2015-2016 Calendar of Academic Dates

Note: the dates shown below apply to Undergraduate programs. They do not necessarily apply to the School of Graduate Studies, the Faculty of Law, or to Open Access courses offered through the College of Extended Learning. Students in other programs should consult the appropriate Calendar or brochure.

Tuition and related fees are to be set by Financial Services, please refer to their website at www.unb.ca/financialservices/students/index.html

MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
FALL TERM BEGINS  
September 2015  Monday 7
  • Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Wednesday 9
  • Residence open for continuing students
Tuesday-Wednesday 8-9
  • Academic Orientation
Thursday 10
  • Start of classes for both Campuses
    (not including Law and the 11-month B.Ed)
Tuesday 15
  • Last day for payment of University tuition and fees
Friday 18
  • Last day for adding Fall Term and full-year
    courses.

  • Fall Term and full-year courses dropped up to
    and including this date not shown on academic
    record.
  • Last day to opt out of Student Union Health &
    Dental Plan.
  • Last day to opt out of International Health
    Insurance with NB Medicare.

October 2015 Monday 12
  • Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no
    classes*
Thursday 22
  • Fall Convocation - UNB Fredericton
Friday 23
  • Fall Convocation - UNB Saint John
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses
    with pro-rated refund.
November 2015 Monday 2
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses
    without academic penalty. A grade of "W"
    (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record.
  Wednesday 11
  • Remembrance Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Thursday 12
  • Fall Term Reading Day-No Classes or
    tests/assignments scheduled.
Monday 23
  • Last day in Fall Term to hold class tests. 
December 2015 Tuesday 8
  • Last day of Fall Term classes.
  Wednesday 9
  • Reading Day.
Thursday 10
  • Final examinations begin.
Saturday 19
  • Final examinations end.
WINTER TERM BEGINS
January 2016 Friday 1
  • University Holiday*
Monday 4
  • Start of classes for both campuses.
Tuesday 12
  • Last day for payment of Winter term fees for
    new students and full-time students paying by
    installments.
Friday 15
  • Last day for Adding winter term courses.
    Winter Term courses dropped up to and
    including this date not shown on academic
    transcript. After this date a notation of “W”
    (withdraw no academic penalty) will be shown
    on the academic transcript.
  • Last day to withdraw from full-year courses without academic penalty. A notation of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic transcript. After this date a notation of WF (withdraw Fail) will apply.
Friday 22
  • Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health
    and Dental Plan for those students who
    entered in January, 2016. 
  • Last day to opt-out of International Health
    Insurance for those students who enrolled in
    January.    
February 2016 Friday 12
  • Last day to withdraw from Winter Term
    courses with pro-rated refund.
Friday 26
  • Last day to withdraw from Winter Term
    courses without Academic penalty. A grade of
    "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the
    academic record. After this date a grade of WF
    (withdraw fail) will apply.
March 2016 Monday-Friday 7-11
  • Winter Term break - no classes.
Monday 21
  • Last day in Winter Term to hold class tests.
Friday-Monday 25-28
  • *Easter. University Holiday - no classes.
April 2016 Thursday 7
  • Last day of Winter Term classes.
Friday 8
  • Reading Day.
Saturday 9
  • Final examinations begin. 
Tuesday 19
  • Final examinations end.