Douglas College 2023 Calendar. Returning Students including prospects expecting to join this Douglas College needs to be familiar with the academic Calendar of activities.
The Academic Calendar contains important dates for the academic session. The calendar covers the schedule of activities from January to August 2023.
Withdrawal and refund deadline dates only apply to standard courses of fifteen weeks in duration, starting on the first calendar week of the semester.
DOUGLAS COLLEGE 2023 ACADEMIC DATES AND DEADLINES
For specific refund details related to courses that have different durations and start dates, please see the information on refunds for courses that are less or more than 15 weeks in duration.
HERE IS DOUGLAS COLLEGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES:
|Wed, Dec 14, 2022||Applications open to apply for Douglas College Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for Winter Semester.|
|Mon, Jan 2 and Tue, Jan 3||In lieu of New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day – College closed.|
|Wed, Jan 4||First day of classes.|
|Tues, Jan 10||Last day to drop a course and receive 100% refund.|
|Wed, Jan 11 – Tues, Jan 17||Late Registration. Refunds for course drops during this period is 50% per credit.|
|Fri, Jan 13||Deadline to apply for transfer credit to ensure credit has been recorded to meet course prerequsite requirements for Summer semester registration.|
Last day to change from credit to audit status in a course.
|Mon, Jan 16||Graduation applications open for Summer graduation ceremonies (June).|
Deadline to apply for Douglas College Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for Winter Semester.
|Tue, Jan 17||Last day to drop a course without receiving a “W” on record (subsequent withdrawals receive a notation of “W”).|
Last day to add a course.
|Wed, Jan 18||Fee payment deadline for courses added between December 16 to Jan 17. Students paying after this date will incur late payment penalties of $25 per registered course. Students will NOT be deregistered from courses after this deadline.|
|Mon, Jan 30||Deadline for submission of applications from international students (including all documentation) for the Summer semester.|
|Fri, Feb 17||Outstanding fees for the Winter semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.|
|Mon, Feb 20||BC Family Day – College closed.|
|Tue, Feb 21 to Fri, Feb 24||Study break – classes cancelled.|
|Tue, Feb 21 to Fri, Feb 24||Winter graduation ceremonies.|
|Mon, Feb 27 to Sat, Mar 4||Mid-semester: students may obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses by the course withdrawal deadline of March 6.|
|Mon, Mar 6||Last day to drop a course and receive a “W” on their record.|
|Tue, Mar 7 to Fri, Mar 24||Registration – Summer semester – by College priority|
|Thu, Mar 16||Deadline to apply for full-time, part-time funding and Adult Upgrading Grant funding for the Winter Semester.|
|Fri, Mar 17||Outstanding fees for the Winter semester must be paid in full to avoid an additional late payment penalty of $100.|
|Fri, Mar 31||Deadline to apply for Fall 2023 Entrance Scholarship and Awards|
|Fri, Mar 31||Graduation application deadline for Summer graduation ceremonies (June).|
|Fri, Apr 7||Good Friday – College closed.|
|Mon, Apr 10||Easter Monday – College closed.|
|Thu, Apr 13||Applications open for Douglas College Bursaries, Awards and Scholarships for Summer semester|
|Fri, Apr 14||Last day of classes for Winter semester.|
|Mon, Apr 17||Deadline to pay tuition fees for Summer semester for domestic and returning international students|
|Mon, Apr 17 to Thu, Apr 20||The registration system (add/drop) and wait-listing pages are unavailable from April 17 to April 20 due to processing of fee payments.|
|Mon, Apr 17 – Tue, Apr 25||Examination period.|
|Thu, Apr 20||Grades due at 9:00 am for classes without a final exam|
|Fri, Apr 21||The registration system will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday, April 21 for ALL students. Waitlist offers will be available at 9:00 am April 22 and will expire if not accepted by 11:59 pm Sunday, April 23.|
|Mon, May 1||Deadline for new first-semester international students to withdraw from the Summer 2023 semester and receive 50% refund or defer admission to the Fall 2023 semester.|
|Tue, May 2||Grades due at 9:00 am for classes with a final exam|
|Mon, May 8||First day of classes.|
|Mon, May 22||Victoria Day – College closed.|
|Mon, Jun 12 to Fri, Jun 16||Mid-semester: students may obtain mid-semester standing from instructors during this week in order to make decisions about dropping courses by the course withdrawal deadline of July 10.|
|Tue, Jun 13 to Fri, Jun 16||Summer graduation ceremonies.|
|Mon, Jul 3||In lieu of Canada Day – College closed|
|Mon, Jul 10||Last day to drop a course and receive a grade of W.|
|Mon, Aug 7||BC Day – College closed|
|Wed, Aug 9||Last day of Summer classes|
|Fri, Aug 11 to Sat, Aug 19||Examination period|
|Tue, Aug 15||Grades due at 9:00am for classes without a final exam|
|Thu, Aug 24||Grades due at 9:00am for classes with a final exam|