Thompson Rivers University
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Important Dates & Deadlines

Campus-based academic, career/technology, and university preparatory programs operate on the following semesters unless otherwise specified in Calendar program descriptions:

Fall semester Winter semester Summer semester
September to December January to April May to August
Academic Dates 17/18
Term/Session Fall Winter Year Courses (F/W) Spring/Summer
SS1 SS2 SS3
Start of term Sep 5, 2017 Jan 8, 2018 Sep 5, 2017 May 7, 2018 Jun 25, 2018 May 7, 2018
End of term Dec 16, 2017 Apr 28, 2018 Apr 28, 2018 Jun 22, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018
 
Class Dates
Orientation Day Sep 5, 2017          
Start of classes Sep 6, 2017 Jan 8, 2018 Sep 6, 2017 May 7, 2018 Jun 25, 2018 May 7, 2018
Mid-semester break   Feb 19-23, 2018 Feb 19-23, 2018      
End of classes Dec 1, 2017 Apr 13, 2018 Apr 13, 2018 Jun 22, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018
 
Registration and Withdrawal Dates
Registration Opens Jun 12, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Mar 5, 2018 Mar 5, 2018 Mar 5, 2018
End of course change period (add/drop/audit, late registration) Sep 19, 2017 Jan 19, 2018 Sep 19, 2017 May 11, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 May 18, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a semester course Oct 27, 2017 Mar 9, 2018 Jan 26, 2018 May 25, 2018 Jul 13, 2018 Jun 29, 2018
 
Exams and Grades
Start of examinations Dec 4, 2017 Apr 16, 2018 Apr 16, 2018 Jun 18, 2018 Aug 6, 2018 Jul 30, 2018
End of examinations Dec 16, 2017 Apr 28, 2018 Apr 28, 2018 Jun 22, 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Aug 10, 2018
Final day for faculty to submit semester grades (as per Policy ED 3-11) Dec 22, 2017 May 4, 2018 May 4, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 Aug 17, 2018
 
Tuition and Refund Dates
Due date for tuition and fee payment (Domestic and International) Sep 1, 2017 Jan 5, 2018 Sep 1, 2017 May 4, 2018 Jun 22, 2018 May 4, 2018
End of 100% refund period (minus commitment fee or tuition deposit) Sep 19, 2017 Jan 19, 2018 Sep 19, 2017 May 11, 2018 Jun 29, 2018 May 18, 2018
Important Dates
Event Date
Deadline to apply to graduate for Fall Convocation Jul 31, 2017
International student orientation - Fall Aug 28-Sep 1, 2017
Deadline for program advisors to submit lists of eligible graduates for Fall Convocation Four weeks prior to convocation
Fall scholarship and bursary application deadline Sep 15, 2017
Fall Convocation - Kamloops Oct 13, 2017
International student orientation - Winter Jan 2-5, 2018
Winter scholarship and bursary application deadline Jan 19, 2018
Campus-wide professional development day Feb 21, 2018
Deadline to apply to graduate for Spring Convocation Mar 31, 2018
Deadline for program advisors to submit lists of eligible graduates for Spring convocation Four weeks prior to convocation
Spring Convocation - Kamloops June 2018 TBA
Recognized Statutory Holidays (university closed)
Event Date
Labour Day Sep 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Day Oct 9, 2017
Remembrance Day Nov 13, 2017 (observed)
Winter Break Dec 25, 2017-Jan 1, 2018
BC Family Day Feb 12, 2018
Good Friday Mar 30, 2018
Easter Monday Apr 2, 2018
Victoria Day May 21, 2018
Canada Day Jul 2, 2018 (observed)
British Columbia Day Aug 6, 2018