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
1 New 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

16 Year 4 and 5 (honours only) - Faculty of Science and Business and Economics students
18 Year 3 - Faculty of Music, Faculty of Arts and Brantfrod Campus students
19 Year 3 - Faculty of Science and Business and Economics students
23 Year 2 - Faculty of Music, Faculty of Arts and Brantford Campus students
24 Year 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
1 Application 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 1 Late 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
1 Last 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
16 Late registration charge - winter term (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
20 Online 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
1 Online 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

17 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in winter
 
January, 2010
3 Last day for complete cancellation of course registration with no charge
4 Winter term lectures begin
10 Last 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 17 If 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)
15 Application to Graduate form and fee due for spring convocation without penalty see Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate calendar
15 Last day to return winter online learning textbooks for refund
Jan 16 - May 1 Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for spring convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate calendar
17 Last day to add winter term classroom courses
17 Last 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)
17 Last 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
15 Family Day, university-observed holiday
Feb 15 - Feb 19 Reading week, no lectures
 
March, 2010
Mar 1 - Apr 30 Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter
Mar 1 - Apr 30 Declare your honours specialization or program change needed to access LORIS during the summr to register for courses for fall and winter
7 Last 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 5 From 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
2 Good Friday, University-observed holiday, no lectures
5 Make-up Friday lecture for Good Friday (Friday, April 2) is Monday April 5
5 Winter term and full-year lectures end
Apr 6 - Apr 7 Winter term and full-year course study period
Apr 8 - Apr 27 Final examinations (winter term and full-year courses) - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time
26 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
27 Winter term ends
30 Centre for Online Learning closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
30 Last day to declare an honours specialization or to make a program change
 
May, 2010
1 Last 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 11 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus)
Jun 22 - Jun 23 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus)