Dates and Deadlines
Note: Enrollment for the Spring 2018 semester began online on November 6, 2017
Tip: You may also add these graduate deadlines to your SFU Connect calendar.
|Monday, January 1, 2018||New Year's Day. All classes cancelled and offices closed.|
|Wednesday, January 3, 2018||Spring semester classes begin.|
|Friday, January 5, 2018||
|Monday, January 9, 2018||
Deadline for submitting a U-Pass BC Exemption request for Spring 2018 (Note: Students taking a course at UBC under the Western Deans' Agreement will be charged for two U-Passes if they don't submit an exemption request.)
|Friday, January 12, 2018||
End of Bursary application period (bursaries are awarded based on financial need; international students are eligible).
|Tuesday, January 16, 2018||
Last day for graduate students to enroll through self-service (late enrollment deadline).
Last day to drop with 100% refund of tuition and ancillary fees. If you were eligible for the January U-Pass BC, there is no refund of the January U-Pass BC but you will be refunded for the February–April U-Passes.
Last day to change from credit to audit grade basis.
Grad tuition and fees (including co-op practicum fees) are due and payable. A 2% penalty will be calculated and posted to your student account every month.
Last date to opt out or change your coverage in the Graduate Health Plan (only if you started school in January).
|Tuesday, January 23, 2018||
Last day to drop with no notation on transcript.
|Wednesday, January 31, 2018||
Early Completion submission deadline of Thesis at 4:00 pm.
Last day to drop with a 75% refund of tuition. No refund of ancillary fees and January U-Pass BC.
Last day for receipt of grades deferred from the Fall term.
|Monday, February 12, 2018||Family Day. All classes and offices closed.
|February 13-18, 2018||Reading break. Classes cancelled. (Please note: this is for applicable departments only.)
|Wednesday, February 28, 2018||Last day to drop with a 50% refund of tuition. No refund of ancillary fees or January/February U-Passes.
|March 12-30, 2018
||Work-study application period for the Summer term.
|Monday, March 5, 2018||Registration opens for Summer 2018 term.
|Tuesday, March 6, 2018||Last day for graduate students to drop classes with a WD on their transcripts.|
|Monday, March 26, 2018
||Deadline for other Western universities to receive application forms for graduate students to take courses elsewhere under the Western Deans' Agreement.
|March 30 - April 2, 2018
||Easter break. All offices closed.
|Tuesday, April 10, 2018||
Last day of classes.
|April 12 - 23, 2018||Examination period.
|Friday, April 13, 2018||Last day for graduate students who completed in Spring 2018 to apply for graduation (June convocation).|
|Monday. April 30, 2018||
Any Withdrawal under Extenuating circumstances (WE) requests received for the Spring 2018 term after this term will be considered as a retroactive WE.
See also Calendar of upcoming defences