Dates and Deadlines

Application Dates and Deadlines 
Applications, application fee, and supporting documents must be received in the Admissions Office by the following dates:

High School Applicants

Scholarship deadline - March 1
Application deadline - August 31. A small number of students are traditionally accepted in January. Students will be admitted beginning October for the January semester.

Applicants to Education and Social Work Programs

Bachelor of Education - January 15
Master of Social Work - May 30
Bachelor of Social Work - April 30 

International Applicants
International applicants are encouraged to complete and submit applications and supporting documents by June 1 for September admission and October 1 for January admission. While applications will be accepted beyond those dates, students who apply later risk having insufficient time to obtain student visas and other authorization.

Please note that processing times at embassies can take up to three months.

2023 Important Dates
September 1 Move in / Residence Orientation Day
September 2 -10 Welcome Week
September 4     Labour Day - University closed
September 6       Classes begin 
September 10   Opening Mass
September 15 Last day to confirm registration by arranging payment of fees
September 15 Last day to add Fall term and full-year courses
September 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 
October 2 University closed in lieu of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
October 2 Last day to apply for November 1 Graduation
October 9 Thanksgiving Day - University closed
October 13 Deadline to opt out of Health Plan
October 31 Last day to withdraw from first-semester courses without academic penalty
October 31 Last Day for partial refunds of first-semester fees
October 31 Last day to apply for Spring Convocation
October 31 Deadline to declare major
November 1 November Graduation 
November 6-10 Fall Reading Week – No classes
November 11 Remembrance Day
November 13  University closed in lieu of Remembrance Day
November 24 Last day to hold class tests in first semester
December 7 Last Day of classes for first semester
December 8 Reading Day - no classes
December 11 - 16 December Examination Period
December 18    Make-up Exam Period
December 23-January 2 Christmas Break – University closed
2024 Important Dates
January 1 New Year’s Day
January 3 University Offices Open
January 8 Classes Resume
January 15  Application deadline for BEd Program
January 19 Last day to add Winter term courses
January 19 Last day to withdraw from full-year courses without academic penalty
January 28 Celebration of Feast Day of St. Thomas Aquinas, patron saint of the University 
January 29 Last day to apply for March 1 graduation
February 19 NB Family Day – University Closed
March 1  Last day to withdraw from second-semester courses without academic penalty
March 1 Last Day for partial refunds of second-semester fees
March 4 - 8 March Reading Week- no classes
March 15 Student Research & Ideas Fair
March 28 Last day to hold class tests in second semester
March 29 – April 1      Easter - University closed
April 11 Last Day of classes in second semester
April 12 Reading Day - no classes
April 15-20 April Examination Period
April 22 Make-up Exam Period
April 29 Intersession begins
April 30  Application deadline for BSW program
May 13 Baccalaureate Mass 
May 14 Spring Convocation 
May 20 Victoria Day - University closed
May 30 Application Deadline for Master of Social Work
June 20 Intersession ends
July 1   Canada Day – University closed 
July 2 Summer Session begins
July 5   Summer Convocation
August 5 New Brunswick Day - University closed
August 9 Summer Session ends

NOTE: Dates for the Education and Social Work programs may differ. Please consult with the appropriate department.