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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 May 5 May 5 May 5 - -
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 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 May 2 - -
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 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 26 - -
Registration closes without late registration fee Jun 21 Jun 21 Jun 29
First Day of Classes Jun 28 Jun 28 Jul 2
Independence Day, VIU is closed Jul 4 Jul 4 Jul 4
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.

Fall 2018 Degree Fall Online Fall II Online ESL Fall ESL Fall II
On-ground 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 TBA - - - -
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.
The proposed academic calendar is pending for final approval.