UNIVERSITY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 2019-20 Academic Calendar

12 Calendar Dates

Note: Not all programs follow these dates. Please check with your program.

UPEI CALENDAR DATES

Fall Semester (September – December 2019) – All programs except Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

SEPTEMBER 2019
4 Wednesday Classes begin.
8 Sunday Final date to apply to graduate for Fall Semester for the January 10th meeting of Senate.
13 Friday FINAL DAY FOR REGISTRATION, FOR CHANGING COURSES OR SECTIONS, FOR CANCELLATION OF COURSES OR SECTIONS, FOR CANCELLATION OF COURSES WITH FULL REFUND; All Fall Semester Fees Due.
OCTOBER 2019
14 Monday Thanksgiving Day. No classes.
31 Thursday Final date to apply to graduate for Winter Semester for the May 7th/8th Convocations. Last day for discontinuing courses – 50% tuition refund.
No discontinuations after this date.
NOVEMBER 2019
11 Monday Remembrance Day. No Classes
12 Tuesday Student Development Day. No Classes.
29 Friday Final Day of Fall Semester Classes
DECEMBER 2019
4-14 (Wed-Sat) **EXAMINATIONS. No examinations will be held during the period 18 November to 29 November inclusive without the permission of the Chair and Dean.
Note: Please see Academic Regulation #13.
18 Wednesday End of first semester. Course grades to be submitted to Registrar’s Office by noon on this date.
  **Should a final exam, scheduled within the exam period, be cancelled due to storm conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, the Registrar’s Office will reschedule the exam. Cancelled exams will be rescheduled to the earliest possible date within the exam period (normally, this would occur at the end of the exam period to avoid other previously scheduled exams). Updates will be posted to the University website.

WINTER SEMESTER (January – May 2020) – All programs except Doctor Veterinary Medicine

JANUARY 2020
6 Monday Classes begin.
17 Friday FINAL DAY FOR REGISTRATION, FOR CHANGING COURSES OR SECTIONS, FOR CANCELLATION OF COURSES OR SECTIONS, FOR CANCELLATION OF COURSES WITH FULL REFUND; all Winter Semester Fees Due.
FEBRUARY 2020
17-21 (Mon-Fri) Islander Day and Mid-semester break. No classes.
18 Tuesday Registration begins for SUMMER SESSIONS 2020.
24 Monday Classes resume.
28 Friday Last day for discontinuing courses – 50% tuition refund. No discontinuations after this date.
APRIL 2020
3 Friday Final day of Winter Semester classes
8-22 (Wed-Wed) **EXAMINATIONS. Note: No examinations will be held during the period 23 March to 3 April inclusive without the permission of the Chair and Dean.
Note: Please see Academic Regulation #13.
10 Friday Good Friday. No classes/exams
13 Monday Easter Monday. No classes/exams
27 Monday End of Winter Semester. Course grades for fourth year students to be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by noon on this date.
30 Thursday Course grades for third year, second year, and first year students to be submitted to Registrar’s Office by noon on this date.
MAY 2020
7 Thursday CONVOCATION MORNING – Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Faculty of Nursing (Undergraduate and Graduate)
CONVOCATION AFTERNOON – Faculty of Business and Faculty of Engineering (Undergraduate and Graduate)
8 Friday CONVOCATION MORNING – Faculty of Arts and Faculty of Education (Undergraduate and Graduate)
CONVOCATION AFTERNOON – Faculty of Science (Undergraduate and Graduate)
14 Thursday Registration date for students with fourth-year standing.
19 Tuesday Registration date for students with third-year standing.
21 Thursday Registration date for students with second-year standing.
26 Tuesday Registration date for all other students.
  **Should a final exam, scheduled within the exam period, be cancelled due to storm conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, the Registrar’s Office will reschedule the exam. Cancelled exams will be rescheduled to the earliest possible date within the exam period (normally, this would occur at the end of the exam period to avoid other previously scheduled exams). Updates will be posted to the University website.

SUMMER SEMESTER (May – August 2020)

FEBRUARY 2020
18 Tuesday REGISTRATION begins
FIRST SUMMER SESSION 2020  
MAY 2020  
11 Monday First Summer Session classes begin
15 Friday     Last day to register late for First Summer Session courses; last day to cancel registration for full refund; last day for changing courses or sections
18 Monday   Victoria Day – No classes
JUNE 2020
4 Thursday Last day to discontinue from First Summer session courses*
18 Thursday Final day of First Summer Session classes
22-23 (Mon-Tues)  Exams for First Summer Session
29 Monday First Summer Session grades must be submitted to Registrar’s Office by noon
SECOND SUMMER SESSION 2020
 JULY 2020
6 Monday   Second Summer Session classes begin
Final date to apply to graduate for Summer Semester for the September 18 meeting of Senate.
10 Friday  Last day to register late for Second Summer Session courses; last day to cancel registration for full refund; last day for changing courses or sections
29 Wednesday Last day to discontinue from Second Summer Session courses*
AUGUST 2020
12 Wednesday  Final day of Second Summer Session classes
17-18 (Mon-Tues)  Exams for Second Summer Session courses
21 Friday Second Summer Session grades must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by noon
  *For courses that begin on the dates prior to the regularly scheduled Summer Session dates, and for regularly scheduled summer session courses, please contact the Registrar’s Office for refund schedule.

DVM CALENDAR DATES

FIRST ACADEMIC SEMESTER  (April – December 2019)

APRIL 2019
29 Monday First day of Fourth Year Rotations – Summer Semester
MAY 2019
20 Monday Victoria Day – no classes
AUGUST 2019
12 Monday First day of Fourth Year Rotations – Fall Semester
14 Wednesday Clinical Conference begins
23 Friday First Year Orientation
26 Monday Classes begin
SEPTEMBER 2019
2 Monday Labour Day – no classes
OCTOBER 2019
7 Monday Thanksgiving Day – no classes
31 Wednesday Final date to apply to graduate.
NOVEMBER 2019
11 Monday Remembrance Day – no classes
29 Friday Final Day of Fall Semester Classes
30-December 14 (Sat-Sat) Final Examinations
DECEMBER 2019
18 Wednesday End of First Semester. Course grades to be submitted to the Registrar’s Office by noon on this date.
  NOTE: The North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE®) is available during a four-week testing window in November-December. For further information, please refer to www.nbec.org

SECOND ACADEMIC SEMESTER (January – May 2020)

JANUARY 2020
6 Monday Pre-Clinical Classes begin – Winter Semester
First day of Fourth Year Rotations – Winter Semester
FEBRUARY 2020
13-14 (Thurs-Fri) Mid-semester break (except 4th year rotations)
17 Monday Islander Day – no classes
APRIL 2020
10 Friday Good Friday – no classes/exams
13 Monday Easter Monday – no classes/exams
17 Friday Final day of Winter Semester classes
18-May 2 (Sat-Sat) Final Examinations
19 Sunday Final day of fourth year rotations
27 Monday End of second semester. Course grades for 4th year students to be submitted to Registrar’s Office by noon.
MAY 2020
4 Monday First day of Fourth Year Rotation – Summer Semester
Course grades for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year students to be submitted to Registrar’s Office by noon on this date.
7 Thursday   CONVOCATION MORNING – Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  NOTE: The North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE®) dates are in April. Please refer to www.nbec.org

SENATE MEETING DATES 2019-2020

UPEI’s Senate meets in Room 103 at 618 University Avenue on Fridays at 3:00 pm.

2019 2020
September 13 January 17
October 18 March 6
November 22 April 3
  May 1

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