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School of Language Studies Academic Calendar

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

The Academic Calendar is subject to change without prior notice.

Domestic and Online Applicants:

Domestic and Online students may submit their Admissions Application to VIU at any time on a rolling basis. Domestic students can join a semester through the end of the Add/Drop Period.

International Applicants:

All application documents and payments must be submitted in the correct format before the deadline. If an application is not completed within the deadline, the applicant will need to defer their application to the following semester, a deferral application fee may apply.