Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2018/2019
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Academic Dates 2018-2019

Anchors
 
Year One

Fall Term 2018
August 27 - August 31
Professional Teaching Orientation Week
September 3
Labour Day (classes that week on Thursday & Friday)
September 4 - October 5
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a Professional Development School (PDS) site
October 8
Thanksgiving
October 9 - 19
PDS Field Days Block
October 22 - November 23
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a PDS site
November 26 - December 14
Practicum 1
Winter Term 2019
January 7 - March 8
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a PDS site (Year 1)
February 18
Family Day
March 11 - 15
March Break
March 18 - April 5
Practicum 2 (Year 1)
April 8 to April 26
Alternative Placement (Year 1)
April 19
Good Friday
April 22
Easter Monday (school board holiday during practicum)
April 29
Professional Teaching Transition Day (Year 1)

 
Year Two

Fall Term 2018
August 27 - August 31
Professional Teaching Orientation Week
September 3
Labour Day (classes that week on Thursday & Friday)
September 4 - October 5
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at Professional Development School (PDS) site
October 8
Thanksgiving
October 9 - 19
Practicum 3
October 22 - November 23
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at PDS site
November 26 - December 14
Practicum 4
Winter Term 2019
January 3 - February 1
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at PDS site
February 4 - April 18 (except March 11-15)
Laurier Professional Placement
February 18
Family Day
March 11 - 15 March Break
April 19
Good Friday
April 22
Easter Monday (school board holiday during practicum)
April 23 - April 26
Professional Teaching Transition Week
May 20
Victoria Day