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 page in the Calendar.
  • For graduate program start dates, end dates, and other deadlines please consult the specific program page in the Calendar or the individual program's web page.

Vocational/Trades Programs 2023

Note: Tuition fees are due in full prior to the commencement of all Vocational/Trades programs.  



July 2023

14

Friday

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

August 2023

7

Monday

BC Day; University closed.

September 2023

4

Monday

Labour Day; University closed.

5

Tuesday

First day of classes for most Vocational/Trades programs.

29

Friday

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation observed; University closed.

30

Saturday

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; University closed.

October 2023

1

Sunday

First day to submit applications for Vocational/Trades programs beginning September 2024.

9

Monday

Thanksgiving Day; University closed.

13

Friday

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

31

Tuesday

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

November 2023

11

Saturday

Remembrance Day; University closed.

13

Monday

Remembrance Day observed; University closed.

December 2023

22

Friday

Last day of classes for most Vocational/Trades programs.

23-Jan 1

Sat-Mon

Christmas/New Year break.

 

Vocational/Trades Programs 2024

January 2024

1

Monday

New Year’s Day; University closed.

8

Monday

First day back for most Vocational/Trades programs.

February 2024 

19

Monday

Family Day; University closed.

March 2024

29-Apr 1 Fri-Mon Good Friday/Easter Monday; University closed

31

Sunday

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

April 2024

1

Monday

Easter Monday; University closed.

May 2024

20

Monday

Victoria Day; University closed.

June 2024

14

Friday

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

21

Friday

Last day to withdraw from most Vocational/Trades Programs that started September 2023.

21

Friday

Last day for most 10-month full-time Vocational/Trades programs that started September 2023.

19-21

Wed-Fri

Graduation convocation ceremonies.



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