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 3 & 4 New Student Orientation
May 4 Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term
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

May 23 Victoria Day - College Closure
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 1 For Domestic applicants: Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Spring/Summer 2023
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
June 13 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
June 15
Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Spring 2022
June 15 & 16 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 27 - July 1 Reading Week - Credit classes do not meet. Exceptions: classes in Centre for Entertainment Arts, 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 Canada Day - College Closure
International student application deadline for following term
July 4 Online registration opens for new Upgrading and 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 Heritage Day - College Closure
August 2 For International applicants: 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
August 30 & 31 New Student Orientation
September 1  College Closure
September 2 Fee Deadline Fall Term

Date Details
September 1 College Closure
September 2 Fee deadline for Fall term
September 5 Statutory Holiday - Labour Day
September 6 Start of Fall Term - First Day of Classes
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.

September 15

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
Applications to Graduate open Fall 2022
September 21 Counsellor and Agency Breakfast
September 22 Applications open for Open Studies, English Language Learning and Upgrading Programs for the Winter 2023 Term
September 23 Graduation Conferral date for Spring 2022
September 27 Preview Night
September 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
October 3
For Domestic applicants: Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Fall 2023
Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
October 4 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
October 5 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
October 6
Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies
October 10 Statutory Holiday - Thanksgiving
October 11 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
October 14 Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Fall 2022
October 15 Open House
October 24 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
October 25 Online registration opens for new School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
October 26 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
October 27 Online registration opens for new School of Community learners
October 28 International application deadline for Winter 2023
October 31 Online registration opens for new Upgrading and Open Studies learners
November 7 - November 10 Reading Week - Post-secondary classes do not meet. Exceptions: classes in Centre for Entertainment Arts, 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 24
Transfer Credit Fair
November 25  Graduation Conferral date for Mid-Term Fall 2022
December 1 For International applicants: Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Winter 2024
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 8 Fall Convocation Ceremony
December 15 Application to Graduate deadline for the Fall 2022
December 19 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 21 Grade Submission Deadline
December 23, 2022 - January 2, 2023 Winter Break


Date Details
TBD New Student Orientation
January 9 Fee Deadline of Winter term
January 10 Start of Winter Term - First Day of Classes
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.
January 16  Application to graduate opens for Winter 2023
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 23 Applications open for Open Studies, English Language Learning and Upgrading Programs for the Spring/Summer 2023 Term
January 27 Graduation Conferral date for Fall 2022
February 1 For Domestic Applicants: Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Winter 2024
February 6 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
February 7 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
February 8 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
February 9
Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies learners
February 15   Application to graduate deadline for Mid-Term Winter 2023
February 20 Alberta Family Day - College Closure
February 20 - February 24 Reading Week: Post-secondary classes do not meet. Exceptions: classes in Centre for Entertainment Arts, 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 27 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
February 28 Online registration opens for new School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
March 1 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
March 2 Online registration opens for new School of Community Studies
March 3 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading and Open Studies learners
March 10 International student application deadline for Spring/Sumer 2023
March 13 Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
March 24
Graduation Conferral date for Mid-Term Winter 2023
April 3 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
For International applicants: Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Spring/Summer 2024
April 14
Application to Graduate Deadline for Winter 2023
April 7 - April 10 Good Friday and Easter Monday - College Closure
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
TBD
New Student Orientation
May 5 Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term

 

Date Details
May 5 Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term
May 8 Start of Spring/Summer Term - First Day of Classes
Locker Rentals will be available online starting at 8:00 a.m.
May 15  Applications to Graduate Opens for Spring/Summer 2023
May 17


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 22

Victoria Day - College Closure
Applications open for Open Studies, English Language Learning, and Upgrading Programs for the Fall 2023 Term
May 26
Graduation Conferral date for Winter 2023
June 1 For Domestic applicants: Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Spring/Summer 2024
June 5 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 6 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
June 7 Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
June 8 Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies
June 12 Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
June 15
Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Spring 2023
June 26 Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 27 Online registration opens for new School of Technology and Centre for Entertainment Arts learners
June 28 & June 29 Spring Convocation Ceremonies
June 28 Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
June 29 Online registration opens for new School of Community learners
July 3 Canada Day - College closed in lieu of Statutory Holiday
Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
July 3 - July 7 Reading Week - Credit classes do not meet. Exceptions: classes in Centre for Entertainment Arts, 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 7 International student application deadline for following term
Stampede Parade 
July 26 Graduation Conferral date for mid-term Spring/Summer 2023 
August 1 For International applicants: Applications for Post-Secondary Programs open for Fall 2024
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 7 Heritage Day - College closure  
August 15
Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for the Spring/Summer 2023 term
August 24 Last day of classes and exams of the Spring/Summer 2023 Term
All Lockers must be emptied by 4:00 p.m. The locks must remain on the lockers
August 28 Grade submission deadline
TBD
New Student Orientation
September 1 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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