International students should also review the deadlines and important dates which apply to them.

 

COVID-19 Supplementary Information

If you are a newly-admitted student and are concerned about your ability to start studies, email admissions@bowvalleycollege.ca to discuss your options. Depending on your program, you may be able to defer your start to the next available start date, take a reduced course load, or withdraw from your program.

 

Winter Term 2021 (January 11, 2021 - April 28, 2021)

In response to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, the college is postponing the start of the Winter term to January 11, 2021. As a result, other dates such as the course drop deadline and payment deadline has been changed. 

Date Details
January 8  Fee Deadline for payment of tuition and fees for the Winter Term
January 11 Start of Winter Term - First Day of Classes
January 15
Applications to graduate open for Winter 2021
January 18
Transfer Credit Deadline: last day to apply for transfer credit
January 20 Drop Deadline: Last day to cancel/drop courses or programs in the current term and be eligible for 100% tuition refund (excluding the confirmation fee)
January 25  Applications open for English Language Learning and Upgrading for the Spring 2021 Term
January 28 Conferral date for Fall 2020
February 9 Winter Convocation Ceremony - virtual
February 15

Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Winter 2021
College closed for Alberta Family Day 
February 15 - February 19  Reading Week: Credit classes do not meet. Exceptions: classes in Health Care Aide, Practical Nurse. Clinical, practicum, preceptorship and work experience courses do not have a break during Reading Week, as well as all courses in English Language Learning and Academic Upgrading programs.
March 1  Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
March 2  Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology learners
March 3  Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners 
March 4
  
Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies learners
International student application deadline for following term
March 9 & 10  Career Exploration Day
March 15  Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
March 16  Online registration opens for new School of Technology learners  
March 17  Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners 
March 18  Online registration opens for new School of Community Studies 
March 19 Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
March 19  Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
March 23 Conferral date for mid-term Winter 2021
March 26  Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
April 1 Applications for career programs open for Spring/Summer 2022 
Application to Graduate Deadline for 2021 Winter and Registration for 2021 Spring Convocation Ceremony
Withdrawal Deadline for full-time programs: Last day to withdraw from a course in the current term and receive a "W" grade. Withdrawals after this date will result in an "F" grade
 April 2 - April 5 College closed for Good Friday and Easter Monday
 April 28 Last day of classes and exams for the Winter term
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers
April 30 Grade submission deadline
May 4  New Student Orientation 
 Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term

 

Spring/Summer term 2021 (May 5, 2021 - August 24, 2021)

Date Details
May 5 Start of Spring/Summer Term - First Day of Classes
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.
May 14


Drop Deadline: Last day to cancel/drop courses or programs in the current term and be eligible for 100% tuition refund, excluding the confirmation fee
Transfer Credit Deadline: Last day to apply for transfer credit.
 

May 17

Applications to Graduate Opens for 2021 Spring/Summer

Applications open for Upgrading for Fall 2021 Term
May 24 College Closed for Victoria Day
May 25  Preview Night 
May 28 Graduation Conferral date for Winter 2021
June 7 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 8 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology learners
June 9 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners 
June 10 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies 
June 15 Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for mid-term Spring 2021
TBD Spring Convocation Ceremonies
June 21 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 22 Online registration opens for new School of Technology learners  
June 23 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners 
June 24 Online registration opens for new School of Community learners 
June 25 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
June 28 - July 2 Reading Week - Credit classes do not meet. Exceptions: classes in Health Care Aide, Practical Nurse. Clinical, practicum, preceptorship and work experience courses do not have a break during Reading Week, as well as all courses in English Language Learning and Academic Upgrading programs.
July 1 College closed for Canada Day 
July 5 Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
International student application deadline for following term
July 9  Stampede Parade - no classes 
July 26 Graduation Conferral date for mid-term Spring/Summer 2021
August 2 College closed for Heritage Day
August 3 Applications for Career programs open for Fall 2022
Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for the Spring/Summer 2021 term
Withdrawal Deadline for full-time programs: Last day to withdraw from a course in the current term and receive a "W" grade. Withdrawals after this date will result in an "F" grade
August 24 Last day of classes and exams of the Spring/Summer 2021 Term
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers
August 26 Grade submission deadline
August 31 New Student Orientation
Fee Deadline Fall Term

 

Fall term 2021 (September 1, 2021 - December 21, 2021)

Date Details
September 1 Start of Fall Term - First Day of Classes
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.
September 6

Statutory Holiday - Labour Day

September 10

Drop Deadline: Last day to cancel/drop courses or programs in the current term and be eligible for 100% tuition, refund, excluding the confirmation fee

Transfer Credit Deadline: last day for transfer credit 
September 13 Upgrading for Winter 2022 term applications open
September 22 Counsellor Breakfast 
September 23 Graduation Conferral date for Spring 2021
September 24 Applications to Graduate open Fall 2021 
September 28 Preview Night
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology learners
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners 
TBD
Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies 
October 11  Statutory Holiday - Thanksgiving 
October 15 Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Fall 2021
October 16 Open House
 TBD Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
 TBD Online registration opens for new School of Technology learners  
 TBD Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners 
 TBD Online registration opens for new School of Community learners 
October 29 International application deadline for following term 
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
TBD Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
November 8 - November 12 Reading Week - Post-secondary classes do not meet. Exceptions: classes in Health Care Aide, Practical Nurse. Clinical, practicum, preceptorship and work experience courses do not have a break during Reading Week, as well as all courses in English Language Learning and Academic Upgrading programs.
November 11 Statutory Holiday - Remembrance Day 
November 18 Transfer Credit Fair  
November 25 Graduation Conferral date for Mid-Term Fall 2021
December 1 Applications for Career Programs open for Winter 2023 
Withdrawal Deadline for full-time programs: Last day to withdraw from a course in the current term and receive a "W" grade. Withdrawals after this date will result in an "F" grade
December 15  Application to Graduation deadline for Fall 2021
December 21  Last day of classes and exams for the Fall term
 All lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers 
December 23  Grade Submission Deadline
December 24, 2021 - January 3, 2022  Winter Break
January 7, 2022  Fee Deadline of Winter term


Office of the Registrar and Enrolment Services

Registrar Services

South Campus, First Floor
345 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1400
registrar@bowvalleycollege.ca

Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The College is closed on weekends and holidays.

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