Important dates

TitleDescriptionAcademic termDate
Course Selection Period - returning students

See How do I select courses for a future term?

Fall 2021Jun 9, 2021 to Jun 22, 2021
Course Selection Period - new students

To determine if you need to create your course wish list during the Course Selection Period, see the course registration information for new students page.

If you do, also see How do I select courses for a future term?

Fall 2021Jul 5, 2021 to Jul 12, 2021
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?

Fall 2021Jul 28, 2021
Drop/Add Period Appointments - new students

The Drop/Add Period begins with individualized Quest appointment times; the dates listed indicate the Quest appointment period. See How to view appointment time for the beginning of drop/add.

Fall 2021Jul 29, 2021 to Aug 4, 2021
Drop/Add Period Appointments - returning students

The Drop/Add Period begins with individualized Quest appointment times; the dates listed indicate the Quest appointment period. See How to view appointment time for the beginning of drop/add.

Fall 2021Aug 3, 2021 to Aug 4, 2021
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.

Fall 2021Aug 5, 2021
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.

Fall 2021Aug 24, 2021
Opt out of optional/voluntary fees deadline

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

Fall 2021Aug 24, 2021
Late fees begin

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

Fall 2021Aug 25, 2021
Labour Day

No classes and offices closed.

Fall 2021Sep 6, 2021
Co-operative work term begins

Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.

Fall 2021Sep 7, 2021
Classes begin

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

Fall 2021Sep 8, 2021
Reserves removed

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

Fall 2021Sep 15, 2021
Add Period ends

Last day to add a class. See how to add or swap classes in Quest.

Fall 2021Sep 21, 2021
Last day to drop a class from the academic record

The Drop Period ends. Classes dropped prior to or on this day will be removed from the academic record. See how to drop a class in Quest.

Fall 2021Sep 28, 2021
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 100%

See Student Financial Services website.

Fall 2021Sep 28, 2021
Drop with WD begins

WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade assigned for class(es) dropped during this period.

Fall 2021Sep 29, 2021
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.

Fall 2021Oct 9, 2021 to Oct 17, 2021
Thanksgiving Day

All classes cancelled and offices closed.

Fall 2021Oct 11, 2021
Convocation - fall 2021

Visit the Convocation website for details.

Fall 2021Oct 22, 2021 to Oct 23, 2021
Tuition and fee refund deadline - 50%

See Student Financial Services website.

Fall 2021Oct 26, 2021
Drop with WD ends

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

Fall 2021Nov 23, 2021
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 2021Nov 24, 2021
Classes end

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

Fall 2021Dec 7, 2021
Pre-examination study days
There is only one (1) study day during the fall 2021 term.
Fall 2021Dec 8, 2021

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