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January - 2019

January1Tue

New Year’s Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

New Year’s Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

January2Wed

Orientation starts for new international students

Orientation starts for new international students (Jan 2-4).

ELP Placement Testing.

January3Thu

Start of classes for Winter 2019 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies

Start of classes for Winter 2019 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs.

January4Fri

Orientation Day: Winter Semester

Orientation Day: Seminars and Student Life activities.

New students must attend.

January7Mon

Start of day and evening classes...

Start of classes for all programs with semestered courses. Trades apprenticeship students, please refer to the Trades Training Schedule for specific start and end dates for your program.

First registration start date for Winter 2019 UACE Directed Studies courses.

Welder Foundation Program begins.

January21Mon

Last day of late registration for the winter semester

Last day of late registration for the Winter 2019 semester for all programs with semestered courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Winter 2019 semester for all programs with semestered courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the Winter 2019 semester with a 75% refund of tuition fees.

This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

January25Fri

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade assigned for Fall 2018 semester courses.

February - 2019

February4Mon

Last day to officially withdraw...

Last day to officially withdraw from the Winter 2019 semester with a 50% refund of tuition fees.

This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

Carpentry Foundation Trades begins.

February12Tue

Electrical Foundation Trades begins

Electrical Foundation Trades begins.

February15Fri

Last day to submit Bachelor of Science in Nursing applications

Last day to submit Bachelor of Science in Nursing applications for the 2019-20 academic year.

February18Mon

BC Family Day - Statutory Holiday - College closed

BC Family Day - Statutory Holiday - College closed.

February22Fri

Last day for registration in ELP courses

Last day for registration in ELP courses.

February25Mon

Spring/Reading Break (Feb 25-Mar 1)

Spring/Reading Break (Feb 25-Mar 1). No day or evening classes except for Continuing Education courses and some Vocational and Trades programs

February28Thu

University of Victoria Dual Admissions Application Deadline

University of Victoria Dual Admissions Application Deadline.

March - 2019

March22Fri

Last day to officially withdraw from the Winter semester...

Last day to officially withdraw from the Winter 2019 semester courses for all programs with semestered courses.  A ‘W’ grade will normally not be assigned after this date. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal and will normally result in the assignment of an ‘F’ grade.

Last day to change credit or audit course registration status.

Winter 2019 classes end for the Certified Dental Assistant program.

March25Mon

Last day to register for Winter 2019 UACE Directed Studies courses

Last day to register for Winter 2019 UACE Directed Studies courses.

Fernie campus offers Directed Studies registration throughout the Spring and Summer semesters. Contact Fernie campus for information.

Spring 2019 classes start for the Certified Dental Assistant program.

March29Fri

Application - priority processing

Applications received on or before March 31 for entry into programs starting in Fall 2019 receive priority processing.

April - 2019

April8Mon

Early registration for returning students

Early registration opens for returning students in all programs with semestered courses for Fall 2019 and Winter and Spring 2020 semesters.

April10Wed

End of classes for Winter 2019 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs

End of classes for Winter 2019 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs.

April17Wed

Start of classes for Spring 2019 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs

Start of classes for Spring 2019 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs.

Tuition fees for Spring 2019 CYFS courses are due.

April18Thu

Last day of classes for the winter semester

Last day of classes for the Winter 2019 semester for all programs with semestered

April19Fri

Good Friday – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Good Friday – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

April22Mon

Easter Monday - College closed

Easter Monday - College closed.

April23Tue

Examination period starts for the winter semester

Examination period starts for the Winter 2019 semester for all programs with semestered courses.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

April29Mon

Registration starts for new students

Registration opens for new students for all programs with semestered courses for the Fall 2019 and Winter and Spring 2020 semesters.

May - 2019

May1Wed

Examination period ends

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

Orientation starts for new international students (May 1-3).

ELP Placement Testing.

May6Mon

Start of Spring intersessions ...

Start of Spring 2019 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses. Classes commence on various advertised dates during this period. Tuition fees for Spring 2019 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses are due.

Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) starts for ELP students. Tuition fees for Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) courses are due.

Tuition fees are due for the Spring 2019 and Summer 2019 Hospitality Management Diploma Program.

May13Mon

Last day of late registration for Spring intersessions ...

Last day of late registration for Spring 2019 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Spring 2019 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2019 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses with a 75% refund of tuition fees.

This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

May20Mon

Victoria Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Victoria Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

May21Tue

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring semester / intersessions

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2019 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses with a 50% refund of tuition fees. This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

Last day of late registration for Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to withdraw from Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) courses with a 75% refund of tuition fees. This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

May29Wed

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade

Last day for clearing of an ‘N’ grade assigned for the Winter 2019 semester courses.

June - 2019

June3Mon

Last day to officially withdraw from the Spring semester

Last day to officially withdraw from the Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) courses with a 50% refund of tuition fees. This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

Registration starts for new international students for all programs with semestered courses for the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 semesters.

June7Fri

College Graduation Ceremony

College Graduation Ceremony

June10Mon

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2019 intersession ...

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2019 intersession courses. A ‘W’ grade will normally not be assigned after this date.

Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal and will normally result in the assignment of an ‘F’ grade.

June21Fri

End of classes for Spring 2019 semester for Child, Youth, Family Studies programs and the Certified Dental Assistant program.

End of classes for Spring 2019 semester for Child, Youth, Family Studies programs and the Certified Dental Assistant program.

Last day for registration in ELP semester (15 weeks) course.

June21Fri

Last day of classes for Spring intersession ...

Last day of classes for Spring 2019 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses.

June24Mon

Examination period starts for the spring intersessions

Examination period starts for the Spring 2019 intersessions.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

June26Wed

Examination period ends for the spring intersessions

Examination period ends for the Spring 2019 intersessions.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

July - 2019

July1Mon

Canada Day - Statutory Holiday – College closed

Canada Day - Statutory Holiday – College closed.

July8Mon

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring semester

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) courses. A ‘W’ grade will normally not be assigned after this date.

Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal and will normally result in the assignment of an ‘F’ grade.

August - 2019

August2Fri

Tuition fees due for Fall semester ...

Tuition fees due for Fall 2019 semester for all programs with semestered courses

Tuition fee due dates for Child, Youth and Family Studies, Fire Services, Health, Office Administration, and Trades/Apprenticeship students are indicated on admission letters.

August5Mon

BC Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

BC Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

August6Tue

Electrical Foundation Trades begins...

Electrical Foundation Trades begins.

August16Fri

Spring semester (15 weeks) ends for ELP students

Spring 2019 semester (15 weeks) ends for ELP students.

August28Wed

ELP Placement Testing

ELP Placement Testing.

August29Thu

JumpStart - Prepare for the year ahead

JumpStart. Prepare for the year ahead by attending student success seminars and taking a college tour.

August29Thu

Orientation starts for new international students

Orientation starts for new international students (Aug 29 -  Aug 31).

September - 2019

September2Mon

Labour Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Labour Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

September3Tue

Orientation Day

Orientation Day: Program orientations, seminars and Student Life activities

Attendance is required.

September4Wed

Start of classes...

Start of classes for Fall semester courses and programs. Trades apprenticeship students, please refer to the Trades Training Schedule for specific start and end dates for your program.

September18Wed

Last day for late registration...

Last day for late registration for all programs with semestered courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Fall 2019 semester courses in all programs with semestered courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the Fall 2019 semester with a 75% refund of tuition fees. This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

September23Mon

Start of classes for Hospitality Management Diploma Program.

Start of classes for Hospitality Management Diploma Program.

October - 2019

October2Wed

Last day to officially withdraw...

Last day to officially withdraw from the Fall 2019 semester with a 50% refund of tuition fees. This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students.

Last day to change course credit to Audit status.

October14Mon

Thanksgiving Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Thanksgiving Day – Statutory Holiday– College closed.

November - 2019

November1Fri

Applications for early admissions...

Applications for early admissions to the 2020-2021 academic year opens.

November8Fri

Last day to officially withdraw...

Last day to officially withdraw from Fall 2019 semester courses in all programs with semestered courses. A ‘W’ grade will normally not be assigned after this date. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal and will normally result in the assignment of an ‘F’ grade.

November11Mon

Remembrance Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

Remembrance Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

November15Fri

Tuition fees due for Winter 2020

Tuition fees due for Winter 2020 for all programs with semestered courses.Tuition fee due dates for Child, Youth, and Family Studies, Fire Services, Health, Office Administration, and Trades/Apprenticeship students are indicated on admission letters.

November25Mon

Last day to register for Fall 2018 UACE Directed Studies

Registration for UACE Directed Studies courses closes for the Fall 2019 semester.

December - 2019

December6Fri

Last day of classes for the Fall Semester...

Last day of classes for the Fall 2019 semester for University Arts and Sciences and Business, Tourism and Recreation programs, as well as UACE semestered courses.

December7Sat

Examination period starts for the fall semester

Examination period starts for the Fall 2019 semester for all programs with semestered courses.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

December13Fri

Last day of Fall 2019 semester classes for Trades and Vocational programs

Last day of Fall 2019 semester classes for Trades and Vocational programs.

December17Tue

Examination period ends for the fall semester

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

December20Fri

Last day of Fall 2019 semester classes for...

Last day of Fall 2019 semester classes for Certified Dental Assistant program, Health Care Assistant program, Practical Nursing program and Office Administration program.

December25Wed

Christmas Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Christmas Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

December26Thu

Boxing Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Boxing Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

December27Fri

Christmas Break – College closed

Christmas Break (Dec 27-Jan 1) – College closed.

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