Academic Schedule

Academic Schedule for future year(s)

Note: Some vocational and trades programs may start or end on dates that do not coincide with the semester-based dates below. Please contact the appropriate department for more information.

KPU Holidays/Closures

Event Date
Labour Day Mon Sep 02, 2019
Thanksgiving Mon Oct 14, 2019
Remembrance Day Mon Nov 11, 2019
Holiday closure Mon Dec 23, 2019 – Wed Jan 1, 2020
Family Day Mon Feb 17, 2020
Good Friday Fri Apr 10, 2020
Easter Sunday Mon Apr 13, 2020
Victoria Day Mon May 18, 2020
Canada Day Wed Jul 01, 2020
BC Day Mon Aug 03, 2020

Semester Duration

Term Date
Fall 2019 Sep 03 – Dec 18, 2019
Spring 2020 Jan 03 – Apr 30, 2020
Summer 2020 May 11 – Aug 26, 2020

Full Semester Dates

Term Fall Spring Summer
First day of classes Tue Sep 03, 2019 Fri Jan 03, 2020 Mon May 11, 2020
Reading break Mon Feb 17- Sat Feb 22, 2020
Last day to withdraw Fri Nov 01, 2019 Tues Mar 10, 2020 Fri July 10, 2020
Last day of classes Mon Dec 02, 2019 Thurs Apr 09, 2020 Mon Aug 10, 2020
Exam period Wed Dec 04 - Thurs Dec 12, 2019 Wed Apr 15 - Thurs Apr 23, 2020 Wed Aug 12 - Thurs Aug 20, 2020
Grade submission deadline Wed Dec 18, 2019 Thurs Apr 30, 2020 Wed Aug 26, 2020

Intersession Dates (Condensed Courses)

Term Fall Spring Summer
Session One
First day of classes Tue Sep 03, 2019 Fri Jan 03, 2020 Mon May 11, 2020
Last day to withdraw Mon Sep 30, 2019 Thurs Jan 30, 2020 Mon Jun 08, 2020
Last day of classes Tue, Oct 15, 2019 Thurs Feb 13, 2020 Mon Jun 22, 2020
Exam period Thurs, Oct 17- Sat, Oct 19, 2019 Mon Feb 24 - Wed, Feb 26, 2020 Wed Jun 24 - Fri, Jun 26, 2020
Session Two
First day of classes Mon Oct 28, 2019 Mon Mar 09, 2020 Mon Jul 06, 2020
Last day to withdraw Mon Nov 25, 2019 Sat Apr 04, 2020 Sat Aug 01, 2020
Last day of classes Mon Dec 09, 2019 Mon Apr 20, 2020 Mon Aug 17, 2020
Exam period Wed Dec 11 - Fri, Dec 13, 2019 Wed Apr 22 - Fri Apr 24, 2020 Wed Aug 19 - Fri Aug 21, 2020

Convocation Dates

Event Date
Fall Ceremonies Oct 8 - 10, 2019
Spring Ceremonies Jun 1 - 5, 2020

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