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Important Dates

Please visit this page for specific information related to fall 2022, winter 2023 semester billing and related deadlines for payments and refund dates.

SUMMER FULL SEMESTER 2024

Date

Activity

May 6

Semester classes begin

May 13

Last day to add a course

May 14

Graduation Day

May 20

University Closed - Victoria Day

May 31

Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'

June 18

Faculty mid-session warning

July 1

University Closed - Canada Day

July 3

Last day to drop course

August 5

University Closed - Natal Day

August 12

Semester classes end

August 16

Last day for grade submission

Summer
Session A
2024

DateActivity
May 6Session begins
May 9Last day to add a course
May 17Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'
May 20University Closed - Victoria Day
May 28Faculty mid-session warning
June 5Last day to drop course
June 24Session classes end
June 28Last day for grade submission

Summer
Session B
2024

DateActivity
July 2Session classes begin
July 5Last day to add a course
July 12Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'
July 24Faculty mid-session warning
July 31Last day to drop course
August 5University Closed – Natal Day
August 19Session classes end
August 23Last day for grade submission
August 26New faculty orientation
August 27New faculty orientation

FALL SEMESTER 2024

Date

Activity

September 4

Orientation - New Undergraduate Students


September 5


Orientation - New Graduate Students

September 6


Monday Fall semester classes begin (Friday following Monday schedule)


September 9


Fall semester classes begin 

September 16

Last day to add a course

September 23

Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'

September 30

University Closed - Truth & Reconciliation Day

October 14

University Closed - Thanksgiving

October 18

Faculty mid-semester warning

November 4

Last day to drop course with a 'W'

November 11

University Closed – Remembrance Day

November 11 - November 15

No classes - Mid-semester break

November 14 - November 15

In Service Days (Faculty and Staff)

December 9

Last Day of Classes

December 10 - December 18

Assessment period (flex/study/exams/critiques)

December 20

Final grades due to the Registrar’s Office at noon

December 20

End of Fall 2024 Term

December 21, 2024 - January 1, 2025

Winter Holiday Break

WINTER SEMESTER 2025

Date

Activity

January 6

Orientation - New Winter Students

January 7

Winter semester classes begin

January 14

Last day to add a course

January 21

Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'

February 17

University Closed - Heritage Day

February 17 - February 21

No classes - Winter Break

February 20

In Service Day (Faculty and Staff)

March 3

Faculty mid-semester warning

March 12

Last day to drop course with a 'W'

April 7

Last Day of Classes

April 8 - April 16

Assessment period (flex/study/exams/critiques)

April 17

Final grades due to the Registrar’s Office at noon

April 18

University Closed - Good Friday

April 21

University Closed - Easter Monday

April 23

End of Winter 2025 Term

SUMMER FULL SEMESTER 2025

Date

Activity

May 5

Semester classes begin

May 9

Last day to add a course

TBA

Graduation Day

May 19

University Closed - Victoria Day

May 30

Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'

June 18

Faculty mid-session warning

July 1

University Closed - Canada Day

July 3

Last day to drop course

July 29

Semester classes end

August 4

University Closed - Natal Day

July 30 - August 12

Assessment period

August 16

Last day for grade submission

Summer
Session A
2025

Date

Activity

May 5

Session begins
May 9Last day to add a course

May 16

Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'

May 19

University Closed - Victoria Day

May 27

Faculty mid-session warning

June 2

Last day to drop course

June 17

Session classes end

June 17 - June 23

Assessment period

June 27

Last day for grade submission

Summer
Session B
2025

Date

Activity
July 2Session classes begin

July 7

Last day to add a course

July 14

Courses dropped recorded on transcript as 'W'

July 23

Faculty mid-session warning

July 30

Last day to drop course

August 4

University Closed – Natal Day
August 19Session classes end

August 19 - August 25

Assessment period

August 28

Last day for grade submission
August 26New faculty orientation
August 27New faculty orientation