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

Winter term 2020 (January 7, 2020 - April 27, 2020)

Date Details
January 3
New Student Orientation
January 6
Fee deadline for Winter term
January 7
Start of Winter term 
January 7
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.
January 16
Drop Deadline: Last day to cancel/drop courses or programs in the current term and be eligible for tuition refund (excluding confirmation fee)
January 16
Transfer credit submission deadline
January 17
Applications open for Academic Upgrading for Spring term
February 10
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
February 11
Winter Convocation
February 12 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
February 13
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
February 17
Family Day
February 18 to 21
Reading Week - Credit Classes do not meet.  Exceptions: School of Foundational Learning, School of Global Access, clinical, practicum, preceptorship and work experience courses do not have a break during Reading Week.
February 19
Professional Development Day - No classes
February 24
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
February 25 
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
February 26
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
February 27
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
March 2 
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
March 3 
9:00 a.m. Online registration opens for Open Studies courses  
March 13
Career Exploration Day
April 1
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 10 - April 13
College closed for Good Friday and Easter
April 15  Application to Graduate and Convocation Ceremony Registration (Spring 2020) deadlines for learners completing in Winter 2019 
April 27
Last day of Winter term
April 27
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers. 

Spring/Summer term 2020 (May 4, 2020 - August 21, 2020)

COVID-19 Supplementary Information

The college is planning to start the Spring/Summer 2020 term as scheduled on Monday, May 4, 2020. If you are a newly-admitted student scheduled to begin this May 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 until September, take a reduced course load, or withdraw from your program.

Date Details
April 29
New Student Orientation
May 1
Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term
May 4
Start of Spring/Summer term 
May 4
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.
May 13
Drop Deadline: Last day to cancel/drop courses or programs in the current term and be eligible for tuition refund (excluding confirmation fee)
May 13
Transfer credit submission deadline
May 14
Applications open for Academic Upgrading for Fall term
May 15 Applications open for Career Programs for the 2021 Spring term
May 18
College Closed for Victoria Day
May 28 New Student Preview Night (for the Fall term) 
June 8
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 10
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
June 11
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
June 11
Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
June 16
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 17
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
June 18
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
June 18
Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners 
June 19
8:00 a.m. Online registration opens for Open Studies courses
TBA
Spring Convocation
June 29 to July 3
Reading Week - Credit Classes do not meet.  Exceptions: School of Foundational Learning, School of Global Access, clinical, practicum, preceptorship and work experience courses do not have a break during Reading Week. 
July 1
College closed for Canada Day
July 3
Stampede Parade - No classes
August 3
College closed for Heritage Day
August 4
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 21
Last day of Spring/Summer term
August 21
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers. 


Contact us

Client Services

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345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1400
clientservices@bowvalleycollege.ca 

Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The College is closed on statutory holidays.

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