Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Phone: (902) 585-1222 Fax: (902) 585-1081 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Calendar Dates for the 2003-2004 Academic Year
August 28 - 30 International Student Orientation August 30 Residences open for new students September 1 Residences open for returning students September 2 Graduate student registration September 3 Classes begin - fall term September 9 Fee deadline September 12 Last day for course additions September 15 Honours thesis deadline for fall graduation September 30 Last day to opt out of Health Plan or add dependents October 3 Deadline for approved Masters' theses fall graduation October 6 Last day to receive completed honours theses fall graduation October 7 Faculty meeting to approve fall graduates October 13 Thanksgiving Day - no classes October 14 Senate meeting to approve fall graduates ** October 18 Homecoming October 29 Last day to drop 3h first term courses without academic penalty November 11 Remembrance Day - no classes December 2 Last day of classes before exams December 3 - 4 Study days December 5 Examinations begin - fall term December 10 Last day to apply for Spring graduation 2004 December 17 Last day of examinations - fall term December 18 Residences close December 18 Last day of practicum for BEd students January 2 - 3 International Student Orientation January 4 Residences open January 5 Classes begin - winter term January 9 Fee deadline January 14
Last day for course additions
Last day to drop full year courses without academic penalty
January 30 Last day to decrease meal plan February 16 - 20 Study week March 2 Last day to drop winter term courses without academic penalty March 10 Last day to request oral defense of Masters theses March 24 Honours theses deadline for Spring convocation April 8 Last day of classes before exams April 9 Good Friday - no classes April 10 - 11 Study days April 13 Last day for Masters' oral examinations April 13 Winter term examinations start April 16 Deadline for registration for spring courses April 21 Deadline for approved Masters' theses for spring convocation April 23 Last day of practicum for BEd students April 26 Last day of examinations - winter semester April 26 Last day to receive completed honours theses for spring convocation April 27 Residences close May 9 Baccalaureate service May 9,10 Spring Convocation May 11 Classes begin - Intersession 1 (Spring) May 24 Victoria Day - no classes June 16 Classes end - Intersession 1 (Spring) June 18 Deadline for registration for summer courses July 5 Classes begin - Intersession 2 (Summer) August 13 Classes end - Intersession 2 (Summer)
** Students who qualify may receive their diploma in October by act of the Acadia Senate.
There is no fall convocation ceremony. Students who wish to participate in the convocation
ceremony will defer their graduation until the spring.