2015-2016 Academic Calendar

Fall 2015

Fall 2015
Academic
Fall Online
Fall II Online
ESL Fall
ESL Fall II
On-ground
ONL1
ONL2
Aug 24 - Dec 12
Aug 24 - Oct 17
Oct 19 - Dec 12
Aug 24 - Oct 10
Oct 19 - Dec 12
(15-week)
(8-week)
(8-week)
(7-week)
(7-week)
Registration for Fall opens
Jul 10
Jul 10
Jul 10
TBA
TBA
New Student Orientation
Aug 12&19
-
-
Aug 12&19
TBA
Registration closes without late registration fee
Aug 17
Aug 17
Oct 12
Aug 21
Oct 16
First Day of Classes
Aug 24
Aug 24
Oct 19
Aug 24
Oct 19
Last day to add/drop course(s)
Aug 31
Aug 31
Oct 26
Aug 31
Oct 26
Labor Day, VIU is closed
Sep 7
-
-
Sep 7
-
Last day to apply for Fall graduation
Oct 1
Oct 1
Oct 1
-
-
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty 
Oct 16
Sep 21
Nov 16
-
-
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
Oct 30
Sep 25
Nov 20
Sep 18
Nov 13
Make-up classes for Labor Day
Nov 23
-
-
TBA
-
No classes (Reserved for make up sessions)
Nov 24-25
-
-
-
Nov 24-25
Thanksgiving break, VIU is closed
Nov 26-28
-
-
-
Nov 26-28
Last Day of Class (including the final exams)
Dec 12
Oct 17
Dec 12
Oct 10
Dec 12
Grades due by faculty
Dec 14
Oct 19
Dec 14
Oct 12
Dec 14
Grades available on Student Portal
Dec 15
Oct 20
Dec 15
Oct 13
Dec 15
Winter break
Dec 24-Jan 1
-
Dec 24-Jan 1
-
Dec 24-Jan 1
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar
Dec 29
Nov 3
Dec29
Oct 27
Dec 29

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Spring 2016

Spring 2016
Academic
Spring Online
Spring II Online
ESL Spring
ESL Spring II
On-ground
ONL1
ONL2
Jan 18 - Apr 30
Jan 18 - Mar 12
Mar 7 - Apr 30
Jan 18 - Mar 5
Mar 14 - Apr 30
(15-week)
(8-week)
(8-week)
(7-week)
(7-week)
Registration for Spring opens
Nov 16
Nov 16
Nov 16
TBA
TBA
New Student Orientation
Jan 12 & 14
-
-
Jan 12 & 14
Mar 10 & 11
Registration closes without late registration fee
Jan 11
Jan 11
Feb 29
Jan 15
Mar 4
First Day of Classes
Jan 18
Jan 18
Mar 7
Jan 18
Mar 14
Last day to add/drop course(s)
Jan 25
Jan 25
Mar 14
Jan 25
Mar 21
Last day to apply for Spring graduation
Feb 1
Feb 1
Feb 1
-
-
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty
Mar 11
Feb 15
Apr 4
-
-
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
Mar 25
Feb 19
Apr 8
Feb 12
Apr 8
Last Day of Class (including the final exams)
Apr 30
Mar 12
Apr 30
Mar 5
Apr 30
Grades due by faculty
May 2
Mar 14
May 2
Mar 7
May 2
Grades available on Student Portal
May 3
Mar 15
May 3
Mar 8
May 3
Commencement Ceremony
May 7
May 7
May 7
May 7
May 7
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar
May 17
Mar 29
May 17
Mar 22
May 17

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer I 2016

Summer Session I 2016
Academic
On-ground
May 9 – Jul 2
(8-week)
Academic
Online
May 9 – Jul 2
(8-week)
  ESL
May 9 – Jun 25
(7-week)
Registration for Summer Session I opens
Apr 1
Apr 1
Apr 1
New Student Orientation
May 3,4,5
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May 3
Registration closes without late registration fee
May 2
May 2
May 6
First Day of Classes
May 9
May 9
May 9
Last day to add/drop course(s)
May 16
May 16
May 16
Memorial Day, VIU is closed
May 30
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May 30
Last day to apply for Summer I  graduation
Jun 1
Jun 1
-
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty
Jun 6
Jun 6
-
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
Jun 10
Jun 10
Jun 3
Last Day of Class (including the final exams)
Jul 2
Jul 2
Jun 25
Grades due by faculty
Jul 5
Jul 5
Jun 27
Grades available on Student Portal
Jul 6
Jul 6
Jun 28
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar
Aug 7
Aug 7
Aug 7

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer II 2016

  Summer Session II 2016  
Academic
On-ground
Jul 5 – Aug 27
(8-week)
  Academic
Online
Jul 5 – Aug 27
(8-week)
ESL
Jul 5 – Aug 20
(7-week)
Registration for Summer Session II opens
May 20
May 20
May 20
New Student Orientation
Jun 28,29,30
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Jun 28
Registration closes without late registration fee
Jun 27
Jun 27
Jul 1
Independence Day, VIU is closed
Jul 4
Jul 4
Jul 4
First Day of Classes
Jul 5
Jul 5
Jul 5
Last day to add/drop course(s)
Jul 11
Jul 11
Jul 11
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty
Aug 1
Aug 1
-
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
Aug 5
Aug 5
Jul 29
Last day to apply for Summer II graduation
Aug 1
Aug 1
-
Last Day of Class (including the final exams)
Aug 27
Aug 27
Aug 20
Grades due by faculty
Aug 29
Aug 29
Aug 22
Grades available on Student Portal
Aug 30
Aug 30
Aug 23
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar
Oct 7
Oct 7
Oct 7

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.