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University of Calgary Calendar 2019-2020 Academic Schedule
Academic Schedule
2019-2020 Academic Dates and Deadlines

Courses taught according to non-standard dates have different drop, add and withdrawal deadlines. Please refer to the Student Centre for details regarding those deadlines specific to your course(s). In addition, and in accordance with Faculty regulations, some courses will require Faculty approval to drop, add or withdraw from courses. The academic schedule may be updated online when required and as needed.

The schedules for the Faculties of Graduate Studies, Law and the Cumming School of Medicine may have different start and end dates.

See: Spring/Summer 2019 | Fall/Winter 2019/20 | Spring/Summer 2020

Spring/Summer Term 2019 Spring Intersession 2019 Summer Intersession 2019
Academic Dates    
Start of Term
Monday, May 6 Monday, May 6 Tuesday, July 2
End of Term

Friday, August 23

Friday, June 28

Friday, August 23

Start of Classes Monday, May 6 Monday, May 6 Tuesday, July 2
End of Classes

Tuesday, August 13

Monday, June 17

Tuesday, August 13

Start of Exams Wednesday, June 19 Thursday, August 15
End of Exams

Friday, June 21

Monday, August 19
Registration Dates    
Last day to drop a class without financial penalty* Friday, May 10 Friday, May 10 Monday, July 8
Last day to add or swap a course Friday, May 10 Monday, July 8
Last day to withdraw from a course** Monday, June 17

Tuesday, August 13

Tuition and Refund Dates    
End of refund period Friday, May 10 Friday, May 10 Monday, July 8
Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline Wednesday, May 15 Wednesday, May 15 Wednesday, July 10
Important Dates    
Spring Convocation Monday-Friday, June 3-7
Recognized Holidays (university closed)    
Victoria Day Monday, May 20
Canada Day Monday, July 1
Alberta Heritage Day Monday, August 5

*There will be no academic record of a course that is dropped by this date and tuition will be refunded.
**There will be a "W" recorded for the course and tuition will not be refunded.

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Fall Term 2019 Winter Term 2020
Academic Dates   
Start of Term
Monday, August 26 Monday, January 6
End of Term
Tuesday, December 24 Thursday, April 30
Block Week Monday-Friday, August 26-30 Monday-Friday, January 6-10
Start of Classes Thursday, September 5 Monday, January 13
Term Break, no classes Sunday-Saturday, November 10-16 Sunday-Saturday, February 16-22
End of Classes Friday, December 6 Wednesday, April 15
Start of Exams Monday, December 9 Saturday, April 18
End of Exams Thursday, December 19 Wednesday, April 29
Registration Dates   
Last day to drop a class without financial penalty* Thursday, September 12 Thursday, January 23
Last day to add or swap a course Friday, September 13 Friday, January 24
Last day to withdraw from a course** Friday, December 6 Wednesday, April 15
Tuition and Refund Dates   
End of refund period Thursday, September 12 Thursday, January 23
Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline Friday, September 20 Friday, January 31
Important Dates   
Deadline to Apply for Fall Convocation

Sunday, September 15

Fall Convocation Friday, November 15
Deadline to Apply for Winter Conferral of Degree Wednesday, January 15
Winter Conferral of Degree Friday, February 14
Deadline to Apply for Spring Convocation Tuesday, March 31
Easter Monday (non-instructional day, university open Monday, April 13
Recognized Holidays (university closed)   
Labour Day Monday, September 2
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 14
Remembrance Day Monday, November 11
Holiday Observance Wednesday-Tuesday, December 25-31
New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1
Alberta Family Day Monday, February 17
Good Friday Friday, April 10

*There will be no academic record of a course that is dropped by this date and tuition will be refunded.
**There will be a "W" recorded for the course and tuition will not be refunded.

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Spring/Summer Term 2020 Spring Intersession 2020 Summer Intersession 2020
Academic Dates    
Start of Term
Wednesday, May 6 Wednesday, May 6 Monday, June 29
End of Term
Friday, August 28 Friday, June 26 Friday, August 28
Start of Classes Wednesday, May 6 Monday, June 29
End of Classes Wednesday, June 17

Wednesday, August 12

Start of Exams   Friday, June 19 Friday, August 14
End of Exams   Tuesday, June 23 Tuesday, August 18
Registration Dates    
Last day to drop a class without financial penalty*

Tuesday, May 12

Tuesday, May 12

Friday, July 3
Last day to add or swap a course

 

Tuesday, May 12

Friday, July 3
Last day to withdraw from a course** Wednesday, June 17

Wednesday, August 12

Tuition and Refund Dates    
End of refund period

Tuesday, May 12

Tuesday, May 12

Friday, July 3
Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline Friday, May 15 Friday, May 15 Wednesday, July 8
Important Dates    
Spring Convocation Monday-Friday, June 1-5 Monday-Friday, June 1-5
Recognized Holidays (university closed)    
Victoria Day Monday, May 18
Canada Day Wednesday, July 1
Alberta Heritage Day Monday, August 3

*There will be no academic record of a course that is dropped by this date and tuition will be refunded.
**There will be a "W" recorded for the course and tuition will not be refunded.

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