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Important COTR Dates

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January - 2018

January1Mon

New Year’s Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

New Year’s Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

January3Wed

Orientation starts for new international students.

Orientation starts for new international students (Jan 3-5).

ELP Placement Testing.
 

January5Fri

Orientation Day

Orientation Day: Seminars and Student Life activities.

New students must attend.

January8Mon

Start of classes...

Start of classes for University Studies, Career/Technical, ELP, Trades, and most Vocational programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses. Trades students, please check with Enrolment Services for the start and end dates of your program.

Trades foundation and apprenticeship students can refer to the Trades Training Schedule on the Trades Programs webpage.

Last day of regular registration for the winter 2018 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses.

First registration start date for winter 2018 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

January22Mon

Last day of late registration for the winter 2018...

Last day of late registration for the winter 2018 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from winter 2018 semester courses in University Studies, Career/Technical, and Adult Upgrading semestered programs, without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter 2018 semester with a 75% refund of tuition fees.

This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students
 

January26Fri

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade...

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade assigned for fall 2017 semester courses.

February - 2018

February5Mon

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter 2018 semester with a 50% refund.

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter 2018 semester with a 50% refund of tuition fees.

This refund applies to domestic students. International students refer to policy 2.2.6 Tuition Refunds for International Students

February12Mon

BC Family Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

BC Family Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

February26Mon

Spring/Reading Break (Feb 26 – Mar 2)

Spring/Reading Break (Feb 26 – Mar 2).  No day or evening classes except for Continuing Education courses and some Vocational and Trades programs.

March - 2018

March23Fri

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter semester courses...

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter semester courses in University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses.  A ‘W’ grade will normally not be assigned after this date. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal and will normally result in the assignment of an ‘F’ grade.

Last day to change credit or audit course registration status.

March26Mon

Last day to register for winter 2018 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

Last day to register for winter 2018 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

Fernie campus offers directed studies registration throughout the spring and summer terms. Contact Enrolment Services for information.

March29Thu

Application - priority processing.

Applications received on or before March 31 for entry into programs starting in fall 2018 receive priority processing.

March30Fri

Good Friday - statutory holiday - College closed.

Good Friday - statutory holiday - College closed.

April - 2018

April2Mon

Easter Monday - College closed.

Easter Monday - College closed.

April3Tue

Early registration starts for returning students...

Early registration starts for returning students in University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses for fall 2018 and winter 2019 semesters.

April20Fri

Last day of classes for the winter 2018 semester...

Last day of classes for the winter 2018 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses.

April23Mon

Examination period starts for the winter 2018...

Examination period starts for the winter 2018 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses. 

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

Registration starts for new students for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses for the fall 2018 and winter 2019 semesters.
 

May - 2018

May1Tue

Examination period ends.

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

May2Wed

Orientation starts for new international students.

Orientation starts for new international students (May 2-4).

ELP Placement Testing.

May7Mon

Start of Spring 2018 semester.

Start of Spring 2018 semester. Classes commence on various advertised dates during this period.

Spring/Summer 2018 semester starts for ELP students.
 

May21Mon

Victoria Day - statutory holiday - College Closed.

Victoria Day - statutory holiday - College Closed.

May22Tue

Last day for clearing of an ‘N’ grade.

Last day for clearing of an ‘N’ grade assigned for the winter 2018 semester courses

June - 2018

June8Fri

College Graduation Ceremony.

This year's Convocation Ceremony is held on June 8, 2018. Learn more at the College Graduation web site.

July - 2018

July1Sun

Canada Day - statutory holiday - College Closed

Canada Day - statutory holiday - College Closed

July2Mon

Canada Day (observed) - College closed.

Canada Day (observed) - College closed.

August - 2018

August6Mon

BC Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

BC Day–statutory holiday - College closed.

August17Fri

Spring/Summer 2018 semester ends for ELP students.

Spring/Summer 2018 semester ends for ELP students.

Tuition fees due for fall 2018 University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses.

August27Mon

Orientation for new international students.

Orientation starts for new international students (Aug 27-31).

August29Wed

ELP Placement Testing.

ELP Placement Testing.

September - 2018

September3Mon

Labour Day–statutory holiday

Labour Day–statutory holiday - College closed!

September4Tue

Orientation Day:

Orientation Day: Program orientations, seminars and Student Life activities.

Attendance is required.

September5Wed

Start of classes...

Start of classes for University Studies, Career/Technical, ELP, Trades, and Vocational programs, as well as UACE semestered courses. Trades students, please check with Enrolment Services for the start and end dates of your program.

First registration start date for Fall 2018 UACE Directed Studies courses.

September19Wed

Last day for late registration ...

Last day for late registration for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as UACE (semestered) courses.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from Fall 2018 semester courses in University Studies, Career/Technical, and UACE (semestered) without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the Fall 2018 semester with a 75% refund of tuition fees.

October - 2018

October3Wed

Last day for the Fall Semester to officially withdraw...

Last day to officially withdraw from the Fall 2018 semester with a 50% refund of tuition fees.

October8Mon

Thanksgiving Day – statutory holiday

Thanksgiving Day – statutory holiday - College closed!

November - 2018

November1Thu

Applications for early admissions...

Applications for early admissions to the 2019-2020 academic year opens.

November9Fri

Last day to officially withdraw...

Last day to officially withdraw from Fall 2018 semester courses in University Studies, Career/Technical, and UACE (semestered). A ‘W’ grade will normally not be assigned after this date. Non-attendance does not constitute withdrawal and will normally result in the assignment of an ‘F’ grade.

Last day to change credit or audit course registration status.

November11Sun

Remembrance Day – statutory holiday

Remembrance Day – statutory holiday.

November12Mon

Remembrance Day – (observed)

Remembrance Day – (observed) - College closed!

November16Fri

Tuition fees due for Winter 2019

Tuition fees due for Winter 2019 University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as UACE (semestered) courses.

November26Mon

Last day to register for Fall 2018 UACE Directed Studies

Last day to register for Fall 2018 UACE Directed Studies courses.

December - 2018

December7Fri

Last day of classes for the Fall Semester...

Last day of classes for the Fall 2018 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as UACE (semestered) courses.

December8Sat

Examination period starts...

Examination period starts for the Fall 2018 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as UACE (semestered) courses.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

December14Fri

Last day of Fall Semester classes for Trades and Vocational programs

Last day of Fall 2018 semester classes for Trades and Vocational programs.

December17Mon

Examination period ends

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

December21Fri

Last day of Fall 2018 semester classes for ...

Last day of Fall 2018 semester classes for Certified Dental Assistant program, Health Care Assistant program, Practical Nursing program and Office Administration program.

December25Tue

Christmas Day - statutory holiday (College closed)

Christmas Day - statutory holiday (College closed)

December26Wed

Boxing Day - statutory holiday (College closed)

Boxing Day - statutory holiday (College closed)

December27Thu

College closed for Christmas break

Dec. 27 - Jan. 1 College closed for Christmas break.

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