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Athabasca University

Graduate Health Studies and Nursing
Academic Schedule

Spring 2018

May 1

In order to be considered for graduation awards and to be included in the June convocation ceremony program, an Application for Graduation form and all final grades (including grades for courses on letter of permission and transcripts) must be received by the Office of the Registrar.

 

May 1

First day for students to register in Fall session courses starting in September.

 

May 2

First day of Spring session courses.

 

May 15

Last day to complete and submit online Non Program applications for Fall session starting in September.

 

May 21

Victoria Day.

University closed.

June 1

Last day for students to register in Fall session courses starting in September. Tuition fees are due. Late registrations are not allowed.
*NOTE: Online registration services are available during the four-week period before the registration deadline (see Course Regulations).

 

June 2

Last day for early withdrawal from Spring session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript.

 

June 8

Convocation ceremonies for graduate degrees.

 

June 18 – 22

NURS 518 onsite residency held in the following locations:

1. Calgary, AB
2. Winnipeg, MB
3. Sydney, NS
4. Gatineau, QC (limited availability)

 

July 1

Last day for receipt of all application documents for admission to the MHS and MN Generalist programs, starting in January.
Deadline for ANP/NP students (MN and PMD) to submit a Preceptor Request form (and Release and Indemnity agreement, if applicable) for the ANP/NP practicum activities during the Winter term.

 

July 2

Stat in lieu of Canada Day.

University closed.

July 10

Last day for late withdrawal from Spring session courses. Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing.

 

Aug. 1

Last day for receipt of all application documents for admission to the PMD:NP and MN:NP programs, starting in January.

 

Aug. 6

Civic holiday.

University closed.

Aug. 10

Last day of Spring session courses.

 

Fall 2018
Sept. 1 First day for students to register in Winter session courses starting in January.  
Sept. 3 Labour Day University closed
Sept. 5 First day of Fall session courses.  
Sept. 15 Last day to complete and submit online non-program application for Winter session starting in January.  

Oct. 1

Last day for students to register in Winter session courses starting in January. Tuition fees are due. Late registrations are not allowed.

*NOTE: Online registration services are available during the four-week period before the registration deadline (see Course Regulations).

 
Oct. 5 Last day for early withdrawal from Fall session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript.
 
Oct. 8 Thanksgiving Day
University closed
Nov. 1

Last day for receipt of all application documentation for admission to MHS and MN: Generalist programs, starting in May.

Deadline for ANP/NP students (MN and PMD) to submit a Preceptor Request Form (and Release and Indemnity Agreement if applicable) for the ANP/NP practicum activities for the Spring session.

 
Nov. 12 Statutory holiday in lieu of Remembrance Day
University closed
Nov. 14 Last day for withdrawal from Fall session courses. Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing.
 
Dec. 1 Last day for receipt of all application documentation for admission to PMD:NP and MN:NP programs starting in May.  
Dec. 14 Last day of Fall session courses.
 
Dec. 24/18 – Jan. 1/19 The University will close at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 24, 2018 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
University closed
Winter 2019

Jan. 1

First day for students to register in Spring session courses starting in May.

 

Jan. 9

First day of Winter session courses.

 

Jan. 15

Last day to complete and submit online Non Program applications for Spring session starting in May.

 

Feb. 1

Last day for students to register in Spring courses starting in May. Tuition fees are due. Late registrations are not allowed.
*NOTE: Online registration services are available during the four-week period before the registration deadline (see Course Regulations).

 

Feb. 9

Last day for early withdrawal from Winter session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript.

 

Feb. 18

Family Day (Alberta)

University closed

Mar. 1

Last day for receipt of all application documents for admission to the MHS and MN Generalist programs, starting in September.
Deadline for NP students (MN and PMD) to submit a Preceptor Request form (and Release and Indemnity agreement, if applicable) for the NP practicum activities during the Fall session.

 

Mar. 18

Last day for late withdrawal from Winter session courses. Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing.

 

Apr. 1

Last day for receipt of all application documents for admission to the PMD:NP and MN:NP programs starting in September.

 

Apr. 18

Last day of Winter session courses.

 

Apr. 19 – 22

Easter break

University closed

Spring 2019

May 1

In order to be considered for graduation awards and to be included in the June convocation ceremony program, an Application for Graduation form and all final grades (including grades for courses on letter of permission and transcripts) must be received by the Office of the Registrar.

 

May 1

First day for students to register in Fall session courses starting in September.

 

May 1

First day of Spring session courses.

 

May 15

Last day to complete and submit online Non Program applications for Fall session starting in September.

 

May 20

Victoria Day

University closed

June 1

Last day for students to register in Fall courses starting in September. Tuition fees are due. Late registrations are not allowed.
*NOTE: Online registration services are available during the four-week period before the registration deadline (see Course Regulations).

 

June 1

Last day for early withdrawal from Spring session courses. No record of the course will appear on the transcript.

 

June 7

Convocation ceremonies for graduate degrees.

 

July 1

Last day for receipt of all application documents for admission to the MHS and MN Generalist programs, starting in January.
Deadline for NP students (MN and PMD) to submit a Preceptor Request form (and Release and Indemnity agreement, if applicable) for the NP practicum activities during the Winter session.

 

July 1

Canada Day

University closed

July 9

Last day for late withdrawal from Spring session courses. Transcripts will reflect a withdrawal in good standing.

 

Aug. 1

Last day for receipt of all application documents for admission to the PMD:NP and MN:NP programs starting in January.

 

Aug. 5

Civic holiday

University closed

Aug. 9

Last day of Spring session courses.

 

 

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