TitleDescriptionAcademic termDate
Class enrolment period
Extended from January 25 to January 31 due to COVID-19.

During this period, graduate students can enrol themselves in classes using Quest, and can also drop classes in Quest.

Graduate students who are not fee arranged and have enrolled in classes will have their classes dropped at the end of the third week of classes (end of class enrolment period).

Winter 2021Dec 1, 2020 to Jan 31, 2021
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 100%
Revised from January 25 due to COVID-19.

See Student Financial Services website.

Winter 2021Jan 29, 2021
Late fees begin
Revised from December 16 due to COVID-19.

See Student Financial Services website for late fee amounts by date.

Winter 2021Jan 30, 2021
Last day to arrange tuition and fees

Refer to tuition and fees deadlines. Late fees apply, see Student Financial Services for details.

This is also the last day to submit a Promissory Note in Quest.

Winter 2021Jan 31, 2021
Class drop with grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD)
Revised from January 26-March 22 due to COVID-19.

During this period, graduate students can continue to drop classes in Quest but a grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD) will be applied and the class will remain on the transcript.  Note that WD is not an academic penalty.

Outside of this period, students with special circumstances can petition to drop or add a class using a course drop add form (Graduate Studies forms website).

Winter 2021Feb 1, 2021 to Mar 28, 2021
Final examination schedules released

Go to the final examination schedule.

Winter 2021Feb 5, 2021
Reading Week

All classes cancelled; offices closed on the weekends and the holiday Monday.

Undergraduate students: view the Undergraduate Studies Academic Calendar for more details.
Graduate students: view the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar for more details.

Winter 2021Feb 13, 2021 to Feb 21, 2021
Family Day

All classes cancelled and offices closed.

Winter 2021Feb 15, 2021
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 50%
Revised from February 12 due to COVID-19.

See Student Financial Services website.

Winter 2021Feb 26, 2021
Additional Scheduled Pauses
Added due to COVID-19.

All classes cancelled.

Undergraduate students: view the Undergraduate Studies Academic Calendar for more details.
Graduate students: view the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar for more details.

Winter 2021Mar 15, 2021 to Mar 16, 2021
Class enrolment period
Extended from May 23 to May 30 due to COVID-19.

During this period, graduate students can enrol themselves in classes using Quest, and can also drop classes in Quest.

Graduate students who are not fee arranged and have enrolled in classes will have their classes dropped at the end of the third week of classes (end of class enrolment period).

Spring 2021Mar 29, 2021 to May 30, 2021
Good Friday

All classes cancelled and offices closed.

Winter 2021Apr 2, 2021
Classes end
Revised from April 6 due to COVID-19.

Laurier may have a different schedule - visit their website for applicable end dates.

Winter 2021Apr 14, 2021
Make-up day for Good Friday
Revised from April 6 due to COVID-19.

The loss of a Friday class on April 2 will be made up by following a Friday schedule on April 14.

Winter 2021Apr 14, 2021
Pre-examination study days
Revised from April 7-8 due to COVID-19.
Winter 2021Apr 15, 2021 to Apr 16, 2021
Final examinations begin
Revised from April 9 due to COVID-19.

First day of the final examination period.

Winter 2021Apr 17, 2021
Examinations on Sunday
Added due to COVID-19.

Final examinations can be held on this day for the fall 2020, winter 2021, and spring 2021 terms.

Winter 2021Apr 18, 2021
Co-operative work term ends

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Winter 2021Apr 23, 2021
Final examinations end
Revised from April 24 due to COVID-19.

Last day of the final examination period.

Winter 2021Apr 26, 2021
Tuition and fees due

Pay in full or become "Fees Arranged"; late fees apply after this date and/or access to LEARN may be affected.

Spring 2021Apr 26, 2021
Late fees begin

See Student Financial Services website for late fee amounts by date.

Spring 2021Apr 27, 2021
Grades begin to appear in Quest
Revised from April 25 due to COVID-19.

Registered students can view their unofficial term grades in Quest.

Note: Not all grades will be available on this date.

Winter 2021Apr 27, 2021
Apply for Graduation

Deadline for graduate students to apply for graduation in Quest for spring ceremony (degree completion in winter term).

Winter 2021Apr 30, 2021
Program completion deadline for Convocation - spring 2021
Winter 2021Apr 30, 2021
Co-operative work term begins

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Spring 2021May 3, 2021

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