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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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October

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum – 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 4 to December 13 inclusive) (Secondary 12-Month Option).

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

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).

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 6 to December 15 inclusive) (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options)

Monday, 10 October 2016

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.

Last day for submission of applications for supplemental and deferred examinations from the 2016 Summer Session.

Friday, 14 October 2016

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.

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.

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.

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 21 October 2016

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 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, 22 October 2016

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, 28 October 2016

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

Monday, 31 October 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 May. Later recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 2 week practicum begins (October 31 to November 10 inclusive) (all options).

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November

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

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).

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Access & Diversity: Last day to book an exam accommodation for supplemental and deferred examinations (2016 Summer Session).

Deadline for new clients with a disability or medical condition to register with Access and Diversity for exam accommodations for December formal exams.

Friday, 11 November 2016

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

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

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

Meeting of the Senate.

Saturday, 19 November 2016

Supplemental and deferred examinations (2016 Summer Session).

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

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

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

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

Thursday, 24 November 2016

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

Friday, 25 November 2016

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.

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

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

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.

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.

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December

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Application deadline for UBC (Centennial Scholars) Entrance Awards.

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 1, 2016. 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, 2 December 2016

Last day of classes for most faculties.

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

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 6 to 21 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Thursday, 8 December 2016

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.

Friday, 9 December 2016

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.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 15 December 2016

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

Friday, 16 December 2016

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

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

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

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

Thursday, 22 December 2016

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 noon, Monday, 2 January 2017.

Sunday, 25 December 2016

Christmas Day. University closed.

Monday, 26 December 2016

Boxing Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Holiday in lieu of Christmas Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Reduced services in most departments until 3 January 2017.

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January

Sunday, 1 January 2017

New Year's Day. University closed.

Monday, 2 January 2017

Holiday in lieu of New Year's Day. University closed.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Winter Session Residences open for Term 2 at 12:00 noon.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

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

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

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

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

Thursday, 5 January 2017

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

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum – 1 day a week practicum begins (January 5 to March 9 inclusive) (Elementary 12-Month and Middle Years options).

Friday, 6 January 2017

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).

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 2016/17 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 2016/17 Winter Session Term 2.

Monday, 9 January 2017

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

Thursday, 12 January 2017

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

Friday, 13 January 2017

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

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of program or a change of campus for the 2017 Winter Session.

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2017 Summer Session.

Deadline for students to apply for admission for the 2017 Winter Session.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2017 Winter Session.

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

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, 18 January 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Thursday, 19 January 2017

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, 20 January 2017

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.

Teacher Education Program: Education Career Fair (Classes cancelled except EDCP 320) (all options)

Saturday, 21 January 2017

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

Friday, 27 January 2017

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.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for the Residence Allocation Process for the 2017/18 Academic Year.

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

Monday, 30 January 2017

Teacher Education Program: Extended practica (EDUC 421 and 430) begin (January 30 to May 12 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

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February

Friday, 3 February 2017

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).

Friday, 10 February 2017

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.

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, 13 February 2017

Family Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

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

Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Monday, 20 February 2017

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins for most faculties (February 20 to 24 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Library and some other facilities remain open.

Friday, 24 February 2017

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 2017. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Graduate Studies: Last day for degree granting 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.

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.

Monday, 27 February 2017

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

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 6 clerkship begins (February 27 to March 24 inclusive).

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March

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test by students intending to take a first-year English course in Summer 2017 (Terms 1 and 2).

Friday, 10 March 2017

Deadline for new clients with a disability or medical condition to register with Access and Diversity for exam accommodations for April formal exams.

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

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 17 March 2017

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

Friday, 24 March 2017

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.

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

Monday, 27 March 2017

Teacher Education Program: Extended practica (EDUC418 or 419, EDUC 430) begin (March 27 to June 23 inclusive) (12-Month Elementary and Middle Year options).

Friday, 31 March 2017

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 2017. 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

Monday, 3 April 2017

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

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Friday, 7 April 2017

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

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

Monday, 10 April 2017

Term 2 (April) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 10 to April 28 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the examination schedule, except the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Monday in 2017.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

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.

Friday, 14 April 2017

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

Saturday, 15 April 2017

No exams to be scheduled.

Monday, 17 April 2017

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

Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 21 April 2017

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

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Forestry (third-year): FRST 452 field work begins at the University Research Forest, Maple Ridge, BC (tentatively April 23 to 30 inclusive).

Friday, 28 April 2017

2016/17 Winter Session ends.

Last day of Term 2 (April) examinations for 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 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 2017 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2017, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Thursday, 13 April 2017.

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 2016/17 Winter Session Term 2. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2017, the deadline for completing program requirements is Thursday, April 13, 2017.

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

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Earth and Ocean Sciences: EOSC 428 Hydrogeology field school begins: Saturday, April 29 to Friday, May 12 (14 days).

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

Sunday, 30 April 2017

Earth and Ocean Sciences (third-year students): EOSC 328 Geology field school begins: Sunday, April 30 to Sunday, May 21 (22 days).

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May

Monday, 1 May 2017

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 1 to 13 inclusive).

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2017/18 Winter Session Residence application deadline.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Earth and Ocean Sciences (second-year students): EOSC 223 Geology field school begins: Tuesday, May 2 to Monday, May 8 (7 days).

Thursday, 4 May 2017

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, 14 May 2017

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

Monday, 15 May 2017

Start of Summer Session Term 1, most faculties. First day of classes for term running from May 15 to June 22 (exams June 26 to 30). 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: MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing (AMM) begins (May 15-July 21); exams July 24-28.

Applied Science: MEL in Clean Energy Engineering (CEEN) Co-op Placement begins (May 15-July 28)

Applied Science: MEL in Dependable Software Systems (DSS) begins (May 15-July 28); exams June 26-June 30 for Term 1 course. Capstone project has no final exam.

Applied Science: MEL in Green Bio-Products (GBPR) begins (May 15-July 28); no exam period (course work assessment only).

Applied Science: MEL in Integrated Water Management (IWME) begins (May 15-July 21); exams Term 1 June 26-June 30, exams Term 2 July 24-July 28.

Applied Science: MEL in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) Co-op Placement begins (May 15-July 28)

Applied Science: MEL in Urban Systems (URSY) Co-op Placement begins (May 15-July 28)

Applied Science: MHLP in Seniors Care (SC) begins (May 15-July 28); no exam period (course work assessment)

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.

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

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

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).

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

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 19 May 2017

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, 22 May 2017

Victoria Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Baccalaureate Concert: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

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

Thursday, 25 May 2017

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

Friday, 26 May 2017

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

Monday, 29 May 2017

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

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

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

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

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

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June

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Congregation Day 7: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

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, 2 June 2017

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.

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

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of Opening Weekend (June 2-3, 2017).

Monday, 5 June 2017

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of classes for Summer Period 1 courses (June 5 – July 7, 2017).

Monday, 12 June 2017

Application deadline for supplemental and deferred examinations from 2016/17 Winter Session.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

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

Friday, 16 June 2017

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.

Thursday, 22 June 2017

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

Friday, 23 June 2017

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

Monday, 26 June 2017

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (June 26 to 30 inclusive).

Friday, 30 June 2017

End of Summer Session Term 1.

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

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July

Monday, 3 July 2017

Holiday in lieu of Canada Day. University closed.

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.

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

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 2018. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

Law: Supplemental and deferred examinations begin (July 4 to 14 inclusive).

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

Friday, 7 July 2017

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: 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).

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.

Monday, 10 July 2017

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of Summer Period 1 exam week (July 10 – 15, 2017).

Saturday, 15 July 2017

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, 2 September 2017. To seek permission, write to the First-Year English Office by 15 July 2017.

Monday, 17 July 2017

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of classes for Summer Period 2 courses (July 17 – August 18, 2017).

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session courses starting in September 2017.

Friday, 21 July 2017

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, 24 July 2017

Applied Science: MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing (AMM) exams begin (July 24-July 28)

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Winter Session), weekdays (July 24 to August 4 inclusive).

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

Friday, 28 July 2017

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 2018. Late recommendations may be accepted upon special request from a graduate program.

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

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.

Mechanical Engineering: Last day for students to complete their registration for 2017/18 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, 31 July 2017

Applied Science: Master of Engineering Leadership, all Pillars - on-campus course begins (July 31-August 18); exams August 21-25

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August

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

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).

Monday, 7 August 2017

BC Day. University closed.

Friday, 11 August 2017

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

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

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).

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

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

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

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Teacher Education Program: 12-Month BEd program ends (all options).

Friday, 18 August 2017

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.

Saturday, 19 August 2017

End of Summer Session Term 2.

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

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

Sunday, 20 August 2017

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

Monday, 21 August 2017

Applied Science: Master of Engineering Leadership All Pillars on-campus course exams begin (August 21-August 25)

Jump Start 2017: The summer immersion portion of Jump Start begins - A first-year transition program for new international students). (Proposed date under review)

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of Summer Period 2 exam week (August 21 – 26, 2017).

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

Friday, 25 August 2017

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.

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (Saturday August 26 to Saturday September 2).

Monday, 28 August 2017

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Opening Week (August 28 – September 1, 2017).

Thursday, 31 August 2017

2016/17 Academic Year ends.

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

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 2017/18 Winter Session Term 1. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2017, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday, August 18, 2017.

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 2017, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday, August 18, 2017.

Jump Start 2017: Summer immersion program ends (Proposed date under review).

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