Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Fall/Winter 2010/2011
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Academic & Related Dates
Fall Term 2010

March, 2010
Mar 1 - Apr 29 Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter
 
April, 2010
9 Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term.
29 Last day to declare an honours specialization or make a program change, using LORIS
 
May, 2010
1 New Year 1 students - access to LORIS for fall and winter course selection begins
1 Part-Time Laurier students - deadline to request transfer to full-time studies
1 Last day to apply for trasfer into Year 2 Honours Business, Honours Economics, and Honours Kinesiology. Please complete the Undergraduate Admission transfer form. To transfer into Year 2 Honours Music, contact the Faculty of Music.
 
June, 2010
Jun 7 - Jun 11 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus)
21

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 Arts

22 Year 4 and 5 (honours only) - Faculty of Science, Faculty of Music, SBE and Brantford Campus students
Jun 22 - Jun 23 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus
23 Year 3 - Faculty of Arts
24 Year 3 - Faculty of Science, Faculty of Music, SBE and Brantford Campus students
28 Year 2 - Faculty of Arts
29 Year 2 - Faculty of Science, Faculty of Music, SBE and Brantford Campus students
30 All Other Continuing Students (including Diploma, Unclassified, Post-degree and Returning Year 1)
 
July, 2010
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
5 For fall and winter registration, some corse major/program restrictions now removed.
19 Applicaton deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for fall term.
19 Late registration charge (including Online Learning). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
 
August, 2010
1 Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter of the Undergraduate Calendar
2 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday
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 of the undergraduate calendar
6 Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term.
9 Online Learning course materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in fall
26 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in fall
 
September, 2010
6

Labour Day, university-observed holiday

13

Fall term and full-year lectures begin

Sep 13 - Sep 19 Withdrawing from all courses during this time period, there is no tuition charge.
19 Last day to drop 12-week courses, but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
Sep 20 - Sep 26 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)
20 Last day for Year 2 students to apply to co-op options in Arts, Science and the School of Business & Economics
26 Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses (including second 6-week courses beginning October 26)
26 Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses (including second 6-week courses beginning October 26)
26 Last day to add online learning courses and submit an online learning term form
26 Last 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 27 - Nov 8 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at the course rate) for courses dropped after this date. See the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
 
October, 2010
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 in the Undergraduate Calendar.  No forms will be accepted after this date
1 Last day to submit Application to Graduate form for fall convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter in the Undergraduate Calendar.
9 From this date until the end of first six-week classes in this term, if you drop a first 6-week fall term course that began September 13 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
11 Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday
29 Fall convocation (Waterloo Campus ceremonies)
 
November, 2010
8 Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from 12-week course(s) without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
9 From this date until the end of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week fall term course that began September 13 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
December, 2010
6 Lectures end
6 Make-up Monday lecture for Thanksgiving
Dec 7 - Dec 8 Study period
Dec 9 - Dec 22 Final examination period - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time period
22 Fall term ends
23 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
Dec 24 - Jan 3 University closed