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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:

  • Summer 2016 - May 2 to August 12, 2016
  • Fall 2016 - September 6 to December 17, 2016
  • Spring 2017 - January 4 to April 20, 2017

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

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

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
14 Continuous Intake 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 withdraw with a W grade Summer 2016
July 2016
1 Canada Day (closure) CLOSED
11 First day of registration Fall 2016
30 Classes end Summer 2016
August 2016
1 British Columbia Day (closure) CLOSED
2-12 Final exam period Summer 2016
4 Continuous Intake classes end Summer 2016
SEPTEMBER 2016
5 Labour Day (closure) CLOSED
5 Last day drop without "W" (100% refund) Fall 2016
6 Classes start Fall 2016
12 Last day to add/drop without "W" (70% refund) Fall 2016
13 Withdrawal / no refund period commences Fall 2016
20 Fee Payment Deadline (late penalties will be applied to payments not received by the deadline) Fall 2016
OCTOBER 2016
6-7 Fall Convocation Fall 2016
10 Thanksgiving (closure) CLOSED
27 Last day to withdraw with a "W" grade Fall 2016
NOVEMBER 2016
11 Remembrance Day (closure) CLOSED
14 First day of registration Spring 2017
DECEMBER 2016
5 Last day of classes Fall 2016
7-17 Final exam period Fall 2016

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

Future Semester Dates