Academic Year 2008/09

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September

Monday, 1 September 2008

Labour Day. University closed.

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test for international applicants residing and attending school outside of Canada at the time of the July or August deadlines.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for University Graduate Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2009/10 should check with the College of Graduate Studies for internal student deadlines.

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

2008/09 Academic Year begins.

NOTE: classes are cancelled today to allow new students to attend Create New Student Orientation.

Distance Education: Start date for September (Term A) courses.

Work Study job postings appear on the Work Study website (okanagan.students.ubc.ca/facultystaff/workstudy.cfm).

Work Study job postings appear on the Work Study website (okanagan.students.ubc.ca/facultystaff/workstudy.cfm).

Wednesday, 3 September 2008

First day of classes.

Graduate Studies: Last day for payment of September installment of tuition fees. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Chapter III, "Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships").

Last day for payment of first instalment of fees for registration and course changes made before September 1. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold: further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Chapter III, "Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships").

Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 15 September 2008

General University bursaries: Last day for online applications to be submitted to Student Financial Assistance & Awards. Students must be receiving their 2008/09 student loans and have assessed unmet financial need to be eligible for the general bursaries.

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Distance Education: Student Service Centre closes for Distance Education courses starting in September (Term A). Last day for change of registration and for withdrawal without a W standing recorded on a student's academic record.

Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Term 1 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing.

Last day for changes between credit and audit for Term 1 courses.

Friday, 19 September 2008

Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most two-term courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing.

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October

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

Last day for payment of fees for any fee assessments incurred between September 1 and September 30. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold: further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Chapter III, "Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships").

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Meeting of the Senate.

Online application opens for 2009 Summer Session and the 2009/10 Winter Session, including change of program/campus for the 2009/10 Winter Session.

Friday, 10 October 2008

Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Monday, 13 October 2008

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.

Last day for submission of applications for supplemental and deferred examinations from the 2008 Summer Session.

Friday, 31 October 2008

Last day for completion of bachelor's degree program requirements for graduation in November.

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November

Wednesday, 5 November 2008

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 10 November 2008

Term 1 mid-term break.

Tuesday, 11 November 2008

Remembrance Day. University closed.

Saturday, 15 November 2008

Supplemental and deferred examinations (2008 Summer Session).

Friday, 21 November 2008

Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most two-term courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Access and Diversity Office: Recommended date for submission of Exam Accommodation forms for December examinations.

Friday, 28 November 2008

Last day of classes for most faculties.

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December

Monday, 1 December 2008

Last day for graduate students employed as teaching and research assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session Term 2 (January - April) tuition fees.

Wednesday, 3 December 2008

December examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 3 - 17 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Meeting of the Senate.

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Last day of December examinations for most faculties.

Thursday, 25 December 2008

Christmas Day. University closed.

Friday, 26 December 2008

Boxing Day. University closed.

Saturday, 27 December 2008

Reduced student services in most departments until January 2, 2009.

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January

Thursday, 1 January 2009

New Year's Day. University closed.

Sunday, 4 January 2009

UBC Housing and Conferences: Residences open for Term 2.

Monday, 5 January 2009

First day of Winter Session Term 2: day and evening classes begin, all faculties.

Distance Education: Start date for January (Term C) courses.

Wednesday, 7 January 2009

Graduate Studies: Last day for payment of January installment of tuition fees. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Chapter III, "Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships").

Last day for payment of second instalment of fees for registration and course changes made on or before December 31. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold: further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Chapter III, "Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships").

Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 19 January 2009

Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal from most Term 2 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with W standing.

Distance Education: Student Service Centre closes for Distance Education courses starting in January (Term C). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawals without a W standing recorded on a student's academic record.

Last day for changes between credit and audit for Term 2 courses.

Friday, 30 January 2009

Graduate Studies: Deadline for applications for 2009/2010 to receive consideration for Graduate Entrance Scholarships.

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February

Monday, 9 February 2009

Last day for payment of fees for any fee assessments incurred between January 1 and January 31. Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold: further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Chapter III, "Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships").

Wednesday, 11 February 2009

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 13 February 2009

Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 2 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Monday, 16 February 2009

Midterm break begins (February 16 - 20 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Library and some other facilities open.

Friday, 27 February 2009

Application deadline for Major Entrance Scholarships and Entrance Bursaries for students entering from high school. Applications must be received by Student Financial Assistance & Awards by 4:00 pm.

Deadline for application to the 2009 Summer Session and the 2009/10 Winter Session, except for Visiting, Unclassified, Access, or Audit students.

Deadline to apply for change of faculty/campus for the 2009/10 Winter Session.

Deadline to submit interim post-secondary transcripts for admission to the 2009 Summer Session and the 2009/10 Winter Session.

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in May. Application is made online through the Student Service Centre.

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March

Wednesday, 11 March 2009

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 16 March 2009

Last day for submission of graduating essays and theses, most bachelor degree programs.

Summer Session: Student Service Centre available for online registration for all courses (subject to change). All students should refer to their admission letter or to the Student Service Centre for individual registration access dates.

Tuesday, 31 March 2009

Application deadline for Summer Session and Winter Session Term 1 and Term 2 courses.

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April

Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Last day for Graduate Students employed as teaching and research assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Summer Session tuition fees.

Students applying to the Summer bursary program should apply for summer government student loans by this date.

Friday, 3 April 2009

Access and Diversity Office: Recommended date for submission of Exam Accommodation forms for April examinations.

Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 10 April 2009

Good Friday. University Closed.

Monday, 13 April 2009

Easter Monday. University closed.

Tuesday, 14 April 2009

April examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 14 - 28 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the examination schedule.

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Deadline to submit final documentation for admission to the 2009 Summer Session. Consult the online UBC Okanagan Calendar (okanagan.students.ubc.ca/calendar) or the online Summer Supplement (okanagan.students.ubc.ca/calendar/summer) for more information.

Students applying for student loans through Student Aid BC (SABC) for the 2009 Summer Session will have their Term 1 Summer Session tuition fees automatically deferred until June 6, 2009, if their SABC application is received and assessed by this date. Students receiving student loans from a province other than BC should contact Student Financial Assistance & Awards before the tuition fee deadline to request a deferral.

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Last day of April examinations for most faculties.

Thursday, 30 April 2009

2008/09 Winter Session ends.

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May

Monday, 4 May 2009

Distance Education: Course start date for Summer Session.

Wednesday, 6 May 2009

Students who have not paid their fees will be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Chapter III, "Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships").

Summer Session, Term 1: Undergraduate Tuition fees due. Last day for payment of May instalment of Graduate Studies Tuition fees.

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 11 May 2009

Summer Session, Term 1: First day of classes for terms running May 11 - June 23 (exams June 22 and 23). Consult the online UBC Okanagan Calendar (okanagan.students.ubc.ca/calendar) or the online Summer Supplement (okanagan.students.ubc.ca/calendar/summer) for more information.

Distance Education: Course start date for Summer Session (Term A).

Friday, 15 May 2009

Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most 3-credit/six-week courses starting May 11 without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with W standing.

Distance Education: Student Service Centre closes for Distance Education courses starting in May (Summer Session Term 1). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal without a W standing recorded on a student's academic record.

Monday, 18 May 2009

Victoria Day. University closed.

Friday, 29 May 2009

Last day for withdrawal from most six-week courses starting May 11 with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Access and Diversity Office: Recommended dates for submission of Exam Accommodation forms for Summer Session Term 1, for courses ending June 12.

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June

Monday, 1 June 2009

Registration for the 2009/10 Winter Session opens (subject to change). All students should refer to the Student Service Centre online for individual registration dates.

General University Bursaries: Last day for applications to be submitted to Student Financial Assistance & Awards. Students must be receiving 2009 Summer student loans to be eligible for the General Bursaries.

Friday, 5 June 2009

UBC Okanagan Convocation.

Monday, 15 June 2009

General and Entrance Scholarships: Last day for applications to be submitted to Student Financial Assistance & Awards by students entering UBC Okanagan from other post-secondary institutions or returning to UBC Okanagan.

Friday, 19 June 2009

Application deadline for supplemental and deferred examinations from 2008/09 Winter Session.

Monday, 22 June 2009

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin for most courses.

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July

Wednesday, 1 July 2009

Canada Day. University closed.

Monday, 6 July 2009

Summer Session Term 2: Most courses begin July 6 and run to August 18 (exams August 17 and 18).

Teacher Education Program: July intake for 12-month Secondary, French, Math-Science, Middle School, and Trades Technologies Education specialties. Classes begin for Term 2 (July 6 to 24 and July 27 to August 14).

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Summer Session Term 2: Tuition fees due.

Friday, 10 July 2009

Summer Session Term 2: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most 3-credit/six-week courses starting July 6 without withdrawal standing of W recorded on student's academic record. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with W standing.

Friday, 17 July 2009

Access & Diversity Office: Recommended date for submission of Exam Accommodation forms for Summer Session Term 1, for courses ending July 24.

Friday, 24 July 2009

Summer Session Term 2: Last date for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most 3-credit/six-week courses starting July 6 with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Monday, 27 July 2009

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Winter Session), weekdays (July 27 - August 7 inclusive).

Friday, 31 July 2009

Affiliation Scholarships and Affiliation Bursaries: Last day for applications to be submitted to Student Financial Assistance & Awards.

Students applying to the Winter Bursary Program in September 2009 should apply for winter government student loans by this date.

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August

Monday, 3 August 2009

BC Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 5 August 2009

International Student Services welcome services for new international (including US) and exchange students (August 5 - 23 inclusive, and ongoing).

Friday, 7 August 2009

Access and Diversity Office: Recommended date for submission of Exam Accommodation forms for Summer Session Term 2 courses ending August 14.

Last day for students who hold major external graduate or undergraduate fellowships to apply for Winter Session fee deferments.

Friday, 14 August 2009

General Bursary Program: Applications available online on the Student Service Centre.

Last day for Graduate Students employed as teaching and research assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session tuition fees.

Saturday, 15 August 2009

Work Study job postings appear on the Work Study website (okanagan.students.ubc.ca/facultystaff/workstudy.cfm).

Monday, 17 August 2009

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin for most courses.

Monday, 31 August 2009

2008/09 Academic Year ends.

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test for international applicants residing and attending school outside of Canada at the time of the July or August deadlines.

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all students expecting to graduate in November. Application is made online through the Student Service Centre.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for University Graduate Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2009/10 should check with the College of Graduate Studies for internal student deadlines.

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