Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2007/2008
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Academic & Related Dates
Fall 2007

February, 2007
Feb 26 - Apr 13

Confirm your program for fall 2007 / winter 2008 / spring 2008 using LORIS

April, 2007
13

Final day to confirm your program for fall 2007 / winter 2008 / spring 2008 using LORIS

June, 2007
18

LORIS available for registration for fall 2007 / winter 2008 / spring 2008, ongoing through summer and fall/winter

August, 2007
1 Final day to submit application for fall convocation (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
3 Early registration discount ends for fall and fall/winter terms
21 Fall term classes begin for full-time MBA students
23 Fall term fees due
Aug 28 - Aug 30 LORIS is UNAVAILABLE
31 LORIS AVAILABLE to add/drop fall term and fall/winter 2007-2008 courses
September, 2007
3 Labour Day
Sep 4 - Dec 14 Fall term field placements for 2nd year full-time MSW students
5 Graduate Studies Orientation for all new graduate students
Sep 6 - Sep 7 Orientation for incoming students in the Faculty of Social Work and Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
7 Final day to cancel fall term 2007 and fall/winter 2007/08 session registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
7 Orientation for incoming part-time MBA students
10 Fall term begins
Sep 12 - Apr 20 Fall term field placements for MSW advanced standing students
14 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)
Sep 15 - Sep 21 Part-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)
21 Final day for late registration and for adding fall term 2007 and fall/winter 2007/08 session courses
21 Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
28 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, 2007
1 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
1 Final 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
8 Thanksgiving, university-observed holiday, no classes
26 Fall convocation
November, 2007
5 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
5 Final day for withdrawing without failure from fall term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
6 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, 2007
3 Last day of classes for qualifying year students
Dec 3 - Dec 7 Reading Week for Waterloo Lutheran Seminary students
Dec 6 - Dec 20 Final fall term examinations for qualifying year students
7 Fall term classes end (see December 10 for make-up class schedule)
10 Make-up fall term Monday class for Thanksgiving (Monday October 8)
11 Field placements end for MSW year 2 students
Dec 13 - Dec 21 Examination period for part-time (Waterloo) MBA students
20 Fall term ends
Dec 24 - Jan 1 University closed