Term dates

Updated February 1, 2017

Note: The 2018/19 term dates or beyond have not been confirmed 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
Finish Fri., Dec. 2 Fri., Dec. 1 Fri., Nov. 30 Fri., Nov. 29 Thur., Dec. 3 Fri., Dec. 3
Teaching days 61 61 61 61 60 61
Exams
start
Tue., Dec. 6 Tue., Dec. 5 Tue., Dec. 4 Tue., Dec. 3 Mon., Dec. 7 Tue., Dec. 7
Exams
finish
Wed., Dec. 21 Wed., Dec. 20 Wed., Dec. 19 Wed., Dec. 18 Tue., Dec. 22 Wed., Dec. 22
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
Mid-term break Feb. 20–24 Feb. 19–23 Feb. 18-22 Feb. 17-21 Feb. 15-19 Feb. 21-25
Finish Thur, Apr. 6 Fri., Apr. 6 Thur., Apr. 4 Wed., Apr. 8 Thur., Apr. 8 Thur., Apr. 7
Teaching days 62 60 61 62 61 62
Exams
start
Mon., Apr. 10 Tue., Apr. 10 Mon., Apr. 8 Tue., Apr. 14 Mon., Apr. 12 Mon., Apr. 11
Exams
finish
Fri., Apr. 28 Wed., Apr. 25 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 Thur., Jun. 22 Thur., Jun. 21 Thur., Jun. 20 Thur., Jun. 18 Thur., Jun. 17 Thur., 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 Thur., Aug. 13 Thur., Aug. 12 Thur., Aug. 11
Teaching days 28 28 28 28 28 28
Exams
start
Tue., Aug. 15 Tue., Aug. 14 Tue., Aug. 13 Mon., Aug. 17 Mon., Aug. 16 Mon., Aug. 15
Exams finish Sat., Aug. 19 Sat., Aug. 18 Sat., Aug. 17 Fri., Aug. 21 Fri., Aug. 20 Fri., 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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