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Academic Year 2014/15

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September

Monday, 1 September 2014

2014/15 Academic Year begins.

Labour Day. University closed.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for Affiliated Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2014/15 should check with their departments for internal student deadlines.

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Start of Winter Session Term 1, most faculties.

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

Imagine UBC: First-day orientation program for undergraduate students in most programs. All classes are replaced by the Imagine UBC Day. See Imagine UBC for a list of participating programs and exceptions.

Teacher Education Program: First day of classes for Term 1A/Orientation Day (all options)

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

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).

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 1 clerkship begins (September 3 to 27 inclusive).

Saturday, 6 September 2014

International Welcome: International Student Orientation for visiting (including Tec de Monterrey-UBC and Korea University-UBC joint academic programs), transfer, and exchange students attending Winter Session Term 1 (see the August 15, 2013 entry for information related to Jump Start 2013, a first-year transition program for first-year degree-seeking international and Aboriginal students).

Monday, 15 September 2014

Last day for graduation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all undergraduate students expecting to graduate in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

The General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between August 15 and September 15, 2014, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment, must be receiving their 2014/15 student loans, and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day for change 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 drop/withdrawal dates.

Last day for eligible students to apply for an exemption from the U-Pass program. Consult U-Pass Eligibility for information and instructions.

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.

Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Meeting of the Senate

Friday, 19 September 2014

Full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day for change 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 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 1-2) courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 1 day-a-week practicum begins (September 25 to December 11 inclusive) (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options)

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 1 clerkship ends.

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examination for November graduation.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 2 clerkship begins (September 30 to October 25 inclusive).

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October

Friday, 3 October 2014

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertation to Faculty of Graduate Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for December 31 program end date and February degree granting.

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

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 outstanding balance until it is paid in full (see Fees).

Friday, 10 October 2014

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 drop/withdrawal dates.

Monday, 13 October 2014

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Last day for applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services for awards for students with disabilities. Enrolment Services must receive the application by 4:00 pm.

Last day for submission of applications for supplemental and deferred examinations from the 2014 Summer Session.

Meeting of the Senate

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Teacher Education Program: Term 1A ends (all options)

Friday, 24 October 2014

Graduate Studies: Last day for degree conferral and Congregation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in November. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for November graduation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

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 November graduation.

Teacher Education Program: Professional Development Day - Classes Cancelled (all options)

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI for students intending to take a first-year English course in January (Winter Session Term 2).

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 2 clerkship ends.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 3 clerkship begins (October 27 to November 21 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum begins (October 27 to November 7 inclusive) (all options)

Friday, 31 October 2014

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for overseas international students to be admitted for registration in May. Later recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

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

Last day for sponsored students to submit application to have fees billed to a sponsoring organization for Winter Session Term 2 (January to April) tuition fees. Students who do not submit their applications by the deadline will be required to pay their second instalment of tuition fees by January 6 to avoid financial hold procedures (see Fees).

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November

Friday, 7 November 2014

Access & Diversity: Last day to book an exam accommodation for supplemental and deferred examinations (2013 Summer Session).

Monday, 10 November 2014

Teacher Education Program: Term 1B begins (all options)

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

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

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Supplemental and deferred examinations (2013 Summer Session).

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 1 day a week practicum resumes (in sponsor schools) (Secondary Option)

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session Term 2.

Meeting of the Senate

Friday, 21 November 2014

Full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses: 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.

Graduate Studies: Last day for departments to submit nominations for Killam Postdoctoral Fellowships to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for the 2014 Fellowship competition.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 3 clerkship ends.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Access & Diversity: Last day for booking an exam accommodation for December examinations.

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

Thursday, 27 November 2014

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

Friday, 28 November 2014

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Deadline for Premier Undergraduate Awards and Wesbrook Scholar applications/nominations. Enrolment Services must receive the applications/nominations by 4:00 pm.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate Studies for May Graduation.

November Congregation, Day 3: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

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December

Monday, 1 December 2014

Graduate Studies: Application for February degree granting and May Congregation opens.

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 May. Later recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

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.

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

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, 4 December 2014

Go Global: Round 1 application deadline for Exchange and Research Abroad (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Technische Universität Darmstadt, and ALL UNIVERSITIES in the US, Iceland and Japan).

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

The information that Canadian applicants submit in their Personal Profile when applying to UBC will be used for admissions and for Major Entrance Scholarship consideration. Students wishing to be considered for a Major Entrance Scholarship must submit their online application for admission to UBC by December 10, 2014. This includes paying the admission fee and submitting in-progress or final Grade 11 and Grade 12 marks as requested in the online application.

Friday, 12 December 2014

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examinations in time for December 31 program end date and February degree granting.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30 program end date.

Teacher Education Program: Term 1B ends / Last day of classes (all options)

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

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

Meeting of the Senate

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Last day of Winter Session Residence Contract for Winter Session Term–1–only residents.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Totem Park and Place Vanier Residences close at 12 noon for the holiday break and all residents required to vacate at that time. Will reopen at 9:00 am Sunday, January 4, 2014.

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Christmas Day. University closed.

Friday, 26 December 2014

Boxing Day. University closed.

Monday, 29 December 2014

Reduced services in most departments until January 5, 2015.

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January

Thursday, 1 January 2015

New Year's Day. University closed.

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session Residences open for Term 2 at 9:00 a.m.

Monday, 5 January 2015

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

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

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for December 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 2.

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 December 31 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2013/14 Winter Session Term 2.

International Welcome: International Student Orientation for new international (including US) and exchange students entering Winter Session Term 2.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 4 clerkship begins (January 5 to 31 inclusive).

Teacher Education program: Term 2 classes begin (all options)

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Last day for payment of second instalment of fees for registration and course changes made on or 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. Student 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, 8 January 2015

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum begins (January 8 to March 12 inclusive) (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options)

Friday, 9 January 2015

Graduate Studies: Orientation for all new domestic and international graduate students.

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Go Global: Round 1 application deadline for Exchange and Research Abroad (Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada, or Latin America). Term 1, Term 2, full-year, split-year, and summer opportunities.

Medicine, M.Sc. Genetic Counselling Training Program: Application deadline.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Deadline for application for Pharm.D. program commencing in August 2015.

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience Contact Day (all options)

Friday, 16 January 2015

Teacher Education Program: Pre-practicum Contact Day (Classes cancelled) (Secondary Option)

Monday, 19 January 2015

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for change 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 drop/withdrawal dates.

Last day for eligible students to apply for an exemption from the U-Pass program. Consult U-Pass Eligibility for information and instructions.

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Meeting of the Senate

Friday, 23 January 2015

Distance Education Term D courses: Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal for most Distance Education Term D courses without a 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 drop/withdrawal dates.

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 course drop/withdrawal dates.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 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 February 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 February. Congregation ceremony will be in May. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Graduate Studies: Application for May degree granting and May Congregation opens.

Friday, 30 January 2015

Application deadline for UBC Entrance Awards. Enrolment Services must receive the application by 4:00 pm.

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of program or a change of campus for the 2014/15 Winter Session.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2014/15 Winter Session.

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 May graduation.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 4 clerkship ends.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for the Residence Lottery for the 2014/15 Academic Year.

Teacher Education Program: Term 2 classes end (Secondary Option)

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February

Monday, 2 February 2015

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 5 clerkship begins (February 3 to 28 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Extended practica (EDUC 421 and 430) begins (February 2 to May 15 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

Friday, 6 February 2015

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, 9 February 2015

Family Day. University closed.

Friday, 13 February 2015

Teacher Education Program: Term 2A ends (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options)

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 drop/withdrawal dates.

Monday, 16 February 2015

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins for most faculties (February 16 to 20 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Library and some other facilities remain open.

Teacher Education Program: Term 2B begins (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options)

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Meeting of the Senate

Friday, 20 February 2015

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 April 30 program end date.

Friday, 27 February 2015

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

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

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 5 clerkship ends.

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March

Monday, 2 March 2015

Access & Diversity: Deadline for requests for admissions special consideration on disability-related grounds.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 6 clerkship begins (March 2 to March 27 inclusive).

Saturday, 7 March 2015

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test by students intending to take a first-year English course in Summer 2015 (Terms 1 and 2).

Thursday, 12 March 2015



Friday, 13 March 2015

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

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Meeting of the Senate

Friday, 20 March 2015

Teacher Education Program: Term 2B ends (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options)

Saturday, 21 March 2015

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.

Friday, 27 March 2015

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

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 6 clerkship ends.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 7 clerkship begins (March 30 to April 24 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Extended practica (EDUC418 or 419, EDUC 430) begin (March 30 to June 26 inclusive). (12-Month Elementary and Middle Year options)

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session Term 1.

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

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 application 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 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

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Graduate Studies: Last day for final oral examination for doctoral students planning to graduate in May.

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate Studies for August 31 program end date and September degree granting.

Friday, 3 April 2015

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

Monday, 6 April 2015

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

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Access & Diversity: Last day for booking an exam accommodation for April examinations.

Friday, 10 April 2015

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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

Forestry (third-year): FRST 452 field work begins at the University Research Forest, Maple Ridge, BC (April 14 to 18 inclusive).

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Meeting of the Senate

Friday, 17 April 2015

Graduate Studies: Last day for degree conferral and Congregation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examination for April 30 program end date.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for May graduation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

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 May graduation.

Friday, 24 April 2015

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 7 clerkship ends.

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Last day of Term 2 (April) examinations for most faculties.

Thursday, 30 April 2015

2014/15 Winter Session ends.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30 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 the 2014 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2015, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Thursday April 16, 2015.

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 April 30 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2014/15 Winter Session Term 2. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2016, the deadline for completing program requirements is Thursday April 16, 2015.

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

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session residences close; residents are required to vacate.

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May

Friday, 1 May 2015

Earth and Ocean Sciences (second-year students): Geology field school begins (EOSC 223, May 1 to 7 inclusive).

Earth and Ocean Sciences (third-year students): Geology field school begins (EOSC 328, May 1 to 22 inclusive).

Earth and Ocean Sciences: Hydrogeology field school begins (EOSC 428 and EOSC 532, May 1 to 14 inclusive).

General Summer Bursary Program applications become available online via the Student Service Centre.

Monday, 4 May 2015

Civil Engineering Surveying field school (CIVL 235) begins (May 4 to 16 inclusive).

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Go Global: Round 2 application deadline for Exchange and Research Abroad. Term 2 and split-year opportunities only. Limited partner institutions available.

Sunday, 10 May 2015

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

Monday, 11 May 2015

Start of Summer Session Term 1, most faculties. 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.

Distance Education: Course start date for Summer Session (Terms A and B). For important deadlines such as last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recording on a student's academic record, last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses, and last day for withdrawal with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record, refer to the online Course Schedule.

International Welcome: International Student Orientation for new international (including US) and exchange students attending Summer Session.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

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).

Meeting of the Senate

Friday, 15 May 2015

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. Student Service Centre remains open for course withdrawals with a W standing. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific drop/withdrawal dates.

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Summer Session Term 1 courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Victoria Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 1 begins (Secondary Option)

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Summer Session Term 2.

Baccalaureate Concert: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

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

Thursday, 21 May 2015

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

Friday, 22 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 3: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Monday, 25 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 4: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 5: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

May Congregation, Day 6: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

Friday, 29 May 2015

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.

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 August 31 program end date.

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June

Monday, 1 June 2015

Graduate Studies: Application for September degree granting and November Congregation opens.

Last day to submit applications for Affiliation Scholarships, Affiliation Bursaries, Awards for Aboriginal Students, and Scholarships for Women in Part-Time Study to Enrolment Services. Enrolment Services must receive the applications by 4:00 pm.

The online application for Summer Session bursary closes. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date in order to be eligible for General Summer Bursaries.

Friday, 5 June 2015

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate Studies for November 2015 Graduation.

Monday, 15 June 2015

Application deadline for supplemental and deferred examinations from 2014/15 Winter Session.

Thursday, 18 June 2015

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

Monday, 22 June 2015

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

Friday, 26 June 2015

End of Summer Session Term 1.

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

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 1 ends (Secondary Option)

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July

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Canada Day. University closed.

Monday, 6 July 2015

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.

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).

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for overseas international students to be admitted for registration in January 2016. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Law: Supplemental and deferred examinations begin (July 6 to July 15 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 2A begins (all options)

Friday, 10 July 2015

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.

Summer Session Term 2 courses: Last day for changes between credit and audit for most courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Summer Session Term 2 courses: Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

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.

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for the completion of the LPI test by BC students (including students who are non-BC residents studying at BC educational institutions) intending to take a first-year English course beginning in September. Newly-admitted students from outside of British Columbia may obtain special permission to write on Saturday, August 29, 2015. To seek permission, write to the First-Year English Office by July 18, 2015.

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session courses starting in September 2014.

Friday, 24 July 2015

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.

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 2A ends (all options).

Monday, 27 July 2015

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Winter Session), weekdays (July 27 to August 7 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 2B begins (all options).

Friday, 31 July 2015

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 2016. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examinations in time for August 31 program end date and September degree granting.

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 2015/16 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.

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August

Monday, 3 August 2015

BC Day. University closed.

Friday, 7 August 2015

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

Thursday, 13 August 2015

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

Friday, 14 August 2015

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

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

Jump Start 2014: 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.

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

Teacher Education Program: Summer Session Term 2B ends (all options).

Monday, 17 August 2015

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

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

Friday, 21 August 2015

End of Summer Session Term 2.

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

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.

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.

Saturday, 22 August 2015

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

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

Thursday, 27 August 2015

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.

Friday, 28 August 2015

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

Monday, 31 August 2015

2014/15 Academic Year ends.

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 2015/16 Winter Session Term 1. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2015, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is 21 Friday August 2015.

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 2015, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday 21 August 2015.

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

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