Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2017/2018
Canadian Excellence

Glossary
Academic Year (Year)

The academic year in the undergraduate system, consists of three terms (totalling a twelve-month duration), typically from September to August. The academic year in the undergraduate system, consists of:
Year 1 (0.5 to 4.0 credits), Year 2 (4.25 to 9.0 credits), Year 3 (9.25 to 14.0 credits),
Year 4 (honours students only with a minimum of 14.25 credits, Year 5 (double degree students with 20.25+ credits) and are used to indicate the level at which a student is studying.

Faculty of Education students are exempt from this standard.