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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 May 19 May 19 May 19 - -
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.