Graduate students are entitled to all statutory holidays that the university is closed including the break between Christmas and the start of winter term. The undergraduate fall and winter term exam periods are not holiday time and graduate students are expected to be available to fulfill DTA duties.
Students are entitled to 2 weeks of holiday per year. Under most circumstances they are to be taken during the summer. The holidays must be arranged one month in advance with the approval of their supervisor(s).If vacation is to be taken either during the fall or winter term, then approval is required from both their supervisor(s) and their DTA supervisor. Holidays must be recorded with the Graduate Coordinator.