Sessional Dates 2007-2008

FEES DEADLINES: Fees deadlines are not listed in the Sessional Dates, and do not necessarily correspond with academic deadlines. Information on deadlines for dropping courses without financial penalty is contained in the Blue Book available from the Office of the University Registrar on the web at http://www.queensu.ca/registrar/bluebook/

EXAMINATION REREADING DEADLINES: The attention of students is drawn to Regulation 13 concerning deadlines for making application to reread examination papers.


July 2007
15 Last day to apply for re-admission for students who were previously required to withdraw

August 2007
15 Minimum registration prepayment due; after this date a late registration fee applies
14 Last day to cancel application for supplemental examinations without academic or financial penalty
27 QCARD is available to complete the final stages of the registration process for students who have preregistered and made the minimum payment
27 First Day for returning students to pick up validation stickers after completing registration on QCARD

September 2007
2 Orientation begins (arrival day)
3 Labour Day
4 Welcoming Ceremony for new students
4 Students may add and drop courses on QCARD
4-6 Supplemental examinations
4-6 Challenge Examinations for First Year students
5 First Year students pick up timetable and Academic Calendar, 9-11 am
5 First Year students receive photo-id card and validation sticker
10 Fall Term classes begin
12 Last day to apply to transfer from another faculty within Queen's
21 Last date to drop Fall Term and Fall-Winter session course without financial penalty for part-time Engineering students
21 Last day to register without extra fee. After this date, students must appeal in writing to the Operations Committee for permission to register late
21 Last day to add a Fall Term or Fall-Winter sessional course
21 Last day to change from one program to another within Applied Science
30 Deadline for payment of balance of tuition fees without incurring interest charges

October 2007
8 Thanksgiving Day (classes will not be held)
15 Last day to apply for admission to upper year courses at the International Study Centre for Winter Term
16 University Day
26 Fall Convocation

November 2007
1 Additional late fees apply after this date which is when the university reports registration numbers to the government
2 Last day to withdraw voluntarily from Fall Term courses
9 Remembrance Day Services (classes cancelled 10:30-11:30 a.m.)
30 Fall Term classes end

December 2007
1 Last day to apply for admission to Dual Degree programs for next Winter Term
1 Pre-exam study period begins (tentative)
4 Pre-exam study period ends (tentative)
5 Fall Term final examinations begin (tentative)
6 Commemoration Day
20 Final examinations end (tentative)
20 Fall Term ends

January 2008
7 Winter Term classes begin
7 Last day to register without financial penalty for students not registered in any other courses
7 Students unable to register for the Winter Term by this date must appeal in writing to the Operations Committee and pay a registration administration fee
14 Extended Program classes begin for Fall courses
16 Last day to apply to the International Programs office for exchange programs for 2008-2009
18 Last date to drop Winter Term course without financial penalty for part-time Engineering students
18 Last day to add a Winter Term course or to change an academic program
18 Last day to withdraw from Fall-Winter sessional course
21 Program Orientation for First Year Students begins
25 Last day to apply to rewrite a First Year Fall course examination in April
25 Last day to add a Fall Extended Program course
28 Last day to drop a Fall Extended Program course
28 Last day to cancel an application to rewrite a First Year Fall course examination without academic penalty
31 Last day to withdraw from degree program without failure of year

February 2008
1 Additional late fees apply after this date which is when the university reports registration numbers to the government
6 Program Orientation for First Year Students ends
18-22 Mid-term reading week
18-22 Extended Program Fall course examinations
25 Extended Program classes begin for Winter courses
25 Program Selection for First Year Students begins on QCARD
29 Last day to withdraw voluntarily from Winter Term courses
29 Program Selection for First Year Students ends on QCARD

March 2008
7 Last day to add a Winter Extended Program course
15 Last day to apply for admission to upper year courses at the International Study Centre for Spring-Summer session
21 Good Friday (statutory holiday - classes cancelled)

April 2008
4 Last day to drop a Winter Extended Program course
4 Winter Term classes end
5-6 Pre-exam study period (tentative)
7 Final examinations begin (tentative)
26 Winter Term ends
26 Final examinations end (tentative)
27 Surveying Field School begins (8 days)
28 Extended Program Spring Term begins

May 2008
1 Last day to apply for Dual Degree Program for the next Fall-Winter session
4 Surveying School Ends
19 Victoria Day (classes will not be held)
20 Last day for eligible students in the regular First Year program to register to rewrite the exam for Winter First Year courses
TBA Spring Convocation
30 Last day to pay administrative fee for rewrite exams in Winter Term courses of the First Year program that are written in a location other than Kingston

June 2008
1 Last day to apply for Dual Degree Program for the next Fall-Winter session
6 Extended Program classes end
6 Last day to withdraw from rewrite exams for Winter First Year courses
6 Last day to apply for admission to upper-year courses at the International Study Centre for Fall Term
9-13 Extended Program Winter course examinations
15 Last day to apply for supplemental examination privileges