Academic Year 2019/20

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September

Sunday, 1 September 2019

2019/20 Academic Year begins.

Applications open for November Degree Conferral (graduate students).

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

Monday, 2 September 2019

Labour Day. University closed. Some branches of the Library will be open.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for University awards and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2019/20 should check with the College of Graduate Studies for internal student deadlines.

Tuesday, 3 September 2019

Start of Winter Session Term 1.

International Student Info Session

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, 4 September 2019

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).

Sunday, 15 September 2019

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.

Monday, 16 September 2019

Last day to submit online applications for Affiliation Scholarships and Affiliation Bursaries.

The Winter General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between August 15 and September 16, 2019, 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, 17 September 2019

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.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

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.

Thursday, 26 September 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

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October

Friday, 4 October 2019

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, 14 October 2019

Thanksgiving Day. University closed. Some branches of the Library will be open.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

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, 24 October 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Final Thesis/Dissertation Approval Deadline to be considered for the November Degree Conferral date.

Thursday, 31 October 2019

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

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November

Friday, 1 November 2019

Applications open for February Degree Conferral (graduate students).

Friday, 8 November 2019

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.

Monday, 11 November 2019

Remembrance Day. University closed. Some branches of the Library will be open.

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Winter Session Term 1 midterm break. Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Some branches of the Library will be open as well as some other campus facilities.

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 22 November 2019

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, 25 November 2019

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

Friday, 29 November 2019

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, Term 2 (January to April) tuition fees.

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December

Sunday, 1 December 2019

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.

Application deadline for the Presidential Scholars Award Presidential Scholars Award

Monday, 2 December 2019

Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 2 to 17 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Thursday, 5 December 2019

Go Global: Application deadline for select Go Global Summer Abroad programs (Please visit the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools and programs included in this deadline).

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

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

Go Global: Application deadline for term-based Exchange. (Please visit the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools and programs included in this deadline). Term 1, Term 2, full-year, and split-year exchange.

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

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 Sunday, January 5, 2020.

Thursday, 19 December 2019

Meeting of the Senate.

Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Christmas Day. University closed.

Thursday, 26 December 2019

Boxing Day. University closed.

Friday, 27 December 2019

Reduced student services in most departments until January 6, 2020.

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January

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

New Year's Day. University closed.

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

Sunday, 5 January 2020

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

Monday, 6 January 2020

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

Winter Orientation - the official welcome for students joining UBC's Okanagan campus in January

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

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

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).

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of degree program or a change of campus for the 2020 Winter Session.

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of degree program or a change of campus for the 2020 Summer Session. Note: not all degree programs accept applications to the Summer Session.

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2020 Summer Session.

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2020 Winter Session.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2020 Summer 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 2020 Winter Session.

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

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

Thursday, 16 January 2020

Applications open for May Degree Conferral (graduate students).

Friday, 17 January 2020

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.

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.

Thursday, 30 January 2020

Final Thesis/Dissertation Approval Deadline to be considered for the February Degree Conferral date.

Meeting of the Senate.

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February

Thursday, 6 February 2020

Go Global: Summer program deadline for select experiences. Please visit the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools and programs included in this deadline.

Friday, 7 February 2020

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, 17 February 2020

Family Day. University closed. Some branches of the Library will be open.

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins (February 18 to 21 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Some branches of the Library will be open as well as some other campus facilities.

Thursday, 27 February 2020

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.

Meeting of the Senate.

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March

Friday, 6 March 2020

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

Friday, 20 March 2020

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.

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, 26 March 2020

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 27 March 2020

Graduate Studies: 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

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

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

Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Friday, 10 April 2020

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

Monday, 13 April 2020

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

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

Term 2 (April) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 14 to 29 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the examination schedule.

Wednesday, 15 April 2020

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

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

2018/19 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, 30 April 2020

Final Thesis/Dissertation Approval Deadline to be considered for the May Degree Conferral date.

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

Friday, 1 May 2020

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

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2020 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, 7 May 2020

Go Global: Round 2 application deadline for Exchange. Term 2 and split-year opportunities only. Limited partner institutions available, please visit the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools and programs included in this deadline.

Sunday, 10 May 2020

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

Monday, 11 May 2020

Start of Summer Session Term 1. First day of classes for term running from May 11 to June 18 (exams June 22 to 26). 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, 13 May 2020

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, 14 May 2020

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 15 May 2020

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, 18 May 2020

Victoria Day. University closed. All branches of the Library will be closed.

Friday, 22 May 2020

Full-year Summer Session courses (Terms 1 - 2): Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session full-year (Terms 1 - 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 course drop/withdrawal dates.

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June

Monday, 1 June 2020

Applications open for September Degree Conferral (graduate students).

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2020 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 online application for Summer General Bursary closes. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date in order to be eligible for Summer General Bursaries.

Thursday, 4 June 2020

UBC Okanagan campus Convocation, Day 1.

Friday, 5 June 2020

UBC Okanagan campus Convocation, Day 2.

Friday, 12 June 2020

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.

Thursday, 18 June 2020

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

Monday, 22 June 2020

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (June 22 to 26 inclusive).

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

Friday, 26 June 2020

End of Summer Session Term 1.

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

Saturday, 27 June 2020

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Last day of Summer Session Residence Contract for Term 1–only residents; residents are required to vacate prior to 12 noon.

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July

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Canada Day. All branches of the Library will be closed.

Sunday, 5 July 2020

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Summer Session Term 2-only residents move-in

Monday, 6 July 2020

Start of Summer Session Term 2. First day of classes for term running from July 6 to August 13 (exams August 17 to 21). 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.

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

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, 10 July 2020

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.

Monday, 13 July 2020

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.

Friday, 17 July 2020

Full-year Summer Session courses (Terms 1-2): Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most full-year (Terms 1-2) 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 drop/withdrawal dates.

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August

Monday, 3 August 2020

BC Day. University closed. All branches of the Library will be closed.

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

Friday, 7 August 2020

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.

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

Thursday, 13 August 2020

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

Work Study job postings appear on the Work Study website.

Friday, 14 August 2020

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

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

Online applications for Affiliation Scholarships and Affiliation Bursaries open.

Monday, 17 August 2020

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (August 17 to 21 inclusive).

Friday, 21 August 2020

End of Summer Session Term 2.

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

Saturday, 22 August 2020

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Residences close for Summer Session; residents are required to vacate prior to 12 noon.

Monday, 31 August 2020

2018/19 Academic Year ends.

Final Thesis/Dissertation Approval Deadline to be considered for the September Degree Conferral date.

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

New Undergraduate Student Early Orientation (Jump Start) August 31 to September 4.

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