SCHEDULE of EVENTS

Semester-based programs

Fall semester 2000

October 1/99     
First day to mail or submit applications for semester-based  programs beginning in Fall 2000.
May & June/00   Registration*

July 14/00

Last day for 100% refund of fees
August 31/00 Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission

September 1/00

No course adds while class lists are prepared; Last day for 90% refund of fees**

September 5/00

Day and evening classes begin

September 15/00

Last day for 75% refund of fees**; Balance of Fall semester fees due
September 18/00 Late registration fee begins

September 29/00

Last day to add course without Dean’s permission
October 6/00 Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
October 9/00  Thanksgiving (UCFV closed)

November 10/00

Last day to withdraw from a course
November 11/00 Remembrance Day (UCFV closed Nov. 13/00)
December 4/00 Last day of classes
December 6–16/00 Examination period. No classes. (Includes Saturdays.)

Winter semester 2001

August 1/00

First day to apply for Winter 2001 (selected programs only)
November 14/00 Winter registration begins for continuing students (may vary)*

December 18/00

Registration for new students begins (may vary)*
December 22/00 Last day for 100% refund of fees**

January 4/01

Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission
January 5/01 No course adds while class lists are prepared; Last day for 90% refund of fees**
January 8/01 Day and evening classes begin

January 19/01

Last day for 75% refund of fees**; Balance of fees due
January 22/01 Late registration fee begins
February 2/01 Last day to add courses without Dean’s permission
February 9/01 Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
February 19–20/01 Mid-term break; No day or evening classes; UCFV open
March 16/01 Last day to withdraw from a course
April 1/01 Deadline to apply to graduate (for June 2001)
April 10/01 Last day of classes
April 13/01 Good Friday (UCFV closed)
April 16/01 Easter Monday (UCFV closed)
April 17–27/01 Examination period. No classes. (Includes Saturdays.)

Spring semester 2001 (Dates will vary)

October 1/00 

First day to mail or submit applications for Spring 2001 (selected programs only)
March 1/01 Spring semester registration begins (may vary)
April 20/01 Last day to receive 100% refund of fees**

May 3/01

 

 

 

Last day to add courses without instructor’s permission
May 4/01 Last day to receive 90% refund of fees**. No course adds.
May 7/01 Classes begin
May 11/01 Last day for late registration; Last day to change courses; Last day to receive 75% refund of fees**

May 18/01

Balance of fees due
May 21/01 Victoria Day (UCFV closed)
May 22/01 Last day to add courses without Dean’s permission
May 25/01 Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
June 8/01 Last day to withdraw from a course
June 22/01 Spring semester classes end
June 25–28/01 Examination period, no classes

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

* Registration times are assigned according to registration priority policy. New students are given registration times based on order of application. Times for students continuing from the previous semester will be set in April or November.

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

Convocation

As of 2000, UCFV’s convocation is held the second Tuesday of June in either Abbotsford or Chilliwack. There are two ceremonies, to accommodate graduates in all the faculties. Students must normally apply to graduate by April 1. Please note, a fee for convocation/graduation may be instituted as of 2001. Check the Convocation webpage for details

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

Sept. 5, 2000

May 4, 2001

Drafting

Sept. 5, 2000

June 15, 2001

Certified Dental Assistant

Sept. 5, 2000

June 22, 2001

Resident Care Attendant

July 24, 2000
or
Jan. 2, 2001

Dec. 8, 2000
or
May 18, 2001

Trades & Technology

Sept. 5, 2000

June 22, 2001

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    Sept. 2000 to May, 2001

English as a Second Language
Full-time
Abbotsford    Sept. 2000 to May, 2001
Part-time
Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission    Sept. 2000 to May, 2001

Disability Resources — Life Skills
Abbotsford        Sept. 2000 to May, 2001
Chilliwack         Sept. 2000 to Mar., 2001
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/website.

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 7/00         B.C. Day
September 4/00    Labour Day
October 9/00        Thanksgiving Day
November 11/00    Remembrance Day (closed Nov. 13)
December 25/00    Christmas Day
December 26/00    Boxing Day
December 27–29/00    UCFV might be closed
January 1/01    New Year’s Day
April 13/01    Good Friday
April 16/01    Easter Monday
May 21/01    Victoria Day
July 1/01        Canada Day (closed July 3)


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