Guidelines for Undergraduate Science Instructors

Last Updated

January 17, 2024

General Updates

Grade submission deadlines below are approximate and for general planning purposes only. Communication will be sent out on March 21 confirming the submission deadlines. 


See University of Waterloo Important Dates Calendar for full list of dates and details.

Key Winter 2024 dates:

Date Event/Activity
Dec 23 Students can begin to see grades in Quest
Jan 2 Final grade submission date before academic progression
Jan 8 Classes begin/Co-op work term begins
Jan 13 and Jan 20 Fall term RO make-up exam days
Jan 15 Reserves removed
Jan 18 Official grades available & Standing decisions
Jan 19 Add period begins
Jan 20 NFA holds applied
Jan 26 100% Tuition refund & last day to drop from record
Jan 27 Drop with WD begins
Jan 29- Feb 6 Course selection period
Feb 16 Tuition & fee 50% refund
Feb 17-25 Reading week
March 21 Grade submission deadlines confirmed by RO
March 22 Drop with WD ends
March 23 Drop with WF begins
March 25-26 Drop/Add period begins
March 27 Add period (open enrolment) begins
April 8 Classes end
April 9 - May 1 TENTATIVE grade submission window
April 10 Drop with WF ends
April 11 - 26 Final exam period
April 24 TENTATIVE Grade deadline 1 - Grades due for all courses (on-campus or online) without a scheduled exam during the Final Exam Period.
April 25 Final examination ends
April 26 Co-op work term ends
April 27 Grades begin to appear on Quest
  Grade deadline 2: Grades due for all on-campus courses with a scheduled exam or a major assignment due date during the Final Exam Period.
May 1 TENTATIVE Grades due for all online courses with a scheduled final exam during the Final Exam Period.