UWaterloo Important Dates 2023-2024: Waterloo Calendar Dates

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The UWaterloo Important Dates is a guide for the University of Waterloo students to know semester start dates, registration dates, add/drop dates, holidays, reading weeks, exam dates, other important academic dates, and deadlines.

At the University of Waterloo, the academic year is divided into three terms, each lasting four months. The Fall semester is from September to December, the Winter semester is from January to April, and the Spring semester is from May to August. There are about 12 weeks of classes followed by roughly two or three weeks of exams.

UWaterloo important dates winter 2023

Check out the UWaterloo important dates and deadlines for winter 2023 on the University of Waterloo academic calendar.

  1. UWaterloo Winter 2023 Classes begin on Sep 6, 2023.
  2. Reserves on most classes will be removed on Sep 13, 2023, opening remaining spaces to all students. See Schedule of Classes for spaces.
  3. Last day to add a class is Sep 19, 2023. See how to add or swap classes in Quest.
  4. Not Fees Arranged (NFA) holds applied to students who are not yet Fees Arranged for the term on Sep 21, 2023. Undergraduate students can find out more about how this hold will impact their course registration process for future terms.
  5. Tuition and fee refund deadline – 100% is on Sep 26, 2023. See Student Financial Services website.
  6. The Drop Period ends on Sep 26, 2023. Classes dropped prior to or on this day will be removed from the academic record. See how to drop a class in Quest.
  7. Drop with WD begins on Sep 26, 2023. WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade is assigned for class(es) dropped during this period.
  8. Final examination schedules are released on Sep 27, 2023. Go to the final examination schedule.
  9. Reading Week is scheduled from Oct 2, 2023, to Oct 9, 2023. All classes are cancelled; offices are closed on the weekends and the holiday Monday.
  10. Thanksgiving Day falls on Oct 9, 2023. All classes are cancelled, and offices are closed.
  11. Requests for relief for consecutive final exams are generally due two weeks after the final examination schedule is published, which is on Oct 16, 2023.
  12. Requests for accommodations on religious grounds for final examinations should normally be made within two weeks of the final examination schedule being published. Students must contact their instructor by Oct 16, 2023.
  13. Convocation for fall 2023 is on Oct 16, 2023. Visit the Convocation website for details.
  14. Tuition and fee refund deadline – 50% is on Oct 20, 2023. See Student Financial Services website.
  15. The last day to select an examination centre or submit a proctor for online course exams is also on Oct 20, 2023. View details about writing exams for online courses. Deadline is 4 p.m. ET on the date listed.
  16. Drop with WD ends on Oct 27, 2023. Last day to drop a class and receive a WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade.
  17. Drop with WF begins on Nov 21, 2023. WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade is assigned for class(es) dropped during this period.
  18. Classes end on Nov 22, 2023. Visit their website for applicable end dates.
  19. Pre-examination study days are from Dec 5, 2023, to Dec 6, 2023.
  20. Drop with WF ends on Dec 6, 2023. Last day to drop a class without a petition and receive a WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade.
  21. In-person exam days for online courses are on Dec 7, 2023. Fall 2023 term dates.
  22. Final examinations begin on Dec 8, 2023. First day of the Final Examination Period.
  23. Examinations can be held on Sunday, Dec 8, 2023, for the fall 2023 term.
  24. In-person exam days for online courses are on Dec 10, 2023, and Dec 13, 2023. Fall 2023 term dates.
  25. Final examination emergency days are from Dec 16, 2023, to Dec 17, 2023. Dates reserved to hold final examinations in the event the University is closed during the fall 2023 Final Examination Period. Examinations will be rescheduled on the next available day, including Sunday, on which examinations have not been scheduled.
  26. Final examinations end on Dec 17, 2023. Last day of the Final Examination Period.
  27. Co-operative work term ends on Dec 21, 2023. Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.
  28. Final examination emergency days are on Dec 22, 2023. Dates reserved to hold final examinations in the event the University is closed during the fall 2023 Final Examination Period. Examinations will be rescheduled on the next available day, including Sunday, on which examinations have not been scheduled.
  29. University holiday closure is on Dec 22, 2023. No classes and offices are closed.
  30. Grades begin to appear in Quest on Dec 23, 2023. Registered students can view their unofficial term grades in Quest. Note: Not all grades will be available on this date.
  31. Standing decisions and official grades are available in Quest on Dec 23, 2023. Registered students can view their official and complete term grades, along with academic standing, in Quest.

UWaterloo reading week 2024

UWaterloo Reading Week 2024 is fromĀ Friday, February 16, 2024 to Saturday, February 25, 2024. All classes are cancelled, offices are closed on the weekends and on holiday Monday. Reading weeks occur in the fall and winter terms; they start with the Saturday before the public holidays of Thanksgiving Day and Family Day and end on the following Sunday.

During UWaterloo reading week, normal class schedules and academic requirements are suspended for a specified period of time. Classes resume after reading week on Monday, February 26, 2024.

UWaterloo important dates spring 2024

Check out the UWaterloo important dates and deadlines for Spring 2024 on the University of Waterloo academic calendar.

  1. View next term’s schedule and appointments starting from November 16, 2023.
  2. The Drop/Add Period begins on November 16, 2023, with individualized Quest appointment times.
  3. The first day of the Drop/Add Period where all undergraduate students have equal access to make changes to their term class schedule (add, drop, swap) in Quest is on November 20, 2023.
  4. Tuition and fees are due by November 22, 2023. Pay in full or become “Fees Arranged”; a Fees Arranged Extension fee applies after this date.
  5. The deadline to opt out of optional/voluntary fees is December 14, 2023. See how to opt out of optional or voluntary fees in Quest.
  6. Fees Arranged Extension fees begin on December 14, 2023. See Student Financial Services website for Fees Arranged Extension fee amounts by date.
  7. No classes and offices are closed on December 15, 2023, for the University holiday closure.
  8. Classes for Winter 2024 start on January 1, 2024. Laurier may have a different schedule.
  9. Co-operative work term begins on January 8, 2024. Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.
  10. Reserves on most classes will be removed on January 8, 2024, opening remaining spaces to all students.
  11. The Add Period ends on January 15, 2024. Last day to add a class.
  12. Not Fees Arranged (NFA) holds are applied to students who are not yet Fees Arranged for the term on January 19, 2024. Undergraduate students can find out more about how this hold will impact their course registration process for future terms.
  13. The tuition and fee refund deadline for 100% is on January 20, 2024.
  14. The Drop Period ends on January 26, 2024. Classes dropped prior to or on this day will be removed from the academic record. See how to drop a class in Quest.
  15. Drop with WD begins on January 26, 2024. WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade is assigned for class(es) dropped during this period.
  16. The tuition and fee refund deadline for 50% is on January 27, 2024. See Student Financial Services website.
  17. Reading Week is scheduled from February 16, 2024, to February 25, 2024. All classes are cancelled; offices are closed on the weekends and the holiday Monday.
  18. Family Day is observed from February 17, 2024, to February 25, 2024. All classes are cancelled, and offices are closed.
  19. The application to Graduate is due on February 19, 2024. Complete an Application to Graduate for the June convocation ceremony (undergraduate students).
  20. Drop with WD ends on March 1, 2024. Last day to drop a class and receive a WD (Withdrew, no credit granted) grade.
  21. Drop with WF begins on March 22, 2024. WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade is assigned for class(es) dropped during this period. Engineering students should visit course load and withdrawal in the Undergraduate Calendar for specific regulations.
  22. Good Friday is observed on March 23, 2024. All classes are cancelled, and offices are closed.
  23. Classes end on March 29, 2024. Laurier may have a different schedule – visit their website for applicable end dates.
  24. The loss of a Friday class on March 29 will be made up by following a Friday schedule on April 8, 2024.
  25. Pre-examination study days are scheduled from April 9, 2024, to April 10, 2024.
  26. Drop with WF ends on April 10, 2024. Last day to drop a class without a petition and receive a WF (Withdrew/Failure, no credit granted, value 32) grade.
  27. Final examinations begin on April 10, 2024. First day of the Final Examination Period.
  28. In-person exam days for online courses are on April 11, 2024, April 14, 2024, and April 17, 2024, as per Winter 2024 term dates.
  29. Final examination emergency days are from April 12, 2024, to April 20, 2024. Dates reserved to hold final examinations in the event the University is closed during the Winter 2024 Final Examination Period: Examinations will be rescheduled on the next available day, including Sunday, on which examinations have not been scheduled.
  30. Final examinations end on April 21, 2024. Last day of the Final Examination Period.
  31. Co-operative work term ends on April 25, 2024. Actual dates may vary depending on employer or student requirements.
  32. Grades begin to appear in Quest on April 26, 2024. Registered students can view their unofficial term grades in Quest. Note: Not all grades will be available on this date.
  33. Standing decisions and official grades are available in Quest on April 27, 2024. Registered students can view their official and complete term grades, along with academic standing, in Quest.

For more on uWaterloo important dates, visit the University of Waterloo registrar website.

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