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

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

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