Important dates

Title Description Academic term Datesort descending
Class drop with grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD)

During this period, graduate students can continue to drop classes in Quest but a grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD) will be applied and the class will remain on the transcript.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

Winter 2023 Jan 30, 2023 to Mar 26, 2023
Course Selection Period

See How do I select courses for a future term?

Spring 2023 Jan 30, 2023 to Feb 7, 2023
Final examination schedules released

Go to the final examination schedule.

Winter 2023 Feb 3, 2023
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 50%

See Student Financial Services website.

Winter 2023 Feb 17, 2023
Final examination relief requests due

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

Winter 2023 Feb 17, 2023
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.

Winter 2023 Feb 17, 2023
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 2023 Feb 18, 2023 to Feb 26, 2023
Family Day

All classes cancelled and offices closed.

Winter 2023 Feb 20, 2023
Application to Graduate due

Complete an Application to Graduate for the June convocation ceremony (undergraduate students).

Winter 2023 Mar 1, 2023
Last day to select an examination centre or submit a proctor for online course exams

View details about writing exams for online courses. Deadline is 4 p.m. ET on date listed.

Winter 2023 Mar 3, 2023
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?

Spring 2023 Mar 23, 2023
Drop with WD ends

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

Winter 2023 Mar 24, 2023
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.

Winter 2023 Mar 25, 2023
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.

Spring 2023 Mar 27, 2023 to Mar 28, 2023
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.

Spring 2023 Mar 29, 2023
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).

Spring 2023 Apr 3, 2023 to May 28, 2023
Good Friday

No final examinations are held and offices closed.

Winter 2023 Apr 7, 2023
Classes end

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

Winter 2023 Apr 10, 2023
Make-up day for Good Friday

The loss of a Friday class on April 7 will be made up by following a Friday schedule on April 10.

Winter 2023 Apr 10, 2023
Pre-examination study days
Winter 2023 Apr 11, 2023 to Apr 12, 2023
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.

Winter 2023 Apr 12, 2023
Final examinations begin

First day of the final examination period.

Winter 2023 Apr 13, 2023
In-person exam days for online courses

Winter 2023 term dates.

Winter 2023 Apr 14, 2023 to Apr 15, 2023
Opt out of optional/voluntary fees deadline

See how to opt out of optional or voluntary fees in Quest.

Spring 2023 Apr 24, 2023
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 2023 Apr 24, 2023

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