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Academic Year 2008/09

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September

Monday, 1 September 2008

GALA: International Orientation for new international (including US) and exchange students continues (August 30 to September 1).

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

Labour Day. University closed.

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test for International applicants residing and attending school outside of Canada at the time of the July or August deadlines. Note: Last sitting in August is Saturday August 30, 2008.

UBC Housing and Conferences: Residences open.

Tuesday, 2 September 2008

Commerce and Business Administration (B.Com. and second year): Orientation day.

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

Imagine UBC: First-day orientation program for new students. All 100-level classes are replaced by the Imagine UBC Day, with the single exception of those 100-level classes that start at or after 5:00 pm and meet only once per week.

Law (first year): Orientation begins.

Law (second and third years): Classes begin.

Teacher Education Program: 12-Month Options, Elementary Year 1 of 2, NITEP Year 4: Orientation day. (Term 1, September 2 to November 28 inclusive). Elementary Year 2 of 2 and NITEP Year 5: Practica begins (September 2 to November 28 inclusive).

2008/09 Academic Year begins.

Classes begin for 2008/09 Winter Session day and evening courses for all faculties not already in session.

Wednesday, 3 September 2008

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

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 be placed on financial hold; further registration activity will not be permitted, grades will not be released, and graduation diplomas will be withheld. Students will also be assessed a processing fee of $35.00 and interest will be assessed on the outstanding balance until it is paid in full. See Fees, Financial Assistance, and Scholarships in the Calendar.

Monday, 8 September 2008

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 1 clerkship begins (September 8 to October 3 inclusive).

Monday, 15 September 2008

General University Bursaries: Last day for applications to be submitted to Student Financial Assistance & Awards. Students must have received their 2008/09 student loans to be eligible for the General Bursaries.

Tuesday, 16 September 2008

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

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

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

Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 18 September 2008

Access and Diversity Office: New client orientation.

Friday, 19 September 2008

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

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

Monday, 29 September 2008

On-line application opens for 2009 Summer Session and the 2009/10 Winter Session including change of program/campus for the 2009/10 Winter Session.

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