Deadline Centre

IMPORTANT: These deadlines are particularly for graduate students. There are additional deadlines in the UBC Academic Calendar that apply to all students.
Name Deadline Description
Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (December 31, 2017 Program End Date) Friday, 13 October 2017

Second of four deadlines for December 31, 2017 Program End Date.

Last day for withdrawal from Winter Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of W on academic record Friday, 13 October 2017

Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 1 courses and Distance Education Term A courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (February 2018 Degree Granting) Friday, 13 October 2017

Second of four deadlines for February 2017 Degree Granting.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2017 Graduation) Friday, 20 October 2017

Fourth of four deadlines for Fall 2017 graduation.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Fall 2017 graduation.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for November graduation Friday, 20 October 2017

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for November degree granting and Congregation.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for November graduation Friday, 20 October 2017

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for November degree granting and Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day for withdrawal from Winter full-year courses with withdrawal standing of W on academic record Friday, 24 November 2017

Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most full-year (Terms 1-2) courses and Distance Education Term B courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Appointment of External Examiner form (Spring 2018 Graduation) Friday, 01 December 2017

First of four deadlines for Spring 2018 graduation.

Appointment of External Examiner form (April 30, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 08 December 2017

First of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2018.

Application for February degree granting and May Congregation opens Friday, 15 December 2017

Application for February 2018 degree granting and May 2018 Congregation opens.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (December 31, 2017 Program End Date) Friday, 15 December 2017

Third of four deadlines for December 31, 2017 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for December 31, 2017 Program End Date.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (February 2018 Degree Granting) Friday, 15 December 2017

Third of four deadlines for February 2018 Degree Granting.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for February 2018 Degree Granting.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (December 31, 2017 Program End Date) Friday, 05 January 2018

Fourth of four deadlines for December 31, 2017 Program End Date.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for December 31, 2017 Program End Date.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for December 31 end date Friday, 05 January 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for December 31 2017 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2017/18 Winter Session Term 2.

Last day for withdrawal from Winter Term 2 courses without W on academic record Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Last day for changes between credit and audit for Winter Term 2 courses Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for February degree granting Friday, 19 January 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for February 2018 degree granting. Congregation will be in May 2018.

Last day for application for February degree granting and May Congregation Friday, 19 January 2018

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in February 2018. Congregation ceremony will be in May 2018. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (February 2018 Degree Granting) Friday, 19 January 2018

Fourth of four deadlines for February 2018 Degree Granting.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2018 Degree Granting.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for February degree granting Friday, 19 January 2018

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for February 2018 degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Congregation will be in May 2018.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (Spring 2018 Graduation) Friday, 26 January 2018

Second of four deadlines for Spring 2018 graduation.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (April 30, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 09 February 2018

Second of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2018.

Last day for withdrawal from Winter Term 2 courses with withdrawal standing of W on academic record Friday, 09 February 2018

Last day for withdrawal using the Student Service Centre from most Winter Session Term 2 courses and Distance Education Term C courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a

Last day for application for May degree granting and Congregation Friday, 23 February 2018

Last day for degree granting and Congregation applications to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to graduate in May 2018. Application is made through the Student Service Centre.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (Spring 2018 Graduation) Friday, 23 March 2018

Third of four deadlines for Spring 2018 graduation.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for Spring 2018 graduation.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (April 30, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 06 April 2018

Third of four deadlines for April 30, 2018 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for April 30, 2018 Program End Date.

Appointment of External Examiner form (September 2018 Degree Conferral) Friday, 06 April 2018

First of four deadlines for September 2018 degree conferral.

Appointment of External Examiner form (August 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 20 April 2018

First of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2018.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018 Graduation) Friday, 20 April 2018

Fourth of four deadlines for Spring 2018 graduation.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for Spring 2018 graduation.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for May graduation Friday, 20 April 2018

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be approved by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May 2018 degree granting and Congregation. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for May graduation Friday, 20 April 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for May 2018 degree granting and Congregation.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (April 30, 2018 Program End Date) Monday, 30 April 2018

Fourth of four deadlines for program completion by April 30, 2018.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for April 30, 2018 program end date.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for April 30 end date Monday, 30 April 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for April 30 2018 program end date. Students who meet this deadline will not be assessed tuition and student fees for 2018 Summer.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for April 30 end date Monday, 30 April 2018

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for April 30 2018 program end date. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm.

Last day for changes between credit and audit for SummerTerm 1 courses Friday, 18 May 2018

Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Summer Term 1 courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.

Last day for withdrawal from Summer Term 1 courses without W on academic record Friday, 18 May 2018

Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (September 2018 Degree Conferral) Friday, 01 June 2018

Second of four deadlines for September 2018 degree conferral.

Last day for withdrawal from Summer Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of W on academic record Friday, 01 June 2018

Last day for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 1 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Last Day for Submission of Exam Copies of Doctoral Dissertations (August 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 15 June 2018

Second of four deadlines for program completion by August 31, 2018.

Application for September degree granting and November Congregation opens Friday, 15 June 2018

Application for September 2018 degree granting and November 2018 Congregation opens.

Last day for changes between credit and audit for Summer Term 2 courses Friday, 06 July 2018

Last day for changes between credit and audit for most Summer Term 2 courses. Refer to the online Course Schedule for specific information.  

Last day for withdrawal from SummerTerm 2 courses without W on academic record Friday, 06 July 2018

Last day for change in registration and for withdrawal from most Summer Session Term 2 courses without withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Last day for withdrawal from Summer Term 2 courses with withdrawal standing of W on academic record Friday, 20 July 2018

Last day for withdrawal from most Summer Term 2 courses with withdrawal standing of W recorded on a student's academic record.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (September 2018 Degree Conferral) Friday, 27 July 2018

Third of four deadlines for September 2018 degree conferral.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for September 2018 degree conferral.

Last Day for Final Doctoral Oral Examinations (August 31, 2018 Program End Date) Friday, 10 August 2018

Third of four deadlines for August 31, 2018 Program End Date.

Last day for final doctoral examinations for August 31, 2018 Program End Date.

Last day for application for September degree granting and November Congregation Friday, 17 August 2018

Last day for applications for degree granting and Congregation to be submitted to Enrolment Services by all graduate students expecting to have degrees granted in September 2018. Congregation ceremony will be in November 2018.

Last Day for Acceptance of Final, Approved Doctoral Dissertation (September 2018 Degree Conferral) Friday, 17 August 2018

Fourth of four deadlines for September 2018 degree conferral.

Last day for acceptance of final, approved doctoral dissertation by the Faculty of Graduate Studies for September 2018 degree conferral.

Application for November degree conferral and November Congregation opens Saturday, 18 August 2018

Application for November 2018 degree conferral and November 2018 Congregation opens.

Last day for students to complete all program requirements for September degree granting Friday, 24 August 2018

Last day for students to complete all program requirements (including major papers) for non-thesis master's degrees for September 2018 degree granting. Congregation will be in November 2018.

Last day for G+PS approval of final master’s theses and doctoral dissertations for September degree granting Friday, 24 August 2018

Last day for final master's theses and doctoral dissertations to be accepted by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for September 2018 degree granting. Must be approved and accepted by 4:00 pm. Congregation will be in November 2018.

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