Term dates

Updated June 1, 2018

Note: The 2019/20 term dates or beyond have not been confirmed 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
Finish Fri, Dec 1 Fri, Nov 30 Fri, Nov 29 Thu, Dec 3 Fri, Dec 3 Fri, Dec 2
Teaching days 61 61 61 60 61 61
Exams start Tue, Dec 5 Tue, Dec 4 Tue, Dec 3 Mon, Dec 7 Tue, Dec 7 Tue, Dec 6
Exams finish Wed, Dec 20 Wed, Dec 19 Wed, Dec 18 Tue, Dec 22 Wed, Dec 22 Wed, Dec 21
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
Mid-term break Feb 19–23 Feb 18-22 Feb 17-21 Feb 15-19 Feb 21-25 Feb 20-24
Finish Fri, Apr 6 Thu, Apr 4 Wed, Apr 8 Thu, Apr 8 Thu, Apr 7 Thu, Apr 6
Teaching days 60 61 62 61 62 62
Exams start Tue, Apr 10 Mon, Apr 8 Tue, Apr 14 Mon, Apr 12 Mon, Apr 11 Tue, Apr 11
Exams finish Wed, Apr 25 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 6 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 Tue, Aug 14 Tue, Aug 13 Mon, Aug 17 Mon, Aug 16 Mon, Aug 15 Tue, Aug 15
Exams finish Sat, Aug 18 Sat, Aug 17 Fri, Aug 21 Fri, Aug 20 Fri, Aug 19 Sat, Aug 19
  1. These dates are subject to change. Each Academic Year is finalized by the January preceding the September start date. If you have questions, please email vancouver.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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