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

March, 2011
Mar 1 - Apr 28 Academic Program Counselling period for fall and winter
Mar 1 - Apr 28 Declare your honours specialization or program change needed to access LORIS during the summer to register for courses for fall and winter.
 
April, 2011
28 Last day to declare an honours specialization or make a program change, using LORIS
 
May, 2011
1 New Year 1 students –  access to LORIS for fall and winter course selection begins at 6:00 p.m.
1 Part-Time Laurier students - deadline to request transfer to full-time studies 
1 Last day to apply for transfer 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, 2011
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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 at 6:00 p.m.
Brantford Campus at 8:00 p.m.

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Year 4 and 5 (honours only):

Faculty of Music and Faculty of Science at 6:00 p.m.
School of Business & Economics at 8:00 p.m.

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Year 3:

Faculty of Arts at 6:00 p.m.
Brantford Campus at 8:00 p.m.

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Year 3:

Faculty Music and Faculty of Science at 6:00 p.m.
School of Business & Economics at 8:00 p.m.

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Year 2:

Faculty of Arts at 6:00 p.m.
Brantford Campus at 8:00 p.m.

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Year 2:

Faculty of Music and Faculty of Science at 6:00 p.m.
School of Business & Economics at 8:00 p.m.

29 All Other Continuing Students, All Faculties (including Diplomas, Unclassified, Post-Degree and Returning Year 1) at 12:01 a.m.
30 For fall and winter registration, some course major/program restrictions now removed.
 
July, 2011
19 Application 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, 2011
1 Application to Graduate form and fee due for Fall Convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter.
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.
8 Online Learning course materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in fall and fall/winter (full-year) courses.
12 Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term.
25 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in fall.
 
September, 2011
5 Labour Day, university-observed holiday.
Sep 5 - Sep 9 Orientation Week (O-Week) for incoming New Year 1 students.
6 Co-op work term begins.
12 Fall term and full-year lectures begin.
Sep 12 - Sep 18 Withdrawing from all courses during this time period, there is no tuition charge.
14 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 12 but remain registered with no tuition charge.
Sep 15 - Sep 18 If you drop/withdraw from 6-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).
18 Last day to add first 6-week course(s) which began September 12.
18 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 12 at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate).
Sep 19 - Sep 25 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).
Sep 19 - Oct 7 If you drop/withdraw from 6-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).
19 Last day for Year 2 students to apply to co-op options in Arts, Science and the School of Business & Economics.
25 Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses (including second 6-week courses beginning October 25).
25 Last day to add online learning courses.
25 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 26 - Nov 7 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, 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 forms will be accepted after this date.
7 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 12 without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate).
8 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 12 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition.
10 Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday.
24 First 6-week course(s) that began September 12 end.
25 Second 6-week courses begin.
27 Last day to drop second 6-week courses which began October 25 but remain registered with no tuition charge.
28 Fall convocation (Waterloo Campus ceremonies).
Oct 28 - Oct 31 If you drop/withdraw from second 6-week course(s) (that began October 25) during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assesses at 10% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees).
31 Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) (began October 25) at 10% tuition (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate).
 
November, 2011
Nov 1 - Nov 21 If you drop/withdraw from 6-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).
7 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).
8 From this date until the end of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week fall term course that began September 12 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition.
21 Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) which began October 25 without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate).
22 From this date until the last day of second 6-week classes in this term, if you drop a second 6-week fall term course that began October 25 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition.
 
December, 2011
5 Lectures end.
5 Make-up Monday lecture for Thanksgiving.
Dec 6 - Dec 7 Study period
Dec 8 - Dec 21 Final examination period - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time period.
21 Fall term ends.
21 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund.
Dec 23 - Jan 2 University closed
30 Co-op work term ends