2019-2020 Academic Dates and Deadlines

Calendar Dates

2019 Academic Dates

May 3Last day to receive grades for Spring Convocation
May 6ADC Faculty meeting to approve Spring Graduates
May 6ADC Senate meeting to approve Spring Graduates
May 8Acadia University Senate meeting to approve Spring Graduates
May 10Commissioning Supper (5:00 pm) Commissioning Service (7:30 pm)
May 12Baccalaureate Service (10:30 am)
May 12Spring Convocation ceremony for faculty of Theology graduates (3:00 pm)
May 17Last day to submit examination thesis draft for fall graduation for DMin students with an external supervisor.
May 20Victoria Day. No classes.
May 31Last day to submit examination thesis draft for fall graduation for DMin students (with an internal supervisor) and MA (Theology) students.
May-JuneADC Spring Intensive Courses
June 14Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 28Last day for oral defences for fall graduation.
August 16Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 16Last day for all written work for spring course to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
August 28Residences open for new international students.
August 29-30Acadia University international student orientation activities.
August 30Last day to apply to graduate for fall graduation.
August 31Residents open for all new Canadian students;
August 31New student orientation activities
September 2Labour Day.
September 2Residences open for returning students.
September 4Acadia University fall-term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin
September 4Fee payment deadline.
September 3-6ADC New Student Orientation.
September 5Deadline to submit PDF files of examined DMin / MA (Theology) thesis for final approval for printing, for fall graduation.
September 6All-Acadia Divinity College (faculty, staff, students) Retreat.
September 7ADC fall-term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin.
September 13Last day to add/change any fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course sections
September 13Last day to withdraw from a fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
September 20Deadline for approved and printed MA (Theology) and DMin theses for fall graduation.
September 27Last day to receive grades for fall graduation.
September 27Last day to decrease meal plan for fall term.
September 30Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents.
September 30ADC Faculty meeting to approve fall graduates.
September 30ADC Senate meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 9Acadia University Senate meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 14Thanksgiving Day. No classes scheduled.
October 21-23Hayward Lectures.
October 28-November 1Acadia University Reading Week. No regular classes. ADC Reading Week ADC Intensive Classes as scheduled.
November 11Remembrance Day. No classes scheduled.
November 15Last day to withdraw from a fall-term course and receive a “W”.
Any fall-term course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.
December 6Last day to apply for winter-term ADC Financial Assistance.
December 6Last day of ADC classes – fall-term.
December 9Acadia University last day of classes.
December 10Acadia University Exam Study Day
December 10-12ADC fall-term examinations.
December 11-20Acadia University fall-term examinations.
December 13Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
December 21Residences close at 12:00 noon.

2020 Academic Dates

January 2Residences open for new international and Canadian students.
January 3New student orientation activities for students beginning studies in the winter 2020 semester.
January 5Residences open for returning students at 12:00 noon.
January 6Fall/winter (full-year) courses resume and winter-term courses begin.
January 6Fee payment deadline.
January 6Last day to apply for Spring Convocation
January 15Last day to submit printed thesis copies for examination for Spring Convocation for DMin students.
January 15Last day to add/change any winter-term course sections.
January 15day to withdraw from a winter-term course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
January 15day to withdraw from fall/winter (full-year) courses and receive a ‘W’. Any courses withdrawn after today will receive an ‘F’ grade.
January 24Last day to decrease meal plan for Winter term.
January 31Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents for students newly eligible on the ASU Health and Dental Plans.
February 10-12Simpson Lectures.
February 14Last day to submit a printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation for MA (Theology).
February 17Nova Scotia Heritage Day. No regular classes.
February 17-21Acadia University winter study break. ADC Reading Week.
No regular classes. ADC Intensive classes as scheduled.
March 6day to withdraw from winter-term courses and receive a “W”. Any course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.
March 31Rawlyk Lecture
April 3Acadia University last day of classes.
April 3Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences.
April 4Last day of ADC classes – fall/winter (full-year) and winter-term.
April 4-5Acadia University Exam Study Days
April 6-18Acadia University winter-term examinations.
April 7-9ADC examinations.
April 10Good Friday. No University examinations.
April 13Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
April 14Last day to apply for spring-term ADC Financial Assistance.
April 19Residences close at 12:00 noon.
April 22Deadline for final printed MA (Theology) and DMin thesis for Spring Convocation.
April 22Marks due
April 30Last day to submit the printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for DMin and MA (Theology) students.
May 4ADC Faculty meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 4ADC Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 6Acadia University Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 8Commissioning Supper (5 pm). Commissioning Service (7:30 pm).
May 10Baccalaureate Service (10:30 am).
May 10Spring Convocation ceremony for Faculty of Theology graduates (3 pm).
May 18Victoria Day. No classes scheduled.
May-JuneADC spring intensive courses.
June 12Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 29Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences for fall graduation.

2020-2021 Calendar Dates

2020
August 1Applications for Fall Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**
August 14Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 14Last day for all written work for spring / summer courses to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
August 28Last day to apply for Fall Graduation (all students)
September 2Residences open for new international students.
September 3-4Acadia University international student orientation activities.
September 5Residences open for all new Canadian students;
September 5New student orientation activities
September 7Labour Day.
September 7Residences open for returning students (12:00 noon).
September 8-11ADC New Student Orientation.
September 9Acadia University fall-term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin
September 9Fee payment deadline.
September 10Deadline to submit PDF files of examined DMin / MA (Theology) thesis for final approval for printing, for fall graduation.
September 11All-Acadia Divinity College (faculty, staff, students) Retreat.
September 12ADC fall-term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin.
September 17Last day to add/change any fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course sections.
September 17Last day to withdraw from a fall-term or fall/winter (full-year) course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
September 23Deadline for approved and printed MA (Theology) and DMin theses for fall graduation.
September 25Last day to receive grades for fall graduation.
September 25Last day to decrease meal plan for fall term.
September 28ADC Faculty meeting to approve fall graduates.
September 28ADC Senate Meeting to approve fall graduates.
September 30Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents.
October 7Acadia University Senate meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 12Thanksgiving Day. No classes scheduled.
October 19-21Hayward Lectures.
October 26-30

Acadia University Reading Week.

No regular classes.

ADC Reading Week

ADC Intensive Classes as scheduled.

November 11Remembrance Day. No classes scheduled.

 

November 13

 

Last day to withdraw from a fall-term course and receive a “W”. Any fall-term course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.

December 1Applications for Winter Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**
December 7Acadia University last day of classes.
December 8Acadia University Exam Study Day
December 9-19Acadia University fall-term examinations.
December 11Last day to apply for winter-term ADC Financial Assistance.
December 11Last day of ADC classes – fall-term.
December 15-17ADC fall-term examinations.
December 18Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
December 20Residences close at 12:00 noon.
2021
January 4-8ADC J-Term Intensive Classes as scheduled.
January 7Residences open for new international and Canadian students.
January 8New student orientation activities for students beginning studies in the winter 2021 semester.
January 10Residences open for returning students at 12:00 noon.
January 11Fall/winter (full-year) courses resume and winter-term courses begin.
January 11Fee payment deadline.
January 11Last day to apply for Spring Convocation
January 15Last day to submit printed thesis copies for examination for Spring Convocation for DMin students.
January 20Last day to add/change any winter-term course sections.
January 20Last day to withdraw from a winter-term course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
January 20Last day to withdraw from fall/winter (full-year) courses and receive a ‘W’. Any courses withdrawn after today will receive an ‘F’ grade.
January 29Last day to decrease meal plan for Winter term.
January 31Last day to opt out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents for students newly eligible on the ASU Health and Dental Plans.
February 8-10Simpson Lectures.
February 14Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation for MA (Theology).
February 15Nova Scotia Heritage Day. No regular classes.
February 15-19

Acadia University winter study break.

ADC Reading Week.

No regular classes.

ADC Intensive classes as scheduled.

 

March 5

 

Last day to withdraw from winter-term courses and receive a “W”.  Any course withdrawals after today will receive an “F” grade.

TBAZeman Lectures.
April 2Good Friday – no classes.
April 9Last Day of Classes – AU.
April 9Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences.
April 10Last day of ADC classes – fall/winter (full-year) and winter-term.
April 10-11Acadia University Exam Study Days.
April 12Last day to apply for spring-term ADC Financial Assistance.
April 12-24Acadia University winter-term examinations.
April 13-15ADC examinations.
April 15Applications for Spring Session due for all ADC programs except DMIN**.
April 16Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
April 25Residences close at 12:00 noon.
April 27Deadline for final printed MA (Theology) and DMin thesis for Spring Convocation.
April 27Marks due.
April 30Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for DMin and MA (Theology) students.
May 3ADC Faculty meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 3ADC Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 5Acadia University Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 7

Commissioning Supper (5 pm).

Commissioning Service (7:30 pm).

May 9Baccalaureate Service (10:30 am).
May 9Spring Convocation ceremony for Faculty of Theology graduates (3 pm).
May 24Victoria Day. No classes scheduled.
May-JuneADC Summer Intensive courses.
June 11Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 29Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences for fall graduation.
August 13Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 13Last day for all written work for summer courses to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
August 27Last day to apply for Fall Graduation (all students).