Nanaimo Campus

Dates and Deadlines

  • Dates may vary for graduate programs, International students, and activities at regional campuses.
  • For the application deadlines for specific programs check the specific program in the program calendar.
  • For graduate program start dates, end dates, and other deadlines please consult the specific program in the program calendar or the individual program's web page.

Academic Programs 2024

July 2024

12

Friday

Recommended deadline to apply for student loan funding for Fall semester classes.

August 2024

5

Monday

BC Day; University closed.

31

Saturday

Fall Semester fees due for new international students.

September 2024

2

Monday

Labour Day; University closed.

2

Monday

Last day for full withdrawal from Fall semester with 100% refund.

3

Tuesday

First day of classes for Fall semester.

10

Tuesday

Last day of active waitlist for Fall semester courses. After this date adding a course requires instructor permission.

16

Monday

Last day for full withdrawal from Fall semester with 90% refund.

16

Monday

Last day for partial withdrawal from Fall semester with 100% refund for individual courses. (Must remain enrolled in other courses).

17

Tuesday

Fall semester fees are due and calculated based on course enrolment as of this date.

18

Wednesday

Any unpaid Fall semester fees will be assessed a 5% late payment fee.

30

Monday

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; University closed.

30

Monday

Last day to drop a Fall semester course to receive a 50% refund of fees.

October 2024

1

Tuesday

First day to submit applications for Academic programs beginning September 2025.

14

Monday

Thanksgiving Day; University closed.

15

Tuesday

Classes scheduled on Tuesday, October 15 are cancelled and replaced by classes scheduled on a Monday.

15

Tuesday

Last day for overdue Fall semester fees to be paid to avoid deregistration from Fall semester courses.

18

Friday

Recommended deadline to apply for student loan funding for Spring semester classes.

30

Wednesday

Deadline to complete and submit on-line Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Profile.

November 2024

11

Monday

Remembrance Day; University closed.

12-15

Tuesday-Friday

Fall semester Study Days for academic programs.

25

Monday

Last day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from a Fall semester course or program, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa) in Academic programs.

December 2024

6

Friday Last day of classes for Fall semester.

9

Monday First day of final examinations.

18

Wednesday Last day of final examinations.

23-Jan 1

Monday-Wednesday Christmas/New Year break. University closed.

27

Friday Final Fall semester grades due.

31

Tuesday Spring semester fees due for new international students.

 

Academic Programs 2025

January 2025

1

Wednesday

New Year’s Day; University closed.

5

Sunday

Last day for full withdrawal from Spring semester with 100% refund.

6

Monday

First day of classes for Spring semester.

13

Monday

Last day of active waitlist for Spring semester courses. After this date adding a course requires instructor permission.

17

Friday

Last day for full withdrawal from Spring semester with 90% refund.

17

Friday

Last day for partial withdrawal from Spring semester with 100% refund for individual courses. (Must remain enrolled in other courses).

20

Monday

Spring semester fees are due and calculated based on course enrolment as of this date.

21

Tuesday

Any remaining Spring semester fees unpaid will be assessed a 5% late payment.

31

Friday

Last day to drop a Spring semester course and receive a 50% refund of fees. 

February 2025

15

Saturday

Last day for overdue fees for Spring semester to be paid to avoid deregistration from Spring semester courses.

17

Monday

Family Day; University closed.

18-21

Tuesday-Friday

Spring semester Study Days for Academic Programs.

March 2025

14

Friday

Recommended deadline to apply for student loan funding for Summer semester classes.

28

Friday

Last 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.

28

Friday

Last day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from full-year courses.

30

Sunday

Deadline to complete and submit online Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries Profile

April 2025

11

Friday

Last day of classes for Spring semester.

14

Monday

First day of final examinations.

18-21

Friday-Monday

Good Friday/Easter Monday; University closed.

25

Friday

Last day of final examinations.

May 2025
2 Friday Final Spring 2025 semester grades due.
4 Sunday Last day for full withdrawal from May classes with 100% refund.
5 Monday First day of classes for the May 7-week term and any 14-week courses of Summer Session.
6 Tuesday Last day of active waitlist for May term classes. After this day adding a course requires instructor permission.
9 Friday Last day for full withdrawal from May term with a 90% refund.
9 Friday Last day for partial withdrawal from May term with 100% refund for individual courses. (Must remain enrolled in other courses).
9 Friday Last day of active waitlist for 14-week Summer Session classes. After this date adding a course requires instructor permission.
12 Monday Tuition fees for Summer Session classes starting in May are due and are based on enrolments as of this date.
13 Tuesday Any remaining Summer Session fees unpaid for classes starting in May will be assessed a 5% late fee.
16 Friday Last day to drop a May term course and receive a 50% refund of fees.
19 Monday Victoria Day; University closed.

June 2025

11-13

Wednesday-Friday

Graduation Convocation ceremonies.

13 Friday Last day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from a 7-week May Summer Session course, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).
20 Friday Last day of classes for May 7-week term of Summer Session.
22 Sunday Last day for full withdrawal from June classes with a 100% refund.
23 Monday First day of classes for June 7-week term of Summer Session.
24 Tuesday Last day of active waitlist for June term courses. After this date adding a course requires instructor permission.
27 Friday Last day for full withdrawal from June term with a 90% refund.
27 Friday Last day for partial withdrawal from June term with 100% refund for individual courses. (Must remain enrolled in other courses).
27 Friday Final grades due for May 7-week term of Summer Session.
30 Monday Tuition fees for June term classes are due and are based on enrolments as of this date.

 

July 2025

1

Tuesday

Any remaining June term fees unpaid will be assessed a 5% late fee.

1

Tuesday

Canada Day; University closed. 

4

Friday

Last day to drop a June term course and receive a 50% refund of fees.

11

Friday

Recommended deadline to apply for student loan funding for Fall semester classes.

18

Friday

Last day for academic penalty-free withdrawal from a 14-week session of Summer Session course, or to change from credit to audit (or vice-versa).

August 2025

4

Monday

BC Day; University closed. 

8

Friday

Last day of classes for June 7-week and any 14-week courses of Summer Session. 

15

Friday

Final grades due for June 7-week term and any 14-week courses of Summer Session. 

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