Academic Dates 2017/2018

Drop Dates for Courses without Part of Term

ACADEMIC CLASS ADD/DROP DATES (For financial deadlines and refund dates, visit www.moneymatters.dal.ca.)

Term Identifier

Part of Term Description

Duration of Classes

Last Day to Change and Add Classes for registered students

Last Day to Drop without “W”

Last Day to Change from Audit to Credit and Vice Versa

Last Day to Drop with “W”

Summer Term 2017

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

May 1 - July 28, 2017

May 12, 2017

May 29, 2017

June 26, 2017

9

12-week Term

June 1 - August 25, 2017

June 7, 2017

June 30, 2017

July 28, 2017

A

7-week Term

May 8 - June 23, 2017

May 12, 2017

May 22, 2017

June 9, 2017

D

3-week Term

May 8 - May 30, 2017

May 10, 2017

May 15, 2017

May 22, 2017

E

3-week Term

June 1 - June 23, 2017

June 5, 2017

June 9, 2017

June 19, 2017

B

7-week Term

July 4 - August 18, 2017

July 10, 2017

July 21, 2017

August 4, 2017

F

3-week Term

July 4 - July 26, 2017

July 6, 2017

July 10, 2017

July 17, 2017

G

3-week Term

July 27 - August 18, 2017

July 31, 2017

August 4, 2017

August 11, 2017

Fall Term 2017

X/Y

Full Year Class

September 5, 2017 - April 10, 2018

September 18, 2017

October 31, 2017

February 5, 2018

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

September 5 - December 5, 2017

September 18, 2017

October 2, 2017

October 31, 2017

Winter Term 2018

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

January 8 - April 10, 2018

January 19, 2018

February 5, 2018

March 12, 2018

Q

4th-year Nursing

January 8 - March 15, 2018

January 17, 2018

January 29, 2018

February 19, 2018

Summer Term 2018

1 (UG),
2 (GR)

Full Term

May 7 - August 3, 2018

May 22, 2018

June 6, 2018

July 9, 2018

9

12-week Term

May 31 - August 24, 2018

June 13, 2018

June 27, 2018

July 26, 2018

A

7-week Term

May 7 - June 22, 2018

May 14, 2018

May 22, 2018

June 7, 2018

D

3-week Term

May 7 - May 29, 2018

May 9, 2018

May 11, 2018

May 18, 2018

E

3-week Term

May 31 - June 22, 2018

June 4, 2018

June 6, 2018

June 13, 2018

B

7-week Term

July 3 - August 17, 2018

July 10, 2018

July 18, 2018

August 3, 2018

F

3-week Term

July 3 - July 25, 2018

July 5, 2018

July 9, 2018

July 16, 2018

G

3-week Term

July 26 - August 17, 2018

July 30, 2018

August 1, 2018

August 8, 2018

Other Academic Dates

2017

 

May

 
Friday, 12 Convocation (Faculty of Agriculture)
Monday, 22 Victoria Day - University closed
Friday, 26 -
Saturday, June 3

Spring Convocations

July

 
Sunday, 2 Last day to apply to graduate in October without paying a fee
Monday, 3 University closed in lieu of Canada Day

August

 
Monday, 7 Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed
Thursday, 31
Last day for those expecting to receive graduate degrees in October to make electronic submission to FGS http://www.dal.ca/faculty/gradstudies/currentstudents/thesisanddefences.html
Last day to have Leave of Absence or change of student status approved by Graduate Studies for September

September

 
Monday, 4 Labour Day - University closed
Tuesday, 5 Classes begin, fall term

October

 
Monday, 2 -
Tuesday, 3
Fall Convocations
Monday, 9 Thanksgiving Day - University closed

November

 
Monday, 13 University closed in lieu of Remembrance Day
Monday, 6 -
Friday, 10
Study Break (except students in Co-op Clinicals, or Internships)

December

 
Friday, 1  Last day to apply to graduate in May without paying the late fee
Tuesday, 5 *

Classes end, fall term *
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Monday classes will be held

Thursday, 7 Examinations begin
Friday, 15

Last day to make electronic submission to FGS for those convocating in May and only registering in the fall term http://www.dal.ca/faculty/gradstudies/currentstudents/thesisanddefences.html

Friday, 22

Last day to have Leave of Absence or change in student status approved for winter term

Sunday, 17 Examinations end

2018

 

January

 
Monday, 1 New Year's Day - University closed
Monday, 8 Classes begin, winter term

February

 
Friday, 2 Munro Day - University closed 
Monday, 19 -
Friday, 23
Study break
Monday, 19 Nova Scotia Heritage Day - University closed

March

 

Friday, 30

Good Friday - University closed

April

 
Friday, 6
Last day for those expecting to receive graduate degrees in May to make electronic submission to FGS http://www.dal.ca/faculty/gradstudies/currentstudents/thesisanddefences.html

Monday, 9 AND
Tuesday, 10 **

Classes end, regular session **
Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - Friday classes will be held
Thursday, 12 Examinations begin, regular session
Thursday, 26 Examinations end, regular session
Friday, 28 Last day to have Leave of Absence or change in student status approved for summer term

May

 
Friday, 11 Convocation (Faculty of Agriculture)
Monday, 21 Victoria Day - University closed
Friday, 25 - Saturday, June 2
Spring Convocations

July

 
Monday, 2 Last day to apply to graduate in October without paying a fee
University closed in lieu of Canada Day

August

 
Monday, 6 Halifax/Dartmouth Natal Day - University closed
Friday, 31
Last day to have Leave of Absence or change of student status approved by Graduate Studies for September


* Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - Monday classes will be held

** Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - Friday classes will be held