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University of Calgary Calendar 2015-2016 Academic Schedule
Academic Schedule

The University operates three terms during the academic year:

Fall Term 13 weeks September to December
Winter Term 13 weeks January to April
Summer Term 13 weeks May to August

         Spring Intersession

6 to 7 weeks May to June

Spring Intersession First Term

3 weeks

Spring Intersession Second Term

3 weeks

         Summer Intersession

6 weeks July to August

Summer Intersession First Term

3 weeks

Summer Intersession Second Term

3 weeks

Undergraduate Academic Schedule 2015-2016
The schedules for the Faculties of Environmental Design, Graduate Studies, Law and the Cumming School of Medicine are contained in the individual faculty calendars.

Note: For a complete listing of dates applicable to the 2015 Summer Term, please refer to the 2015 Spring and Summer website: http://springsummer.ucalgary.ca/.

  Classes Begin   Classes End
  Last Day to Drop Courses   Last Day to Add Courses
  Fee Payment Deadline   Exam Days
  No Classes

SEPTEMBER, 2015

1 Tuesday
  • Fall Term Begins.
  • First day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Spring (June) Convocation (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar).
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Fall Convocation.
1-5 Tuesday-Saturday
  • Block Week.
5 Saturday
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall Term Block Week courses.
7 Monday
  • Labour Day. No Classes. University closed.
8 Tuesday
  • FALL TERM CLASSES BEGIN.
18 Friday
  • Last day to drop Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term (Multi-Term) courses, resulting in no academic record.
  • No refunds for Fall Term or Fall/Winter Term (Multi-Term) courses after this date.
21 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap Fall Term or Fall/Winter Term (Multi-Term) courses.
  • Last day to change registration from audit to credit or credit to audit.
25 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Fall Term courses.

OCTOBER, 2015

12 Monday
  • Thanksgiving Day. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).

NOVEMBER, 2015

11-15 Wednesday-Sunday
  • Reading Days. No classes. University open. 
11 Wednesday
  • Remembrance Day. No classes. University Closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).

12 Thursday
  • Fall Convocation.

DECEMBER, 2015

8 Tuesday
  • FALL TERM CLASSES END.
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses.
11-22 Friday-Tuesday
  • Fall Term Final Examinations.
25-31 Friday-Thursday
  • Holiday Observance. Term Break. University Closed.

JANUARY, 2016

1 Friday
  • New Year's Day. University Closed.
4 Monday
  • Winter Term Begins.
4-8 Monday to Friday
  • Block Week.
8 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from Block Week courses.
11 Monday
  • WINTER TERM CLASSES BEGIN.
22 Friday
  • Last day to drop Winter Term courses, resulting in no academic record.
  • No fee refunds for Winter Term courses after this date.
25 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap Winter Term courses.
  • Last day to change registration from audit to credit or credit to audit.
29 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Winter Term.

FEBRUARY, 2016

1 Monday
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for the February 2016 Conferral of Degrees.
  • Summer Term registration for continuing students begins early February.
  • Visit the Spring and Summer website at http://springsummer.ucalgary.ca/.
14-21 Sunday to Sunday
  • Reading Week. No classes. University open (except Family Day).
15 Monday
  • Alberta Family Day. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).

MARCH, 2016

1 Tuesday

  • First day to submit Application for Degree for Fall Convocation (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar).
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Spring (June) Convocation.
25 Friday
  • Good Friday. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).

APRIL, 2016

13 Wednesday
  • WINTER TERM CLASSES END.
  • Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses and Fall/Winter Term (Multi-Term) courses.

16-27 Saturday to Wednesday

  • Winter Term Final Examinations.
28 Thursday
  • Last day to register for Spring Intersession courses with pre-session study.
29 Friday
  • Winter Term Ends.

MAY, 2016

9 Monday
  • SPRING INTERSESSION CLASSES BEGIN.
13 Friday
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration for Spring Intersession courses (without pre-session study).
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Spring Intersession First-Term, Second-Term and thirteen-week courses after this date.
23 Monday
  • Victoria Day. No Classes. University closed.
DATE TO BE DETERMINED
  • Fee payment deadline for Spring Intersession courses.
26 Thursday-5 June Sunday
  • Congress - No Classes.

JUNE, 2016

6 Monday
  • Classes resume.
6 Monday-10 Friday
  • Spring (June) Convocation for all faculties except Law, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.
8 Wednesday
  • Spring Intersession First-Term classes end.
  • Last day to withdraw from Spring Intersession First-Term courses.
9 Thursday
  • Final examinations for Spring Intersession First-Term courses.
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration for Summer Intersession courses (with pre-session study).
10 Friday
  • Spring Intersession Second-Term Classes begin.
13 Monday
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration for Spring Intersession Second-Term courses (without pre-session study).
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Spring Intersession Second-Term courses after this date.
DATE TO BE DETERMINED
  • Fee payment deadline for Spring Intersession Second-Term courses.
30 Thursday
  • SPRING INTERSESSION CLASSES END.
  • Last day to withdraw from Spring Intersession Second-Term courses.

JULY, 2016

1 Friday
  • Canada Day. No classes. University closed.
2-4 Saturday-Monday
  • Final Examinations for Spring Intersession, except those held on June 9.
5 Tuesday
  • SUMMER TERM CLASSES BEGIN.
7 Thursday
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration (without pre-session study) for Summer Intersession First-Term and , Second-Term courses.
DATES TO BE DETERMINED
  • Fee payment deadline for Summer Intersession courses.
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Summer Intersession courses after this date.
25 Monday
  • Summer Intersession First-Term classes end.
  • Last day to withdraw from Summer Intersession First-Term classes.
26 Tuesday
  • Final Examinations for Summer Intersession First-Term classes.
27 Wednesday
  • Summer Intersession Second-Term Classes begin.
29 Friday
  • Last day for registration and change of registration for Summer Intersession Second-Term (without pre-session study).
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Summer Intersession Second-Term and six-week courses after this date.
DATES TO BE DETERMINED
  • Fee payment deadline for Summer Intersession courses.
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Summer Intersession Second-Term courses after this date.

AUGUST, 2016

1 Monday
  • Alberta Heritage Day. No classes. University closed.
  • First day to submit Application for Degree for the February 2017 Conferral of Degrees.
17 Wednesday
  • SUMMER INTERSESSION CLASSES END.
  • Last day to withdraw from Summer Intersession Second-Term and six-week courses.
  • Last day to withdraw from thirteen-week courses (Multi-Term) offered from May 9 to August 17.
19-22; Friday-Monday
  • Final Examinations for Summer Intersession, except those held on July 26.

Note: The dates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are tentative and subject to review and change.

SEPTEMBER, 2016

1 Thursday
  • First day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Spring (June) Convocation (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar).
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Fall Convocation.
5 Monday
  • Labour Day. No classes. University closed.
6 Tuesday
  • Fall Term Begins.
6-10 Tuesday-Saturday
  • Block Week.
10 Saturday
  • Last day to withdraw from Block Week courses.
12 Monday
  • FALL TERM CLASSES BEGIN.
23 Friday
  • Last day to drop Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term (Multi-Term) courses, resulting in no academic record.
  • No refunds for Fall Term or Fall/Winter Term (Multi-Term) courses after this date.
26 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap Fall Term and Fall/Winter Term (Multi-Term) courses.
  • Last day for change of registration from audit to credit or credit to audit.
30 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Fall Term courses.


OCTOBER, 2016

10 Monday
  • Thanksgiving Day. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).

NOVEMBER, 2016

10-13 Thursday-Sunday
  • Reading Days. No classes. University open.
10 Thursday
  • Fall Convocation
11 Friday
  • Remembrance Day. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).

DECEMBER, 2016

9 Friday
  • FALL TERM CLASSES END.
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses.
12-22 Monday to Thursday
  • Fall Term Final Examinations.
25-31 Sunday to Saturday
  • Holiday Observance. Term Break. University closed.

Note: The dates for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are tentative and subject to review and change.

JANUARY, 2017

1 Sunday
  • New Year's Day. University closed.
2 Monday
  • Winter Term Begins.
2-6 Monday-Friday
  • Block Week.
6 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from Block Week courses
9 Monday
  • WINTER TERM CLASSES BEGIN.
20 Friday
  • Last day to drop Winter Term courses, resulting in no academic record.
  • No fee refunds for Winter Term courses after this date.
23 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap Winter Term courses.
  • Last day for change of registration from audit to credit or credit to audit.
27 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Winter Term courses.
  • Summer Term Schedule of Classes will be available mid-January.

FEBRUARY, 2017

1 Monday
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for the February 2017 Conferral of Degrees.
19-26 Sunday to Sunday
  • Reading Week. No classes. University open (except Family Day).
20 Monday
  • Alberta Family Day. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).
  • Summer Term registration for continuing students begins early February.

MARCH, 2017

1 Wednesday
  • First day to submit Application for Degree for the Fall Convocation  (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar).
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Spring (June) Convocation.

APRIL, 2017

12 Wednesday
  • WINTER TERM CLASSES END.
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall/Winter Term courses and Winter Term courses.
14 Friday
  • Good Friday. No classes. University closed (except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).
15-26 Saturday to Wednesday
  • Winter Term Final Examinations.
28 Friday
  • Winter Term Ends.