Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

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
Sessional Dates
  Semester Courses Year-long Summer Session
  Fall Winter Fall/ Winter SS1 SS2 SS3
Terms
Start of term Sep 6, 2016 Jan 9, 2017 Sep 6, 2016 May 1, 2017 Jun 19, 2017 May 1, 2017
End of term Dec 17, 2016 Apr 29, 2017 Apr 29, 2017 Jun 16, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 Aug 4, 2017
 
Class Dates
Orientation Day Sep 6, 2016          
Start of class(es) Sep 7, 2016 Jan 9, 2017 Sep 7, 2016 May 1, 2017 Jun 19, 2017 May 1, 2017
Mid-semester break   Feb 20-24, 2017 Feb 20-24, 2017      
End of class(es) and last day to withdraw from a semester program Dec 2, 2016 Apr 13, 2017 Apr 13, 2017 Jun 16, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 Aug 4, 2017
 
Registration and Withdrawal Dates
Registration Opens Jun 2016 Jun 2016 Jun 2016 Mar 6, 2017 Mar 6, 2017 Mar 6, 2017
End of course change period (add/drop/audit, late registration) Sep 20, 2016 Jan 20, 2017 Sep 20, 2016 May 5, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 May 12, 2017
Last day to withdraw from a semester course Oct 28, 2016 Mar 10, 2017 Jan 27, 2017 May 26, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 Jun 23, 2017
 
Exams and Grades
Start of examinations Dec 5, 2016 Apr 18, 2017 Apr 18, 2017 Jun 12, 2017 Jul 31, 2017 Jul 24, 2017
End of examinations Dec 17, 2016 Apr 29, 2017 Apr 29, 2017 Jun 16, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 Aug 4, 2017
Deadline for faculty to submit semester grades (as per Policy ED 3-11) Jan 3, 2017 May 5, 2017 May 5, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 Aug 11, 2017 Aug 11, 2017
 
Tuition and Refund Dates
Due date for tuition and fee payment (Domestic and International) Sep 2, 2016 Jan 6, 2017 Sep 2, 2016 Apr 28, 2017 Jun 16, 2017 Apr 28, 2017
End of 100% refund period (minus commitment fee or tuition deposit) Sep 20, 2016 Jan 20, 2017 Sep 20, 2016 May 5, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 May 12, 2017
Important Dates
Event Date
Summer Session registration opens March 7-10, 2016
Deadline to apply to graduate for Fall Convocation Jul 31, 2016
International student orientation - Fall Aug 30-Sep 2, 2016
Deadline for program advisors to submit lists of eligible graduates for Fall Convocation Sep 16, 2016
Fall scholarship and bursary application deadline Sep 16, 2016
Fall Convocation - Kamloops Oct 14, 2016
International student orientation - Winter Jan. 3-6, 2017
Winter scholarship and bursary application deadline Jan. 20, 2017
Campus Wide Professional Development Day Feb. 22, 2017
Deadline to apply to graduate for Spring Convocation Mar 31, 2017
Deadline for program advisors to submit lists of eligible graduates for Spring convocation Four weeks prior to convocation
Spring Convocation - Kamloops June 7–9, 2017
Recognized Holidays (university closed)
Event Date
Labour Day Sep 5, 2016
Thanksgiving Oct 10, 2016
Remembrance Day Nov 11, 2016
Winter Break Dec 25, 2016-Jan 2, 2017
BC Family Day Feb. 13, 2017
Good Friday April 14, 2017
Easter Monday April 17, 2017
Victoria Day May 22, 2017
Canada Day July 3, 2017 (observed)
British Columbia Day Aug. 7, 2017