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January - 2020

January1Wed

New Year’s Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

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

January2Thu

Orientation starts for new international students

Orientation starts for new international students (Jan 2-3).

ELP Placement Testing.

Start of classes for Winter 2020 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs.

January3Fri

Orientation Day

Orientation Day: Seminars and Student Life activities.

New students must attend.

January6Mon

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.

Registration opens for Winter 2020 UACE Directed Studies courses.

Start of classes for Hospitality Management Program Winter 2021.

January20Mon

Last day of late registration for the winter semester

Last day of late registration for the Winter 2020 semester for all programs with semestered courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Winter 2020 semester courses for all programs with semestered courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the Winter 2020 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.

January24Fri

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade assigned for Fall 2019 semester courses.

February - 2020

February3Mon

Last day to officially withdraw...

Last day to officially withdraw from the Winter 2020 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.

February11Tue

Electrician Foundation Program begins

Electrician Foundation Program begins.

February15Sat

Last day to submit Bachelor of Science in Nursing applications

Last day to submit Bachelor of Science in Nursing applications for the 2020-21 academic year.

February17Mon

BC Family Day - Statutory Holiday - College closed

BC Family Day - Statutory Holiday - College closed

February18Tue

Spring/Reading Break (Feb 18-21)

Spring/Reading Break (Feb 18-21).  No day or evening classes except for Continuing Education courses and some Vocational and Trades programs.

February21Fri

Registration closes for ELP courses

Registration closes for ELP courses.

February28Fri

University of Victoria Dual Admissions Application deadline

University of Victoria Dual Admissions Application deadline.

March - 2020

March20Fri

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

Last day to officially withdraw from the Winter 2020 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.

March23Mon

Last day to register for Winter 2020 UACE Directed Studies courses

Last day to register for Winter 2020 UACE Directed Studies courses. Fernie campus offers Directed Studies registration throughout the Spring and Summer semesters. Contact Fernie campus for information.

March27Fri

Winter 2020 classes end for the Certified Dental Assistant program

Winter 2020 classes end for the Certified Dental Assistant program

March30Mon

Spring 2020 classes start for the Certified Dental Assistant program

Spring 2020 classes start for the Certified Dental Assistant program.

March31Tue

Application - priority processing

Applications received on or before March 31 for entry into programs starting in Fall 2020 receive priority processing.

April - 2020

April6Mon

Early registration for continuing students

Early registration opens for continuing students for all programs with semestered courses for Fall 2020 and Winter and Spring 2021 semesters.

April9Thu

End of classes for Winter 2020 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs

End of classes for Winter 2020 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs.

April10Fri

Good Friday – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Good Friday – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

April13Mon

Easter Monday – College closed.

Easter Monday – College closed.

April15Wed

Tuition fees for Spring 2020 Child, Youth, and Family Studies courses are due

Tuition fees for Spring 2020 Child, Youth, and Family Studies courses are due.

April17Fri

Last day of classes for the winter semester

Last day of classes for the Winter 2020 semester for all programs with semestered courses.

April18Sat

Examination period starts for the winter semester

Examination period starts for the Winter 2020 semester for all programs with semestered courses.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

April20Mon

Start of classes for Spring 2020 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs.

Start of classes for Spring 2020 semester for Child, Youth, and Family Studies programs.

April27Mon

Registration starts for new students

Registration opens for new students for all programs with semestered courses for the Fall 2020 and Winter and Spring 2021 semesters.

April28Tue

Examination period ends

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

April29Wed

Orientation starts for new international students

Orientation starts for new international students (April 29-May 1).

April30Thu

ELP Placement Testing

ELP Placement Testing

May - 2020

May1Fri

ELP Placement Testing

ELP Placement Testing

May4Mon

Start of Spring semester / intersessions ...

Start of Spring 2020 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses. Classes commence on various advertised dates during this period. Tuition fees for Spring 2020 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses are due.

Spring 2020 semester (15 weeks) starts for ELP students. Tuition fees for Spring 2020 semester (15 weeks) courses are due.

Tuition fees are due for the Spring 2020 and Summer 2020 Hospitality Management Diploma Program.

Start of classes for continuing students in Hospitality Management Program Spring 2020.

May11Mon

Last day of late registration for Spring intersessions ...

Last day of late registration for Spring 2020 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Spring 2020 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2020 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

May18Mon

Victoria Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

Victoria Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

May19Tue

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring semester / intersessions

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2020 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 to change course credit to Audit status

Last day of late registration for Spring 2020 semester (15 weeks) courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Spring 2020 semester (15 weeks) courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to withdraw from Spring 2020 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.

May22Fri

Last day of classes for continuing students in Hospitality Management Program.

Last day of classes for continuing students in Hospitality Management Program Spring 2020.

May26Tue

Last day for clearing of an ‘N’ grade

Last day for clearing of an ‘N’ grade assigned for the Winter 2020 semester courses.

June - 2020

June1Mon

Start of classes for new students in Hospitality Management Program

Start of classes for new students in Hospitality Management Program Spring 2020

Start of classes for co-op students in Hospitality Management Program Summer 2020.

June2Tue

Last day to officially withdraw from the Spring semester

Last day to officially withdraw from the Spring 2020 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.

Last day to change course credit to Audit Status

Registration starts for new international students for all programs with semestered courses for the Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 semesters.

June5Fri

College Graduation Ceremony

College Graduation Ceremony.

June12Fri

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2020 intersession...

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2020 intersession (7.5 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.

June19Fri

Last day of classes for Spring intersession ...

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

Last day of classes for Spring 2020 intersession (7.5 weeks) courses.

June22Mon

Examination period starts for the spring intersession

Examination period starts for the spring intersession

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

June26Fri

Examination period ends for the spring intersession

Examination period ends for the spring intersession

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

June26Fri

End of classes for Spring 2020 semester.

End of classes for Spring 2020 semester for Child, Youth, Family Studies programs and the Certified Dental Assistant program.

Last day of classes for new students in Hospitality Management Program Spring 2020.

July - 2020

July1Wed

Canada Day - Statutory Holiday – College closed

Canada Day - Statutory Holiday – College closed.

July6Mon

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring semester

Last day to officially withdraw from Spring 2020 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 - 2020

August3Mon

BC Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed

BC Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

August7Fri

Tuition fees due for Fall semester ...

Tuition fees due for Fall 2020 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.

August14Fri

Spring semester (15 weeks) ends for ELP students

Spring 2020 semester (15 weeks) ends for ELP students.

August31Mon

Orientation starts for new international students

Orientation starts for new international students (Aug 31-Sep 4).

September - 2020

September1Tue

Orientation continues for new International students

Orientation continues for new International students (Aug 31-Sep 4)

September2Wed

ELP Placement Testing

ELP Placement Testing

September3Thu

Jump Start.

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

September7Mon

Labour Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

Labour Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

September8Tue

Orientation Day

Oreintation Day:  Program orientations, seminars and Student Life activities.

Attendance is required.

September9Wed

Start of classes for Fall semester courses and programs.

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

September18Fri

Last day of classes for co-op students

Last day of classes for co-op students in Hospitality Management Program Summer 2020.

September21Mon

Start of classes for Hospitality Management Program

Start of classes for Hospitality Management Program Fall 2020.

September23Wed

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 2020 semester courses in all programs with semestered courses without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the Fall 2020 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.

October - 2020

October7Wed

Last day to officially withdraw...

Last day to officially withdraw from the Fall 2020 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

October12Mon

Thanksgiving Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

Thanksgiving Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

November - 2020

November1Sun

Applications for early admissions...

Applications for early admissions to the 2021-2022 academic year opens.

November11Wed

Remembrance Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

Remembrance Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

November13Fri

Last day to officially withdraw

Last day to officially withdraw from Fall 2020 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.

November20Fri

Tuition fees due for Winter 2021

Tuition fees due for Winter 2021 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.

November30Mon

Last day to register for Fall 2020 UACE Directed Studies

Registration for UACE Directed Studies courses closes for the Fall 2020 semester.

December - 2020

December11Fri

Last day of classes for the Fall 2020 semester

Last day of classes for the Fall 2020 semester for University Arts and Sciences and Business, Tourism and Recreation programs, as well as UACE semestered courses.

Last day of Fall 2020 semester classes for Trades.

December12Sat

Examination period starts for the Fall semester

Examination period starts for the Fall 2020 semester for all programs with semestered courses.

Do not arrange travel until after the examination period.

December18Fri

Last day of Fall 2020 semester classes for...

Last day of Fall 2020 semester classes for Certified Dental Assistant program, Health Care Assistant program, Practical Nurse program, Child, Youth and Family Studies programs, and Office Administration program.

December19Sat

Examination period ends

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange travel until after the examination period.

Last day of classes for Hospitality Management Program Fall 2020.

December25Fri

Christmas Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

Christmas Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

December26Sat

Boxing Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

Boxing Day – Statutory Holiday – College closed.

December28Mon

Christmas Break (Dec 28-Jan 1) – College closed.

Christmas Break (Dec 28-Jan 1) – College closed.

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