Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term 2009

January, 2009
15 Final day to submit applications for spring convocation (application fee applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Jan 16 - May 1 Applications for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
 
February, 2009
1 All students can begin to select courses for Spring 2009, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register.
 
March, 2009
13 Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for spring term. Distance education students are encouraged to register early. Eligible registrations received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term. Courses may also be cancelled or closed
14 Late registration charge - spring term (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
20 Final day for students registered in distance education courses to submit a distance education form requesting the required materials for those courses to be shipped at no charge. Shipping charges apply after this date.
 
April, 2009
6 Spring term distance education kits available for pickup
10 Good Friday, university-observed holiday
16 Spring term fees due
30 Distance Education Office is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
 
May, 2009
1 Currently Under Review - Final day to submit applications for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be processed after this date
1 Final day to cancel spring term registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
4 Co-op students' spring work term begins
4 Spring term begins
8 Final day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge
May 9 - May 15 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)
15 Final day to add spring term classroom courses
15 Final day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
15 Final day to register for spring term distance education course(s) and submit a distance education form (pick-up of distance education materials at the Waterloo campus only)
15 Final day to return spring term distance education textbooks for refund
May 16 - Jun 29 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)
18 Victoria Day, university-observed holiday, no spring term classes
 
June, 2009
Jun 3 - Jun 5 Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus)
Jun 9 - Jun 10 Spring convocation (Brantford Campus)
29 Final 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)
30 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
 
July, 2009
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday, no spring term classes
27 Make-up spring term Monday class for Victoria Day (Monday, May 18)
28 Make-up Wednesday class for university-observed Canada Day holiday (Wednesday, July 1)
28 Spring term classes end
Jul 29 - Jul 30 Spring term study period
Jul 31 - Aug 12 Final spring term examinations - Students are advised not to make commitments during this time (i.e., vacation
 
August, 2009
1 Final day to submit applications for fall convocation (application fee applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter.
Aug 2 - Oct 1 Final day to submit applications for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
3 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday, no spring term examinations
12 Spring term ends
28 Co-op students' spring work term ends
 
September, 2009
4 Final day to return spring term distance education videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2009
1 Final day to submit applications for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be processed after this date