Key Dates

Note: Sessional Dates may be impacted by the situation surrounding COVID-19. Revised dates will be marked with an asterisk (*).

Please see the Academic Calendar for additional Undergraduate Sessional Dates.

Sept 6, 2021 Labour Day; Western closed
Sept 8, 2021 Fall/ Winter term classes begin
Sept 16, 2021 Last day to add a full course, a first-term half course, a first-term full course, or a full-year half course on campus and Distance Studies.
Oct 11, 2021 Thanksgiving; Western closed
Nov 1-7, 2021 Fall Reading Week
Nov 12, 2021 Last day to drop a first-term half course without academic penalty
Nov 30, 2021 Last day to drop a full course without academic penalty
Dec 8, 2021 Fall/ Winter Term classes end
Dec 9, 2021 Study Day
Dec 10-21,2021 Mid-year examination period
Jan 10, 2022* Classes resume 
Jan 18, 2022* Last day to add a second-term half course
Feb 19-27, 2022 Spring Reading Week
Feb 21, 2022 Family Day; Western closed
Mar 1, 2022 Term Activation for the Summer TermSummer Academic Timetable availableDraft My Schedule available
Mar 14, 2022* Last day to drop a second-term half course without academic penalty
April 8, 2022* Fall/Winter Term classes end
April 9, 2022 Study Day
April 15, 2022 Good Friday; Western closed
April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday
April 10-30, 2022* Final examination period