Academic & Related Dates
Fall Term 2023 - 12-week courses

April, 2023
1Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for fall term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)
June, 2023
12Faculty of Education course selection begins at 10:00 a.m. for Year 2 students
19Faculty of Education - course selection begins at 10:00 a.m. for Year 1 students
20New Incoming Undergraduate Year 1 Students - course registration opens at 3:00 p.m.
30Application to Graduate opens in LORIS for Fall Convocation
July, 2023
Jul 3 - Jul 6

Returning 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.

24Last day to register in at least one fall course without the late registration fee (including online learning)
August, 2023
1Application to Graduate form (without late fee) is due for Fall Convocation.
Aug 2 - Aug 15Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Fall Convocation.
15Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (penalty fee applies) for fall convocation. No forms will be accepted after this date
September, 2023
1Last day for Year 2 students to apply to co-op options in Arts, Science and the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
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
Sep 14 - Sep 20If you drop/withdraw during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assessed at course rate)
20Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses (including online learning)
Sep 21 - Nov 8If you drop/withdraw during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at course rate). All incidental fees are also non-refundable during this period.
October, 2023
9Thanksgiving (statutory holiday), no classes
Oct 10 - Oct 13

Fall Reading Week, no classes

Oct 12 - Oct 13Fall Convocation (Waterloo)
November, 2023
1Application to Graduate opens in LORIS for Spring Convocation
1Fall Convocation (Brantford)
8Last day to drop/withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (assessed at course rate)
December, 2023
6Classes end
Dec 7 - Dec 8Study days
Dec 9 - Dec 21Final examination period - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time period
21Fall term ends
22Co-op work term ends
Dec 22 - Jan 1University closed
January, 2024
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.