Dates & deadlines

Current semester: Summer 2024 (May - August)

Summer 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, May 3Summer 2024 semester applications close on Education Planner BC at 4:00pm
Mon, May 6First day of classes.
Sun, May 12Last day to drop a course and receive 100% refund.
Mon, May 13 - Tue, May 21Late Registration. Refunds for course drops during this period is 50% per credit.
Wed, May 15Deadline to apply for Ƶ Bursaries, Awards, and Scholarships for Summer Semester.
Fri, May 17Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisite requirements for Fall semester registration.
Fri, May 17Last day to change from credit to audit status in a course.
Mon, May 20Victoria Day - College closed.
Tue, May 21Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").
Tue, May 21Last day to add a course.
Wed, May 22Fee payment deadline for courses added between April 26 and May 21. 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, May 31, Deadline for submission of applications from international students for the Fall 2024 semester.
Mon, Jun 3Summer 2025 semester applications open on Education Planner BC at 9:00am.
Mon, Jun 17 - Fri, Jun 21Summer graduation ceremonies.
Fri, Jun 21Outstanding fees for the Summer semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Tue, Jun 25 - Fri, Jul 12Fall 2024 registration – by College priority
Fri, Jun 28 - Sat, Jul 6Mid-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 8.
Mon, Jul 1Canada Day – College closed.
Mon, Jul 8Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of W.
Mon, Jul 15Applications open for Winter 2025 (February) graduation
Fri, Jul 19Outstanding fees for the Summer semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Fri, Jul 19Deadline to apply for part-time/full-time funding for the Summer Semester.
Mon, Aug 5BC Day – College closed.
Wed, Aug 7Last day of classes for the Summer semester.
Fri, Aug 9 - Sun, Aug 18Examination period.
Thu, Aug 15Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam.
Mon, Aug 19Deadline to pay tuition fees for the Fall semester for domestic and returning international students.
Mon, Aug 19 - Thu, Aug 22The registration system (add/drop) and wait-listing pages are unavailable from August 19 to August 22 due to processing of fee payments.
Thu, Aug 22Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam
Fri, Aug 23The registration system will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday, August 23 for ALL students. Wait-list offers will be available at 9:00 am August 23 and will expire if not accepted by 11:59 pm Sunday, August 25.
Fri, Aug 23 Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from the Fall 2024 semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to the next available semester.
Fri, Aug 29Fall 2024 semester applications close on Education Planner BC at 4:00pm
Next semester: Fall 2024 (September - December)

Fall 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.

Thu, Aug 15Applications open to apply for Ƶ Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for the Fall 2024 semester. 
TBDFall 2024 semester applications close on Education Planner BC at 4:00pm.
Mon, Sept 2Labour Day – College closed
Tue, Sept 3First day of classes.
Mon, Sept 9Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund. 

Note: New Fall 2024 international students must refer to Refund Information For New First-Semester International Students
Tue, Sept 10 - Mon, Sept 16Refunds for courses dropped during this period are 50% of the course fee.
TBDDeadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course pre-requisites for the Winter registration.
Thu, Sep 12Last day to change from credit to audit status in a course.
Sun, Sept 15Deadline to apply for Ƶ Fall semester  Bursaries, Awards, and Scholarships.
Mon, Sept 16Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" on record 
Mon, Sept 16Last day to add a course.
Tue, Sept 17Fee payment deadline for courses added between Aug 23 and Sept 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.
Fri, Sept 27Deadline for submission of applications from international students for the Winter 2025 term.
Mon, Sept 30College closed - National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Tue, Oct 1Fall 2025 Ƶ Entrance Scholarship applications open.
Tue, Oct 1Fall 2025 semester applications open on Education Planner BC at 9:00am.
Mon, Oct 14Thanksgiving Day – College closed
Fri, Oct 18Outstanding fees for the Fall 2024 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Mon, Oct 28 to Sat, Nov 2Mid-semester: students may obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses before Nov 4.
Mon, Nov 4Last day to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of W
Mon, Nov 11College closed - Remembrance Day 
Tue, Nov 12 to Fri, Nov 29Winter 2025 registration - by College priority
Thu, Nov 14Deadline to apply for full-time, part-time, and Adult Upgrading Grant funding for the Fall semester.
Sun, Nov 17Deadline for Winter 2025 study permit confirmation for international students. 
Fri, Nov 22Outstanding fees for the Fall 2024 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.
Sat, Nov 30Winter 2025 (February) graduation application deadline.
Wed, Dec 4Last day of classes for the Fall 2024 semester.
Fri, Dec 6 to Sun, Dec 15Examination period
Mon, Dec 9Deadline to pay tuition fees for the Winter 2025 semester for domestic and returning international students.
Mon, Dec 9 - Thu, Dec 12The registration system (course add/drop/wait-listing) is unavailable from Dec 9 to Dec 12 due to processing of fee payments.
Thu, Dec 12Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam
Fri, Dec 13The registration system will reopen at 9:00 am on Dec 13 for ALL students. Wait-list offers will be available at 9:00 am and will expire if not accepted by 11:59 pm Dec 15.
Fri, Dec 13Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from the Winter 2025 semester and receive 50% refund or defer admission to the next available semester.
Mon, Dec 16Winter semester applications for Ƶ Bursaries, Awards, and Scholarships open.
Thu, Dec 19Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam
Sun, Dec 24 to Sun, Dec 31College closed - open for employees only on Dec 27 and Dec 30.
Previous semester: Winter 2024 (January - April)

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 Ƶ 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 15Graduation 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 drop a course without receiving a "W" on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a notation of "W").

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

Last day to add a course.

Wed, Jan 17

Fee 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.

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

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 Ƶ Entrance Scholarship
Mon, Apr 1Easter Monday - College closed.   
Fri, Apr 12Last day of classes for Winter semester.
Mon, Apr 15

Applications open for Ƶ Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for Summer semester

Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course pre-requisites for the Fall registration.

Tue, Apr 16 - Wed, Apr 24Examination period.
Mon, Apr 22 Deadline to pay tuition fees for Summer semester for domestic and returning international students
Mon, Apr 22 Grades due at 9:00 am for classes without a final exam
Mon, Apr 22 - Thu, Apr 25The registration system (add/drop) and wait-listing pages are unavailable from April 22 to April 25 due to processing of fee payments.
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.
Mon, Apr 29Deadline 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.
Tue, Apr 30Grades due at 9:00 am for classes with a final exam