Important dates

Find all important date information for all sessions and programs at Brock University. Below you will find important dates specifically for Undergraduate students.

Dates are organized by:

  • Academic Terms – Spring, Summer or Fall/Winter
  • Registration, Drops & Withdrawal Dates
  • Dates Specific to ESL or Teacher Education Students

For more information, or questions relating to these dates, please contact Brock Central.

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Dates by Academic Term

This section contains Important Sessional Dates by Academic Term.

Looking for information on when to register?

Specific registration dates can be found in the Registration Guides:

If you are experiencing difficulty with Registration, please contact our Records team at records@brocku.ca.

Dropping a course

While the Registration system is open, students are able to drop courses without financial penalty. After the Registration system closes, students must request to be withdrawn from a course by submitting an Add/Withdrawal Form and may incur a financial penalty. See the Withdrawal Deadlines tab for more information.

 

OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
Residence move in dayFall 2020ResidenceTBC
Labour DayFall 2020Holiday/University ClosureSeptember 7, 2020
First day of classes (Fall 2020)Fall 2020UndergraduateSeptember 9, 2020
First day of Fall/Winter session (D1, D2 - Undergraduate)Fall 2020UndergraduateSeptember 9, 2020
Fall 2020 tuition due (All students excluding International ISP cohort)Fall 2020FinanceSeptember 9, 2020
Last day for registration - web registration closes (D1 and D2)Fall 2020Undergraduate; RegistrationSeptember 22, 2020
ThanksgivingFall 2020Holiday/University ClosureOctober 12, 2020
Last day to withdraw from a Fall (D2) course (without academic penalty / no grade)Fall 2020Undergraduate; WithdrawalNovember 2, 2020
Fall ConvocationFall 2020ConvocationOctober 16, 2020
Reading Week (no classes)Fall 2020Reading WeekOctober 13-16, 2020
Fall Preview dayFall 2020Campus EventTBC
Last day of lectures (D2)Fall 2020UndergraduateDecember 8, 2020
Snow/Reading daysFall 2020UndergraduateDecember 9, 2020
Examinations beginFall 2020ExaminationsDecember 10, 2020
Examinations endFall 2020ExaminationsDecember 22, 2020
Residences closedFall 2020ResidenceTBC
Christmas and New Year holiday - university closed depending on operational needs, there may be limited service available during this timeWinter 2021Holiday/University ClosureDec. 24, 2020 (noon) - Jan. 5, 2021
University reopens**Winter 2021Holiday/University ClosureJanuary 6, 2021
Residences reopen at noonWinter 2021ResidenceTBC
First day of Winter term classes (undergraduate)Winter 2021UndergraduateJanuary 11, 2021
Winter 2021 tuition due (All students excluding International ISP cohort)Winter 2021FinanceJanuary 4, 2021
Last day for registration - web registration closes (D3)Winter 2021RegistrationJanuary 22, 2021
Last day to withdraw from a Fall/Winter D1 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJanuary 22, 2021
Last day to submit an intent to graduate for Spring ConvocationWinter 2021ConvocationFebruary 1, 2021
Family DayWinter 2021Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 15, 2021
Reading Week (no classes)Winter 2021Reading WeekFebruary 16-19, 2021
President’s Holiday*Winter 2021Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 16, 2021
Choose Brock Online ExperienceWinter 2021Campus Virtual EventFebruary/March 2021
Last day to withdraw from a Winter D3 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMarch 5, 2021
Last day of lecturesWinter 2021UndergraduateApril 9, 2021
Snow/Reading daysWinter 2021UndergraduateApril 12, 2021
Examinations beginWinter 2021ExaminationsApril 13, 2021
Good FridayWinter 2021Holiday/University ClosureApril 2, 2021
Examinations endWinter 2021ExaminationsApril 23, 2021
Residence move out day (Students are required to move out of residence no later than 12 noon of the day following their last exam)Winter 2021ResidenceTBC

Dropping a course

While the Registration system is open, students are able to drop courses without financial penalty. After the Registration system closes, students must request to be withdrawn from a course by submitting an Add/Withdrawal Form and may incur a financial penalty. See the Withdrawal Deadlines tab for more information.

OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
Spring 2020 tuition due (All students excluding International ISP cohort)Spring 2021FinanceTBA
First day of Spring session (D1/D2)Spring 2021UndergraduateMay 3, 2021
Last day for registration - web registration closes (Spring D1/D2)Spring 2021Undergraduate; RegistrationMay 9, 2021
Last day to withdraw from Spring D2 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 21, 2021
Victoria Day - university closed (no classes); library closedSpring 2021Holiday/University ClosureMay 24, 2021
Victoria Day make up date for D1 and D2 coursesSpring 2021UndergraduateTBA
Last day of Spring D2 lecturesSpring 2021UndergraduateJune 4, 2021
Spring (D2) examinationsSpring 2021UndergraduateJune 5, 2021
First day of Spring session (D3)Spring 2021UndergraduateJune 7, 2021
Spring ConvocationSpring 2021ConvocationJune 18, 2021
Last day to withdraw from Spring D1 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 18, 2021
Last day for registration - web registration closes (Spring D3)Spring 2021Undergraduate; RegistrationJune 13,2021
July holiday make-up dateSpring 2021UndergraduateTBA
Last day to withdraw from Spring D3 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 25, 2021
Last day to submit an Intent to Graduate for Fall ConvocationSpring 2021ConvocationJuly 1, 2021
Canada Day closure (no classes)Spring 2021Holiday/University ClosureJuly 1, 2021
Spring (D1 and D3) examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJuly 10, 2021
Spring D4 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsMay 8, 2021
Spring D5 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsMay 5, 2021
Spring D7 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsMay 15, 2021
Spring D10 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJune 26, 2021
Spring D11 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsAugust 31, 2021
Spring D12 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsMay 22, 2021
Spring D13 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJune 12, 2021
Spring D14 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJune 26, 2021
Spring D15 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJuly 31, 2021
Spring D16 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJune 26, 2021
Spring D17 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsAugust 28, 2021
Spring D18 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJune 26, 2021
Spring D19 examinationsSpring 2021ExaminationsJune 3, 2021

Dropping a course

While the Registration system is open, students are able to drop courses without financial penalty. After the Registration system closes, students must request to be withdrawn from a course by submitting an Add/Withdrawal Form and may incur a financial penalty. See the Withdrawal Deadlines tab for more information.

 

OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
Last day of lectures (Spring D1 and D3)Summer 2021UndergraduateJuly 9, 2021
Summer 2020 tuition due (All Students excluding International ISP Cohort)Summer 2021FinanceTBA
First day of Summer sessionSummer 2021UndergraduateJuly 12, 2021
Last day for registration - web registration closesSummer 2021Undergraduate; RegistrationTBA
Last day to withdraw from a Summer course (without academic penalty / no grade)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Civic Holiday (no classes)Summer 2021Holiday/University ClosureAugust 2, 2021
Civic Holiday make-up day for (August 5)Summer 2021UndergraduateTBA
Last day of lectures (Summer) make-up day for Civic HolidaySummer 2021UndergraduateTBA
Summer D1 examinations Summer 2021ExaminationsAugust 21, 2021
Summer D7 examinationsSummer 2021ExaminationsAugust 28, 2021
Summer D8 examinationsSummer 2021ExaminationsJuly 31, 2021
Summer D10 examinationsSummer 2021ExaminationsJuly 31, 2021
Summer D11 examinationsSummer 2021ExaminationsAugust 7, 2021

Undergraduate Registration, Drops & Withdrawal Dates

This section contains Important Sessional Dates relative to registration, drops and withdrawals. If you require assistance with registration, please contact our Records department at records@brocku.ca.

Looking for information on when to register?

Specific registration dates can be found in the Registration Guides:

If you are experiencing difficulty with Registration, please contact our Records team at records@brocku.ca.

Dropping a course

While the Registration system is open, students are able to drop courses without financial penalty. After the Registration system closes, students must request to be withdrawn from a course by submitting an Add/Withdrawal Form and may incur a financial penalty. See the Withdrawal Deadlines tab for more information.


DurationSessionStakeholder/TypeLast Date Registration is Open
Spring - D1 and D2 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 9, 2021
Spring - D3 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJune 13, 2021
Spring - D4 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 4, 2021
Spring - D5 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 11, 2021
Spring - D6 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 18, 2021
Spring - D7 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 4, 2021
Spring - D8 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 11, 2021
Spring - D9 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJune 8, 2021
Spring - D10 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJune 15, 2021
Spring - D11 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 9, 2021
Spring - D12 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 4, 2021
Spring - D13 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJune 1, 2021
Spring - D14 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJune 8, 2021
Spring - D15 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJune 21, 2021
Spring - D16 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 16, 2021
Spring - D17 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJuly 11, 2021
Spring - D18 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 9, 2021
Spring - D19 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 2, 2021
Spring - D20 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 9, 2021
Spring - D21 courseSpring 2021RegistrationJune 13, 2021
Spring - D22 courseSpring 2021RegistrationMay 2, 2021
Spring - D23 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D24 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D25 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D26 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D27 couseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D28 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D29 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D30 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D31 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D32 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D33 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D34 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D35 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Spring - D36 courseSpring 2021RegistrationTBA
Summer - D1 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 18, 2021
Summer - D2 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 13, 2021
Summer - D3 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 20, 2021
Summer - D4 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 13, 2021
Summer - D5 courseSummer 2021RegistrationAugust 23, 2021
Summer - D6 courseSummer 2021RegistrationAugust 16, 2021
Summer - D7 courseSummer 2021RegistrationAugust 7, 2021
Summer - D8 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 11, 2021
Summer - D9 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 13, 2021
Summer - D10 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 20, 2021
Summer - D11 courseSummer 2021RegistrationJuly 27, 2021
Summer - D12 courseSummer 2021RegistrationTBA
Summer - D13 courseSummer 2021RegistrationTBA
Summer - D14 courseSummer 2021RegistrationTBA
Summer - D15 courseSummer 2021RegistrationTBA
Summer - D16 courseSummer 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D1 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D2 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D3 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D4 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D8 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D9 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D10 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D90 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA
Fall/Winter - D91 courseFall/Winter 2021RegistrationTBA

Drops, Withdrawals and Refunds

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Withdrawal without Academic Penalty

Students are able to withdraw from a course after the Registration System closes only up to the final withdrawal dates listed below. This may incur a financial penalty. Once this date has past, a grade must be issued for all courses in which you are registered.


DurationSessionStakeholder/TypeLast Date to Withdraw
Spring D1 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 18, 2021
Spring D2 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 21, 2021
Spring D3 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 25, 2021
Spring D4 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 5, 2021
Spring D5 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 12, 2021
Spring D6 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 19, 2021
Spring D7 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 7, 2021
Spring D8 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 14, 2021
Spring D9 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 9, 2021
Spring D10 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 18, 2021
Spring D11 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 21, 2021
Spring D12 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 14, 2021
Spring D13 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 4, 2021
Spring D14 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 18, 2021
Spring D15 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 14, 2021
Spring D16 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 4, 2021
Spring D17 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalAugust 9, 2021
Spring D18 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 7, 2021
Spring D19 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 21, 2021
Spring D20 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 28, 2021
Spring D21 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 12, 2021
Spring D22 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D23 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D24 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D25 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D26 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D27 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D28 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D29 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D30 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D31 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D32 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D33 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D34 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D35 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Spring D36 (without academic penalty)Spring 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Summer D1 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 6, 2021
Summer D2 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 14, 2021
Summer D3 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 21, 2021
Summer D4 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 16, 2021
Summer D5 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalAugust 25, 2021
Summer D6 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalAugust 20, 2021
Summer D7 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalAugust 18, 2021
Summer D8 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 21, 2021
Summer D9 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 23, 2021
Summer D10 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 23, 2021
Summer D11 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 30, 2021
Summer D12 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Summer D13 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Summer D14 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Summer D15 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Summer D16 (without academic penalty)Summer 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Fall/Winter D1Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJanuary 22, 2021
Fall/Winter D2Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Fall/Winter D3Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalMarch 5, 2021
Fall/Winter D4Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 10, 2021
Fall/Winter D8Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Fall/Winter D9Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalJanuary 29, 2021
Fall/Winter D10Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalFebruary 21, 2021
Fall/Winter D90Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA
Fall/Winter D91Fall/Winter 2021Undergraduate; WithdrawalTBA

How to withdraw from a course

  1. If the registration system has closed, you must submit a withdrawal using the Withdrawal Request page through my.brocku.ca.
  2. For step by step instructions on the withdrawal process through the portal please visit:
    brocku.ca/registrar/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/How-to-withdraw-from-a-course-after-registration-has-closed-1.pdf
  3. After the withdrawal deadline, you will be unable to withdraw from the course and will receive a grade.

Withdrawal schedules by session

Please note that withdrawal schedules are only applicable if your tuition is charged per credit (3.5 credits or less). If you are assessed based on the flat fee tuition structure (4.0 or more credits) your fees will not change due to a withdrawal. Contact Brock Central if you have any questions concerning the financial implications of withdrawing from a course.

Drops, Withdrawals and Refunds

How a withdrawal will affect your financial account? (only 3.5 credits or less)

Spring

Withdrawal Refund Schedule (only 3.5 credits or less)

Summer

Withdrawal Refund Schedule (only 3.5 credits or less)

Fall / Winter

Withdrawal Charge Schedule (3.5 credit course load or less)

Dates for ESL & Teacher Education

This section contains Important Sessional Dates relevant by ESL and Teacher Education students.

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OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
IELP Tuition Due (Winter 2021)Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 16, 2021ESL Students OnlyDecember 14, 2020
Last day to submit homestay application (Winter 2021)Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 16, 2021ESL Students OnlyDecember 14, 2020
Final Placement TestingWinter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 16, 2021ESL Students OnlyJanuary 14, 2021
New Student OrientationWinter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 16, 2021ESL Students OnlyJanuary 11, 2021
First day of ClassWinter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 16, 2021ESL Students OnlyJanuary 11, 2021
Final TestingWinter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 16, 2021ESL Students OnlyApril 14-15, 2021
IELP Tuition Due (Spring 2021)Spring 2021 -May 3, 2021 to June 25, 2021ESL Students OnlyMay 3, 2021
Last day to submit homestay application (Spring 2021)Spring 2021 -May 3, 2021 to June 25, 2021ESL Students OnlyApril 5, 2021
Final Placement TestingSpring 2021 -May 3, 2021 to June 25, 2021ESL Students OnlyMay 3, 2021
New Student OrientationSpring 2021 -May 3, 2021 to June 25, 2021ESL Students OnlyMay 3, 2021
First day of ClassSpring 2021 -May 3, 2021 to June 25, 2021ESL Students OnlyMay 3, 2021
Final TestingSpring 2021 -May 3, 2021 to June 25, 2021ESL Students OnlyJune 24-25, 2021
IELP Tuition Due (Summer 2021)Summer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Last day to submit homestay application (Spring 2021)Summer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJune 5, 2021
Final Placement TestingSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyAugust 26-27, 2021
New Student OrientationSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
First day of ClassSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Final TestingSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyAugust 26-27, 2021
Accelerated English Language Program (AELP)Summer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Last day to submit homestay application (Summer 2021)Summer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJune 5, 2021
New Student OrientationSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
First day of ClassSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Final TestingSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 27, 2021ESL Students OnlyAugust 26-27, 2021
Summer English Language Program (SELP)Summer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Last day to submit homestay application (Summer 2021)Summer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJune 7, 2021
Final Placement TestingSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
New Student OrientationSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
First day of ClassSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Final TestingSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyAugust 6, 2021
EXPLORE Summer Program 2021Summer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Final Placement TestingSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
New Student OrientationSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
First day of ClassSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2021
Final TestingSummer 2021 - July 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021ESL Students OnlyAugust 6, 2021
Full-time 4-week Preparation CoursePlease inquire by email: international@brocku.caESL Students OnlyPlease inquire by email: international@brocku.ca
Part-time 8-week Preparation CoursePlease inquire by email: international@brocku.caESL Students OnlyPlease inquire by email: international@brocku.ca
Free Duolingo Test Preparation CourseEntering Undergraduate Studies in Winter 2021ESL Students OnlyPlease inquire by email: international@brocku.ca
OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
First day of Fall/Winter session (Concurrent Year 5 and Consecutive Year 1 students only)Fall 2020Teacher EducationTBC
First day of class (Consecutive Year 2 students only)Fall 2020Teacher EducationTBC
March Break week (Secondary Schools) Faculty of EducationWinter 2021Teacher EducationTBC
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DurationSessionStakeholder/TypeLast Date to Withdraw
Fall/Winter D1 course (without academic penalty)Fall/Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalFebruary 16, 2021
Fall/Winter D2 course (without academic penalty)Fall/Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalNovember 8, 2020
Fall D3 course (without academic penalty)Fall 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalMarch 4, 2021
Fall D4 course (without academic penalty)Fall 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalOctober 2, 2020
Fall D5 course (without academic penalty)Fall 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalNovember 21, 2020
Fall/Winter D6 (without academic penalty)Fall/Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalJanuary 26, 2021
Winter D7 (without academic penaltyWinter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalApril 12, 2021
Winter D8 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalMarch 7, 2021
Winter D9 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalMay 2, 2021
Fall D10 (without academic penalty)Fall 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalDecember 3, 2020
Fall/Winter D11 (without academic penalty)Fall/Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalJanuary 30, 2021
Winter D12 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalMarch 23, 2021
Fall D14 (without academic penalty)Fall 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalNovember 2, 2020
Fall D16 (without academic penalty)Fall 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalOctober 29, 2020
Fall/Winter D17 (without academic penalty)Fall/Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalMarch 14, 2021
Winter D18 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalOctober 13, 2020
Winter D19 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalMay 1, 2021
Fall D20 (without academic penalty)Fall 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalSeptember 18, 2020
Winter D21 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalOctober 19, 2020
Winter D22 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalJanuary 25, 2021
Winter D24 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalApril 29, 2021
Winter D25 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalNovember 27, 2020
Winter D26 (without academic penalty)Winter 2021Pre-service; WithdrawalNovember 12, 2020
Spring D1 (without academic penalty)Spring 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalJuly 10, 2020
Spring D2 (without academic penalty)Spring 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalJune 12, 2020
Spring D3 (without academic penalty)Spring 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalJune 14, 2020
Spring D4 (without academic penalty)Spring 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalMay 21, 2020
Spring D5 (without academic penalty)Spring 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalJune 19, 2020
Summer D1 (without academic penalty)Summer 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalJuly 22, 2020
Summer D2 (without academic penalty)Summer 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalAugust 16, 2020
Summer D3 (without academic penalty)Summer 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalAugust 23, 2020
Summer D4 (without academic penalty)Summer 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalAugust 7, 2020
Summer D5 (without acadmic penalty)Summer 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalAugust 8, 2020
Summer D6 (without academic penalty)Summer 2020Pre-service; WithdrawalAugust 26, 2020

Dates by Subject/Occasion

This section contains Important Sessional Dates relevant by specific events or occasions.

OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
Victoria Day - university closed (no classes); library closedSpring 2021Holiday/University ClosureMay 24, 2021
Canada Day closure (no classes)Spring 2021Holiday/University ClosureJuly 1, 2021
University Holiday*Spring 2021Holiday/University ClosureJuly 2, 2021
Civic Holiday (no classes)Summer 2021Holiday/University ClosureAugust 2, 2021
Labour DayFall 2021Holiday/University ClosureSeptember 6, 2021
ThanksgivingFall 2021Holiday/University ClosureOctober 11, 2021
Reading Week (no classes)Fall 2021Reading WeekTBC
Christmas and New Year holiday - university closed depending on operational needs, there may be limited service available during this timeWinter 2022Holiday/University ClosureTBC
University reopens**Winter 2022Holiday/University ClosureTBC
Family DayWinter 2021Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 15, 2021
Reading Week (no classes)Winter 2021Reading WeekFebruary 15-19, 2021
President's HolidayWinter 2021Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 16, 2021
Good FridayWinter 2021Holiday/University ClosureApril 2, 2021
OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
Residence move in dayFall 2021ResidenceTBC
Residences closedFall 2021ResidenceTBC
Residences reopen at noonWinter 2022ResidenceTBC
Residence move out day (Students are required to move out of residence no later than 12 noon of the day following their last exam)Winter 2022ResidenceTBC

Other Residence Dates

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OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
Examinations beginFall 2020ExaminationsDecember 10, 2020
Examinations endFall 2020ExaminationsDecember 22, 2020
Examinations beginWinter 2021ExaminationsApril 13, 2021
Examinations endWinter 2021ExaminationsApril 23, 2021

Exam schedule by subject

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OccasionSessionStakeholder/TypeDate
Spring ConvocationSpring 2021ConvocationJune 18, 2021
Last day to submit an Intent to Graduate for Fall ConvocationSpring 2021ConvocationJuly 1, 2021
Fall ConvocationFall 2021ConvocationTBA
Last day to submit an Intent to Graduate for Spring ConvocationWinter 2021ConvocationFebruary 1, 2021

Convocation information and schedule

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