Important dates

Title Description Academic term Datesort descending
Class enrolment period

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).

Fall 2021 Aug 4, 2021 to Sep 28, 2021
Add Period ends

Last day to add a class. See how to add or swap classes in Quest.

Fall 2021 Sep 21, 2021
Course Selection Period

See How do I select courses for a future term?

Winter 2022 Sep 24, 2021 to Oct 4, 2021
Last day to drop a class from the academic record

The Drop Period ends. Classes dropped prior to or on this day will be removed from the academic record. See how to drop a class in Quest.

Fall 2021 Sep 28, 2021
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 100%

See Student Financial Services website.

Fall 2021 Sep 28, 2021
Class drop with grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD)

During this period, graduate students can continue to drop classes in Quest but a grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD) will be applied and the class will remain on the transcript.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).

Fall 2021 Sep 29, 2021 to Nov 23, 2021
Drop with WD begins

WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade assigned for class(es) dropped during this period.

Fall 2021 Sep 29, 2021
Final examination schedules released

Go to the final examination schedule.

Fall 2021 Oct 1, 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.

Fall 2021 Oct 9, 2021 to Oct 17, 2021
Thanksgiving Day

All classes cancelled and offices closed.

Fall 2021 Oct 11, 2021
Requests for accommodations on religious grounds due

Requests for accommodations on religious grounds for final examinations should normally be made within two weeks of the final examination schedule being published. Students must contact their instructor by the deadline.

Fall 2021 Oct 15, 2021
Final examination relief requests due

Requests for relief for consecutive final exams are generally due 3 weeks after the final examination schedule is published.

Fall 2021 Oct 18, 2021
Convocation - fall 2021

Fall 2021 Convocation will be held virtually. Degrees will be conferred via a virtual celebration and graduates will receive their degrees by mail. Visit the Convocation website for details.

Fall 2021 Oct 22, 2021 to Oct 23, 2021
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 50%

See Student Financial Services website.

Fall 2021 Oct 26, 2021
View next term's schedule and appointments

Registered students can begin to view, in Quest, their next term's class schedule and appointment time. See How to view appointment time for the beginning of drop/add?

Winter 2022 Nov 18, 2021
Drop/Add Period begins

The Drop/Add Period begins with individualized Quest appointment times. See How to view appointment time for the beginning of drop/add.

Dates listed indicate Quest appointment period. The Add Period continues for all students until the last day to add a class.

Winter 2022 Nov 22, 2021 to Nov 23, 2021
Drop with WD ends

Last day to drop a class and receive a WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade.

Fall 2021 Nov 23, 2021
Drop with WF begins

WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade assigned for class(es) dropped during this period.

Engineering students: Visit course load and withdrawal in the Undergraduate Calendar for specific regulations.

Fall 2021 Nov 24, 2021
Add Period begins (open enrolment)

The first day of the Drop/Add Period where all undergraduate students have equal access to make changes to their term class schedule (add, drop, swap) in Quest. The Add Period continues for all students until the last day to add a class.

Winter 2022 Nov 24, 2021
Class enrolment period

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 2022 Dec 1, 2021 to Jan 25, 2022
Classes end

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

Fall 2021 Dec 7, 2021
Drop with WF ends

Last day to drop a class without a petition and receive a WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade.

Fall 2021 Dec 8, 2021
Pre-examination study days
There is only one (1) study day during the fall 2021 term.
Fall 2021 Dec 8, 2021
Final examinations begin

First day of the final examination period.

Fall 2021 Dec 9, 2021
Examinations on Sunday

Final examinations can be held on this day for the fall 2021 term.

Fall 2021 Dec 12, 2021

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