Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term 2012

February, 2012
1 All returning students can begin to select courses for Spring, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register
 
March, 2012
12 Last day to register in at least one spring course without the late registration fee (including Online Learning)
13

Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for spring term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)

13 Late registration charge (including Online Learning) will be applied. Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
 
April, 2012
6 Good Friday, university-observed holiday
9 Online learning materials available for pickup for courses beginning in spring
13 Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term
26 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in spring
30 Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
30 Co-op work term begins
 
May, 2012
1 Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for spring convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be processed after this date
May 7 - May 13 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week courses during this time period, no tuition charge
7 Lectures begin
13 Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
May 14 - May 20 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assessed at 10% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees
20 Last day to add courses (including classroom and online learning)
20 Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
May 21 - Jul 2 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at 55% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
21 Victoria Day, university-observed holiday, no spring term lectures
 
June, 2012
Jun 11 - Jun 15 Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus ceremonies). For details, visit /convocation
Jun 19 - Jun 20 Spring convocation (Brantford Campus ceremonies). For details, visit /convocation
 
July, 2012
2 Canada Day, university-observed holiday, no spring term lectures
2 Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
3 From this day until the last day of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week spring term course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
30 Make-up Monday lecture for Victoria Day
31 Make-up Monday class for Canada Day, lectures end
 
August, 2012
1 Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Aug 1 - Aug 2 Study days
Aug 2 - Oct 1 Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Aug 3 - Aug 16 Final examinations - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time. There are no examinations scheduled on the Civic Holiday weekend.
6 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday, no examinations scheduled on the Civic Holiday weekend
16 Spring term ends
31 Co-op work term ends
 
September, 2012
7 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2012
1 Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No forms will be accepted after this date