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Athabasca University

Graduate Counselling Academic Schedule

Spring 2020
May 1 Submit Application to Graduate if completing program
May 1 First day for students to register in Fall session courses starting in September
May 6 First day of Spring session courses
May 15 Requests for transfer credit for Fall session
May 18 Victoria Day — University closed
May 21, 22, 25, 26 Virtual Intensive Seminars (required for 672)
June 6 Last day for early withdrawal from Spring session courses
No record of the course will appear on the transcript
June 26 New student program orientation begins
July 1 Submitted Typhon, MC - Practicum Placement Request Form
July 1 Canada Day — University closed
July 1 Last day for students to register and pay tuition for Fall session courses starting in September
July 4 Last day for late withdrawal from Spring session courses
Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing
July 15, 17, 18 Virtual Intensive Seminars (required for GCAP 672)
July 31 Deadline to apply for Fall 2020 Convocation.
Aug. 1 Submit Application to Graduate if completing program
Aug. 3 Civic holiday — University closed
Aug. 4 Last day of Spring session courses
Fall 2020
Sept. 1 First day for students to register in Winter session courses starting in January
Sept. 1 Submit Application to Graduate if completing program
Sept. 7 Labour Day — University closed
Sept. 9 First day of Fall session courses
Oct. 9 Last day for early withdrawal from Fall session courses
No record of the course will appear on the transcript
Oct. 12 Thanksgiving Day — University closed
Nov. 1 Last day for students to register in Winter session courses starting in January
Tuition fees are due
Nov. 1 Submitted Typhon, MC - Practicum Placement Request Form
Nov 4-10 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
Nov. 8 Last day for withdrawal from Fall session courses
Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing
Nov 11-17 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
Nov. 11 Remembrance Day — University closed
Nov 18-24 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
Dec. 1 Submit Application to Graduate if completing program
Dec. 8 Last day of Fall session courses
Dec. 25/20 - Jan 4/21 The University will close at 4:30 p.m. on December 24, 2020 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on January 4, 2021 — University closed
Winter 2021
Jan. 1 First day for students to register in Spring session courses starting in May
Jan. 6 First day of Winter session courses
Feb. 1 Last day for students to register and pay tuition for Spring session courses starting in May
Feb. 6 Last day for early withdrawal from Winter session courses
No record of the course will appear on the transcript
Feb. 15 Family Day (Alberta)— University closed
Mar. 6 Last day for Withdrawal from Winter session courses
Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing
March 3-9 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
GCAP 682: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
March 10-16 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
GCAP 682: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
March 17-23 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
GCAP 682: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
Apr. 1 Submit Application to Graduate if completing program
Apr. 2-5 Last day of Winter session courses
Apr. 6 Easter break — University closed
Spring 2021
May 1 First day for students to register in Fall session courses starting in September
May 5 First day of Spring session courses
May 15 Requests for transfer credit for Fall session
May 24 Victoria Day — University closed
June 1 Last day for students to register and pay tuition for Fall session courses starting in September
June 5 Last day for early withdrawal from Spring session courses
No record of the course will appear on the transcript
June 26 New student program orientation begins
June 30-July 6 GCAP 682: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
July 1 Submitted Typhon, MC – Practicum Placement Request Form
July 1 Canada Day — University closed
July 3 Last day for late withdrawal from Spring session courses
Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing
July 7-13 GCAP 682: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
July 14-20 GCAP 682: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Intensive Seminars
Aug. 1 Submit Application to Graduate if completing program
Aug. 2 Civic holiday — University closed
Aug. 3 Last day of Spring session courses
Fall 2021
Sept. 1 First day for students to register in Winter session courses starting in January
Sept. 6 Labour Day — University closed
Sept. 8 First day of Fall session courses
Oct. 1 Last day for students to register in Winter session courses starting in January
Tuition fees are due
Oct. 8 Last day for early withdrawal from Fall session courses
No record of the course will appear on the transcript
Oct. 11 Thanksgiving Day — University closed
Nov. 3-9 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Seminars
Nov. 8 Last day for withdrawal from Fall session courses
Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing
Nov. 10-16 GCAP 681: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Seminars
Nov. 11 Remembrance Day — University closed
Nov. 17-23 GCAP 685: Two 4-hour Practicum Virtual Seminars
Dec. 1 Submit Application to Graduate if completing program
Dec. 7 Last day of Fall session courses
Dec. 25/21 - Jan 4/22 The University will close at 4:30 p.m. on December 24, 2021 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on January 4, 2022 — University closed

Information effective September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

Updated September 14 2020 by laurab

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