Academic & Related Dates
Fall Term 2017 - 12-week courses

March, 2017
Mar 1 - Apr 27Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter
Mar 1 - Apr 27Declare your honours major or program change needed to access LORIS during the summer to register for courses for fall and winter
April, 2017
27Last day to declare an honours specialization or make a program change, using LORIS
May, 2017
May 1 - May 16Last day to apply for transfer into Year 2 Honours Business Administration and Honours Kinesiology. Click here for information and dates.  To transfer into Year 2 Honours Music, contact the Faculty of Music
June, 2017

Faculty of Education  course selection begins at 10:00 a.m.

5New Incoming Undergraduate Year 1 Students - course registration opens at 10:00 a.m.
Jun 26 - Jul 5

UPPER YEAR STUDENTS begin to register for fall and winter courses. Access open until last day to add courses in the applicable term. When available, specific times and dates will be announced on the Enrolment Services website.

July, 2017
14Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for fall term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)
17Last day to register in at least one fall course without the late registration fee (including online learning)
August, 2017
1Application to Graduate form (without late fee) is due for Fall Convocation.
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Fall Convocation.
8Online learning course materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in fall and fall/winter (full-year) courses
15Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term
September, 2017
4Labour Day
5Co-op work term begins
7Fall term and full-year classes begin
Sep 7 - Sep 13If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, no tuition charge
7Tuition fees due for courses beginning in fall
11Last day for Year 2 students to apply to co-op options in Arts, Science and the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Sep 14 - Sep 20If you drop/withdraw 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)
20Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses (including online learning)
20Last day to drop 12-week and full-year courses or withdraw at 10% tuition charge (assessed at course rate)
Sep 21 - Nov 8If you drop/withdraw during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at course rate)
October, 2017
1Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for fall convocation. No forms will be accepted after this date
Oct 10 - Oct 13

Fall term study break

Oct 27 - Oct 28Fall convocation (Waterloo)
31Fall convocation (Brantford)
November, 2017
8Last day to drop/withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (assessed at course rate)
December, 2017
4Make-up Monday class for Thanksgiving
512th Tuesday class
6Last day of classes
Dec 7 - Dec 8Study days
Dec 9 - Dec 22Final examination period - 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
22Fall term ends
Dec 23 - Jan 2University closed
29Co-op work term ends
January, 2018
Jan 29 - Feb 3Fall term 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.