2018-2019 Academic Year | Secretariat | UNB

2018-2019 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, 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 05, 2018
Classes end: December 06, 2018
61 teaching days

September Monday 03 Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 04 Residence opens for returning students
Wednesday 05 Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd)
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 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 A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date a grade of "WF" (withdrawn) fail apply.
November Monday - Friday 05-09 Fall Term Reading Week - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Sunday 11 Remembrance Day
Thursday 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 Thursday 06 Last day of Fall Term classes (61 teaching days)
Friday 07 Reading Days - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Saturday 08 Final examinations begin
Tuesday 18 Final examinations end (9 days)
Wednesday 19 Residence closes for holiday break.

 

Winter term

Classes start: January 07, 2019
Classes end: April 11, 2019
63 teaching days

January 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, 2019
Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January.
February Monday 18 NB Family Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Friday 22 Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund
March Friday 01 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 02-06 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 Thursday

11

Last day of Winter Term classes (63 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
May Wednesday 29 Encaenia, UNB Fredericton
Thursday 30 Encaenia, UNB Fredericton
Friday 31 Spring Convocation UNB Saint John

*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.

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