News & dates

Summer session 2018 

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 Course starts Course ends Course drop
100% refund
Last day to add courses Course drop
50% refund
Academic drop
no refund
1 May 7 Aug 3 May 19 May 19 June 9 July 4
2 May 14 June 29 May 20 May 20 May 31 June 13
3 July 4 Aug 20 July 10 July 10 July 21 Aug 4
4 May 14 June 6 May 17 May 17 May 22 May 29
5 June 7 June 29 June 9 June 9 June 15 June 21
6 July 4 July 26 July 6 July 6 July 12 July 18
7 July 27 Aug 20 July 30 July 30 Aug 5 Aug 12

Winter Session 2018/2019 

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 Courses start Courses end Course drop
100% refund
Last day to add Fees
due
Course
drop
50%
refund
Academic
drop
no refund
Exams
1st term
Fall 2018
Sep 5 Dec 5 Sep 18 Sep 21 Sep 30  Oct 9 Oct 31 Dec 8 - 22
2nd Term
Spring 2019
Jan 7 Apr 5 Jan 20 Jan 23 Jan 31 Feb 10 Feb 28 Apr 8 - 27