Resources for Parents and Guardians of Students
These pages are designed to provide you, Queen's parents and guardians, with information and resources to empower your student to succeed, both academically and personally, at Queen's.
- May 1: Tuition fees for 2015 Summer Term courses are due
- May 4: Summer Term classes begin
- May 8: Last day to add Summer Term classes
- May 12: Release date for Winter 2015 grades
- May 12-18: Deadlines for reserving Convocation guest tickets. See our information page for dates specific to each faculty/school
- May 18: Victoria Day (university is closed)
- May 21-June 11: Spring 2015 Convocation
- May 29: Last day to drop Summer Term classes
- May 31: Application deadline for the Summer General Bursary
- June 1: Deadline for response to offers of admission for students attending an Ontario high school and offers received after May 1
- June 7: Deadline to apply for exam accommodations for Summer Term exams (including religious accommodations)
- June 8: Deadline for residence application and deposit
- June 18: Summer Term examinations (May-June session)
- June 26: Last date to drop Summer Term classes (May-July session)
- June 30: Last date to apply for the Fall Term Upper-Year Program at BISC
Fees and deadlines:
Detailed information can be found in the 2014-2015 Guide to Registration and Fees.
You Might be Thinking About...
- Attending SOAR Registration is now open for Summer Orientation to Academics and Resources, July 3-18.
- Tuition Starting in 2015-16, Queen's is moving to per-term billing for all students. See the Registrar's website for answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
- Academic accommodations for students with disabilities: Register with the Disability Services Office this summer.
- Residence Living Learn more about moving your student into residence and sign up for Campus Connection, a monthly publication keeping parents informed on what is happening in Residences at Queen’s.
- Student employment Search for Jobs in Res / Career Services
- Student housing The Student Community Relations Office is the place for good advice about student housing in the Kingston community. Student housing is abundant in Kingston; there is no need to settle for poor quality or extravagant prices.
- Your student traveling to and from Kingston Learn more about the Tricolour Express
- Student health Learn more about the Athletics and Recreation Centre. See the Student Health Services webpage and subscribe to a monthly health-related web magazine for parents of university students.
- Student safety See all Student Safety resources and our Safety and Security / Emergency Service Listings
- Undergraduate Admission
- Office of the University Registrar: fees, schedules, sessional dates
- Office of the University Registrar: Parent FAQs
- Incoming Students - Next Steps
- Academic Calendars: course descriptions, regulations, key dates
- Financial assistance/student awards
- Income tax forms
- Health and dental insurance
- Submit your Family Contact Form
- Subscribe to Campus Connection: Residences parent newsletter
- Residences: sub-site for parents
- About meal plans: for students living both on and off campus
- Community Housing Office
- Student-Community Relations: (formerly "Town Gown") bringing students and community together, providing guidance and fostering a spirit of community
- Students in Crisis Service Listing
- Safety and Security / Emergency Service Listing
- Student Health 101: The "Parent Perspective" is published monthly by Health, Counselling and Disability Services.
- Be Well: Healthy Lifestyle Choices for Queen's Students
- Counselling Services
- Disability Services
- Health Services
- Queen's Learning Commons
- QSuccess: A first-year experience program
- Learning Strategies Development: learning and study skills support
- Information on student development for parents and guardians
- Adaptive Technology Centre
- Academic Integrity
- Student Academic Success Services
- Writing Centre
- Accessibility Hub
- Bounce Back for Arts & Science Students
- The Parent's Guide to Queen's Engineering (PDF 3.2 MB)
(available from the Engineering and Applied Science Prospective Student site)
- Queen's University International Centre
- Information on: Arriving in Canada, Living in Kingston, Canadian Taxes, Health Insurance, English Language Support and more.
- Financial Aid for International Students
- Guardianship and Official Documents
- Bader International Study Centre (Herstmonceux)
- Writing Centre for International Students
- Incoming International and Outgoing Exchange information
- NEWTS Orientation (for incoming exchange, international, castle, and transfer students)