Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Key Dates

Significant dates for student awards and financial support — applicants and recipients

Date Description
2017
Jun 23 Fri Last day to apply for StudentAid BC for full summer semester programs ending August 4.
Jul 17 Mon Recommended early deadline for applying for government student aid if funds required by start of fall semester or if fee deferral required.
Aug   Returning BC students not receiving further StudentAid BC loans for the fall semester, can submit an application online for interest-free status at: studentaidbc.ca

For other provinces, check your provincial website for the provincial interest-free online or paper application.
Aug 1 Tue Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards - Online application opens

Aug 4

Fri Last day of instruction for the summer semester and to withdraw from a summer session program.
Sep 6 Wed Commencement of instruction for all fall semester programs.
Sep 15 Fri Deadline for TRU Application for Awards. The application must be submitted online, by midnight on the 3rd Friday of September.
Sep 15 Fri Last day for students on fee deferral to pay fees for fall semester without incurring a penalty.
Sep 19 Tue Last day for course changes and to switch between audit and credit in the fall semester and to receive a tuition refund less the commitment fee paid. Students who drop below 60% course load (9 post-secondary credits) for credit and who are in receipt of student financial aid or awards must advise the Student Awards & Financial Support Office of their changed status, which may affect student aid. Students making up a full-time course load with TRU, Open Learning classes must advise Student Awards & Financial Support.
Oct 27 Fri Last day to withdraw from a fall semester course. Refer to September 19 regarding impact on student aid. Check BC Student Loan interest-free status. It might expire this month.
Nov 17 Fri Last day for students in single semester academic or career programs, or in four-month trades programs which commenced September 5, to submit StudentAid BC applications online.
Dec 1 Fri Last day of instruction for fall semester. Last day for withdrawal from a fall semester program. Refer to September 19 regarding impact on student aid. Last day for payment of fees for winter semesterized programs for students not on fee deferral.
2018
Jan   Returning BC students not receiving further StudentAid BC loans for the winter semester, can submit an application online for interest-free status at: studentaidbc.ca

For other provinces, check your provincial website for the provincial interest-free online or paper application.
Jan 8 Mon Commencement of instruction for winter classes.
Jan 15 Mon First day to pick up second disbursements of scholarships and bursaries covering fall and winter semesters dependent on confirmation of enrolment and previous semesters/term grades.
Jan 19 Fri Deadline for TRU Application for Awards. The application must be submitted online by midnight on the 3rd Friday of January.
Jan 19 Fri Last day for course changes and to switch between audit and credit in the winter semester and to receive a tuition refund less the commitment fee paid. Refer to September 19 regarding impact on student aid.
Jan 19 Fri Last day for students on fee deferral, whose programs end in April or May, to pay winter semester fees without incurring a penalty.
Jan 26 Fri Last day to withdraw from a course which spans the fall and winter semesters. Refer to September 19 regarding impact on student aid.
Feb 21 Wed TRU divisions and departments are closed for in-service day.
Feb 19-23 Mon-Fri Mid-semester break. TRU Open.
Mar 9 Fri Last day to withdraw from a winter semester course. Refer to September 19 regarding impact on student aid.
Mar 16 Fri Last day to submit StudentAid BC applications online for programs ending in April.
Mar 19 Mon Recommended deadline for submitting government student aid applications for programs commencing in May if funds required by first day of classes or if fee deferral required.
Apr 13 Fri Last day of instruction for the winter semester and to withdrawal from a winter semester program. Refer to September 19 regarding impact on student aid.
May   Returning BC students not receiving further StudentAid BC loans for the summer semester, can submit an application online for interest-free status at: studentaidbc.ca

For other provinces, check your provincial website for the provincial interest-free online or paper application.
May 17 Mon Commencement of instruction for summer semester programs.