|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.
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.