Important dates

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2018 (May-start students)
Full-time students may process timetable changes through MyCampus beginning at 4 p.m. August 28, 2017 January 17, 2018 April 30, 2018
Registration for part-time students begins August 30, 2017 January 18, 2018 May 3, 2018
Orientation for international students August 31, September 1, 2017 January 3, 12, and 19, 2018  NA
Orientation (by program) for first year students – Oshawa and Whitby September 5-8, 2017 January 17 to 18, 2018  NA
Classes begin for apprenticeship students August 28, 2017 TBA N/A
Classes begin for post-secondary students September 6, 2017 January 22, 2018 May 7, 2018
Holidays (no classes) October 9, December 23, 2017 to January 1, 2018 February 19 and 20, March 30, 2018
Convocation October 26, 2017 NA  June 11 – 13, 2018
Last day for program registration, program changes and course additions September 12, 2017 January 26, 2018 May 11, 2018
Last day for full-time students to officially withdraw less $500 non-refundable deposit or drop to part-time status with a refund of semester tuition fees (ancillary and school supply fees are not refundable) September 19, 2017 February 2, 2018 May 18, 2018
Last day for part-time students to withdraw with tuition fee refund less a $30 administration fee September 19, 2017 February 2, 2018 TBA
Last day to submit a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) or credit transfer (GNED’s excluded) September 19, 2017 February 2, 2018 May 18. 2018
Last date to withdraw from academic program or drop to part-time status and be eligible for a refund. December 5, 2017 February 2, 2018 June 4, 2018
Midterm grades released on MyCampus as of 4 p.m. TBA March 13, 2018 June 27, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a fall semester course with a grade of “SW” (strike withdrawal) (“W” for Winter Semester).  Grade will not appear on student’s academic record. December 11, 2017 April 2, 2018 NA
Fall semester classes resume January 2, 2018 NA NA
Last day of classes for most programs January 15, 2018 April 27, 2018 August 10, 2018
Student Break January 16 to 21, 2018 NA NA
Final examinations/evaluation(s); students are reminded to not schedule vacation or employment hours during this time NA NA August 13 to 17, 2018
Grades are available to view electronically on MyCampus as of 4 p.m. January 18, 2018 May 2, 2018 August 22, 2018
Missed exam dates NA NA August 25 and 27., 2018

Important financial dates – First-year domestic students (starting new program)

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2018 (May-start students)
Deposit June 15, 2017 November 20, 2017 March 19, 2018
Plan A (full payment) August 8, 2017 December 11, 2017 April 16, 2018
Plan B (partial payments) August 8 and November 20, 2017 December 11, 2017 and March 12, 2018 April 16 and August 7, 2018
Third Semester Payment March 12, 2018 August 7, 2018 November 12, 2018

Important financial dates – Returning domestic students (continuing in same program)

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2018 (May-start students)
Deposit June 21, 2017 November 20, 2017 March 19, 2018
Plan A (full payment) August 8, 2017 December 11, 2017 April 16, 2018
Plan B (partial payments) August 8 and November 20, 2017 December 11, 2017 and March 12, 2018 April 16, 2018 and August 7, 2018
Third Semester Payment March 12, 2018 August 7, 2018 November 12, 2018

Important financial dates – International students (first-year students, starting new program)

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2018 (May-start students)
Plan A (full payment) July 2, 2017 December 1, 2017 April 1, 2018
Plan B (partial payments) July 2 and November 20, 2017 December 1, 2017 and March 12, 2018 April 1, 2018 and August 7, 2018
Third Semester Payment March 12, 2018 August 7, 2018 November 12, 2018

Important financial dates – Returning international students (continuing same program)

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2018 (May-start students)
Plan A (full payment) July 24, 2017 December 1, 2017 April 1, 2018
Plan B (partial payments) July 24 and November 20, 2017 December 1, 2017 and March 12, 2018 April 1, 2018 and August 7, 2018
Third Semester Payment March 12, 2018 August 7, 2018 November 12, 2018

Web registration dates (First-year students, new program)

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2018 (May-start students)
Fall semester August 1 to 9, 2017 N/A N/A
Winter semester December 4 to December 8, 2017 December 11 to 13, 2017 N/A
Spring/summer semester April 4 and 5, 2018 April 4 and 5, 2018 April 6, 2018

 

Web registration dates (Second-year students, continuing same program)

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2017 (May-start students)
Fall semester July 25 to 27, 2017 N/A N/A
Winter semester November 27 to 29, 2017 December 11 to 13, 2017 N/A
Spring/summer semester April 4 and 5, 2018 April 4 and 5, 2018 N/A

 

Web registration dates (Third-year students, continuing new program)

Fall 2017 (September-start students) Winter 2018 (January-start students) Spring/Summer 2018 (May-start students)
Fall semester July 28, 2017 N/A N/A
Winter semester November 30, 2017 N/A N/A
Spring/summer semester N/A N/A N/A

 

Important campus dates

Notes:

  • Official Withdrawal forms must be completed by the student and submitted to the Strategic Enrolment Services.
  • The administration fee for international students will vary.

These dates represent the best information at time of publication. The College reserves the right to make changes subject to amendments to existing legislation, Collective Agreements, or as required by the College. Dates may vary slightly from program to program.

December 22, 2017

  • College closes at 4:30 p.m. for the holiday season

January 2, 2018 

  • College re-opens at 8 a.m.

January 3, 12, and 19, 2018

  • Orientation for January-start international students

January 15 to January 17, 2018

  • Program orientation for first-year January-start students

January 22, 2018

  • Classes begin for all Durham College students

January 22, 2018

  • Peer tutoring for winter semester begins

January 31, 2018

  • Student Health Insurance Plan opt-out deadline for January-start students

February 6, 2018

February 7, 2018

February 19 and 20, 2018

  • Family Day (services closed and classes are cancelled)

March 29, 2018

  • Final date to submit an application to receive peer tutoring for winter semester

March 30, 2018

  • Good Friday (services closed and classes cancelled)

April 30, 2018

  • Deadline to add your co-curricular activites to your record at www.durhamcollege.ca/ccr (all students)
  • Deadline for the Founder’s Cup Award of Excellence applications to be submitted

May 2018

  • Durham College students in the spring/summer semester (14-week or seven-week courses) are encouraged to contact Student Academic Learning Services for peer tutoring dates

May 3, 2018

  • Orientation or May-start international students

May 4, 2018

  • Program orientation for firs-year May-start students

May 7, 2018

  • Classes begin for all Durham College students

May 21, 2018

  • Victoria Day (services closed and classes cancelled)

May 31, 2018

  • Student Health Insurance Plan opt-out deadline for May-start students

June 11-13, 2018

  • Spring Convocation

July 1, 2018

  • Canada Day

July 2, 2018

  • Services closed and classes cancelled

August 6, 2018

  • Civic Holiday (services closed and classes cancelled)