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    University of Alberta
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2017-2018

Major Dates and Deadlines from the 2017-2018 Academic Schedule



Academic Schedule 2017-2018

Deadline dates in the schedule are marked by the  symbol.

March 2017
1 First day of second half of Winter Term AUPAC classes in Augustana Faculty.
6 Classes begin for six-week courses offered in the second half of the Winter Term.
6 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Students' Union Election Forum in the Myer Horowitz Theatre (SUB). Classes withdrawn for this time period.
9 Study abroad application deadline for certain University of Alberta International administered Summer programs.
17 Last day to drop from six-week courses offered in the second half of Winter Term. Students must contact Department for assistance.
24 Winter Term Refund Deadline (for six-week courses): After this date students withdrawing from courses offered in the last six weeks of Winter Term will be assessed full fees.
April 2017
1 ❚ Last day for students in thesis-based programs to submit theses to and be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research to ensure graduation at Spring Convocation.
1 ❚ Last day for departments to submit Report of Completion of course-based master's, postgraduate diploma or graduate certificate programs to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research to ensure graduation at Spring Convocation.
1 ❚ Last day for Graduate students to apply through Bear Tracks to ensure graduation at Spring Convocation.
3 Comprehensive examination period begins for students in the fourth year of the MD program.
5 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses offered in the second half of Winter Term.
5 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from Winter Term courses. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
12 Last day of classes for Nursing theory courses offered in the second half of the Winter Term and for all 13 week undergraduate Nursing courses offered in Winter Term.
12 Last day of Winter Term classes except for students in two and three Dental Hygiene.
13 Last day of classes for undergraduate Nursing clinical courses offered in second half of Winter Term
14 Good Friday. University buildings closed..
17 Easter Monday. University buildings closed.
18-27 Final exam period for students in the Faculty of Law.
18-29 Final exam period for students in the year two and three Dental Hygiene.

18-29

Winter Term and Fall/Winter examinations (including Consolidated Examinations). Exceptions may apply, students should consult with their Faculty office. Examinations other than Consolidated Examinations are held within the period April 19-28 (inclusive). University-organized extracurricular activities will normally not be allowed during this period. 
19-28 Augustana Faculty final examinations period. Extracurricular activities sponsored by the Augustana Faculty will normally not be allowed during this period.
21 Last day of classes and clinics for students in the third and fourth years of the DDS program.
24-28 Fall/Winter Term final examination period for year three and four Dentistry.
May 2017
5 Last day of classes and examinations for students in year one of the MD program and students in year one and two of the DDS program.
7 Orientation for Master of Arts in Communications and Technology (MACT) students.
8 Spring Term classes begin.
8 MACT Spring Institute begins (three weeks).
8 Summer program begins for students in year one, two and three of the DDS program.
8-11 Auditor registrations for Spring Term courses will be accepted only on these days.
9 Charter Day.
11 ❚ Payment Deadline: Last day for payment of Spring Term fees. Students who have not paid their fees in full, or made satisfactory alternate arrangements, will be assessed late payment penalty charges.
11 ❚ Last day for students enrolled in the University of Alberta Health Insurance Program (UAHIP) to opt out of this insurance coverage by providing proof of enrolment in the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan to the International Centre.
11 ❚ Spring Term Registration Deadline (for six-week courses): Last day to add or drop courses. (Bear Tracks web registration will be available until midnight). Students wishing to add or drop three-week courses offered during the second half of the Spring Term should seek assistance at department offices.
15 ❚ Spring Term Refund Deadline (for three-week courses): Students withdrawing from courses taught in the first three weeks of Spring Term will be assessed full fees after this date.
15 Summer program begins for students in year one, two and three of the DDS program.
22 Victoria Day. University buildings closed.
23 ❚ Spring Term Refund Deadline (for six-week courses): Students withdrawing after this date will be assessed full fees.
23 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from courses taught in the first three weeks of Spring Term.
26 Last day of classes and examinations for students in the second year of the MD program.
26 ❚ Spring Term Refund Deadline (for 13-week courses): Students must contact teaching Department for assistance.
26 Last day of classes in the MACT Spring Institute.
26 Last day for classes taught in the first three weeks of Spring Term.
29 Classes begin for courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term.
June 2017
1 ❚ Second half Spring Term Registration Deadline (for three-week courses): Last day to add or drop courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term. Students must contact Department for assistance.
2 Last day of program for fourth year students in the MD program.
4 Augustana Faculty convocation.
5 ❚ Spring Term Refund Deadline (for three-week courses): Students withdrawing from courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term will be assessed full fees after this date.
6-9 Spring Convocation, Parts I to VI.
7 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses in Spring Term.
9 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term.
12-15 Spring Convocation, Parts VII to XI.
14 Last day of Spring Term classes.
15-16 Final examinations for Spring Term courses. No classes held, exceptions may apply.
30 One Hundred and Tenth University year ends.
July 2017
1 One hundred and eleventh University year begins.
1 Canada Day; University buildings closed.
3 Canada Day holiday; University buildings closed.
4 Students in Phase II of the BSc in Medical Laboratory Science program begin year of practical training.
10 Summer Term classes begin.
10-13 Auditor registrations for Summer Term courses will be accepted only on these days.
13 Last day for students enrolled in the University of Alberta Health Insurance Program (UAHIP) to opt out of this insurance coverage by providing proof of enrolment in the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan to the International Centre.
13 Summer Term Registration Deadline. Last day to add or drop six-week courses and courses offered in the first three-weeks of the term: (Bear Tracks web registration available to midnight.) Students wishing to add or drop three-week courses offered during the last three weeks of the term should seek assistance at department offices.
13 Payment Deadline: Last day for payment of Summer Term fees. Students who have not paid their fees in full, or made satisfactory alternate arrangements, will be assessed late payment penalty charges.
14 Summer program ends for students in year one, two and three of the DDS program.
17 Summer Term Refund Deadline (for three-week courses): Students withdrawing from courses taught in the first three weeks of Summer Term will be assessed full fees after this date.
24 Summer Term Refund Deadline (for six-week courses): Students withdrawing from courses taught for six-weeks will be assessed full fees after this date.
25 Last day for withdrawal from courses taught in the first three weeks Summer Term.
28 Last day of classes for courses taught in the first three weeks of Summer Term.
31 Classes begin for courses taught in the last three weeks of Summer Term.
31 Deadline to write a special deferred examination for students who have missed a deferred examination for cause. Please refer to University Calendar; University Regulations and Information for Students; Academic Regulations; Attendance; Absence from Exams  section.
 
August 2017
3 Second half Summer Term Registration Deadline for three week courses: Last day to add or drop courses offered in the last three weeks of Summer Term. Students must contact Department for assistance.
7 Heritage Day. University buildings closed.
7-11 Executive MBA one-week intensive.
8 Summer Term Refund Deadline (for three-week courses): Students withdrawing from courses taught in the last three weeks of Summer Term will be assessed full fees after this date.
9 Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses in Summer Term.
11 Last day for withdrawal from courses taught in the last three weeks of Summer Term.
14 Orientation and classes begin for students in third and fourth year of the MD program.
14-25 FastTrack MBA two-week intensive.
16 Summer Term classes end.
17-18 Final examinations for Summer Term classes, exceptions may apply.
17-25 U of A International Undergraduate Academic Success program
21 Registration opens for Open Studies students in courses designated for delayed registration.
21-25 Orientation for International MBA students.
26-31 Orientation for International Students.
28 Orientation and classes begin for all Dentistry program, year two and three of the Dental Hygiene program, years one and two MD program, year two of the Radiation Therapy program and phase I Medical Laboratory Science students.
28 - Sep 1 Orientation for MBA students.
31 Augustana Faculty Fall Term three-week classes begin.
31 - Sep 1 Orientation for first year Pharmacy students and new students in the School of Public Health.
September 2017
1 Last day for Undergraduate students to apply through Bear Tracks for permission to graduate at Fall Convocation.
4 Labour Day. University buildings closed.
4 Orientation for new Undergraduate Students.
5 Fall Term and Fall/Winter Terms classes begin. Exceptions may apply students must consult with their Faculty office.
5 Orientation for students in the Faculty of Law.
5 Orientation for Faculty of Nursing undergraduate students in year one of the After Degree program and in year two of the Bilingual Nursing program.
6 Fall Term classes begin for students in the Faculty of Law.
7 Augustana Faculty Fall Term three-week classes registration deadline. Student withdrawing after this date will be assessed full fees
14 Augustana Faculty last day to withdraw from Fall Term three-week classes
18 Fall Registration Deadline. Last day to add or drop Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term courses (Bear Tracks web registration system available to midnight). Students withdrawing after this date through October 5 will be assessed 50% fees for withdrawn courses. Exceptions may apply students must consult with their Faculty office.
19 Last day of Fall Term three-week classes for Augustana Faculty students.
19-25 Registration by undergraduate and graduate students to change to audit or change from 'credit' to 'audit' in Fall Term and Fall/Winter Terms courses will be accepted only during this period.
21-24 Alumni weekend.
22 SU and GSA Health and Dental Plan Change of Coverage Deadline. Students wishing to opt-out of this service or change their coverage must do so through www.ihaveaplan.ca.
25 Augustana Faculty Fall Term 11-week classes begin.
28 Fall Term Refund Deadline for six-week courses: Students withdrawing from courses offered in the first six weeks of Fall Term will be assessed full fees after this date.
29 Last day for students enrolled in the University of Alberta Health Insurance Program (UAHIP) to opt out of this insurance coverage by providing proof of enrolment in the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan to the International Centre.
29 Payment Deadline: Last day for payment of Fall Term fees. Students who have not paid their fees in full, or made satisfactory alternate arrangements, will be assessed late penalty charges. To avoid instalment charges, all Fall/Winter fees must be paid by the Fall Term Fee Deadline.
29 Last day for graduate students in thesis-based programs to submit theses to and be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies to ensure graduation at Fall Convocation.
29 Last day for Departments to submit Report of Completion of course-based master's, postgraduate diploma, or graduate certificate programs to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research to ensure graduation at Fall Convocation.
29 Last day for graduate students to apply through Bear Tracks to ensure graduation at Fall Convocation.
October 2017
5 Fall Term Refund Deadline: Students withdrawing after this date will be assessed full fees. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
6 Augustana Faculty Fall Term 11-week classes drop deadline; student withdrawing after this date through October 20 will be assessed 50% fees. Students must contact an advisor for assistance.
9 Thanksgiving Day. University buildings closed.
10 Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses offered in the first half of the Fall Term.
13 Last day of classes for six-week courses offered in the first half of Fall Term.
20 Augustana Faculty Fall Term 11-week classes  refund deadline; students withdrawing after this date will be assessed full fees.
23 Classes begin for six-week courses offered in the second half of the Fall Term.
November 2017
3 Last day to drop six-week courses offered in the second half of the Fall Term. Students must contact Department for assistance.
11 Remembrance Day. University buildings closed.
13 Remembrance Day holiday. University buildings closed.
13-14 Fall Term break for students in year two and three Dental Hygiene program.
14-15 Fall Term break for Augustana Faculty students.
14-17 Fall Term Reading week. Classes withdrawn for a full week, except for students in Augustana Faculty, Faculty of Law; Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry; Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine; and students in Cooperative Education, Experiential Learning Placement, Clinical Placement and Work Placement terms.
21-22 Fall Convocation, Part I, Parts II and III
24 Fall Term Refund Deadline for six-week courses: After this date students withdrawing from courses offered in the last six weeks of Fall Term will be assessed full fees.
December 2017
1 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses offered in the second half of Fall Term.
1 Last day for withdrawal from Fall Term courses. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
4 Augustana Faculty last day to withdraw from Fall Term 11-week classes.
8 Last day of Fall Term classes Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
11 Last day of Fall Term 11-week classes for Augustana Faculty students.
11-19 Final exam period for students in the Faculty of Law.
11-22 Fall Term examinations (including consolidated examinations). Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office. Examinations other than consolidated examinations are held within the period December 13-22 (inclusive). University organized extracurricular activities will normally not be allowed during this period.
14-22 Augustana Faculty final examinations in Fall Term courses and mid-year examinations in two-term courses. Extracurricular activities sponsored by Augustana Faculty will normally not be allowed during this period.
15 Last day of Fall Term classes for students in the DDS program and students in year one and two of the MD program.
18-22 Final exam period for year three and four Dentistry students.
22 Last day of Fall Term classes for students in year three and four of the MD program.
25-31 Christmas holiday period. University buildings closed.
January 2018
1 New Year's Day. University buildings closed.
2 Winter Term classes begin for the MD and Dentistry programs and year two and three of the Dental Hygiene program.
3 Augustana Faculty Winter Term three- week classes begin.
4 Augustana Faculty Winter Term three-week classes registration deadline; students withdrawing after this date through January 9 will be assess 50% fees.
5 Orientation for new International students.
8 Winter Term classes begin. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
9 Augustana Faculty Winter Term three-week classes refund deadline; students withdrawing after this date will be assessed full fees .
16 Augustana Faculty last day to withdraw from Winter Term three-week classes.
19 Last day to withdraw from Fall/Winter two-term courses.
19 ❚ Winter Term Registration Deadline: Last day to add or drop Winter Term courses. (Bear Tracks system available to midnight.) Students withdrawing after this date through February 7 will be assessed 50% fees for withdrawn courses. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
19 Last day of Winter Term three-week classes for Augustana Faculty students.
22-26 Registration by undergraduate and graduate students to change to audit or change from 'credit' to 'audit' in Fall Term and Fall/Winter Terms courses will be accepted only during this period.
24 Augustana Faculty Winter Term 11-week classes begin.
26 ❚ Winter Term Refund Deadline for six-week courses: After this date students withdrawing from courses offered in the first six weeks of Winter Term will be assessed full fees.
31 ❚ Last day for students enrolled in the University of Alberta Health Insurance Program (UAHIP) to opt out of this insurance coverage by providing proof of enrolment in the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan to the International Centre.
31 ❚ Payment Deadline: Last day for payment of Winter Term fees. Students who have not paid their fees in full, or made satisfactory alternate arrangements, will be assessed late payment penalty charges.
February 2018
1 Last day for Undergraduate students to apply through Bear Tracks for permission to graduate at Spring Convocation.
1 ❚ Last day for application for reappraisal of final examinations for Fall Term courses.
2 Study abroad application deadline for certain University of Alberta International administered Exchange and Summer programs.
6 Augustana Faculty Winter Term 11-week classes drop deadline; students withdrawing after this date through February 20 will be assessed 50% fees. Students must contact an advisor for assistance.
7 ❚ Winter Term Refund Deadline: Students withdrawing from courses after this date will be assessed full fees. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
9 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses offered in the first half of Winter Term.
14 Registration system opens for Spring/Summer 2018.
16 Last day of classes for six-week courses offered in the first half of Winter Term.
19 Statutory Provincial holiday. University buildings closed.
20 Augustana Faculty Winter Term 11-week classes refund deadline; students withdrawing after this date will be assessed full fees.
20-23 Winter Term Reading Week. Classes withdrawn for a full week, except for students in Augustana Faculty; NURS 495 , SC INF 495 , Experiential Learning placement, third and fourth years of the MD program, fourth year Pharmacy and students in the clinical component of the Radiation Therapy program. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
March 2018
5 Classes begin for six-week courses offered in the second half of Winter Term.
5 12:00 to 1:00 pm. Students' Union Election Forum in the Myer Horowitz Theatre (SUB). Classes withdrawn for this time period.
7-9 Winter Term break for Augustana Faculty students.
9 Study abroad application deadline for certain University of Alberta International administered Summer programs.
16 ❚ Last day to drop from six-week courses offered in the second half of Winter Term. Students must contact Department for assistance.
23 ❚ Winter Term Refund Deadline for six-week courses: After this date students withdrawing from courses offered in the last six weeks of Winter Term will be assessed full fees.
30 Good Friday. University buildings closed.
April 2018
1 Easter Day, University buildings closed.
2 Easter Monday. University buildings closed.
3 Last day for students in thesis-based programs to submit theses to and be approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research to ensure graduation at Spring Convocation.
3 Last day for departments to submit Report of Completion of course-based master's, postgraduate diploma or graduate certificate programs to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research to ensure graduation at Spring Convocation.
3 Last day for Graduate students to apply through Bear Tracks to ensure graduation at Spring Convocation.
3 Comprehensive examination period begins for students in the fourth year of the MD program.
6 Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses offered in the second half of Winter Term.
6 ❚ Last day for withdrawal from Winter Term courses. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
9 Augustana Faculty last day to withdraw from Winter Term 11-week classes.
13 Last day of Winter Term classes. Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office.
16 Last day of Winter Term 11-week classes for Augustana Faculty students.
16-28 Winter Term examinations (including consolidated examinations). Exceptions may apply, students must consult with their Faculty office. Examinations other than consolidated examinations are held within the period April 18-27 (inclusive). University-organized extracurricular activities will normally not be allowed during this period.
18-26 Final exam period for students in the Faculty of Law.
20 Last day of classes and clinics for students in the third and fourth years of the DDS program.
20-28 Augustana Faculty final examinations period. Extracurricular activities sponsored by the Augustana Faculty will normally not be allowed during this period.
23-27 Fall/Winter Term final examination period for year three and four Dentistry.
May 2018
4 Last day of classes and examinations for students in year one of the MD program and students in year one and two of the DDS program.
6 Orientation for Master of Arts in Communications and Technology (MACT) students.
7 Spring Term classes begin.
7 MACT Spring Institute begins (three weeks).
7-10 Auditor registrations for Spring Term courses will be accepted only on these days.
9 Charter Day.
10 Payment Deadline: Last day for payment of Spring Term fees. Students who have not paid their fees in full, or made satisfactory alternate arrangements, will be assessed late payment penalty charges.
10 ❚ Last day for students enrolled in the University of Alberta Health Insurance Program (UAHIP) to opt out of this insurance coverage by providing proof of enrolment in the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan to the International Centre.
10 ❚ Spring Term Registration Deadline. Last day to add or drop six-week courses and courses offered in the first three-weeks of the term: (Bear Tracks web registration will be available until midnight). Students wishing to add or drop three-week courses offered during the last three-weeks of the Spring Term should seek assistance at department offices.
14 Summer program begins for students in year one, two and three of the DDS program.
14 ❚ Spring Term Refund Deadline for three-week courses: Students withdrawing from courses taught in the first three weeks of Spring Term will be assessed full fees after this date.
18 Spring Term Registration Deadline for 13-week courses: Last day to add or drop 13-week courses, students must contact the teaching Department for assistance Students withdrawing after this date through July 12 will be assessed 50% for withdrawn courses. Exceptions may apply.
21 Victoria Day. University buildings closed.
22 ❚ Spring Term Refund Deadline (for six-week courses): Students withdrawing after this date will be assessed full fees.
22 Last day for withdrawal from courses taught in the first three weeks of Spring Term.
25 Last day of classes and examinations for students in the second year of the MD program.
25 Last day of classes taught in the first three weeks of Spring Term.
25 Last day of classes in the MACT Spring Institute.
28 Classes begin for courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term.
30 Spring Term Registration Deadline for three-week courses: Last day to add or drop courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term. Students must contact Department for assistance.
June 2018
1 Last day of program for fourth year students in the MD program.
3 Augustana Faculty convocation.
4 Spring Term Refund Deadline for three-week courses: Students withdrawing from courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term will be assessed full fees after this date.
5-8 Spring Convocation, Parts I to VI.
6 Last day for withdrawal from six-week courses in Spring Term.
8 Last day for withdrawal from courses taught in the last three weeks of Spring Term.
11-13 Spring Convocation, Parts VII to XI.
13 Last day of Spring Term classes, exceptions may apply.
14-15 Final examinations for Spring Term courses exceptions may apply.
30 One Hundred and eleventh University year ends.