Undergraduate registration dates & deadlines

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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Classes begin May 1 May 8 July 5 May 8 June 8 July 5 July 28

Course drop
(100% fee reduction)

May 13 May 15 July 11 May 12 June 10 July 7 July 31

Last day to add classes

May 13 May 15 July 11 May 12 June 10 July 7 July 31
Fee payment deadline May 31 May 31 May 31 May 31 May 31 May 31 May 31

Course drop
(50% fee reduction)

June 3 May 28 July 22 May 19 June 16 July 13 August 6

Academic drop
(no fee reduction)

June 28 June 12 August 5 May 27 June 22 July 19 August 13
Classes end July 28 June 30 August 21 June 7 June 30 July 27 August 21
Examinations August
8-18
-----------------------noted in syllabus-----------------------

Summer non-standard deadline dates

Not all classes follow the dates listed here; check the Summer non-standard deadline dates.


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 First term (Fall 2017) Second term (Spring 2018)
Classes begin September 6 January 3

Course drop
(100% fee reduction)

September 19 January 16
Last day to add classes September 22 January 19
Fee payment deadline September 30 January 31

Course drop
(50% fee reduction)

October 10 February 6

Academic drop
(no fee reduction)

October 31 February 28
Classes end December 1 April 6
Examinations December 4-18

April 9-24

Winter non-standard deadline dates

Not all classes follow the dates listed here; check the Winter non-standard deadline dates


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% fee reduction)

  • 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% fee reduction)

  • 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.