The Professional MBA is cohort based and structured in an intensive executive format over 16 months. Courses are delivered from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every second Friday and Saturday, allowing time for team projects and coursework.

View the 2019-2020 Cohort 1 Schedule

View the 2020-2021 Cohort 2 Schedule

2020 – 2021 Dates & Deadlines

Pre-Arrival

May 25, 2020
The Student Registration Assistance service becomes available to all students.

June 8, 2020
The registration timetable planning tool is available in Carleton Central for the 2020-2021 academic year.

June 24-26, 2020
Carleton Central opens for registration for new first year undergraduate students and students admitted from CEGEP (be sure to visit Step 1 of Registration in Carleton Central to view your registration start time).

July 1, 2020
Statutory holiday. University closed.

July 2-8, 2020
Carleton Central opens for registration for returning undergraduate students and new and returning graduate students (be sure to visit Step 1 of Registration in Carleton Central to view your registration start time).

August 3, 2020
Civic holiday, University closed.

August 6, 2020
Carleton Central opens at 8:30 a.m. for registration for Special Students and Visiting Undergraduates on Letter of Permission (see Time-Ticket Schedule).

August 2020 (TBD)
Fall term and fall/winter course registration for University of Ottawa undergraduate exchange students begins. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

August 25, 2020
Fall payment deadline. Click here for important payment information. Late charges may be applied to the student account any time after this date.

September 1, 2020
Last day for receipt of applications from potential fall (November) graduates.

September 2, 2020
Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in fall and fall/winter term courses.

Fall 2020

September 5-6, 2020
Residence move in weekend.

September 7, 2020
Statutory holiday. University closed.

September 8, 2020
Academic orientation (undergraduate and graduate).

September 9, 2020
Fall term begins.
Fall and fall/winter classes begin.

September 16, 2020
OSAP deferral deadline. Late payment charges and late registration charges applied to the student account on or after this date for eligible OSAP students.

September 18-20, 2020
Full and late summer deferred final examinations held.

September 23, 2020
Last day of registration for fall term and fall/winter courses.
Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for fall term and fall/winter courses.
Graduate students who have not electronically submitted their final thesis copy to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will not be eligible to graduate in fall 2009 and must register for the fall 2020 term.

September 30, 2020
Last day to withdraw from fall term and fall/winter courses with a full fee adjustment (financial withdrawal). Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to fall term fees and will result in a permanent notation of WDN appearing on your official transcript.

October 9, 2020
December examination schedule (fall term final and fall/winter mid-terms) available online.

October 12, 2020
Statutory holiday. University closed.

October 26-30, 2020
Fall break. Classes are suspended.

November 13, 2020
Last day to request formal exam accommodations for December examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities. Note that it may not be possible to fulfil accommodation requests received after the specified deadlines.

November 27, 2020
Last day for summative tests or examinations or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade before the official examination period (see examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar).

November 25, 2020
Winter Payment Deadline. Click here for important payment information. Late charges may be applied to the student account any time after this date.

December 1, 2020
Last day for receipt of applications from potential winter (February) graduates.
Last day for graduate students to submit their supervisor-approved thesis in examinable form to the department.

December 9, 2020
Winter term registration for University of Ottawa undergraduate exchange students begins. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m.

December 11, 2020
Fall term ends.
Last day of fall term classes.
Classes follow a Monday schedule.
Last day for academic withdrawal from fall term courses.
Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for fall term courses.
Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate degree program transfers for winter term.
Last day for take home examinations to be assigned, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar.
Last day to pay any remaining fall tuition fees to avoid a hold on access to marks through Carleton Central and the release of transcripts and other official documents.

December 12 – 23, 2020
Final examinations in fall term courses and mid-term examinations in fall/winter courses may be held. Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week.

December 23, 2020
All take home examinations are due on this day, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar.

December 25, 2020-January 1, 2021
University closed.

December 30, 2020
Deadline for course outlines to be made available to students registered in winter term courses.

Winter 2021

January 4, 2021
University reopens at 8:30 a.m.

January 6, 2021
Winter term classes begin.

January 13, 2021
OSAP deferral deadline. Late payment charges and late registration charges applied to the student account on or after this date for eligible OSAP students.

January 20, 2021
Last day for registration for winter term courses.
Last day to change courses or sections (including auditing) for winter term courses.
Graduate students who have not electronically submitted their final thesis copy to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will not be eligible to graduate in winter 2021 and must register for the winter 2021 term.

January 22-24, 29-31, 2021
Fall term deferred examinations will be held.

January 31, 2021
Last day for a fee adjustment when withdrawing from winter term courses or the winter portion of two-term courses (financial withdrawal). Withdrawals after this date will create no financial change to winter term fees and will result in a permanent notation of WDN appearing on your official transcript.

February 12, 2021
April examination schedule available online.

February 15, 2021
Statutory holiday. University closed.

February 15-19, 2021
Winter Break. Classes are suspended.

March 1, 2021
Last day for receipt of applications for admission from candidates who wish to be guaranteed consideration for financial assistance (including Carleton fellowships, scholarships and teaching assistantships) administered by Carleton University. Candidates whose applications are received after the March 1 deadline may be considered for the award of a fellowship, scholarship or teaching assistantship (Graduate students only).

March 12, 2021
Last day to request formal exam accommodations for April examinations to the Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities. Note that it may not be possible to fulfill accommodation requests received after the specified deadlines.

March 26, 2021
Last day for summative tests or examinations, or formative tests or examinations totaling more than 15% of the final grade, in winter term or fall/winter courses before the official examination period (see examination regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar).

April 1, 2021
Last day for receipt of applications from potential spring (June) graduates.

April 2, 2021
Statutory holiday. University closed.

April 9, 2021 
Last day to pay any remaining balance on your Student Account to avoid a hold on access to marks through Carleton Central and the release of transcripts and other official documents. An account balance may delay summer 2021 course selection.

Winter term ends.

Last day of winter term and fall/winter classes.
Last day for academic withdrawal from winter term and fall/winter courses.
Last day for handing in term work and the last day that can be specified by a course instructor as a due date for term work for winter term and fall/winter courses.
Last day for take home examinations to be assigned, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations of the Graduate Calendar.

April 10, 2021
No classes or examinations take place.

April 11-23, 2021
Final examinations in winter term and fall/winter courses may be held. Examinations are normally held all seven days of the week.

April 23, 2021
All take-home examinations are due on this day, with the exception of those conforming to the examinations regulations in the Academic Regulations of the University section of the Undergraduate Calendar/General Regulations

May 1, 2021
Last day for receipt of applications for undergraduate internal degree transfers to allow for registration for the summer session.

May 14, 2021
Graduate students who have not electronically submitted their final thesis copy to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs will not be eligible to graduate in spring 2021 and must register for the summer 2021 term.

May 14-26, 2021
Winter term and fall/winter deferred final examinations will be held.

May 24, 2021
Statutory holiday. University closed. No examinations take place

Policies

Other student policies can be found on the Carleton University Student Affairs web site or on the University Secretariat web site.