Fall 2013 term deadlines

Fall term starts September 3; last day of exams is December 15.

Enrollment appointments begin online July 8; open enrollment begins July 27.

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial

September 9 (Monday) Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials using the Student Information System
September 16 (Monday) Last day to enroll for class challenge or switch your challenge from one class to another or regular enrollment in a class, with permission of the department. (You can’t withdraw from class challenge without substituting a regular class.)
September 23 (Monday) Last day to add classes through the department, with permission of the chair and instructor. Last day to change tutorials through the department. Last day to change a class to audit status.

Classes: drop/withdraw/extenuating circumstances (WE). See also Fees for REFUNDS/PENALTIES

September 9 (Monday) Last day to completely withdraw from all classes using the Student Information System, with no notation on your academic record.
September 16 (Monday) Last day to drop a class using the Student Information System, with no Withdrawal notation on your academic record. If withdrawing from all classes, a Withdrawal notation (WD) will be added to your academic record.
October 7 (Monday) Last day to drop a class using the Student Information System, with a Withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record.

December 2 (Monday)

Last day to apply to drop classes in the current term under extenuating circumstances (WE). (Applications received after this date will be considered retroactive and may take longer to process.)

Fees: payment and refunds/penalties

Payment
September 16 (Monday) Deadline to pay tuition and student fees. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter.
October 25 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.
Refunds/penalties
August 2 (Friday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
August 3 (Saturday) to September9 (Monday) Penalty of $50 for each class dropped (maximum total penalty $100) during this period, if your net course load has decreased.
September 10 (Tuesday) to September 16 (Monday) Penalty of $100 for each class dropped during this period, if your net course load has decreased.
September 17 (Tuesday) No refund for courses dropped. A tuition drop penalty will be calculated and posted to your student account in the third week of classes. View your student account after September 19 for your outstanding balance. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after this date and on the first of each month thereafter.
October 18 (Friday) after 2:30pm Refund cheques REQUESTED for overpayment, which are NOT related to scholarships and bursaries*, are available for pickup, UNLESS payment has been made by personal cheque, which requires a 45 day clearance period.

* If you have requested a refund related to scholarships or bursaries, see Fees: Refunds.

Cards: Library ID card and U-Pass BC card

Library ID
24 hours after enrollment in Fall Term
Pick up your Library ID card at any of the three campuses, during office hours: students.sfu.ca/contact
U-Pass BC
September 9 (Monday) Deadline for submitting an application for exemption for U-Pass BC.
U-Pass BC information students.sfu.ca/upass

Distance education materials/refunds

August 19 (Monday) Class material pickup begins.
October 9 (Wednesday) Deadline to return class material for applicable material refund.

Financial aid

July 8 to 26 (Monday to Friday) Work-study application period
August 26 to September 13 (Monday to Friday)
Bursary only application period
September 13 (Friday)
Deadline for application for private scholarships

Grades online

December 3 (Tuesday)
Grades from Fall term begin to be posted online.

Graduation application/cancellation

September 3 (Tuesday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in October 2013 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2013 term.
October 15 (Tuesday) Early Deadline to apply and pay the early application fee on the Student Information System for graduation in June 2014 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements Fall 2013 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
December 13 (Friday)
Final Deadline to apply and pay the regular application fee on the Student Information System for graduation in June 2014 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements Fall 2013 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
January 6 (Monday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2014 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in Fall 2013 term.
Convocation information www.sfu.ca/convocation/

Health plan deadlines (for information only - check the appropriate website for confirmation and details).
See also http://www.sfu.ca/medical-insurance/deadlines.html.

August 29 - September 16 Opt out period for ihaveaplan.ca  
September 30 (Monday) International students - deadline to opt out of http://www.guard.me/sfu insurance