Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term 2010

January, 2010
15 Last day to submit Application to Graduate form 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, 2010
1 All students can begin to select courses for Spring, using LORIS, until the deadline date to register
 
March, 2010
15 Late registration charge (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
15Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for spring term.
 
April, 2010
2 Good Friday, university-observed holiday
5 Online Learning materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in Spring
9 Registrations in online learning courses received after this date will not be guaranteed for delivery of materials prior to the beginning of the term
22 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in spring
30 Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
 
May, 2010
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 forms will be accepted after this date
3 Co-op work term begins
3 Lectures begin
May 3 - May 9Withdrawing from all courses during this time period, no tuition charged
9 Last day to drop 12-week course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge
May 10 - May 16 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week 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)
16 Last day to add classroom courses
16 Last day to add for spring term online learning course(s) and submit an online learning term form (pick-up of online learning materials at the Waterloo campus only)
16Last day to drop 12-week course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
May 17 - Jun 28 If you drop/withdraw from 12-week 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)
24 Victoria Day, university-observed holiday, no spring term classes
 
June, 2010
Jun 7 - Jun 11Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Campus). For details visit, www.wlu.ca/convocation
23Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus). For details, visit www.wlu.ca/convocation
28Last day to drop 12-week course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
Jun 29 - Jul 27 From this day until the last day of lectures in this term, if you drop a 12-week course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
 
July, 2010
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
26 Make-up Monday lecture for Victoria Day 
27 Make-up Thursday lecture for Canada Day
27Lectures end
Jul 28 - Jul 29Study period
 
August, 2010
1 Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation without penalty. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
2 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday
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
Aug 3 - Aug 13 Final examinations - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time
13 Spring term ends
 
September, 2010
3 Co-op work term ends
3Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2010
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 forms will be accepted after this date