 8, 2022

Late Registration/Registration Revision Period

Students may use this period of time to make changes to their selected courses or class schedule.

Event Date
May-June May 9 to May 12, 2022
July- August July 4 to July 7, 2022
May-August 3 credits May 9 to May 19, 2022
May-August 6 credits May 9 to May 12, 2022

Last Date to Drop without Penalty

Last date to drop and have course excluded from transcripts; VWs will be recorded on transcriptsfor courses dropped after this date. There will be no refunds for courses dropped after this date. 

Event Date
May-June May 12, 2022
July-August July 7, 2022
May- August 3 credits May 19, 2022
May- August 6 credits May 12, 2022

Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline

Last date to withdraw and not receive a final grade; students cannot withdraw from courses after this date.

Event Date
May-June June 7, 2022
July-August August 2, 2022
May- August 3 credits July 21, 2022
May-August 6 credits July 21, 2022

Fee Payment Deadlines

A financial penalty will be assessed on accounts with an outstanding balance after this date. (determined by Financial Services)

Examination and Test Dates

Event Date
May-June June 20 to 25, 2022
July-August August 15 to 20, 2022
May-August 3 credits August 15 to 20, 2022
May-August 6 credits August 15 to 20, 2022

Other Summer Term Start and End Dates 

Event Date
Business Administration (M.B.A.) Last week of April to Aug. 30, 2022 (multiple courses)

Dentistry

Event Date
IDDP Program, Year 1 May 9 to June 30, 2022

Medicine

Event Date
Year 3 May 30 to Sept 2, 2022
Year 3 Summer Break Jul 18 to 29, 2022
B.Sc. (Med) Year 1 TBD
B.Sc. (Med.) Year 2 TBD

Nursing

Event Date
Year 4 NURS 4580 Senior Practicum TBD

Occupational Therapy

Event Date
Year 1 Intermediate Fieldwork May 2 to June 24, 2022
Year 2 Advanced Fieldwork June 20 to Sept 16, 2022 (flexible start and end dates)

Pharmacy

Event Date
Year 2 IPPE Hospital Rotation 4 week block completed between May 30 to Aug 26, 2022
Year 4 8 week block completed between May 2 to August 26, 2022

Physician Assistant Studies

Event Date
Summer Term April 25 to July 22, 2022