2014-2015 Academic Calendar

Fall 2014

Fall 2014
Academic
Fall Online
Fall II Online
ESL Fall
ESL Fall II
On-ground
ONL1
ONL2
Aug 25 - Dec 13
Aug 25 - Oct 18
Oct 20 - Dec 13
Aug 25 - Oct 11
Oct 20 - Dec 13
(15-week)
(8-week)
(8-week)
(7-week)
(7-week)
Registration for Fall opens
Jul  1
Jul  1
Jul  1
Jul  1
Jul  1
Registration closes without late registration fee
Aug 18
Aug 18
Oct 13
Aug 22
Oct 17
New Student Orientation
Aug 20-21
-
-
Aug 20-21
TBA
First Day of Classes
Aug 25
Aug 25
Oct 20
Aug 25
Oct 20
Labor Day, VIU is closed
Sep 1
-
-
Sep 1
-
Last day to add/drop course(s)
Sep 2
Sep 2
Oct 27
Sep 2
Oct 27
Last day to apply for Fall graduation
Oct 1
Oct 1
Oct 1
-
-
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W"
Oct 31
Sep 26
Nov 21
Sep 19
Nov 14
Make-up classes for Labor Day
Nov 24
-
-
-
-
No classes (Reserved for make up sessions)
Nov 25-26
-
-
-
Nov 25-26
Thanksgiving break, VIU is closed
Nov 27-29
-
-
-
Nov 27-29
Last Day of Class (including the final exams)
Dec 13
Oct 18
Dec 13
Oct 11
Dec 13
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
Feb 20
Dec 1
Feb 20
Dec 1
Feb 20

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Spring 2015

Spring 2015 Academic Spring Online Spring II Online ESL Spring ESL Spring II
On-ground ONL1 ONL2    
Jan 12 - Apr 25 Jan 12 - Mar 7 Mar 2 - Apr 25 Jan 12 - Feb 28 Mar 9 - Apr 25
(15-week) (8-week) (8-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Spring opens Nov 14 Nov 14 Nov 14 Dec 22 TBA
Registration closes without late registration fee Jan 5 Jan 5 Feb 23 Jan 9 Mar 6
New Student Orientation Jan 7 - - Jan 7 Mar 4
First Day of Classes Jan 12 Jan 12 Mar 2 Jan 12 Mar 9
Last day to add/drop course(s) Jan 19 Jan 19 Mar 9 Jan 19 Mar 16
Last day to apply for Spring graduation Feb 2 Feb 2 Feb 2 - -
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Mar 6 Feb 9 Mar 30 - -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Mar 20 Feb 13 Apr 3 Feb 6 Apr 3
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Apr 25 Mar 7 Apr 25 Feb 28 Apr 25
Grades available on Student Portal Apr 27 Mar 9 Apr 27 Mar 2 Apr 27
Commencement Ceremony May 10 May 10 May 10 May 10 May 10
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Jun 12 Apr 17 Jun 12 Apr 17 Jun 12

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer I 2015

Summer Session I 2015 Academic Summer I Online ESL
On-ground ONL  
May 4 - Jun 27 May 4 - Jun 27 May 4 - Jun 20
(8-week) (8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer Session I opens Apr 6 Apr 6 Apr 6
Registration closes without late registration fee Apr 27 Apr 27 May 1
New Student Orientation Apr 29 - Apr 29
First Day of Classes May 4 May 4 May 4
Last day to add/drop course(s) May 11 May 11 May 11
Memorial Day, VIU is closed May 25 May 25 May 25
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jun 1 Jun 1 -
Last day to apply for Summer I graduation Jun 1 Jun 1 -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Jun 5 Jun 5 May 29
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Jun 27 Jun 27 Jun 20
Grades available on Student Portal Jun 29 Jun 29 Jun 22
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 2015

Summer Session II 2015 Academic Summer II Online ESL
On-ground ONL  
Jun 29 - Aug 22 Jun 29 - Aug 22 Jun 29 – Aug 15
  (8-week) (8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer Session II opens Apr 6 Apr 6 Apr 6
Registration closes without late registration fee Jun 22 Jun 22 Jun 26
New Student Orientation Jun 24 - Jun 24
First Day of Classes Jun 29 Jun 29 Jun 29
Independence Day Observed, VIU is closed Jul 3 Jul 3 Jul 3
Independence Day, VIU is closed Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4
Last day to add/drop course(s) Jul 6 Jul 6 Jul 6
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jul 27 Jul 27 -
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" Jul 31 Jul 31 Jul 24
Last day to apply for Summer II graduation Aug 3 Aug 3 -
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 15
Grades available on Student Portal Aug 24 Aug 24 Aug 17
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Oct 9 Oct 9 Oct 9

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.