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

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 applies), refer to Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
 
February, 2009
1

All students can begin to select courses for summer session 2009, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register

 
April, 2009
6 Summer session online learning kits available for pickup
16 Summer session fees due
30 Centre for Online Learning 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.
22 Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for summer session. 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
22 Final day for students for students registered in distance education courses to submit a online learning 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 to add summer session classroom courses
3 Final day to register for summer session online learning courses and submit a distance education form (pick-up of online learning materials at the Waterloo campus only)
6 Final day to drop summer session course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge
Jul 7 - Jul 8 If you drop/withdraw from summer session 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) at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Jul 9 - Jul 30 If you drop/withdraw from summer session 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)
10 Final day to return summer session online learning textbooks for refund
29 Final day to drop first summer session course(s) 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 the term, if you drop a summer session course that began or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
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 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)
13 Summer session classes end 
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 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 chapter. No applications will be processed after this date