Deadlines Summer 2020

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 11, 2020; last day of exams is August 22.
  • Intersession courses start May 11, 2020; last day of exams is June 29.
  • Summer session courses start June 30, 2020; last day of exams is August 22.

March 2: enrollment appointments for Summer 2020 classes begin
March 23: 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 17 (Sunday) Last day to add classes, swap classes, change tutorials on goSFU.
May 24 (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.)
May 31 (Sunday)
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

May 17 (Sunday) 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 30.
May 24 (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. 
July 5 (Sunday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record.
July 6 (Monday)
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
June 15 (Monday)

(payment plan will be offered, details to come)
 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter. 
April 1 (Wednesday) Deadline to pay summer Residence fees. 
June 26 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/penalties for Summer term
(see below for Intersession and Summer session deadlines)
May 17 (Sunday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
May 24 (Sunday) 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 after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
May 31 (Sunday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
June 1 (Monday) No refund for courses dropped.  A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter. 
June 26 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.

Cards: Library ID card and U-Pass BC card

Library ID
24 hours after enrollment in Summer term

While the Student Services offices are closed, please see www.sfu.ca/idcard/getting-card/new-replacement-apply.html

Late, pick up your Library ID card at any of the three campuses, during office hours:
www.sfu.ca/students/contact

U-Pass BC
May 15 by 4:30pm (Friday)
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 9 - 27
Work-study application period.
May 4 - 22   Bursary only application period.
May 4 - 22 
Undergraduate scholarships and awards application period.

Grades online

June 26 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Intersession begins.
August 14 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.

Graduation application/cancellation

May 11 (Monday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2020 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2020 term.
June 19 (Friday) Early deadline to apply and pay for the early application fee on goSFU for graduation in October 2020 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2020 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
August 14 (Friday) Final deadline to apply and pay for the regular application fee on goSFU for graduation in October 2020 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2020 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
September 9 (Wednesday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in October 2020 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2020 term.
Convocation information www.sfu.ca/convocation

Intersession deadlines

Intersession courses start May 11, 2020; last day of exams is June 29.

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial - Intersession

May 17 (Sunday) 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 22 (Friday) 
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

May 17 (Sunday) Last day to drop a class using goSFU, without a withdrawal notation of “WD” for the course on your academic record. 
June 4 (Thursday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with 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. Penalities for dropping courses apply.
June 5 (Friday)
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/penalties - Intersession

Payment
June 15 (Monday)

(payment plan will be offered, details to come)
 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter. 
June 26 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/penalties for Intersession
May 14 (Thursday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
May 18 (Monday) 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 after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
May 22 (Friday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
May 23 (Saturday) No refund for courses dropped. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.

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

Grades online

June 26 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Intersession begins.
August 14 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.

Summer session deadlines

Summer session courses start June 30, 2020; last day of exams is August 22.

For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial - Summer session

July 3 (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 13 (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

May 17 (Sunday) 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 notation on your academic record.
July 6 (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. 
July 23 (Thursday)
Last day to drop a class on goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record. Penalties for dropping courses apply.
July 24 (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/penalties - Summer session

Payment
June 15 (Monday)

(payment plan will be offered, details to come)
 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after the due date and on the first of each month thereafter. 
June 26 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.
July 14 (Tuesday) Deadline to pay tuition and student fees if enrolled in Summer session only. 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 notation on your academic record.


Refunds/penalties for Summer session
July 3 (Friday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
July 7 (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 after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
July 11 (Saturday) Last day for 50% refund of tuition. No refund of student fees. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
July 12 (Sunday) No refund for courses dropped. A 2% late fee penalty will be assessed after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
June 26 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.

Grades online

August 14 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.