ESL Semester Dates

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Intersession I 2020: May 4 - June 26, 2020 (8 weeks)

Language Foundations 1 to University Preparation 5

Option 1 (Reading/ Writing or Listening/ Speaking)

 

Activity

Dates

Online Classes (16 hours/ week)

May 4 - June 26

Option 2 (Reading/ Writing and Listening/ Speaking)

 

Activity

Dates

Online Classes (32 hours/ week)

May 4 - June 26

 

 

Intersession II 2020: July 6 - August 28, 2020 (8 weeks)

Language Foundations 1 to University Preparation 5* 

Option 1 (Reading/ Writing or Listening/ Speaking)

 

Activity

Dates

Online Classes (16 hours/ week)

July 6 - August 21

Option 2 (Reading/ Writing and Listening/ Speaking)

 

Activity

Dates

Online Classes (32 hours/ week)

July 6 - August 21

 *UP5 students have a mandatory academic boot camp at VIU between August 24 - 28, 2020. 

 

Graduate Preparation: June 1 - August 28, 2020 (13 weeks)

 

Activity

Dates

Online Classes (16 hours/ week)

June 1 - August 21

Mandatory academic boot camp at VIU

August 24 - 28

Fall 2020: August 31 - December 8, 2020 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

August 31 - September 4

Classes

September 8 - December 8

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2020: August 31 - October 20, 2020

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

August 31 - September 4

Classes

September 8 - October 20

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2020: October 19 - December 8, 2020 

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

October 19 - 23

Classes

October 26 - December 8

Spring 2021: January 6 - April 13, 2021 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation 

January 6 - 8, 2021

Classes

January 11 - April 13, 2021

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2021: January 6 - February 23, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation

January 6 - 8

Classes

January 11 - February 23

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2021: February 24 - April 13, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation

February 24 - 26

Classes

March 1 - April 13

Intersession 2021: April 28 - August 3, 2021 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation

April 28 - 30, 2021

Classes

May 3 - August 3, 2021

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Intersession 2021: April 28 - June 15, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation

April 28 - 30, 2021

Classes

May 3 - June 15

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Intersession 2021: June 16 - August 3, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation

June 16 - 18

Classes

June 21 - August 3

Fall 2021: September 1 - December 7, 2021 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation

September 1 - 3

Classes

September 7 - December 7

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2021: September 1 - October 19, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation

September 1 - 3

Classes

September 7 - October 19

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2021: October 20 - December 7, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation

October 20 - 22

Classes

October 25 - December 7

Spring 2022: January 5 - April 12, 2022 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation

January 5 - 7

Classes

January 10 - April 12

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2022: January 5 - February 22, 2022

Activity

Dates

Orientation

January 5 - 7

Classes

January 10 - February 22

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2022: February 23 - April 12, 2022

Activity

Dates

Orientation

February 23 - 25

Classes

February 28 - April 12

Intersession 2022: April 27 - August 2, 2022 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation

April 27 - 29

Classes

May 2 - August 2

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Intersession 2022: April 27 - June 14, 2022

Activity

Dates

Orientation

April 27 - 29

Classes

May 2 - June 14

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Intersession 2022: June 15 - August 2, 2022

Activity

Dates

Orientation 

June 15 - 17

Classes

June 20 - August 2

Fall 2022: August 31 - December 6, 2022 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation

August 31 - September 2

Classes

September 6 - December 6

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2022: August 31 - October 18, 2022

Activity

Dates

Orientation

August 31 - September 2

Classes

September 6 - October 18

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2022: October 19 - December 6, 2022

Activity

Dates

Orientation

October 19 - 21

Classes

October 24 - December 6