University 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.


Fall 2020 Trimester

Registration: June 15 to 19, 2020

March 30, 2020 Application deadline for admission or to request a change of program for graduate studies for the Fall 2020 term
August 31, 2020 Start of the 2020 Fall Term
September 7, 2020 Holiday – Labor Day
September 14, 2020 Deadline for registration modification without penalty (with refund)*
October 12, 2020 Holiday – Thanksgiving
October 21, 2020 Deadline for withdrawal without mention of failure in the student’s file (without refund)*
December 11, 2020 End of 2020 Fall Term


2021 Winter term

Registration: November 9 to 13, 2020

November 1, 2020 Application deadline for admission or to request a change of program for graduate studies for the 2021 Winter Term
January 5, 2021 Start of the 2021 Winter Term
January 18, 2021 Deadline for registration modification without penalty (with refund)*
Februrary 21, 2021 Deadline for withdrawal without mention of failure in the student’s file (without refund)*
April 2, 2021 Holiday – Good Friday
April 5, 2021 Holiday – Easter Monday
April 16, 2021 End 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 16, 2021End of 2021 Summer Term


Important Information

The dates indicated in the university 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 university 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 applies. UQAM Calender or Université Laval Calendar