Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
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Academic & Related Dates
Spring Term 2011

January, 2011
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, 2011
1 All students can begin to select courses using LORIS, until the deadline date to register.
 
March, 2011
14

Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for spring term.


14 Late registration charge (including Online Learning - formerly distance education). Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date.
 
April, 2011
4 Online learning materials available for pickup for courses beginning in spring
20 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in spring
22 Good Friday, university-observed holiday
30 Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
 
May, 2011
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
2 Co-op work term begins
May 2 - May 8 If you drop/withdraw during this time period, no tuition charge
2 Lectures begin
8 Last day to drop 12-week spring term course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge (students must remain registered in at least one course)
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 classroom courses
15 Last day to add online learning courses and submit an online course form
15 Last 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 27 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)
23 Victoria Day, university-observed holiday
 
June, 2011
Jun 6 - Jun 10 Spring convocation (Waterloo Campus ceremonie)
Jun 21 - Jun 22 Spring convocation (Brantford Campus ceremonies)
27 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)
28 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, 2011
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
25 Make-up Monday class for Victoria Day
26 Lectures end
26 Make-up Friday class for Canada Day
Jul 27 - Jul 28 Study days
 
August, 2011
1 Application to Graduate form and fee due for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
1 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday
Aug 2 - Aug 12 Final examinations - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time 
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
12 Spring term ends
 
September, 2011
2 Co-op work term ends
2 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2011
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