Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
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Academic Dates 2008-2009

The following dates are approved for students in the BEd program of the Faculty of Education only. Dates are subject to change pending Senate approval.

Fall Term 2008

April 18

Final day to confirm your program through OUAC

June 16

Faculty of Education students begin to register online using LORIS

July 14

Early registration discount ends for fall term and fall/winter terms

August 27-29

LORIS is Unavailable

August 21

Fall term fees due

August 30

LORIS available

August 25 to 29

Professional Learning Camp

September 1

Labour Day

September 2 to October 3

Classes; two days a week in PDS sites

October 13

Thanksgiving Holiday

October 6 to 17

Practicum 1 (9 days)

October 20 to
November 21

Classes; two days a week in PDS sites

November 3

Final day to withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition assessed at 55% of course rate)

November 24 to
December 12

Practicum 2 (15 days)

December 24 to
January 1

University closed

 
Winter Term 2009

January 5 to
February 6

Classes; two days a week in PDS sites

January 15

Final day to submit applications for spring convocation (application fee applies), refer to Fees

February 9 to March 6

Practicum 3 (20 days)

March 6

Final day to withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition assessed at 55% of course rate)

March 16 to March 20

MARCH BREAK

March 23 to April 17

Classes; two days a week in PDS sites

April 10

Good Friday, University closed

April 20 to May 15

Transitional Placement (20 days)

May 1 (Under review)

Final day to submit applications for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply), refer to Fees. No applications will be processed after this date

May 19 to May 22

Professional Learning Camp

June 3 to 5

Spring Convocation