51Թapp

Academic Calendar 2024/25

Semester Dates

Note: For 2023/24 semester dates, see the 2023/24 Academic Calendar.

Semester-based programs

Fall semester 2024

September 4/24 Classes begin
September 30/24 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (UFV closed)
October 14/24 Thanksgiving (UFV closed)
November 9-13/24 Fall reading break
November 11/24 Remembrance Day (UFV closed)
December 5/24 Last day of most classes
December 6/24 Study break; no classes or exams for most courses
December 7-17/24 Exam period for most courses (includes Saturdays)

Note: For the Fall 2024 semester, Thursday, December 5 will be scheduled as a Monday.

Winter semester 2025

January 6/25 Classes begin
February 17/25 Family Day (UFV closed)
February 16-23/25 Reading week; no classes or exams (UFV open)
April 11/25 Last day of most classes
April 12-13/25 Study break; no classes or exams for most courses
April 14-26/25 Exam period for most courses (includes Saturdays)
April 18/25 Good Friday; no classes or exams (UFV closed)
April 21/25 Easter Monday; no classes or exams (UFV closed)

Summer semester 2025

Full session

May 12/25 Classes begin
May 19/25 Victoria Day (UFV closed)
June 10-12 Convocation (classes remain in session)
July 1/25 Canada Day (UFV closed)
August 1/25 Last day of classes
August 4/25 B.C. Day (UFV closed)
August 9/25 Study break; no classes or exams for most courses
August 11-19/25 Exam period for most courses (includes Saturdays; no classes)

Early session

May 12/25 Classes begin
May 19/25 Victoria Day (UFV closed)
June 10-12 Convocation (classes remain in session)
June 24/25 Last day of most classes
June 25/25 Study break; no classes or exams for most courses
June 26-30/25 Exam period for most courses (includes Saturdays)

Late session

July 7/25 Classes begin
August 4/25 B.C. Day (UFV closed)
August 18/25 Last day of classes
August 19/25 Study break; no classes or exams for most courses
August 20-23/25 Exam period; no classes for most courses (includes Saturdays)

Note: See the Registration section of the calendar for information on course withdrawal. Registration times and deadlines with respect to fees and course withdrawal are published on the Dates and deadlines page. See the website for details.

Non-semester-based programs

Most programs at 51Թapp try to follow the semester dates. However, some may start earlier or end later. Students should check with their department to confirm.

Convocation

Convocation ceremonies are held in June. The date, time, and location of the ceremonies is available online at .

Students must apply to graduate by April 1. There is a $25 graduation fee, plus a regalia rental fee. Regalia should be ordered online prior to the ceremony; see for details or email convocation@ufv.ca.

Applications that are received after April 1 are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are subject to a late application fee.

Continuing Education

Classes start throughout the year. For information on classes and registration dates, see the website.

A refund can be granted before, but not after, the beginning of the second class. After instruction begins, no refund is permitted for courses of fewer than two sessions.

Statutory holidays — (UFV closed)

September 2/24 Labour Day
September 30/24 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
October 14/24 Thanksgiving
November 11/24 Remembrance Day
December 25/24 Christmas Day
December 26/24 Boxing Day
December 27–31/24 Limited access to 51Թapp
January 1/25 New Year’s Day
February 17/25 Family Day
April 18/25 Good Friday
April 21/25 Easter Monday
May 19/25 Victoria Day
July 1/25 Canada Day
August 4/25 B.C. Day

Current Students