Deadlines

If you are a graduate student, please also see Dates and Deadlines for grad students, as some deadlines may be different.

Spring term deadlines

Spring term courses start January 10, 2022; last day of exams is April 26, 2022.

November 8: enrollment appointments for Spring 2022 classes begin
November 29: open enrollment period begins at 8:00 am

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates.

Note: You can add deadlines to your own calendar to see them in chronological order.

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial

January 16 (Sunday) Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials using goSFU. Last day to enroll or change to audit by the department offering the course.
January 23 (Sunday) 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.)
January 30 (Sunday)
Last day to add classes through the department, with permission of the chair and instructor. Last day to change tutorials through the department.  

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

January 16 (Sunday)
Last day to completely withdraw from all classes using goSFU with no notation on your academic record.
January 23 (Sunday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU without a withdrawal notation of “WD” for the course on your academic record. If withdrawing from all classes, a withdrawal notation of “Withdrew YYYY-MM-DD” will be added to your academic record. 
March 13 (Sunday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record.
March 14 (Monday)   As of this date, classes may be dropped in the current term only under extenuating circumstances (WE).  www.sfu.ca/students/appeals/withdrawals.html

Fees: payment and refunds/interest charges

Payment
November 30, 2021 (Tuesday) Deadline to pay Residence fees. www.sfu.ca/students/residences/fees/payment-methods.html. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter.
January 21 (Friday)
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees. See How to Pay, and note it takes up to five business days for your payment to be received and show in goSFU. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter. 
February 25 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/interest charges
January 16 (Sunday) Last day to drop a class for 100% refund of tuition. For Mandatory Supplementary Course Fee refunds, please check with the department/faculty regarding the specific deadline.
January 23 (Sunday) Last day for 75% refund of tuition. Last day for refund of student fees (Student Services, Recreation-Athletics, and Student Activity). A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
January 30 (Sunday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees.
A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
January 31 (Monday) No refund for courses dropped.
A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter. 
February 18 (Friday) after 10:00 am, and every month thereafter If you have not enrolled in direct deposit, refund cheques requested for overpayment (which are not related to scholarships and bursaries) are available for pickup at Burnaby campus, unless payment has been made by personal cheque (which requires a 45 day clearance period). See Fees: Refunds.

NOTE: If you request a refund related to scholarships or bursaries, see Fees: Refunds: Dates: #bursaries.

Cards: Library ID card and U-Pass BC card

Library ID
24 hours after enrollment in Spring term
Visit our ID Card website for information on getting a SFU ID Card
U-Pass BC
January 11 (Friday) by 4:30pm Deadline for submitting an application for exemption for U-Pass BC 
U-Pass BC information www.sfu.ca/students/upass

Financial aid and awards

November 8 - 26, 2021
Work-study application period
December 20, 2021 - January 14, 2022 Bursary application period
December 20, 2021 - January 14, 2022 Undergraduate scholarships and awards application period

Grades online

April 15 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Spring term begins

Graduation application/cancellation

January 7 (Friday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2022, if you are completing degree requirements in the Fall 2021 term.
February 18 (Friday) 

Early deadline to apply and pay for the early application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2022, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2022 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
April 15 (Friday) Final deadline to apply and pay for the regular application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2022, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2022 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
May 9 (Monday)   Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2022, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2022 term.