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Dates and deadlines

Please select the semester you would like to view from the links below or scroll down the page. 
2018/19 Academic Year  2019/20 Academic Year 
Fall 2018
 
Fall 2019
Winter 2019
 
Winter 2020
Summer 2019

Summer 2020
    

 

Fall Semester 2018 (Sept - Dec)

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to courses that are 15 weeks in length (comprising instruction and final exams). Course deadline dates, where the course is less than a full semester in length will be pro-rated. Some courses of less than 15 weeks are not eligible for any refund. (See Refund Schedule).

Sat, Sept 1

Applications open for bursaries/awards and scholarships administered by Douglas College for Fall semester.

 

Recommended deadline for applicants submitting foreign documents. Documents submitted after this date will be processed but students are advised to obtain pre-requisite waivers for courses in which they intend to enrol for Winter 2019.

Sat, Sept 1 – Sun, Dec 9

Applications for the Winter semester for open enrolment programs will be processed but students will receive a late registration appointment time.

Mon, Sept 3

College closed – Labour Day

 

Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund.

Tue, Sept 4

All classes begin. Late registration begins.

Tue, Sept 4 – Sun, Sept 16

Refunds for course drops during this period are 50% per credit.

Fri, Sept 14

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

Sat, Sept 15  Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisites for Winter registration. 

Sun, Sept 16

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").

Last day to add a course.

Mon, Sept 17 Fee payment deadline for courses added between August 24 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 28

Deadline for applications from international students for the Winter semester.

 

Deadline to apply for Winter (February) 2019 graduation without a late fee.

 

Deadline to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant funding for Fall semester.

Mon, Oct 1

Deadline to apply for bursaries/awards and scholarships administered by Douglas College for the Fall semester.

 

Apply for full-time student loans for Winter semester at www.studentaidbc.ca.

Mon, Oct 1 –Fri, Dec 14

Late applications for Winter 2019 graduation will be accepted with a late fee of $25.

Mon, Oct 8

College closed – Thanksgiving Day

Mon, Oct 15 – Fri, Oct 19

Mid-semester – students to obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses by the deadline below.

Fri, Oct 19 Outstanding fees for the Fall 2018 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.

Fri, Oct 19

Deadline for students placed on academic probation from the Summer semester to meet with a counsellor. Students who do not meet with a counsellor by this date will be unable to access their records or register for future semesters.

Tue, Oct 30

Deadline to apply for part-time funding for Fall semester.

 

Frist day to apply for Adult Upgrading Grand and/or Part-time Grant funding for Winter semester.

Sun, Nov 4

Last day to drop a course or completely withdraw from the College. Students will receive a “W” grade on their permanent record.

Sun, Nov 11

College closed - Remembrance Day

Mon, Nov 12  College closed - Remembrance Day (observed)
Mon, Nov 19  Outstanding fees for the Fall 2018 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.

Tue, Nov 13 – Fri, Nov 30

Registration – Winter semester – by College priority

Mon, Dec 3

Last day of classes.

 

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Winter semester for returning international students.

Wed, Dec 5 – Sun, Dec 16

Examination period.

Mon, Dec 10

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Winter semester (domestic students).

 

Grades due by 9:00am for classes without a final exam.

Mon, Dec 10 – Thurs, Dec 13 The registration system (add/drop) and wait-listing pages are unavailable from December 10 to December 13, 2018 due to processing of fee payments.

Mon, Dec 10 – Fri, Jan 18

Applications for the Winter semester, and all documents for general admission programs, must be submitted in-person only. Applicants applying during this period will receive a registration time in the last priority time slots.

Wed, Dec 12

Deadline for new, first-semester international students to withdraw from Winter 2019 semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to Summer semester.

Fri, Dec 14 The registration system will reopen at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 for ALL students. Wait list offers will be available at 9:00 a.m. December 14 and will expire if not accepted by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, December 16, 2018.

Wed, Dec 19

Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam.

Sat, Dec 22 – Wed, Dec 26

College closed.

Thu, Dec 27 – Fri, Dec 28

College closed to the public.

Sat, Dec 29 – Tue, Jan1

College closed

Winter Semester 2019 (January - April)

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to courses that are 15 weeks in length (comprising instruction and final exams). Course deadline dates, where the course is less than a full semester in length will be pro-rated. Some courses of less than 15 weeks are not eligible for any refund. (See Refund Schedule).

Tue, Jan 1

Applications open for Bursaries/Awards and Scholarships administered by Douglas College for Winter semester only.

 

Recommended deadline for applicants submitting foreign documents. Documents submitted after this date will be processed but students are advised to obtain pre-requisite waivers for courses in which they intend to enrol for Summer 2019.

Tue, Jan 1

Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund.

Wed, Jan 2

All classes begin.Late registration begins.

Wed, Jan 2 –Tue, Jan 15

Refunds for course drops during this period are 50% credit.

Tue, Jan 2 – Sun, Apr 14

Applications for the Summer semester for open enrolment programs will be processed but students will receive a late registration appointment time.

Tue, Jan 15

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").

 

Last day to add a course.

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

Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisites for Summer registration.

Wed, Jan 16 Fee payment deadline for courses added between Dec. 14 and Jan. 15. 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. 

Thu, Jan 31

Deadline to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant funding for Winter Semester.

Thu, Jan 31

Deadline for submission of applications from international students for the Summer semester.

 

Deadline to apply for Summer 2019 graduation (June) without a late fee.

Fri, Feb 1 – Fri, Apr 12

Late applications for Summer 2019 graduation will be accepted with a late fee of $25.

Fri, Feb 1

Deadline to apply for Bursaries/Awards and Scholarships administered by Douglas College for Winter Semester only.

 

Applications open for Entrance Scholarships (high school students only)

 

Apply for full time student loans for Summer semester (www.studentaidbc.ca).

Mon, Feb 18

College closed – BC Family Day

Tue, Feb 19 – Sat, Feb 23

Study break - classes cancelled

Wed, Feb 20 – Thu, Feb 21

Winter graduation ceremonies

Thurs, Feb 21 Outstanding fees for the Winter 2019 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.

Fri, Feb 22

Deadline for students placed on academic probation from the Fall semester to meet with a counsellor.Students who do not meet with a counsellor by this date will be unable to access their records or register for future semesters.

Thu, Feb 28  Deadline to apply for part-time funding for the Winter semester. 
 Fri, Mar 1 First day to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant and/or part-time funding for the Summer semester. 

Mon, Mar 4 – Sat, Mar 9

Mid-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.

Tue, Mar 12 – Fri, Mar 29

Registration – Summer semester – by College priority.

Sun, Mar 17

Last day to drop a course or completely withdraw from the College (students will receive a "W" on permanent record).

 Thurs, Mar 21 Outstanding fees for the Winter 2019 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.

Mon, Apr 1

Deadline to apply for Entrance Scholarships.

Mon, Apr 8

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Summer semester for returning international students.

 

Last day of Winter semester classes

Wed, Apr 10 – Thu, Apr 18

Exam period

Mon, Apr 15

Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam.

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Summer semester (domestic students).

Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisites for Fall registration.

Mon, Apr 15 – Fri, May 17

Applications for Summer semester and all documents for general admission programs must be submitted in-person only.Applicants applying during this period will receive a registration time in the last priority time slots.

Fri, Apr 19

College closed – Good Friday

Mon, Apr 22

College closed – Easter Monday

Thu, Apr 25

Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from Summer semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to Fall semester.

Fri, Apr 26

Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam.

Summer Semester 2019 (May - August)

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to courses that are 15 weeks in length (comprising instruction and final exams). Course deadline dates, where the course is less than a full semester in length will be pro-rated. Some courses of less than 15 weeks are not eligible for any refund. (See Refund Schedule).

 

Wed, May 1

Apply for Bursaries administered by Douglas College for Summer semester only.

 

Recommended deadline for applicants submitting foreign documents. Documents submitted after this date will be processed but students are advised to obtain pre-requisite waivers for courses in which they intend to enrol for Fall 2019.

Mon, Apr 29 – Sun, Aug 18

Application or reapplications for Fall semester for general admission programs will be processed but students will receive a late registration appointment time.

Sun, May 5

Last day to drop a Summer semester course and receive a 100% refund.

Mon, May 6

All classes begin.Late registration begins.

Mon, May 6 - Mon, May 20

Refunds for course drops during this period are 50% credit.

Fri, May 17

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

Mon, May 20

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").

Last day to add a course.

Mon, May 20

College closed - Victoria Day

Fri, May 31

Deadline to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant funding for Summer semester.

Deadline for submission of applications from international students (including all documentation) for the Fall semester.

Sat, Jun 1

Deadline to apply for Bursaries applications administered by Douglas College for Summer semester only.

Fri, Jun 14

Deadline for students placed on academic probation from the Winter semester to meet with a counsellor.Students who do not meet with a counsellor by this date will be unable to access their records or register for future semesters.

Sat, Jun 15

Apply for full time student loans for Fall semester (www.studentaidbc.ca).

Mon, Jun 17 – Sat, Jun 22

Mid-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.

Tue, Jun 11 – Thu, Jun 13

Summer (June) graduation ceremonies.

Tue, Jun 25 – Fri, Jul 12

Registration - Fall semester - By College priority.

Fri, Jun 28

Deadline to apply for part-time funding for Summer Semester.

Mon, Jul 1

College closed - Canada Day

Tue, Jul 2

First day to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant or Part-time funding for Fall semester.

Sun, Jul 7

Last day to drop a course or completely withdraw from the College (students will receive a "W" on permanent record).

Mon, Aug 5

College closed – BC Day

Wed, Aug 7

Last day of classes

Fri, Aug 9 –Mon, Aug 19

Examination period

Mon, Aug 12

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Fall semester for returning international students.

Wed, Aug 14

Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam

Mon, Aug 19

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Fall semester (domestic students)

Mon, Aug 19 – Sun, Sept 15

Applications for the Fall semester, and all documents for general admission programs must be submitted in-person only.Applicants applying during this period will receive a registration time in the last priority time slots or later.

Fri, Aug 23

Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam

 

Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from Fall semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to Winter semester

Fall Semester 2019 (Sept - Dec)

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to courses that are 15 weeks in length (comprising instruction and final exams). Course deadline dates, where the course is less than a full semester in length will be pro-rated. Some courses of less than 15 weeks are not eligible for any refund. (See Refund Schedule).

Sun, Sept 1

Applications open for bursaries/awards and scholarships administered by Douglas College for Fall semester.

Mon, Sept 2

College closed – Labour Day

Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund.

Tue, Sept 3

All classes begin. Late registration begins.

Tue, Sept 3 – Sun, Sept 15

Refunds for course drops during this period are 50% per credit.

Fri, Sept 13

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

Sun, Sept 15

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").

Last day to add a course.

Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisites for Winter registration.

Mon, Sept 16 Fee payment deadline for courses added between August 23 and Sept 15. 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 27

Deadline for applications from international students for the Winter semester.

 

Deadline to apply for Winter (February) graduation without a late fee.

 

Deadline to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant funding for Fall semester.

Tue, Oct 1

Deadline to apply for bursaries/awards and scholarships administered by Douglas College for the Fall semester.

 

Apply for full-time student loans for Winter semester at www.studentaidbc.ca.

Tue, Oct 1 –Fri, Dec 13

Late applications for Winter (February) graduation will be accepted with a late fee of $25.

Mon, Oct 14

College closed – Thanksgiving Day

Tue, Oct 15 – Fri, Oct 18

Mid-semester – students to obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses by Nov. 3 deadline.

Fri, Oct 18

Outstanding fees for the Fall semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.

Deadline for students placed on academic probation from the Summer semester to meet with a counsellor. Students who do not meet with a counsellor by this date will be unable to access their records or register for future semesters.

Wed, Oct 30

Deadline to apply for part-time funding for Fall semester.

 

First day to apply for Adult Upgrading Grand and/or Part-time Grant funding for Winter semester.

Sun, Nov 3

Last day to drop a course or completely withdraw from the College. Students will receive a “W” grade on their permanent record.

Mon, Nov 11 College closed - Remembrance Day

Tue, Nov 12 – Fri, Nov 29

Registration – Winter semester – by College priority

Mon, Nov 18 Outstanding fees for the Fall 2018 semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100. 

Mon, Dec 2

Last day of classes.

 

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Winter semester for returning international students.

Wed, Dec 4 – Mon, Dec 16

Examination period.

Mon, Dec 9

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Winter semester (domestic students).

 

Grades due by 9:00am for classes without a final exam.

Mon, Dec 16 – Fri, Jan 17

Applications for the Winter semester, and all documents for general admission programs, must be submitted in-person only. Applicants applying during this period will receive a registration time in the last priority time slots.

Wed, Dec 18

Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam.

 Mon, Dec 23 Deadline for new, first-semester international students to withdraw from Winter semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to Summer semester. 

Tue, Dec 24 – Thu, Dec 26

College closed.

Fri, Dec 27 & Mon, Dec 30

College closed to the public.

Tue, Dec 31 – Wed, Jan1

College closed

Winter Semester 2020 (January - April)

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to courses that are 15 weeks in length (comprising instruction and final exams). Course deadline dates, where the course is less than a full semester in length will be pro-rated. Some courses of less than 15 weeks are not eligible for any refund. (See Refund Schedule).

Wed, Jan 1

Applications open for Bursaries/Awards and Scholarships administered by Douglas College for Winter semester.

Sun, Jan 5

Last day to drop a course and receive a 100% refund.

Mon, Jan 6

All classes begin. Late registration begins.

Mon, Jan 6 –Sun, Jan 19

Refunds for course drops during this period are 50% credit.

Thu, Jan 16  Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisites for Summer semester registration.
Fri, Jan 17  Last day to change from credit to audit status in a course.

Sun, Jan 19

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").

 

Last day to add a course.

Fri, Jan 31

Deadline to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant funding for Winter Semester.

Deadline for submission of applications from international students for the Summer semester.

Deadline to apply for Summer (June) graduation without a late fee.

Sat, Feb 1 –  Thu, Apr 9

Late applications for Summer (June) graduation will be accepted with a late fee of $25.

Sat, Feb 1

Deadline to apply for Bursaries/Awards and Scholarships administered by Douglas College for Winter Semester.

 

Applications open for Entrance Scholarships (high school students only)

 

Apply for full time student loans for Summer semester (www.studentaidbc.ca).

Mon, Feb 17

College closed – BC Family Day

Tue, Feb 18 – Sat, Feb 22

Study break - classes cancelled

Wed, Feb 19 – Thu, Feb 20

Winter graduation ceremonies

Fri, Feb 21

Deadline for students placed on academic probation from the Fall semester to meet with a counsellor. Students who do not meet with a counsellor by this date will be unable to access their records or register for future semesters.

Sat, Feb 29 Deadline to apply for part-time funding for the Winter semester.
Sun, Mar 1 First day to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant and/or part-time funding for the Summer semester.

Mon, Mar 2 – Sat, Mar 7

Mid-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 Mar 15.

Tue, Mar 10 – Fri, Mar 27

Registration – Summer semester – by College priority.

Sun, Mar 15

Last day to drop a course or completely withdraw from the College (students will receive a "W" on permanent record).

Wed, Apr 1

Deadline to apply for Entrance Scholarships.

Mon, Apr 6

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Summer semester for returning international students.

 

Thu, Apr 9  Last day of Winter semester classes.
Fri, Apr 10 College closed - Good Friday
Mon, Apr 13  College closed - Easter Monday
Tue, Apr 14  Deadline to pay tuition fees for Summer semester (domestic students).

Tue, Apr 14 – Wed, Apr 22

Exam period

Wed, Apr 15 Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequisites for Fall registration. 
Thu, Apr 16  Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam.
Mon, Apr 20 - Fri, May 15 Applications for Summer semester and all documents for open enrolment programs must be submitted in-person only. Applicants applying during this period will receive a registration time in the last priority time slots.
Mon, Apr 27  Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from Summer semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to Fall semester. 
Tue, Apr 28  Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam.

Summer Semester 2020 (May - August)

Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to courses that are 15 weeks in length (comprising instruction and final exams). Course deadline dates, where the course is less than a full semester in length will be pro-rated. Some courses of less than 15 weeks are not eligible for any refund. (See Refund Schedule).

 

Fri, May 1

Apply for Bursaries administered by Douglas College for Summer semester only.

Sun, May 3

Last day to drop a Summer semester course and receive a 100% refund.

Mon, May 4

All classes begin.Late registration begins.

Mon, May 4 - Mon, May 18

Refunds for course drops during this period are 50% credit.

Fri, May 15

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

Mon, May 18  College closed - Victoria Day

Mon, May 18

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a grade of "W").

Last day to add a course.

Fri, May 31

Deadline to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant funding for Summer semester.

Deadline for submission of applications from international students (including all documentation) for the Fall semester.

Sat, Jun 1

Deadline to apply for Bursaries applications administered by Douglas College for Summer semester only.

Tue, Jun 9 - Thu, Jun 11  Summer graduation ceremonies. 

Fri, Jun 12

Deadline for students placed on academic probation from the Winter semester to meet with a counsellor. Students who do not meet with a counsellor by this date will be unable to access their records or register for future semesters.

Mon, Jun 15

Apply for full time student loans for Fall semester (www.studentaidbc.ca).

Mon, Jun 15 – Sat, Jun 20

Mid-semester - students may obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses by the July 5th deadline.

Tue, Jun 23 – Fri, Jul 10

Registration - Fall semester - By College priority.

Tue, Jun 30

Deadline to apply for part-time funding for Summer Semester.

Wed, Jul 1

College closed - Canada Day

Tue, Jul 2

First day to apply for Adult Upgrading Grant or Part-time funding for Fall semester.

Sun, Jul 5

Last day to drop a course or completely withdraw from the College (students will receive a "W" on permanent record).

Mon, Aug 3

College closed – BC Day

Wed, Aug 5

Last day of classes

Fri, Aug 7 -  Sun, Aug 16 Exam period. 

Mon, Aug 10

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Fall semester for returning international students.

Wed, Aug 12

Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam

Mon, Aug 17

Deadline to pay tuition fees for Fall semester (domestic students)

Tue, Aug 18 – Sun, Sept 20

Applications for the Fall semester, and all documents for general admission programs must be submitted in-person only.Applicants applying during this period will receive a registration time in the last priority time slots or later.

Thu, Aug 20

Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam.

Mon, Aug 31  Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from Fall semester and receive a 50% refund or defer admission to Winter semester.