Important Dates

Your guide to important dates at Bow Valley College


Fall term 2017 (August 30, 2017 - December 12, 2017)

Date Details
August 23 New Student Orientation
August 29 Fee deadline for Fall term
August 30  Start of Fall term 
September 4 Labour Day – College closed
September 11
Drop Deadline: Last day to cancel/drop courses or programs in the current term and be eligible for tuition refund (excluding confirmation fee)
September 11 Transfer credit submission deadline
September 12  Applications open for Open Studies and Upgrading for Winter term
September 30 Last day to submit health and dental waivers
October 9 Thanksgiving – College closed
October 10 College-wide meeting day (independent study – no classes)
October 16
Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse) 
October 18
Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
October 19
Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
October 23 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
October 24
Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse) 
October 25
Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners 
October 26
Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners 
October 27
Online registration opens for Open Studies courses 
November 13 Statutory holiday in lieu of Remembrance Day – College closed
December 12 Last day of Fall term (Schools of Community Studies, Creative Technologies, and Health and Wellness)
December 19 Last day of Fall term (Chiu School of Business programs, and ELL and Foundational Learning programs)
December 20
Last day to clean out rental lockers. All lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m.
December 22, 2017 to January 1, 2018
Holiday break – College closed

Winter term 2018 (January 8, 2018 - April 20, 2018)

Date Details
January 4
New Student Orientation
January 5
Fee deadline for Winter term
January 8
Start of Winter term 
January 8 Lockers will be available for rental online starting at 8:00 a.m.
January 17
Drop Deadline: Last day to cancel/drop courses or programs in the current term and be eligible for tuition refund (excluding confirmation fee)
January 17
Transfer credit submission deadline
January 18 Applications open for Open Studies and Upgrading for Spring term
February 5
Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
February 7
Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
February 8
Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
February 13
Convocation Ceremony (Jack Singer Concert Hall)
February 13
Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
February 14
Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
February 15
Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
February 16
Online registration opens for Open Studies courses
February 19 College closed for statutory holiday - Family Day
February 20
College Professional Development Day - independent study day (no classes)
February 28
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
March 30 to April 2
College closed for Good Friday and Easter Monday
April 20
Last day of Winter term (Schools of Community Studies, Creative Technologies, and Health and Wellness)
April 26
Last day of Winter term (Chiu School of Business programs, and ELL and Foundational Learning programs) 

Contact us

Client Services

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

Hours
Monday to Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The College is closed on statutory holidays.

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