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

January, 2009
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, 2009
13 Late registration charge for spring term; avoid this charge by registering prior to this date
 
April, 2009
10

Good Friday, university-observed holiday, no classes

16 Spring term tuition fees due
 
May, 2009
1 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to be eligible to graduate at spring convocation
1 Final day to cancel spring registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
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
4 Spring term begins
8 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 9 - May 15 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 for late registration and for adding spring term courses
15 Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
May 16 - Jun 29 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
18 Victoria Day, university-observed holiday, no classes
29 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, 2009
3 Spring convocation
5 Final day for MSW students to withdraw without failure from spring term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
29 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
29 Final day for withdrawing without failure from spring term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent) (except MSW)
30 From this date until the end of classes this term, if you withdraw from your program (or in the case of part-time MBA students, if you withdraw from a spring term course), you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
July, 2009
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday, no classes
31 Last day of spring term classes (see August 4 and 5 for make-up class schedule)
 
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
3 Civic Holiday, university-observed holiday; no make-up classes
4 Make-up spring term class for Victoria Day (Monday May 18)
5 Make-up spring term class for Canada Day (Wednesday July 1)
12 Spring term ends
19 Fall term classes begin for full-time MBA students
 
October, 2009
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