Nanaimo Campus

Schedule of Dates

  • Dates may vary for Regional Campuses and for International Students.
  • For the application deadlines for specific programs check the Program Availability List.

Academic Programs:

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2016 - Academic Programs

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Note: Dates may vary for Regional Campuses and for International Students.

January 2016
4MondayFirst day of classes for Spring semester.
11MondayLast day of active wait-list for Spring semester courses. After this date, courses may only be added in person using the Request For Late Course Registration form.
15FridayLast day to drop a Spring semester course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all courses will be assessed a fee of $200.
18MondaySpring semester fees are due and calculated based on course enrolment as of this date.
28-29Thurs-FriGraduation Convocation ceremonies.
February 2016
1MondayAny remaining fees unpaid will be assessed a 10% late payment fee.
8MondayFamily Day - University Closed.
22–26Mon-FriStudy Days for Academic Programs.
26FridayLast day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from a Spring Semester course or program or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa) in Academic Programs.
26FridayLast day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from full-year courses.
26FridayLast day for overdue fees for Spring semester to be paid to avoid deregistration from Spring semester courses.
28SundayLast day to apply for Student Aid BC funding (student loan) for students with April end date for the current academic year.
March 2016
25–28Fri–MonGood Friday / Easter Monday; University closed.
April 2016
11MondayLast day of classes for Academic Programs.
12–13Tues–WedFinal examination study days for Academic Programs.
14ThursdayFirst day of final examinations.
25MondayLast day of final examinations.
May 2016
2MondayFinal Spring semester grades due.
2MondayFirst day of May term and the 14-week Summer Session classes.
3TuesdayLast day of active waitlist for May term classes.
3TuesdayLast day to drop a course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all May term courses on or before this date will be assessed a fee of $200.
4WednesdayTuition fees for Summer Session classes starting in May are due and are based on enrolments as of this date.
5ThursdayAny remaining Summer Session fees unpaid for classes starting in May will be assessed a 10% late fee.
6FridayLast day of active waitlist for 14-week Summer Session classes.
23MondayVictoria Day; University closed.
27FridayLast day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from first 7-week session of Summer Session classes, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).
June 2016
6–8Mon–WedGraduation Convocation Ceremonies.
17FridayLast day of May term classes.
20MondayFirst day of June term classes.
21TuesdayLast day of active wait–list for June term classes.
21TuesdayLast day to drop a course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all June courses on or before this date will be assessed a fee of $200.
22WednesdayTuition fees for June term classes are due and are based on enrolments as of this date.
23ThursdayAny remaining June term fees unpaid for classes will be assessed a 10% late fee.
24FridayFinal grades due for May term classes.
24FridayLast day for academic penalty–free withdrawal from the 14–week session of Summer Session classes, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).
30ThursdayRecommended deadline to submit Student Loan Application to the Ministry of Advanced Education to ensure receipt of funds by the first day of Fall semester classes.
July 2016
1FridayCanada Day; University closed
15FridayLast day for academic penalty–free withdrawal from June term classes, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).
31SundayRecommended deadline to submit Student Loan Application to the Ministry of Advanced Education to ensure receipt of funds by the first day of Fall semester classes.
August 2016
1MondayBC Day; University closed.
5FridayLast day of June term and 14-week session classes.
12FridayFinal grades due for June term and 14-week session classes.
September 2016
1ThursdayOrientation for new first–year University program students at the Nanaimo campus.
5MondayLabour Day; University closed.
6TuesdayFirst day of classes for Fall semester.
13TuesdayLast day of active wait-list for Fall semester courses. After this date courses may only be added in person using the Request for Late Course Registration form.
19MondayLast day to drop a Fall semester course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all courses will be assessed a fee of $200.
20TuesdayFall semester fees are due and calculated based on course enrolment as of this date.
October 2016
7FridayFirst day to submit applications for Academic Programs beginning September 2017.
3MondayAny remaining Fall semester fees unpaid will be assessed a 10% late fee.
10MondayThanksgiving Day; University closed.
11TuesdayStudy Day for Academic Programs.
14FridayLast day to apply for Student Aid BC funding (student loan) for students attending Fall semester only.
31MondayLast day for academic penalty–free withdrawal from all Fall semester courses, or program, or to change from credit to audit (or vice–versa) in Academic Programs.
31MondayLast day for overdue Fall semester fees to be paid to avoid deregistration from Fall semester courses.
November 2016
11FridayRemembrance Day; University closed.
December 2016
6TuesdayLast day of classes for Academic Programs.
7–8Wed–ThursFinal examination study days for Academic Programs.
9FridayFirst day of final examinations.
20TuesdayLast day of final examinations.
27TuesdayFinal Fall semester grades due.
25–Jan 1Sun–SunChristmas/New Year break.

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2017 - Academic Programs

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Note: Dates may vary for Regional Campuses and for International Students.

January 2017
1SundayNew Year’s Day.
2MondayNew Year’s Day observed; University closed.
4WednesdayFirst day of classes for Spring semester.
11WednesdayLast day of active wait–list for Spring semester courses. After this date, courses may only be added in person using the Request for Late Course Registration form.
17TuesdayLast day to drop a Spring semester course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all courses will be assessed a fee of $200.
18WednesdaySpring semester fees are due and calculated based on course enrolment as of this date.
26-27Thurs-FriGraduation convocation ceremonies.
February 2017
1WednesdayAny remaining Spring semester fees unpaid will be assessed at 10% late payment fee.
13MondayFamily Day; University closed.
13MondayLast day to apply for Student Aid BC funding (student loan) for students with April end date for the current academic year.
20–24Mon-FriStudy Days for Academic Programs.
28TuesdayLast day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from a Spring Semester course or program or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa) in Academic Programs.
28TuesdayLast day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from full-year courses.
28TuesdayLast day for overdue fees for Spring Semester to be paid to avoid deregistration from Spring Semester courses.
April 2017
11TuesdayLast day of classes for Academic Programs.
12-13Wed-ThursFinal examination study days for Academic Programs.
14/17Fri/MonGood Friday/Easter Monday; University closed.
18TuesdayFirst day of final examinations.
27ThursdayLast day of final examinations.
May 2017
1MondayFirst day of May term and the 14-week Summer Session classes.
2TuesdayLast day of active waitlist for May term classes.
2TuesdayLast day to drop a course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all May term courses on or before this date will be assessed a fee of $200.
2TuesdayFinal Spring semester grades due.
3WednesdayTuition fees for Summer Session classes starting in May are due and based on enrolments as of this date.
4ThursdayAny remaining Summer Session fees unpaid for classes starting in May will be assessed a 10% late fee.
5FridayLast day of active waitlist for 14-week Summer Session classes.
22MondayVictoria Day; University closed.
26FridayLast day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from May term classes, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).
June 2017
5–7Mon–WedGraduation convocation ceremonies.
16FridayLast day of May term classes.
19MondayFirst day of June term classes.
20TuesdayLast day of active wait–list for June term classes.
20TuesdayLast day to drop a course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all June term courses on or before this date will be assessed a fee of $200.
21WednesdayTuition fees for June term classes are due and based on enrolments as of this date.
22ThursdayAny remaining June term fees unpaid will be assessed a 10% late fee.
23FridayFinal grades due for May term classes.
23FridayLast day for academic penalty–free withdrawal from 14–week Summer Session classes, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).
30FridayRecommended deadline to submit Student Loan Application to the Ministry of Advanced Education to ensure receipt of funds by the first day of Fall semester classes.
July 2017
1SaturdayCanada Day; University closed
3MondayCanada Day observed; University closed.
14FridayLast day for academic penalty–free withdrawal from June term classes, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).
August 2017
4FridayLast day of June term and 14-week session classes.
7MondayBC Day; University closed.
11FridayFinal grades due for June term and 14-week session classes.
31ThursdayOrientation for new first–year University program students at the Nanaimo campus.
September 2017
4MondayLabour Day; University closed.
5TuesdayFirst day of classes for Fall semester.
12TuesdayLast day of active wait–list for Fall semester courses. After this date courses may only be added in person using the Request For Late Course Registration form.
18MondayLast day to drop a Fall semester course without having to fully pay for it. Students who completely withdraw from all courses will be assessed a fee of $200.
19TuesdayFall semester fees are due and calculated based on course enrolment as of this date.
October 2017
2MondayAny remaining Fall semester fees unpaid will be assessed a 10% late fee.
6FridayFirst day to submit applications for Academic Programs beginning September 2018.
9MondayThanksgiving Day; University closed.
10TuesdayStudy Day for Academic Programs.
13FridayLast day to apply for Student Aid BC funding (student loan) for students attending Fall semester only.
30MondayLast day for academic penalty–free withdrawal from all Fall semester courses, or program, or to change from credit to audit (or vice–versa) in Academic Programs.
31TuesdayLast day for overdue Fall semester fees to be paid to avoid deregistration from Fall semester courses.
November 2017
11SaturdayRemembrance Day.
13MondayRemembrance Day observed; University closed.
December 2017
5TuesdayLast day of classes for Academic Programs.
6-7Wed-ThursFinal examination study days for Academic Programs.
8FridayFirst day of final examinations.
19TuesdayLast day of final examinations.
26TuesdayFinal Fall semester grades due.
25-Jan 1Mon-MonChristmas/New Year break.


Updated Date: November 28, 2016

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