Important dates

TitleDescriptionAcademic termDate
Convocation - fall 2020

Fall 2020 convocation has been postponed. Degrees will be conferred via a virtual celebration and graduates will receive their degrees by mail. Visit the Convocation website for details.

Fall 2020Oct 23, 2020 to Oct 24, 2020
Course Selection Period
Revised from September 24-October 6 due to COVID-19.

See How do I select courses for a future term?

Winter 2021Oct 23, 2020 to Nov 5, 2020
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 50%

See Student Financial Services website.

Fall 2020Oct 26, 2020
Last day to arrange tuition and fees

Refer to tuition and fees deadlines. Late fees apply, see Student Financial Services for details.

This is also the last day to submit a Promissory Note in Quest. After this date, a Late Fees Arrangement Form is required to become "Fees Arranged".

Fall 2020Oct 31, 2020
Drop with WD ends

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

Fall 2020Nov 23, 2020
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 2020Nov 24, 2020
View next term's schedule and appointments
Revised from November 12 due to COVID-19.

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

Winter 2021Nov 26, 2020
Drop/Add Period begins
Revised from November 16-17 due to COVID-19.

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 2021Nov 30, 2020 to Dec 1, 2020
Classes end

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

Fall 2020Dec 7, 2020
Pre-examination study days
There is only one (1) study day during the fall 2020 term.
Fall 2020Dec 8, 2020
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 2020Dec 8, 2020
Final examinations begin

First day of the final examination period.

Fall 2020Dec 9, 2020
Examinations on Sunday

Final examinations can be held on this day for the fall 2020 term.

Fall 2020Dec 13, 2020
Tuition and fees due
Revised from December 10 due to COVID-19.

Pay in full or become "Fees Arranged"; late fees apply after this date and/or access to LEARN may be affected.

Winter 2021Dec 15, 2020
Late fees begin
Revised from December 11 due to COVID-19.

See Student Financial Services website for late fee amounts by date.

Winter 2021Dec 16, 2020
Co-operative work term ends

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Fall 2020Dec 23, 2020
Final examinations end

Last day of the final examination period.

Fall 2020Dec 23, 2020
University holiday closure

No classes and offices closed.

Fall 2020Dec 24, 2020 to Dec 31, 2020
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.

Fall 2020Dec 24, 2020
New Year's Day

No classes and offices closed.

Winter 2021Jan 1, 2021
Co-operative work term begins

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Winter 2021Jan 4, 2021
Classes begin

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

Winter 2021Jan 5, 2021
Reserves removed

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

Winter 2021Jan 12, 2021
Last day to add a class

The Add Period ends. See how to add or swap classes in Quest.

Winter 2021Jan 18, 2021
Standing decisions and official grades are available in Quest

Registered students can view their official and complete term grades, along with academic standing, in Quest.

Fall 2020Jan 21, 2021

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