Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2007/2008
Canadian Excellence

Academic & Related Dates
Winter 2008

June, 2007
18 LORIS available for registration for fall 2007 / winter 2008 / spring 2008, ongoing through summer and fall/winter
 
August, 2007
Aug 2 - Oct 1Application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply)
Aug 28 - Aug 30 LORIS is UNAVAILABLE
28 LORIS is available to add/drop fall/winter 2007/08 session courses
 
October, 2007
1Final day to submit application for fall convocation (late fee and application fee apply). No applications will be processed after this date
 
November, 2007
9Early registration discount ends for winter term
 
December, 2007
13

Winter term fees due

 
January, 2008
4 Final day to cancel winter 2008 registration with no tuition charge (cancellation fee applies)
7 Winter term begins
Jan 8 - Jun 18 Winter term field placements for MSW year 1 students
11 Final day to drop winter term course(s) with no tuition charge but remain registered (students must remain registered in at least one course) (part-time MBA students only)
Jan 12 - Jan 18Part-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)
18 Final day for late registration and for adding winter term 2008 courses
18 Final day to withdraw from the program at 10 percent tuition charge
31 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive full refund of winter term fees
 
February, 2008
1 Final day to submit application for spring convocation (application fee applies); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Feb 2 - May 1 Application for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs
Feb 18 - Feb 22 Reading Week, no classes
22 Heritage Day, university-observed holiday
Feb 25 - Apr 11 Confirm your program for fall 2008 / winter 2009 / spring 2009 using LORIS
 
March, 2008
7 Final day for submitting final (post-defence) copies of dissertation/thesis/research paper to Graduate Studies Office to receive partial refund (45 percent) of winter term tuition fee
7 Final day for withdrawing without failure from winter term courses and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55 percent)
8 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
21 Good Friday, university-observed holiday, no classes
 
April, 2008
7 Last day of classes for qualifying year students
Apr 10 - Apr 29 Final fall/winter session and winter term examinations for qualifying year students
11 Winter term and fall/winter session classes end (see April 14 for make-up class schedule)
11

Final day to confirm your program for fall 2008 / winter 2009 / spring 2009 using LORIS
 

14 Make-up winter term Friday class for Good Friday (Friday March 21)
Apr 17 - Apr 28 Examination period for MBA students (Waterloo campus)
29 Winter term and fall/winter session ends
 
May, 2008
1 Final day to submit application for spring convocation (late fee and application fee apply); see Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees for Graduate Programs. No applications will be processed after this date
 
June, 2008
Jun 4 - Jun 6 Spring convocation
 
August, 2008
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
 
October, 2008
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