Academic Year 2017/18

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September

Friday, 1 September 2017

2017/18 Academic Year begins.

Sunday, 3 September 2017

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

Monday, 4 September 2017

Labour Day. University closed. Campus Library open.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for University Graduate Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2017/18 should check with the College of Graduate Studies for internal student deadlines.

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

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, 6 September 2017

First day of classes.

Tuition fees due. 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).

Thursday, 14 September 2017

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

Friday, 15 September 2017

The Winter General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between August 15 and September 15, 2017, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date and have assessed unmet financial need to be eligible for the Winter General Bursary.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

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. 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.

Friday, 22 September 2017

Full-year (Terms 1 - 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 - 2) courses and Distance Education Term B 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 course drop/withdrawal dates.

Full-year (Terms 1 - 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.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Second Student Housing Installment is due.

Thursday, 28 September 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

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October

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

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, 9 October 2017

Thanksgiving Day. University closed. Campus Library open.

Friday, 13 October 2017

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.

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have their degree conferred in November. Applications must be submitted online through the Student Service Centre.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 27 October 2017

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

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November

Friday, 10 November 2017

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

Saturday, 11 November 2017

Remembrance Day. University closed. Campus Library open.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Holiday in lieu of Remembrance Day. University closed. Campus Library open.

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 24 November 2017

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.

Monday, 27 November 2017

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

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

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.

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December

Friday, 1 December 2017

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Application deadline for Canadian direct-entry high school students wishing to be considered for a First Round Offer of Admission.

Application deadline for the UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award.

Prospective students wishing to be considered for a Major Entrance Scholarship must submit their online application for admission to UBC by December 1, 2017. This includes paying the application fee and submitting in-progress or final Grade 11 and Grade 12 grades as requested in the online application. The information that Canadian applicants submit in their Personal Profile when applying to UBC will be used for admission and for Major Entrance Scholarship consideration.

Monday, 4 December 2017

Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 4 to 19 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Go Global: Round 1 application deadline for Exchange and Research Abroad (United States of America, Iceland and Japan).

Thursday, 14 December 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

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

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences close at 12 noon for the holiday break and all residents are required to vacate prior to this time. Residences will reopen at 12 noon Monday, January 1, 2018.

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

Monday, 25 December 2017

Christmas Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Boxing Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Reduced student services in most departments until January 2, 2018.

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January

Monday, 1 January 2018

New Year's Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences reopen at noon to new and returning students.

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

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

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

Friday, 5 January 2018

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Third Student Housing Installment is due.

Monday, 8 January 2018

Tuition fees due. 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, 12 January 2018

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have their degree conferred in February. Applications must be submitted online through the Student Service Centre

Monday, 15 January 2018

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of degree program or a change of campus for the 2018 Summer Session or the 2018 Winter Session. Note: not all degree programs accept applications to the Summer Session.

Deadline for prospective students to apply for admission for the 2018 Summer Session or the 2018 Winter Session. Note: not all degree programs accept applications to the Summer Session.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2018 Summer Session or the 2018 Winter Session. Note: not all degree programs accept applications to the Summer Session.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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. 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, 18 January 2018

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.

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.

Friday, 19 January 2018

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.

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Application deadline for 2018 Winter Session Student Housing for returning students.

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February

Friday, 2 February 2018

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, 12 February 2018

Family Day. University closed. Campus Library open.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins (February 13 to 16 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled.

Library and some other facilities open.


Friday, 16 February 2018

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, 22 February 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 23 February 2018

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, 9 March 2018

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

Friday, 23 March 2018

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.

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 30 March 2018

Good Friday. University closed. Campus Library open.

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).

Students applying for a Summer Bursary should have applied for government student loans for the Summer Session by this date.

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April

Monday, 2 April 2018

Easter Monday. University closed. Campus Library open.

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

Friday, 6 April 2018

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Monday, 9 April 2018

Term 2 (April) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 9 to 24 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the examination schedule.

Thursday, 12 April 2018

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

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

2017/18 Winter Session ends.

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

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

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

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

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May

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Applications for the Summer General Bursary become available online via the Student Service Centre and are available until June 1.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2018 Winter Session Residence application deadline for first year guarantee (must accept academically by June 1). To confirm you meet the first year guarantee criteria please visit Student Housing and Hospitality.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

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

Sunday, 13 May 2018

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

Monday, 14 May 2018

Start of Summer Session Term 1. First day of classes for term running from May 14 to June 21 (exams June 25 to 29). 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.

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.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

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).

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 18 May 2018

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.

Monday, 21 May 2018

Victoria Day. University closed. Library closed.

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June

Friday, 1 June 2018

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.

Applications for Affiliation Scholarships and Affiliation Bursaries become available through Enrolment Services.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2018 Winter Session- deadline to accept academically to be considered as first year guarantee for Student Housing (must have applied to housing by May 1st). To confirm you meet the first year guarantee criteria please visit our Student Housing and Hospitality.

The Summer General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between May 1 and June 1, 2018, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date and have assessed unmet financial need to be eligible for the Summer General Bursary.

Thursday, 7 June 2018

UBC Okanagan campus Convocation, Day 1.

Friday, 8 June 2018

UBC Okanagan campus Convocation, Day 2.

Monday, 18 June 2018

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

Thursday, 21 June 2018

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

Monday, 25 June 2018

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (June 25 to 29 inclusive).

Friday, 29 June 2018

End of Summer Session Term 1.

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

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July

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Canada Day. Library Closed.

Monday, 2 July 2018

Holiday in lieu of Canada Day. University closed. Campus Library open.

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.

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Start of Summer Session Term 2. First day of classes for term running from July 3 to August 10 (exams August 13 to 17). 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.

Friday, 6 July 2018

Summer Session Term 2 courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 2 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.

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).

Friday, 20 July 2018

Summer Session Term 2: Last day for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 2 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

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August

Monday, 6 August 2018

BC Day. University closed. Library closed.

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

Friday, 10 August 2018

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

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

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

Work Study job postings appear on the Work Study website.

Monday, 13 August 2018

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (August 13 to 17 inclusive).

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Applications for the Winter General Bursary become available on the Student Service Centre and are available until September 15.

Friday, 17 August 2018

End of Summer Session Term 2.

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

Saturday, 18 August 2018

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

Sunday, 26 August 2018

New Undergraduate Student Early Orientation (Jump Start) August 26 to August 31.

Friday, 31 August 2018

2017/18 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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