Dates and deadlines

Important deadlines

2024 Summer Session

May 2024

Date Deadlines and important information

Sun, May 12

Residences open for Summer Session students

Mon, May 13

Start of Summer Session Term 1 for most faculties

Wed, May 15

Deadline to pay Summer Session Term 1 tuition and fees for most faculties

Fri, May 17

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 20

University closed for Victoria Day

Wed, May 22

May graduation starts, continuing through Thurs, May 30

June 2024

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

Fri, Jun 7

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

Thurs, Jun 20

Last day of Summer Session Term 1 classes for most faculties

Mon, Jun 24

First day of Summer Session Term 1 final exams begin for most faculties

Fri, Jun 28

Last day of Summer Session Term 1 final exams for most faculties

July 2024

Date Deadlines and important information

Mon, Jul 1

University closed for Canada Day

Tues, Jul 2

Start of Summer Session Term 2 for most faculties

Fri, Jul 5

Last day to drop most Summer Session full-session (Term 1 and 2) courses with a W

Mon, 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

Deadline to pay Summer Session Term 2 tuition and fees for most faculties

Fri, Jul 26

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

Wed, 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 2024

Date Deadlines and important information

Mon, Aug 5

University closed for BC Day

Fri, Aug 9

Last day of Summer Session Term 2 classes for most faculties

Tues, Aug 13

First day of Summer Session Term 2 final exams begin for most faculties

Sat, Aug 17

Last day of Summer Session Term 2 final exams for most faculties

Sun, Aug 18

Summer Session residences close

2024/25 Winter Session Term 1

August 2024

Date

Deadlines and important information

Sat, Aug 31

Housing residences open for Term 1 at 9:00 am

September 2024

Date

Deadlines and important information

Mon, Sep 2

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

Tues, Sep 3

Start of Winter Session Term 1 for most faculties. Classes in most programs cancelled for Imagine UBC

Wed, Sep 4

Deadline to pay Winter Session Term 1 tuition and fee deadline for most faculties

Sun, Sep 15

Deadline to apply for November graduation

Mon, Sep 16

Last day to withdraw from 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

Deadline to apply for the UBC Bursary program for Winter Bursary

Mon, Sep 23

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

Mon, Sep 30

University closed in lieu of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

October 2024

Date

Deadlines and important information

Mon, Oct 7

Deadline to apply for supplemental and deferred standing exams from the 2024 Summer Session

Mon, Oct 14

University closed for Thanksgiving

Fri, Oct 25

Last day to drop most Winter Term 1 courses with a W standing

November 2024

Date

Deadlines and important information

Mon, 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.

Mon, Nov 11 to Wed, Nov 13

Midterm break for most faculties. Some library branches and some other facilities remain open.

Fri, Nov 22

Last day to withdraw from most full-year courses with a W standing

Wed, Nov 27

November graduation begins, continuing to Fr, Nov 29, 2024

December 2024

Date

Deadlines and important information

Fri, Dec 6

Last day of classes for most faculties

Tues, Dec 10 to Sat, Dec 21

Term 1 final exam period for most faculties

Sun, Dec 22

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 5, 2025

Wed, Dec 25

University closed for Christmas Day

Thurs, Dec 26

University closed for Boxing Day

Sat, Dec 28, 2024 to Fri, Jan 3, 2025

Reduced services in most departments over the winter break

2024/25 Winter Session Term 2

January 2025

Date

Deadlines and important information

Wed, Jan 1

University closed for New Year's Day

Sun, Jan 5

Housing residences open for Term 2 at 12:00 pm (noon)

Mon, Jan 6

Winter Session Term 2 begins for most faculties

Wed, Jan 8

Deadline to pay Winter Session Term 2 tuition and fees for most faculties

Wed, Jan 15

Deadline to apply for a change of program or change of campus for the 2024 Winter Session, for most programs

Fri, Jan 17

February 2025

Date

Deadlines and important information

Mon, Feb 17

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

Mon, Feb 17 to Fri, Feb 21

Winter Session Term 2 midterm break for most faculties. Some library branches may be open.

Mon, Feb 24

Deadline to apply for May graduation

March 2025

Date

Deadlines and important information

Fri, Mar 7

Last day to drop Winter Term 2 courses with a W standing.

April 2025

Date

Deadlines and important information

Tues, Apr 8

Last day of classes for most faculties

Tues, Apr 15

Recommended deadline for students applying for a Summer Bursary to apply for student loans.

Sat, Apr 12 to Sun, Apr 27

Final exam period for most faculties

Fri, Apr 18

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

Mon, Apr 1

University closed for Easter Monday. Some library branches may be open.

Mon, Apr 28

Winter Session residences close. Residents are required to vacate by 12:00 pm (noon).

2025 Summer Session

May 2025

Date Deadlines and important information

Sun, May 11

Residences open for Summer Session students

Mon, May 12

Start of Summer Session Term 1 for most faculties

Wed, May 14

Deadline to pay Summer Session Term 1 tuition and fees for most faculties

Fri, May 16

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 19

University closed for Victoria Day

Wed, May 21

May graduation starts, continuing through Thurs, May 29

June 2025

Date Deadlines and important information
Mon, Jun 2 Deadline to apply for the UBC Bursary Program for Summer Bursary

Fri, Jun 6

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

Thurs, Jun 19

Last day of Summer Session Term 1 classes for most faculties

Mon, Jun 23

First day of Summer Session Term 1 final exams begin for most faculties

Fri, Jun 27

Last day of Summer Session Term 1 final exams for most faculties

July 2025

Date Deadlines and important information

Tues, Jul 1

University closed for Canada Day

Wed, Jul 2

Start of Summer Session Term 2 for most faculties

Fri, Jul 4

Last day to drop most Summer Session full-session (Term 1 and 2) courses with a W

Tues, 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

Wed, Jul 9 Deadline to pay Summer Session Term 2 tuition and fees for most faculties

Fri, Jul 25

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

Thurs, 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 2025

Date Deadlines and important information

Mon, Aug 4

University closed for BC Day

Fri, Aug 8

Last day of Summer Session Term 2 classes for most faculties

Tues, Aug 12

First day of Summer Session Term 2 final exams begin for most faculties

Sat, Aug 16

Last day of Summer Session Term 2 final exams for most faculties

Sun, Aug 17

Summer Session residences close

Sat, Aug 30

Housing residences open for Term 1 at 9:00 am

Additional resources

If you have questions

If you're an undergraduate student, please contact your Enrolment Services Advisor directly.

Graduate, postgraduate, and all other students can contact an Enrolment Services Advisor by calling 604 822 9836 or submitting a question through the online form.