The Academic Year begins on September 1, 2008 and ends on August 31, 2009. Classes for most faculties begin on September 2, 2008. The last day of classes for the Winter Session, Term 1 is November 28, 2008. The last day of classes for Term 2 is April 8, 2009. Please see the Senate website for term dates.
The Winter Session is divided into two terms: Term 1, generally from early September to late December (although some studies begin in August), and Term 2, generally from early January to the end of April (although some studies continue well into the month of May). During the Winter Session classes are offered in the evening as well as in the day.
Term 1 of Summer Session begins in early May and continues through July. Term 2 of Summer Session begins in early July and ends in late August.
Many Faculties offer distance education courses. Check the Student Service Centre for summer courses and scheduling.
Where an application deadline falls on a day the University is closed, applications will be accepted on the following working day. Offices are closed Saturdays and Sundays.
Note: all statutory holidays are subject to confirmation by UBC Human Resources.
Contact the respective faculty/program for confirmation of faculty/program-specific dates.