2014-2015 Academic Schedule

Fall Term 2014 | Winter Term 2015 | Summer Term 2015 | Schedule Notes

Fall Term 2014 [Term #1148]

Date(s) Activity
August 1, 2014
(Friday)
First Tuition & Fees Payment Due (including Health & Dental Benefits and full Student Association fees) for all programs starting in September 2014
August 7, 2014
(Thursday)
Part-time Studies/Online classes – Fall 2014 Registration Starts
August 25, 2014
(Monday)
Faculty Return for 2014-15 Academic Year
September 1, 2014
(Monday)
Labour Day – College Closed/No Classes
September 2, 2014
(Tuesday)
Fall Term Starts – Classes Start
September 16, 2014
(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 16, 2014
(Tuesday)
Last Day to be Admitted to a Program commencing September 2014.
September 16, 2014
(Tuesday)
Fall Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
September 30, 2014
(Tuesday)
Last day for Student Opt Out of Health & Dental Benefits
October 13, 2013
(Monday)
Thanksgiving Day – College Closed/No Classes
October 24, 2014
(Friday)
College Fall Convocation – Location TBA. This is a multi-campus ceremony to award credentials completed since June (event held subject to numbers of graduates completing since June)
October 31, 2014
(Friday)
Last Day to Withdraw from Fall Term Classes – Final Grade of "Withdrawal not Fail"
November 10, 2014
(Monday)
Study/Professional Development Day – College Open/No Classes
November 11, 2014
(Tuesday)
Remembrance Day Observed – College Closed/No Classes
November 26, 2014
(Wednesday)
First Tuition & Fees Payment Due (including Health & Dental Benefits and applicable Student Association fees) for programs starting in January 2015
December 1, 2014
(Monday)
Part-time Studies/Online classes – Winter 2015 Registration Starts
December 12, 2014
(Friday)
Fall Term Ends
December 16, 2014
(Tuesday)
Final Day for Faculty Entry of Fall Term Grades
December 24, 2014 (noon) – January 1, 2015 College Closed/No Classes

Winter Term 2015 [Term #1151]

Date(s) Activity
January 1, 2015
(Thursday)
New Year's Day – College Closed/No Classes
January 2, 2015
(Friday)
College Open – No Classes
January 5, 2015
(Monday)
Winter Term Starts – Classes start
January 9, 2015
(Friday)
Second Tuition & Fees Payment Due (All Fees for 2014-15 to be paid in full by this date for student to remain in class)
January 16, 2015
(Friday)
Fall 2014 Supplemental evaluations must be completed
January 16, 2015
(Friday)
Winter 2015 Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
January 20, 2015
(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 for term.
January 20, 2015
(Tuesday)
Last Day to be Admitted to a Program commencing January 2015.
February 16, 2015
(Monday)
February Holiday – College Closed/No Classes
March 11, 2015
(Wednesday)
Last Day to Withdraw from Winter Term Classes – Final Grade of "Withdrawal not Fail"
March 16-20, 2015
(Monday – Friday)
Study Week – College Open/No Classes
April 1, 2015
(Wednesday)
Part-time Studies/Online classes – Spring/Summer 2015 Registration Starts
April 3, 2015
(Friday)
Good Friday – College Closed/No Classes
April 6, 2015
(Monday)
Easter Monday – College Closed/No Classes
April 22, 2015
(Wednesday)
Winter Term Ends
April 27, 2015
(Monday)
Final Day for Faculty Entry of Winter Term Grades

Summer Term 2015 [Term #1155]

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 27, 2015
(Monday)
5 Week Spring Session Classes Start
Work Experience Placements Start (5 weeks)
April 30, 2015
(Thursday)
Last Day to Withdraw from 5 Week Spring Session Classes without Record of Attendance
May 4, 2015
(Monday)
Spring 2015 Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
May 12, 2015
(Wednesday)
Last day 5 week Class Withdrawal – Final Grade of Withdrawal not Fail
May 13, 2015
(Wednesday)
Winter 2015 Supplemental evaluations must be completed
May 18, 2015
(Monday)
Victoria Day – College Closed/No Classes
May 29, 2015
(Friday)
5 Week Spring Session Ends
Work Experience Placements End
June 2, 2015
(Tuesday)
Final Day for Faculty Entry of 5 Week Spring Session Grades
June 12, 2015
(Friday)
Spring 2015 Supplemental Evaluations Completed

15 Week Summer Term

Date(s) Activity
April 27, 2015
(Monday)
15 Week Summer Term Classes Start
May 11, 2015
(Monday)
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 for term.
May 11, 2015
(Monday)
Winter Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
May 11, 2015
(Monday)
Spring Session/Summer Term Transfer & Challenge Credit Applications Due
May 18, 2015
(Monday)
Victoria Day – College Closed/No Classes
June 26, 2015
(Friday)
Last day 15 Week Summer Term Class Withdrawal – Final Grade of "Withdrawal not Fail"
July 1, 2015
(Wednesday)
Canada Day – College Closed/No Classes
August 3, 2015
(Monday)
Civic Holiday – College Closed/No Classes
August 7, 2015
(Friday)
15 Week Summer Semester Ends
August 11, 2015
(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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