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Academic Year Calendar

The Academic Schedule sets the start and end dates for all semester-based programs at Northern Lights College. Non-semester based programs start and end dates are established for each intake, and are defined in the College timetables.

Academic courses are normally Fall: Sep-Dec, Winter: Jan-Apr, Intersession: May-Jun, and Summer: Jul-Aug.  However, some programs, follow a 20-week term Fall: Sep-Jan, Winter: Feb-Jun.  See Months at a Glance for details.

2016-2017 Academic Schedule

Fall 2016
First day of classes Tuesday, September 06, 2016
End of Add/drop Period Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, November 01, 2016
Last day of classes Saturday, December 03, 2016
Final exams start Monday, December 05, 2016
Final exams end Thursday, December 15, 2016
All grades submitted Thursday, December 22, 2016
Winter 2017
First day of classes Tuesday, January 03, 2017
End of Add/drop Period Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Reading Break Monday, February 20 to Saturday, February 25, 2017
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Last day of classes Saturday, April 08, 2017
Final exams start Monday, April 10, 2017
Final exams end Saturday, April 22, 2017
All grades submitted Friday, April 28, 2017
Intersession 2017
First day of classes Monday, May 01, 2017
End of Add/drop Period Monday, May 08, 2017
Last day to withdraw Monday, May 29, 2017
Last day of classes Saturday, June 17, 2017
Final exams start Monday, June 19, 2017
Final exams end Saturday, June 24, 2017
All grades submitted Friday, June 30, 2017
Summer 2017
First day of classes Tuesday, July 04, 2017
End of Add/drop Period Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Last day of classes Saturday, August 19, 2017
Final exams start Monday, August 21, 2017
Final exams end Saturday, August 26, 2017
All grades submitted Friday, September 01, 2017

2017-2018 Academic Schedule

Fall 2017
First day of classes Tuesday, September 05, 2017
End of Add/drop Period Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Last day of classes Saturday, December 02, 2017
Final exams start Monday, December 04, 2017
Final exams end Thursday, December 14, 2017
All grades submitted Thursday, December 21, 2017
Winter 2018
First day of classes Tuesday, January 02, 2018
End of Add/drop Period Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Reading Break Monday, February 19 to Saturday, February 24, 2018
Last day to withdraw Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Last day of classes Monday, April 09, 2018
Final exams start Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Final exams end Saturday, April 21, 2018
All grades submitted Friday, April 27, 2018
Spring 2018
First day of classes Monday, May 07, 2018
End of Add/drop Period Monday, May 21, 2018
Last day to withdraw Monday, July 02, 2018
Last day of classes Monday, August 06, 2018
Final exams start Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Final exams end Saturday, August 18, 2018
All grades submitted Friday, August 24, 2018

 

Months at a Glance

July 2017

  • Jul 01: Canada Day – All campuses closed.
  • Jul 03: Canada Day (closure) – All campuses closed.
  • Jul 04: Summer 2017 – First day of classes
  • Jul 11: Summer 2017 – End of Add/drop Period

August 2017

  • Aug 01: Summer 2017 – Last day to withdraw
  • Aug 07: B.C. Day – All campuses closed.
  • Aug 19: Summer 2017 – Last day of classes
  • Aug 21 - 26: Summer 2017 – Final exams period

September 2017

  • Sep 01: Summer 2017 – All grades submitted
  • Sep 04: Labour Day - All campuses closed.
  • Sep 05: Fall 2017 - First day of classes
  • Sep 19: Fall 2017 - End of Add/drop Period

October 2017

  • Oct 09: Thanksgiving Day - All campuses closed.
  • Oct 31: Fall 2017 - Last day to withdraw

November 2017

  • Nov 11: Remembrance Day - All campuses closed.
  • Nov 13: Remembrance Day Closure - All campuses closed.
  • Nov 14: Fall 2017 (20) – Last day to withdraw for fall 20-week term courses.

December 2017

  • Dec 02: Fall 2017 - Last day of classes
  • Dec 04: Fall 2017 - Final exams start
  • Dec 14: Fall 2017 - Final exams end
  • Dec 21: Fall 2017 - All grades submitted
  • Dec 23 - Jan 1: Fall 2017 (20) – Christmas break for fall 20-week term courses.
  • Dec 25: Christmas Day - All campuses closed.
  • Dec 26: Boxing Day - All campuses closed.
  • Dec 27 - 31: Christmas period - All campuses closed.

January 2018

  • Jan 01: New Year's Day - All campuses closed.
  • Jan 02: Winter 2018 - First day of classes
  • Jan 16: Winter 2018 - End of Add/drop Period
  • Jan 27: Fall 2017 (20) – Last day of classes and exams for fall 20-week term courses.

February 2018

  • Feb 02: Fall 2017 (20) – All grades submitted for fall 20-week term courses.
  • Feb 05: Winter 2018 (20) – First day of classes for winter 20-week term courses.
  • Feb 12: Family Day - All campuses closed.
  • Feb 19: Winter 2018 (20) – End of Add/drop Period for winter 20-week term courses.
  • Feb 19 - 24: Winter 2017 - Reading Break
  • Feb 27: Winter 2018 - Last day to withdraw

March 2018

  • Mar 30: Good Friday - All campuses closed.

April 2018

  • Apr 01: Easter (closure) - All campuses closed.
  • Apr 02: Easter Monday - All campuses closed.
  • Apr 09: Winter 2018 - Last day of classes
  • Apr 11: Winter 2018 - Final exams start
  • Apr 17: Winter 2018 (20) – Last day to withdraw for winter 20-week term courses.
  • Apr 21: Winter 2018 - Final exams end
  • Apr 27: Winter 2018 - All grades submitted

May 2018

  • May 07: Spring 2018 - First day of classes
  • May 21: Spring 2018 - End of Add/drop Period
  • May 21: Victoria Day - All campuses closed.

June 2018

  •  Jun 23: Winter 2018 (20) – Last day of classes and exams for winter 20-week term courses.

July 2018

  • Jul 01: Canada Day - All campuses closed.
  • Jul 02: Canada Day (closure) - All campuses closed.
  • Jul 02: Spring 2018 - Last day to withdraw

August 2018

  • Aug 06: B.C. Day - All campuses closed.
  • Aug 06: Spring 2018 - Last day of classes
  • Aug 08: Spring 2018 - Final exams start
  • Aug 18: Spring 2018 - Final exams end
  • Aug 24: Spring 2018 - All grades submitted
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