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2017-2018 Calendar

Fall 2017

Fall 2017 Degree Fall Online Fall II Online ESL Fall ESL Fall II
On-ground ONL1 ONL2    
Aug 28 - Dec 16 Aug 28 - 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 22-Jan 1 - Dec 22-Jan 1 - Dec 22-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.

Spring 2018

Spring 2018 Degree Spring Online Spring II Online ESL Spring ESL Spring II
On-ground ONL1 ONL2    
Jan 15- Apr 28 Jan 15- Mar 10 Mar 5 - Apr 28 Jan 15- Mar 3 Mar 12 - Apr 28
(15-week) (8-week) (8-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Spring opens Nov 13 Nov 13 Nov 13 Dec 18 Feb 12
Local Student Orientation Jan 4 - - - -
International Student Orientation Jan 10 - - - -
Registration closes without late registration fee Jan 8 Jan 8 Feb 26 Jan 12 Mar 9
First Day of Classes Jan 15 Jan 15 Mar 5 Jan 15 Mar 12
Last day to add/drop course(s) - Closed at 5 p.m. Jan 22 Jan 22 Mar 12 Jan 22 Mar 19
Last day to apply for Spring graduation Feb 9 Feb 9 Feb 9 - -
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Mar 16 Feb 12 Apr 2 - -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Mar 23 Feb 16 Apr 6 Feb 9 Apr 6
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Apr 28 Mar 10 Apr 28 Mar 3 Apr 28
Grades due by faculty Apr 30 Mar 12 Apr 30 Mar 5 Apr 30
Grades available on Student Portal May 1 Mar 13 May 1 Mar 6 May 1
Commencement Ceremony TBA TBA TBA - -
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar May 15 Mar 27 May 15 Mar 20 May 15

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer I 2018

Summer I 2018 Degree Summer I Online ESL
On-ground ONL  
May 3 - Jun 27 May 3 - Jun 27 May 7 - Jun 23
(8-week) (8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer I opens Apr 2 Apr 2 TBA
New Student Orientation Apr 18 & 25 - -
Registration closes without late registration fee Apr 26 Apr 26 May 4
First Day of Classes May 3 May 3 May 7
Last day to add/drop course(s) - Closed at 5 p.m. May 9 May 9 May 11
Memorial Day, VIU is closed May 28 May 28 May 28
Last day to apply for Summer I  graduation Jun 1 Jun 1 -
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jun 1 Jun 1 -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Jun 6 Jun 6 Jun 9
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Jun 27 Jun 27 Jun 23
Grades due by faculty Jun 28 Jun 28 Jun 25
Grades available on Student Portal Jun 29 Jun 29 Jun 26
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Jul 12 Jul 12 Jul 9

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer II 2018

Summer II 2018 Degree Summer II Online ESL
On-ground ONL  
Jun 28 - Aug 22 Jun 28 - Aug 22 Jul 2 - Aug 18
(8-week) (8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer II opens May 21 May 21 TBA
New Student Orientation Jun 13 & 20 - -
Registration closes without late registration fee Jun 21 Jun 21 Jun 29
Independence Day, VIU is closed Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4
First Day of Classes Jun 28 Jun 28 Jul 2
Last day to add/drop course(s) - Closed at 5 p.m. Jul 5 Jul 5 Jul 6
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jul 27 Jul 27 -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Aug 1 Aug 1 Jul 27
Last day to apply for Summer II graduation Aug 1 Aug 1 -
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 18
Grades due by faculty Aug 23 Aug 23 Aug 20
Grades available on Student Portal Aug 24 Aug 24 Aug 21
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Sep 6 Sep 6 Sep 3

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.