International students should also review the deadlines and important dates which apply to them.

Spring/Summer term 2020 (May 4, 2020 - August 21, 2020)

COVID-19 Supplementary Information

The college is planning to start the Spring/Summer 2020 term as scheduled on Monday, May 4, 2020. If you are a newly-admitted student scheduled to begin this May 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 until September, take a reduced course load, or withdraw from your program.

Date Details
April 29
New Student Orientation
May 4
Start of Spring/Summer term 
May 4
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
Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term
Transfer credit submission deadline
May 15 Applications open for Career Programs for the 2021 Spring term
May 18
College Closed for Victoria Day
May 25  Applications open for Academic Upgrading and English Language Learning for Fall term
May 28 New Student Preview Night (for the Fall term) 
June 1
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
June 2 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Creative Technologies learners
June 3
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
June 4
7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Community Studies learners
June 26 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
June 17 & 18 Spring Convocation (online)
June 29 to July 3
Reading Week - Credit Classes do not meet.  Exceptions: School of Foundational Learning, School of Global Access, clinical, practicum, preceptorship and work experience courses do not have a break during Reading Week. 
July 1
College closed for Canada Day
July 6  7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
July 7  7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Creative Technologies learners
July 8  7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
July 9  7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Community Studies learners
July 10  7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
August 3
College closed for Heritage Day
August 4

Applications open for Career Programs for the 2021 Fall term
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 17  Applications open for the Practical Nurse for Internationally Educated Nurses Diploma Program for the 2021 Fall term
August 21
Last day of Spring/Summer term
August 31  Fee deadline for Fall term

 

Fall term 2020 (September 1, 2020 - December 18, 2020)

Date Details
August 31 Fee deadline for Fall term
September 1 Start of Fall Term - First Day of Classes
September 7
College Closed for 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 to apply for transfer credit
September 11 Upgrading for 2021 Winter term applications open
September 15 Applications to Graduate Open for Fall 2020
September 22 Conferral date for Spring 2020
September 23 Counsellor Breakfast (hosted virtually)
September 29 Preview Night (hosted virtually)
October 5 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Pharmacy Technician and pre- cohort Practical Nurse learners
October 6 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Creative Technology learners 
October 7 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
October 8 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies learners
October 12 College Closed for Thanksgiving
October 15  Application to Graduate submission deadline for mid-term Fall 2020
October 26 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
October 27 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Creative Technology learners 
October 28 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
October 29 7:30 a.m. Online registration opens for new Community Studies
TBD Open House (hosted virtually)
October 30 7:30 a.m. Online registration for ongoing Upgrading learners 
International student application deadline for following term
November 9 7:30 a.m. Online registration for new Upgrading learners 
November 9 - November 13 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.
November 11 College closed for Remembrance Day 
November 19  Transfer Credit Fair (hosted virtually) 
TBD Application for career programs open for 2022 Winter 
November 25 Conferral date for mid-term Fall 2020
December 1  Deadline for application to graduate for Fall 2020
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 18 Last day of classes and exams for Fall term
December 22 Grade submission deadline
December 24 - January 1, 2021 College is closed for Winter break 
January 6, 2021 New Student Orientation 
Fee Deadline for Winter Term

 

Winter Term 2021 (January 7, 2021 - April 28, 2021)

Date Details
January 7 Start of Winter Term - First Day of Classes
January 15
Applications to graduate open for Winter 2021
January 18
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
TBD Applications open for Upgrading for Spring term
January 28 Conferral date for Fall 2020
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Pharmacy Technician and pre- cohort Practical Nurse learners
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies and Creative Technology learners
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
TBD Winter Convocation Ceremony
February 15

Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for Mid-Term Winter 2021
College closed for Alberta Family Day 
February 15 - February 19  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.
 TBD Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
 TBD Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners
 TBD Online registration opens for new School of Community Studies and Creative Technology learners
 TBD Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
March 4 International student application deadline for following term
March 9 & 10 Career Exploration Day
March 23 Conferral date for mid-term Winter 2021
TBD  Applications for career programs open for Spring/Summer 2022
April 1  Application to Graduate Deadline for 2021 Winter and Registration for 2021 Spring Convocation Ceremony
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 2 - April 5 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
April 30 Grade submission deadline
May 4  New Student Orientation 
 Fee deadline for Spring/Summer term

 

Spring/Summer term 2021 (May 5, 2021 - August 24, 2021)

Date Details
May 5 Start of Spring/Summer Term - First Day of Classes
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.
Conferral date for Spring/Summer 2021
May 16
 TBD Applications open for Upgrading for Fall 2021 Term
May 24 College Closed for Victoria Day
May 25  Preview Night 
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Pharmacy Technician and pre- cohort Practical Nurse learners
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Chiu School of Business learners
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing School of Community Studies and Creative Technology learners
TBD Online registration opens for ongoing Upgrading learners
June 15 Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for mid-term Spring 2021
TBD Spring Convocation Ceremonies
TBD Online registration opens for new School of Health and Wellness learners (eligible programs)
TBD  Online registration opens for new Chiu School of Business learners

TBD Online registration opens for new School of Community Studies and Creative Technology learners
TBD Online registration opens for new Upgrading learners
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 College closed for Canada Day 
July 5 International student application deadline for following term
July 9  Stampede Parade - no classes 
July 26 Conferral date for mid-term Spring/Summer 2021
August 2 College closed for Heritage Day
August 3 Application to Graduate Submission Deadline for the Spring/Summer 2021 term
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 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 31 New Student Orientation
Fee Deadline Fall Term
September 1 Start of Fall term - First day of classes


Office of the Registrar and Enrolment Services

Registrar Services

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

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

The College is closed on statutory holidays.

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