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
Academic Dates 18/19
Term/Session Fall Winter Year Courses (F/W) Spring/Summer
SS1 SS2 SS3
Start of term Sep 4, 2018 Jan 7, 2019 Sep 4, 2018 May 6, 2019 Jun 24, 2019 May 6, 2019
End of term Dec 15, 2018 Apr 30, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 Jun 21, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 Aug 9, 2019
 
Class Dates
Orientation Day Sep 4, 2018          
Start of classes Sep 5, 2018 Jan 7, 2019 Sep 5, 2018 May 6, 2019 Jun 24, 2019 May 6, 2019
Mid-semester break   Feb 18-22, 2019 Feb 18-22, 2019      
End of classes Nov 30, 2018 Apr 12, 2019 Apr 12, 2019 Jun 21, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 Aug 9, 2019
 
Registration and Withdrawal Dates
Registration Opens Jun 2018 Jun 2018 Jun 2018 Mar 4, 2019 Mar 4, 2019 Mar 4, 2019
End of course change period (add/drop/audit, late registration) Sep 18, 2018 Jan 18, 2019 Sep 18, 2018 May 10, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 17, 2019
Last day to withdraw from a semester course Oct 26, 2018 Mar 8, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 May 24, 2019 Jul 12, 2019 Jun 28, 2019
 
Exams and Grades
Start of examinations Dec 3, 2018 Apr 15, 2019 Apr 15, 2019 Jun 17, 2019 Aug 5, 2019 Jul 29, 2019
End of examinations Dec 15, 2018 Apr 30, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 Jun 21, 2019 Aug 9, 2019 Aug 9, 2019
Final day for faculty to submit semester grades (as per Policy ED 3-11) Dec 21, 2018 May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 Aug 16, 2019
 
Tuition and Refund Dates
Due date for tuition and fee payment (Domestic and International) Aug 31, 2018 Jan 4, 2019 Aug 31, 2018 May 3, 2019 Jun 21, 2019 May 3, 2019
End of 100% refund period (minus commitment fee or tuition deposit) Sep 18, 2018 Jan 18, 2019 Sep 18, 2018 May 10, 2019 Jun 28, 2019 May 17, 2019
Important Dates
Event Date
Deadline to apply to graduate for Fall Convocation Jul 31, 2018
International student orientation - Fall Aug 28-Aug 31, 2018
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 21, 2018
Fall Convocation - Kamloops Oct 12, 2018
International student orientation - Winter Jan 2-4, 2019
Winter scholarship and bursary application deadline Jan 18, 2019
Campus-wide professional development day Feb 20, 2019
Deadline to apply to graduate for Spring Convocation Mar 31, 2019
Deadline for program advisors to submit lists of eligible graduates for Spring convocation Four weeks prior to convocation
Spring Convocation - Kamloops Jun 5-7, 2019
Recognized Statutory Holidays (university closed)
Event Date
Labour Day Sep 3, 2018
Thanksgiving Day Oct 8, 2018
Remembrance Day Nov 12, 2018 (observed)
Winter Break Dec 25, 2018-Jan 1, 2019
BC Family Day Feb 18, 2019
Good Friday Apr 19, 2019
Easter Monday Apr 22, 2019
Victoria Day May 20, 2019
Canada Day Jul 1, 2019
British Columbia Day Aug 5, 2019