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 2024

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



July 2024

12

Friday

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

August 2024

5

Monday

BC Day; University closed.

September 2024

2

Monday

Labour Day; University closed.

3

Tuesday

First day of classes for most Vocational/Trades programs.

30

Monday

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; University closed.

October 2024

1

Tuesday

First day to submit applications for Vocational/Trades programs beginning September 2025.

14

Monday

Thanksgiving Day; University closed.

18

Friday

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

30

Wednesday

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

November 2024

11

Monday

Remembrance Day; University closed.

December 2024

20

Friday

Last day of classes for most Vocational/Trades programs.

23-Jan 1

Monday-Wednesday

Christmas/New Year break; University closed.

 

Vocational/Trades Programs 2025

January 2025

1

Wednesday

New Year’s Day; University closed.

6

Monday

First day back for most Vocational/Trades programs.

February 2025

17

Monday

Family Day; University closed.

March 2025

30

Sunday

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

April 2025

18-21

Friday-Monday

Good Friday/Easter Monday; University closed.

May 2025

19

Monday

Victoria Day; University closed.

June 2025

11-13

Wednesday-Friday

Graduation Convocation ceremonies.

20

Friday

Last day to withdraw from most 10-month Vocational/Trades Programs that started September 2024.

20

Friday

Last day for most 10-month full-time Vocational/Trades programs that started September 2024.

July 2025

11

Friday

Recommended deadline to apply for student loan funding for Fall programs.



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