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

May, 2010
1Fiinal 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 to Graduate Studies Office to be eligible to graduate at spring convocation.
15LORIS available for registration for fall 2010 / winter 2011 / spring 2011, ongoing through summer, fall and winter
 
June, 2010
7 Spring convocation (tentative)
 
August, 2010
1 Final day to submit application for fall convocation (application fee applies); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
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 1 Application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply); 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
 
October, 2010
1Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for Fall Convocation; see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs. No applications will be accepted after this date
 
November, 2010
15Late registration charge for winter term; avoid this charge by registering prior to this date
 
December, 2010
16

Winter term tuition fees due

 
January, 2011
Jan 4 - Jan 10

Withdrawing from all courses and graduate program (appropriate paperwork is required) during this time period, there is no tuition charge

4Winter term begins
10Final 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 17Part-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)
15Application to Graduate form and fee due for Spring Convocation without penalty); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Jan 16 - May 1Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for Spring Convocation; see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
17Final day for late registration and for adding winter term 2011 courses
17Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
Jan 18 - Mar 7If 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
28Final 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, 2011
21Family Day, university-observed holiday
Feb 21 - Feb 25Reading Week, no classes
 
March, 2011
7Final 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
7Final day for withdrawing without failure from winter term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
8From this date until the end of this term, if you withdraw from your program, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
April, 2011
4Last day of classes for qualifying year (undergraduate) students
Apr 7 - Apr 28Final fall/winter session and winter term examinations for qualifying year (undergraduate) students (qualifying-year students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time)
11Winter term and fall/winter session classes end
22Good Friday, university-observed holiday
28Winter term and fall/winter session ends