Term dates

Updated February 24, 2017

Note: The 2017/18 term dates have been confirmed by Senate in January, 2017. The 2018/19 term dates or beyond have not been approved by Senate - see note 1 below.

Winter Session

Term 1 2016 (16W) 2017* (17W)    2018* (18W)        2019*(19W) 2020 (20W) 2021 (21W)
Start Tue., Sep. 6 Tue., Sep. 5   Tue., Sep. 4 Tue, Sep. 3 Tue., Sep. 8 Tue., Sep. 7
Midterm
break
Thu., Nov. 10 Fri., Nov. 10   Fri., Nov. 9 Fri., Nov. 8 Thu., Nov. 12 Fri., Nov. 12
Finish Fri., Dec. 2 Fri., Dec. 1   Fri., Nov. 30 Fri., Nov. 29 Fri., Dec. 4 Fri., Dec. 3
Teaching
days
60 60   60 60 60 60
Exams
start
Mon., Dec. 5 Mon., Dec. 4   Mon., Dec. 3 Mon., Dec. 2 Mon., Dec. 7 Mon., Dec. 6
Exams
finish
Tue., Dec. 20 Tue., Dec. 19   Tue., Dec. 18 Tue., Dec. 17 Tue., Dec. 22 Tue., Dec. 21
Term 2 2017 (16W) 2018 (17W)    2019 (18W)          2020 (19W) 2021 (20W) 2022 (21W)
Start Tue., Jan. 3 Wed, Jan. 3 Wed., Jan. 2 Mon., Jan. 6 Mon., Jan. 4 Tue., Jan. 4
Midterm
break
Feb. 14–17 Feb. 13–16 Feb. 12-15 Feb. 11-14 Feb. 9-12 Feb. 15-18
Finish Thu., Apr 6 Fri., Apr. 6 Thu., Apr. 4 Wed., Apr. 8 Thu., Apr. 8 Thu., Apr. 7
Teaching
days
63 61 62 63 62 63
Exams
start
Mon., Apr. 10 Mon., Apr. 9 Mon., Apr. 8 Tue., Apr. 14 Mon., Apr. 12 Mon., Apr. 11
Exams
finish
Fri., Apr. 28 Tue., Apr. 24 Fri., Apr. 26 Wed., Apr. 29 Tue., Apr. 27 Fri., Apr. 29

Summer Session

Term 1  2017 2018     2019                 2020  2021 2022
Start Mon., May 15 Mon., May 14 Mon., May 13 Mon., May 11 Mon., May 10 Mon., May 9
Finish Thu., Jun. 22 Thu., Jun. 21 Thu., Jun. 20 Thu., Jun. 18 Thu., Jun. 17 Thu., Jun. 16
Teaching days 28 28 28 28 28 28
Exams 
start
Mon., Jun. 26 Mon., Jun. 25 Mon., Jun. 24 Mon., Jun. 22 Mon., Jun. 21 Mon., Jun. 20
Exams 
finish
Fri., Jun. 30 Fri., Jun. 29 Fri., Jun. 28 Fri., Jun. 26 Fri., Jun. 25 Fri., Jun. 24
Term 2 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Start Tue., Jul. 4 Tue., Jul. 3 Tue., Jul. 2 Mon., Jul. 6 Mon., Jul. 5 Mon., Jul. 4
Finish Fri., Aug. 11 Fri., Aug. 10 Fri., Aug. 9 Thu., Aug. 13 Thu., Aug. 12 Thu., Aug. 11
Teaching days 28 28 28 28 28 28
Exams 
start
Mon, Aug. 14 Mon., Aug. 13 Mon., Aug. 12 Mon., Aug. 17 Mon., Aug. 16 Mon., Aug. 15
Exams finish Fri., Aug. 18 Fri, Aug. 17
 
Fri., Aug. 16 Fri., Aug. 21 Fri., Aug. 20 Fri., Aug. 19
  1. These are draft term and examination dates and are subject to change. Each Academic Year is normally finalized by the January preceding the September start date. If you have questions, please contact okanagan.senate@ubc.ca.
  2. In the calculation of teaching days, full-day orientations approved by Senate, statutory holidays, and exam periods are not counted.

*Years marked with an asterisk have three Monday statutory holidays (or days in lieu of statutory holidays falling on weekends) in Term 1. 

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