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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 2013, WINTER 2014 & SUMMER 2014
Fall
2013
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. 5-
December 11

September 11September 11September 27October 31
Session A
7 weeks
Sept. 5-
October 23
September 9September 9September 16October 4
Session B
7 weeks
October 24-
Dec. 11
October 28October 28November 3November 21
Winter 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

January 6 -
April 17
January 10January 10 Jan. 27 March 10
Session A
7 weeks
January 6 -
February 28
January 8January 8January 17January 31                    
Session B
7 weeks
March 3 -
April 17
March 7March 7March 12March 31
Summer 2014Duration 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 5- Aug 18 (Break: Jun 23-27)    

May 12May 12May 26July 7
Session A
7 weeks
May 5-June 20May 8May 8May 19June 2
Session B
7 weeks

July 2 - August 18July 4
July 4
July 15July 28

 

IMPORTANT ACADEMIC DATES
FALL 2013, WINTER 2014, and SUMMER 2014

SEPTEMBER 2013
2LABOUR DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED                         
3 & 4
  • New Student Orientation & WHMIS Sessions for new and returning students
  • International Student Documents due at Student Services (Visa and Health Insurance)
5
Classes begin: Full Semester and Foundation Module A
11President's Welcome Reception @ Port (11:45  Start - Classes Suspended  11:45 am to 1:30 pm)
27

Summer Incomplete Grades Due

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

31
  • 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 2013
1
  • Winter 2014  Exchange/ Off Campus Study Application Deadline
  • Application Deadline for Foundation Program (limited).                       
  • Application Deadline for Transfer Students (Advanced Standing) (limited)
4
Last Day to drop Foundation Module A classes
14THANKSGIVING MONDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
15Degree Conferral date for Summer 2013 Graduates
23Last Day of Classes: Foundation Module A
24

Classes Begin: Foundation Module B

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

29Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm) for Module A Classes
30Deadline to apply to Graduate in Winter 2014
31
Last day to drop Full Semester Fall 2013 courses
NOVEMBER 2013
11 REMEMBRANCE DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
14  
Faculty to send copies of Mid-term Warnings issued for Session/Module B  courses to Student Services
15
Final Deadline to pay outstanding fees before being removed from Winter Classes
21
Last day to drop Foundation Module B classes
DECEMBER 2013
1Application Deadline for MDES Program
11Last Teaching Day: Full Semester and Foundation Module B classes end
13Administrative End of Semester
17Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm) for Module B and Full Semester Classes
20UNIVERSITY CLOSES FOR HOLIDAYS AT 4:00 PM
JANUARY 2014
2University Opens (Classes begin January 6)
6Classes Begin: Full Semester and Foundation Module A
15Application Deadline for MFA Program
24

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

31

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 2014
3
Application Deadline for Transfer Students (Advanced Standing) for September entry
14
 Fall 2014 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 2014
17PRESIDENT'S DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
18-21Winter Study Break: February 18-21 (no classes, but university remains open)
28

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 2014
3

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).

6Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm) Module A classes
10   
Last day to drop Full 14-week Winter2014 semester courses
24
Faculty to send copies of mid-term warnings issued for full-semester and Module B courses to Student Services
TBASummer 2014/Fall 2014/Winter 2015 Registration: Registration Priority Period (Degree Students and Credit Certificate Students)
TBASummer 2014/Fall 2014/Winter 2015 Registration:  Non-Degree and Visiting Students
31Last Day to drop Foundation Module B classes
APRIL 2014
17Last Teaching Day:  Full Semester and Foundation Module B Classes End
18
GOOD FRIDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
21
 EASTER MONDAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
24Administrative End of Semester
24Final Day for Grade Submission (4 pm ) Module B and Full Semester Classes
 30 Last 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 2014
17
Graduation and Commencement 2014
19 VICTORIA DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
JUNE 2014
 23-27 Summer Break - No Classes.  University Offices remain open
 25Final Grades due for Session One courses, 4 pm.  Incomplete (INC) grades assigned due by August 19, 2013
 27Faculty to send Mid-term Warnings issued to Student Services for Session Two courses (for mail-out)
JULY 2014
 1CANADA DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
 21Faculty to send Mid-term warnings issued to Student Services for Session Two courses (for mail-out)
 29Final Deadline for students to pay outstanding accounts (up to Summer 2012) before being removed from Fall/Winter classes
 AUGUST 2014
 4NATAL DAY - UNIVERSITY CLOSED
 18Session One Incomplete (INC) grades due
 21Final Grades due to Full Summer and Session Two courses by 4 pm.  Incomplete (INC) grades assigned due September 27, 2013.

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