Office of the Registrar
General Information (2017/2018)
5 University Diary for the Academic Year 2017-2018

June 1, 2017, Thursday

Registration begins for Residents and for undergraduate Medical students

July 1, 2017, Saturday

Academic year begins for Residents

July 11, 2017, Tuesday

Registration begins for eligible students registering in undergraduate courses, Fall semester 2017

July 15, 2017, Saturday

Final date for filing, with the Registrar, applications for Degrees and Diplomas for Fall Convocation 2017. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

August 7, 2017, Monday

Deadline for registration and fees payment for Residents

Registration begins for graduate students, Fall semester, 2017

August 21, 2017, Monday

Fall Work Term begins for Co-operative Education students

Sessions begin for Clerkship Medical students (Class of 2019)

  • August 21 to 25, 2017
  • Monday to Friday

Orientation for new Medical students (Class of 2021)

August 28, 2017, Monday

Sessions begin for Medical students (Classes of 2020 and 2021)

August 30, 2017, Wednesday

Deadline for registration for undergraduate Medical students

September 1, 2017, Friday

Final date for filing applications for admission to graduate programs commencing in Winter Semester 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit. Applicants should note that most graduate academic units have earlier deadlines and should be contacted directly for further information.

September 4, 2017, Monday

Labour Day, no lectures

  • September 4 & 5, 2017
  • Monday & Tuesday

Orientation for all new first semester undergraduate students

September 5, 2017, Tuesday

Fall Internship begins for Education students (Primary/Elementary and Music Education)

September 6, 2017, Wednesday

Deadline for fees payment, including for undergraduate Medical students, Fall semester

Lectures begin, Fall semester

September 12, 2017, Tuesday

Regular meeting of the Senate

September 13, 2017, Wednesday

Final date for receipt, by the Registrar, of replacement grades for "INCOMPLETE" grades in undergraduate and graduate courses, Spring semester (Intersession, Summer session and 14-week) 2017

September 20, 2017, Wednesday

End of Regular Registration Period and last day for undergraduate and graduate students to add courses, Fall semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees, Fall semester

September 25, 2017, Monday

Fall internship begins for Education students (Intermediate/Secondary)

September 27, 2017, Wednesday

Final date for departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to be deregistered from Graduate Registration 9000/Medicine 9900 without incurring any liability for continuance fees, Fall semester

Final date for graduate students to withdraw from programs without incurring liability for tuition fees, Fall semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees, Fall semester

October 1, 2017, Sunday

Final date for filing applications for undergraduate admission/re-admission to Winter semester 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

October 4, 2017, Wednesday

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees, Fall semester. No tuition fees are refunded for courses dropped after this date.

October 5, 2017, Thursday

Annual Fall Convocation, Corner Brook

October 6, 2017, Friday

Fall internship ends for Education students (Intermediate/Secondary)

  • October 9, 2017, Monday

Fall semester break begins at St. John’s and Grenfell Campuses

Thanksgiving Day, no lectures

October 10, 2017, Tuesday

Regular meeting of the Senate

  • October 11, 2017, Wednesday

Lectures resume at St. John’s and Grenfell Campuses. Lectures will follow the Monday schedule on this day only.

October 12, 2017, Thursday

Lectures will follow the Tuesday schedule on this day only

October 19, 2017, Thursday

Annual Fall Convocation, St. John’s

October 25, 2017, Wednesday

Final date for departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to receive a 50% refund of continuance fees, Fall semester

Last day for undergraduate students and graduate students to drop courses without academic prejudice, Fall semester

October 30, 2017, Monday

Registration begins for eligible students registering in undergraduate courses, Winter semester 2018

November 9, 2017, Thursday

Ceremony of Remembrance, St. John’s, Marine Institute, and Grenfell Campuses: Join the University community to commemorate the people of the Province who fought and died in the First and Second World Wars, and for whom this University is a living memorial.

November 13, 2017, Monday

Mid-term break for Medical students (Classes of 2020 and 2021)

Remembrance Day holiday, no lectures

November 14, 2017, Tuesday

Regular meeting of the Senate

November 15, 2017, Wednesday

Final date for Departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to receive a 25% refund of continuance fees, Fall semester

Sessions resume for Medical students (Classes of 2020 and 2021)

November 17, 2017, Friday

Lectures will follow Monday schedule

November 24, 2017, Friday

Registration begins for graduate students, Winter semester 2018

December 1, 2017, Friday

Lectures end, Fall semester

December 6, 2017, Wednesday

Examinations begin, Fall semester

Final date for submission of Work Reports by Co-operative Education students

December 8, 2017, Friday

Fall internship ends for Education students (Primary/Elementary and Music Education)

December 12, 2017, Tuesday

Regular meeting of the Senate

December 15, 2017, Friday

Examinations end, Fall semester

Fall Work Term ends for Co-operative Education students

Sessions end for all Medical students

January 1, 2018, Monday

Final date for filing applications for admission to graduate programs commencing in Spring semester 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit. Applicants should note that most graduate academic units have earlier deadlines and should be contacted directly for further information.

January 3, 2018, Wednesday

Orientation for all new first semester undergraduate students

Sessions resume for all Medical students

Winter Internship begins for Education students with placements outside of Newfoundland and Labrador (all programs)

January 4, 2018, Thursday

Deadline for fees payment, including for undergraduate Medical students, Winter semester

Lectures begin, Winter semester

Winter Work Term begins for Co-operative Education students

January 8, 2018, Monday

Winter Internship begins for Education students with placements within Newfoundland and Labrador (all programs)

January 9, 2018, Tuesday

Regular Meeting of the Senate

January 11, 2018, Thursday

Final date for receipt, by the Registrar, of replacement grades for "INCOMPLETE" grades in undergraduate and graduate courses, Fall semester 2017

Final date for submission of Master's and Doctoral Theses and Reports for examination, by candidates who expect to receive their degree at the Spring Convocation 2018. Theses and Reports received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

January 15, 2018, Monday

Final date for filing, with the Registrar, applications for Degrees and Diplomas for the Spring Convocation 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

January 18, 2018, Thursday

End of Regular Registration Period and last day for undergraduate and graduate students to add courses, Winter semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees, Winter semester

January 25, 2018, Thursday

Final date for departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to be deregistered from Graduate Registration 9000/Medicine 9900 without incurring any liability for continuance fees, Winter semester

Final date for graduate students to withdraw from programs without incurring liability for tuition fees, Winter semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees, Winter semester

February 1, 2018, Thursday

Final date for filing undergraduate applications for admission/re-admission to Spring semester (14-week, Intersession and Summer session) 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees, Winter semester. No tuition fees are refunded for courses dropped after this date.

February 13, 2018, Tuesday

Regular meeting of the Senate

  • February 19 to February 23, 2018
  • Monday to Friday

Winter semester break begins at St. John's and Grenfell Campuses

February 22, 2018, Thursday

Final date for departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to receive a 50% refund of continuance fees, Winter semester

February 26, 2018, Monday

Lectures resume at St. John's and Grenfell Campuses

March 1, 2018, Thursday

Final date for filing undergraduate applications for admission/re-admission to Fall semester 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

Last date for undergraduate and graduate students to drop courses without academic prejudice, Winter semester

March 13, 2018, Tuesday

Regular meeting of the Senate

March 21, 2018, Wednesday

Final date for Departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to receive a 25% refund of continuance fees, Winter semester

March 26, 2018, Monday

Registration begins for eligible students registering in undergraduate courses, Spring semester (14-week courses, Intersession and Summer session) 2018

March 29, 2018, Thursday

Winter internship ends for Education students (Intermediate/Secondary)

March 30, 2018 Friday

Good Friday. No classes.

Spring break for Medical students (Classes of 2020 and 2021)

April 6, 2018, Friday

Lectures end, Winter semester

Sessions end for Medical students (Class of 2018)

April 9, 2018, Monday

Sessions resume for Medical students (Classes of 2020 and 2021)

April 10, 2018, Tuesday

Registration begins for graduate students, Spring semester (14-week courses, Intersession and Summer session) 2018

Regular meeting of the Senate

April 11, 2018, Wednesday

Examinations begin, Winter semester

Final date for submission of Work Reports by Co-operative Education students

April 20, 2018, Friday

Examinations end, Winter semester

Winter internship ends for Education students (Primary/Elementary and Music Education)

April 27, 2018, Friday

Winter Work Term ends for Co-operative Education students

April 30, 2018, Monday

Spring Work Term begins for Co-operative Education students

May 1, 2018, Tuesday

Final date for filing applications for admission to graduate programs commencing in Fall semester 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit. Applicants should note that most graduate academic units have earlier deadlines and should be contacted directly for further information.

May 7, 2018, Monday

Deadline for fees payment, Spring semester (14-week courses, Intersession and Summer session)

Lectures begin, Intersession and 14-week Spring semester

May 8, 2018, Tuesday

Regular meeting of the Senate

May 14, 2018, Monday

End of Regular Registration Period and last day for undergraduate and graduate students to add courses, Intersession

Final date for receipt, by the Registrar, of replacement grades for "INCOMPLETE" grades in undergraduate and graduate courses, Winter semester 2018

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees, Intersession

May 17, 2018, Thursday

Annual Spring Convocation, Corner Brook

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees, Intersession

May 21, 2018, Monday

End of Regular Registration Period and last day for undergraduate and graduate students to add courses, 14-week Spring semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees, 14-week Spring semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees, Intersession. No tuition fees will be refunded for Intersession courses dropped after this date.

No sessions for Medical Students

May 28, 2018, Monday

Final date for departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to be deregistered from Graduate Registration 9000/Medicine 9900 without incurring any liability for continuance fees, Spring semester

Final date for graduate students to withdraw from programs without incurring any liability for tuition fees, 14-week Spring semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees, 14-week Spring semester

  • May 29 to June 1, 2018
  • Tuesday to Friday

Annual Spring Convocation, St. John’s

May 31, 2018, Thursday

Last date for undergraduate and graduate students to drop courses without academic prejudice, Intersession

June 4, 2018, Monday

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees, 14-week Spring semester. No tuition fees will be refunded for 14-week Spring semester courses dropped after this date.

June 15, 2018, Friday

Lectures end, Intersession

June 18, 2018, Monday

Examinations begin, Intersession

Semester Break begins, 14-week Spring semester

June 20, 2018, Wednesday

Examinations end, Intersession

June 21, 2018, Thursday

Lectures resume, 14-week Spring semester

June 22, 2018, Friday

Final date for submission of Master's and Doctoral Theses and Reports for examination, by candidates who expect to receive their degree at the Fall Convocation 2018. Theses and Reports received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

Sessions end for Medical students (Classes of 2020 and 2021)

June 25, 2018, Monday

Final date for departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to receive a 50% refund of continuance fees, Spring semester

Last date for undergraduate and graduate students to drop courses without academic prejudice, 14-week Spring semester

Lectures begin for Summer session

June 29, 2018, Friday

Academic year ends for Residents

July 2, 2018, Monday

End of Regular Registration Period and last day for undergraduate and graduate students to add courses, Summer session

Last day for undergraduate students to drop course and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees, Summer session

Memorial Day holiday, no lectures

July 5, 2018, Thursday

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees, Summer session

July 9, 2018, Monday

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees, Summer session. No tuition fees will be refunded for Summer session courses dropped after this date.

July 15, 2018, Sunday

Final date for filing, with the Registrar, applications for Degrees and Diplomas for the Fall Convocation 2018. Applications received after this date will be processed as time and resources permit.

July 19, 2018, Thursday

Last date for undergraduate and graduate students to drop courses without academic prejudice, Summer session

July 23, 2018, Monday

Final date for Departments to submit Recommendation for Award of Degree in order for graduate students to receive a 25% refund of continuance fees, Spring semester

August 3, 2018, Friday

Lectures end, 14-week Spring semester. Lectures will follow the Monday schedule on this day only.

August 4, 2018, Saturday

Lectures end, Summer session. Lectures will follow the Monday schedule on this day only.

August 6, 2018, Monday

Examinations begin, 14-week Spring semester and Summer session

Final date for submission of Work Reports by Co-operative Education students

August 8, 2018, Wednesday

Examinations end, Summer session

August 11, 2018, Saturday

Examinations end, 14-week Spring semester

August 17, 2018, Friday

Spring Work Term ends for Co-operative Education students