Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2016/2017
Canadian Excellence

Academic & Related Dates
Summer Session 2017 - 6-week courses

January, 2017
24Registration opens at 10:00 a.m.until the deadline date to register.
 
March, 2017
15Last day to register in at least one summer course (with no prior Spring or Intersession course) without the late registration fee (including online learning)
 
April, 2017
3Online learning materials available for pickup for courses beginning in summer session
27Tuition fees due 
 
May, 2017
1

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

 
June, 2017
Jun 6 - Jun 7

Spring convocation (Brantford Campus). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation

12Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term
Jun 12 - Jun 16Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation
30Canada Day, university-observed holiday
 
July, 2017
3Classes begin
Jul 3 - Jul 5If you drop/withdraw during this time period, no tuition charged
5Last day to add courses
Jul 6 - Jul 9If you drop/withdraw during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assessed at course rate)
9Last day to drop/withdraw at 10% tuition (assessed at course rate)
Jul 10 - Jul 27If you drop/withdraw during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at course rate)
27Last day to drop summer session courses or withdraw without failure
28From this date until the end of classes, if you drop/withdraw you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100% tuition 
 
August, 2017
1Application for Graduation form and fee due for fall convocation without penalty. 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
7Civic holiday, no classes 
14Make-up Monday class for Civic holiday, classes end
Aug 15 - Aug 16Study days
Aug 17 - Aug 19Final examinations - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time 
31Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
September, 2017
Sep 26 - Sep 30Summer session deferred examination period. An appeal for a deferred examination must be submitted to the academic unit in which the course is offered. The deferred examination dates are confirmed, if approved, in writing from the petitions committee.
 
October, 2017
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