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Academic Calendar

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 3 Apr 3 Apr 10
New Student Orientation May 2 - -
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 5 - Aug 19
(8-week)
(8-week)
(7-week)
Registration for Summer Session II opens May 22 May 22 Jun 5
New Student Orientation Jun 27 - -
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 5
Last day to add/drop course(s) Jul 5 Jul 5 Jul 11
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 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 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.

Spring 2018

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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
New Student Orientation Jan 4 & 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.