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 3, 2018; last day of exams is April 23, 2018.

Enrollment appointments begin online November 6; open enrollment begins November 27.

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial

January 9 (Tuesday) Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials using goSFU.
January 16 (Tuesday) 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 23 (Tuesday)
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

January 9 (Tuesday)
Last day to completely withdraw from all classes using goSFU with no notation on your academic record.
January 16 (Tuesday)
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. 
February 6 (Tuesday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record.
February 7 (Wednesday)
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/penalties

Payment
January 16 (Tuesday) 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. 
February 1 (Thursday) Deadline to pay Residence fees. 
February 16 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/penalties
January 9 (Tuesday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
January 16 (Tuesday) Last day for 75% refund of tuition. Last day for refund of student fees (Student Services, Recreation-Athletics, and Student Activity). A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
January 23 (Tuesday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees.
A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
January 24 (Wednesday) No refund for courses dropped.
A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter. 
February 16 (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).

* If you have requested a refund related to scholarships or bursaries, see fees/refunds.html.

Cards: Library ID card and U-Pass BC card

Library ID
24 hours after enrollment in Spring term
Pick up your Library ID card at any of the three campuses, during office hours: www.sfu.ca/students/contact
U-Pass BC
January 9 (Tuesday) 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 6 - 24, 2017
Work-study application period.
December 22, 2017 - January 12, 2018 Bursary only application period.
January 12, 2018 (Friday)
Deadline for application for undergraduate scholarships and awards.

Grades online

April 14 (Saturday) Online posting of grades from Spring term begins.

Graduation application/cancellation

January 3 (Wednesday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2018 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Fall 2017 term.
February 16 (Friday) Early deadline to apply and pay for the early application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2018 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2018 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
April 13 (Friday) Final deadline to apply and pay for the regular application fee on goSFU for graduation in June 2018 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2018 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
May 7 (Monday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2018 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2018 term.