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Athabasca University

Academic Schedule

The School of Computing and Information Systems has two program intakes per year.

The SCIS graduate office must receive all application materials by March 1 for admission to the program for Fall semester, and by October 1 for consideration to the program for the Winter semester. SCIS will accept non program applications for all three semesters.

The School of Computing and Information Systems has three terms during the academic year for group study registrations:

Fall Term 13 weeks September to December
Winter Term 13 weeks January to April
Spring Term 13 weeks May to August

For Individualized study registrations:

Individualized study courses begin on the first day of every month. For more information on registering in a course please see our Registration page.

 

Spring 2019

April 29 First day of Spring Grouped Study Session courses.
May 20 Victoria Day, University closed.
May 29 Last day for early withdrawals from Spring Grouped Study Session courses. No record of course will appear on transcript. Partial Refund.
June 7-8 Athabasca University Convocation
June 23 Online course registration for Fall Grouped Study Session opens.
June 28 Last day for late withdrawals from Spring Grouped Study Session courses. Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing. No Refund.
July 1 University closed, Canada Day
July 28 Last day of Spring Grouped Study Session courses.
August 2 Online course registration for Fall Grouped Study Session closes.
August 5 University closed, Civic Holiday

Fall 2019

September 2 Labour Day, University closed.
September 9 First day of Fall Grouped Study Session courses.
October 1 Deadline for receipt of all application documents for admission to the program for Winter 2020 Session.
October 9 Last day for early withdrawals from Fall Grouped Study Session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript. Partial refund.
October 14 Thanksgiving, University closed.
October 15 Online course registraton for Winter Grouped Study Session opens.
October 20 Winter 2020 admissions decisions are made and student notifications are sent. Online admissions open.
October 31 Deadline for admissions and fees for Winter 2020.
November 11 Rememberance Day, University closed
November 10 Online course registration for Winter Grouped Study Session closes.
December 8 Last day of Fall Grouped Study Session courses.
December 25 - Jan 2 Christmas Break, University will close Wednesday Dec 25, 2019 and will reopen at 8:30am Friday, January 2, 2020.

Winter 2020

January 6 First day of Winter Grouped Study Session courses.
February 6 Last day for early withdrawals from Winter Grouped Study Session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript. Partial refund.
February 15 Online course registration for Spring Grouped Study Session opens.
February 17 Family Day, University closed.
March 1 Deadline for receipt of all application documents for admission to the program for Fall 2020 Session.
March 20 Fall 2020 admissions decisions are made and student notifications are sent. Online admissions open.
March 31 Deadline for admissions and fees for Fall 2020.
April 4 Online course registration for Spring Grouped Study Session closes.
April 5 Last day of Winter Grouped Study Session courses.
April 10-13 Easter Break, University Closed

Updated May 02 2019 by Student and Academic Services

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