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Fall 2018 Degree Fall Online Fall II Online ESL Fall ESL Fall II
On-Campus ONL1 ONL2
Aug 27 – Dec 15 Aug 27- Oct 20 Oct 22 – Dec 15 Aug 27- Oct 13 Oct 22 – Dec 15
(15-week) (8-week) (8-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Fall opens Jul 9 Jul 9 Jul 9 Jul 30 Sep 24
New Student Orientation Aug 23
Registration closes without late registration fee Aug 20 Aug 20 Oct 15 Aug 24 Oct 19
First Day of Classes Aug 27 Aug 27 Oct 22 Aug 27 Oct 22
Labor Day, VIU is closed Sep 3 Sep 3 Sep 3
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. Sep 4 Sep 4 Oct 29 Sep 4 Oct 29
Last day to apply for Fall graduation Oct 1 Oct 1 Oct 1
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Oct 26 Sep 24 Nov 19
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Nov 2 Sep 28 Nov 26 Sep 21 Nov 16
Make-up classes for Labor Day Nov 19 TBA
No classes (Reserved for make up sessions) Nov 20-21 Nov 19-21
Thanksgiving break, VIU is closed Nov 22-24 Nov 22-24
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Dec 15 Oct 20 Dec 15 Oct 13 Dec 15
Grades due by faculty Dec 17 Oct 22 Dec 17 Oct 15 Dec 17
Grades available on Student Portal Dec 18 Oct 23 Dec 18 Oct 16 Dec 18
Winter break Dec 22-Jan 1 Dec 22-Jan 1 Dec 22-Jan 1
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Mar 1 Dec 15 Mar 1 Dec 15 Mar 1

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Spring 2019 Degree Spring Online Spring II Online ESL Spring ESL Spring II
On-Campus ONL1 ONL2
Jan 7- Apr 27 Jan 7 – Mar 2 Mar 4 – Apr 27 Jan 7 – Feb 23 Mar 4 – Apr 27
(15-week) (8-week) (8-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Spring opens Nov 12 Nov 12 Nov 12 Dec 10 Feb 4
New Student Orientation Jan 3 Jan 15 Mar 12
Registration closes without late registration fee Jan 4 Jan 4 Feb 25 Jan 4 Mar 1
First Day of Classes Jan 7 Jan 7 Mar 4 Jan 7 Mar 4
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. Jan 14 Jan 14 Mar 11 Jan 14 Mar 11
Last day to apply for Spring graduation Feb 1 Feb 1 Feb 1
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Mar 8 Feb 4 Apr 1
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Mar 22 Feb 8 Apr 5 Feb 1 Apr 5
Spring Break (On-ground classes only) Mar 25-30 Mar 25-30
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Apr 27 Mar 2 Apr 27 Feb 23 Apr 27
Grades due by faculty Apr 29 Mar 4 Apr 29 Feb 25 Apr 29
Grades available on Student Portal Apr 30 Mar 5 Apr 30 Feb 26 Apr 30
Commencement Ceremony TBA TBA May 4
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Jun 26 Apr 27 Jun 26 Apr 27 Jun 26

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer I 2019 Degree Summer I Online ESL
On-Campus ONL
May 2 – Jun 26 May 2 – Jun 26 May 6 – Jun 22
(8-week) (8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer I opens Apr 1 Apr 1 TBA
New Student Orientation May 1 May 14
Registration closes without late registration fee Apr 25 Apr 25 May 3
First Day of Classes May 2 May 2 May 6
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. May 8 May 8 May 13
Memorial Day, VIU is closed May 27 May 27 May 27
Last day to apply for Summer I  graduation May 31 May 31
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jun 3 Jun 3
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Jun 5 Jun 5 May 31
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Jun 26 Jun 26 Jun 22
Grades due by faculty Jun 27 Jun 27 Jun 24
Grades available on Student Portal Jun 28 Jun 28 Jun 25
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 26

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer II 2019 Degree Summer II Online ESL
On-Campus ONL
Jun 27 – Aug 21 Jun 27 – Aug 21 Jul 1 – Aug 17
(8-week) (8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer II opens May 20 May 20 TBA
New Student Orientation Jun 26 Jul 9
Registration closes without late registration fee Jun 20 Jun 20 Jun 28
Independence Day, VIU is closed Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4
First Day of Classes Jun 27 Jun 27 Jul 1
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. Jul 3 Jul 3 Jul 8
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jul 26 Jul 26
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Jul 31 Jul 31 Jul 26
Last day to apply for Summer II graduation Aug 1 Aug 1
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Aug 21 Aug 21 Aug 17
Grades due by faculty Aug 22 Aug 22 Aug 19
Grades available on Student Portal Aug 23 Aug 23 Aug 20
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Oct 18 Oct 18 Oct 18

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.