Dates and Deadlines

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.

February 2018
12 CAMPUS CLOSED Family Day
19-23   Reading Break
22 Spring 2018 Timetables available online
27 Winter 2018  Last day to withdraw
 
March 2018
19 Spring 2018 Registration begins for Continuing Students
30 CAMPUS CLOSED Good Friday
 
April 2018
02 CAMPUS CLOSED Easter Monday
03 Spring 2018 Registration begins for New Students
09 Winter 2018 Last day of classes
10 Spring 2018 Registration begins for Late Admitted Students
11 Winter 2018 Final exams start
21 Winter 2018 Final exams end
27 Winter 2018 All grades submitted
 
May 2018
07 Spring 2018 First day of classes
  Spring Session One 2018 First day of classes
14 Spring Session One 2018 End of add/drop period
21 Spring 2018 End of add/drop period
  CAMPUS CLOSED Victoria Day
 
June 2018
4 Spring Session One 2018 Last day to withdraw
11 Fall 2018 Timetables available online
22 Spring Session One 2018 Last day of classes
25 Spring Session One 2018 Final exams start
  Fall 2018 Registration begins for Continuing Students
29 Spring Session One 2018 Final exams end
 
July 2018
02 Spring 2018 Last day to withdraw
  CAMPUS CLOSED Canada Day
03 Spring Session Two 2018 First day of classes
06 Spring Session One 2018 All grades submitted
09 Fall 2018 Registration begins for New Students
10 Spring Session Two 2018 End of add/drop period
23 Fall 2018 Registration begins for Late Admitted Students
31 Spring Session Two 2018 Last day to Withdraw
 
August 2018
06 Spring 2018 Last day of classes
  CAMPUS CLOSED BC Day
08 Spring 2018 Final exams start
18 Spring Session Two 2018 Last day of classes
  Spring 2018 Final exams end
20 Spring Session Two 2018 Final exams start
24 Spring Session Two 2018 Final exams end
  Spring 2018 All grades submitted
31 Spring Session Two 2018 All grades submitted
 
September 2018
03 CAMPUS CLOSED Labour Day
04 Fall 2018 First day of classes
  Fall 2018 First day of classes for 20-week term
18 Fall 2018 End of add/drop period
  Fall 2018 End of add/drop period for 20-week term
 
October 2018
08 CAMPUS CLOSED Thanksgiving Day
30 Fall 2018 Last day to Withdraw
 
November 2018
09 Fall 2018 Last day to Withdraw for 20-week term
11 CAMPUS CLOSED Remembrance Day
12 CAMPUS CLOSED Remembrance Day Closure
 
December 2018
03 Fall 2018 Last day of classes
05 Fall 2018 Final exams start
15 Fall 2018 Final exams end
21 Fall 2018 All grades submitted
23- Jan1 Fall 2018 Christmas Break/Reading Break for 20-week term
24 CAMPUS CLOSED Christmas (non-instructional)
25 CAMPUS CLOSED Christmas Day
26 CAMPUS CLOSED Boxing Day
27 CAMPUS CLOSED Christmas period
28 CAMPUS CLOSED Christmas period
29 CAMPUS CLOSED Christmas period
30 CAMPUS CLOSED Christmas period
31 CAMPUS CLOSED Christmas period
 
January 2019
01 CAMPUS CLOSED New Year's Day
07 Winter 2019 First day of classes
21 Winter 2019 End of add/drop period
26 Fall 2018 Last day of classes & exams for 20-week term
 
February 2019
01 Fall 2018 All grades submitted for 20-week term
04 Winter 2019 First day of classes for 20-week term
18 CAMPUS CLOSED Family Day
19 Winter 2019 End of add/drop period for 20-week term
25 Winter 2019 Reading Break start
 
March 2019
02 Winter 2019 Reading Break end
04 Winter 2019 Last day to withdraw
 
April 2019
11 Winter 2019 Last day to withraw for 20-week term
13 Winter 2019 Last day of classes
15 Winter 2019 Final exams start
19 CAMPUS CLOSED Good Friday
20 CAMPUS CLOSED Easter
22 CAMPUS CLOSED Easter Monday
29 Winter 2019 Final exams end
 
May 2019
06 Spring 2019 First day of classes
  Spring 2019 Session One First day of classes
  Winter 2019 All grades submitted
13 Spring 2019 Session One End of add/drop period
20 CAMPUS CLOSED Victoria Day
21 Spring 2019 End of add/drop period
 
June 2019
03 Spring 2019 Session One Last day to withdraw
21 Spring 2019 Session One Last day of classes
22 Winter 2019 Last day to classes & exams for 20-week term
24 Spring 2019 Session One Final exams start
28 Spring 2019 Session One Final exams end
  Winter 2019 All grades submitted for 20-week term
 
July 2019
01 CAMPUS CLOSED Canada Day
02 Spring 2019  Last day to withdraw
  Spring 2019 Session Two First day of classes
08 Spring 2019 Session One All grades submitted
09 Spring 2019 Session Two End of add/drop period
30 Spring Session Two 2018 Last day to withdraw
 
August 2019
05 CAMPUS CLOSED BC Day
  Spring 2019 Last day of classes
07 Spring 2019 Final exams start
17 Spring Session Two 2019 Last day of classes
  Spring 2019 Final exams end
119 Spring Session Two 2019 Final exams start
23 Spring Session Two 2019 Final exams end
  Spring 2019 All grades submitted
30 Spring Session Two 2019 All grades submitted