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

June, 2013
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UPPER YEAR Students access to LORIS begins for fall and winter course selection. Access open until the 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):

Faculty of Science and Faculty of Music @ 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.
20

Year 3:

Faculty of Science and Faculty of Music @ 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:

Faculty of Science and Faculty of Music & 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 (including 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)
 
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
 
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 applications will be accepted after this date
 
November, 2013
11 Last day to register in at least one winter course without the late registration fee (including Online Learning)
12 Late registration fee (including online learning) will be applied. Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
15 Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for winter term (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)
 
December, 2013
2 Online learning materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in winter
8 Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term.
16 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in winter
 
January, 2014
Jan 6 - Jan 12 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week courses during this time period, no tuition charged
6 Winter term lectures begin
8 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began January 6, but remain registered with no tuition charge
Jan 9 - Jan 12 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)
12 Last day to add first 6-week courses which began January 6
12 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began January 6 at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Jan 13 - Jan 19 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week course(s) 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)
Jan 13 - Jan 31 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)
15 Application to Graduate form and fee due for spring convocation without penalty see Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Jan 16 - Apr 15 Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for spring convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
19 Last day to add winter term courses (including, classroom, online learning and second 6-week courses beginning February 24)
19 Last day to drop 12-week winter term course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Jan 20 - Mar 7 If you drop/withdraw from 12-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)
31 Last day to drop first 6-week course(s) which began January 6 without failure and for possible  tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
 
February, 2014
1 From this day until the last day of first 6-week classes in the term, if you drop a first 6-week winter term course that began January 6 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
14 First 6-week course(s) which began January 6 end
17 Family Day, university-observed holiday
Feb 17 - Feb 21 Reading week, no lectures
24 Second 6-week courses begin
26 Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) which began February 24, but remain registered with no tuition charge
Feb 27 - Mar 2 If you drop/withdraw from second 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)
 
March, 2014
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
2 Last day to drop second 6-week course(s) which began February 24 at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Mar 3 - May 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 full-year or 12-week winter course(s) without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
8 From this day until the end of classes in this term, if you drop a 12-week winter term course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
21 Last day for dropping second 6-week course(s) which began February 24 without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
22 From this day until the last day of second 6-week classes in this term, if you drop a second six-week winter term course that began February 24 or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
April, 2014
4 Lectures end
Apr 7 - Apr 8 Study days
Apr 9 - Apr 30 Final examinations (winter term and full-year courses) - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time
15 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 forms will be accepted after this date
18 Good Friday, university-observed holiday, no examinations
19 Easter weekend, no examinations
25 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
28 Last day to declare an honours specialization or make a program change
30 Centre for Online Learning closed for year-end inventory until 1 p.m. University remains open
30 Winter term ends
 
June, 2014
Jun 9 - Jun 13 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Recreation Complex). For details, visit /convocation
Jun 16 - Jun 17 Spring convocation (Brantford Campus ceremonies). For details, visit /convocation