Academic Year 2015/16

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September

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

2015/16 Academic Year begins.

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences open for Winter Session for first-year students.

Monday, 7 September 2015

Labour Day. University closed. Library open.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for University Graduate Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2015/16 should check with the College of Graduate Studies for internal student deadlines.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences open for Winter Session for returning students.

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

International Student Info Session.

Start of Winter Session Term 1.

Create New Student Orientation: First-day orientation program for all new students. Classes are cancelled to allow students to attend the all-day orientation.

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

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

First day of classes.

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 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Student Services & Financial Support: The General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between August 14 and September 15, 2015, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment, must be receiving their 2015/16 student loans, and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries.

Last day for undergraduate 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.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record, and to receive a 100% refund of tuition fees. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 25 September 2015

Full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record, and to receive a 100% refund of tuition fees. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day to withdraw from most Winter Session Term 1 (September to December) and Distance Education Term A courses to receive a 50% refund of tuition fees.

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October

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day to withdraw from most Winter Session Term 1 (September to December) and Distance Education Term A courses to receive a 25% refund of tuition fees.

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

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 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Monday, 12 October 2015

Thanksgiving Day. University closed. Library open.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have their degree conferred in November.

Friday, 16 October 2015

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 30 October 2015

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

Last day for sponsored students to submit applications to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization for Winter Session Term 2 (January to April) tuition fees. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay their second instalment of tuition fees by January 6 to avoid financial hold procedures (see Fees).

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November

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Remembrance Day. University closed. Library open.

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Winter Session Term 1 mid-term break. Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Library and some other facilities open.

Friday, 13 November 2015

Classes in session.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session Term 2.

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 27 November 2015

Full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most full-year (Terms 1 and 2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

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December

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Last day for submission of exam accommodation forms for December examinations.

Last day for graduate students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session, Term 2 (January to April) tuition fees.

Friday, 4 December 2015

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Monday, 7 December 2015

Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 7 to 22 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Student Services & Financial Support: The information that Canadian applicants submit in their personal profile when applying to UBC will be used for admissions and for Major Entrance Scholarship consideration. Students wishing to be considered for a Major Entrance Scholarship must submit their online application for admission to UBC by December 10, 2015. This includes paying the application fee and submitting in-progress or final Grade 11 and Grade 12 grades as requested in the online application.

Go Global: Round 1 application deadline for Exchange and Research Abroad (United States of America, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Iceland and Japan).

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Meeting of the Senate.

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Last day of Term 1 (December) examinations for most faculties.

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Last day of Winter Session Residence Contract for Term 1–only residents.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences close at 12 noon for the holiday break and all residents are required to vacate at that time. Residences will reopen at 12 noon Sunday, January 3, 2016.

Friday, 25 December 2015

Christmas Day. University closed.

Monday, 28 December 2015

Statutory holiday in lieu of Boxing Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Reduced student services in most departments until January 4, 2016.

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January

Friday, 1 January 2016

New Year's Day. University closed.

Sunday, 3 January 2016

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session Residences open for Term 2 at 12 noon.

Monday, 4 January 2016

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

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

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Last day for payment of second instalment of fees for registration and course changes made 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 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Friday, 15 January 2016

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of degree program or a change of campus for the 2016 Summer Session. Note: not all degree programs accept applications to the Summer Session.

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2016 Summer Session.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2016 Summer Session. Note: not all degree programs accept applications to the Summer Session.

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have their degree conferred in February.

Monday, 18 January 2016

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record, and to receive a 100% refund of tuition fees. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Go Global: Round 1 application deadline for Exchange and Research Abroad (Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, or Latin America). Term 1, Term 2, full-year, split-year, and summer opportunities.

Friday, 22 January 2016

Distance Education Term D courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal for most Distance Education Term D 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. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Distance Education Term D courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Distance Education Term D courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Monday, 25 January 2016

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day to withdraw from most Winter Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses to receive a 50% refund of tuition fees.

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 29 January 2016

Student Services & Financial Support: Application deadline for UBC Entrance Awards. Student Services and Financial Support must receive the application by 4:00 pm.

Sunday, 31 January 2016

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of degree program or a change of campus for the 2015/16 Winter Session.

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2016/17 Winter Session.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2015/16 Winter Session.

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February

Monday, 1 February 2016

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day to withdraw from most Winter Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses to receive a 25% refund of tuition fees.

Friday, 5 February 2016

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 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Monday, 8 February 2016

Family Day. University closed. Library open.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins (February 9 to 12 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled.

Library and some other facilities open.


Friday, 12 February 2016

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student’s academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 26 February 2016

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

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March

Friday, 11 March 2016

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

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Distance Education Term D courses: Last day for withdrawal from most Distance Education Term D courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Friday, 25 March 2016

Good Friday. University closed. Some branches of the Library may be open.

Monday, 28 March 2016

Easter Monday. University closed. Some branches of the Library may be open.

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Student Services & Financial Support: Students applying for a Summer Bursary should have applied for government student loans for the Summer Session by this date.

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session Term 1.

Last day for graduate students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Summer Session tuition fees.

Last day for sponsored students to submit applications to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization for Summer Session Terms 1 and 2 (May to August) tuition fees. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay their tuition fees by the payment due dates to avoid financial hold procedures (see Fees).

Meeting of the Senate.

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April

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Last day for submission of exam accommodation forms for April examinations.

Friday, 8 April 2016

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Term 2 (April) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 11 to 26 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the examination schedule.

Friday, 15 April 2016

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have their degree conferred in May.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Last day of Term 2 (April) examinations for most faculties.

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session residences close; residents are required to vacate by 12 noon.

Friday, 29 April 2016

2015/16 Winter Session ends.

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

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May

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2016/17 Winter Session Residence application deadline.

Monday, 2 May 2016

Student Services & Financial Support: General Summer Bursary Program applications become available online via the Student Service Centre.

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Go Global: Round 2 application deadline for Exchange and Research Abroad. Term 2 and split-year opportunities only. Limited partner institutions available.

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences open for Summer Session students at 12 noon.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Distance Education: Start date for Summer Session (Terms A and B) courses. For important deadlines such as the last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recording on a student's academic record, and last day for withdrawal with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, refer to the online Course Schedule.

Start of Summer Session Term 1. First day of classes for term running from May 9 to June 16 (exams June 20 to 24). For important deadlines such as the last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recording on a student's academic record, and last day for withdrawal with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, refer to the online Course Schedule.

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Summer Session Term 1: Tuition fees due. 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 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Friday, 13 May 2016

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session Term 2.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 20 May 2016

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Victoria Day. University closed. Library open.

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June

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Student Services & Financial Support: Applications for Affiliation Scholarships and Affiliation Bursaries become available through Student Services & Financial Support.

Student Services & Financial Support: The online application for Summer Session bursary closes. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date in order to be eligible for General Summer Bursaries.

Thursday, 9 June 2016

UBC Okanagan campus Convocation, Day 1.

Friday, 10 June 2016

UBC Okanagan campus Convocation, Day 2.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Last day for submission of exam accommodation forms for Summer Session Term 1 courses.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

Summer Session Term 1: Last day of classes for most faculties.

Monday, 20 June 2016

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (June 20 to 24 inclusive).

Friday, 24 June 2016

End of Summer Session Term 1.

Summer Session Term 1: Last day of examinations for most faculties.

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July

Friday, 1 July 2016

Canada Day. University closed. Library open.

Student Services & Financial Support: Students who are planning to apply for the Winter General Bursary in August-September should have applied for government student loans for the Winter Session by this date. It is also recommended that students apply by this date in order to have funding in place for the beginning of the Winter Session.

Monday, 4 July 2016

Start of Summer Session Term 2. First day of classes for term running from July 4 to August 11 (exams August 15 to 19). For important deadlines such as last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recording on a student's academic record, and last day for withdrawal with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, refer to the online Course Schedule.

Summer Session Term 2: Tuition fees due. 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 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Teacher Education Program: July intake for 12-month Secondary, French, Humanities, Math-Science, Middle School, and Trades Technologies Education specialties. Classes begin for Summer Session, Term 2.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session courses starting in September 2016.

Friday, 29 July 2016

Disability Resource Centre (DRC): Recommended date for submission of exam accommodation forms for Summer Session Term 2.

Last day for sponsored students to submit application to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay the first instalment of tuition fees by September 5 to avoid financial holds procedures (see Fees).

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August

Monday, 1 August 2016

BC Day. University closed. Library open.

Friday, 5 August 2016

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

Thursday, 11 August 2016

Summer Session Term 2: Last day of classes for most faculties.

Friday, 12 August 2016

Last day for graduate students employed as Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session tuition fees.

Work Study job postings appear on Work Study.

Monday, 15 August 2016

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (August 15 to 19 inclusive).

Student Services & Financial Support: Applications for the Winter General Bursary become available on the Student Service Centre and are available until September 15.

Friday, 19 August 2016

End of Summer Session Term 2.

Summer Session Term 2: Last day of examinations for most faculties.

Saturday, 20 August 2016

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences close for Summer Session students at 12 noon.

Sunday, 28 August 2016

International Student Early Orientation (Jump Start) August 28 to September 2.

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

2015/16 Academic Year ends.

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have their degree conferred in September.

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