Academic Schedule

The academic schedule provides important dates, schedules, holidays and other important information.

Term Dates

  Term Dates
2016 - 2017
Fall August 29, 2016 to
December 16, 2016
Winter January 4, 2017 to
April 21, 2017
Spring May 1, 2017 to
August 18, 2017

Important Dates

2016-17

August 2016  
Monday, 29 First day of regular Fall Term classes
September 2016  
Friday, 2 Last day to add classes
Monday, 5 Labour Day (College closed)
Thursday, 8 Drop deadline (16-week courses/programs)*
Thursday, 8 Last day for payment of Fall Term fees; late fee of $100.00 charged on any outstanding balance after this date
Tuesday, 20 Last day for partial tuition refunds (16-week courses/programs)
October 2016  
Monday, 10 Thanksgiving Day (College closed)
Monday, 24 Withdrawal deadline (16-week courses/programs)**
November 2016  
Friday, 11 Remembrance Day (College closed)
December 2016  
Friday, 16 Fall Term ends
Monday, 19 Christmas break begins
January 2017  
Monday, 2 College closed in lieu of New Year's Day
Wednesday, 4 First day of regular Winter Term classes
Tuesday, 10 Last day to add classes
Friday, 13 Drop deadline (16-week courses/programs)*
Friday, 13 Last day for payment of Winter Term fees; late fee of $100.00 charged on any outstanding balance after this date
Tuesday, 24 Last day for partial tuition refunds (16-week courses/programs)
February 2017  
Monday, 20 Family Day (College closed)
Monday, 27 Withdrawal deadline (16-week courses/programs)**
April 2017  
Friday, 14 Good Friday (College closed)
Monday, 17 Easter Monday (College closed)
Friday, 21 Winter Term ends
May 2017  
Monday, 1 First day of regular Spring Term classes
Friday, 5 Last day to add classes
Wednesday, 10 Drop deadline (16-week courses/programs)*
Wednesday, 10 Last day for payment of Spring Term fees; late fee of $100.00 charged on any outstanding balance after this date
Monday, 22 Victoria Day (College closed)
Tuesday, 23 Last day for partial tuition refunds (16-week courses/programs)
Thursday, 25 Convocation
June 2017  
Friday, 23 Withdrawal deadline (16-week courses/programs)**
July 2017  
Saturday, 1 Canada Day (College closed)
Monday, 3 College closed in lieu of Canada Day
Tuesday, 4 First day of regular Summer Term classes
Wednesday, 5 Last day to add classes
Friday, 7 Drop deadline*
Friday, 7 Last day for payment of Summer Term fees; late fee of $100.00 charged on any outstanding balance after this date
Wednesday, 12 Last day for partial tuition refunds (Summer Term courses/programs)
Tuesday, 25 Withdrawal deadline (Summer Term courses/programs)
August 2017  
Monday, 7  Heritage Day (College closed)
Friday, 18 Spring 16-week term ends
Summer term ends

Dates are subject to review and possible change.

*Drop deadline: Students who withdraw from their program or course(s) by or before the drop deadline will have their course registration deleted from transcripts. For courses and programs less than 16 weeks in duration, the drop period is 10% of the course or program length.

**Withdrawal deadline: The last day to officially withdraw from a 16-week course or program without academic penalty and receive a “W” (Withdrawal) grade. After this date, courses will be graded “WF” (Withdraw Fail). For courses and programs less than 16 weeks in duration, the withdrawal deadline without academic penalty is 50% of the course or program length.