Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2009/2010
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring 2010

May, 2009
15 LORIS available for registration for fall 2009 / winter 2010 / spring 2010, ongoing through summer, fall and winter
 
January, 2010
15 Final day to submit application for spring convocation (application fee applies); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Jan 16 - May 1 Application for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
 
March, 2010
15 Late registration charge for spring term; avoid this charge by registering prior to this date
 
April, 2010
2 Good Friday, university-observed holiday
22 Spring term tuition fees due
 
May, 2010
1 Final day to submit application for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs. No applications will be processed after this date
2 Final day to cancel spring term registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
3

Spring term begins

3

Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper (where applicable) to Graduate Studies Office to be eligible to graduate at spring convocation.Students in course-only degrees must have completed all required coursework by this date to be eligible to graduate at spring convocation.

9 Final day to drop spring term course(s) with no tuition charge but remain registered (students must remain registered in at least one course) (part-time MBA students only)
May 10 - May 16 Part-time MBA students who drop any course(s) in this timeframe (even if replaced with another course or courses) will be assessed 10% of the tuition fee for the dropped course(s)
16 Final day to withdraw from the university at 10 percent tuition charge
16 Final day for late registration and for adding spring term courses
May 17 - Jun 28 If you withdraw from a course (or courses) (part-time MBA students) or from your graduate program (all graduate students) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition
24

Victoria Day, university-observed holiday, no classes

31 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive full refund of spring term fees
 
June, 2010
7 Spring convocation (tentative)
28 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive partial refund (45 percent) of spring term tuition fee
28 Final day for withdrawing without failure from spring term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55%)
29 From this date until the end of classes this term, if you drop a spring term course (part-time Waterloo MBA students only) or withdraw from your program, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
July, 2010
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday, no classes
30 Last day of spring term classes (see August 3 and 4 for make-up class schedule)
 
August, 2010
1 Final day to submit application for fall convocation (application fee applies); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Aug 2 - Oct 1 Application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
2 Civic Holiday, university-observed holiday
3 Make-up spring term Monday class for Victoria Day (Monday May 24)
4 Make-up spring term Tuesday class for Canada Day (Thursday July 1)
13 Spring term ends
18 Fall term classes begin for full-time MBA students
 
October, 2010
1 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to be eligible to graduate at fall convocation
1 Final day to submit application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs. No applications will be processed after this date