Dates & deadlines

Fall Semester 2023 (Sept - Dec)

Fall 2023 Semester Academic Dates

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to standard courses of fifteen weeks in duration, starting on the first calendar week of the semester.

For specific refund details related to courses that have different durations and start dates, please see the information on refunds for courses that are less or more than 15 weeks in duration.

Fri, Sept 1Fall 2023 semester applications close on Education Planner BC at 4:00pm.
Mon, Sept 4Labour Day – College closed
Tue, Sept 5First day of classes.
Mon, Sept 11Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund. Note: New Fall 2023 international students must refer to Refund Information For New First-Semester International Students
Tue, Sept 12 - Mon, Sept 18Refunds for courses dropped during this period are 50% of the course fee.
Fri, Sept 15Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course pre-requisites for the Winter registration.
Fri, Sept 15Deadline to apply for ϼ Fall semester  Bursaries, Awards, and Scholarships.
Fri, Sept 15Last day to change from credit to audit status in a course.
Mon, Sept 18Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" on record 
Mon, Sept 18Last day to add a course.
Tue, Sept 19Fee payment deadline for courses added between Aug 25 and Sept 18. Students paying after this date will incur late payment penalties of $25 per registered course. Students will NOT be deregistered from courses after this deadline.
Fri, Sept 29Deadline for submission of applications from international students for the Winter 2024 term.
Sat, Sept 30College closed - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Mon, Oct 2College closed - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (observed)
Mon, Oct 2Fall 2024 ϼ Entrance Scholarship applications open.
Tues, Oct 3Fall 2024 semester applications open on Education Planner BC at 9:00am.
Mon, Oct 9Thanksgiving Day – College closed
Fri, Oct 20Outstanding fees for the Fall 2023 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Mon, Oct 30 to Sat, Nov 4Mid-semester: students may obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses before Nov 6
Mon, Nov 6Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of W
Sat, Nov 11College closed - Remembrance Day 
Mon, Nov 13College closed - In lieu of Remembrance Day (observed)
Tue, Nov 14 to Fri, Dec 1Winter 2024 registration - by College priority
Wed, Nov 15Deadline to apply for full-time, part-time, and Adult Upgrading Grant funding for the Fall semester.
Fri, Nov 17Outstanding fees for the Fall 2023 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Sun, Nov 19Deadline for Winter 2024 study permit confirmation for international students. 
Thu, Nov 30Winter 2024 (February) graduation application deadline.
Wed, Dec 6Last day of classes for the Fall 2023 semester.
Fri, Dec 8 to Sun, Dec 17Examination period
Mon, Dec 11Deadline to pay tuition fees for the Winter 2024 semester for domestic and returning international students.
Mon, Dec 11 - Thu, Dec 14The registration system (course add/drop/wait-listing) is unavailable from Dec 11 to Dec 14 due to processing of fee payments.
Thu, Dec 14Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam
Fri, Dec 15Winter semester applications for ϼ Bursaries, Awards, and Scholarships open.
Fri, Dec 15The registration system will reopen at 9:00 am on Dec 15 for ALL students. Wait-list offers will be available at 9:00 am and will expire if not accepted by 11:59 pm Dec 18.
Fri, Dec 15Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from the Winter 2024 semester and receive 50% refund or defer admission to the next available semester.
Thu, Dec 21Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam
Sun, Dec 24 to Sun, Dec 31College closed - open for employees only on Dec 28 and Dec 29.
Winter Semester 2024 (Jan - Apr)

Winter 2024 Semester Academic Dates

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to standard courses of fifteen weeks in duration, starting on the first calendar week of the semester.

For specific refund details related to courses that have different durations and start dates, please see the information on refunds for courses that are less or more than 15 weeks in duration.

Fri, Dec 15, 2023Applications open to apply for ϼ Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for Winter Semester.
Fri, Dec 22 2023Winter 2024 semester applications close on Education Planner BC at 4:00pm.
Mon, Jan 1 New Year's Day - College closed.
 Tue, Jan 2In lieu of New Year's Eve  - College closed.
Wed, Jan 3First day of classes. 
Tue, Jan 9Last day to drop a course and receive 100% refund. Note: New Winter 2024 international students must refer to Refund Information For New First-Semester International Students
Wed, Jan 10 to Tue, Jan 16Late Registration. Refunds for course drops during this period is 50% per credit.
Mon, Jan 15

Deadline to apply for ϼ Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for Winter Semester.

Graduation applications open for Summer graduation ceremonies (June).

Tue, Jan 16

Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisite requirements for Summer semester registration.

Last day to change from credit to audit status in a course.

Tue, Jan 16

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a notation of "W").


Last day to add a course.

Wed, Jan 17Fee payment deadline for courses added between December 15 to Jan 16. Students paying after this date will incur late payment penalties of $25 per registered course. Students will NOT be deregistered from courses after this deadline.
Mon, Jan 29Deadline for submission of applications from international students (including all documentation) for the Summer semester.
Thu, Feb 1Winter 2025 semester applications open on Education Planner BC at 9:00am.
Fri, Feb 16 Outstanding fees for the Winter semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Mon, Feb 19BC Family Day - College closed.
Tue, Feb 20 to Sun, Feb 25Study break - classes cancelled.
Tue, Feb 20 to Fri, Feb 23Winter graduation ceremonies.
Mon, Mar 4 to Sat, Mar 9Mid-semester: students may obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses by the course withdrawal deadline of March 11.
Mon, Mar 11Last day to withdraw from  a course and receive a "W" on their record.
Tue, Mar 12 to Thu, Mar 28Registration - Summer semester - by College priority
Fri, Mar 15 

Deadline to apply for full-time, part-time funding and Adult Upgrading Grant funding for the Winter Semester.

Outstanding fees for the Winter semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100. 

Fri, Mar 29

Deadline to apply for Fall 2024 Entrance Scholarship and Awards

Good Friday - College closed. 

Sun, Mar 31

Graduation application deadline for Summer graduation ceremonies (June).

Deadline for Summer 2024 study permit confirmation for international students. 

Sun, Mar 31Deadline to apply for ϼ Entrance Scholarship
Mon, Apr 1Easter Monday - College closed.   
Fri, Apr 12Last day of classes for Winter semester.
Mon, Apr 15Applications open for ϼ Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for Summer semester
Tue, Apr 16 - Wed, Apr 24Examination period.
Mon, Apr 22

The registration system (add/drop) and wait-listing pages are unavailable from April 22 to April 25 due to processing of fee payments.

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Summer semester for domestic and returning international students

Grades due at 9:00 am for classes without a final exam

Fri, Apr 26The registration system will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday, April 26 for ALL students. Waitlist offers will be available at 9:00 am April 26 and will expire if not accepted by 11:59 pm Sunday, April 28.
Tue, Apr 30

Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from the Summer 2024 semester and receive 50% refund or defer admission to the next available semester.

Grades due at 9:00 am for classes with a final exam

Summer Semester 2023 (May - Aug)

Summer 2023 Semester Academic Dates

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to standard courses of fifteen weeks in duration, starting on the first calendar week of the semester.

For specific refund details related to courses that have different durations and start dates, please see the information on refunds for courses that are less or more than 15 weeks in duration.

Mon, May 8First day of classes.
Fri, May 12Summer 2023 semester applications close on Education Planner BC at 4:00pm
Sun, May 14Last day to drop a course and receive 100% refund.
Mon, May 15 - Tue, May 23Late Registration. Refunds for course drops during this period is 50% per credit.
Fri, May 19Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisite requirements for Summer semester registration.
Fri, May 19Last day to change from credit to audit status in a course.
Tue, May 16Deadline to apply for ϼ Bursaries, Awards, and Scholarships for Summer Semester.
Mon, May 22Victoria Day - College closed.
Tue, May 23Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").
Tue, May 23Last day to add a course.
Wed, May 24Fee payment deadline for courses added between April 21 and May 23. Students paying after this date will incur late payment penalties of $25 per registered course. Students will NOT be deregistered from courses after this deadline.
Wed, May 31Deadline for submission of applications from international students for the Fall 2023 semester.
Thu, Jun 1Summer 2024 semester applications open on Education Planner BC at 9:00am.
Mon, Jun 12 to Fri, Jun 16Mid-semester: students may obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses by the course withdrawal deadline of July 10.
Tue, Jun 11 to Fri, Jun 14Summer graduation ceremonies.
Tue, Jun 20 - Fri, Jul 7Fall 2023 registration - By College priority.
Fri, Jun 23Outstanding fees for the Summer semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Mon, Jul 3In lieu of Canada Day – College closed
Mon, Jul 10Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of W.
Sat, Jul 15Applications open for Winter 2024 (February) graduation
Fri, Jul 21Deadline to apply for part-time/full-time funding for the Summer Semester.
Fri, Jul 21Outstanding fees for the Summer semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Mon, Aug 7BC Day – College closed
Wed, Aug 9Last day of Summer classes
Fri, Aug 11 to Sat, Aug 19Examination period
Tue, Aug 15Applications open for ϼ Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for the Fall semester.
Tue, Aug 15Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam
Mon, Aug 21Deadline to pay tuition fees for the Fall semester for domestic and returning international students.
Mon, Aug 21 - Thu, Aug 24The registration system (add/drop) and wait-listing pages are unavailable from August 21 to August 24 due to processing of fee payments.
Thu, Aug 24Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam
Fri, Aug 25The registration system will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday, August 25 for ALL students. Wait-list offers will be available at 9:00 am August 25 and will expire if not accepted by 11:59 pm Sunday, August 27.
Fri, Aug 25Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from the Fall 2023 semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to the next available semester.