Spring 2016 Dates and Deadlines

Not all courses have the same dates and deadlines listed below. Please check back later for the Non-Standard Spring Deadlines.

Spring Term: May 9 to June 15
For classes that run:
6 weeks 1st 3 weeks 2nd 3 weeks
Registration begins February 12 February 12 February 12
Last day for new and former students to apply for admission, readmission or internal transfer (except Open Studies and Graduate Studies students). Check Faculty Admission and Document Deadlines in §12.7 of the University Calendar. March 1 March 1 March 1
Deadline for receipt of documents from new and former students applying for admission/readmission (except for Open Studies students) March 29 March 29 March 29
Last day to apply for Open Studies April 30 April 30 April 30
Enrolment review (class enrolment will be reviewed and decisions made to continue or cancel them) April 14 April 14 April 14
Classes begin (see Note 1) May 9
May 9
May 30
Registration: Last day to add or drop courses (see Notes 1 and 2) May 12
May 12
May 12 (add)
June 2 (delete)
Audit registration accepted May 9-12 May 9-12 May 9-12
Fee payment: Last day for paying fees without penalty May 12
May 12
May 12
Fee refund: 50% refund deadline after which students withdrawing will be assessed full fees (see Note 3) May 24 May 16 June 6
Withdrawal (see Note 4) June 8 May 24 June 10
Classes end (see Note 1) June 15 May 27 June 15
Examinations June 16-17 May 27 June 16-17

Deadlines for 13-week Engineering classes running May 9 - August 5

  • Last day to add/drop courses: May 12
  • 50% refund deadline: May 24
  • Last day to withdraw: July 8


  1. Not all classes have the same dates and deadlines. The add/drop 50% refund and withdrawal deadlines for classes with 'Non-standard start/end dates' can be found by clicking on the link provided for non-standard deadlines at the top of this page. Review these dates prior to the commencement of registration on February 12, 2016.
  2. Last day to add or drop courses. Course drops by this date are deleted from the student record and no fees are assessed. After this date, students must complete a Withdrawal form at their Faculty office to withdraw. Course withdrawals completed after the add/drop deadline will be assessed fees.

    Students wishing to register in 2nd 3 weeks classes or non-standard start/end date classes (see Note 1) cannot add or drop these classes using Bear Tracks. Contact the Teaching Department for assistance.

    For evening courses that do not have a class meeting prior to the add/drop deadline, students may drop or replace that class only through the Teaching Department on the day following the first scheduled class meeting.
  3. Students withdrawing from a course by this date will be assessed 50% of the fees, and receive a grade of "W" (withdrew) on student records. Students withdrawing from a course after this date are assessed full fees.
  4. Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of "W" (withdrew). After this date, students will be assigned a final grade based on course work completed.

Instalment Charges

If you pay all Spring and Summer Term fees by the Spring Term Fee Payment Deadline, you will avoid a $40 instalment charge.

If you choose to pay by term, your Spring Term fees must be paid by the Spring Term Fee Payment Deadline. Your Summer Term fees, plus the $40 instalment charge, are due by the Summer Term Fee Payment Deadline.