Term dates

Updated June 1, 2018

Note: The 2018/19 term dates have been confirmed by Senate in January, 2018. The 2019/20 term dates or beyond have not been approved by Senate - see note 1 below.

Winter Session

Term 1 2017* (17W) 2018* (18W) 2019*(19W) 2020 (20W) 2021 (21W) 2022 (22W)
Start Tue, Sep 5 Tue, Sep 4 Tue, Sep 3 Tue, Sep 8 Tue, Sep 7 Tue, Sep 6
Midterm break Fri, Nov 10 Fri, Nov 9 Fri, Nov 8 Thu, Nov 12 Fri, Nov 12 Thu, Nov 10
Finish Fri, Dec 1 Fri, Nov 30 Fri, Nov 29 Fri, Dec 4 Fri, Dec 3 Fri, Dec 2
Teaching days 60 60 60 60 60 60
Exams start Mon, Dec 4 Mon, Dec 3 Mon, Dec 2 Mon, Dec 7 Mon, Dec 6 Mon, Dec 5
Exams finish Tue, Dec 19 Tue, Dec 18 Tue, Dec 17 Tue, Dec 22 Tue, Dec 21 Tue, Dec 20
Term 2 2018 (17W) 2019 (18W) 2020 (19W) 2021 (20W) 2022 (21W) 2023 (22W)
Start Wed, Jan 3 Wed, Jan 2 Mon, Jan 6 Mon, Jan 4 Tue, Jan 4 Tue, Jan 3
Midterm break Feb 13–16 Feb 19-22 Feb 18-21 Feb 16-19 Feb 22-25 Feb 21-24
Finish Fri, Apr 6 Thu, Apr 4 Wed, Apr 8 Thu, Apr 8 Thu, Apr 7 Thu, Apr 6
Teaching days 61 62 63 62 63 63
Exams start Mon, Apr 9 Mon, Apr 8 Tue, Apr 14 Mon, Apr 12 Mon, Apr 11 Tue, Apr 11
Exams finish Tue, Apr 24 Fri, Apr 26 Wed, Apr 29 Tue, Apr 27 Fri, Apr 29 Wed, Apr 26

Summer Session

Term 1 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Start Mon, May 14 Mon, May 13 Mon, May 11 Mon, May 10 Mon, May 9 Mon, May 15
Finish Thu, Jun 21 Thu, Jun 20 Thu, Jun 18 Thu, Jun 17 Thu, Jun 16 Thu, Jun 22
Teaching days 28 28 28 28 28 28
Exams start Mon, Jun 25 Mon, Jun 24 Mon, Jun 22 Mon, Jun 21 Mon, Jun 20 Mon, Jun 26
Exams finish Fri, Jun 29 Fri, Jun 28 Fri, Jun 26 Fri, Jun 25 Fri, Jun 24 Fri, Jun 30
Term 2 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Start Tue, Jul 3 Tue, Jul 2 Mon, Jul 6 Mon, Jul 5 Mon, Jul 4 Tue, Jul 4
Finish Fri, Aug 10 Fri, Aug 9 Thu, Aug 13 Thu, Aug 12 Thu, Aug 11 Fri, Aug 11
Teaching days 28 28 28 28 28 28
Exams start Mon, Aug 13 Mon, Aug 12 Mon, Aug 17 Mon, Aug 16 Mon, Aug 15 Mon, Aug 14
Exams finish Fri, Aug 17 Fri, Aug 16 Fri, Aug 21 Fri, Aug 20 Fri, Aug 19 Fri, Aug 18
  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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