2016-2017 Academic Year | Secretariat | UNB

2016-2017 academic year

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

Fall term

September Saturday 03 Residence opens for new students
Monday 05 Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday-Wednesday 06-07 Academic Orientation
Wednesday 07 Residence opens for continuing students
Thursday 08 Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd)
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 transcript. After this date a notation of “W” (withdraw no academic penalty) will be shown on 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
October 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 A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date a grade of "WF" (withdrawn) fail apply.
November Thursday 10 Fall Term Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Friday 11 Remembrance Day - Unversity Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 22 Last day in Fall Term to hold class tests
December Tuesday 06 Last day of Fall Term classes
Wednesday 07 Reading Day
Thursday 08 Final examinations begin
Saturday 17 Final examinations end

 

Winter term

January Thursday 05 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 “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.
February Friday 17 Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund
March Friday 03 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 06-10 Winter Term break - no classes.
Thursday 23 Last day in Winter Term to hold class tests.
April Thursday 06 Last day of Winter Term classes
Friday 07 Reading Day
Saturday 08 Final Examinations begin
Friday-Monday 14-17 Easter - University Holiday - no classes.*
Saturday 22 Final Examinations end
May Wednesday 17 Encaenia, UNB Fredericton
Thursday 18 Encaenia, UNB Fredericton
Friday 19 Spring Convocation UNB Saint John