Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2009/2010
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term 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 using LORIS, until the deadline date to register.
 
March, 2009
13 Late registration charge (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
20 Online Learning Courses - Last day to request required materials for registered courses to be shipped at no charge. Shipping charges apply after this date.
27

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.

 
April, 2009
6 Online learning materials available for pickup for courses beginning in spring
10 Good Friday, university-observed holiday
16 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in spring
30Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
 
May, 2009
1 Last day to cancel spring term registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
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 processed after this date
4 Co-op work term begins
4 Spring term lectures begin
8Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge
May 9 - May 15 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
15 Last day to add online learning courses and submit an online course form (pick-up of online course materials at the Waterloo campus only)
15 Last day to add spring classroom courses
15 Last day to return online learning textbooks for refund
15Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
May 16 - Jun 29 If 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)
18 Victoria Day, university-observed holiday
 
June, 2009
Jun 3 - Jun 5 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus)
10 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus)
29 Last day to drop 12-week spring term 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 12-week spring term course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
July, 2009
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
27 Make-up Monday class for Victoria Day (Monday, May 18)
28 Make-up Wednesday class for Canada Day holiday (Wednesday, July 1)
28Lectures end
Jul 29 - Jul 30 Study days
Jul 31 - Aug 12 Final examinations - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time 
 
August, 2009
1Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
Aug 2 - Oct 1Late 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
12 Spring term ends
28 Co-op work term 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