Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2006/2007
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Academic & Related Dates
Fall 2006

February, 2006
Feb 27 - Mar 31Confirm your program for fall 2006 / winter 2007 / spring 2007 using LORIS
 
March, 2006
31

Final day to confirm your program for fall 2006 / winter 2007 / spring 2007 using LORIS

 
June, 2006
20

LORIS available for registration for fall 2006 / winter 2007 / spring 2007, ongoing through summer and fall/winter

 
August, 2006
1Final day to submit application for fall convocation (application fee applies)
Aug 2 - Oct 1Application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply)
21Fall term classes begin for full-time MBA students
Aug 22 - Aug 24LORIS is unavailable
25Fall term fees due
25LORIS is available to add/drop fall term 2006 and fall/winter 2006/07 session courses
 
September, 2006
4Labour Day
5Fall term field placements begin for 2nd year full-time and 1st and 3rd year part-time MSW students
6Graduate Studies Orientation for new graduate students
Sep 7 - Sep 8Orientation for incoming students in the Faculty of Social Work and Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
8Final day to cancel fall term 2006 and fall/winter 2006/07 session registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
Sep 8 - Sep 9Orientation for incoming part-time MBA students
11Fall term begins
13Fall term field placements begin for MSW advanced standing students
15Final 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)
22Final day for late registration and for adding fall term 2006 and fall/winter 2006/07 session courses
22Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
29Final 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, 2006
1Final day to submit application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply). No applications will be processed after this date
2Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to be eligible to graduate at fall convocation
Oct 9 - Oct 13Reading Week for Waterloo Lutheran Seminary students
9Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday, no classes
27Fall convocation
 
November, 2006
6Final 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
6Final day for withdrawing without failure from fall term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
7From 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
 
December, 2006
4Last day of classes for MSW students
4Last day of classes for qualifying year students
Dec 7 - Dec 21Final fall term examinations for qualifying year students
8Fall term classes end (see December 11 for make-up class schedule)
11Make-up fall term Monday class for Thanksgiving (Monday October 9)
Dec 14 - Dec 21Examination period for part-time (Waterloo) MBA students
15Field placements end for MSW year 2 and advanced standing students
15Field placements end for MSW year 2 students; advanced standing and some part-time placement students on break
21Fall term ends
Dec 22 - Jan 2University closed