Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
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Academic & Related Dates
Summer Session 2013

January, 2013
15 All returning students can begin to select courses for Summer Session, using LORIS, until the last day to add courses in the term 
 
March, 2013
20 Last day to register in at least one summer course (only, with no prior Spring or Intersession courses) without the late registration fee (including Online Learning)
21 Late registration fee (including Online Learning) will be applied. Avoid this charge by selecting courses prior to this date
 
April, 2013
8 Online learning materials available for pick-up for courses beginning in summer session
25 Tuition fees due for courses beginning in summer session
30 Centre for Online Learning is closed for year-end inventory. University remains open
 
May, 2013
21 Application deadline for students requiring "Application for Admission" for part-time studies for summer session (not applicable to incoming Letter of Permission students)
 
June, 2013
Jun 5 - Jun 7 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Waterloo Recreation Complex). For details, visit /convocation
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.
Jun 18 - Jun 19 Spring convocation (all ceremonies at Brantford Campus). For details, visit /convocation
 
July, 2013
1 Canada Day, university-observed holiday
Jul 8 - Jul 10 If you drop/withdraw during this time period, no tuition charged
8 Lectures begin
9 Last day to add courses (including classroom and online learning) 
10 Last day to drop summer session course(s) but remain registered with no tuition charge
Jul 11 - Jul 14 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)
14 Last day to drop summer session course(s) or withdraw at 10 percent tuition charge (tuition charge assessed at 10% of course rate)
Jul 15 - Aug 2 If you drop/withdraw from course(s) during this time, 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)
 
August, 2013
1 Last day for submit Application for Graduation form and fee due for fall convocation. See Miscellaneous Fees in the Financial Services chapter
2 Last day to drop summer session course(s) or withdraw without failure and for possible tuition adjustment (tuition charge assessed at 55% of course rate)
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
3 From this day until the last day of lectures in this term, if you drop a summer session course or withdraw, you will receive academic penalty (failure) and are responsible for 100 percent tuition
5 Civic holiday, university-observed holiday, no lectures 
19 Make-up Monday lecture for the Civic Holiday, lectures end
Aug 20 - Aug 21 Study days
Aug 22 - Aug 24 Final examinations - Students are advised not to make travel commitments during this time 
24 Summer Session ends
 
September, 2013
6 Last day to return online learning videotapes, video CDRoms and DVDs for refund
 
October, 2013
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 processed after this date