Teaching commences on the second Tuesday after Labour Day. The academic year is made up of two semesters as follows:
- Semester I (September to December)
Approximately 12 weeks of lectures (including a brief reading period in October);
- Semester II (January to April)
Approximately 15 weeks of lectures (including a reading week in February);
The Freshman courses are offered each year. The Junior year courses will be offered in the academic year 2011 - 2012, the Senior year courses in 2012 - 2013, and the Sophomore year courses in 2013-2014.
Lectures are normally held from 8:50 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., Monday to Friday. Freshman courses normally have no lectures on Thursdays.