Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Fall/Winter 2009-2010
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Academic & Related Dates
Fall Term

March, 2009
Mar 1 - Apr 29Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter
Mar 1 - Apr 29Declare your honours specialization or program change needed to access LORIS during the summer to register for courses for fall and winter.
 
April, 2009
29Last day to declare an honours specialization or make a program change
 
May, 2009
1

New Year 1 students - access to LORIS for fall and winter course selection begins

1Part-Time Laurier students - deadline to request transfer to full-time studies
 
June, 2009
15

UPPER YEAR STUDENTS ACCESS TO LORIS BEGINS FOR FALL AND WINTER COURSE SELECTION. ACCESS OPEN UNTIL LAST DAY TO ADD COURSES IN THE APPLICABLE TERM.

Year 4 and 5 (honours only) - Faculty of Music, Faculty of Arts and Brantford Campus students

16Year 4 and 5 (honours only) - Faculty of Science and Business and Economics students
18

Year 3 - Faculty of Music, Faculty of Arts and Brantford Campus students

19Year 3 - Faculty of Science and Business and Economics students
23Year 2 - Faculty of Music, Faculty of Arts and Brantford Campus students
24Year 2 - Faculty of Science and Business and Economics students
26All Other continuing students (including Diploma, Unclassified, Post-degree and Returning Year 1)
 
July, 2009
13Late registration charge (including Online Learning - formerly Distance Education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
31Online Learning courses - last day to submit a term form requesting required materials for registered courses to be shipped at no charge. Shipping charges apply after this date.
 
August, 2009
1Application to Graduate form and fee due for Fall Convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter of the Undergraduate Calendar
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Fall Convocation. See Miscellaneous Feesin the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate Calendar
7Registrations for online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term.
10Online Learning course materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in fall
27Tuition fees due for courses beginning in fall
 
September, 2009
7Labour Day
13Last day for complete cancellation of fall and fall/winter course registration with no charge
14Fall term and full-year lectures begin
20Last day to drop 12-week and full-year courses, but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
25Last day to return fall and full-year course online learning textbooks for refund
27If 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 in the Undergraduate Calendar)
27Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses
27Last day to add onilne learning courses and submit an online learning term form (pick-up of materials at the Waterloo campus only)
27Late day to drop 12-week and full-year course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Sep 28 - Nov 955% tuition penalty assessed at the course rate for courses dropped after this date. See the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees in the Undergraduate Calendar)
 
October, 2009
1Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate Calendar. No forms will be accepted after this date
12Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday
30Fall convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus)
 
November, 2009
9Late day to drop course(s) or withdraw from 12-week course(s) without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assesed at 55% of course rate)
10From this date until the end of classes in this term, if your drop a 12-week fall term course that began September 14, or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
December, 2009
7Lectures end
7Make-up Monday lecture for Thanksgiving (Monday, October 12)
Dec 8 - Dec 9Study period
Dec 10 - Dec 22Final examination period - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time period
22Fall term ends
23Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
Dec 25 - Jan 3University closed