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Academic Year 2015/16

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September

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

2015/16 Academic Year begins.

Thursday, 3 September 2015

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

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test for International applicants taking first-year English beginning in Winter 2015/16 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 18 July 2015 for permission to take this late sitting.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session Residences open for Term 1 at 9:00 a.m.

Monday, 7 September 2015

Labour Day. University closed.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for Affiliated Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2015/16 should check with their departments for internal student deadlines.

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

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.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 1 clerkship begins (September 8 to October 2 inclusive).

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

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

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).

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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 Winter General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between August 14 and September 15, 2015, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Meeting of the Senate.

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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.

Friday, 25 September 2015

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.

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October

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 1 to December 10 inclusive) (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options).

Friday, 2 October 2015

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

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 1 clerkship ends.

Monday, 5 October 2015

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 2 clerkship begins (October 5 to October 30 inclusive).

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum – 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 6 to December 8 inclusive) (Secondary 12-Month Option).

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

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, 9 October 2015

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

Monday, 12 October 2015

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.

Last day for submission of applications for supplemental and deferred examinations from the 2015 Summer Session.

Thursday, 15 October 2015

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.

Friday, 16 October 2015

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.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 23 October 2015

Graduate Studies: Last day for applications for degree conferral and Congregation 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 and Postdoctoral 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 and Postdoctoral 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, 24 October 2015

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).

Friday, 30 October 2015

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 7 to avoid financial hold procedures (see Fees).

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 2 clerkship ends.

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November

Monday, 2 November 2015

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral 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.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 3 clerkship begins (November 2 to November 27 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum begins (November 2 to November 13 inclusive) (all options).

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

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

Saturday, 14 November 2015

Supplemental and deferred examinations (2015 Summer Session).

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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

Meeting of the Senate.

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

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

Thursday, 26 November 2015

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

Friday, 27 November 2015

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.

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

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 3 clerkship ends.

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December

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

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

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

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral 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.

Friday, 4 December 2015

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 3:00 pm.

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

Monday, 7 December 2015

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, 8 December 2015

Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 8 to 22 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Go Global: Early application deadline for select Exchange and Study Abroad opportunities for Term 1, Term 2, full-year, and split-year. Please see the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools included in the early deadline.

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, 2015. 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, 11 December 2015

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

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 18 December 2015

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

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

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

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

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

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, 3 January 2016.

Friday, 25 December 2015

Christmas Day. University closed.

Monday, 28 December 2015

Statutory holiday in lieu of Boxing Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Reduced services in most departments until Monday, 4 January 2016.

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January

Friday, 1 January 2016

New Year's Day. University closed.

Sunday, 3 January 2016

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

Monday, 4 January 2016

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 and Postdoctoral 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 2015/16 Winter Session Term 2.

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 December 31 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2015/16 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 4 to 29 inclusive).

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

Thursday, 7 January 2016

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

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).

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum – 1 day-a-week practicum begins (January 7 to March 10 inclusive) (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options).

Thursday, 14 January 2016

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

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Deadline for application for Pharm.D. program commencing in August 2016.

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

Friday, 15 January 2016

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2016 Summer Session.

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

Monday, 18 January 2016

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, 20 January 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Go Global: Round 1 application deadline for Exchange and Study Abroad opportunities for Term 1, Term 2, full-year, split-year, and summer opportunities. Please see the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools included in the Round 1 deadline.

Friday, 22 January 2016

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 applications for degree granting and Congregation 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.

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.

Saturday, 23 January 2016

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

Friday, 29 January 2016

Application deadline for UBC Entrance Awards. Enrolment Services must receive the application by 3:00 pm.

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral 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 Allocation Process for the 2016/17 Academic Year.

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

Sunday, 31 January 2016

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of program or a change of campus for the 2015/16 Winter Session.

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2016/17 Winter Session.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2015/16 Winter Session.

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February

Monday, 1 February 2016

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 5 clerkship begins (February 1 to 26 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Extended practica (EDUC 421 and 430) begin (February 1 to May 13 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

Friday, 5 February 2016

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, 8 February 2016

Family Day. University closed.

Friday, 12 February 2016

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, 15 February 2016

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins for most faculties (February 15 to 19 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, 17 February 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 19 February 2016

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for April 30 program end date.

Friday, 26 February 2016

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for overseas international students to be admitted for registration in September 2016. 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.

Monday, 29 February 2016

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

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 6 clerkship begins (February 29 to March 24 inclusive).

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March

Saturday, 5 March 2016

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test by students intending to take a first-year English course in Summer 2016 (Terms 1 and 2).

Friday, 11 March 2016

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

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 18 March 2016

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

Saturday, 19 March 2016

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.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for September degree granting.

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 6 clerkship ends.

Friday, 25 March 2016

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

Monday, 28 March 2016

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

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 7 clerkship begins (March 29 to April 22 inclusive).

Teacher Education Program: Extended practica (EDUC418 or 419, EDUC 430) begin (March 29 to June 24 inclusive) (12-Month Elementary and Middle Year options).

Thursday, 31 March 2016

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 and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for North American students to be admitted for registration September 2016. 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

Friday, 1 April 2016

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 and Postdoctoral Studies for August 31 program end date.

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

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

Friday, 8 April 2016

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Applied Science: Master of Health Leadership and Policy in Seniors Care NURS 504 begins (April 11-June 30); no Exams: Project work

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Term 2 (April) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 12 to 27 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 12 to 16 inclusive).

Friday, 15 April 2016

Graduate Studies: Last day for applications for degree conferral and Congregation 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 and Postdoctoral 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 and Postdoctoral Studies that all requirements (including major papers) have been met for non-thesis master's degrees for May graduation.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 22 April 2016

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 7 clerkship ends.

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

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

Thursday, 28 April 2016

UBC Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session residences close; residents are required to vacate by 12 noon.

Friday, 29 April 2016

2015/16 Winter Session ends.

Earth and Ocean Sciences (second-year students): Geology field school begins (EOSC 223, April 29 to May 5 inclusive).

Earth and Ocean Sciences (third-year students): Geology field school begins (EOSC 328, April 29 to May 20 inclusive).

Earth and Ocean Sciences: Hydrogeology field school begins (EOSC 428, April 29 to May 12 inclusive).

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral 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 2016 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2016, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday, 15 April 2016.

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

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

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May

Sunday, 1 May 2016

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2016/17 Winter Session Residence application deadline.

Monday, 2 May 2016

Applications for the Summer General Bursary become available online via the Student Service Centre and are available until June 1.

Civil Engineering Surveying field school (CIVL 235) begins (May 2 to 14 inclusive).

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Go Global: Round 2 application deadline for Exchange and Study Abroad opportunities for Term 2 and split-year opportunities only. Limited partner institutions available. Please see the Go Global website for a complete listing of schools included in the Round 2 deadline.

Sunday, 8 May 2016

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

Monday, 9 May 2016

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.

Start of Summer Session Term 1, most faculties. First day of classes for term running from May 9 to June 16 (exams June 20 to 24). 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.

Applied Science: Advanced Materials Manufacturing MTRL 512 begins (May 9-July 22); exams July 25 – July 29.

Applied Science: Bio-Products GBPR 502 begins (May 9-July 29) No Exams: Project work

Applied Science: Clean Energy Engineering APSC 412 Grad Co-op (off-campus) or e@UBC Lean Launchpad (on-campus) begins (May 9-July 29).

Applied Science: Dependable Software Systems APPP 506 (Capstone) begins (May 9-July 29).

Applied Science: Dependable Software Systems EECE 543 begins (May 9-June 16); exams June 20-June 24.

Applied Science: Integrated Water Management IWME 502 begins (May 9-June 16); exams: June 20-June 24

Applied Science: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering APSC 412 Grad Co-op (off-campus) or e@UBC Lean Launchpad (on-campus) begins (May 9-July 29)

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

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

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).

Friday, 13 May 2016

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, 16 May 2016

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

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

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

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 20 May 2016

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 and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for September degree granting.

Monday, 23 May 2016

Victoria Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Applied Science: Integrated Water Management IWME 501 begins (May 24-July 22); exams: July 25-July 29

Applied Science: Master of Health Leadership and Policy in Seniors Care NURS 586E begins (May 24-July 22); exams: July 25-July 29

Applied Science: Urban Systems URSY 530 begins (May 24-July 22); exams: July 25-July 29

Applied Science: Urban Systems URSY 550 begins (May 24-July 22); exams: July 25-July 29

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

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

Thursday, 26 May 2016

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

Friday, 27 May 2016

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for transmission to the external examiner in time for August 31 program end date.

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

Monday, 30 May 2016

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

Tuesday, 31 May 2016

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

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June

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

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.

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

The Summer General Bursary application, available to students online through the Student Service Centre between May 2 and June 1, 2016, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment on their student loans by this date and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries.

Friday, 3 June 2016

Graduate Studies: Last day for supervisors to submit Appointment of External Examiner form to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for November 2016 Graduation.

Monday, 13 June 2016

Application deadline for supplemental and deferred examinations from 2015/16 Winter Session.

Thursday, 16 June 2016

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

Monday, 20 June 2016

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (June 20 to 24 inclusive).

Friday, 24 June 2016

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

Friday, 1 July 2016

Canada Day. University closed.

Monday, 4 July 2016

Start of Summer Session Term 2. First day of classes for term running from July 4 to August 11 (exams August 15 to 19). 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.

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for overseas international students to be admitted for registration in January 2017. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Law: Supplemental and deferred examinations begin (July 4 to 13 inclusive).

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

Thursday, 7 July 2016

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).

Friday, 8 July 2016

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, 13 July 2016

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.

Friday, 15 July 2016

Graduate Studies: Last day for final doctoral oral examinations in time for September degree granting.

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.

Saturday, 16 July 2016

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, 3 September 2016. To seek permission, write to the First-Year English Office by 16 July 2016.

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session courses starting in September 2016.

Friday, 22 July 2016

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

Monday, 25 July 2016

Applied Science: Advanced Materials Manufacturing MTRL 512 exams begin (July 25-July 29)

Applied Science: Integrated Water Management IWME 501 exams begin (July 25-July 29)

Applied Science: Master of Health Leadership and Policy in Seniors Care NURS 586E exams begin (July 25-July 29)

Applied Science: Urban Systems URSY 530 exams begin (July 25-July 29)

Applied Science: Urban Systems URSY 550 exams begin (July 25-July 29)

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Winter Session), weekdays (July 25 to August 5 inclusive).

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

Friday, 29 July 2016

Graduate Studies: Deadline for guaranteed consideration by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of recommendations from graduate programs for North American students to be admitted for registration in January 2017. 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.

Graduate Studies: Last day for submission of exam copies of doctoral dissertations to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral 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 7 to avoid financial hold procedure (see Fees).

Mechanical Engineering: Last day for students to complete their registration for 2016/17 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, 1 August 2016

BC Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Applied Science: Master of Engineering Leadership, All Pillars – Summer Bootcamp APPP 504 begins (August 2-August 19); exams: August 22-August 26

Friday, 5 August 2016

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

Thursday, 11 August 2016

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

Friday, 12 August 2016

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

Graduate Studies: Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation 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.

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).

Saturday, 13 August 2016

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

Monday, 15 August 2016

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (August 15 to 19 inclusive).

Friday, 19 August 2016

End of Summer Session Term 2.

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

Saturday, 20 August 2016

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

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Jump Start 2016: The arrival date for Jump Start at UBC’s Vancouver campus participants (a first-year orientation and transition program for new international students).

Monday, 22 August 2016

Applied Science: Master of Engineering Leadership All Pillars – Summer Bootcamp APPP 504 exams begin (August 22-August 26)

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Jump Start 2016: Summer immersion program ends. The year-long transition portion of the program will commence on the first day of the Winter Session.

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (August 27 to September 3).

Monday, 29 August 2016

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

Wednesday, 31 August 2016

2015/16 Academic Year ends.

Graduate Studies: Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral 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 2016/17 Winter Session Term 1. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2016, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday, 12 August 2016.

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 August 31 program end date. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2016, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday, 12 August 2016.

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