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Class drop with grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD)

During this period, graduate students can continue to drop classes in Quest but a grade of Withdrawn, no credit granted (WD) will be applied and the class will remain on the transcript.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 2024 Jan 29, 2024 to Mar 24, 2024
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 2024 Mar 21, 2024
Drop with WD ends

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

Winter 2024 Mar 22, 2024
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 2024 Mar 23, 2024
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 2024 Mar 25, 2024 to Mar 26, 2024
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 2024 Mar 27, 2024
Good Friday

All classes cancelled and offices closed.

Winter 2024 Mar 29, 2024
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 2024 Apr 1, 2024 to May 26, 2024
Classes end

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

Winter 2024 Apr 8, 2024
Make-up day for Good Friday

The loss of a Friday class on March 29 will be made up by following a Friday schedule on April 8.

Winter 2024 Apr 8, 2024
Pre-examination study days
Winter 2024 Apr 9, 2024 to Apr 10, 2024
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 2024 Apr 10, 2024
Final examinations begin

First day of the Final Examination Period.

Winter 2024 Apr 11, 2024
In-person exam days for online courses

Winter 2024 term dates.

Winter 2024 Apr 12, 2024 to Apr 13, 2024
Final examination emergency days

Dates reserved to hold final examinations in the event the University is closed during the winter 2024 Final Examination Period: Examinations will be rescheduled on the next available day, including Sunday, on which examinations have not been scheduled.

Winter 2024 Apr 14, 2024
Opt out of optional/voluntary fees deadline

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

Spring 2024 Apr 24, 2024
Tuition and fees due

Pay in full or become "Fees Arranged"; a Fees Arranged Extension fee applies after this date.

Spring 2024 Apr 24, 2024
Fees Arranged Extension fees begin

See Student Financial Services website for Fees Arranged Extension fee amounts by date.

Spring 2024 Apr 25, 2024
Final examinations end

Last day of the Final Examination Period.

Winter 2024 Apr 25, 2024
Co-operative work term ends

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Winter 2024 Apr 26, 2024
Grades begin to appear in Quest

Registered students can view their unofficial term grades in Quest.

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

Winter 2024 Apr 27, 2024
Apply for Graduation

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

Winter 2024 Apr 30, 2024
Classes begin

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

Spring 2024 May 6, 2024
Co-operative work term begins

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Spring 2024 May 6, 2024
Reserves removed

Reserves on most classes will be removed on this date, opening remaining spaces to all students. See Schedule of Classes for spaces.

Spring 2024 May 13, 2024

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