2016-2017 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 2016 Saturday 3
  • Residence open for new students
Monday 5
  • Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes
Tuesday-Wednesday 6-7
  • Academic Orientation
Wednesday 7
  • Residence open for continuing students
Thursday 8
  • Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and the 11-month B.Ed)
Tuesday 13
  • Last day for Payment of University tuition and fees
Friday  16
  • 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. 
  • After this date a notation of “W” (withdraw no academic penalty) will be shown on the academic transcript.
Friday 23
  • Last day to opt out of Student Union Health & Dental Plan 
  • Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan. 
MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
October 2016 Monday 10
  • Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no
    classes*
Thursday 20
  • Fall Convocation - UNB Fredericton
Friday 21
  • Fall Convocation UNB Saint John
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses
    with pro rated refund.
Monday  31
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall 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 A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record.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. 
MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
November 2016 Thursday 10
  • Fall Term Reading Day-No classes or tests/assignments scheduled.
  Friday 11
  • Remembrance Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 22
  • Last day in Fall Term to hold class tests. 
MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
December 2016 Tuesday 6
  • Last day of Fall Term classes.
  Wednesday 7
  • Reading Day.
Thursday 8
  • Final examinations begin.
Saturday 17
  • Final examinations end.
MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
WINTER TERM BEGINS
January Thursday 5
  • Start of classes for both campuses.
Tuesday 10
  • Last day for payment of University tuition and fees.
Friday 13
  • 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 20
  • Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health
    and Dental Plan for those students who
    entered in January, 2017.
  • Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January.
MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
February 2017 Friday 17
  • Last day to withdraw from Winter Term
    courses with pro-rated refund.
MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
March 2017 Friday 3
  • 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. 
  Monday-Friday 6-10
  • Winter Term break - no classes.
Thursday 23
  • Last day in Winter Term to hold class tests.
MONTHDAYDATEEVENT
April 2017 Thursday 6
  • Last day of Winter Term classes.
Friday 7
  • Reading Day.
Saturday 8
  • Final examinations begin. 
Friday - Monday 14-17
  • *Easter. University Holiday - no classes. 
Saturday 22
  • Final examinations end
May 2017 Wednesday 17
  • Encaenia, UNB Fredericton
Thursday 18
  • Encaenia, UNB Fredericton
Friday 19
  • Spring Convocation UNB Saint John