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Dates and Deadlines

You are reading the 2022/23 Academic Calendar. The 2021/22 version remains in effect until 31 August 2022 and is available here

Note that graduate and professional programs do not necessarily follow the term and formal examination period schedule as outlined below.

Term Dates


Term Dates for Summer Session 2022

  Term 1
(May – June, 2022)
Term 2
(July – August, 2022)
Start Monday, May 16 Monday, July 4
Finish Wednesday, June 22 Thursday, August 11
Teaching Days 27 28
Exams Start Sunday, June 26 Monday, August 15
Exams Finish Thursday, June 30 Friday, August 19

Term Dates for Winter Session 2022/23

  Term 1
(September – December, 2022)
Term 2
(January – April, 2023)
Start Tuesday, September 6 Monday, January 9
Midterm Break November 9 – 111 February 20 – 242
Finish Wednesday, December 7 Thursday, April 13
Teaching Days 61 62
Exams Start Sunday, December 11 Monday, April 17
Exams Finish Thursday, December 22 Friday, April 28

1 Inclusive of Remembrance Day (November 11) statutory holiday observed in British Columbia.

2 Inclusive of Family Day statutory holiday observed in British Columbia.

Term Dates for Summer Session 2023

  Term 1
(May – June, 2023)
Term 2
(July – August, 2023)
Start Monday, May 15 Tuesday, July 4
Finish Thursday, June 22 Friday, August 11
Teaching Days 28 28
Exams Start Monday, June 26 Tuesday, August 15
Exams Finish Friday, June 30 Saturday, August 19

Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates


Summer Session: Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates 2022

  Last day to drop without a W standing through the Student Service Centre1 Student Service Centre available for course withdrawals with a W standing1 Student Service Centre unavailable; Faculty approval required1
Full-session course (Terms 1 and 2) May 27, 2022 May 28 – July 8, 2022 After July 8, 2022
Term 1 Course May 20, 2022 May 21 – June 10, 2022 After June 10, 2022
Term 2 Course July 8, 2022 July 9 – July 29, 2022 After July 29, 2022

1 Please refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.

Winter Session: Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates 2022/23

  Last day to drop without a W standing through the Student Service Centre1 Student Service Centre available for course withdrawals with a W standing1 Student Service Centre unavailable; Faculty approval required1
Full-year course (Terms 1 and 2) September 26, 2022 September 27 – November 25, 2022 After November 25, 2022
Term 1 Course September 19, 2022 September 20 – October 28, 2022 After October 28, 2022
Term 2 Course January 20, 2023 January 21 – March 3, 2023 After March 3, 2023

1 Please refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates. In case of discrepancies, dates listed in the Course Schedule will be honored.

Summer Session: Course Drop/Withdrawal Dates 2023

  Last day to drop without a W standing through the Student Service Centre1 Student Service Centre available for course withdrawals with a W standing1 Student Service Centre unavailable; Faculty approval required1
Full-session course (Terms 1 and 2) May 26, 2023 May 27 – July 7, 2023 After July 7, 2023
Term 1 Course May 19, 2023 May 20 – June 9, 2023 After June 9, 2023
Term 2 Course July 10, 2023 July 11 – July 28, 2023 After July 28, 2023

1 Please refer to the online Course Schedule for specific course drop/withdrawal dates.


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