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Academic Calendar

Spring 2017

Spring 2017 Academic Spring Online Spring II Online ESL Spring ESL Spring II
On-ground ONL1 ONL2    
Jan 16 - Apr 29 Jan 16 - Mar 11 Mar 6 - Apr 29 Jan 16 - Mar 4 Mar 13 - Apr 29
(15-week) (8-week) (8-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Spring opens Nov 14 Nov 14 Nov 14 Dec 16 Feb 13
New Student Orientation 1)Jan 4-6
2)Jan 10-12
- - 1)Jan 4-6
2)Jan 10-12
TBA
Registration closes without late registration fee Jan 9 Jan 9 Feb 27 Jan 9 Mar 6
First Day of Classes Jan 16 Jan 16 Mar 6 Jan 16 Mar 13
Last day to add/drop course(s) Jan 23 Jan 23 Mar 13 Jan 23 Mar 20
Last day to apply for Spring graduation Feb 10 Feb 10 Feb 10 - -
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Mar 10 Feb 13 Apr 3 - -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Mar 24 Feb 17 Apr 7 Feb 10 Apr 7
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Apr 29 Mar 11 Apr 29 Mar 4 Apr 29
Grades due by faculty May 1 Mar 13 May 1 Mar 6 May 1
Grades available on Student Portal May 2 Mar 14 May 2 Mar 7 May 2
Commencement Ceremony May 6 May 6 May 6 - -
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar May 16 Mar 28 May 16 Mar 21 May 16

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer I 2017

Summer Session I 2017
Degree
Summer I Online
ESL
On-ground
ONL
May 4 - Jun 28
May 4 - Jun 28
May 8 - Jun 24
(8-week)
(8-week)
(7-week)
Registration for Summer Session I opens Apr 1 Apr 1 Apr 10
New Student Orientation TBA - -
Registration closes without late registration fee Apr 28 Apr 28 May 5
First Day of Classes May 4 May 4 May 8
Last day to add/drop course(s) May 10 May 10 May 15
Memorial Day, VIU is closed May 29 May 29 May 29
Last day to apply for Summer I  graduation Jun 1 Jun 1 -
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jun 5 Jun 5 -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Jun 7 Jun 7 Jun 2
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Jun 28 Jun 28 Jun 24
Grades due by faculty Jun 29 Jun 29 Jun 26
Grades available on Student Portal Jun 30 Jun 30 Jun 27
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Jul 14 Jul 14 Jul 11

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer II 2017

Summer Session II 2017
Degree
Summer II Online
ESL
On-ground
ONL
Jun 29 - Aug 23
Jun 29 - Aug 23
Jul 3 - Aug 19
(8-week)
(8-week)
(7-week)
Registration for Summer Session II opens May 22 May 22 Jun 5
New Student Orientation TBA - -
Registration closes without late registration fee Jun 23 Jun 23 Jun 30
Independence Day, VIU is closed Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4
First Day of Classes Jun 29 Jun 29 Jul 3
Last day to add/drop course(s) Jul 5 Jul 5 Jul 10
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jul 31 Jul 31 -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Aug 2 Aug 2 Jul 28
Last day to apply for Summer II graduation Aug 1 Aug 1 -
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Aug 23 Aug 23 Aug 19
Grades due by faculty Aug 24 Aug 24 Aug 21
Grades available on Student Portal Aug 25 Aug 25 Aug 22
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Sep 8 Sep 8 Sep 5

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Fall 2017

Fall 2017 Degree Fall Online Fall II Online ESL Fall ESL Fall II
On-ground ONL1 ONL2    
Aug 28 - Dec 16 Aug 29 - Oct 21 Oct 23 - Dec 16 Aug 28 - Oct 14 Oct 23 - Dec 16
(15-week) (8-week) (8-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Fall opens Jul 10 Jul 10 Jul 10 Jul 31 Sep 25
New Student Orientation Aug 15 & 23 - - - -
Registration closes without late registration fee Aug 21 Aug 21 Oct 16 Aug 25 Oct 20
First Day of Classes Aug 28 Aug 28 Oct 23 Aug 28 Oct 23
Labor Day, VIU is closed Sep 4 Sep 4 - Sep 4 -
Last day to add/drop course(s) - Closed at 5 p.m. Sep 5 Sep 5 Oct 30 Sep 5 Oct 30
Last day to apply for Fall graduation Oct 2 Oct 2 Oct 2 - -
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty  Oct 27 Sep 25 Nov 20 - -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Nov 3 Sep 29 Nov 27 Sep 22 Nov 17
Make-up classes for Labor Day Nov 20 - - TBA -
No classes (Reserved for make up sessions) Nov 21-22 - - - Nov 21-22
Thanksgiving break, VIU is closed Nov 23-25 - - - Nov 23-25
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Dec 16 Oct 21 Dec 16 Oct 14 Dec 16
Grades due by faculty Dec 18 Oct 23 Dec 18 Oct 16 Dec 18
Grades available on Student Portal Dec 19 Oct 24 Dec 19 Oct 17 Dec 19
Winter break Dec 25-Jan 1 - Dec 25-Jan 1 - Dec 25-Jan 1
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Jan 10 Nov 6 Jan 10 Oct 30 Jan 10

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.