Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Fall/Winter 2011/2012
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term 2011

January, 2011
15 Application to Graduate form and fee due for spring convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter.
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
 
February, 2011
Feb 1 - Mar 14

All students can begin to select courses using LORIS, until the deadline date to register.

 
March, 2011
14 Applicaton deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for spring term.
14 Late registration charge (including Online Learning). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
 
April, 2011
4 Online Learning course materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in spring.
20 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in fall
22 Good Friday, university-closed holiday
29 Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open.
 
May, 2011
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. No applications will be accepted after this date
2

Srping term lectures begin

2 Co-op work term begins
May 2 - May 8 Withdrawing from all courses during this time period, there is no tuition charge.
8 Last day to drop 12-week courses, but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
May 9 - May 15 If you drop/withdraw from 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
15 Last day to add classroom courses.
15 Last day to add online learning courses and submit an online learning term form
15 Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
May 16 - Jun 27 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)
23 Victoria Day, university-closed holiday
 
June, 2011
Jun 6 - Jun 10 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus)
Jun 21 - Jun 22 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus)
27 Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
28 From this date until the end of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week spring term course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
July, 2011
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
25 Make-up Monday class for Victoria Day
26 Lectures end
26 Make-up Wednesday class for Canada Day
Jul 27 - Jul 28 Study days
 
August, 2011
1 Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
1 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday
Aug 2 - Aug 12 Final examination period - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time period
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
12 Spring term ends
 
September, 2011
2 Co-op work term ends
2 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2011
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. No applications will be accepted after this date