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January - 2017

January1Sun

New Year's Day-statutory holiday

New Year's Day-statutory holiday.

January2Mon

New Year’s Day (observed) - College closed.

New Year's Day (observed) - College closed.

January3Tue

Orientation starts for new International students

Orientation for new international students.

ESL Placement Testing.

Orientation Day: Seminars and Student Life activities.

New Students must attend.

January4Wed

Start of day and evening 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 2017 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical Programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses.

First registration start date for winter 2017 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

January18Wed

Last day for late registration.

Last day of late registration for the winter 2017 semester for University Studies, Career/Technical, and ABE semestered programs.

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from winter 2017 semester courses in University Studies, Career/Technical, and ABE semestered programs, without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter 2017 semester with a 75% refund of tuition fees.

January20Fri

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade...

Last day for clearing an ‘N’ grade assigned for fall 2016 semester courses.

February - 2017

February1Wed

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

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter 2017 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

February8Wed

College of the Rockies - Open House

Visit us during our open house on Wednesday, February 8th, 3PM - 6 PM, talk with faculty, staff, and current students; learn about scholarships and awards; take a campus tour; and enter to win prizes (hint: $300 tuition voucher).

February13Mon

BC Family Day – statutory holiday - College Closed

BC Family Day – statutory holiday - College Closed

February20Mon

February 20-24 Spring/Reading Break

February 20-24 Spring/Reading Break. No day or evening classes except for Continuing Education courses and some Vocational and Trades programs.

March - 2017

March17Fri

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

Last day to officially withdraw from the winter 2017 semester courses in University Studies, Career/Technical, and Adult Upgrading (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.

March27Mon

Last day to register for winter Adult Upgrading...

Last day to register for winter 2017 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

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

March31Fri

Fall 2017 priority application processing...

Applications received on or before March 31 for entry into programs starting in fall 2017 receive priority processing.

April - 2017

April3Mon

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 2017 and winter 2018 semesters.

April13Thu

Last day of classes for the winter semester...

Last day of classes for the winter 2017 semester for University Studies, Career/Technical, and Adult Upgrading (semestered) courses.

April14Fri

Good Friday - statutory holiday (College closed)

Good Friday - statutory holiday (College closed)

April15Sat

Easter Weekend - College OPEN

Easter Weekend - College OPEN - Saturday

April16Sun

Easter Weekend - College closed

Easter Weekend - College closed - Sunday

April17Mon

Easter Monday - College closed

Easter Monday - College closed

April18Tue

Examination period starts...

Examination period starts for the winter 2017 semester for University Studies, Career/Technical, and Adult Upgrading (semestered) courses. 

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

April24Mon

Registration starts for new students...

Registration starts for new students for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses for the fall 2017 and winter 2018 semesters.

April25Tue

Examination period ends

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

April26Wed

Orientation - international students

Orientation starts for new international students (Apr 26-28).

ELP Placement Testing.

May - 2017

May1Mon

Start of spring/summer semester.

Start of Spring 2017 semester. Classes commence on various advertised dates during this period.

Spring/Summer 2017 semester starts for ELP students.

May22Mon

Victoria Day - statutory holiday - College closed

Victoria Day - statutory holiday

May23Tue

Last day for the clearing of an 'N' grade

Last day for clearing of an ‘N’ grade assigned for the winter 2017 semester courses.
 

June - 2017

June2Fri

College Graduation Ceremony

This year's Convocation Ceremony is held on June 2, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Learn more at the College Graduation web site.

June5Mon

Last day to withdraw from 2017/SP May-June courses ...

Last day to withdraw from 2017/SP May-June 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.

Also the last day to change credit or audit course registration status for 2017/SP May-June courses.

July - 2017

July1Sat

Canada Day - statutory holiday - College closed

Canada Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

July3Mon

College closed...

College closed in lieu of statutory holiday - Saturday

July7Fri

Last day to withdraw from 2017/SP May-August courses...

Last day to withdraw from 2017/SP May-August 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.

Also the last day to change credit or audit course registration status for 2017/SP May-August courses.

August - 2017

August7Mon

BC Day-statutory holiday (College closed)

BC Day–statutory holiday - College closed.

August11Fri

Spring/Summer semester ends for ELP students

Spring/Summer 2017 semester ends for ELP student.

August18Fri

Tuition fees dues for Fall 2017...

Tuition fees due for fall 2017 University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading (semestered) courses.

August28Mon

Orientation starts for new International students

Orientation starts for new international students (Aug 28-Sep 1).

August30Wed

ESL Placement Testing...

ELP Placement Testing.

September - 2017

September4Mon

Labour Day - statutory holiday - College closed

Labour Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

September5Tue

College Orientation Day

Program orientations, seminars and Student Life activities. 

Attendance is required.

September6Wed

Start of classes...

Start of classes for University Studies, Career/Technical, ELP, Trades, and Vocational programs, as well as Adult Upgrading semestered courses.

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

First registration start date for fall 2017 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

September20Wed

Last day for late registration ...

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

Last day to change courses or officially withdraw from fall 2017 semester courses in University Studies, Career/Technical, and Adult Upgrading (semestered) without dropped courses appearing on the permanent record.

Last day to officially withdraw from the fall 2017 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
 

October - 2017

October4Wed

Last day to officially withdraw from fall 2017 semester courses with a 50% refund.

Last day to officially withdraw from the fall 2017 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

October9Mon

Thanksgiving Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

Thanksgiving Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

November - 2017

November10Fri

Last day to officially withdraw from fall 2017 semester courses...

Last day to officially withdraw from fall 2017 semester courses in University Studies, Career/Technical, and Adult Upgrading (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.

November11Sat

Remembrance Day - statutory holiday - (College closed).

Remembrance Day - statutory holiday.

November13Mon

Remembrance Day (observed) - College closed.

Remembrance Day (observed) - College closed.

November17Fri

Tuition fees due for winter 2018 ...

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

November27Mon

Last day to register for fall 2017 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

Last day to register for fall 2017 Adult Upgrading directed studies courses.

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

December - 2017

December8Fri

Last day of classes for the fall 2017 semester...

Last day of classes for the fall 2017 semester for University Studies and Career/Technical programs, as well as Adult Upgrading (semestered) courses.

December9Sat

Examination period starts for the fall 2017 semester...

Examination period starts for the fall 2017 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.

December15Fri

Last day of fall 2017 semester classes for Trades and Vocational programs.

Last day of fall 2017 semester classes for Trades and Vocational programs.

December16Sat

Examination period ends.

Examination period ends.

Do not arrange to travel until after the examination period.

December25Mon

Christmas Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

Christmas Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

December26Tue

Boxing Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

Boxing Day - statutory holiday - College closed.

December27Wed

Christmas Break (Dec 27-Jan 1) - College closed.

Christmas Break (Dec 27-Jan 1) - College closed.

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