Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2010/2011
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Academic & Related Dates
Fall 2010

May, 2010
15LORIS available for registration for fall 2010 / winter 2011 / spring 2011, ongoing through summer, fall and winter
 
July, 2010
19Late registration charge for fall and fall/winter terms; avoid this charge by registering prior to this date
 
August, 2010
1Application to Graduate form and fee due for Fall Convocation without penalty (application fee applies); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Fall Convocation; see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
18Fall term classes begin for full-time MBA students
26Fall term tuition fees due
 
September, 2010
6Labour Day, university-observed holiday
8Graduate Studies Orientation for all new graduate students
13Fall term begins
Sep 13 - Sep 19Withdrawing from all courses and graduate program (appropriate paperwork is required) during this time period, there is no tuition charge
19Final day to drop fall and fall/winter course(s) with no tuition charge but remain registered (students must remain registered in at least one course) (part-time MBA students only)
Sep 20 - Sep 26Part-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)
26Final day for late registration and for adding fall term 2010 and fall/winter 2010/11 session courses
26Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
Sep 27 - Nov 8If 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
30Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive full refund of fall term fees
 
October, 2010
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 forms will be accepted after this date
11Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday
29Fall convocation
 
November, 2010
8Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive partial refund (45 percent) of fall term tuition fee
8Final day for withdrawing without failure from fall term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
9From this date until the end of this term, if you withdraw from your classes or program, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
December, 2010
6Last day of classes for qualifying year (undergraduate) students
Dec 9 - Dec 22Final fall term examinations for qualifying year (undergraduate) students (qualifying year students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time)
13Fall term classes end
13Make-up Monday classs for Thanksgiving
Dec 16 - Dec 22Examination period for Waterloo MBA students
22Fall term ends
Dec 24 - Jan 3University closed; winter term begins Tuesday January 4, 2011