Academic Calendar

During each term of your master’s or doctoral studies at INRS, you will have a number of important dates to keep in mind for the proper functioning of your training and the management of your student file.

2021 Winter Term | 2021 Summer Term | 2021 Fall Term


2021 Winter Term

Registration: November 9 to 13, 2020

November 1, 2020Application deadline for admission or to request a change of program for graduate studies for the 2021 Winter Term
January 11, 2021Start of the 2021 Winter Term
January 22, 2021Deadline for registration modification without penalty (with refund)*
March 1, 2021Deadline for withdrawal without mention of failure in the student’s file (without refund)*
April 2, 2021Holiday – Good Friday
April 5, 2021Holiday – Easter Monday
April 23, 2021End of 2021 Winter Term


2021 Summer Term

Registration: March 15 to 19, 2021

March 1, 2021Application deadline for admission or to request a change of program for graduate studies for the 2021 Summer Term
May 3, 2021Start of the 2021 Summer Term
May 18, 2021Deadline for registration modification without penalty (with refund)*
May 24, 2021Holiday – National Patriots Day
June 22, 2021Deadline for withdrawal without mention of failure in the student’s file (without refund)*
June 24, 2021Holiday – Quebec National Holiday
July 1, 2021Holiday – Canada Day
August 13, 2021End of 2021 Summer Term


Fall 2021

Registration: June 14 to 18 juin, 2021

March 30, 2021Application deadline for admission or to request a change of program for graduate studies for the 2021 Fall Term
September 6, 2021Holiday – Labour Day
September 7, 2021Start of the 2021 Fall Term
September 20, 2021Deadline for registration modification without penalty (with refund)*
October 11, 2021Holiday – Thanskgiving
October 27, 2021Deadline for withdrawal without mention of failure in the student’s file (without refund)*
December 17, 2021End of 2021 Summer Fall


Important Information

The dates indicated in the academic calendar (PDF) take precedence over those in the table. When June 24 and July 1 fall on a Saturday, each holiday is observed the previous Friday.

* The academic calendar does not apply to joint programs in urban studies (INRS-UQAM) and earth sciences (INRS-Université Laval). For these programs, the calendar of the partner university, UQAM ou Université Laval, applies.

Questions about admission and the academic calendar? Write to the Registrar's Office.