Sessional Dates 2008-2009

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.

June 2008

13

First day to apply to graduate for Fall 2008 Degree List

July 2008

15

Last day to apply for readmission for students who voluntarily withdrew or who were required to withdraw prior to 2008

August 2008

15

Last day to cancel application for supplemental examinations without academic or financial penalty

15

Minimum registration prepayment due; after this date a late registration fee applies

25

QCARD is available to complete the final stages of the registration process for students who have preregistered and made the minimum payment

25

First Day for returning students to pick up validation stickers after completing registration on QCARD

31

Orientation begins (arrival day)

September 2008

1

Labour Day

2

Welcoming Ceremony for new students

2

Students may add and drop courses on QCARD

3-5

Supplemental examinations

3-5

Challenge Examinations for First Year students

3

First Year students receive photo-id card and validation sticker

8

Fall Term classes begin

17

Last day to apply to transfer to Applied Science from another faculty within Queen's for Fall or Fall-Winter session

19

Last date to drop Fall Term and Fall-Winter session course without financial penalty for part-time Engineering students

19

Last day to register without extra fee. After this date, students must appeal in writing to the Operations Committee for permission to register late

19

Last day to add a Fall Term or Fall-Winter sessional course

19

Last day to change from one program to another within Applied Science

19

Last day to apply to graduate for Fall 2008 Degree List

30

Deadline for payment of balance of tuition fees without incurring interest charges

October 2008

13

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

TBA

Fall Convocation

31

Last day to drop a Fall Term courses without academic penalty

November 2008

1

Additional late fees apply after this date which is when the university reports registration numbers to the government

3

First day to apply to graduate for Spring 2009 Degree List

11

Remembrance Day Services (classes cancelled 10:30-11:30 a.m.)

28

Fall Term classes end

29

Pre-exam study period begins

December 2008

1

Last day to apply for admission to Dual Degree programs for the next Winter Term

2

Pre-exam study period ends

3

Fall Term final examinations begin

6

Commemoration Day (no exams will be held)

18

Final examinations end

18

Fall Term ends

January 2009

5

Winter Term classes begin

5

Last day to register without financial penalty for students not registered in any other courses

12

Extended Program classes begin for Fall courses

14

Last day to apply to the International Programs office for exchange programs for 2009-2010

14

Last day to apply to transfer to Applied Science from another faculty within Queen's for Winter session

16

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

16

Last date to drop Winter Term course without financial penalty for part-time Engineering students

16

Last day to add a Winter Term course or to change an academic program

16

Last day to drop a Fall-Winter sessional course without academic penalty

19

Program Orientation for First Year Students begins

23

Last day to apply to rewrite a First Year Fall course examination in April

23

Last day to add a Fall Extended Program course

26

Last day to drop a Fall Extended Program course

26

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 2009

1

Additional late fees apply after this date which is when the university reports registration numbers to the government

2

Last day to apply to graduate for Spring 2009 Degree List

4

Program Orientation for First Year Students ends

9

Program Selection for First Year Students begins on QCARD

16-20

Mid-term reading week

17-20

Extended Program Fall course examinations

23

Extended Program classes begin for Winter courses

24

Program Selection for First Year Students ends on QCARD

27

Last day to drop a Winter Term course without academic penalty

March 2009

6

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

April 2009

3

Last day to drop a Winter Extended Program course

3

Winter Term classes end

4-7

Pre-exam study period

8

Final examinations begin

10

Good Friday (statutory holiday - no exams)

25

Winter Term ends

25

Final examinations end

TBA

Surveying Field School begins (8 days)

27

Extended Program Spring Term begins

May 2009

1

Extended Program fees are due

1

Last day for student consultations regarding Dual Degree Program application

TBA

Surveying School Ends

18

Victoria Day (classes will not be held)

19

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 Note: Spring 2009 Convocations dates will be determined in Fall 2008, refer to www.queensu.ca/registrar/grad/index.html to view these dates

29

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 2009

1

Last day to apply for Dual Degree Program for the next Fall-Winter session

5

Extended Program classes end

5

Last day to withdraw from rewrite exams for Winter First Year courses

5

Last day to apply for admission to upper-year courses at the International Study Centre for Fall Term

8-12

Extended Program Winter course examinations

15

Last day to apply for supplemental examination privileges


Last modified December 15 2010.