2020-2021 Calendar of Academic Dates

Graduate Studies and Open Entry Courses

The dates shown above apply to undergraduate programs and don’t necessarily apply to the School of Graduate Studies, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Education, Nursing ASP, or to open entry courses offered through the College of Extended Learning. Consult the appropriate calendar for more information on how the revised academic calendar affects your program and courses.

FALL TERM
Classes Start Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | End Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 61 Teaching Days
SEPTEMBER Monday 07 Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 08 Residence opens for returning students
Wednesday 09 Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd)**
Monday 14 Last day for payment of University tuition and fees
Friday 18 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 After this date a notation of "W" (withdrawn no academic penalty) will be shown on the academic transcript.
Friday 18 Students may drop and add courses up to the last day to add for the term without being charged a pro-rated fee. Courses dropped after the last day to add classes will be subject to pro-rated tuition fees from the first week of classes up to the withdrawal date shown on the student academic record.
Friday 25 Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health and Dental Plan for those students who entered in September.
Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in September.
OCTOBER Monday 12 Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Friday 23 Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with prorated refund
NOVEMBER Monday 02 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 A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date a grade of "WF" (withdrawn) fail apply.
Saturday 07

University of New Brunswick Fredericton Campus 66th Convocation Ceremonies
9 a.m. Ceremony A - Faculties of Forestry and Environmental Management; Nursing, and Science
11 a.m. Ceremony B - Faculties of Management; Education and Kinesiology
1 p.m. Ceremony C - Faculties of Art; Law; Renaissance College; and in Interdisciplinary Studies.
3 p.m. Ceremony D - Faculties of Computer Science and Engineering.

University of New Brunswick Saint John Campus 38th Fall Convocation Ceremony
5 p.m. - Faculties of Arts; Science, Applied Science and Engineering; and Business.

Monday - Friday 09-13 Fall Term Reading Week - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Wednesday 11 Remembrance Day - University closed - no classes*
Friday 27 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 10 Last day of Fall Term classes (61 teaching days)
Friday 11 Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Saturday 12 Final examinations begin
Monday 21 Final examinations end (8 days)
Tuesday 22 Residence closes for holiday break
WINTER TERM
Classes start Monday, January 11, 2021 | End Thursday, April 15, 2021 | 61 Teaching Days
JANUARY Friday 01 University Holiday - no classes*
Saturday 02 Contact your campus Residence office for specific move-in dates
Monday 11 Start of classes for both campuses
Monday-Friday 11-15 All courses will be delivered using alternative delivery methods.
Friday 15 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 22 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 of “W” (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic transcript. After this date a notation of “WF” (withdraw fail) will apply.
Friday  22 Students may drop and add courses up to the last day to add for the term without being charged a pro-rated fee. Courses dropped after the last day to add classes will be subject to pro-rated tuition fees from the first week of classes up to the withdrawal date shown on the student academic record.
Friday 29 Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health and Dental Plan for those students who entered in January 2021.
Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January 2021.
FEBRUARY Monday 15 NB Family Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 23 Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund
MARCH Monday-Friday 01-05 Winter Term break - no classes*
Monday 15 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" (withdrawn fail) will apply.
Wednesday 31 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 Friday-Monday 02-05 Easter - University Holiday - no classes*
Thursday 15 Last day of Winter Term classes (61 teaching days)
Friday 16 Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Saturday 17 Final Examinations begin
Tuesday 27 Final examinations end (9 days)
Wednesday 28 Residence Closes

*Except for essential services, most university offices will be closed on the dates indicated as "University Holiday". Essential functions, for example, UNB Security & Traffic, Facilities Management and the Residences will be staffed and operational. Emergency maintenance may be arranged through the Security Department. A few departments and facilities such as the libraries and computer labs 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 the day.

** It is expected that students arrive on campus by the first day of classes.