2013-2014 Academic Schedule

Fall Term 2013 | Winter Term 2014 | Summer Term 2014 | Schedule Notes

Fall Term 2013 [Term #1138]

Date(s) Activity
July 29, 2013
(Monday)
Part-time Studies/Online classes – Fall 2013 Registration Starts
August 2, 2013
(Friday)
First Tuition & Fees Payment Due (including Health & Dental Benefits and full Student Association fees) for all programs starting in September 2013
August 26, 2013
(Monday)
Faculty Return for 2013-14 Academic Year
September 2, 2013
(Monday)
Labour Day – College Closed/No Classes
September 3, 2013
(Tuesday)
Fall Term Starts – Classes Start
September 17, 2013
(Tuesday)
Last Day to Withdraw from Fall Term Classes or Program – 95% Fee Refund (exclusive of non-refundable confirmation fee). After this date no refund of tuition and Student Association fees for term.
September 17, 2013
(Tuesday)
Fall Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
September 30, 2013
(Monday)
Last day for Student Opt Out of Health & Dental Benefits
October 14, 2013
(Monday)
Thanksgiving Day – College Closed/No Classes
November 1, 2013
(Friday)
Last Day to Withdraw from Fall Term Classes – Final Grade of "Withdrawal not Fail"
November 8, 2013
(Friday)
Study/Professional Development Day – College Open/No Classes
November 11, 2013
(Monday)
Remembrance Day Observed – College Closed/No Classes
November 27, 2013
(Wednesday)
First Tuition & Fees Payment Due (including Health & Dental Benefits and applicable Student Association fees) for programs starting in January 2014
December 2, 2013
(Monday)
Part-time Studies/Online classes – Winter 2014 Registration Starts (instead of November 25)
December 13, 2013
(Friday)
Fall Term Ends
December 17, 2013
(Tuesday)
Final Day for Faculty Entry of Fall Term Grades
December 24, 2013 (noon) – January 1, 2014 College Closed/No Classes

Winter Term 2014 [Term #1141]

Date(s) Activity
January 1, 2014
(Wednesday)
New Year's Day – College Closed/No Classes
January 2, 2014
(Thursday)
College Open – No Classes
January 6, 2014
(Monday)
Winter Term Starts – Classes start
January 10, 2014
(Friday)
Second Tuition & Fees Payment Due (All Fees for 2013-14 to be paid in full by this date for student to remain in class)
January 17, 2014
(Friday)
Fall 2013 Supplemental evaluations must be completed
January 17, 2014
(Friday)
Winter 2014 Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
January 21, 2014
(Tuesday)
Last Day to Withdraw from Winter Term Classes – 95% Fee Refund (Exclusive of non-refundable confirmation fee; After this date no refund of tuition and Student Association fees
March 11, 2014
(Tuesday)
Last Day to Withdraw from Winter Term Classes – Final Grade of "Withdrawal not Fail"
March 10-14, 2014
(Monday – Friday)
Study Week – College Open/No Classes
April 7, 2014
(Monday)
Part-time Studies/Online classes – Spring/Summer 2014 Registration Starts
April 18, 2014
(Friday)
Good Friday – College Closed/No Classes
April 21, 2014
(Monday)
Easter Monday – College Closed/No Classes
April 23, 2014
(Wednesday)
Winter Term Ends
April 28, 2014
(Monday)
Final Day for Faculty Entry of Winter Term Grades

Summer Term 2014 [Term #1145]

NSCC runs two Sessions in the Summer Term: A 5 week session and a 15 week session (runs the duration of the summer term). Both start on the same day, but for other significant deadline dates different timelines apply. For further inquiries, please contact your campus.

5 Week Spring Session

Date(s) Activity
April 28, 2014
(Monday)
5 Week Spring Session Classes Start
Work Experience Placements Start (5 weeks)
May 2, 2014
(Friday)
Last Day to Withdraw from 5 Week Spring Session Classes without Record of Attendance
May 5, 2014
(Monday)
Spring 2014 Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
May 14, 2014
(Wednesday)
Winter 2014 Supplemental evaluations must be completed
May 16, 2014
(Friday)
Last Day to Withdraw from 5 Week Spring Session Classes – Final Grade of "Withdrawal not Fail"
May 19, 2014
(Monday)
Victoria Day – College Closed/No Classes
May 30, 2014
(Friday)
5 Week Spring Session Ends
Work Experience Placements End
June 3, 2014
(Tuesday)
Final Day for Faculty Entry of 5 Week Spring Session Grades
June 13, 2014
(Friday)
Spring 2014 Supplemental Evaluations Completed

15 Week Summer Term

Date(s) Activity
April 28, 2014
(Monday)
15 Week Summer Term Classes Start
May 9, 2014
(Friday)
Last Day to Withdraw from 15 week Summer Session Classes – 95% Fee Refund (Exclusive of non-refundable confirmation fee; After this date no refund of tuition and Student Association fees)
May 12, 2014
(Monday)
Winter Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
May 12, 2014
(Monday)
Spring Session/Summer Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
May 19, 2014
(Monday)
Victoria Day – College Closed/No Classes
June 20, 2014
(Friday)
Summer 2014 Supplemental Evaluations Completed
June 24, 2014
(Tuesday)
Last day 15 Week Summer Term Class Withdrawal – Final Grade of "Withdrawal not Fail"
July 1, 2014
(Tuesday)
Canada Day – College Closed/No Classes
August 1, 2014
(Friday)
15 Week Summer Term Ends
August 4, 2014
(Monday)
Civic Holiday – College Closed/No Classes
August 5, 2014
(Tuesday)
Final Day for Faculty Entry of 15 Week Summer Session Grades

Schedule Notes

  • This Academic Schedule covers programs that are traditionally scheduled for 2 terms. Contact your campus for more information on dates and how deadlines apply in programs not governed by this academic schedule. For example, exceptions could include Apprenticeship, Business Development, and Part-time Studies/Online classes.
  • All statutory holiday dates apply to all students.
  • Each term runs 15 weeks.
  • NSCC's Adult Learning Program (ALP) leads to the Nova Scotia High School Graduation Diploma for Adults. Entry to this program is on a continuous intake basis and the length of the program varies depending on class selection and student progress. All statutory holiday dates and breaks apply to Adult Learning Program (ALP) students.

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