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2019-2020 Calendar

Fall 2019 Degree ESL Fall ESL Fall II
Aug 26 – Dec 14 Aug 26- Oct 12 Oct 21 – Dec 14
(15-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Fall opens Jun 10 Jul 29 Sep 23
New Student Orientation Aug 22 Sep 3 Oct 29
Registration closes without late registration fee Aug 19 Aug 23 Oct 18
First Day of Classes Aug 26 Aug 26 Oct 21
Labor Day, VIU is closed Sep 2 Sep 2
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. Sep 3 Sep 3 Oct 28
Last day to apply for Fall graduation Oct 1
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Oct 21
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Nov 1 Sep 20 Nov 15
Make-up classes for Labor Day Nov 25 TBA
No classes (Reserved for make up sessions) Nov 26-27 Nov 26-27
Thanksgiving break, VIU is closed Nov 28-30 Nov 28-30
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Dec 14 Oct 12 Dec 14
Grades due by faculty Dec 16 Oct 14 Dec 16
Grades available on Student Portal Dec 17 Oct 15 Dec 17
Winter break Dec 23-Jan 1 Dec 23-Jan 1
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Mar 6 Dec 13 Mar 6

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Spring 2020 Degree ESL Spring I ESL Spring II
Jan 13 – Apr 27 Jan 13 – Feb 29 Mar 9 – Apr 25
(15-week) (7-week) (7-week)
Registration for Spring opens Nov 11 Dec 16 Feb 10
New Student Orientation Jan 9 Jan 21 Mar 17
Registration closes without late registration fee Jan 6 Jan 6 Mar 6
First Day of Classes Jan 13 Jan 13 Mar 9
Martin Luther King Day, VIU is closed Jan 20 Jan 20
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. Jan 21 Jan 21 Mar 16
Last day to apply for Spring graduation Feb 3
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Mar 9
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Mar 20 Feb 7 Apr 3
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Apr 27 Feb 29 Apr 25
Grades due by faculty Apr 28 Mar 2 Apr 27
Grades available on Student Portal Apr 29 Mar 3 Apr 28
Commencement Ceremony TBA
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Jun 26 Apr 24 Jun 24

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer I 2020 Degree ESL
May 4 – Jun 27 May 4 – Jun 22
(8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer I opens Apr 2 TBA
New Student Orientation TBA
Registration closes without late registration fee Apr 27 May 1
First Day of Classes May 4 May 4
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. May 11 May 11
Memorial Day, VIU is closed May 25 May 25
Last day to apply for Summer I  graduation Jun 1
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jun 1
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Jun 5 May 29
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Jun 27 Jun 20
Grades due by faculty Jun 29 Jun 22
Grades available on Student Portal Jun 30 Jun 23
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Aug 21 Aug 21

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Summer II 2020 Degree ESL
Jun 29 – Aug 22 Jun 29 – Aug 15
(8-week) (7-week)
Registration for Summer II opens Apr 2 TBA
New Student Orientation TBA
Registration closes without late registration fee Jun 22 Jun 28
First Day of Classes Jun 29 Jun 29
Independence Day (Observed), VIU is closed Jul 3 Jul 3
Independence Day, VIU is closed Jul 4 Jul 4
Last day to add/drop course(s) – Closed at 5 p.m. Jul 6 Jul 6
Mid-term progress reporting due by faculty Jul 27
Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” Jul 31 Jul 24
Last day to apply for Summer II graduation Aug 3
Last Day of Class (including the final exams) Aug 22 Aug 15
Grades due by faculty Aug 24 Aug 17
Grades available on Student Portal Aug 25 Aug 18
Changes to incomplete grades are due to Registrar Oct 19 Oct 19

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.