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Academic Year 2016/17

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September

Thursday, 1 September 2016

2016/17 Academic Year begins.

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

Saturday, 3 September 2016

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test for International applicants taking first-year English beginning in Winter 2016/17 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 16 July 2016 for permission to take this late sitting.

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

Monday, 5 September 2016

Labour Day. University closed.

Graduate Studies: Students wishing to apply for Affiliated Fellowships and external awards administered through the University (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) for 2017-18 should check with their departments for internal student deadlines.

Tuesday, 6 September 2016

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 1/Orientation Day (all options).

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

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).

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Graduate Studies: Last day for degree granting 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.

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 15 and September 15, 2016, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment, must be receiving their 2016/17 student loans, and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

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, 21 September 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 23 September 2016

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.

Friday, 30 September 2016

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

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