Academic & Related Dates
Fall Term 2015

March, 2015
Mar 1 - Apr 28Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter
Mar 1 - Apr 28Declare your honours specialization or program change needed to access LORIS during the summer to register for courses for fall and winter
 
April, 2015
28Last day to declare an honours specialization or make a program change, using LORIS
 
May, 2015
1Last day to apply for transfer into Year 2 Honours Business, Honours Economics, and Honours Kinesiology. Click here for information and dates.  To transfer into Year 2 Honours Music, contact the Faculty of Music
4New Incoming Undergraduate Year 1 Students - access to LORIS for course registration begins at 9:00 a.m.
 
June, 2015
1

Faculty of Education   access to LORIS for  course selection begins at 10:00 a.m.


Jun 22 - Jul 6

UPPER YEAR STUDENTS access to LORIS begins for fall and winter course selection. Access open until last day to add courses in the applicable term. When available, specific times and dates will be announced on the Office of Enrolment Services website.

 
July, 2015
20Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for fall term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)
20Last day to register in at least one fall course without the late registration fee (including online learning)
21Late registration fee (including online learning) will be applied. Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
 
August, 2015
1Application to Graduate form (without late fee) is due for Fall Convocation. Graduation fee will be invoiced to your account. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Fall Convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
4Online learning course materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in fall and fall/winter (full-year) courses
10Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term
27Tuition fees due for courses beginning in fall
 
September, 2015
1Co-op work term begins
7Labour Day, university-observed holiday
Sep 7 - Sep 9Orientation for incoming Year 1 students
10Fall term and full-year classes begin
Sep 10 - Sep 16If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, there is no tuition charge
14Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 10 but remain registered with no tuition charge
Sep 15 - Sep 16If you drop/withdraw from 6-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assessed at 10% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
16Last day to add first 6-week course(s) which began September 10
16Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 10 at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Sep 17 - Sep 23If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assessed at 10% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
Sep 17 - Oct 7If you drop/withdraw from 6-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at 55% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
21Last day for Year 2 students to apply to co-op options in Arts, Science and the School of Business & Economics
23Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses (including second 6-week courses beginning October 29 and online learning)
23Last day to drop 12-week and full-year course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Sep 24 - Nov 11If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at the course rate). See the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
 
October, 2015
1Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No forms will be accepted after this date
7Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 10 without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
8From this date until the end of first six-week classes in this term, if you drop a first 6-week fall term course that began September 10 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
12Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday
Oct 13 - Oct 16

Fall term Reading Week

28First 6-week course(s) that began September 10 end
Oct 29 - Oct 30Fall convocation (all ceremonies held in Waterloo). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation
29Second 6-week courses begin
 
November, 2015
3Fall convocation (all ceremonies held in Brantford). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation
3Last day to drop second 6-week courses which began October 29 with no tuition charge
Nov 4 - Nov 5If you drop/withdraw from second 6-week course(s) (that began October 29) during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assesses at 10% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
5Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) (began October 29) at 10% tuition (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Nov 6 - Nov 25If you drop/withdraw from 6-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at 55% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
11Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from 12-week course(s) without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
12From this date until the end of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week fall term course that began September 10 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
25Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) which began October 29 without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
26From this date until the last day of second 6-week classes in this term, if you drop a second 6-week fall term course that began October 29 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
December, 2015
7Make-up (12th) Monday class for Thanksgiving
812th Tuesday class
912th Wednesday class, term ends
Dec 10 - Dec 11Study days
Dec 12 - Dec 23Final examination period (including Sundays) - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time period
18Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
23Fall term ends
24Co-op work term ends
Dec 25 - Jan 4University closed