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Calendars & Dates

2014/2015 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

The full Academic Calendar can be downloaded here in PDF format.

**PLEASE NOTE:

FINANCIAL DATES ARE NOT THE SAME AS ACADEMIC DATES:
SEE FEES AND TUITION


ACADEMIC TERM DATES: FALL 2014, WINTER 2015 & SUMMER 2015
Fall
2014
Duration of ClassLast Day to Add ClassLast Day for
Waitlisted spots to be assigned
Date after which
Withdrawal is recorded on transcript
for dropped classes
Last day to Drop

Full Semester 
14 weeks

Sept. 4-
December 10

September 10September 10September 26October 30
Session A
7 weeks
Sept. 4-
October 22
September 8September 8September 15October 3
Session B
7 weeks
October 23-
Dec. 10
October 27October 27November 3November 20
Winter 2015
Duration of ClassLast Day to Add ClassLast Day for
Waitlisted spots to be assigned
Date after which
Withdrawal is recorded on transcript
for dropped classes
Last Day to Drop

Full Semester 
14 weeks

January 5 -
April 15
January 9
January 9 January 26
 March 9
Session A
7 weeks
January 5 -
February 27
January 7January 7January 16January 30                    
Session B
7 weeks
March 2 -
April 15
March 6March 6March 11March 30
Summer 2015Duration of ClassLast Day to
Add Class
Last day for
Waitlisted spots to be assigned
Date after which
Withdrawal is recorded on transcript
for dropped classes
Last day to Drop

Full Semester 
14 week
s

May 4- Aug 14 (Break: June 22-26)    

May 11May 11May 25July 3
Session A
7 weeks
May 4-June 19May 7May 7May 18June 1
Session B
7 weeks

June 29 - August 14July 02
July 02
July 13July 24

 

IMPORTANT ACADEMIC DATES
FALL 2014, WINTER 2015, and SUMMER 2015

SEPTEMBER 2014
1LABOUR DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED                         
2 & 3
  • New Student Orientation & WHMIS Sessions for new and returning students
  • International Student Documents due at Student Services (Visa and Health Insurance)
4
Classes begin: Full Semester and Foundation Module A
TBAPresident's Convocation @ Port (11:45  Start - Classes Suspended  11:45 am to 1:30 pm)
26

Summer Incomplete Grades Due

Faculty to send copies of Mid-term Warnings issued for Session 1/Module A courses to Student Services

30
  • Last day for new full-time Domestic Students to opt out of Student Health Insurance (online at www.greenshield.ca). Consult SUNSCAD for details.
OCTOBER 2014
1
  • Winter 2015  Exchange/ Off Campus Study Application Deadline
  • Application Deadline for Foundation Program (limited).                       
  • Application Deadline for Transfer Students (Advanced Standing) (limited)
3
Last Day to drop Foundation Module A classes
13THANKSGIVING MONDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
15Degree Conferral date for Summer 2014 Graduates
22Last Day of Classes: Foundation Module A
23

Classes Begin: Foundation Module B

Faculty to send copies of Mid-term Warnings issued for Fall Full Session courses to Student Services

28Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm) for Module A Classes
30Deadline to apply to Graduate in Winter 2015
30
Last day to drop Full Semester Fall 2014 courses
NOVEMBER 2014
11 REMEMBRANCE DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
13 
Faculty to send copies of Mid-term Warnings issued for Session/Module B  courses to Student Services
14
Final Deadline to pay outstanding fees before being removed from Winter Classes
20
Last day to drop Foundation Module B classes
DECEMBER 2014
10Last Teaching Day: Full Semester and Foundation Module B classes end
12Administrative End of Semester
16Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm) for Module B and Full Semester Classes
19
UNIVERSITY CLOSES FOR HOLIDAYS AT 4:00 PM; re-opens January 5, 2015
JANUARY 2015
2University Opens (Classes begin January 5)
5Classes Begin: Full Semester and Foundation Module A
15

Application Deadline for MFA Program & Application Deadline for MDES Program

23

Fall Incomplete Grades Due                                                                                   Faculty to send copies of Mid-term Warnings issued for Session / Module A courses to Student Services

30

Last day for new full-time Domestic Students to opt out of Student Health Insurance (online at www.greenshield.ca). Consult SUNSCAD for details.                              

Last day to drop Session1/Foundation Module A classes

FEBRUARY 2015
2
Application Deadline for Transfer Students (Advanced Standing) for September entry
13
 Fall 2015 Exchange/Off Campus Study Application Deadline
15
  • Degree Conferral Date for students who complete their program in December
  • Deadline to apply to Graduate in Summer or Fall 2015
16PRESIDENT'S DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
17-20Winter Study Break: February 18-21 (no classes, but university remains open)
27

Last Day of Classes: Foundation Module A

Faculty to send copies of Mid-term Warnings issued for Winter Full Semester courses to Student Services

MARCH 2015
2

Classes Begin: Foundation Module B

All outstanding fees must be paid in order to register for future semesters

Application Deadline for Foundation Students (September entry).

5Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm) Module A classes
9   
Last day to drop Full 14-week Winter2015 semester courses
23
Faculty to send copies of mid-term warnings issued for full-semester and Module B courses to Student Services
TBASummer 2015/Fall 2015/Winter 2016 Registration: Registration Priority Period (Degree Students and Credit Certificate Students)
TBASummer 2015/Fall 2015/Winter 2016 Registration:  Non-Degree and Visiting Students
30Last Day to drop Foundation Module B classes
APRIL 2015


3
GOOD FRIDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
6
EASTER MONDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
15Last Teaching Day:  Full Semester and Foundation Module B Classes End
23Administrative End of Semester
23Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm ) Module B and Full Semester Classes
 30Last day for new Full-time Domestic students to opt-out of the Student Health Insurance (online at www.greenshield.ca) See SUNSCAD Resource Coordinator for questions.
MAY 2015
16
Graduation and Commencement 2015
25 VICTORIA DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
JUNE 2015
 22-26 Summer Break - No Classes.  University Offices remain open
 24Final Grades due for Session One courses, 4 pm.  Incomplete (INC) grades assigned due by August 20, 2015
 27Faculty to send Mid-term Warnings issued to Student Services for Session Two courses (for mail-out)
JULY 2015
 1CANADA DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
 20Faculty to send Mid-term warnings issued to Student Services for Session Two courses (for mail-out)
 28Final Deadline for students to pay outstanding accounts (up to Summer 2015) before being removed from Fall/Winter classes
 AUGUST 2015
 3NATAL DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
 17Session One Incomplete (INC) grades due
 20Final Grades due to Full Summer and Session Two courses by 4 pm.  Incomplete (INC) grades assigned due September 26, 2015.

FALL 2013-Winter 2014 Tuition Fees, Payment and Refund Dates


Location

2nd floor of the Duke Block
Granville Campus
5163 Duke Street
Halifax, NS B3J 3J6

Phone: 902.494.8195 / 8129
Fax: 902.425.2987

EmailAdmissions: nscad.ca
Registrar: nscad.ca
Student Services: nscad.ca

Office HoursMonday - Friday
9:30 – 4:00 pm

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