Important Dates for Law Students

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2021-22 Important Dates Calendar - Updated September 17

Fall 2021
All dates are subject to change

Friday, September 3

Last day for payment of fees for the Fall semester

Monday, September  6

TRU closed. Labour Day

Tuesday, September  7

Orientation for 1L and 2L students

Wednesday, September 8

Regularly scheduled classes begin for 1L, 2L, and 3L students

Wednesday, September 8 to
Friday, September 10

Orientation events for 1L and 2L students outside of class time

Thursday, September 9

BC Chapters PBSC launch event, 1pm‐2pm

Tuesday, September  14

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Friday, September 17

Deadline to apply for most TRU scholarships, bursaries, and awards

TBA

International exchange information session

Monday, September  20

Calgary on‐campus interviews

Tuesday, September 21

Toronto on‐campus interviews
Pro Bono Students Canada training, 1:00pm‐2:30pm
End of course change period (add/drop, late registration)

Friday, September 24

Vancouver on‐campus interviews
Launch Event of the TRC Learning Materials, 1pm-2:30pm

Tuesday, September 28

Research Series – “The Opioid Crisis and Section 7” with Prof. Diab, 1pm‐2:30pm

Wednesday, September 29

Interior on‐campus interviews
PBSC Introduction to Legal Research training (first years),
2:30pm-4pm

Thursday, September 30

National Day of Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day) ‐ no classes

Friday, October 1

TRC Virtual Learning Opportunities (1L student focused, all welcome)

Saturday, October 2 to Sunday, October 3

TRC Related Land Based Learnding (upper years)

Tuesday, October 5

Dean’s course prize reception, 1pm‐2:30pm (Atrium)

Thursday, October 7

PBSC Advanced Legal Research training (upper years), 4pm-5pm

Friday, October 8

Deadline to apply for a Winter 2022/Summer 2022 international exchange

Monday, October 11

TRU closed. Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday, October 12

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Friday, October 15

Application deadline for TRU Law scholarships and awards

Tuesday, October 19

Research Series – “Civil Revolution: How BC’s New Online Court is Shaking Up the Legal System” with Prof. Sykes, 1pm‐2:30pm

Tuesday, October 26

"Reflections on Reconciliation" with Justice Len Marchand, 1pm-2:30pm

Friday, October 29

Last day to withdraw from a semester course

Friday, November 5

Last day to submit your application for exam accommodations ‐ Fall semester (Accessibility Services Office)

Tuesday, November  9

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Thursday, November 11

TRU closed. Remembrance Day

Thursday, November 11 to Friday, November 12

Mid-semester break ‐ no classes

Tuesday, November 16

Research Series - “Where Copyright Meets Privacy in the Big Data Era: Access to and Control over User Data and the Role of Copyright” with Prof. Dagne, 1pm‐2:30pm

Friday, December 3

Last day of classes ‐ Fall semester

Monday, December  6

Start of exam period

Tuesday, December  14

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Saturday, December  18

Last day of exam period

Saturday, December
25 to Monday,
January 3

TRU closed. Winter break

WINTER 2022
All dates are subject to change

Tuesday, January 4
to Saturday,
January 8

Block week courses for 2L & 3L students ‐ DR2 and DR3
1L will be offered non-compulsory enrichment sessions (TBA)
ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY FOR ALL TRU 2L and 3L LAW STUDENTS

Friday, January 7

Last day for payment of fees for Winter semester

Monday, January 10

First day of regularly scheduled law classes

Monday, January 10
to Friday,
January 14

Deferred examinations for the Fall 2021 semester

Tuesday, January 11

Marks released (Fall 2021 semester)

Tuesday, January 18

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Friday, January 21

Deadline to apply for most TRU scholarships, bursaries and awards.
Note: TRU Law scholarship and award applications are due January 30
End of course change period (add/drop, late registration)

Tuesday, January 25

Faculty of Law Research Series, 1pm‐2:30pm

TBA

International exchange information session

TBA

1L TRC activities (will be outside regular class time)

Tuesday, February 1

Dean’s course prize reception, 1pm‐2:30pm (Atrium)

Tuesday, February 15

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm
Deadline to submit Request for Reappraisals ‐ Fall semester

Friday, February 18

Deadline to apply for a letter of permission to study at another institution in Summer 2022, Fall 2022, or Winter 2023

Monday, February 21

TRU closed. Family Day

Monday, February 21
to Friday,
February 25

Mid-semester break ‐ no classes

Wednesday, February 23

Campus wide professional development day

TBA

Judge shadowing program (optional for interested students)

TBA

Deadline to apply for Fall 2022 international exchange

Tuesday, March 1

Faculty of Law Research Series, 1pm‐2:30pm

Friday, March 11

Last day to withdraw from a semester course

Tuesday, March 15

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Thursday, March 17

Law awards reception at Culinary Arts Training Centre, 6pm‐8pm

Friday, March 18

Last day to submit your application for exam accommodations ‐ Winter semester (Accessibility Services Office)

Tuesday, March 29

Faculty of Law Research Series, 1pm‐2:30pm

Thursday, March 31

Deadline to apply to graduate for Spring convocation

TBA

1L moots

Tuesday, April 12

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Thursday, April 14

Last day of law classes

Friday, April 15

TRU closed. Good Friday

Monday, April 18

TRU closed. Easter Monday

Tuesday, April 19

Start of law exam period

Saturday, April 30

Last day of law exam period

Monday, May 2 to
Friday, May 6

Supplementary exams for Fall 2021 semester ‐ 3L ONLY

Monday, May 9 to
Friday, May 13

Supplementary exams for Fall 2021 semester ‐ 2L & 1L (for LAP)

Thursday, May 12

Marks released for upper year courses

Monday, May 16 to
Friday, May 27

Deferred examinations for Winter 2022 semester

Tuesday, May 17

Faculty council meeting, 1pm‐2:30pm

Friday, May 20

Marks released for 1L courses
Deadline to submit request for reappraisals ‐ 3L ONLY

Monday, May 23

TRU closed. Victoria Day

Tuesday, May 24 to
Friday, May 27

Supplementary exams for Winter 2022 semester

Friday, June 3

Deadline to submit request for reappraisals for supplementary  exams

TBA

Faculty of Law convocation

Wednesday, June 15

Deadline to submit request for reappraisals for 1Ls and 2Ls