2019-2020 Academic Year | Secretariat | UNB

2019-2020 academic year

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 04, 2019
Classes end: December 06, 2019
62 teaching days

September Monday 02 Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 03 Residence opens for returning students
Wednesday 04 Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd)
Monday 09 Last day for payment of University tuition and fees
Friday 13 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 20 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 14 Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Thursday 17 Fall Convocation – UNB Fredericton
Friday 18 Fall Convocation – UNB Saint John
Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with pro-rated refund.
Monday 28 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 A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date a grade of "WF" (withdrawn) fail apply.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 11-15 Fall Term Reading Week - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Monday 11 Remembrance Day - University closed - no classes*
Friday 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 Friday 06 Last day of Fall Term classes (62 teaching days)
Monday 09 Reading Days - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Tuesday 10 Final examinations begin
Thursday 19 Final examinations end (9 days)
Friday 20 Residence closes for holiday break.

 

Winter term

Classes start: January 6, 2020
Classes end: April 9, 2020
63 teaching days

January Wednesday 01 University Holiday - no classes*
Sunday 05 Residence opens
Monday 06 Start of classes for both campuses
Thursday 09 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 17 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 24 Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health and Dental Plan for those students who entered in January, 2020
Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January.
February Monday 17 NB Family Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Friday 21 Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund
March Monday - Friday 02-06 Winter Term break - no classes*
Monday 09 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.
Thursday 26 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

09

Last day of Winter Term classes (63 teaching days)
Friday - Monday 10-13 Easter - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 14 Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Wednesday 15 Final Examinations begin
Friday 24 Final examinations end (10 days)
Saturday 25 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.

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