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

May, 2009
15 LORIS available for registration for fall 2009 / winter 2010 / spring 2010, ongoing through summer, fall and winter
 
August, 2009
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
 
October, 2009
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
 
November, 2009
16 Late registration charge for winter term; avoid this charge by registering prior to this date
 
December, 2009
17

Winter term tuition fees due

 
January, 2010
3 Final day to cancel winter 2010 session registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
4 Winter term begins
10 Final day to drop winter term course(s) with no tuition charge but remain registered (students must remain registered in at least one course) (part-time MBA students only)
Jan 11 - Jan 17 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)
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
17 Final day for late registration and for adding winter term 2010 courses
17 Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
Jan 18 - Mar 7 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
29 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive full refund of winter term fees
 
February, 2010
15 Family Day, university-observed holiday
Feb 15 - Feb 19 Reading Week, no classes
 
March, 2010
5 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive partial refund (45 percent) of winter term tuition fee
7 Final day for withdrawing without failure from winter term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
8 From this date until the end of classes this term, if you withdraw from your program, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
April, 2010
2 Good Friday, university-observed holiday, no classes or examinations
5 Last day of classes for qualifying year (undergraduate) students
Apr 8 - Apr 27 Final fall/winter session and winter term examinations for qualifying year (undergraduate) students (qualifying-year students are advised not to make commitment during this time (i.e., vacation)).
9 Winter term and fall/winter session classes end (see April 12 for make-up class schedule)
12 Make-up winter term Friday class for Good Friday (Friday April 2)
27 Winter term and fall/winter session ends
 
May, 2010
1 Fiinal 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
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.
 
June, 2010
7 Spring convocation
 
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