Wilfrid Laurier University Part Time, Online and Continuing Studies Calendar - Fall/Winter 2013/2014
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Academic & Related Dates
Fall Term 2013

March, 2013
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, 2013
28 Last day to declare an honours specialization or make a program change, using LORIS
 
May, 2013
1 Last day to apply for transfer into Year 2 Honours Business, Honours Economics, and Honours Kinesiology. Please complete the Program Selection form. To transfer into Year 2 Honours Music, contact the Faculty of Music
 
June, 2013
1 Faculty of Education –  access to LORIS for  course selection begins at 10:00 a.m.
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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):

Brantford @ 7:00 p.m.

Faculty of Arts @ 10:00 p.m.
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Year 4 and 5 (honours only):

Faculties of Music and Science @ 7:00 p.m.

School of Business & Economics @ 10:00 p.m.
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Year 3:

Brantford @ 7:00 p.m.

Faculty of Arts @ 10:00 p.m.
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Year 3:

Faculties of Music and Science @ 7:00 p.m.

School of Business & Economics @ 10:00 p.m.
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Year 2:

Brantford & Returning Year 1 Students @ 7:00 p.m.

Faculty of Arts & Returning Year 1 Students @ 10:00 p.m.
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Year 2:

Faculties of Music and Science & Returning Year 1 Students @ 7:00 p.m.

School of Business & Economics & Returning Year 1 Students @ 10:00 p.m.
27 All Other Continuing Students, All Faculties (Diploma, Unclassified and Post-Degree) @ 8:00 p.m.
28 For fall and winter registration, some course major/program restrictions now removed @ 12:001:01 a.m. (midnight)
 
July, 2013
22 Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for fall term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)
22 Last day to register in at least one fall course without the late registration fee (including online learning)
23 Late registration fee (including online learning) will be applied. Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
 
August, 2013
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
6 Online learning course materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in fall and fall/winter (full-year) courses
11 Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term
28 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in fall
 
September, 2013
2 Labour Day, university-observed holiday.
Sep 2 - Sep 6 Orientation Week (O-Week) for incoming Year 1 students
9 Fall term and full-year lectures begin
Sep 9 - Sep 15 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, there is no tuition charge
11 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 9 but remain registered with no tuition charge
Sep 12 - Sep 15 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)
15 Last day to add first 6-week course(s) which began September 9
15 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 9 at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Sep 16 - Sep 22 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 16 - Oct 4 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)
22 Last day to add 12-week and full-year courses (including second 6-week courses beginning October 22 and online learning)
22 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 23 - Nov 4 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at the course rate). See the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees)
 
October, 2013
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
4 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began September 9 without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
5 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 9 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
14 Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday.
21 First 6-week course(s) that began September 9 end
22 Second 6-week courses begin
24 Last day to drop second 6-week courses which began October 22 but remain registered with no tuition charge
25 Fall convocation (all ceremonies held in Waterloo). For details, visit /convocation
Oct 25 - Oct 28 If you drop/withdraw from second 6-week course(s) (that began October 22) 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)
28 Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) (began October 22) at 10% tuition (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Oct 29 - Nov 18 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)
 
November, 2013
4 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)
5 From this date until the end of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week fall term course that began September 10 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
18 Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) which began October 22 without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
19 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 22 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
December, 2013
2 Make-up Monday lecture for Thanksgiving, lectures end
Dec 3 - Dec 4 Study days
Dec 5 - Dec 18 Final examination period - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time period
16 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
18 Fall term ends
Dec 24 - Jan 1 University closed