2019-2020 Calendar of Academic Dates

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 4, 2019 | End December 6, 2019 | 62 Teaching Days

MONTH DAY DATE EVENT

September 2019

Monday

02

  • Labour Day – University Holiday – no classes*

Tuesday

03

  • Residence open for returning students

Wednesday

04

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

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 2019

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 A grade of “W” (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date a grade of “WF” (withdrawn fail) will apply.

NOVEMBER 2019

Monday-Friday

11-15

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

Monday

11

  • Remembrance Day

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 2019

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 | End April 9, 2020 | 63 Teaching days

MONTH DAY DATE EVENT

JANUARY 2020

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 2020

Monday

17

  • NB Family Day – University Holiday – no classes*

Friday

21

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

MARCH 2020

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 2020

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.