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University of Calgary Calendar 2021-2022 Academic Schedule
Academic Schedule
2021-2022 Academic Dates and Deadlines

The academic year starts with the Fall Term and ends with the Summer Intersession.

The schedules for the Juris Doctor, Doctor of Medicine and the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine may have different start and end dates.

Courses taught according to a non-standard schedule have different drop, add and withdrawal deadlines. Please refer to the Student Centre for deadlines specific to courses with a non-standard schedule.

The academic schedule may be updated online when required and as needed.

See: Spring/Summer 2021 | Fall/Winter 2021/22 | Spring/Summer 2022

Spring/Summer Term 2021 Spring Intersession 2021 Summer Intersession 2021
Academic Dates    
Start of Term
Monday, May 3 Wednesday, May 5 Monday, June 28
End of Term

Friday, August 27

Friday, June 25

Friday, August 27

Start of Classes Wednesday, May 5 Monday, June 28
End of Classes Thursday, June 17

Wednesday, August 11

Start of Exams Monday, June 21 Friday, August 13
End of Exams

Wednesday, June 23

Tuesday, August 17
Registration Dates    
Last day to drop a class without financial penalty* Tuesday, May 11 Tuesday, May 11 Friday, July 2
Last day to add or swap a course Tuesday, May 11 Friday, July 2
Last day to withdraw from a course** Thursday, June 17

Wednesday, August 11

Tuition and Refund Dates    
End of refund period Tuesday, May 11

Tuesday, May 11

Friday, July 2
Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline Friday, May 14 Friday, May 14 Wednesday, July 7
Important Dates    
Spring Convocation Monday-Friday, May 31-June 4
Recognized Holidays (university closed)    
Victoria Day Monday, May 24
Canada Day
Thursday, July 1
Alberta Heritage Day Monday, August 2

*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 2021 Winter Term 2022
Academic Dates   
Start of Term
Monday, August 30 Monday, January 3
End of Term
Friday, December 24 Friday, April 29
Block Week Monday-Friday August 30-September 3 Monday-Friday, January 3-7
Start of Classes Tuesday, September 7 Monday, January 10
Term Break, no classes Sunday-Saturday, November 7-13 Sunday-Saturday, February 20-26
End of Classes Wednesday, December 8 Tuesday, April 12
Start of Exams Saturday, December 11 Tuesday, April 19
End of Exams Wednesday, December 22 Friday, April 29
Registration Dates   
Last day to drop a class without financial penalty* Thursday, September 16 Thursday, January 20
Last day to add or swap a course Friday, September 17 Friday, January 21
Last day to withdraw from a course** Wednesday, December 8 Tuesday, April 12
Tuition and Refund Dates   
End of refund period Thursday, September 16 Thursday, January 20
Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline Friday, September 24 Friday, January 28
Important Dates   
Deadline to Apply for Fall Convocation

Wednesday, September 15

Fall Convocation Tuesday, November 9
Deadline to Apply for Winter Conferral of Degree Saturday, January 15
Winter Conferral of Degree Monday, February 14
Deadline to Apply for Spring Convocation Thursday, March 31
Recognized Holidays (university closed)   
Labour Day Monday, September 6
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 11
Remembrance Day Thursday, November 11
Holiday Observance Saturday-Friday, December 25-31
New Year's Day Saturday, January 1
Alberta Family Day Monday, February 21
Good Friday Friday, April 15
Easter Monday Monday, April 18

*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 2022 Spring Intersession 2022 Summer Intersession 2022
Academic Dates    
Start of Term
Monday, May 2 Monday, May 2 Monday, June 27
End of Term
Friday, August 26 Friday, June 24 Friday, August 26
Start of Classes Wednesday, May 4 Monday, June 27
End of Classes Thursday, June 16

Wednesday, August 10

Start of Exams   Monday, June 20 Friday, August 12
End of Exams   Wednesday, June 22 Monday, August 15
Registration Dates    
Last day to drop a class without financial penalty*

Monday, May 9

Monday, May 9

Thursday, June 30
Last day to add or swap a course

 

Monday, May 9

Thursday, June 30
Last day to withdraw from a course** Thursday, June 16

Wednesday, August 10

Tuition and Refund Dates    
End of refund period

Monday, May 9

Monday, May 9

Thursday, June 30
Tuition and Fee Payment Deadline Wednesday, May 11 Wednesday, May 11 Wednesday, July 6
Important Dates    
Spring Convocation Monday-Friday May 30-June 3
Recognized Holidays (university closed)    
Victoria Day Monday, May 23
Canada Day
Friday, July 1
Alberta Heritage Day Monday, August 1

*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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