Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
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Academic Dates 2019-2020

Anchors
 
Year One

Fall Term 2019
August 26 - August 30
Professional Teaching Orientation Week
September 2
Labour Day (classes that week on Thursday & Friday)
September 3 - October 4
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a Professional Development School (PDS) site
October 14
Thanksgiving
October 7 - 18 (except October 14)
PDS Field Days Block
October 21 - November 22
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a PDS site
November 25 - December 13
Practicum 1
Winter Term 2020
January 6 - March 13
Classes; 2 Field Days per week in a PDS site (Year 1)
February 17
Family Day
March 16 - 20
March Break
March 23 - April 9
Practicum 2 (Year 1)
April 13 to May 1
Alternative Placement (Year 1)
April 10
Good Friday
April 13
Easter Monday (school board holiday during practicum)

 
Year Two

Fall Term 2019
August 26 - August 30
Professional Teaching Orientation Week
September 2
Labour Day (classes that week on Thursday & Friday)
September 3 - October 4
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at Professional Development School (PDS) site
October 14
Thanksgiving
October 7 - 18 (except October 14)
Practicum 3
October 21 - November 22
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at PDS site
November 25 - December 13
Practicum 4
Winter Term 2020
January 6 - February 7
Classes; 2 Field Days per week at PDS site
February 10 - April 24 (except March 16-20)
Laurier Professional Placement
February 17
Family Day
March 16 - 20
March Break
April 10
Good Friday
April 13
Easter Monday (school board holiday during practicum)
April 27 - May 1
Professional Teaching Transition Week
May 18
Victoria Day