Dates & deadlines

Winter Term 2 changes

The start date of classes for Winter Term 2 has changed. Classes will now start on January 11, 2021 for most students.

Most 2020 Winter Term 2 courses are primarily online — read UBC’s announcement. Room assignments for in-person courses are subject to change.

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

Winter session term 2

January 2021

Jan 1 University closed for New Year’s Day
Jan 11 Winter Session Term 2 begins for most faculties
Jan 14 Tuition and fee deadline for most faculties.
Jan 22 Last day to drop Term 2 courses without a W standing
Feb 15 University closed for Family Day.
Feb 15-19
(inclusive)
Reading Break for most faculties.
Apr 2 University closed for Good Friday
Apr 5 University closed for Easter Monday
Apr 13 Last day to drop Term 2 courses with a W standing
Apr 13 Last day of classes for most faculties
Apr 16 Exams begin for most faculties
Apr 29 Last day of exams for most faculties