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
  • Specific Events/Occasions – Including Holidays, Closure, Move-in Dates, Convocation & Examinations
  • Dates Specific to ESL or Teacher Education Students

For more information, or questions relating to these dates, please contact Brock Central at 905-688-5550 x3052

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Dates by Academic Term

This section contains Important Sessional Dates by Academic Term.

* Without academic penalty means after this date, you will receive a grade for the course
OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Spring 2018 Tuition Due (All Students excluding International ISP Cohort)Spring 2018FinanceApril 30, 2018
First day of Spring Session (D1/D2)Spring 2018UndergraduateApril 30, 2018
Last date for late registration - Web registration closes (Spring D1/D3)Spring 2018Undergraduate; RegistrationMay 6, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D2 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 18, 2018
Victoria Day - university closed (no classes); library closedSpring 2018Holiday/University ClosureMay 21, 2018
Victoria Day make up date for D1 and D2 coursesSpring 2018UndergraduateMay 25, 2018
Last day of Spring D2 lecturesSpring 2018UndergraduateJune 1, 2018
Spring (D2) examinationsSpring 2018UndergraduateJune 1 & 2, 2018
First day of Spring Session (D3)Spring 2018UndergraduateJune 4, 2018
Spring ConvocationSpring 2018ConvocationJune 4 - June 8, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D1 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 8, 2018
Last date for late registration - web registration closes (Spring D3)Spring 2018Undergraduate; RegistrationJune 10, 2018
Make up day for June 29 and July 2 classesSpring 2018UndergraduateJune 22, 2018
July holiday make-up dateSpring 2018UndergraduateJune 22, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D3 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 22, 2018
Last day to submit an Intent to Graduate for Fall ConvocationSpring 2018ConvocationJuly 1, 2018
Canada Day closure (no classes)Spring 2018Holiday/University ClosureJune 29 & July 2, 2018
Spring (D1 and D3) examinationsSpring 2018ExaminationsJuly 6 & 7, 2018
OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Last day of lectures (Spring D1 and D3)Summer 2018UndergraduateJuly 6, 2018
Summer 2018 Tuition Due (All Students excluding International ISP Cohort)Summer 2018FinanceJuly 9, 2018
First day of Summer SessionSummer 2018UndergraduateJuly 9, 2018
Last date for late registration - web registration closesSummer 2018Undergraduate; RegistrationJuly 15, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Summer course (without academic penalty / no grade)Summer 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 20, 2018
Civic Holiday (no classes)Summer 2018Holiday/University ClosureAugust 6, 2018
Civic holiday make-up day for (August 6)Summer 2018UndergraduateAugust 17, 2018
Last day of lectures (Summer) make-up day for Civic HolidaySummer 2018UndergraduateAugust 17, 2018
Summer examinationsSummer 2018ExaminationsAugust 18, 2018
OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Residence Move in DayFall 2018ResidenceSeptember 2, 2018
Labour DayFall 2018Holiday/University ClosureSeptember 3, 2018
First day of Classes (Fall 2018)Fall 2018UndergraduateSeptember 5, 2018
First day of Fall/Winter Session (D1, D2 - Undergraduate)Fall 2018UndergraduateSeptember 5, 2018
Fall 2018 Tuition Due (All Students excluding International ISP Cohort)Fall 2018FinanceSeptember 5, 2018
Last day for late registration - web registration closes (D1 and D2)Fall 2018Undergraduate; RegistrationSeptember 18, 2018
ThanksgivingFall 2018Holiday/University ClosureOctober 8, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Fall (D2) course (without academic penalty / no grade)Fall 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalNovember 6, 2018
Fall ConvocationFall 2018ConvocationOctober 12, 2018
Reading Week (no classes)Fall 2018Reading WeekOctober 9 - 12, 2018
Fall Preview DayFall 2018Campus EventTBC
Last day of lectures (D2)Fall 2018UndergraduateDecember 4, 2018
Snow/Reading daysFall 2018UndergraduateDecember 5 & 6, 2018
Examinations beginFall 2018ExaminationsDecember 7, 2018
Examinations endFall 2018ExaminationsDecember 20, 2018
Residences ClosedFall 2018ResidenceDecember 21, 2018
Christmas and New Year holiday - university closed depending on operational needs, there may be limited service available during this timeWinter 2019Holiday/University ClosureDecember 24 (12 noon) - January 1, 2019
University reopens**Winter 2019Holiday/University ClosureJanuary 2, 2019 (TBC)
Residences reopen at noonWinter 2019ResidenceJanuary 6, 2019
First day of Winter term classes (undergraduate)Winter 2019UndergraduateJanuary 7, 2019
Winter 2019 Tuition Due (All Students excluding International ISP Cohort)Winter 2019FinanceJanuary 7, 2019
Last day to withdraw from a Fall/Winter D1 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Winter 2019Undergraduate; WithdrawalJanuary 18, 2019
Last day to submit an Intent to Graduate for Spring ConvocationWinter 2019ConvocationFebruary 1, 2019
Family DayWinter 2019Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 18, 2019
Reading Week (no classes)Winter 2019Reading WeekFebruary 18 - 22, 2019
President’s Holiday*Winter 2019Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 19, 2019 (TBC)
Spring Open HouseWinter 2019Campus EventTBC
Last Day to withdraw from a Winter D3 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Winter 2019Undergraduate; WithdrawalMarch 8, 2019
Last day of lecturesWinter 2019UndergraduateApril 5, 2019
Snow/Reading daysWinter 2019UndergraduateApril 8 & 9, 2019
Examinations beginWinter 2019ExaminationsApril 10, 2019
Good FridayWinter 2019Holiday/University ClosureApril 19, 2019
Examinations endWinter 2019ExaminationsApril 24, 2019
Residence Move Out Day (Students are required to move out of residence no later than 12 noon of their last exam)Winter 2019ResidenceApril 24, 2019

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.

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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.

OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Last date for late registration - web registration closes (Spring D1/D2)Spring 2018RegistrationMay 6, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D2 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2018RegistrationMay 18, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D1 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2018RegistrationJune 8, 2018
Last date for late registration - web registration closes (Spring D3)Spring 2018RegistrationJune 10, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D3 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Spring 2018RegistrationJune 22, 2018
Last date for late registration - web registration closesSummer 2018RegistrationJuly 15, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Summer course (without academic penalty / no grade)Summer 2018RegistrationJuly 20, 2018
Last day for late registration - web registration closes (D1 and D2)Fall 2018RegistrationSeptember 18, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Fall (D2) course (without academic penalty / no grade)Fall 2018RegistrationNovember 6, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Fall/Winter D1 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Winter 2019RegistrationJanuary 18, 2019
Last Day to withdraw from a Winter D3 course (without academic penalty / no grade)Winter 2019RegistrationMarch 8, 2019

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.

OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Last day to withdraw from Spring D2 course (without academic penalty)Spring 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalMay 18, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D1 course (without academic penalty)Spring 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 8, 2018
Last day to withdraw from Spring D3 course (without academic penalty)Spring 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalJune 22, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Summer course (without academic penalty)Summer 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalJuly 20, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Fall (D2) course (without academic penalty)Fall 2018Undergraduate; WithdrawalNovember 6, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a Fall/Winter D1 course (without academic penalty)Winter 2019Undergraduate; WithdrawalJanuary 18, 2019
Last Day to withdraw from a Winter D3 course (without academic penalty)Winter 2019Undergraduate; WithdrawalMarch 8, 2019

How to withdraw from a course

  1. If the registration system has closed, you must fill out an Add / Withdrawal Form found on the Brock Central website.
  2. 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 at 905-688-5550 x3052 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 2018

Withdrawal Refund Schedule (only 3.5 credits or less)

Summer 2018

Withdrawal Refund Schedule (only 3.5 credits or less)

Fall 2018 / Winter 2019

Not yet available

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 at 905-688-5550 x.3052 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 2018

Withdrawal Refund Schedule (only 3.5 credits or less)

Summer 2018

Withdrawal Refund Schedule (only 3.5 credits or less)

Fall 2018 / Winter 2019

Withdrawal Charge Schedule (3.5 credit course load or less)

Dates by Subject/Occasion

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

OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Victoria Day - university closed (no classes); library closedSpring 2018Holiday/University ClosureMay 21, 2018
Canada Day closure (no classes)Spring 2018Holiday/University ClosureJune 29 & July 2, 2018
Civic Holiday (no classes)Summer 2018Holiday/University ClosureAugust 6, 2018
Labour DayFall 2018Holiday/University ClosureSeptember 3, 2018
ThanksgivingFall 2018Holiday/University ClosureOctober 8, 2018
Reading Week (no classes)Fall 2018Reading WeekOctober 9 - 12, 2018
Christmas and New Year holiday - university closed depending on operational needs, there may be limited service available during this timeWinter 2019Holiday/University ClosureDecember 24 (12 noon) - January 1, 2019
University reopens**Winter 2019Holiday/University ClosureJanuary 2, 2019 (TBC)
Family DayWinter 2019Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 18, 2019
Reading Week (no classes)Winter 2019Reading WeekFebruary 18 - 22, 2019
President’s Holiday*Winter 2019Holiday/University ClosureFebruary 19, 2019 (TBC)
Good FridayWinter 2019Holiday/University ClosureApril 19, 2019
OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Residence Move in DayFall 2018ResidenceSeptember 2, 2018
Residences ClosedFall 2018ResidenceDecember 21, 2018
Residences reopen at noonWinter 2019ResidenceJanuary 6, 2019
Residence Move Out Day (Students are required to move out of residence no later than 12 noon of their last exam)Winter 2019ResidenceApril 24, 2019

Other Residence Dates

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OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Spring (D1 and D3) examinationsSpring 2018ExaminationsJuly 6 & 7, 2018
Summer examinationsSummer 2018ExaminationsAugust 18, 2018
Examinations beginFall 2018ExaminationsDecember 7, 2018
Examinations endFall 2018ExaminationsDecember 20, 2018
Examinations beginWinter 2019ExaminationsApril 10, 2019

Exam schedule by subject

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OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
Spring ConvocationSpring 2018ConvocationJune 4 - June 8, 2018
Last day to submit an Intent to Graduate for Fall ConvocationSpring 2018ConvocationJuly 1, 2018
Fall ConvocationFall 2018ConvocationOctober 12, 2018
Last day to submit an Intent to Graduate for Spring ConvocationWinter 2019ConvocationFebruary 1, 2019

Convocation information and schedule

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Dates for ESL & Teacher Education

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

OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
New Student Orientation (Spring 2018)Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyMay 7, 2018
Entrance Testing (Spring 2018)Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyMay 7, 2018
New Student Orientation Continued (Spring 2018)Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyMay 8, 2018
First Day of Classes (Spring 2018)Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyMay 9, 2018
Homestay for Summer 2018 is available only to students registered in the GAPP/SELP/Explore/CELP programs until this date. Applications by International students not registered in the GAPP/SELP/Explore/CELP programs will not be considered before this date and are subject to a $150 application fee.Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyMay 23, 2018
Summer 2018 Tuition DueSpring 2018ESL Students OnlyJune 7, 2018
Last day to submit Homestay applications for Summer 2018 without late penalty.Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyJune 7, 2018
Reading Week (No ESL Services Classes)Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyJune 25 - June 29, 2018
New Student Orientation (Summer 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyJuly 3, 2018
Entrance Testing (Summer 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyJuly 3, 2018
AELP Program Begins (Summer 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyJuly 3, 2018
New Student Orientation Continued (Summer 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyJuly 4, 2018
First Day of Classes (Summer 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyJuly 5, 2018
Last date to submit Request to Extend/Change Homestay forms and proof of deposit (Fall 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyJuly 10, 2018
Homestay for Fall 2018 is available only to students registered in the IELP/AcT/CELP programs until this date. Applications by International students not registered in the IELP/AcT/CELP programs will not be considered before this date and are subject to a $150 .Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyJuly 24, 2018
Final Testing and Closing Ceremony (Summer 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyAugust 3, 2018
Fall 2018 Tuition DueFall 2018ESL Students OnlyAugust 4, 2018
Last day to submit Homestay applications for Fall 2018 without late penalty.Fall 2018ESL Students OnlyAugust 7, 2018
Final Testing (Spring 2018)Spring 2018ESL Students OnlyAugust 15 - August 16, 2018
Closing Ceremony (Spring 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyAugust 17, 2018
AELP Program Ends (Summer 2018)Summer 2018ESL Students OnlyAugust 24, 2018
OccasionTermStakeholder/TypeDate
First day of Fall/Winter Session (Concurrent and Consecutive Year 1 students only)Fall 2018Teacher EducationAugust 27, 2018
First day of Class (Consecutive Year 2 students only)Fall 2018Teacher EducationSeptember 4, 2018
March Break Week (Secondary Schools) Faculty of EducationWinter 2019Teacher EducationMarch 11 - 15, 2019