SCHEDULE of EVENTS

Semester-based programs

Fall Semester 1999
October 1/99         First day to mail or submit applications for semester-based  programs beginning                                 in Spring or Fall 2000.
May & June/99      Registration*
July 16/99               Last day for 100% refund of fees
September 2/99     Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission
September 3/99     No course adds while class lists are prepared
September 7/99     Day and evening classes begin. Last day for 90% refund of fees**
September 17/99   Last day for 75% refund of fees** .  Balance of Fall semester fees due
September 20/99   Late registration fee begins
October 1/99         Last day to add course without Dean’s permission
October 8/99         Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
October 11/99       Thanksgiving (UCFV closed)
November 11/99    Remembrance Day (UCFV closed)
November 12/99    Last day to withdraw from a course
December 8/99      Last day of classes
December 9–18/99 Examination period. No classes. (Includes Saturdays.)

Winter Semester 2000
October 1/99          First day to apply for Winter 2000 (selected programs only), Spring 2000 or                                  Fall 2000 semesters
November 12/99     Winter registration begins for continuing students (may vary)*
December 15/99     Registration for new students begins (may vary)*
December 22/99     Last day for 100% refund of fees**
January 6/00           Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission
January 7/00           No course adds while class lists are prepared
January 10/00         Last day for 90% refund of fees** .  Day and evening classes begin
January 21/00         Last day for 75% refund of fees.**    Balance of fees due
January 24/00         Late registration fee begins
February 4/00         Last day to add courses without Dean’s permission
February 11/00       Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
February 21–22/00 Mid-term break   No day or evening classes; UCFV open.
March 17/00           Last day to withdraw from a course
April 1/00                Deadline to apply to graduate (for June 2000)
April 11/00             Last day of classes
April 13–28/00       Examination period. No classes.
April 21/00             Good Friday (UCFV closed)
April 24/00             Easter Monday (UCFV closed)

Spring Semester 2000 (Dates will vary)
March 1/00               Spring semester registration begins (may vary)
May 4/00                  Last day to add courses without instructor’s permission
May 5/00                  Last day to receive 90% refund of fees**
May 8/00                  Classes begin
May 12/00                Last day for late registration. Last day to change courses .
                                Last day to receive 75% refund of fees**
May 19/00                Balance of fees due
May 22/00                Last day to add courses without Dean’s permission
May 22/00                Victoria Day (UCFV closed)
May 26/00                Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
June 9/00                  Last day to withdraw from a course
June 24/00                Spring semester classes end
June 26–28/00          Examination period, no classes

Offering of a spring semester will depend on enrolment and budget. All dates listed for spring semester are tentative.

* Registration is by appointment. New students are given appointments based on order of application. Appointments for students continuing from the previous semester will be made in April or November.

** Deadlines with respect to fees and course withdrawal may be changed; please see the course timetable, published in May, for any revisions.

Convocation

(NEW:) Convocation 2000 will be on Tuesday, June 13 in Abbotsford.
The ceremonies, held in mid-June, occur in alternating years in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. There are two ceremonies, to accommodate graduates in all the Faculties. Students must normally apply to graduate by April 1. Also, a fee for convocation/graduation may be instituted as of 2001.

Full-Time Vocational

Listed below are the start and finish dates for UCFV Vocational programs. To apply, contact UCFV well in advance.

Program

Start date

Finish date

Applied Business Technology (formerly Office Careers)

Sept. 7, 1999

May 5, 2000

Drafting

Sept. 7, 1999

June 16, 2000

Certified Dental Assistant

Sept. 7, 1999

June 23, 2000

Resident Care Attendant

July 26, 1999 Or

Jan. 10, 2000

Dec. 10, 1999 Or

May 26, 2000

Some programs are taught all year. Instruction is organized on an individual basis and students may start in either September or January as space allows. These programs are: Carpentry, Joinery, Parts and Warehousing, Auto Technician, Commercial Transport/ Heavy-Duty Technician, Welding.

College & Career Prep/English as a Second Language/
Disability Resources

Listed below are the start and finish dates for these programs. To apply, contact the University College well in advance.

College & Career Prep  — Full-time and Part-time
Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Hope     Aug. 1999 to May, 2000

English as a Second Language
Full-time
Abbotsford                                          Sept. 1999 to May, 2000
Part-time
Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission         Sept. 1999 to May, 2000

Disability Resources — Life Skills
Abbotsford                                          Sept. 1999 to May, 2000
Chilliwack                                            Sept. 1999 to Mar., 2000

All programs are subject to funding approval by the Ministry of Education, Skills and Training.

Continuing Education

Classes start throughout the year. They are advertised in the CE program booklet which is delivered to homes in the college region in late August for the Fall semester and late December for the Winter semester. Registration dates are given in the CE booklet.

A refund is allowed before, but not after, the beginning of the second class. After instruction begins, no refund is permitted for general interest courses of fewer than two sessions.

Statutory Holidays
(UCFV closed)

August 2/99              B.C. Day
September 6/99       Labour Day
October 11/99         Thanksgiving Day
November 11/99      Remembrance Day
December 25/99       Christmas Day
December 26/99       Boxing Day
December 27–31/99 UCFV might be closed

January 1/00              New Year’s Day (closed Jan 3)
April 21/00                Good Friday
April 24/00                Easter Monday
May 22/00                Victoria Day
July 1/00                    Canada Day (closed July 3) 


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