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.

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 Open Studies, English Language Learning, and Upgrading Programs for the Fall 2021 Term
Applications open for Health Care Aide for English Language Learners Program for Fall 2021 term
May 24 College Closed for Victoria Day
May 25 Preview Night
May 28 Graduation Conferral date for Winter 2021
June 1 Applications open for Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) Programs for the Fall 2021 Term
June 21 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 22 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology learners
June 23 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
June 24 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies
June 15
Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for mid-term Spring 2021
Spring Convocation Ceremonies
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 & 2 College closed for Canada Day
July 5 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
International student application deadline for following term
July 6 Online registration opens for new School of Technology learners
July 7 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
July 8 Online registration opens for new School of Community learners
July 9
Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
July 19 Online registration opens for Open Studies learners
July 26 Graduation Conferral date for mid-term Spring/Summer 2021
August 2 College closed for Heritage Day
August 3 Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Fall 2022
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 6 Deadline for study permits for International learners 
August 15 Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for the Spring/Summer 2021 term
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 30 & August 31 New Student Orientation
August 31 Fee Deadline Fall Term

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 Applications open for Upgrading for the Winter 2022 Term
September 22 Counsellor and Agency Breakfast
September 23 Graduation Conferral date for Spring 2021
September 24 Applications to Graduate open Fall 2021
September 28 Preview Night
October 4
Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
October 5 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology learners
October 6 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
October 7
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
October 25 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
October 26 Online registration opens for new School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
October 27 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
October 28 Online registration opens for new School of Community learners
October 29 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
International application deadline for following term
November 8 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 Post-Secondary 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 20 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

Date Details
January 10 Start of Winter Term - First Day of Classes
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.
January 19


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
January 24 Applications open for Open Studies, English Language Learning and Upgrading Programs for the Spring/Summer 2022 Term
January 28 Graduation Conferral date for Fall 2021
January 31 Application to graduate opens for Winter 2022
TBD Winter Convocation Ceremony


Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Winter 2021
February 7 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
February 8 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
February 9 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
February 10
Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies learners
February 21 College closed for Alberta Family Day
February 21 - February 25 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.
February 25 Application closes for Mid-Term Winter 2022
February 28 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
March 1 Online registration opens for new School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
March 2 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
March 3 Online registration opens for new School of Community Studies
March 4 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
International student application deadline for following term
March 8 & March 9 Career Exploration Day
March 14 Online registration opens for new Upgrading and Open Studies learners
March 23 Graduation Conferral date for Mid-Term Winter 2022
April 1 Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Spring/Summer 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
April 15 Application to Graduate Deadline for Winter 2022and Registration for Spring Convocation Ceremony
April 15 - April 18 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
May 2 Grade submission deadline
May 3 & 4 New Student Orientation
May 4 Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term

 

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 16


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 Spring/Summer2022

Applications open for Upgrading for the Fall 2022 Term
May 23 College Closed for Victoria Day
May 24 Applications open for Open Studies, English Language Learning, and Upgrading Programs for the Fall 2022 Term
May 27 Graduation Conferral date for Winter 2022
May 31 Preview Night
June 6 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 7 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
June 8 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
June 9 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies
TBD
Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Spring 2022
TBD Spring Convocation Ceremonies
June 20 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 21 Online registration opens for new School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
June 22 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
June 23 Online registration opens for new School of Community learners
June 24 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
June 27 - July 1 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
International student application deadline for following term
July 4
Online registration opens for new Upgrading Open Studies learners
July 8 College closed for Stampede Parade - No Classes
July 25 Graduation Conferral date for mid-term Spring/Summer 2022
August 1 College closed for Heritage Day
August 2 Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Fall 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
August 15 Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for the Spring/Summer 2022 term
August 24 Last day of classes and exams of the Spring/Summer 2022 Term
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers
August 26 Grade submission deadline
TBD New Student Orientation
August 31 Fee Deadline Fall Term


For administrative purposes, this page serves as the College's "Annual Schedule of Deadlines for Tuition and Fees" for the academic calendar.

  • If you are currently studying in a post-secondary program at BVC, please register for your courses via mybvc to ensure your enrolments and fees are processed appropriately.
  • Cart total based on domestic tuition rates. For information about International Tuition rates please see Fee Information
  • If you anticipate applying for a student loan, your payment will be refunded to you based on your loan award once your funding has been received by BVC.

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