2021-2022 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 08, 2021 | End Thursday, December 09, 2021 | 61 Teaching Days
SEPTEMBER Monday 06 Labour Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Wednesday 08 Start of classes for both Campuses (not including Law and the 11-month BEd)**
Monday 13 Last day for payment of University tuition and fees
Friday 17 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 After this date a notation of "W" (withdrawn no academic penalty) will be shown on the academic transcript.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 17 Students may drop and add courses up to the last day to add for the term without being charged a prorated fee. Courses dropped after the last day to add classes will be subject to prorated tuition fees from the first week of classes up to the withdrawal date shown on the student academic record.
Friday 24 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.
Thursday 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - University Holiday - no classes* 
OCTOBER Monday 11 Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Thursday 14 Fall Convocation - UNB Fredericton
Friday 15 Fall Convocation - UNB Saint John
Friday 22 Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with prorated refund
NOVEMBER Tuesday 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 A grade of "W" (withdrawn) will be shown on the academic record. After this date a grade of "WF" (withdrawn fail) will apply.
Monday - Friday 08-12 Fall Term Reading Week - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Thursday 11 Remembrance Day - University closed - no classes*
Friday 26 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 09 Last day of Fall Term classes (61 teaching days)
Friday 10 Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Saturday 11 Final examinations begin
Tuesday 21 Final examinations end (9 days)

NOTE: Contact your campus Residence office for specific move-in and closure dates.

*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 strongly advised that students are available for course participation by the first day of classes.

WINTER TERM
Classes start Monday, January 10, 2022 | End Wednesday, April 13, 2022 | 62 Teaching Days

JANUARY
Monday 10 Start of classes for both campuses
Friday 14 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 21 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  21 Students may drop and add courses up to the last day to add for the term without being charged a prorated fee. Courses dropped after the last day to add classes will be subject to prorated tuition fees from the first week of classes up to the withdrawal date shown on the student academic record.
Friday 28 Last day to opt-out of Student Union Health and Dental Plan for those students who entered in January 2022.
Last day to be granted an exemption from the International Health Insurance Plan for those students who entered in January 2022.
FEBRUARY Monday 21 NB Family Day - University Holiday - no classes*
Friday 25 Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses with prorated refund
MARCH Monday-Friday 07-11 Winter Term break - no classes*
Monday 07 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.
Thursday 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 Wednesday 13 Last day of Winter Term classes (62 teaching days)
Thursday 14 Reading Day - no classes or tests/assignments scheduled
Friday-Monday 15-18 Easter - University Holiday - no classes*
Tuesday 19 Final Examinations begin
Thursday 28 Final examinations end (9 days)

NOTE: Contact your campus Residence office for specific move-in and closure dates.

*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.

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

** It is strongly advised that students are available for course participation by the first day of classes.