Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
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Academic & Related Dates
Summer Session 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
1All students can begin to select courses for Summer Session 2009, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register.
 
April, 2009
6 Summer session distance education kits available for pick up
16 Summer session 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 applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be processed after this date
22 Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for summer session. 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
22 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.
23 Late registration charge - summer session (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
 
June, 2009
Jun 3 - Jun 5 Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus)
Jun 9 - Jun 10 Spring convocation (Brantford Campus)
30 Final day to cancel summer session registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
 
July, 2009
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
2 Summer session begins
3 Final day for students to register for summer session distance education course(s) and submit a distance education form (pick-up of distance education materials at the Waterloo campus only)
3 Final day to add summer session classroom course(s)
6 Final day to drop summer session course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge
Jul 7 - Jul 8If you drop/withdraw from 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)
8 Final day to drop summer session course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Jul 9 - Jul 30If you drop/withdraw from course(s) during this time, 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)
10 Final day to return summer session distance education textbooks for refund
29 Final day to drop summer session 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 summer session course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
August, 2009
1 Final day for submitting applications for fall convocation (application fee applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Aug 2 - Oct 1 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 summer session classes
13 Make-up Monday summer session class for the Civic Holiday (Monday, August 3)
Aug 14 - Aug 17 Summer session study period
Aug 18 - Aug 20 Final summer session examinations - Students are advised not to make commitments during this time (i.e., vacation)
20 Summer session ends
 
September, 2009
4 Final day to return summer session 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 applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be processed after this date