Important Dates and Deadlines


The following dates apply to most academic units.

Some special dates apply to Agriculture Diploma, Medicine, Dentistry, Law, Medical Rehabilitation, Pharmacy and Dental Hygiene - please see the Academic Schedule as well as your faculty, school, college or program section of the Online Academic Calendar for differing and additional dates that apply to you.


Fall Term 2015
September 8 and 9 New Student Orientation
September 10 First day of classes for most faculties and schools.
September 10 - 23 Registration revision period for Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanned courses.
September 16 Last date for Fall Term fee payment without financial penalty.
September 23 Last date for refund for dropped Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term spanned courses.
September 23 Last day to declare intent to graduate in February.
October 12 Thanksgiving Day - University Closed
November 11 Remembrance Day  - University Closed
November 18 Last date for Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) from in Fall Term courses. Some courses have irregular withdrawal dates; see your academic unit for information
December 9 Classes end in most faculties and schools
December 11 - 23  Final examination period for most faculties and schools. Students must remain available until all examination obligations have been fulfilled.
December 24 - January 4 Holiday Period - University Closed.
Winter Term 2016
January 5 University reopens (no classes)
January 5 New Student Orientation
January 6 Classes resume in most faculties and schools.
January 6 - 19 Registration revision period for Winter Term and Winter/Summer spanned courses.
January 13 Last date for Winter Term fee payment.
January 19 Last date for refund for dropped Winter Term and Winter/Summer spanned courses.
January 19 Last date to declare intent to graduate in Spring.
February 15 Louis Riel Day - University closed.
February 15 - 19 Mid-Term break: No classes or examinations in most faculties and schools.
March 18 Last date for Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) from Winter Term and Fall/Winter Term spanned courses. Some courses have irregular withdrawal dates; see your academic unit for information.
April 8 Classes end in most faculties and schools. 
April 11 - 25 Final examination period for most faculties and schools. Students must remain available until all examination obligations have been fulfilled.
March 25 Good Friday - University closed.
May 23 Victoria Day - University closed.

Updated May 8, 2015.