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Athabasca University

Academic Schedule

The School of Computing and Information Systems has two program intakes per year

The SCIS graduate office must receive all application materials by March 1 for admission to the program for Fall semester, and by October 1 for consideration to the program for the Winter semester. SCIS will accept non program applications for all three semesters.

The School of Computing and Information Systems has three terms during the academic year for group study registrations:

Fall Term13 weeksSeptember to December
Winter Term13 weeksJanuary to April
Spring Term13 weeksMay to August

For Individualized study registrations:

Individualized study courses begin on the first day of every month. For more information on registering in a course please see our Registration page.

Spring 2018

April 30First day of Spring Grouped Study Session courses.
May 21Victoria Day, University closed.
May 30Last day for early withdrawals from Spring Grouped Study Session courses. No record of course will appear on transcript. Partial Refund.
June 7-9Athabasca University Convocation
June 23Online course registration for Fall Grouped Study Session opens.
July 2University closed, Day in Lieu
July 29Last day of Spring Grouped Study Session courses.
August 6Civic Holiday. University closed.
August 4Online course registration for Fall Grouped Study Session closes.

Fall 2018

September 3Labour Day, University closed.
September 10First day of Fall Grouped Study Session courses.
October 1Deadline for receipt of all application documents for admission to the program for Winter 2019 Session.
October 8Thanksgiving, University closed.
October 10Last day for early withdrawals from Fall Grouped Study Session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript. Partial refund.
October 15Online course registraton for Winter Grouped Study Session opens.
October 20Winter 2019 admissions decisions are made and student notifications are sent. Online admissions open.
October 31Deadline for admissions and fees for Winter 2019.
November 12University closed, Day in Lieu
November 15Online course registration for Winter Grouped StudySession closes.
December 9Last day of Fall Grouped Study Session courses.
December 24 - Jan 2Christmas Break, University will close at 3:00pm, Monday Dec 24, 2018 and will reopen at 8:30am Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Winter 2019

January 7First day of Winter Grouped Study Session courses.
February 7Last day for early withdrawals from Winter Grouped Study Session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript. Partial refund.
February 15Online course registration for Spring Grouped Study Session opens.
February 18Family Day, University closed.
March 1Deadline for receipt of all application documents for admission to the program for Fall 2019 Session.
March 20 Fall 2019 admissions decisions are made and student notifications are sent. Online admissions open.
March 31Deadline for admissions and fees for Fall 2019.
April 1Online course registration for Spring Grouped Study Session closes.
April 7Last day of Winter Grouped Study Session courses.
April 19-22Easter Break, University Closed

 

Updated April 5, 2018 by FST Technical Staff

 

Updated April 05 2018 by PBC IS Technical Staff

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