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Academic Calendar

2024-2025 Academic Dates and Deadlines

2024
 
August 1Fall Application deadline for Canadian applicants.
August 9Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 16Last day for all written work for spring / summer courses to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
August 27Residences open for new students (International and Canadian).
August 28Acadia University new student orientation activities (International and Canadian).
Sept. 2Labour Day.
September 2Residences open for returning students (9:00am).
September 2-7Welcome week activities (all students).
September 4Acadia University fall-term and fall/winter (full-year) courses begin.Fee payment deadline.
September 3-5ADC New Student Orientation.
September 5 Acadia Divinity College (faculty, staff, students) Retreat.
September 6Last day to apply for Fall Graduation (all students)
September 9ADC 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 16 Winter application deadline for International Group 2.
September 16ACBAS Rawlyk Lecture.
September 19Deadline for approved and printed MA (Theology) and DMin thesis for fall graduation.
September 27Last day to receive grades for Fall graduands.
September 27Last day to decrease meal plan for fall term.
September 30The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. No classes scheduled.
September 30Last day to opt-out of ASU Health Plan or add dependents.
October 7-9Hayward Lectures.
October 7ADC Faculty Meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 7ADC Senate Meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 9Acadia University Senate meeting to approve fall graduates.
October 14Thanksgiving Day. No classes scheduled.
October 15-18Acadia University & ADC Reading Week
No regular scheduled classes. ADC Intensive Classes as scheduled.
November 11Remembrance Day. No classes scheduled.
November 15 Winter application deadline for International Group 3.
November 22Last 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 2Winter applications deadline for Canadian applicants.
December 4Acadia University last day of classes. Please note that “Monday classes (if any) will be held on this day to make up for the holidays”
December 5-6Acadia University Exam Study Day.
December 6Last day of ADC classes - fall term.
December 6Last day to apply for winter-term ADC Financial Assistance.
December 7-18Acadia University fall-term examinations.
December 10-12ADC 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 19Residences close at 12:00 noon.
2025
January 4Residences open for new international and Canadian students.
January 5Acadia New student orientation activities for students beginning studies in the winter 2025 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 8Last 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 15Last day to withdraw from a winter-term course without a “W” appearing on the transcript.
January 15 Last day to withdraw from fall/winter (full-year) courses and receive a ‘W’. Any courses withdrawn after today will receive an ‘F’ grade.
January 15Fall application deadline – International Group 1.
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 14Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for Spring Convocation for MA (Theology).
February 17Nova Scotia Heritage Day. No regular classes.
February 18-21Acadia University & ADC Winter Study Break
No regular scheduled classes.
February 18-22ADC Intensive classes as scheduled.
March 21 Last day to withdraw from winter term courses and receive a "W" Any course withdrawals after today will receive an "F" grade.
April 4Last Day of Classes – AU & ADC classes.
April 4Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences.
April 5-6Acadia University Exam Study Days.
April 7-17Acadia University winter-term examinations.
April 8-10ADC examinations.
April 11Last day to apply for Summer-term ADC Financial Assistance.
April 14Summer application deadline for Canadian applicants.
April 17Last day for all ADC take-home examinations and other written work to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).
April 18Residences close at 12:00 noon.
April 25Deadline for final printed MA (Theology) and DMin thesis for Spring Convocation.
April 28Final date for faculty to submit all grades.
April 28ADC Summer Term Begins
April 30Last day to submit printed thesis for examination for fall graduation for DMin and MA (Theology) students.
May 5ADC Faculty meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 5ADC Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 7Acadia University Senate meeting to approve spring graduates.
May 14Baccalaureate Service.
May 14 Fall application deadline for International Group 2.
May 14 Winter application deadline for International Group 1.
May 14Commissioning Supper (5:00 pm).

Commissioning Service (7:30 pm).
May 15Spring Convocation ceremony for Faculty of Theology graduates (morning).
May 19Victoria Day.
No classes scheduled.
May-JuneADC Summer Intensive courses.
June 10-12Simpson Lectures
June 13Last day to submit an appeal to the Academic Appeals Committee.
June 15Fall application deadline for International Group 3 (US).
June 27Last day for DMin and MA (Theology) oral defences for fall graduation.
August 15Last day to apply for fall-term and full-year ADC Financial Assistance.
August 15Last day for all written work for summer courses to be submitted (unless earlier date set by instructor).

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