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September

Friday, 1 September 2017

2017/18 Academic Year begins.

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test for International applicants taking first-year English beginning in Winter 2017/18 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 2017 for permission to take this late sitting.

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

Monday, 4 September 2017

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, 5 September 2017

Start of Winter Session Term 1, most faculties.

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

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of classes for Period 1 and Period 6 courses (September 5 – October 6, 2017).

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

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

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

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).

Monday, 11 September 2017

LAW: 2017S Supplemental and deferred Examinations begin (September 11 to 15 inclusive).

Friday, 15 September 2017

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, 2017, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment, must be receiving their 2017/18 student loans, and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries. For more information see the UBC Bursary Program.

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

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, 20 September 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 22 September 2017

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, 29 September 2017

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

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October

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 5 to December 7 inclusive) (Elementary and Middle Years option)

Friday, 6 October 2017

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).

Monday, 9 October 2017

Thanksgiving Day. University closed.

Last day for submission of applications for supplemental and deferred examinations from the 2017 Summer Session.

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 1 and Period 6 exam week (October 10 – 14, 2017).

Friday, 13 October 2017

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.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum – 1 day-a-week practicum begins (October 17 to December 5 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Deadline for Premier Undergraduate Awards and Wesbrook Scholar applications/nominations. Enrolment Services must receive the Faculty nominations/application packages by 4:00 pm. Students will need to submit their applications earlier to their faculty by the faculty specific deadline. Contact Faculty for specific deadlines.

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, 21 October 2017

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).

Monday, 23 October 2017

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of classes for Period 2 courses (October 23 – November 24, 2017).

Friday, 27 October 2017

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

Monday, 30 October 2017

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of classes for Period 2 and Period 7 courses (October 30 – December 1, 2017).

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

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).

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November

Friday, 10 November 2017

Access & Diversity: Last day to book an exam accommodation for supplemental and deferred examinations (2017 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.

Saturday, 11 November 2017

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

Monday, 13 November 2017

Statutory holiday in lieu of Remembrance Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Teacher Education Program: School-based Orientation Practicum - 2 week practicum begins (November 14 to November 24 inclusive) (all options).

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

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

Meeting of the Senate.

Saturday, 18 November 2017

Supplemental and deferred examinations (2017 Summer Session).

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

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

Thursday, 23 November 2017

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

Friday, 24 November 2017

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.

Monday, 27 November 2017

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 2 exam week (November 27 – December 2, 2017).

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

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

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

Friday, 1 December 2017

Last day of classes for most faculties.

Application deadline for Canadian direct entry high school students wishing to be considered for a First Round Offer of Admission.

Application deadline for UBC (Centennial Scholars) Entrance Awards.

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

Students wishing to be considered for a Major Entrance Scholarship must submit their online application for admission to UBC by December 1, 2017. This includes paying the admission fee and submitting in-progress or final Grade 11 and Grade 12 marks as requested in the online application. 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.

Monday, 4 December 2017

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of Period 2 and Period 7 exam week (December 4 – 9, 2017).

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Term 1 (December) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (December 5 to 20 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the exam schedule.

Thursday, 7 December 2017

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, 8 December 2017

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).

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 15 December 2017

Applications for the Winter Term 2 Only General Bursary become available on the Student Service Centre and are available until January 15.

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

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

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

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

Thursday, 21 December 2017

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

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Totem Park, Place Vanier, and Orchard Commons Residences close at 12 noon for the holiday break and all residents required to vacate at that time. Will reopen at noon, Monday, 1 January 2018.

Monday, 25 December 2017

Christmas Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Boxing Day. University closed.

Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Reduced services in most departments until 2 January 2018.

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January

Monday, 1 January 2018

New Year's Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 2 January 2018

Applied Science: Welcome Day for MEL and MHLP Professional Programs

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of classes for Period 3 courses (January 2 – February 2, 2018).

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

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

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

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

Thursday, 4 January 2018

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 4 to March 15 inclusive) (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Friday, 5 January 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 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 2017/18 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 2017/18 Winter Session Term 2.

Monday, 8 January 2018

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).

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

Friday, 12 January 2018

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

Monday, 15 January 2018

Deadline for currently enrolled undergraduate students to apply for a change of program or a change of campus for the 2018 Winter Session. The following programs have an extended application deadline of May 15 for change of program requests from current UBC students: BA, BSC, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR.

Deadline for undergraduate students to apply for admission for the 2018 Summer Session.

Deadline for undergraduate students to apply for admission for the 2018 Winter Session.

Deadline for undergraduate students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission for the 2018 Winter Session. The following programs have an extended application deadline of May 15 for readmission to the same program from current UBC students: BA, BSC, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR.

Last day for students to apply for Winter Term 2 Only General Bursary. Available to students online through the Student Service Centre between December 15, 2017 and January 15, 2018, closes at midnight. Students must have confirmed full-time enrolment for Term 2, must be receiving their 2017/18 Term 2 only student loans, and must have assessed unmet financial need to be considered for general bursaries.

LAW: 2017W Term 1 Deferred Examinations begin (January 15 to 26 inclusive).

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

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

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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.

Meeting of the Senate.

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.

Thursday, 18 January 2018

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.

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

Friday, 19 January 2018

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, 20 January 2018

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

Friday, 26 January 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 May graduation.

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for the Residence Allocation Process for the 2018/19 Academic Year.

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

Monday, 29 January 2018

Teacher Education Program: School-based extended practicum (EDUC 421) begins (January 29 to April 20 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

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February

Monday, 5 February 2018

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 3 exam week (February 5 – 10, 2018).

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

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, 9 February 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 April 30 program end date.

Teacher Education Program: Term 2A ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

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, 12 February 2018

Family Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Teacher Education Program: Term 2B begins (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Monday, 19 February 2018

Winter Session Term 2 mid-term break begins for most faculties (February 19 to 23 inclusive). Lectures and laboratories cancelled. Library and some other facilities remain open.

Friday, 23 February 2018

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, 26 February 2018

Access & Diversity: Deadline for 2018 undergraduate requests for admissions special consideration on disability-related grounds.

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of classes for Period 4 courses (February 26 – March 29, 2018).

Pharmaceutical Sciences: Block 6 clerkship begins (February 26 to March 23 inclusive).

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

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March

Saturday, 3 March 2018

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for completion of the LPI test by students intending to take a first-year English course in Summer 2018 (Terms 1 and 2).

Monday, 5 March 2018

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of classes for Period 4 courses (March 5 – April 6, 2018).

Friday, 9 March 2018

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

Monday, 12 March 2018

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

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 23 March 2018

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.

Teacher Education Program: Term 2B ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Thursday, 29 March 2018

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

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.

Friday, 30 March 2018

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

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April

Monday, 2 April 2018

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

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

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

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 4 exam week (April 3 – 7, 2018).

Teacher Education Program: School-based Extended practicum (EDUC 418 or 419) begins (April 3 to June 8 inclusive) (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Friday, 6 April 2018

Last day of classes for most faculties.

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, 9 April 2018

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of Period 4 exam week (April 9 – 14, 2018).

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Term 2 (April) examinations begin for most faculties, day and evening classes (April 10 to April 25 inclusive). Saturdays are included in the examination schedule.

Monday, 16 April 2018

Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program: First day of classes for Period 5 courses (April 16 – 27, 2018).

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of classes for Period 5 courses (April 16 – May 18, 2018).

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Meeting of the Senate.

Friday, 20 April 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 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.

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.

Teacher Education Program: School-based Extended practicum (EDUC 421) ends (Secondary Option).

Sunday, 22 April 2018

Forestry (third-year): FRST 452 field work begins at the University Research Forest, Maple Ridge, BC (tentatively April 22 to 29 inclusive).

Monday, 23 April 2018

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) begins (April 23 to May 11 inclusive) (Secondary Option).

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

2017/18 Winter Session ends.

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

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

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Earth and Ocean Sciences: EOSC 428 Hydrogeology field school begins: Thursday, April 26 to Wednesday, May 9 (14 days).

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

Friday, 27 April 2018

Applied Science MEL and MHLP Professional Programs: Last day of Term 2 examinations.

Earth and Ocean Sciences (second-year students): EOSC 223 Geology field school begins: Friday, April 27 to Thursday, May 3 (7 days).

Earth and Ocean Sciences (third-year students): EOSC 328 Geology field school begins: Friday, April 27 to Friday, May 18 (22 days).

Monday, 30 April 2018

Civil Engineering Surveying field school (CIVL 235) begins (April 30 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 2018 Summer Session. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2018, the deadline for acceptance of theses and dissertations is Friday, 20 April 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 April 30 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2017/18 Winter Session Term 2. IMPORTANT: For students planning to graduate in May 2018, the deadline for completing program requirements is Friday, 20 April 2018.

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May

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

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

Student Housing & Hospitality Services: 2018/19 Winter Session Residence application deadline.

Thursday, 3 May 2018

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.

Friday, 11 May 2018

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) ends (Secondary Option).

Sunday, 13 May 2018

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

Monday, 14 May 2018

Start of Summer Session Term 1, most faculties. First day of classes for term running from May 14 to June 21 (exams June 25 to 29). For important deadlines such as the last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recorded 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 14-July 20); exams July 23-27.

Applied Science: MEL in Clean Energy Engineering (CEEN) begins (May 14-July 27); exams June 25-June 29 for Term 1 course. Capstone project has no final exam.

Applied Science: MEL in Dependable Software Systems (DSS) begins (May 14-July 27); exams June 25-June 29 for Term 1 course. Assignments only in Term 2.

Applied Science: MEL in Green Bio-Products (GBPR) begins (May 14-July 27); no exam period (course work assessment only).

Applied Science: MEL in Integrated Water Management (IWME) begins (May 14-July 20); exams Term 1 June 25-June 29, exams Term 2 July 23-July 27.

Applied Science: MEL in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering (NAME) Co-op Placement begins (May 14-July 27)

Applied Science: MEL in Urban Systems (URSY) begins (May 14-July 27); no exam period (course work assessment).

Applied Science: MHLP in Seniors Care (SC) begins (May 14-July 27); 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 recorded 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: Orientation for new international undergraduate, graduate, and exchange students (including US) attending Summer Session.

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

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Deadline for currently enrolled students to apply for a change of program for the 2018 Winter Session for BA, BSC, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR.

Deadline for students who have previously attended UBC to apply for readmission to the same program for the 2018 Winter Session for BA, BSC, BSFN, BSAB, and BSGR.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

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, 18 May 2018

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, 21 May 2018

Victoria Day. University closed.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) & Master of Management (MM) Programs: First day of Period 5 exam week (May 22 – 26, 2018).

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Baccalaureate Concert: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (to be confirmed).

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

Thursday, 24 May 2018

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

Friday, 25 May 2018

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

Monday, 28 May 2018

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

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

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

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

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

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Congregation Day 7: The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

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June

Friday, 1 June 2018

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.

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.

Monday, 4 June 2018

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of classes for Summer Period 1 courses (June 4 – July 6, 2018).

Friday, 8 June 2018

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

Teacher Education Program: School-based Extended practicum (EDUC 418 or 419) ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Monday, 11 June 2018

Application deadline for supplemental and deferred examinations from 2017/18 Winter Session.

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) begins (June 11 to June 29 inclusive (Elementary and Middle Years option).

Friday, 15 June 2018

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

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, 21 June 2018

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

Friday, 22 June 2018

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

Monday, 25 June 2018

Summer Session Term 1: Examinations begin (day and evening classes) for most faculties (June 25 to 29 inclusive).

Friday, 29 June 2018

End of Summer Session Term 1.

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

Teacher Education Program: Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) ends (Elementary and Middle Years option).

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July

Sunday, 1 July 2018

First day to submit online applications for Affiliation Scholarships, Affiliation Bursaries, Awards for Aboriginal Students, and Scholarships for Women in Part-Time Study.

Monday, 2 July 2018

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, 3 July 2018

Start of Summer Session Term 2. First day of classes for term running from July 3 to August 10 (exams August 14 to 18). For important deadlines such as last day for withdrawal without a withdrawal standing of W recorded 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.

Law: 2017W Supplemental and 2017W Term 2 deferred Examinations begin (July 3 to 13 inclusive).

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

Friday, 6 July 2018

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, 9 July 2018

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of Summer Period 1 exam week (July 9 – 14, 2018).

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Language Proficiency Index (LPI): Deadline for the completion of the LPI test by students who have not yet met first-year English course entry requirements and who intend to take a 100-level English course in Term One. Newly-admitted students from outside of British Columbia whose program requires that they complete a 100-level English course in Term One should contact first-year.english@ubc.ca by this date to request special permission to write the LPI test on Saturday, 1 September 2018.

Monday, 16 July 2018

Master of Management (MM) Program (Dual Degree): First day of classes for Summer Period 2 courses (July 16 – August 17, 2018).

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Access & Diversity: Recommended date for submission of materials for alternate format production for Winter Session courses starting in September 2018.

Friday, 20 July 2018

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.

Monday, 23 July 2018

Applied Science: MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing (AMM) exams begin (July 23-July 27)

Supplemental and deferred examination period (Winter Session), weekdays (July 23 to August 3 inclusive).

Friday, 27 July 2018

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

Mechanical Engineering: Last day for students to complete their registration for 2018/19 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.

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

Monday, 30 July 2018

Applied Science: MEL and MHLP Professional Programs APPP 504 Bootcamp begins (July 30-August 17); exams August 20-24

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

Last day to submit online applications for Affiliation Scholarships, Affiliation Bursaries, Awards for Aboriginal Students, and Scholarships for Women in Part-Time Study.

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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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