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Academic Dates & Deadlines

Summer 2022

In addition to the four-month Summer term (May-August), SFU also offers a two-month Intersession (May-June) and a two-month Summer session (July-August). This increases summer program accessibility for students and instructors.

  • Summer term: May 10 to August 8; last day of exam is August 20
  • Intersession: May 10 to June 20; last day of exam is June 27
  • Summer session: June 28 to August 8; last day of exams is August 20

Please take note of the specific deadlines applicable to each term/session. 

Note:

Add deadlines to your own calendar to see them in chronological order. For comprehensive term dates, see Calendar of academic dates.

Summer term deadlines

Summer term courses are from May 10 – August 8; last day of exam is August 20.

Enrollment

March 7 Enrollment for Summer 2022 classes begin - By appointment only. Check your enrollment appointment on goSFU, the student information system.
March 28 Enrollment for Summer 2022 classes - Open to all students at 8 AM. 

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial

May 16 (Monday) 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 23 (Monday) 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 30 (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 16 (Monday) 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 28.
May 23 (Monday)
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 4 (Monday)
Last day to drop a class using goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record.
July 5 (Tuesday)
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
April 1 (Friday) Deadline to pay summer 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.
May 24 (Tuesday)


 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. 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. 
June 24 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/interest charges for Summer term
(see Deadlines for Intersession and Summer session deadlines)
May 16 (Monday) 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.
May 23 (Monday) 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.
May 30 (Monday) 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.
May 31 (Tuesday) 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.
June 24 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 Summer term

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

U-Pass BC
May 16 by 4:30pm (Monday)
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 7 - 25
Work-study application period.
May 2 - 20   Bursary application period.
May 2 - 20
Undergraduate scholarships and awards application period.

Grades online

June 24 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Intersession begins.
August 12 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.

Graduation application/cancellation

May 9 (Monday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in June 2022, if you are completing degree requirements in the Spring 2022 term.  
June 17 (Friday) Early deadline to apply and pay for the early application fee on goSFU for graduation in October 2022 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2022 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and  certificate for which you are applying.
August 12 (Friday)

Final deadline to apply and pay for the regular application fee on goSFU for graduation in October 2022, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2022 term. Note that the graduation fee will be charged for each degree, diploma and certificate for which you are applying.
September 6 (Tuesday) Deadline to cancel application to graduate in October 2022 convocation ceremonies, if you are completing degree requirements in the Summer 2022 term.
Convocation information www.sfu.ca/convocation

Intersession deadlines

Intersession courses are from May 10 – June 20; last day of exams is June 27.

Enrollment

March 7 Enrollment for Summer 2022 classes begin - By appointment only. Check your enrollment appointment on goSFU, the student information system.
March 28 Enrollment for Summer 2022 classes - Open to all students at 8 AM. 

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial - Intersession

May 13 (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.)
May 23 (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 16 (Monday) 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 2 (Thursday)
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 3 (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/interest charges - Intersession

Payment
May 24 (Tuesday)

 
Deadline to pay tuition and student fees for any combination of Summer term, Summer session and Intersession. 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.   
June 24 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.

Refunds/interest charges for Intersession
May 13 (Friday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
May 17 (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.
May 21 (Saturday) 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.  
May 22 (Sunday) 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.

Grades online

June 24 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Intersession begins.
August 12 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.

Summer session deadlines

Summer session courses are from June 28 – August 8; last day of exams is August 20.

Enrollment

March 7 Enrollment for Summer 2022 classes begin - By appointment only. Check your enrollment appointment on goSFU, the student information system.
March 28 Enrollment for Summer 2022 classes - Open to all students at 8 AM. 

Classes: add/swap/change tutorial - Summer session

July 1 (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 14 (Thursday) 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 16 (Monday) 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 4 (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 21 (Thursday)
Last day to drop a class on goSFU, with a withdrawal notation (WD) on your academic record. Penalties for dropping courses apply.
July 22 (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 24 (Tuesday)

 
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 24 (Friday) Deadline to pay Co-op Practicum fees.
July 12 (Tuesday) Deadline to pay tuition and student fees if enrolled in Summer session only.


Refunds/interest charges for Summer session
July 1 (Friday) Last day for 100% refund of tuition.
July 5 (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 on the outstanding balance after tuition deadline and on the first of each month thereafter.
July 9 (Saturday) 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.
July 10 (Sunday) 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.  
June 24 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 12 (Friday) Online posting of grades from Summer term and Summer session begins.