Dates to Remember

The dates listed below are based on a standard 15-week semester that begins on the term start date. See Notes below for more information.

Terms

2013/2014 Academic Year
  • Fall 2013:  September 3 to December 13, 2013       
  • Winter 2014:  January 6 to April 25, 2014
  • Spring/Summer 2014:  May 5 to August 15, 2014

 

2014/2015 Academic Year
  • Fall 2014:  September 2 to December 12, 2014       
  • Winter 2015:  January 5 to April 24, 2015
  • Spring/Summer 2015:  May 4 to August 14, 2015

 

 

Winter 2014

January 2014

1

New Year's Day - Institute closed

2

Institute Open

3

New Student Orientation

6

Winter classes commence

6

Fee payment deadline for continuing students (most full-time programs)

6

Add/Drop period begins for most full-time programs
*The date for the Add/Drop period is based on term length. Please see below for the period length of your course.

17

Add/Drop period ends for most full-time programs

17

Final day to receive prior learning assessment for winter term

24

Final day for new winter students to opt-out, opt-in or add family to the SAITSA Health and Dental Benefits Plan

February 2014

17

Family Day - Institute closed

18-21

Reading Week - no classes with the exception of apprenticeship programs, unless otherwise stated

March 2014

26 Withdrawal deadline (15-week courses)**See below

April 2014

1

Final transcript deadline for spring/summer term applicants

7

Fee payment deadline for new students (most full-time programs)

18

Good Friday - Institute Closed
21 Easter Monday - Institute Closed

22-25

Final exam week

25

End of winter term

 

Spring/Summer 2014

May 2014

5

Spring/summer classes commence

5

Fee payment deadline for continuing students (most full-time programs)

5

Add/Drop period begins for most full-time programs
*The date for the Add/Drop period is based on term length. Please see below for the period length of your course.

16

Add/Drop period ends for most full-time programs

16

Final day to receive prior learning assessment for spring/summer term

19

Victoria Day - Institute closed

June 2014

10-11

Spring Convocation

July 2014

1

Canada Day - Institute closed

4

Calgary Stampede Parade Day - Institute closed until 1:00 pm
16 Withdrawal deadline (15-week courses)**See below

August 2014

1

Final transcript deadline for fall term applicants

4

Civic Holiday - Institute Closed

5

Fee payment deadline for new students (most full-time programs)

15

End of Spring/Summer term

 

Fall 2014

August 2014

5

Fee payment deadline for new students (most full-time programs)

27-29

New Student Orientation

September 2014

1

Labour Day – Institute Closed

2

Fall classes commence

2

Fee payment deadline for continuing students (most full-time programs)

2

Add/Drop period begins for most full-time programs*
The date for the Add/Drop period is based on term length. Please see below for the period length of your course.

12

Add/Drop period ends for most full-time programs

12

Final day to receive prior learning assessment for fall term

19

Final day to opt-out, opt-in or add family to the SAITSA Health and Dental Benefits Plan

October 2014

13

Thanksgiving Day - Institute closed

16

Fall Convocation

November 2014

11

Remembrance Day/Institute Closed
12 Withdrawal deadline (15-week courses)**See below

December 2014

1

Final transcript deadline for winter term applicants

8

Fee payment deadline for new students (most full-time programs)

8-12

Final exam week

12

End of fall term

25-31

Christmas break - Institute closed

 

 

Notes:

* Add/Drop period: The timeline to add and/or drop courses is based on your program, and the amount of weeks you’re registered in for a specific term (see below). Not all programs allow add/drop. Please consult your Academic Chair or Coordinator to ensure you can add or drop a course from your program.
AC.3.1: Grading and Progression Policy

Term Length Add/Drop period
13 or more weeks Two weeks from program term start date
8-12 weeks One week from program term start date
2-7 weeks Two days from program term start date
Less than two weeks There is no add/drop period

 

**Withdrawal Deadline: The last day to officially withdraw from a course or program and receive "W" grades. To be assigned a “W” grade, a student must withdraw prior to completing 70 per cent of the course/program.
AC.3.1: Grading and Progression Policy

Clearing an Incomplete Grade: Incomplete grades (“I”) must be cleared within eight weeks from the end of the course.
AC.3.1: Grading and Progression Policy

Remedy a Course Deficiency: To remedy a deficient grade, you must apply to your Academic Chair or Coordinator within thirty calendar days of the end of the course.
AC.3.1: Grading and Progression Policy

DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.