Dates and Deadlines

 for current students

a quick reference guide to the important dates and deadlines relevant to current LSE students

The LSE crest and mottoThe links below offer a quick reference guide to the important dates and deadlines relevant to current LSE students.

Prospective students with questions about Admissions deadlines should visit the Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate Admissions webpages.

Term Dates

You can see current and future year term dates online.

Your department will be able to confirm the plans for reading weeks within your department. 

Exam Dates

For information on dates and deadlines around exams please visit the following pages:

Exam dates and timetables

Individual Exam Adjustments (IEA) deadline

Exceptional circumstances submission deadline

Deferral deadlines

LSE Welcome and Registration

Details of when LSE Welcome will be taking place are available at LSE Welcome. The release date of your Welcome Presentation will be communicated to you closer to the time.

Details of when to register are available at registration for new students.

Details of when to re-register are available at re-registration for continuing students.

Withdrawals and interruptions

If you want to interrupt you must submit the form before the end of Michaelmas or Lent term as appropriate. You can see this years dates at Term Dates.

Withdrawals can be submitted at any time but there are deadlines in place around how your fees are calculated. Visit permanent withdrawal for more information.

Programme Transfers

For more information on the deadlines around programme transfers visit programme transfers.

Course Selection

  • You can begin the first stage of the process - researching your courses as soon as the Calendar is published. This normally happens in September.
  • You can undertake the second part of the process - selecting your courses only at specific times of year. Visit Course Selection for more information.
  • There is also an opportunity to change courses at the beginning of Lent Term.


For information about when to pay your fees, installment dates and the early payment reward visit tuition fees.


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