Schedule of Events

Semester-based programs
Fall semester 2005
October 1/04............First day to mail or submit applications for semester-based  
                               programs beginning in Fall 2005.
May–July/05.............Registration*
July 15/05................Last day for 100% fee reduction
July 16–Aug 28/05...95% fee reduction on withdrawal**
Aug. 29–Sept.20/05..90% fee reduction on withdrawal**
September 1/05........Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission
                                (before 4 pm)
September 2/05........No course adds while class lists are prepared
September 6/05........Day and evening classes begin
September 20/05......Balance of Fall semester fees due. Last day for 90% fee
                               reduction**. No refunds after this date.
September 21/05......Late registration fee begins
October 3/05............Last day to add course without department head’s permission
October 10/05..........Thanksgiving (UCFV closed)
October 12/05..........Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
November 11/05......Remembrance Day (UCFV closed)
November 14/05......Last day to withdraw from a course
December 5/05 .......Last day of classes
December 7–19/05..Examination period. No classes. (Includes Saturdays.)
Winter semester 2006
August 2/05.............First day to apply for Winter 2006 (selected programs only)
November 14/05......Winter registration begins (may vary)*
December 19/05.......Last day for 100% fee reduction**
December 20–Jan. 6..95% fee reduction on withdrawal**
January 5/06............Last day to add a course without instructor’s permission
                              (before 4 pm)
January 6/06............No course adds while class lists are prepared.
                              Last day for 95% fee reduction.
January 7–23/06......90% fee reduction on withdrawal**
January 9/06............Day and evening classes begin.
                               Some classes may begin earlier
January 23/06..........Balance of fees due. Last day for any fee reduction.
                               No refunds after this date.
January 24/06..........Late registration fee begins
February 3/06...........Last day to add courses without department head’s
                                permission
February 14/06.........Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
February 20–21/06...Mid-term break. No day or evening classes. UCFV open
March 17/06.............Last day to withdraw from a course
April 1/06.................Deadline to apply to graduate (for June 2006)
April 8/06.................Last day of classes
April 11–26/06.........Examination period. No classes. (Includes Saturdays.)
April 14/06...............Good Friday (UCFV closed)
April 17/06...............Easter Monday (UCFV closed)
Summer semester 2006 (Dates will vary)
October 1/05............First day to mail or submit applications for Summer 2006
                              (selected programs only)
March 17/06.............Summer semester registration begins (may vary)
April 14/06...............Last day to receive 100% fee reduction**
April 15–28/06.........95% course fee reduction on withdrawal**
April 29–May 20/06..90% course fee reduction on withdrawal**
May 4/06..................Last day to add courses without instructor’s permission
                                (before 4 pm)
May 5/06..................No course adds while class lists are prepared.
May 8/06..................Classes begin
May 19/06................Last day to add courses without department head’s
                               permission
May 19/06................Last day to receive any fee reduction**.
                               No refunds after this date. Balance of fees due
May 24/06................Late registration fee begins
May 22/06................Victoria Day (UCFV closed)
June 7/06.................Last day to withdraw without “W” appearing on the transcript
July 4/06..................Last day to withdraw from a course
July 22/06................Summer semester classes end
July 25–31/06...........Examination period, no classes
* Registration times are assigned according to registration order policy. New students are given registration times based on order of application. Times for new and continuing students will be set in March, May, or November.
** Deadlines with respect to fees and course withdrawal may be changed; please see the Registration Guide & Timetable, published in March, May, and November, for any revisions.
Note: Students should allow sufficient time to act prior to deadlines to ensure that they are not disappointed.
Line-ups tend to be very long just before deadlines, and registration offices generally close at 4 p.m.
Deadlines are usually in effect at midnight. If the office is closed, Web services might be used. However, there is no guarantee that access to the Web will be available.
Convocation
UCFV’s Convocation ceremonies are held in the second week of June. The exact date, time, location, and format of each ceremony will be announced by the Convocation committee by the preceding November. Students must  apply to graduate by April 1.
Please note: There is a $25 graduation fee.
College & Career Prep/
English as a Second Language
Listed below are the start and finish dates for these programs. To apply, contact the UCFV well in advance.
College & Career Prep — Full-time and Part-time
Abbotsford, Chilliwack,
Mission, Hope..............Sept. 2005 to May 2006
English as a Second Language
Full-time
Abbotsford............Sept. 2005 to Aug. 2006
 
Part-time
Abbotsford............Sept. 2005 to June. 2006
Continuing Studies
Classes start throughout the year. They are advertised in the Continuing Studies program booklet which is delivered to homes in the college region in late August for the Fall semester and early January for the Winter semester. Registration dates are given in the Continuing Studies booklet.
A refund is allowed before, but not after, the beginning of the second class. After instruction begins, no refund is permitted for courses of fewer than two sessions.
Statutory holidays (UCFV closed)
August 1/05...............B.C. Day
September 5/05.........Labour Day
October 10/05............Thanksgiving Day
November 11/05........Remembrance Day
December 25/05........Christmas Day
December 26/05.........Boxing Day
December 27–30/05...UCFV possibly closed
January 1/06..............New Year’s Day
January 2/06..............UCFV closed for New Year’s Day
April 14/06.................Good Friday
April 17/06.................Easter Monday
May 22/06..................Victoria Day
July 1/06....................Canada Day
July 2/06....................UCFV closed for Canada Day

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