Important dates

Dates for Term 1: September - December 2018

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 2 Move-in day Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m.
Sep 2 Residence orientation Residence orientation starts at 5:00 p.m.
Sep 2 Meal service starts First meal in the Cadboro Commons residence dining room is lunch on Sunday, Sep 2.
Sep 5 First day of classes (Term 1)
Nov 12-14 Reading break
Dec 5 Last day of classes (Term 1)
Dec 8-22 Exam period Students must vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam
Dec 22 Last day of exams (Term 1)
Dec 23 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 2019

Date Activity/event Notes
Oct 15, 2018 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 Deadline to apply
Dec 25 University closed The university, including Residence Services, is closed for winter break.
Jan 2, 2019 University open
Jan 4 Move-in day Check-in starts at 8:00 a.m. We are unable to accommodate earlier check-ins.
Jan 4 Residence orientation Residence orientation starts at 5:00 p.m.
Jan 4 Meal service starts First meal in the Cadboro Commons residence dining room is lunch on Friday, Jan 4.
Jan 7 First day of classes (Term 2)
Feb 18-22 Reading break
Apr 19-22 Easter weekend
Apr 5 Last day of classes (Term 2)
Apr 8-27 Exam period Students must vacate their rooms within 24 hours of their last exam
Apr 27 Last day of exams (Term 2)
Apr 28 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 2019

Date Activity/event Notes
Feb 15 Application opens Applications for summer are processed on an ongoing basis.
May 5 Move-in day for earliest arrivals
Jul 1-2 Reading break (some courses)
Jul 15 Application closes
Aug 20 Move-out day for latest departures All students must vacate their rooms by 11:00 a.m.