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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Academic Schedule Tentative Future Dates
Tentative Future Dates

Please note that dates are tentative and subject to review and change.

Fall Term 2024
Fall Term begins Monday August 26
Block Week Monday-Friday August 26-30
Last day to withdraw from Block Week courses Friday August 30
†Orientation Thursday-Friday August 29-30
†Labour Day, University closed Monday September 2
Classes begin Tuesday September 3
†Deadline to apply to graduate – November convocation September 15
†Last day to drop Fall Term and multi-term courses Thursday September 12
†Last day to drop a Fall Term or multi-term course without financial penalty Thursday September 12
†Last day to add, swap or change registration status between audit and credit for Fall and multi-term courses Friday September 13
†Fee payment deadline for Fall Term and multi-term courses Friday September 20
†National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Monday September 30
†Thanksgiving Day, University closed* Monday October 14
Fall Break, no lectures, University open Sunday-Saturday November 10-16
†Remembrance Day, University closed* Monday November 11
†Fall Convocation Thursday November 14
Fall Term classes end Friday December 6
Last day to withdraw Friday December 6
Final examinations Monday-Thursday  December 9-19
Fall Term ends Tuesday December 24

Winter Term 2025
Winter Term begins Monday January 6
Block Week Monday-Friday January 6-10
Last day to withdraw from Block Week courses Friday January 10
Classes begin Monday January 13
†Deadline to apply to graduate – February conferral January 15
†Last day to drop Winter Term courses Thursday January 23
†Last day to drop a Winter Term course without financial penalty Thursday January 23
†Last day to add, swap or change registration status between audit and credit for Winter courses Friday January 24
†Fee payment deadline for Winter Term courses Friday January 31
February Conferral February 13
Term Break, no lectures, University open Sunday-Saturday February 16-22
†Alberta Family Day, University closed* Monday February 17
†Deadline to apply to graduate - June Convocation March 31
Winter Term classes end Friday April 11
Last day to withdraw Friday April 11
Final examinations Monday-Monday April 14-28
†Good Friday, University closed* Friday April 18
Easter Monday, University closed Monday April 21
Winter Term ends Wednesday April 30

Summer Term 2025

Spring Intersession 2025
Summer Term begins Thursday May 1
Spring intersession classes begin Monday May 5
†Last day to add/drop/swap courses Thursday May 8
†Last day for drop a course without financial penalty Thursday May 8
†Fee payment deadline Tuesday May 13
†Victoria Day, University closed Monday May 19
†June Convocation Monday-Wednesday June 2-11
Spring intersession classes end Monday June 16
Last day to withdraw Monday June 16
Final examinations Wednesday-Saturday June 18-21
Spring intersession classes end Sunday June 29

Summer Intersession 2025
Summer intersession classes begins Monday June 30
†Last day to add/drop/swap courses Friday July 4
†Last day for drop a course without financial penalty Friday July 4
†Canada Day, University closed Tuesday July 1
†Fee payment deadline Wednesday July 9
†Alberta Heritage Day, University closed Monday August 4
Summer Intersession classes end Tuesday August 12
Last day to withdraw Tuesday August 12
Final examinations Thursday-Monday August 14-18
Summer Term ends Sunday August 24

† Administrative dates — do not require GFC approval.
*Except Taylor Family Digital Library, Law, Medical and Gallagher Libraries

Notes:
(1) The Cumming School of Medicine (MD program) has lecture start and end dates that differ from the regular dates to accommodate the unique needs of their program.
(2) The Faculty of Law (JD program) has some lecture start and end dates that differ from the regular dates to accommodate the unique needs of their programs.
(3) The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (DVM program) has some lecture start and end dates that differ from the regular dates to accommodate the unique needs of their programs.
(4) The Qatar Faculty will follow the Academic Schedule of the University, but will reflect some different dates within a term, including start, end and holiday dates, due to local customs and convention.
(5) Three-week spring/summer courses may be scheduled using non-standard schedule requests within the appropriate intersession.