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Full Semester Dates & Deadlines

Full Semester dates and deadlines apply to a full semester and are approximately 15 weeks in duration. The upcoming semester periods are as follows:

  • Fall 2015 - September 8 to December 19, 2015
  • Spring 2016 - January 4 to April 23, 2016
  • Summer 2016 - May 2 to August 12, 2016

See here for Intersession dates and deadlines for sessions within a full semester.

Note: Dates and deadlines are subject to change without notice.

September 2015
7 Labour Day (closure) CLOSED
7 Last day to drop (100%) (more info) Fall 2015
8 First Day of Classes Fall 2015
14 Last day to add/drop without "W" (70%) (more info) Fall 2015
15 Withdrawal/no refund period commences Fall 2015
16 Arrears deadline to 16:30 PST Fall 2015
October 2015
8-9 Convocation Fall 2015
12 Thanksgiving (closure) CLOSED
27 Last day to withdraw with a W grade Fall 2015
November 2015
11 Remembrance Day (closure) CLOSED
12 First Day of Registration Spring 2016
December 2015
7 Last Day of Classes Fall 2015
8 Fee Payment Deadline Spring 2016
9-19 Final Exam Period Fall 2015
24 Christmas Eve (closure) CLOSED
25 Christmas Day (closure) CLOSED
26 Boxing Day (closure) CLOSED
28 Closed in lieu of Boxing Day CLOSED
31 New Year's Eve (closure) CLOSED
January 2016
1 New Year's Day (closure) CLOSED
3 Last day to drop (100%) (more info) Spring 2016
4 Classes start Spring 2016
10 Last day to add/drop without "W" (70%) (more info) Spring 2016
11 Withdrawal/no refund period commences Spring 2016
15 Arrears deadline to 16:30 PST Spring 2016
February 2016
8 BC Family Day (closure) CLOSED
22-27 Reading Break (February 22 - 27) Spring 2016
March 2016
4 Last day to withdraw with a W grade Spring 2016
7 First day of registration Summer 2016
25 Good Friday (closure) CLOSED
28 Easter Monday (closure) CLOSED
April 2016
11 Classes End Spring 2016
13-23 Final Exams (April 13-23) Spring 2016
21 Fee Payment Deadline Summer 2016
May 2016
1 Last Day to Drop (100%) Summer 2016
2 Classes Start Summer 2016
8 Last Day to Add/Drop without a "W" (70%) Summer 2016
9 Withdrawal/No Refund Period Commences Summer 2016
13 Arrears Deadline to 16:30 PST Summer 2016
23 Victoria Day (closure) CLOSED
May 31-June 3 Convocation Summer 2016
June 2016
20 Last Day to Drop with a W Grade Summer 2016
July 2016
1 Canada Day (closure) CLOSED
30 Classes End Summer 2016
August 2016
1 British Columbia Day (closure) CLOSED
2-12 Final Exam Period Summer 2016

Note: All campuses will be closed on Saturday when a statutory holiday falls on a Saturday.

Future Semester Dates