2018-2019 Calendar of Academic Dates

NOTE: The dates shown below apply to Undergraduate programs. They do not necessarily apple to the School of Graduate Studies, the Faculty of Law, Nursing ASP, or to Open Entry courses offered through the College of Extended Learning. Students in other programs should consult the appropriate Calendar or brochure.
Dates listed for each session include the exam dates.

FALL TERM

Classes Start September 5, 2018 | End December 6, 2018 | 61 Teaching Days

MONTH DAY DATE EVENT

September 2018

Monday

03

  • Labour Day – University Holiday – no classes*

Tuesday

04

  • Residence open for returning students

Wednesday

05

  • Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and 11-month B.Ed)

Monday

10

  • Last day for payment of University tuition and fees

Friday

14

  • 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 academic transcript.

Friday

21

  • 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 2018

Monday

08

  • Thanksgiving Day – University Holiday – no classes*

Thursday

18

  • Fall Convocation – UNB Fredericton

Friday

19

  • Fall Convocation – UNB Saint John
  • Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with pro-rated refund.

Monday

29

  • 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 A grade of “W” (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date a grade of “WF” (withdrawn fail) will apply.

NOVEMBER 2018

Monday-Friday

5-9

  • Fall Term Reading Week – no classes or tests/assignments scheduled.

Sunday

11

  • Remembrance Day

Tuesday

22

  • 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 2018

Thursday

06

  • Last day of Fall Term classes (61 teaching days)

Friday

07

  • Reading Days -  no classes or tests/assignments scheduled

Friday

08

  • Final Examinations begin.

Tuesday

18

  • Final Examinations end (9 days)

Wednesday

19

  • Residence closes for holiday break

WINTER TERM

Classes start January 7, 2019 | End April 11, 2019 | 63 Teaching days

MONTH DAY DATE EVENT

JANUARY 2019

Tuesday

01

  • University Holiday* - no classes *

Sunday

06

  • Residence opens

Monday

07

  • Start of classes for both campuses

Thursday

10

  • Last day for payment of Winter term fees for new students.
  • Last day for payment of University fees for full-time students paying by installments.

Friday

18

  • 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 “W” (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic transcript. After this date a notation of “WF” withdraw fail) will apply.

Friday

25

  • Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health and Dental Plan for those students who entered in January, 2015.
  • Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Healthy Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January.

FEBRUARY 2019

Monday

18

  • NB Family Day – University Holiday – no classes*

Friday

22

  • Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund.

Friday

22

  • 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 2019

Monday-Friday

04-08

  • Winter term break – no classes*.
  • Nursing students may need to participate in the preceptored clinical practicum during the winter break.

Thursday

28

  • Last day in Winter term to hold class tests (no class tests to be held during the last 10 teaching days of the term)

APRIL 2019

Thursday

11

  • Last day of Winter Term classes (62 teaching days)

Friday

12

  • Reading Day

Saturday

13

  • Final Examinations begin

Friday - Monday

19-22

  • Easter – University Holiday – no classes *

Saturday

27

  • Final examinations end (10 days)

Sunday

28

  • Residence closes

* Except for essential services, most university 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.