Dates & deadlines

Important deadlines

The Academic Calendar is a comprehensive guide to all programs, courses, services, and academic policies at the University of British Columbia. The Calendar also serves as a record of many University academic policies and procedures. The online Calendar is the official Calendar. Changes are incorporated online at intervals throughout the year.

Explore the Academic Calendar for dates and deadlines of the academic year.

Dates and deadlines

2022/23 Winter session term 1

Sept. 5 University closed for Labour Day
Sept. 6 Winter Session Term 1 begins for most faculties
Sept. 7 Tuition and fee deadline for most faculties
Sept. 19 Last day to add most Winter Term 1 courses
Last day to change the auditing status for Term 1 courses
Sept. 20 Last day to drop Term 1 courses without a W standing
Sept. 26 Last day to drop most full-year courses without a W standing
Sept. 30 University closed for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Oct. 10 University closed for Thanksgiving
Oct. 28 Last day to drop most Winter Term 1 courses with a W standing
Nov. 7-11 (inclusive) Midterm Break for most faculties
Nov. 11 University closed for Remembrance Day
Dec. 2 Last day to withdraw from most full-year courses with a W standing
Dec. 8 Last day of classes for most faculties
Dec. 11 Exams begin for most faculties
Dec. 22 Last day of exams for most faculties
Dec. 26 University closed for Boxing Day
Dec. 27 University closed for a holiday in lieu of Christmas Day

2022/23 Winter session term 2

Jan. 2 University closed in lieu of New Year’s Day
Jan. 9 Winter Session Term 2 begins for most faculties
Jan. 11 Tuition and fee deadline for most faculties.
Jan. 15 Deadline to apply for a change of program or change of campus for the 2023 Winter Session, for most programs
Jan. 20 Last day to drop Term 2 courses without a W standing
Feb. 20 University closed for Family Day
Feb. 20-24 (inclusive) Midterm Break for most faculties
Mar. 24 Last day to drop Term 2 courses with a W standing
Apr. 7 University closed for Good Friday
Apr. 10 University closed for Easter Monday
Apr. 13 Last day of classes for most faculties
Apr. 17 Exams begin for most faculties
Apr. 28 Last day of exams for most faculties