Note that graduate and professional programs do not necessarily follow the term and formal examination period schedule as outlined below.

Term Dates


Term Dates for Summer Session 2019

  Term 1
(May – June, 2019)
Term 2
(July – August, 2019)
Start Monday, May 6 Tuesday, July 2
Midterm Break June 3-7 N/A
Finish Thursday, June 20 Friday, August 9
Teaching Days 28 28
Exams Start Monday, June 24 Tuesday, August 13
Exams Finish Friday, June 28 Saturday, August 17

Term Dates for Winter Session 2019/20

  Term 1
(September – December, 2019)
Term 2
(January – April, 2020)
Start Tuesday, September 3 Monday, January 6
Midterm Break N/A February 18-21
Finish Friday, November 29 Wednesday, April 8
Teaching Days 62 63
Exams Start Tuesday, December 3 Tuesday, April 14
Exams Finish Wednesday, December 18 Wednesday, April 29

Term Dates for Summer Session 2020

  Term 1
(May – June, 2020)
Term 2
(July – August, 2020)
Start Monday, May 11 Monday, July 6
Finish Thursday, June 18 Thursday, August 13
Teaching Days 28 28
Exams Start Monday, June 22 Monday, August 17
Exams Finish Friday, June 26 Friday, August 21

Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates


Summer Session: Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates 2019

  Last day to drop without a W standing through the Student Service Centre1 Student Service Centre available for course withdrawals with a W standing1 Student Service Centre unavailable; Faculty approval required1
Full-session course (Terms 1 and 2) May 17, 2019 May 18 – Jun 21, 2019 After June 21, 2019
Term 1 Course May 10, 2019 May 11 – May 24, 2019 After May 24, 2019
Term 2 Course July 8, 2019 July 9 – July 19, 2019 After July 19, 2019
Distance Education Terms A and B May 24, 2019 May 25 – June 21, 2019 After June 21, 2019
1 Please refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Winter Session: Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates 2019-20

  Last day to drop without a W standing through the Student Service Centre1 Student Service Centre available for course withdrawals with a W standing1 Student Service Centre unavailable; Faculty approval required1
Full-year course (Terms 1 and 2) or Distance Education Term B September 24, 2019 September 25 – November 22, 2019 After November 22, 2019
Term 1 Course or Distance Education Term A September 17, 2019 September 18 – October 11, 2019 After October 11, 2019
Term 2 Course or Distance Education Term C January 17, 2020 January 18 – February 14, 2020 After February 14, 2020
Distance Education Term D January 24, 2020 January 25 – March 21, 2020 After March 21, 2020
1 Please refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Summer Session: Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates 2020

  Last day to drop without a W standing through the Student Service Centre1 Student Service Centre available for course withdrawals with a W standing1 Student Service Centre unavailable; Faculty approval required1
Full-session course (Terms 1 and 2) May 22, 2020 May 23 – Jun 26, 2020 After June 26, 2020
Term 1 Course May 15, 2020 May 16 – May 29, 2020 After May 29, 2020
Term 2 Course July 10, 2020 July 11 – July 24, 2020 After July 24, 2020
Distance Education Terms A and B May 22, 2020 May 23 – June 26, 2020 After June 26, 2020
1 Please refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Academic Year (http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/academicyear.cfm)

Future Term and Examination Dates (http://senate.ubc.ca/vancouver/termdates)

Application and Document Deadlines (http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/index.cfm?tree=2,295,0,0)


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Information in this Academic Calendar is subject to change. Visit www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver for current details.
This document was generated on 17 Oct 2019 at 2:10 PM.