The below is your all-in-one calendar of OCADFA events and important dates and deadlines. Please note you should receive membership meeting invitations closer to the event. If you do not receive one, please let us know via info@ocadfa.ca

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You can find the University’s “Important Dates & Deadlines” page, where you’ll find things like term start and end dates and grade submissions dates, here: https://www.ocadu.ca/students/dates-and-deadlines

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Membership Meetings

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August 31 – Technicians Consult, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

September 8 – IT Technicians Consult, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

September 20 – Membership Meeting, 10:00 a.m. – Noon

September 20 – Welcome Back Social, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., in person at Grange Park

October 3 – TA/RA Townhall, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

October 4 – Grievance Workshop, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

November 8 – Annual General Meeting, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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Important MoA Dates and Deadlines for Members

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September 1 – Application for Sabbatical due (MoA article 23.2.1.1)

October 1 – Sessional Right of Reappointment application due (MoA article 16.1.6.3)

October 1 – Promotion of Rank application due (MoA: 24.1.2)

October 15 – Notifications due for Leaves of Absence (MoA: 23.2.1.2 / 34.2.1.1), Change of Workload (MoA: 23.2.1.3 / 34.2.1.2), Retirement (MoA: 23.2.1.4 / 34.2.1.3) for non-Sessional Faculty and permanent Academic Staff

October 15 – Indication of interest in re-appointment for Teaching Stream, CLTA faculty on expiring appointment due (MoA: 23.5.1; 23.7.1)

October 15 – Teaching Stream Permanent Status Review application due (MoA: 24.6.2)

January 31 – Submission of Performance Reviews (MoA: 24.3.3)

February 1 – “Expression of Interest” in re-appointment for Sessional faculty, Contract Technicians, and Teaching/Research Assistants (MoA: 23.3.1 / 34.3.1 / 34.5.1)

March 31 – Results of Teaching Stream Permanent Status Review and Sessional Right of Reappointment applications (MoA: 24.6.3 / 16.1.6.3)

May 15 – Results of Merit Review (24.6.16)

May 31 – deadline to submit Professional Development expenses