Important Dates

Your guide to important dates at Bow Valley College


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) 

Spring/Summer term 2018 (May 3, 2018 - August 22, 2018)

Date Details
April 27
New Student Orientation
May 2
Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term
May 3
Start of Spring/Summer term 
TBA
Lockers will be available for rental 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 tuition refund (excluding confirmation fee)
May 14
Transfer credit submission deadline
May 15
Applications open for Open Studies and Upgrading for Spring term
May 21
College closed for statutory holiday - Victoria Day 
June 4
Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
June 6
Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
June 7
Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
June 12
Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
June 13
Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
June 14
Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
June 15
Online registration opens for Open Studies courses
June 19 Spring Convocation
June 20
Spring Convocation
June 25
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
July 2
College closed in lieu of Canada Day (July 1)
July 6
Stampede Parade - No Classes
August 6
College closed for statutory holiday - Heritage Day 
August 15
Last day of Spring/Summer term (Schools of Community Studies, Creative Technologies, and Health and Wellness) 
August 22
Last day of Spring/Summer term (Chiu School of Business programs, and ELL and Foundational Learning programs) 

Fall term 2018 (August 30, 2018 - December 19, 2018)

Date Details
August 22
New Student Orientation
August 29
Fee deadline for Fall term
August 30
Start of Fall term 
TBA
Lockers will be available for rental online starting at 8:00 a.m.
September 3
College closed for statutory holiday - Labour Day 
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
October 8
College closed for statutory holiday - Thanksgiving Day 
October 15
Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
October 17
Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
October 18
Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
October 22
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 23
Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
October 24
Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
October 25
Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
October 26
Online registration opens for Open Studies courses
November 12
College closed in lieu of Remebrance Day statutory holiday (November 11)
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) 

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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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