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Academic Year 2012/13

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August

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for North American students to be admitted for registration in January 2014. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

International Student Services welcome services for new international (including US) and exchange students (August 1 to 18 inclusive, and ongoing).

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 hold procedure (see Fees).

Mechanical Engineering: Last day for students to complete their registration for 2013/14 Winter Session Term 1 and Term 2 MECH courses. After this date, courses with low enrolment may be cancelled and it may not be possible to accommodate registration requests.

Friday, 2 August 2013

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for November graduation.

Monday, 5 August 2013

BC Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Access & Diversity: Last day for booking an exam accommodation for Summer Session Term 2.

Friday, 9 August 2013

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

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 31 program end date.

Student Financial Assistance & Awards: Last day for students who hold major external graduate or undergraduate fellowships to apply for Winter Session fee deferments.

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

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

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Jump Start 2013: The two-week summer immersion portion of Jump Start begins (a first-year transition program for new international and Aboriginal students).

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

Student Financial Assistance & Awards: Applications for the Winter General Bursary become available on the Student Service Centre and are available until September 16.

Saturday, 17 August 2013

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

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (August 18 to August 24 inclusive).

UBC Student Housing and Hospitality Services: Residences close for Summer Session students.

Monday, 26 August 2013

Mechanical Engineering second-year practicum (MECH 220) begins.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Jump Start 2013: Summer immersion program ends. The year-long transition portion of the program will commence on the first day of the Winter Session.

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Graduate Studies: Full day orientation for all new domestic and international graduate students.

Friday, 30 August 2013

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2013/14 Winter Session Term 1.

Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for August 31 program end date.

Saturday, 31 August 2013

2012/13 Academic Year ends.

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the Language Proficiency Index (LPI) test for International applicants taking first-year English beginning in Winter 2013/14 Term 1, and also residing and attending school outside of Canada at the time of the July or August deadlines. Contact the First-Year English Office by July 20, 2013 for permission to take this late sitting.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session Residences open for Term 1 at 9 a.m.

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