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Fall 2018 Deadlines

September is almost here, Golden Hawks. Get ready for the fall term by reviewing these important dates and deadlines. 

Note: Refer to the academic calendar for official academic and related dates.

Orientation

12-Week Fall Courses: Registration and Tuition

September

  • Sept. 6: Classes begin.
  • Sept. 6: Tuition fees due.
  • Sept. 6–12: Drop/withdraw courses without tuition charge.
  • Sept. 13–19: Drop/withdraw courses at a 10% tuition penalty.
  • Sept. 19: Last day to add 12-week courses.
  • Sept. 20 – Nov. 7: Drop/withdraw courses at 55% tuition penalty.

October

  • Oct. 8: Thanksgiving; no classes.
  • Oct. 9–12: Fall Reading Week.

November

  • Nov. 7: Last day to drop/withdraw courses without failure and possible tuition adjustment.

December

  • Dec. 3: Make-up Monday class for Thanksgiving.
  • Dec. 5: Last day of classes.
  • Dec. 6–7: Study days.
  • Dec. 8–21: Final exam period. 
  • Dec. 21: Last day to return learning materials for refund.

Six-Week Fall Courses: Registration and Tuition

September

  • Sept. 6: First six-week classes begin.
  • Sept. 6: Tuition fees due.
  • Sept. 6–10: Drop/withdraw first six-week courses without tuition charge.
  • Sept. 11–12: Drop/withdraw first six-week courses at a 10% tuition penalty.
  • Sept. 12: Last day to add six-week courses (including second six-week courses).
  • Sept. 13 – Oct. 3: Drop/withdraw first six-week courses at a 55% tuition penalty.

October

  • Oct. 3: Last day to drop first six-week courses without failure and possible tuition adjustment.
  • Oct. 9–12: Fall Reading Week.
  • Oct. 24: First six-week courses end. 
  • Oct. 25–29: Drop/withdraw second six-week courses without tuition charge.
  • Oct. 25: Second six-week classes begin.
  • Oct. 30–31: Drop/withdraw second six-week courses at a 10% tuition penalty.

November

  • Nov. 1–21: Drop/withdraw second six-week courses at a 55% tuition penalty.
  • Nov. 21: Last day to drop second six-week courses without failure and possible tuition adjustment.

December

  • Dec. 5: Second six-week courses end.
  • Dec. 6–7: Study days.
  • Dec. 8–21: Final exam period.
  • Dec. 21: Last day to return learning materials for refund.

Co-op

  • Sept. 4: Co-op work term begins.
  • Dec. 28: Co-op work term ends.

Convocation

  • Aug. 2 – Oct. 1: Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for fall convocation.
  • Oct. 1: Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for fall convocation.
  • Oct. 26–27: Fall convocation (Waterloo campus).
  • Oct. 31: Fall convocation (Brantford campus).

University Closure

  • Sept. 3: Labour Day.
  • Oct. 8: Thanksgiving.
  • Dec. 22 – Jan. 1: University-observed holiday.

Plan Ahead for Winter 2019

  • Nov. 5: Last day to register in at least one fall course without the late registration fee (including online learning). 
  • Jan. 3: Winter co-op work term begins.
  • Jan. 7: Winter term tuition fees due.
  • Jan. 7: Winter classes begin.