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

May, 2009
1New Year 1 students - access to LORIS for fall and winter course selection begins
 
June, 2009
15

UPPER YEAR STUDENTS ACCESS TO LORIS BEGINS FOR FALL AND INTER COURSE SELECTION. ACCESS OPEN UNTIL THE 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
18Year 3 - Faculty of Music, Faculty of Arts and Brantfrod 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
26

All other continuing students (including Diplomas, Unclassified, Post-degree and Returning Year 1)

 
August, 2009
1Application to Graduate form and fee due for Fall Convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate calendar
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Fall Convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter 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 of the Undergraduate calendar. No applications will be accepted after this date
 
November, 2009
16Late registration charge - winter term (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
20Online Learning Courses - last day to submit a term form to request required materials for registered courses to be shipped at no charge. Shipping charges apply after this date
 
December, 2009
1Online learning materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in winter
4

Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of term

17Tuition fees due for courses beginning in winter
 
January, 2010
3Last day for complete cancellation of course registration with no charge
4Winter term lectures begin
10Last day to drop 12-week winter term course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
Jan 11 - Jan 17If 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)
15Application to Graduate form and fee due for spring convocation without penalty see Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate calendar
15Last day to return winter online learning textbooks for refund
Jan 16 - May 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for spring convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate calendar
17Last day to add winter term classroom courses
17Last day to add winter term online learning courses and submit an online learning term form (pick-up of online learning materials at the Waterloo campus only)
17Last day to drop 12-week winter term course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition assessed at 10% of course rate)
Jan 18 - Mar 7

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 in the Undergraduate calendar)

 
February, 2010
15Family Day, university-observed holiday
Feb 15 - Feb 19Reading week, no lectures
 
March, 2010
Mar 1 - Apr 30Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter
Mar 1 - Apr 30Declare your honours specialization or program change needed to access LORIS during the summr to register for courses for fall and winter
7Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from full-year or 12-week winter course(s) without failur eand for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charg assessed at 55% of course rate)
Mar 8 - Apr 5From this day until the end of classes in this term, if you drop a full-year or 12-week winter term course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
April, 2010
2Good Friday, University-observed holiday, no lectures
5Make-up Friday lecture for Good Friday (Friday, April 2) is Monday April 5
5Winter term and full-year lectures end
Apr 6 - Apr 7Winter term and full-year course study period
Apr 8 - Apr 27Final examinations (winter term and full-year courses) - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time
26Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
27Winter term ends
30Centre for Online Learning closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
30Last day to declare an honours specialization or to make a program change
 
May, 2010
1Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for spring convocation, see Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate calendar. No forms will be accepted after this date
 
June, 2010
Jun 7 - Jun 11Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus)
Jun 22 - Jun 23Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus)