Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
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Academic & Related Dates
Summer Session 2009

January, 2009
15 Application to Graduate form and fee due for spring convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Jan 16 - May 1 Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for spring convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
 
February, 2009
1 All students can begin to select courses for summer session, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register.
 
April, 2009
6 Online learning materials available for pickup for courses beginning in summer session
16 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in summer session 
30Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
 
May, 2009
1 Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for spring convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be accepted after this date
22 Online Learning Courses - Last day to request required materials for registered courses to be shipped at no charge. Shipping charges apply after date.
22 Late registration charge (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
22

Application deadline for students requiring admission for part-time studies.

Online Learning Students - registrations received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term

 
June, 2009
Jun 3 - Jun 5 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus)
10 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus)
30 Last day to cancel summer session registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
 
July, 2009
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
2 Summer session lectures begin
3 Last day add online learning courses and submit an online course form (pick-up of online learning materials at the Waterloo campus only)
3Last day to add summer session classroom courses
6 Last day to drop summer session course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge
Jul 7 - Jul 8 If you drop/withdraw from course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 10% tuition (assessed at 10% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and or Fees)
8 Last day to drop summer session course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Jul 9 - Jul 29If you drop/withdraw from course(s) during this time period, you are responsible for 55% tuition (assessed at 55% of the course rate, refer to the Schedule of Tuition Charges for Cancellation/Drop/Withdrawal and/or Fees
10 Last day to return online learning textbooks for refund
29 Last day to drop summer session course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
30 From this day until the last day of classes in this term, if you drop a summer session course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
August, 2009
1 Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Aug 2 - Oct 1 Late penalty fee applies on Application to Graduate forms received for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
3 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday
13 Make-up Monday lecture for Civic holiday (Monday, August 3. Summer session classes end.
Aug 14 - Aug 17 Summer session study period
Aug 18 - Aug 20 Final examinations - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time 
20 Summer session ends
 
September, 2009
4 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2009
1 Last day to submit Application to Graduate form (fee and penalty fee apply) for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter. No applications will be accepted after this date