Semester Dates

All new international students: please check in at VIU’s Centre for International Education (Building 255) when you arrive on campus and bring your passport and study permit to the reception desk.

Fall 2019: August 26 - November 29, 2019 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

August 26 - August 30, 2019

Classes

September 3 - November 29, 2019

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2019: August 26 - October 15, 2019 

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

August 26 - August 30, 2019

Classes

September 3 - October 15, 2019

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Fall 2019: October 15 - November 29, 2019 

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

October 15 - October 16, 2019

Classes

October 18 - November 29, 2019

Spring 2020: January 6 - April 14, 2020 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

January 6 - 10

Classes

January 13 - April 14

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2020: January 6 - February 25, 2020

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

January 6 - 10

Classes

January 13 - February 25

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2020: February 24 - April 14, 2020 

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

February 24 - 28

Classes

March 2 - April 14

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

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

 

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 4 - April 13, 2021 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

January 4 - 8, 2021

Classes

January 11 - April 13, 2021

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2021: January 4 - February 23, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

January 4 - 8

Classes

January 11 - February 23

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Spring 2021: February 22 - April 13, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

February 22 - 26

Classes

March 1 - April 13

Intersession 2021: April 26 - August 3, 2021 (13 weeks)

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

April 26 - 30, 2021

Classes

May 3 - August 3, 2021

 

Term A (6.5 weeks)

Intersession 2021: April 26 - June 15, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

April 26 - 30, 2021

Classes

May 3 - June 15

Term B (6.5 weeks)

Intersession 2021: June 14 - August 3, 2021

Activity

Dates

Orientation & Assessment

June 14 - 18

Classes

June 21 - August 3

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