2017-2018 Calendar of Academic Dates

MONTH DAY DATE EVENT

FALL TERM

Classes Start September 7, 2017 | End December 5, 2017 | 62 Teaching Days

SEPTEMBER 2017 Saturday 02

Residence opens for new students

Fall Orientation of Week Begins

Monday 04 Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday-Wednesday 05-06 Academic Orientation with your Faculty
Wednesday 06 Residence opens for returning students
Thursday 07 Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd)
Tuesday 12 Last day for payment of University tuition and fees
Friday 15 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 transcript. After this date a notation of "W" (withdraw no academic penalty) will be shown on the academic transcript.
Friday 22

Last day to opt out of Student Union Health & Dental plan.

Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan.

OCTOBER 2017 Monday 09 Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Thursday 19 Fall Convocation - UNB Fredericton
Friday 20 Fall Convocation - UNB Saint John
Friday 20 Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with prorated refund
Monday 30 Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses without academic penalty. A grade of "W" (withdawn) will be shown on academic record. After this date a grade of "WF" (withdrawn fail) will apply.
NOVEMBER 2017 Friday 10 Fall Term Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Saturday 11 Remembrance Day
Tuesday 21 Last day in Fall Term to hold class tests (no class tests to be held during the last 10 teaching days of the term)
DECEMBER 2017 Tuesday 5 Last day of Fall Term classes (62 teaching days)
Wednesday-Thursday 6-7 Reading Days
Friday 8 Final examinations begin
Tuesday 19 Final examinations end (10 days)
Wednesday 20 Residence closess for holiday break
MONTH DAY DATE EVENT

WINTER TERM

Classes start January 4, 2018 | End April 10, 2018 |61 teaching days

JANUARY 2018 Monday 01 University Holiday * - no classes*
Wednesday 03 Residence opens
Thursday 04 Start of classes for both campuses
Tuesday 09

Last day for payment of Winter term for new students.

Last day for payment of University fees for full-time students.

Friday 12

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" (withdrawn fail) will apply.

Friday 19

Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health and Dental Plan for those students who entered in January, 2018.

Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January

FEBRUARY 2018
Friday 16 Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund
Monday 19 University Holiday - no classes*
Friday 23 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" (withdrawn fail) will apply.
MARCH 2018
Monday-Friday 05-09

Winter Term break - no classes*
Nursing students may need to participate in the preceptored clinical practicum during the winter break.

Friday 23 Last day in Winter Term to hold classes tests (no class tests to be held during the last 10 teaching days of the term)
MARCH/APRIL 2018
Friday-Monday 30-02 Easter - University Holiday - no classes*
APRIL 2018 Tuesday 10 Last day of Winter Term classes (61 teaching days)
Wednesday 11 Reading Day
Thursday 12 Final examinations begin
Saturday 21 Final examinations end (9 days)
Sunday 22

Residence closes

* Except for essential services, most univeristy offices will be closed on the dates indicated as "University Holiday". Essential functions, for example, Security, Heating Plant and the Residences will be staffed and operational. Emergency maintenance may be arranged through the Security Department . A few department and facilities such as the libraries, computer labs, Financial Services, Registrar's Offices may offer some services on certain holidays. Those wishing to use such services on a holiday are advised to check with the specific department about operations for that day.