Important dates 2013–2014

(September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014)

Terms and deadlinesFall 2013Winter 2014Spring 2014
Course selection week

(formerly known as pre-enrolment course selection week)

Current
undergraduate
students,
Upper-year,
Current
students:
Feb 3 to Mar 3, 2013

Current
undergraduate
students,
First-year,
Current
students:
Jul 8 to Jul 21, 2013

Current
undergraduate
students,
Upper-year,
Current
students:
Jun 17 to Jun 23, 2013

Current
undergraduate
students,
First-year,
Upper-year,
Current
students:
Sep 23 to Oct 6, 2013

Nov 18 to Nov 24, 2013

Send pictures and pick up WatCards

You may send pictures and pick up WatCards during regular business hours from July 18 onwards in the WatCard Office, Student Life Centre

Jul 18, 2013

Not applicableNot applicable
Graduate Open Class Enrolment BeginsJul 22, 2013


Nov 25, 2013


Mar 24, 2014


Drop/add period beginsFirst-year:
Jul 25, 2013


Upper-year:
Jul 29, 2013


Nov 11, 2013


Apr 7, 2014


University holiday: New Year'sNot applicableJan 1, 2014


Not applicable
Co-operative work term begins

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements

Aug 26, 2013

Jan 6, 2014

Apr 28, 2014

Fees due date

If you are not Fees Arranged, your access to LEARN may be affected.

Aug 26, 2013

Dec 12, 2013

Apr 28, 2014

Late fees beginAug 27, 2013

Visit the student accounts page for more information.



Dec 13, 2013

Visit the student accounts page for more information.



Apr 29, 2014

Visit the student accounts page for more information.



Students enrolling for the first time can obtain their WatCard (ID card)

WatCards can obtained from the WatCard Office, Student Life Centre. Note: Does not apply to students taking all classes online.

Sep 1 to Sep 6, 2013

Not applicableNot applicable
Orientation week

Orientation week for students enrolling for the first time at Waterloo

Sep 2 to Sep 7, 2013

Not applicableNot applicable
University holiday: Labour DaySep 2, 2013


Not applicableNot applicable
University holiday: Family DayNot applicableFeb 17, 2014


Not applicable
Reading week

Co-operative employment interviews may continue during this period.

Not applicableFeb 17 to Feb 21, 2014

Not applicable
English Language Proficiency Exam (ELPE) in the Physical Activities Complex

For more information, please visit the writing centre website.

Current
undergraduate
students,
First-year,
Upper-year:
Sep 4 to Sep 5, 2013

Current
undergraduate
students,
First-year,
Upper-year:
Dec 4, 2013

Apr 7, 2014

Not applicable
Lectures/classes beginSep 9, 2013


Jan 6, 2014


May 5, 2014

Social Work dates may differ - see Renison calendar



Add period endsSep 20, 2013


Jan 17, 2014


May 16, 2014


University holiday: Victoria DayNot applicableNot applicableMay 19, 2014


Make-up day

Note: Monday class schedule will be used. The loss of a Monday class on Victoria Day will be made up immediately that week by following a Monday schedule on Wednesday May 21. Consequently, classes scheduled on Wednesday will not meet that day.

Not applicableNot applicableMay 21, 2014

Deadline to drop or withdraw from courses with 100% tuition refund

Visit Student Accounts page for more information

Sep 27, 2013

Jan 24, 2014

May 23, 2014

Drop, no penalty period endsSep 27, 2013


Jan 24, 2014


May 23, 2014


Last day to select examination centres for online courses on Quest.Sep 27, 2013


Jan 24, 2014


May 23, 2014


Drop, penalty 1 period begins

WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade assigned for course(s) dropped during this period

Sep 28, 2013

Jan 25, 2014

May 24, 2014

Graduate Registration/Enrolment Closes - Last day for students to pay fees/enrol or change statusSep 30, 2013


Jan 31, 2014


May 30, 2014


University holiday: Thanksgiving DayOct 14, 2013


Not applicableNot applicable
Online course exam schedules available on Quest

(estimated dates; may vary 1-2 days before or after)

Oct 16, 2013

Feb 10, 2014

Jun 9, 2014

Graduate Course Drop/Add DeadlineOct 21, 2013


Feb 17, 2014


Jun 9, 2014


Spring 2014 convocation

For more information, visit the Registrar's Office site.

Not applicableNot applicableJun 10 to Jun 14, 2014

Deadline for 50% tuition refund

For more information, visit the Finance site.

Oct 25, 2013

Feb 21, 2014

Jun 20, 2014

Fall 2013 convocationOct 25 to Oct 26, 2013

Not applicableNot applicable
Petition to the Registrar to Register Late form required to become fees arranged after these datesOct 31, 2013

Jan 31, 2014

Jun 30, 2014

Government Reporting DateNov 1, 2013


Feb 1, 2014


Jun 30, 2014


University holiday: Additional day

For more information, visit the Human Resources website.

Not applicableNot applicableJun 30, 2014

University holiday: Canada Day

For more information, visit the Human Resources website.

Not applicableNot applicableJul 1, 2014

Drop, penalty 1 period ends

WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade assigned for course(s) dropped

Nov 15, 2013

Mar 21, 2014

Jul 11, 2014

Drop, penalty 2 period begins

WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade assigned for course(s) dropped (Engineering students: Visit course load and withdrawal in the calendar for specific regulations.)

Nov 16, 2013

Mar 22, 2014

Jul 12, 2014

Last day for online students to make changes to their examination locationsNov 20, 2013


Mar 10, 2014


Jul 7, 2014


Online students should view their exam schedule details on Quest to verify that arrangements are correct.

See the how do I view my online course exam schedule for more information.

Nov 25, 2013

Current
undergraduate
students,
First-year,
Upper-year:
Mar 10, 2014

Current
undergraduate
students,
First-year,
Upper-year:
Mar 10, 2014

Not applicable
Electronic Grade Submission Dates/Grades DeadlinesDec 2 to Jan 5, 2014


Apr 9 to May 4, 2014


Jul 23 to Sep 1, 2014


Lectures/classes endDec 2, 2013


Apr 4, 2014


Jul 30, 2014


Pre-examination study daysDec 3 to Dec 4, 2013


Apr 5 to Apr 7, 2014


Jul 31 to Aug 4, 2014


Drop, penalty 2 period endsDec 4, 2013

WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade assigned for course(s) dropped; last day to drop a course without a petition



Apr 7, 2014

WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade assigned for course(s) dropped; last day to drop a course without a petition



Aug 4, 2014

WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade assigned for course(s) dropped; last day to drop a course without a petition



University holiday: Civic Holiday

For more information, visit the Human Resources website.

Not applicableNot applicableAug 4, 2014

On-campus examinations beginDec 5, 2013


Apr 8, 2014


Aug 5, 2014


Online class examination daysDec 6 to Dec 7, 2013


Apr 11 to Apr 12, 2014


Aug 8 to Aug 9, 2014


University holiday: Good Friday

For more information, visit the human resources website.

Not applicableApr 18, 2014

Not applicable
Co-operative Work Term ends

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements

Dec 20, 2013

Apr 25, 2014

Aug 22, 2014

On-campus examinations endDec 20, 2013


Apr 24, 2014


Aug 16, 2014


Unofficial Grades begin to appear in Quest

Beginning this date, registered students can view their unofficial term grades in Quest (this means not all grades may appear)

Dec 23, 2013

Apr 25, 2014

Aug 18, 2014

University holidays: Christmas

For more information, visit the Human Resources website.

Dec 24 to Dec 31, 2013

Not applicableNot applicable
Deadline to submit the Graduate Studies Intention to Graduate/Program Completion Form for Spring Convocation (June)

For the Intention to Graduate/Program Completion Form, visit the Registrar's Office website.

Not applicableApr 30, 2014

Not applicable
Deadline to submit the Graduate Studies Intention to Graduate/Program Completion Form for Fall Convocation (October)

For the Intention to Graduate/Program Completion Form, visit the Registrar's Office website.

Not applicableNot applicableAug 31, 2014

Grades available on QuestJan 1, 2014


May 1, 2014


Sep 1, 2014


Standings and official grades available in Quest

Fully graded date. Beginning this date, registered students can view their official term grades in Quest; date when official and complete term grades will appear along with academic standings; this is the date when official transcripts that have been ordered will be released. Averages do not appear on the official transcript.

Jan 23, 2014

May 21, 2014

Sep 17, 2014

Add period for online classes endsSep 13, 2014


Jan 10, 2014


May 16, 2014