Dates and deadlines

Important deadlines

2022 Summer Session

May 2022

Date Deadlines and important information

Sun, May 15

Residences open for Summer Session students

Mon, May 16

Start of Summer Session Term 1 for most faculties

Wed, May 18

Deadline to pay tuition and fees for most faculties

Fri, May 20

Last day to drop most Summer Session Term 1 courses without a W.

Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible Summer Session Term 1 courses

Mon, May 23

University closed for Victoria Day

Wed, May 25

May graduation starts, continuing through Tues, May 31, 2022

June 2022

Date Deadlines and important information
Wed, Jun 1 Deadline to apply for the UBC Bursary Program for Summer Busary

Fri, Jun 10

Last day to drop most Summer Session Term 1 courses with a W

Wed, Jun 22

Last day of Summer Session Term 1 classes for most faculties

Sun, Jun 26

First day of final exams begin for most faculties

Thurs, Jun 30

Last day of final exams for most faculties

July 2022

Date Deadlines and important information

Fri, Jul 1

University closed for Canada Day

Mon, Jul 4

Start of Summer Session Term 2 for most faculties

Thurs, Jul 7

Deadline to pay tuition and fees for most faculties

Fri, Jul 8

Last day to drop most Summer Session Term 2 courses without a W

Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible Summer Session Term 2 courses

Fri, Jul 29

Last day to drop most Summer Session Term 2 courses with a W

Sun, Jul 31 Recommended deadline for students applying for a Winter Bursary to apply for student loans, and for US students to submit their US loan request form.

If you are a US student, you are encouraged to register for courses as soon as possible so that UBC can send you an official assessment letter and funding can be processed at the start of your loan period.

August 2022

Date Deadlines and important information

Mon, Aug 1

University closed for BC Day

Thurs, Aug 11

Last day of Summer Session Term 2 classes for most faculties

Mon, Aug 15

First day of final exams begin for most faculties

Fri, Aug 19

Last day of final exams for most faculties

Sat, Aug 20

Summer Session residences close

2022/23 Winter Session Term 1

September 2022

Date Deadlines and important information
Sat, Sep 3 Housing residences open for Term 1 at 9:00 am
Mon, Sep 5 University closed for Labour Day. Some library branches may be open.
Tues, Sep 6 Start of Winter Session Term 1 for most faculties. Classes in most programs cancelled for Imagine UBC
Wed, Sep 7 Deadline to pay tuition and fee deadline for most faculties
Sat, Sep 10

Deadline to apply for November graduation

Thurs, Sep 15 Deadline to apply for the UBC Bursary program for Winter Bursary
Mon, Sep 19

Last day to drop most Winter Term 1 courses without a W standing

Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible Term 1 courses

Last day to change the auditing status for Term 1 courses

Mon, Sep 26

Last day to drop most full-year courses without a W standing

Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for eligible full-year courses

Last day to change the auditing status for full-year courses

October 2022

Date Deadlines and important information
Mon, Oct 3 Deadline to apply for supplemental and deferred standing exams from the 2022 Summer Session
Mon, Oct 10

University closed for Thanksgiving

Fri, Oct 28 Last day to drop most Winter Term 1 courses with a W standing

November 2022

Date Deadlines and important information
Wed, Nov 9 to Fri, Nov 11 Midterm for most faculties. Some library branches and some other facilities remain open.
Fri, Nov 11

University closed for Remembrance Day. Some library branches may be open.

A Remembrance Day ceremony will be held in the War Memorial Gym, starting at 10:45 am.

Wed, Nov 23 November graduation begins, continuing to Fri, Nov 25, 2022
Fri, Nov 25 Last day to withdraw from most full-year courses with a W standing

December 2022

Date Deadlines and important information
Wed, Dec 7 Last day of classes for most faculties
Sun, Dec 11 to Thurs, Dec 22 Term 1 final exam period for most faculties
Fri, Dec 23

Last day of Winter Session Term 1 contract for student housing

First Year Residences, Totem Park, Place Vanier, Orchard Commons, close at 12:00 pm (noon) for the holidays until Sun, Jan 8, 2023

Mon, Dec 26 University closed for Boxing Day
Tues, Dec 27 University closed for a holiday in lieu of Christmas Day
Wed, Dec 28, 2022 to Wed, Jan 4, 2023 Reduced services in most departments over the winter break

2022/23 Winter Session Term 2

January 2023

Date Deadlines and important information
Mon, Jan 2 University closed in lieu of New Year's Day
Sat, Jan 8 Housing residences open for Term 2 at 12:00 pm (noon)
Mon, Jan 9 Winter Session Term 2 begins for most faculties
Wed, Jan 11 Deadline to pay tuition and fees for most faculties
Sun, Jan 15 Deadline to apply for a change of program or change of campus for the 2023 Winter Session, for most programs
Fri, Jan 20

Application deadline for U-Pass exemption

Mon, Jan 23

Last day to change the auditing status for Term 2 courses

Last day to elect Credit/D/Fail grading for most eligible Term 2 courses

Last day to drop most Winter Term 2 courses without a W standing

February 2023

Date Deadlines and important information
Wed, Feb 1 Last day to apply for upper-year Winter Session residence
Mon, Feb 20 University closed for Family Day. Some library branches may be open.
Mon, Feb 20 to Fri, Feb 24 Reading Break for most faculties. Some library branches may be open.
Tues, Feb 28 Deadline to apply for May graduation

March 2023

Date Deadlines and important information
Fri, Mar 3 Last day to drop Winter Term 2 courses with a W standing
Fri, Mar 31 Recommended deadline for students applying for a Summer Bursary to apply for student loans.

April 2023

Date Deadlines and important information
Thurs, Apr 13

Last day of classes for most faculties

Mon, Apr 17 to Fri, Apr 28 Final exam period for most faculties
Fri, Apr 7

University closed for Good Friday. Some library branches may be open.

Mon, Apr 10 University closed for Easter Monday. Some library branches may be open.
Sat, Apr 29 Winter Session residences close. Residents are required to vacate by 12:00 pm (noon).

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