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University of Calgary Calendar 2011-2012 Academic Schedule
Academic Schedule

The University operates four terms during the academic year:

Fall Term 13 weeks September to December
Winter Term 13 weeks January to April
Spring Term 6 to 7 weeks May to June
Summer Term 6 weeks July to August



Undergraduate Academic Schedule 2011-2012
The schedules for the Faculties of Environmental Design, Graduate Studies, Law and Medicine are contained in the individual faculty calendars.

Note: For a complete listing of dates applicable to the 2011 Summer Term, please refer to the 2011 Spring/Summer Guide available at the Special Sessions website: http://springsummer.ucalgary.ca/.

JULY, 2011

1 Friday
  • Canada Day, University closed.
2 Saturday
  • Weekend University Summer Term lectures begin.
4 Monday
  • SUMMER TERM LECTURES BEGIN. First-term and six-week courses.
8 Friday
  • Last day for registration and change of registration for Summer Term six-week and first-term half courses (without pre-session study).
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Summer Term six-week courses and first-term half courses after this date.
15 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Summer Term fees for six-week courses and first-term half courses.
  • Fee payment deadline for second-term half courses.
22 Friday
  • Last day of first-term lectures in Summer Term.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from first-term courses in Summer Term.
26 Tuesday
  • First-term final examinations for Summer Term.
  • Mid-term break for six week courses. No lectures.
28 Thursday
  • Lectures begin for the second-term of Summer Term.
29 Friday
  • Last day for registration and change of registration for second-term Summer Term (without pre-session study).
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Summer Term second-term half courses after this date.

AUGUST, 2011

1 Monday
  • Alberta Heritage Day. University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher Libraries). No lectures.
6 Saturday
  • Weekend University Summer Term lectures end.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from Weekend University Summer Term courses.
13 Saturday
  • Weekend University Final Examinations
15 Monday
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Fall Convocation (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar).
17 Wednesday
  • SUMMER TERM LECTURES END.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from full courses, half courses given over a six-week period and second-term half courses in Summer Term.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from thirteen-week courses (Multi-term) offered from May 11 to August 17.
19-20 Friday-Saturday
  • Final Examinations for Summer Term except first-term courses. Final examinations for thirteen-week courses.

SEPTEMBER, 2011

5 Monday
  • Labour Day. University closed.
6 Tuesday
  • Fall Term begins.
6-10 Tuesday-Saturday
  • Block Week.
10 Saturday
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from Fall Term Block Week courses.
12 Monday
  • FALL TERM LECTURES BEGIN (except Block Week courses).
23 Friday
  • Last day to drop full courses and Fall term half courses.
  • No refunds for full courses (Multi-term) or Fall Term half courses after this date.
26 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap full courses and Fall term half courses.
  • Last day for change of registration from audit to credit or credit to audit.
30 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Fall term full and half courses.

OCTOBER, 2011

10 Monday
  • Thanksgiving Day, University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries). No lectures.

NOVEMBER, 2011

10-13 Thursday-Sunday
  • Reading Days. No lectures.
10 Thursday
  • Fall Convocation.
11 Friday
  • Remembrance Day. University Closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries). No lectures.

DECEMBER, 2011

9 Friday
  • FALL TERM LECTURES END. (For practicum students, the length of the term may be extended.)
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from Fall Term half courses.
12-21 Monday-Wednesday
  • Fall Term Final Examinations and consolidated end-of-term tests in full courses.
25-31 Sunday-Saturday
  • Holiday Observance. Term Break. University Closed.

JANUARY, 2012

1 Sunday
  • New Year's Day. University Closed.
2 Monday
  • Winter Term Begins
    Lectures begin in Block Week courses.
2-6 Monday to Friday
  • Block Week.
6 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from Block Week courses.
9 Monday
  • WINTER TERM LECTURES BEGIN (except Block Week courses).
20 Friday
  • Last day to drop Winter Term half courses.
  • No fee refunds for Winter Term half courses after this date.
23 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap Winter Term half courses.
  • Last day to change registration from audit to credit or credit to audit. 
27 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Winter Term fees.
    Spring and Summer term Schedule of Classes will be available mid-January.
  • Visit the Special Sessions website at http://springsummer.ucalgary.ca/.

FEBRUARY, 2012

1 Wednesday
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at May and Spring (June) Convocations (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar).
19-26 Sunday to Sunday
  • Reading Week. No lectures. University open (except Family Day).
20 Monday
  • Alberta Family Day, University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries). No lectures.
  • Spring and Summer Term registration for continuing students begins early February.
  • Visit the Special Sessions website at http://springsummer.ucalgary.ca/.

MARCH, 2012

 
  • Spring and Summer Term registration for Open Students and Visiting students begins early March.
  • Visit the Special Sessions website at http://springsummer.ucalgary.ca/.

APRIL, 2012

6 Friday
  • Good Friday, University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).
13 Friday
  • WINTER TERM LECTURES END. (For practicum students, the length of the term may be extended.)
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from full courses or Winter Term half courses.
16-25 Monday to Wednesday
  • Winter Term Final Examinations.
26 Thursday
  • Last day to register for Spring term first-term half courses, six week and thirteen-week courses (Multi-term) courses with pre-session study
30 Monday
  • Winter Term ends.

MAY, 2012

9 Wednesday
  • SPRING TERM LECTURES BEGIN
10 Thursday
  • May Convocation for Faculties of Law and Medicine.
14 Monday
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration for Spring term first-term half courses, six-week and thirteen-week courses (Multi-term) (without pre-session study).
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Spring term first-term half courses, six week and thirteen-week courses (Multi-term) after this date. 
18 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Spring term fees for first-term, six week, thirteen-week and second-term courses.
21 Monday
  • Victoria Day. University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher Libraries). No lectures. 
31 Thursday
  • First-term lectures in Spring Term end.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from first-term half courses in Spring term.

JUNE, 2012

1 Friday
  • First-term final examinations for Spring Term. 
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration for Summer Term courses (with pre-session study).
4 Monday
  • Lectures begin for the second-term of Spring Term.
4-8 Monday to Friday
  • Spring (June) Convocation for all faculties except Law and Medicine.
6 Wednesday
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration for Spring Term second-term half courses (without pre-session study).
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Spring Term second-term half courses after this date.
21 Tuesday
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration for Summer Term courses (with pre-session study)
22 Friday
  • SPRING TERM LECTURES END.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from full courses, half courses given over a six-week period and second-term half courses in Spring Term.  

25-27 Monday-Wednesday

  • Spring Term Final Examinations except first-term courses.

JULY, 2012 

1 Sunday
  • 2011-2012 Academic Year begins. 
2 Monday
  • Canada Day (Observed), University closed.
3 Tuesday
  • SUMMER TERM LECTURES BEGIN.
5 Thursday
  • Last day for registration and changes of registration (without pre-session study) first-term and six-week courses.
  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Summer Term first-term half courses and six-week courses after this date.
13 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Summer Term first-term half courses, six-week and second-term courses.
23 Monday
  • First-term lectures end in Summer Term.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from first-term half courses in Summer Term.
24 Tuesday
  • First-term final examinations for Summer Term. 
25 Wednesday
  • Lectures begin for the second-term of Summer Term.
27 Friday
  • Last day for registration and change of registration for second-term Summer Term (without pre-session study).

  • No fee refunds for withdrawals from Summer Term first-term half courses and six-week courses after this date.

AUGUST, 2012

6 Monday
  • Alberta Heritage Day. University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher Libraries). No lectures.
15 Wednesday
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at Fall Convocation (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar). 

16 Thursday

REVISED

  • SUMMER TERM LECTURES END.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from full courses, half courses given over a six-week period and second-term half courses in Summer Term.
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from thirteen-week courses (Multi-term) offered from May 9 to August 16 (revised).
17-18 Friday-Saturday
  • Final Examinations for Summer Term except first-term courses.

SEPTEMBER, 2012

3 Monday
  • Labour Day. University closed. 
4 Tuesday
  • Fall term begins  
4-8 Tuesday-Saturday
  • Block Week
8 Saturday
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from Block Week courses.
10 Monday
  • FALL TERM LECTURES BEGIN (except Block Week courses).
21 Friday
  • Last day to drop full courses and Fall Term half courses.
  • No refunds for full courses (Multi-term) or Fall Term half courses after this date.
24 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap full courses and Fall Term half courses.
  • Last day for change of registration from audit to credit or credit to audit. 
28 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Fall Term full and half courses.


OCTOBER, 2012  

8 Monday
  • Thanksgiving Day, University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries). No lectures

NOVEMBER, 2012

10-13 Saturday to Tuesday
  • Reading Days. No lectures. 
12 Monday
  • Remembrance Day (Observed). University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries). No Lectures.
13 Tuesday
  • Fall Convocation

DECEMBER, 2012

7 Friday
  • FALL TERM LECTURES END
  • Last day to withdraw with permission from Fall Term half courses.
10-19 Monday to Wednesday
  • Fall Term Final Examinations and consolidated end-of-term tests in full courses.
25-31 Tuesday to Monday
  • Holiday Observance. Term Break. University closed.

JANUARY, 2013

1 Tuesday
  • New Year's Day. University closed.
2 Wednesday
  • Winter Term begins.
  • Lectures begin in Block Week courses.
2-7 Wednesday to Saturday; Monday
  • Block Week.
7 Monday
  • Last day to withdraw from Block Week courses
8 Tuesday
  • WINTER TERM LECTURES BEGIN (except Block Week courses).
18 Friday
  • Last day to drop Winter Term half courses.
  • No fee refunds for Winter Term half courses after this date. 
21 Monday
  • Last day to add or swap Winter Term half courses.
  • Last day for change of registration from audit to credit or credit to audit. 
25 Friday
  • Fee payment deadline for Winter Term half courses.
  • Spring and Summer Term Schedule of Classes will be available mid-January.

FEBRUARY, 2013

1 Friday
  • Last day to submit Application for Degree for all degrees and diplomas to be conferred at May and Spring (June) Convocations (see Graduation in Academic Regulations section of this calendar).
17-24 Sunday to Sunday
  • Reading Week. No lectures. University open (except Family Day).
18 Monday
  • Alberta Family Day, University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).
  • Spring and Summer Term registration for continuing students begins early February. 

MARCH, 2013

29 Friday
  • Good Friday, University closed (except MacKimmie, Law, Medical, Gallagher and Business Libraries).
  • Spring and Summer Term registration for Open Students and Visiting students begins early March.

APRIL, 2013

16 Tuesday
  • WINTER TERM LECTURES END.
  • Last day to withdraw from full courses and Winter Term half courses.
19-30 Friday to Tuesday
  • Winter Term Final Examinations.
30 Tuesday
  • Winter Term ends.

Note: The dates for the 2012-2013 Academic Year are tentative and subject to review and change.  For a multifaith list of holy days, please see the Calendar website at: http://www.ucalgary.ca/pubs/calendar/current/academic-schedule.html.