Key Dates 2021-22

Note: Sessional Dates may be impacted by the situation surrounding COVID-19.

Please see the Academic Calendar for additional Undergraduate Sessional Dates.

September 6th, 2021 Labour Day; Western closed
September 8th, 2021 Fall/ Winter term classes begin
September 16th, 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.
October 11th, 2021 Thanksgiving; Western closed
November 1st to 7th, 2021 Fall Reading Week
November 12th, 2021 Last day to drop a first-term half course without academic penalty
November 30th, 2021 Last day to drop a full course without academic penalty
December 8th, 2021 Fall/ Winter Term classes end
December 9th, 2021 Study Day
December 10th to 21st, 2021 Mid-year examination period
December 22nd, 2021 to January 2nd, 2022 Holidays; Western closed
January 3rd, 2022 Classes resume 
January 11th, 2022 Last day to add a second-term half course
February 19th to 27th, 2022 Spring Reading Week
February 21st, 2022 Family Day; Western closed
March 7th, 2022 Last day to drop a second-term half course without academic penalty
April 15th, 2022 Good Friday; Western closed
April 17th, 2022 Easter Sunday
April 1st, 2022 Fall/ Winter Term classes end
April 2nd to April 3rd, 2022 Study Days
April 4th to April 30th, 2022 Final examination period