Important Dates

Your guide to important dates at Bow Valley College


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 
May 3
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 tuition refund (excluding confirmation fee)
May 14
Transfer credit submission deadline
May 15
Applications open for Open Studies and Upgrading for Fall 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 22
Last day of Spring/Summer term
August 22
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers. Returning Learners for the Fall Term must also empty their lockers and re-apply on August 30.

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 
August 30
Locker Rentals will be available 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 19
Last day of Fall term

Winter term 2019 (January 7, 2019 - April 25, 2019)

Date Details
January 3
New Student Orientation
January 4
Fee deadline for Winter term
January 7
Start of Winter term 
TBA
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 Open Studies and Upgrading for Spring/Summer term
February 4
Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
February 6
Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
February 7
Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
February 12
Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
February 12 Winter Convocation
February 13
Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
February 14
Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
February 15
Online registration opens for Open Studies courses
February 18
College closed for statutory holiday - Family Day
February 27
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 19 College closed for statutory holiday - Good Friday
April 22
College closed - Easter Monday
April 25
Last day of Winter term

Spring/Summer term 2019 (May 2, 2019 - August 21, 2019)

Date Details
April 25
New Student Orientation
May 1
Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term
May 2
Start of Spring/Summer term 
May TBA
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 TBA
Applications open for Open Studies and Upgrading for Fall term
May 20
College closed for statutory holiday - Victoria Day 
June 3
Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
June 4
Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
June 5
Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
June 11 & 12
Spring Convocation
June 11
Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness diploma learners (Pharmacy Technician and Practical Nurse)
June 12
Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
June 12
Online registration opens for new Community Studies and Creative Technologies learners
June 14
Online registration opens for Open Studies courses
June 24
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 1
College closed for Canada Day
July 5
Stampede Parade - No Classes
August 6
College closed for statutory holiday - Heritage Day 
August 21
Last day of Spring/Summer term
August TBA
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers. Returning Learners for the Fall Term must also empty their lockers and re-apply at the end of August (date TBA).


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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 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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