Officer Training Program: academic calendar

Important dates for the 2019 to 2020 calendar year.

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Fall term 2019

The 2019 fall term starts on September 16 and ends on December 3, 2019.

The 2019 fall term starts on September 16 and ends on December 3, 2019.
Dates Activity
August 26 to 30
  • Orientation week (Class of 2023)
September 3 to 13
  • Practical training for all years
September 3 to December 20
  • 2nd year navigation officer cadets go to sea
  • 2nd year engineering officer cadets go to sea
December 6
  • Officer cadet appreciation banquet
December 9 to 13
  • Exam week
December 16 to 19
  • Correction of fall term exams
December 16 to 19
  • Transition week: mix of practical training, presentations and seminars for officer cadets
December 20
  • Holiday break: officer cadets travel home for the holidays

Winter term 2020

The 2020 winter term starts on January 6 and ends on March 27, 2020.

The 2020 winter term starts on January 6 and ends on March 27, 2020
Dates Activity
January 2 to 3
  • Officer cadets travel back to college
January 2 to April 8
  • 2nd year navigation officer cadets return to sea phase
  • 3rd year navigation officer cadets on sea phase
January 6
  • 2nd year engineering officer cadets return from sea phase
February 17 to 21
  • Winter carnival week
February 21
  • No afternoon classes
  • Carnival wrap-up activities
March 27 to April 2
  • Exam week
April 3 to 9
  • Correction of winter term exams
  • Transition week: mix of practical training, presentations and seminars for officer cadets

Spring term 2020

The 2020 spring term starts on April 14 and ends on July 3, 2020.

The 2020 spring term starts on April 14 and ends on July 3, 2020
Dates Activity
April 14
  • 2nd year navigation officer cadets return from sea phase
April 11 to August 7
  • 3rd year navigation officer cadets on sea phase
  • 3rd year engineering officer cadets on sea phase
April 28
  • National Day of Mourning: no classes between 10am to 12am
June 6
  • Graduation of 4th year officer cadets
July 6 to 10
  • Exam week
July 13 to 16
  • Correction of spring terms exams
  • Transition week: mix of practical training, presentations and seminars for officer cadets

Summer term 2020

The 2020 summer term starts on July 13 and ends on August 7, 2020.

The 2020 summer term starts on July 13 and ends on August 7, 2020
Dates Activity
July 13 to August 7
  • Summer practical learning term (4 weeks)
  • MED/summer program for 1st year officer cadets
  • Summer programs for 2nd year officer cadets
August 10 to 28
  • Summer vacation
August 24 to 28
  • Orientation week (Class of 2024)
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