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

January, 2009
15Final day to submit application for spring convocation (application fee applies); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Jan 16 - May 1Application for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
 
March, 2009
13Late registration charge for spring term; avoid this charge by registering prior to this date
 
April, 2009
10

Good Friday, university-observed holiday, no classes

16Spring term tuition fees due
 
May, 2009
1Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to be eligible to graduate at spring convocation
1Final day to cancel spring registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
1Final 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
4Spring term begins
8Final 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 15Part-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)
15Final day for late registration and for adding spring term courses
15Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
May 16 - Jun 29If 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
18Victoria Day, university-observed holiday, no classes
29Final 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
3Spring convocation
5Final day for MSW students to withdraw without failure from spring term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
29Final 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
29Final day for withdrawing without failure from spring term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent) (except MSW)
30From 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
1Canada Day, university-observed holiday, no classes
31Last day of spring term classes (see August 4 and 5 for make-up class schedule)
 
August, 2009
1Final day to submit application for fall convocation (application fee applies); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Aug 2 - Oct 1Application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
3Civic Holiday, university-observed holiday; no make-up classes
4 Make-up spring term class for Victoria Day (Monday May 18)
5Make-up spring term class for Canada Day (Wednesday July 1)
12Spring term ends
19 Fall term classes begin for full-time MBA students
 
October, 2009
1Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to be eligible to graduate at fall convocation
1Final 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