Important dates

Dates for Term 1: September - December 2019

Date Activity/event Notes
Feb 15 Application opens  
May 15 Undergraduate and graduate lottery deadline  
Jun 30 First year guarantee deadline  
Aug 1 Term 1 fees due  
Sep 1 Move-in day Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m.
Sep 1 Residence orientation Residence orientation starts at 5:00 p.m.
Sep 1 Meal service starts First meal in the Cadboro Commons residence dining room is lunch on Sunday, Sep 1.
Sep 5 First day of classes (Term 1)  
Nov 11-13 Reading break  
Dec 4 Last day of classes (Term 1)  
Dec 6-21 Exam period Students must vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam
Dec 21 Last day of exams (Term 1)  
Dec 22 Last meal service (breakfast) in the Residence Dining Room All students must vacate their rooms by 11:00 a.m.

Dates for Term 2: January - April 2020

Date Activity/event Notes
Oct 15, 2019 Application opens You only need to apply for term 2 if you don't have a winter session (Sep to Apr) room assignment.
Nov 15 Term 2 fees due  
Dec 15 Deadline to apply  
Dec 25 University closed The university, including Residence Services, is closed for winter break.
Jan 2, 2020 University open  
Jan 3 Move-in day Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. We are unable to accommodate earlier check-ins.
Jan 3 Residence orientation Residence orientation starts at 5:00 p.m.
Jan 3 Meal service starts First meal in the Cadboro Commons residence dining room is lunch on Friday, Jan 4.
Jan 6 First day of classes (Term 2)  
Feb 17-21 Reading break  
Apr 3 Last day of classes (Term 2)  
Apr 10-13 Easter weekend  
Apr 6-24 Exam period Students must vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam
Apr 24 Last day of exams (Term 2)  
Apr 25 Last meal service (breakfast) in the Residence Dining Room All students must vacate their rooms by 11:00 a.m.

Dates for Summer: May - August 2020

Date Activity/event Notes
Feb 15 Application opens Applications for summer are processed on an ongoing basis.
May 3 Move-in day for summer term students  
May 4 May - August courses begin  
Jul 1-2 Reading break (some courses)  
Jul 15 Application closes  
Aug 22 Move-out day for latest departures All students must vacate their rooms by 11:00 a.m.