Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2016/2017
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Academic & Related Dates
Winter Term 2017 - 12-week courses

July, 2016
Jul 4 - Jul 8

UPPER YEAR Students access to LORIS begins for fall and winter course selection. Access open until the last day to add courses in the applicable term. Specific dates and times can be found here.


 
August, 2016
1Application to Graduate form and fee due for Fall Convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Fall Convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
 
October, 2016
1Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for Fall Convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be accepted after this date
 
November, 2016
1Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for winter term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)
8Last day to register in at least one winter course without the late registration fee (including Online Learning)
9Late registration fee (including online learning) will be applied. Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date 
 
December, 2016
5Online learning materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in winter
12Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term.
15Tuition fees due 
 
January, 2017
3Co-op work term begins
Jan 3 - Jan 9If you drop/withdraw from 12-week courses during this time period, no tuition charged
3Winter term classes begin
Jan 10 - Jan 16If you drop/withdraw during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assessed at course rate)
15Application to Graduate form and fee due for spring convocation without penalty see Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
16Last day to add winter term courses (including online learning)
16Last day to drop/withdraw at 10% tuition (assessed at course rate)
Jan 16 - Apr 15Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for spring convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Jan 17 - Mar 6If you drop/withdraw during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at course rate)
 
February, 2017
20Family Day, university-observed holiday
Feb 20 - Feb 24Reading week, no classes
 
March, 2017
Mar 1 - Apr 28Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter terms
Mar 1 - Apr 28Declare your honours specialization or program change needed to access LORIS during the summer to register for courses for fall and winter
6Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from full-year or 12-week winter course(s) without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (assessed at course rate)
 
April, 2017
3Classes end
Apr 4 - Apr 5Study days
Apr 6 - Apr 24Final examinations (including Sundays and full-year courses) - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time 
14Good Friday, no examinations Easter weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
15Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for spring convocation, see Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No forms will be accepted after this date
24Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
24Winter term ends
28Co-op work term ends
 
May, 2017
May 23 - May 27Winter term deferred examination period. An appeal for a deferred examination must be submitted to the academic unit in which the course is offered. The deferred examination dates are confirmed, if approved, in writing from the petitions committee.
 
June, 2017
Jun 6 - Jun 7

Spring convocation (Brantford Campus). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation

Jun 12 - Jun 16Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation