Undergraduate registration dates & deadlines

Winter Session 2017/2018 

UVic's Winter Session is made up of two terms that start and end on the dates outlined below. Check the information below to ensure you use the dates specific for each term. 

Law and graduate students, see the Academic Calendar for dates unique to your programs. UVic maintains a ten-year schedule of future sessional calendar dates.

Term Classes start Classes end Course drop
100% refund
Last day to add Fee payment deadline Course drop
50% refund
Academic drop
no refund
Exams
1st term
Fall 2017
Sep 6 Dec 1 Sep 19 Sep 22 Sep 30 Oct 10 Oct 31 Dec 4-18
2nd term
Spring 2018
Jan 3 Apr 6 Jan 16 Jan 19 Jan 31 Feb 6 Feb 28 Apr 9-24

Winter non-standard deadline dates

Not all classes follow the dates listed here


Summer 2017 Session

UVic's Summer session is made up of seven terms that start and end on the dates outlined below. Since each term is slightly different, the fee reduction and academic drop deadlines vary. Check the information below to ensure you use the dates specific for your courses.

Law and graduate students, see the Academic Calendar for dates unique to your programs. UVic maintains a ten-year schedule of future sessional calendar dates.

Term Classes start Classes end Course drop
100% refund
Last day to add classes Course drop
50% refund
Academic drop
no refund
1 May 1 July 28 May 13 May 13 June 3 June 28
2 May 8 June 30 May 15 May 15 May 28 June 12
3 July 5 Aug 21 July 11 July 11 July 22 Aug 5
4 May 8 June 7 May 12 May 12 May 19 May 27
5 June 8 June 30 June 10 June 10 June 16 June 22
6 July 5 July 27 July 7 July 7 July 13 July 19
7 July 28 Aug 21 July 31 July 31 Aug 6 Aug 13

Summer tuition and fees

The balance of fees is due by May 31, 2017

  • Any additional fees resulting from subsequent changes in registration are due by the end of the month in which such changes are made.

Summer exam period

For Term 1 classes, Tuesday, August 8 - Friday, August 18, 2017.

  • Examinations for all other summer session courses held in terms 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 are held in class on the day noted on the course syllabus. Final examination dates for these terms are not listed on this website.
  • In the event that a final exam from term 1 conflicts with a regularly scheduled class time (term 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7), students must contact the department and /or the instructor(s) as soon as possible to make alternate arrangements for the final exam (Term 1).

Summer non-standard deadline dates

Not all classes follow the dates listed here


More information on academic drop dates

Each term has one add courses deadline and three different course drop deadlines which can impact your tuition fees and academic record.

Add/drop deadlines can be found in the current academic calendar, under "General Information", "Academic Year Important Dates". Please make sure you are checking the current calendar.

Last day to add classes

  • The last day to register for courses in the current term via "Add or Drop Courses" on My page.
  • After this date, online registration is closed and you will need to request departmental permission to add the course in the current term.

Course drop - 100% refund

  • If you drop a course on or before this date, you will not be charged any tuition for the course.
  • After this date you will be charged 50% of tuition for it. 

Course drop - 50% refund

  • If you drop a course before or on this date you will be charged 50% of tuition.
  • After this date you may still drop a course, but you will be charged 100% of tuition for it. 

Academic drop date

  • The last day for dropping courses without penalty of failure.
  • If you drop a course on or before the academic drop deadline, but after the course drop deadline for 50% tuition reduction, you will be charged 100% of tuition for that course.
  • The dropped course will be removed from your academic record/transcript.
  • After this date, courses can only be dropped if you are eligible for academic concession.

An appeal for fee reduction can be submitted if exceptional circumstances have not permitted you to drop a course before any of the tuition deadlines.