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

February, 2006
Feb 27 - Mar 31 Confirm 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
1 Final day to submit application for fall convocation (application fee applies)
Aug 2 - Oct 1 Application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply)
21 Fall term classes begin for full-time MBA students
Aug 22 - Aug 24 LORIS is unavailable
25 Fall term fees due
25 LORIS is available to add/drop fall term 2006 and fall/winter 2006/07 session courses
September, 2006
4 Labour Day
5 Fall term field placements begin for 2nd year full-time and 1st and 3rd year part-time MSW students
6 Graduate Studies Orientation for new graduate students
Sep 7 - Sep 8 Orientation for incoming students in the Faculty of Social Work and Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
8 Final day to cancel fall term 2006 and fall/winter 2006/07 session registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
Sep 8 - Sep 9 Orientation for incoming part-time MBA students
11 Fall term begins
13 Fall term field placements begin for MSW advanced standing students
15 Final 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)
22 Final day for late registration and for adding fall term 2006 and fall/winter 2006/07 session courses
22 Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
29 Final 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
1 Final day to submit application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply). No applications will be processed after this date
2 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
Oct 9 - Oct 13 Reading Week for Waterloo Lutheran Seminary students
9 Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday, no classes
27 Fall convocation
November, 2006
6 Final 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
6 Final day for withdrawing without failure from fall term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
7 From 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
4 Last day of classes for MSW students
4 Last day of classes for qualifying year students
Dec 7 - Dec 21 Final fall term examinations for qualifying year students
8 Fall term classes end (see December 11 for make-up class schedule)
11 Make-up fall term Monday class for Thanksgiving (Monday October 9)
Dec 14 - Dec 21 Examination period for part-time (Waterloo) MBA students
15 Field placements end for MSW year 2 and advanced standing students
15 Field placements end for MSW year 2 students; advanced standing and some part-time placement students on break
21 Fall term ends
Dec 22 - Jan 2 University closed