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Academic Dates

September 2015 – August 2016

Fall Session - 2015
Event Date
Fall Orientation Week August 31 - September 4
Labour Day (no classes) September 7
Fall Semester Classes Start September 8
Course Add/Drop Close DateSeptember 16
Refund Deadline (program withdrawal)September 22****
Thanksgiving Day (no classes) October 12
Convocation October 31
Last Week of Semester December 14 - 18*
Intersession (no classes) December 21 - January 1/16**
Winter Session - 2016
Event Date
Winter Orientation January 4
Winter Semester Classes Start January 5***
Course Add/Drop Close DateJanuary 13
Refund Deadline (program withdrawal)January 19****
Family Day (no classes) February 15
Study Week February 15 - 19**
Good Friday (no classes)March 25
Last Week of Semester April 18 - 22*
Intersession (no classes)April 25 - May 6**
Spring Session - 2016
Event Date
Spring/Summer Semester Classes Start May 9
Course Add/Drop Close DateMay 17
Victoria Day (no classes) May 23
Refund Deadline (program withdrawalMay 23
Convocation June 6, 7, 8, 9
Canada Day (no classes) July 1
Civic Holiday (no classes) August 1
End period for 12-week semester July 29
End period for 15-week semester August 19
Intersession (no classes) August 22 - September 2**
Labour Day (no classes) September 5
Fall Semester Classes Start September 6

*Programs with exams outside this time frame will be notified by the academic area.

** Some Apprenticeship and Corporate Training courses and programs, as well as programs with irregular start dates, may have classes during the intersession periods.

*** Apprenticeship programs will resume classes on January 4, 2016.

**** For Fall programs which begin the weeks of August 24 or September 8.

September 2016 - August 2017

Fall Session - 2016
Event Date
Fall Orientation Week August 29 - September 2
Labour Day (no classes) September 5
Fall Semester Classes Start September 6
Program Withdrawal with Refund Deadline September 19****
Thanksgiving Day (no classes) October 10
Student Success Week October 24-28
Convocation October 29
Last Week of Semester December 12 - 16*
Intersession (no classes) December 19 - January 6/17**
Winter Session - 2017
Event Date
Winter Orientation January 5
Winter Semester Classes Start January 9***
Program Withdrawal with Refund Deadline January 20****
Family Day (no classes) February 20
Student Success Week February 27 - March 3
Good Friday (no classes) April 14
Last Week of Semester April 17 - 21*
Intersession (no classes) April 24 - May 5**
Spring Session - 2017
Event Date
Spring/Summer Semester Classes Start May 8
Program Withdrawal with Refund Deadline May 19****
Victoria Day (no classes) May 22
Convocation June 5, 6, 7, 8
Student Success Week June 26 - 30
Canada Day (no classes) June 30
Civic Holiday (no classes) August 7
Last week of semester August 14 - 18*
Intersession (no classes) August 21 - September 1**

* Programs with exams outside this time frame will be notified by the academic area.

** Some Apprenticeship and Corporate Training courses and programs, as well as programs with irregular start dates, may have classes during the intersession periods.

*** Apprenticeship programs will resume classes on January 2/17.

**** Refund deadline most programs. Questions should be directed to the Student Records Officer.

Career & Academic Access
Engineering & Information Technology
Health Sciences and Community Services
Language & Communications Studies expand or collapse

Fall Session - 2016
Event Date
Fall Orientation Week August 29 - September 2
Labour Day (no classes) September 5
Fall Semester Classes Start September 6
Program Withdrawal with Refund Deadline September 19****
Thanksgiving Day (no classes) October 10
Convocation October 29
Last Week of Semester December 12 - 16*
Intersession (no classes) December 19 - January 6/17**
Winter Session - 2017
Event Date
Winter Orientation January 5
Winter Semester Classes Start January 9***
Program Withdrawal with Refund Deadline January 20****
Family Day (no classes) February 20
Student Success Week February 27 - March 3
Good Friday (no classes) April 14
Last Week of Semester April 24 - 28*
Intersession (no classes) May 1 - May 5**
Spring Session - 2017
Event Date
Spring/Summer Semester Classes Start May 8
Program Withdrawal with Refund Deadlines May 19****
Victoria Day (no classes) May 22
Convocation June 5, 6, 7, 8
Canada Day (no classes) June 30
Civic Holiday (no classes) August 7
Last week of semester August 14 - 18
Intersession (no classes) August 21 - September 1**

* Programs with exams outside this time frame will be notified by the academic area.

** Some Apprenticeship and Corporate Training courses and programs, as well as programs with irregular start dates, may have classes during the intersession periods.

*** Apprenticeship programs will resume classes on January 2/17.

**** Refund deadline most programs. Questions should be directed to the Student Records Officer.

September 2017 - August 2018

Fall Session - 2017
Event Date
Fall Orientation Week August 28 - September 1
Labour Day (no classes) September 4
Fall Semester Classes Start September 5
Thanksgiving Day (no classes) October 9
Student Success Week October 23-27
Convocation TBD
Last Week of Semester December 11 - 15*
Intersession (no classes) December 18 - January 3/18**
Winter Session - 2018
Event Date
Winter Orientation January 4
Winter Semester Classes Start January 8***
Family Day (no classes) February 19
Student Success Week February 26 - March 2*
Good Friday (no classes) March 30
Last Week of Semester April 16 - 20*
Intersession (no classes) April 23 - May 4**
Spring Session - 2018
Event Date
Spring/Summer Semester Classes Start May 7
Victoria Day (no classes) May 21
Convocation TBD
Student Success Week (15 week semester) June 25 - 29
Canada Day (no classes) July 2
Civic Holiday (no classes) August 6
End period for 12 week semester July 27
End period for 15 week semester August 17
Intersession (no classes) August 20 - August 31**
Labour Day (no classes) September 3
Fall Semester Classes Start September 4

* Programs with exams outside this time frame will be notified by the academic area.

** Some Apprenticeship and Corporate Training courses and programs, as well as programs with irregular start dates, may have classes during the intersession periods.

*** Apprenticeship programs will resume classes on January 2/18.

**** Refund deadline most programs. Questions should be directed to the Student Records Officer.

Engineering, Technology & Information Technology
expand or collapse

Fall Session - 2017
Event Date
Fall Orientation Week August 28 - September 1
Labour Day (no classes) September 4
Fall Semester Classes Start September 5
Thanksgiving Day (no classes) October 9
Convocation TBD
Last Week of Semester December 11 - 15*
Intersession (no classes) December 18 - January 3/18**
Winter Session - 2018
Event Date
Winter Orientation January 4
Winter Semester Classes Start January 8***
Family Day (no classes) February 19
Study Week February 26 - March 2
Good Friday (no classes) March 30
Last Week of Semester April 23 - 27*
Intersession (no classes) April 30 - May 4**
Spring Session - 2018
Event Date
Spring/Summer Semester Classes Start May 7
Victoria Day (no classes) May 21
Convocation TBD
Canada Day (no classes) July 2
Civic Holiday (no classes) August 6
End period for 12 week semester July 27
End period for 15 week semester August 17
Intersession (no classes) August 20 - August 31**
Labour Day (no classes) September 3
Fall Semester Classes Start September 4

* Programs with exams outside this time frame will be notified by the academic area.

** Some Apprenticeship and Corporate Training courses and programs, as well as programs with irregular start dates, may have classes during the intersession periods.

*** Apprenticeship programs will resume classes on January 2/18.

**** Refund deadline most programs. Questions should be directed to the Student Records Officer.

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