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August

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

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).

Friday, 3 August 2018

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.

Monday, 6 August 2018

BC Day. University closed.

Friday, 10 August 2018

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.

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Summer Session Term 2: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (August 14 to 18 inclusive).

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

2017/2018 Awards application cycle for Students with Disabilities begins today, and ends on October 15.

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

Friday, 17 August 2018

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 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, 18 August 2018

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, 19 August 2018

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

Monday, 20 August 2018

Applied Science: MEL and MHLP Professional Programs APPP 504 exams begin (August 20-August 24)

Jump Start 2018: Jump Start - a first-year transition program for new international students – runs in late August 2018.

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of Summer Period 2 exam week (August 20 – 25, 2018).

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

Friday, 24 August 2018

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, 25 August 2018

Forestry, third year: Interior Field School (FRST 351) begins (Saturday August 25 to Saturday September 1).

Monday, 27 August 2018

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Opening Week (August 27 – 31, 2018).

Friday, 31 August 2018

2017/18 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 2018/19 Winter Session Term 1. IMPORTANT: For students planning for degree granting in September 2018, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday, August 17, 2018.

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 2018, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday, August 17, 2018.

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