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Academic Year 1999/00

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September

Thursday, 2 September 1999

Faculty of Graduate Studies Orientation Day.

Monday, 6 September 1999

Labour Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 7 September 1999

1999/2000 Academic Year begins.

Classes begin for Winter Session day and evening courses for all faculties not already in session.

Distance Education and Technology: course start date for September (Term A).

Imagine UBC: first day orientation for new students. 100-level classes (day and evening) starting in September and meeting more than once a week will not meet on September 7, the first day of class. However, on September 7th 100-level classes starting at or after 6:00pm and meeting only once a week will proceed as scheduled.

Law, first year: orientation begins.

Law, second and third years: classes begin.

Student Information System available for registration and course changes for Winter Session.

Wednesday, 8 September 1999

Graduate Studies: last day for payment of September installment of tuition fees. Students who have not paid their fees will have their registration, release of grades, and related activity placed on financial hold, and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees section - published in Calendar only).

Last day for payment of first installment of fees for registration and course changes made before September 1. Students who have not paid their fees will have their registration, release of grades, and related activity placed on financial hold, and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Part Fees section - published in Calendar only).

Friday, 10 September 1999

Graduate Studies: last day for submission to most departments of Master's degree theses in final form for November graduation.

Wednesday, 15 September 1999

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 16 September 1999

Disability Resource Centre: new client orientation

Tuesday, 21 September 1999

Distance Education and Technology: Student Information System closes for DE & T courses starting in September (Term A). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal without a "W" standing recorded on a student's academic record.

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

Last day for withdrawal from most Term 1 courses without withdrawal standing of a "W" recorded on a student's academic record. Student Information System remains open for course withdrawals with "W" standing.

Friday, 24 September 1999

International Student Services Orientation for late-arriving international and exchange students.

Last date for changes in registration and for withdrawal from most two-term courses without withdrawal standing of a "W" recorded on transcript. Student Information System remains open for course withdrawals with "W" standing.

Last day for changes between credit and audit for two term courses.

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

Thursday, 30 September 1999

Graduate Studies: last day for major papers for non-theses Master's degrees to be approved and submitted to departmental or faculty graduate offices for students wishing to graduate in November.

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October

Friday, 1 October 1999

Distance Education and Technology: Student Information System available for courses starting in November (Term B).

Faculty textbook adoptions required by Bookstore for courses beginning in January.

General University Bursaries: last day for applications to be submitted to the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

Work Study Program: last day for applications to be submitted to the Awards and Financial Aid office.

Thursday, 7 October 1999

Last day for payment of fees for any fee assessments incurred between September 1 and September 30. Students who have not paid the balance of their fees will have their registration, release of grades, and related activity placed on financial hold, and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Part V, “Fees”).

Monday, 11 October 1999

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 13 October 1999

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 15 October 1999

Awards for students with disabilities: last day for applications to be submitted to the Awards and Financial Aid office.

Graduate Studies: last day for departments to notify Faculty of Graduate Studies that major papers have been submitted and all requirements met for non-theses Master's degrees to be awarded in November.

Graduate Studies: last day for submission to Library of Master's and Doctoral theses for graduation in November.

Last date for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of "W" recorded on a student's academic record.

Tuesday, 26 October 1999

Rehabilitation Sciences, fourth year, RHSC and RSPT examinations (October 26 to October 29 inclusive)

Friday, 29 October 1999

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

Sunday, 31 October 1999

Work Study Program: last day for completed Work Study Authorization forms to be submitted to Awards and Financial Aid.

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November

Monday, 1 November 1999

Distance Education and Technology: course start date for November (Term B).

Rehabilitation Sciences, fourth year: clinical fieldwork begins for Physical Therapy students. (November 1 to December 3 inclusive).

Saturday, 6 November 1999

Deadline for completion of the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) for students intending to take a first-year English course in January.

Thursday, 11 November 1999

Remembrance Day. University closed.

Service in War Memorial Gymnasium for all students, faculty, alumni, staff and friends, at 10:45 am.

Friday, 12 November 1999

Distance Education and Technology (Term B): Student Information System closes for DE & T courses starting in November (Term B). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal without a "W" standing recorded on a student's academic record.

Monday, 15 November 1999

Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships: last day for submission of completed applications to department of choice for 2000 Fellowship competition.

Wednesday, 17 November 1999

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 22 November 1999

Crane Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session, Term 2.

Disability Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of Exam Accommodation forms for December examinations.

Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships: last day for departments to submit nominations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for 2000 Fellowship competition

Thursday, 25 November 1999

Fall Congregation ceremonies, Day 1: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Friday, 26 November 1999

Fall Congregation ceremonies, Day 2: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Last date for withdrawal from most two-term courses with withdrawal standing of a "W" recorded on a student's academic record.

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December

Wednesday, 1 December 1999

Distance Education and Technology - Student Information System available for courses starting in January (Term C) .

Graduate Studies: students wishing to apply for University Graduate Fellowships for 2000/2001 should check with their department for internal deadlines.

Last day for Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Winter Session Term 2 (January - April) tuition fees. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay the first installment of tuition fees by January 7 to avoid cancellation of registration (see Fees Section - published in Calendar only). .

Friday, 3 December 1999

Dentistry, D.M.D., third and fourth years: last day of dental classes.

Last day of classes for most faculties scheduling formal December examinations.

Law, all years - last day of classes.

Saturday, 4 December 1999

Dentistry, D.M.D.: third year and fourth year assessment period December 4 to December 10 inclusive.

Monday, 6 December 1999

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Summer Session)

Tuesday, 7 December 1999

December examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 7 to December 22 inclusive). Due to late term start date in 19, Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Law, all years: December examinations begin.

Wednesday, 15 December 1999

Graduate Studies: last day for supervisors to submit "Appointment of External Examiner for Doctoral Thesis" form to Faculty of Graduate Studies for students expecting to graduate in Spring. Submissions received after this date may not be processed in time for Spring graduation.

Meeting of the Senate.

Wednesday, 22 December 1999

Last day of December examinations for most faculties.

Law, all years: last day of December examinations.

Saturday, 25 December 1999

Christmas Day. Student Information System not available.

Monday, 27 December 1999

University closed (holiday in lieu of Christmas Day on Saturday, December 25). Saturday December 25)

Tuesday, 28 December 1999

Reduced student services in some departments (holiday in lieu of Boxing Day on Sunday, December 26). Most student services departments are closed until Tuesday, January 4, 2000.

Student Information System not available.

Wednesday, 29 December 1999

Student Information System available.

Friday, 31 December 1999

Deadline for application for deferment of tuition fee payment for Winter Session Term 2 for new and returning students not registered in Winter Session Term 1. This applies only to student loan recipients and students who hold major external graduate or undergraduate fellowships.

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January

Sunday, 2 January 2000

Orientation for new international and exchange students entering Winter Session Term 2 (January 2 and January 3).

Monday, 3 January 2000

University closed. Student Information System not available (holiday in lieu of New Year's Day on Saturday January 1).

Tuesday, 4 January 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D., third and fourth years: classes begin.

Distance Education and Technology - course start date for January (Term C).

Law, all years: classes begin.

Pharmaceutical Sciences, first, second and third years: classes begin.

Pharmaceutical Sciences, fourth year: 5-week elective block begins.

Rehabilitation Sciences, fourth year Occupational Therapy students - clinical fieldwork begins (January 4 through April 14 inclusive) .

Rehabilitation Sciences, Third year Physical Therapy students - clinical fieldwork begins (January 4 through February 4 inclusive).

Second term begins, Winter Session: all faculties, day and evening classes.

Student Information System available.

Friday, 7 January 2000

Graduate Studies: last day for payment of January installment of tuition fees. Students who have not paid the balance of their fees will have their registration, release of grades, and related activity placed on financial hold, and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees section - published in the Calendar only).

Last day for payment of second installment of fees for registration and course changes made on or before December 31. If an outstanding balance is not paid in full by this date, registration, release of grades, and related activity will be placed on financial hold and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees section - published in the Calendar only).

Monday, 10 January 2000

Pharmaceutical Sciences, fourth year: clinical clerkship period begins (January 10 to February 4 inclusive)

Student Exchange Programs - application deadline for Education Abroad Programs (EAP) and Group of Ten Student Exchange Programs (GOTSEP).

Tuesday, 18 January 2000

Distance Education and Technology - Student Information System closes for DE & T courses starting in January (Term C). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal without a "W" standing recorded on a student's academic record.

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

Last day for withdrawal from most Term 2 courses without withdrawal standing of a "W" recorded on a student's academic record. Student Information System remains open for course withdrawals with "W" standing.

Wednesday, 19 January 2000

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 21 January 2000

Graduate Studies: last day for departments to submit nominations for University Graduate Fellowships on behalf of students.

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February

Tuesday, 1 February 2000

Distance Education and Technology: Student Information System available for courses starting in March (Term D).

Wednesday, 2 February 2000

Faculty textbook adoptions required by Bookstore for courses beginning in May.

Monday, 7 February 2000

Last day for payment of fees for any fee assessments incurred between January 1 and 31. Students who have not paid the balance of their fees will have their registration, release of grades, and related activity placed on financial hold (see Part V, “Fees”), and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full.

Pharmaceutical Sciences, fourth year only: midterm break (February 7 to 11 inclusive).

Friday, 11 February 2000

Last date for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 2 courses with withdrawal standing of a "W" recorded on a student's academic record.

Monday, 14 February 2000

Law: reading week, lectures cancelled February 14 to 18 inclusive.

Mid-term break most faculties (February 14 to February 18 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Library and other facilities open.

Pharmaceutical Sciences, first, second and third years: midterm break (February 14 to 18 inclusive).

Pharmaceutical Sciences, fourth year: clinical clerkship period begins (February 14 to March 10 inclusive).

Teacher Education Elementary and Middle Years 12 Month Option: classes continue (mid-term break March 16 and March 17).

Tuesday, 15 February 2000

Graduate Studies: last day for submission of doctoral theses to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for sending to the external examiner in time for Spring graduation. (Note: the final oral examination cannot be held until a minimum of 8 weeks has passed after transmission of a thesis to the external examiner).

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to the Registrar's Office by all students expecting to graduate in May.

Rehabilitation Sciences, fourth year Physical Therapy students: final examinations (February 15 to February 18 inclusive).

Monday, 21 February 2000

Rehabilitation Sciences, fourth year Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy students: mid-term break (February 21 to February 25 inclusive).

Wednesday, 23 February 2000

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 28 February 2000

International students application deadline for Summer Session Term 1 and Term 2 courses.

Rehabilitation Sciences, fourth year Physical Therapy students: clinical fieldwork begins (February 28 to May 5, inclusive).

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March

Wednesday, 1 March 2000

Distance Education and Technology: course start date for March (Term D).

Faculty textbook adoptions required by Bookstore for courses beginning in July.

Monday, 6 March 2000

Pharmaceutical Sciences, fourth year: lectures for some Pharmacy electives.

Friday, 10 March 2000

Distance Education and Technology (Term D) - Student Information System closes for DE & T courses starting in March (Term D). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal without a "W" standing recorded on a student's academic record.

Graduate Studies: last day for departments to submit nominations for University Graduate Fellowships on behalf of students (open to incoming students only).

Teacher Education Elementary and Middle Years 12 Month Option: last of day of Term 2 classes.

Monday, 13 March 2000

BC Student Assistance Program (BCSAP): last day for applications and appeals for 1999/2000 Winter Session. (Subject to change.)

Pharmaceutical Sciences, fourth year: clinical clerkship period begins (March 13 to April 7 inclusive).

Teacher Education Elementary and Middle Years 12 Month Option: final examination (March 13 to March 15 inclusive).

Wednesday, 15 March 2000

Summer Session: Student Information System available for registration for all courses (see Summer Session Calendar for details). Most courses run:
  • Term 1 (evening courses), May 1 to July 21 inclusive;
  • Term 2 (daytime courses), July 4 to August 11 inclusive.


Thursday, 16 March 2000

Teacher Education Elementary and Middle Years 12 Month Option: mid-term break (March 16 and March 17).

Friday, 17 March 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D. third and fourth years: last day of classes prior to mid-term break.

Monday, 20 March 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D. third and fourth years: mid-term break March 20 to March 24 inclusive.

Wednesday, 22 March 2000

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 23 March 2000

Graduate Studies: last day for major papers for non-theses Master's degrees to be approved and submitted to departmental or faculty graduate offices for Spring graduation.

Graduate Studies: last day for submission to most departments of Master's degree theses in final form for Spring graduation.

Last day for submission of graduating essays and theses, most Bachelor's degree programs.

Monday, 27 March 2000

Disability Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of exam accommodation forms for April examinations.

Friday, 31 March 2000

Application deadline for Summer Session Term 1 courses. (except international students)

Deadline for receipt of nominations for entrance scholarships for students enrolling at UBC from Grade 12.

Law, all years: last day of classes.

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April

Saturday, 1 April 2000

UBC Entrance Scholarship deadline.

Monday, 3 April 2000

Crane Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Spring Session for courses starting May 1.

Faculty textbook adoptions required by Bookstore for courses beginning in September.

Summer Session: last day for Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of Summer Session tuition fees. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay the first installment of fees by May 5 to avoid cancellation of registration.

Tuesday, 4 April 2000

Law, all years: examinations begin

Thursday, 6 April 2000

Faculty Association General Faculty Meeting, 1:00 p.m.

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Friday, 7 April 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D., fourth year: last day of classes and clinic.

Saturday, 8 April 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D., fourth year assessment period April 8 to April 14 inclusive.

Monday, 10 April 2000

April examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (April 10 to April 28 inclusive). Exam period includes Saturday, April 15, 2000.

Pharmaceutical Sciences, fourth year: clinical clerkship period begins (April 10 to May 5 inclusive).

Wednesday, 12 April 2000

M.B.A. mid-term break (April 12 to April 16 inclusive).

Saturday, 15 April 2000

Application deadline for Summer Session Term 2 courses. (except international students)

Monday, 17 April 2000

Deadline for application for deferment of tuition fee payment for Summer Session Term 1.

Deadline for application for entrance scholarships for students enrolling at UBC from Grade 12.

Rehabilitation Sciences, third year, Occupational Therapy students: clinical fieldwork begins (April 17 to July 7 inclusive).

Rehabilitation Sciences: final course begins for fourth year Occupational Therapy students.

Wednesday, 19 April 2000

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 21 April 2000

Good Friday. University closed. Student Information System not available.

Sunday, 23 April 2000

Forestry: third year students begin field work at the University Research Forest, Maple Ridge, BC (FRST 451)(April 23 to May 6 inclusive).

Monday, 24 April 2000

Easter Monday. University closed. Student Information System not available.

Tuesday, 25 April 2000

1999 Winter Session grades available on the Student Information System.

Friday, 28 April 2000

1999/2000 Winter Session Ends.

Geography: third year students begin field school (GEOG 309).

Graduate Studies: last day for departments to notify the Faculty of Graduate Studies that major papers have been submitted and all requirements met for non-theses Master's degrees for Spring graduation.

Graduate Studies: last day for submission to Library of all Master's and Doctoral theses for Spring graduation.

Last day of April examinations for most faculties.

Law, all years: last day of examinations.

Sunday, 30 April 2000

Geological Sciences: Hydrogeology field school begins (GEOL 441) (April 30 to May 4 inclusive).

Geological Sciences: second year students begin field school (GEOL 235) (April 30 to May 6 inclusive).

Geological Sciences: third year students begin field school (GEOL 335) (April 30 to May 13 inclusive).

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May

Monday, 1 May 2000

Civil Engineering Surveying field school begins (CIVL 235) (May 1 to May 13 inclusive).

Distance Education and Technology: course start date for May (Term A) .

Rehabilitation Sciences: clinical fieldwork begins for second and third year Physical Therapy students, and second year Occupational Therapy students.

Summer Session, Term 1: first day of classes for terms running from May 1 to June 9, June 12 to July 21, and May 1 to July 21.

Summer Session: Student Information System available.

Tuesday, 2 May 2000

Last day for sponsored students to submit applications 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 installment of fees by May 7 to avoid cancellation of registration.

Rehabilitation Sciences: last day of classes for fourth year Occupational Therapy students.

Friday, 5 May 2000

Distance Education and Technology : Student Information System closes for DE & T courses starting in May (Term A). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal without a "W" standing recorded on a student's academic record.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: last day of clinical clerkships.

Sunday, 7 May 2000

Graduate Studies: last day for payment of May installment of tuition fees.

Summer Session, Term 1: tuition fees due.

Thursday, 11 May 2000

General and Entrance Scholarships: last day for applications to be submitted to the Awards and Financial Aid office by students entering UBC from other post-secondary institutions, or returning to UBC after a year or more of absence.

Friday, 12 May 2000

Science One Program: application deadline.

Monday, 15 May 2000

Teacher Education Secondary Option: first day of classes, Summer Session, Term 1.

Wednesday, 17 May 2000

Crane Resource Centre: recommended dates for submission of materials for alternate format production for Spring Session courses starting June 12.

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 22 May 2000

Victoria Day. University closed. Student Information System not available.

Tuesday, 23 May 2000

Baccalaureate Concert: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Wednesday, 24 May 2000

Spring Congregation ceremonies, Day 1: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (Note: subject to change. Dates for Spring Congregation to be confirmed in June, 1999).

Thursday, 25 May 2000

Spring Congregation ceremonies, Day 2: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (Note: subject to change. Dates for Spring Congregation to be confirmed in June, 1999).

Friday, 26 May 2000

Disability Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of exam accommodation forms for Summer Session, Term 1, for courses ending June 9.

Graduate Studies: last day for Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive recommendations from departments for overseas international students to be admitted in September.

Spring Congregation ceremonies, Day 3: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (Note: subject to change. Dates for Spring Congregation to be confirmed in June, 1999).

Monday, 29 May 2000

Spring Congregation Ceremonies, Day 4: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (Note: subject to change. Dates for Spring Congregation to be confirmed in June, 1999).

Tuesday, 30 May 2000

Spring Congregation ceremonies, Day 5: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (Note: subject to change. Dates for Spring Congregation to be confirmed in June, 1999).

Wednesday, 31 May 2000

Spring Congregation ceremonies, Day 6: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (Note: subject to change. Dates for Spring Congregation to be confirmed in June, 1999).

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June

Thursday, 1 June 2000

Deadline for submission of Summer Session scholarship and bursary applications to Awards Office.

Distance Education and Technology: Student Information System available for courses starting in July (Term B).

Graduate Studies: last day for supervisors to submit "Appointment of External Examiner for Doctoral Thesis" form to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for students planning to graduate in November. Submissions received after this date may not be processed in time for November graduation.

Student Information System available for Winter Session undergraduate registration. Students should refer to their admission letter/ statement of grades for their Student Information System access date.

Monday, 5 June 2000

Crane Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session, Term 2, for courses starting July 4.

Friday, 9 June 2000

Summer Session examinations, June 9-10, for Term 1 courses ending June 9.

Summer Session, Term 1: some courses end. Note: Term 1 examinations are normally held on the last day of class.

Monday, 12 June 2000

Deadline for application for deferment of tuition fee payment for Summer Session, Term 2. This applies only to student loan recipients and students who hold major external graduate or undergraduate fellowships.

Summer Session, Term 1: first day of classes for courses running June 12 to July 21. Note: Term 1 Examinations are normally held on the last day of class.

Summer Session, Terms 1 and 2 : last day for submission of applications for scholarships and bursaries.

Tuesday, 13 June 2000

Summer Session, Terms 1 and 2: last day for BC Student Assistance Program applications for 2000. (Subject to change.)

Thursday, 15 June 2000

Deadline for submission to the Awards Office of entrance scholarship applications from students applying from other post-secondary institutions.

Friday, 16 June 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D., third year: last day of classes and clinic.

Last day for submission of applications for supplemental and deferred examinations from previous Winter Session.

Saturday, 17 June 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D., third year: assessment period June 17 to 23 inclusive.

Friday, 23 June 2000

Teacher Education Secondary Option: last day of classes Summer Session Term I.

Monday, 26 June 2000

Crane Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session, Term 2, for courses starting July 24.

Friday, 30 June 2000

Affiliation Bursaries: last day for applications to be submitted to Awards Office.

Affiliation Scholarships: last day for applications to be submitted to the Awards and Financial Aid office.

Graduate Studies: last day for Faculty of Graduate Studies to receive files from departments on North American students accepted for registration in September.

Last day for early submission of applications for BC Student Assistance Program (BCSAP) (BC and Canada Student Loans) for 2000/ 2001 Winter Session. Students applying after this date may not receive funds by the commencement of the term and may be disqualified for deferments and emergency loans.

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July

Monday, 3 July 2000

University closed (holiday in lieu of Canada Day, Saturday July 1). Student Information System not available.

Tuesday, 4 July 2000

Distance Education and Technology: course start date for July (Term B).

Law, supplemental and deferred exams (July 6 to July 15 inclusive).

Summer Session, Term 2: some courses begin (July 4 to August 11 inclusive).

Friday, 7 July 2000

Disability Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of exam accommodation forms for Summer Session, Term 1, for courses ending July 21.

Summer Session, Term 2: tuition due date.

Wednesday, 12 July 2000

Distance Education and Technology: Student Information System closes for DE & T courses starting in July (Term B). Last day for changes in registration and for withdrawal without a "W" standing recorded on a student's academic record.

Friday, 21 July 2000

Summer Session examinations, July 21-22, for Term 1 and 2 courses ending July 21.

Summer Session Term 1: all classes end - examinations for Term 1 classes. Note: Term 1 examinations are normally held on the last day of class.

Summer Session Term 2: some classes end.

Monday, 24 July 2000

Crane Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session, Term 1.

Summer Session, Term 2: some courses begin (July 24 to August 11 inclusive).

Friday, 28 July 2000

Disability Resource Centre: recommended date for submission of exam accommodation forms for Summer Session, Term 2 courses ending August 11.

Monday, 31 July 2000

Graduate Studies: last day for submission of doctoral theses to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for sending to the external examiner in time for November graduation. (Note: the final oral examination cannot be held until a minimum of 8 weeks has passed after transmission of a thesis to the external examiner).

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Winter Session), weekdays, July 31 to August 11, inclusive.

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August

Saturday, 5 August 2000

Deadline for completion of the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test by BC students intending to take a first year English course in September.

Monday, 7 August 2000

BC Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 8 August 2000

Distance Education and Technology: Course information will be sent to students for courses beginning in September (Term A).

Friday, 11 August 2000

Summer Session Term 2: some courses end.

Saturday, 12 August 2000

Deadline for completion of the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test by out-of-province students intending to take a first year English course in September.

Summer Session Examinations for Term 2 courses ending August 11.

Monday, 14 August 2000

International Student Services welcome services for newly arriving international and exchange students (August 14 to September 1 inclusive, and ongoing).

Tuesday, 15 August 2000

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to the Registrar's Office by all students expecting to graduate in November.

Thursday, 17 August 2000

Deadline for application for deferment of Winter Session tuition payment date. Students who do not meet the deferment deadline will be required to pay the first installment of tuition fees by September 6 to avoid the financial hold procedure (see Fees section -- published in Calendar).

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

Last day for Teaching and Research Assistants to apply for payroll deduction of winter session tuition fees. 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 installment of tuition fees by September 6 to avoid financial hold procedure (see Fees section -- published in Calendar).

Monday, 21 August 2000

Dentistry, D.M.D., third and fourth years, registration and first day of classes.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: first day of class for first year Pharm.D. students.

Friday, 25 August 2000

Faculty of Graduate Studies Orientation Day.

Saturday, 26 August 2000

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (August 26 to September 3 inclusive).

Monday, 28 August 2000

Agricultural Sciences Field Trip (AGSC 300) begins (August 28 to September 1 inclusive).

Dentistry, D.M.D., and Medicine, M.D., first and second years: orientation and first day of classes.

International and Exchange Student orientation week for new international and exchange students begins (August 28 to September 1 inclusive).

Tuesday, 29 August 2000

M.B.A., first year: orientation begins (August 29 to 31, inclusive).

Wednesday, 30 August 2000

Forestry Survey School (FOPR 263), August 30 to September 4 inclusive, plus three successive Saturdays during the term).

Thursday, 31 August 2000

1999/2000 Academic Year ends.

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