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Dates - Fall

Fall 2020 (1209): September - December

FALL 2020 University of Waterloo Waterloo-Conestoga
College  ELAS
Dates for uWaterloo and ELAS Conestoga campuses
Fees Due Date Tuesday August 25  
Late fees begin Wednesday August 26
First Year international students - Orientation International Orientation - Wednesday September 2 to Friday September 4
Orientation Events Fall Orientation- Friday September 4 to Saturday September 12
Holiday Labour Day - Monday September 7 - No classes
Lectures/Classes Begin

Tuesday September 8 - 9:00 am EST Join Zoom Meeting;
Meeting ID: 941 0586 8005
Passcode: 192441s  ELAS classes begin!

  Wednesday September 9 - 8:30 am on-campus version UW Math course (M-W-F).
Online version access to your UW course(s) in LEARN, Waterloo's Learning Management System. Your WatIAM connects you automatically to have free access to the entire Office 365
mid-September Course selection (pre-enrol) for next term/winter (Confirm AFTER ELAS program)  
Fall Break - Reading Week

Saturday October 10 to Sunday October 18 - No classes


Thanksgiving Day - Monday October 12 - No classes

UW Final Exam schedule posted **TBD  
Week Six - Eight of Term mid-term follow up
Lectures/Classes End Monday December 7 **To be determined
Pre-exam Study Days Tuesday December 8  
UW On-campus
Final Exams
Wednesday December 7 through to Wednesday December 23  
ELAS Final Exams   **To be determined
  Marking and grading
End of Term Results Students will be notified through email - after final marks and grades have been reviewed. Check your email account posted in uwdir (WatIAM) for official details. Keep a copy as official records.
ELAS Assessment -
Final Results
Registrar's Office sends out official email notification - ELAS standings TBD** by Wednesday December 23
  Determine ELAS Scholarship Recipients

Winter Closure - December 24 - 31, 2020 &  January 1, 2021

** TBD = To be determined and/or announced in ELAS classes.

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