News & dates

Summer session 2019 

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 6 Aug 2 May 18 May 18 June 8 July 3
2 May 13 June 28 May 19 May 19 May 30 June 12
3 July 3 Aug 19 July 9 July 9 July 20 Aug 3
4 May 13 June 5 May 16 May 16 May 21 May 28
5 June 6 June 28 June 8 June 8 June 14 June 20
6 July 3 July 25 July 5 July 5 July 11 July 17
7 July 26 Aug 19 July 29 July 29 Aug 4 Aug 11

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