Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term 2016

January, 2016
25Registration opens to select courses for spring term, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register.
 
March, 2016
7

Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for spring term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)

7Last day to register in at least one spring course without the late registration fee (including Online Learning)
8Late registration charge (including Online Learning) will be applied. Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
25Good Friday, university-observed holiday
 
April, 2016
5Online learning materials available for pickup for courses beginning in spring
11Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term
15Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for spring convocation, see Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No forms will be accepted after this date
28Tuition fees due for courses beginning in spring
29Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory until 1 p.m.. University remains open
 
May, 2016
2Classes begin
2Co-op work term begins
May 2 - May 8If you drop/withdraw from 12-week courses during this time period, no tuition charge
8Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
May 9 - May 15If 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
15Last day to add courses (including classroom and online learning)
15Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
May 16 - Jun 27If you drop/withdraw from 12-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)
23Victoria Day, university-observed holiday, no spring term lectures
 
June, 2016
Jun 7 - Jun 8Spring convocation (Brantford Campus ceremonies). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation
Jun 13 - Jun 17Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus ceremonies). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation
27Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
28From this day until the last day of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week spring term course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
July, 2016
1Canada Day, university-observed holiday, no spring term lectures
25Make-up Monday class for Victoria Day
26Make-up Friday class for Canada Day, classes end
Jul 27 - Jul 28Study days
Jul 29 - Aug 10Final examinations (including Sundays) - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time. There are no examinations scheduled on the Civic Holiday weekend (July 30, 31 and August 1).
 
August, 2016
1Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
1Civic holiday, university-observed holiday. No examinations scheduled on the Civic Holiday weekend (July 30, 31 and August 1)
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
10Spring term ends
31Co-op work term ends
 
September, 2016
6Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2016
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 applications will be accepted after this date.