Deadlines

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

  • Summer term courses start May 12, 2021; last day of exams is August 20.
  • Intersession courses start May 12, 2021; last day of exams is June 28.
  • Summer session courses start June 29, 2021; last day of exams is August 20.

March 8: enrollment appointments for Summer 2021 classes begin
March 29: open enrollment period begins 8:00am

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

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates.

Summer term deadlines

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial

May 18 (Tuesday) Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials on goSFU. Last day to enroll or change to audit by the department offering the course.
May 25 (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.)
June 1 (Tuesday)
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

May 18 (Tuesday) Last day to completely withdraw from all classes with no notation on your academic record.
See Summer Session deadlines below if all of your courses start on or after June 29.
May 25 (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. 
July 6 (Tuesday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record.
July 7 (Wednesday)
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
May 26 (Wednesday)


 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter. 
April 1 (Thursday) Deadline to pay summer Residence fees. 
June 25 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/interest charges for Summer term
(see Deadlines for Intersession and Summer session deadlines)
May 18 (Tuesday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
May 25 (Tuesday) 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 after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
June 1 (Tuesday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
June 2 (Wednesday) No refund for courses dropped. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter. 
July 2 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*).

* 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 Summer term

Visit our ID Card website for information on getting an SFU ID card.

U-Pass BC
May 18 by 4:30pm (Tuesday)
Deadline for submitting an application for exemption for U-Pass BC.
U-Pass BC information www.sfu.ca/students/upass

Financial aid and awards

March 8 - 26
Work-study application period.
May 3 - 21 
Bursary application period.
May 3 - 21
Undergraduate scholarships and awards application period.

Grades online

June 25 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Intersession begins.
August 13 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.

Graduation application/cancellation

May 12 (Wednesday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2021 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2021 term.
July 23 (Friday) (changed) Early deadline to apply and pay for the early application fee on goSFU for graduation in October 2021 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2021 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
August 20 (Friday)
extended
Final deadline to apply and pay for the regular application fee on goSFU for graduation in October 2021 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2021 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
September 8 (Wednesday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in October 2021 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2021 term.
Convocation information www.sfu.ca/convocation

Intersession deadlines

Intersession courses start May 12, 2021; last day of exams is June 28.

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial - Intersession

May 15 (Saturday) Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials on goSFU. 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.)
May 25 (Tuesday) 
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

May 18 (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. Penalties for dropping courses may apply.
June 4 (Friday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation of “WD” for the course on your academic record. Penalties for dropping courses apply.
June 5 (Saturday)
Intersession 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 - Intersession

Payment
May 26 (Wednesday)

 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter. 
June 25 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/interest charges for Intersession
May 15 (Saturday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
May 19 (Wednesday) 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 after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
May 23 (Sunday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
May 24 (Monday) No refund for courses dropped. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.

Grades online

June 25 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Intersession begins.
August 13 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.

Summer session deadlines

Summer session courses start June 29, 2021; last day of exams is August 20.

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial - Summer session

July 2 (Friday) Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials on goSFU. 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.)
July 12 (Monday) 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

May 18 (Tuesday) If enrolled in a combination of Summer Term and Summer session classes OR a combination of Intersession and Summer session, last day to completely withdraw from all classes on goSFU with no WD notation on your academic record.
July 5 (Monday)
Last day to drop a class on 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. Penalties for dropping courses may apply.
July 22 (Thursday)
Last day to drop a class on goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record. Penalties for dropping courses apply.
July 23 (Friday)
Summer session 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 - Summer session

Payment
May 26 (Wednesday)

 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter. 
June 25 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.
July 14 (Wednesday) Deadline to pay tuition and student fees if enrolled in Summer session only.


Refunds/interest charges for Summer session
July 2 (Friday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
July 6 (Tuesday) 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 after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
July 10 (Saturday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
July 11 (Sunday) No refund for courses dropped. A 2% monthly interest charge will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
July 2 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*).

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

Grades online

August 13 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.