Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Spring 2009
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term

January, 2009
15 Final day to submit applications for spring convocation (application fee applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services section
Jan 16 - May 1 Applications for spring convocation (late fee and application fee applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Course Costs section
 
February, 2009
1 All students can begin to select courses for intersession 2009, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register
1 All students can begin to select courses for Spring 2009, usng 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. Online learning 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 online learning courses to submit a Online Learning term 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 online learning kits available for pickup
10

Good Friday, university-observed holiday

16 Spring term fees due
30

Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open

 
May, 2009
1 Final day to cancel spring term registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
1 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
4 Spring term begins
8 Final day to drop 12-week spring term courses but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
May 9 - May 15 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) curing 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 online learning courses and submit an Online Learning term form (pick-up of online learning materials at the Waterloo campus only)
15 Final day to return spring term online learning 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
1 FInal day to drop intersession course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
Jun 3 - Jun 5 Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus)
Jun 9 - Jun 10 Spring convocation (Brantford Campus)
15

Make-up intersesion Monday class for Victoria Day (Monday, May 18)

29 Final day to drop 12-week spring course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charged assessed at 55% of course rate)
30 From this date 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 Makeup spring term Monday class for Victoria Day (Monday, May 18)
28 Make-up spring term Wednesday class for Canada Day (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 section
Aug 2 - Oct 1 Applications for fall convocation (late fee and application fee applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services section
3 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday, no spring term examinations
12

Spring term ends

 
September, 2009
4 Final day to return spring term online learning 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 section. No applications will be processed after this date