Important dates – Professional and Part-time Learning

All students should be aware that there are important dates to follow throughout your course(s).

COURSE Registration

The website will be live and open for course registration for each term on these dates:

Winter 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Monday December 7, 2020

Monday March 15, 2021

Monday July 12, 2021

ONLINE COURSES

All courses begin and end within a specified time frame and require assignments and tests to be submitted by specific due dates. Course dates vary (see individual course descriptions for specific end dates).

Start dates

Semester courses:

Winter 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Tuesday May 11, 2021

Tuesday September 14, 2021

  • Students, please note that courses begin on a Tuesday and end on a Tuesday.
  • You will have 14 weeks from your official start date to complete your course (unless otherwise stated in your course).

Monthly Intake courses:

  • Monthly intake courses may be started at the beginning of each month, except for January.
  • Durham College offers more than 100 courses on a monthly intake basis.
  • You will have 14 weeks from your official start date to complete your course (unless otherwise stated in your course).

Last date to register

Semester courses:

Winter 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tuesday May 25, 2021

Tuesday September 28, 2021

Monthly intake courses:

  • Last business day of the month prior to the start date of the course by 4:00 p.m.
  • We strongly recommend that you register and begin your course on the official start date. However we will allow late registration, space permitting up to five (5) business days following the official start date.

Final withdrawal date (with a partial refund)

Semester courses:

Winter 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Tuesday May 25, 2021

Tuesday September 28, 2021

Please click here to view the Withdrawals and Refunds policy.

Monthly intake courses:

  • By 4:00 p.m. of the 14th day after the official start date – no exceptions.

IN CLASS COURSES

Start dates

Winter 2021

Spring/Summer 2021

Fall 2021

Monday, January 11, 2021

Monday, April 19, 2021

Monday, September 13, 2021

Last date to register

We strongly recommend that you register and begin your course on the official start date. However, registrations may be accepted up to and including the start of the second scheduled class, space permitting. This applies only to classes that are scheduled for more than four classes.

Final withdrawal deadlines (with a partial refund)

Please click here to view the Withdrawals and Refunds policy.

LATE REGISTRATIONS

Late registrants are responsible for all of the required course assignments and tests.

Exceptions to the refund and transfer policies cannot be made for applicants who register late in a course. Fees are not prorated for late registrations.

Note: all dates subject to change