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Academic Year 2013/14

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August

Friday, 1 August 2014

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 2015. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

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.

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 2014/15 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.

Monday, 4 August 2014

BC Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

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

Friday, 8 August 2014

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 and February degree granting.

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

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (August 12 to 16 inclusive).

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Jump Start 2014: The two-week summer immersion portion of Jump Start begins (a first-year transition program for new international and Aboriginal students).

Friday, 15 August 2014

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.

Saturday, 16 August 2014

End of Summer Session Term 2.

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

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (August 17 to August 23 inclusive).

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

Friday, 22 August 2014

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for September degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Graduate Studies: Last day for graduate programs to notify the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for September degree granting. Graduate Studies: Last day for degree granting and Congregation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in September. Congregation ceremony will be in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Graduate Studies: Application for November degree conferral and November Congregation opens.

Monday, 25 August 2014

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

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Jump Start 2014: Summer immersion program ends. The year-long transition portion of the program will commence on the first day of the Winter Session.

Thursday, 28 August 2014

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

Friday, 29 August 2014

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 2014/15 Winter Session Term 1. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2014, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday 22 August 2014.

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. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2014, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday 22 August 2014.

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test for International applicants taking first-year English beginning in Winter 2014/15 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 19, 2014 for permission to take this late sitting.

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test for International applicants taking first-year English beginning in Winter 2014/15 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 19, 2014 for permission to take this late sitting.

Sunday, 31 August 2014

2013/14 Academic Year ends.

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