The academic calendar highlights important dates throughout the year. Dates will vary depending on your program.  Specific program start dates will be communicated to students on their offer letters and fee invoices. For the full schedule of events please visit fanshawec.ca/dates.

2020-2021 full-time post-secondary academic calendar

Key academic dates - 14 week (formerly 15 week) 

Fall 2020 - September 21, 2020 to December 18, 2020
Date Event
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labour Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, September 18, 2020 Orientation Day
Monday, September 21, 2020 First day of term
Friday, October 2, 2020 10th day of term (last day for program withdrawal/course credit application, last day to change enrolment status from full-time to part-time, balance of fees due)
Monday, October 12, 2020 Thanksgiving Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, October 30, 2020 Midterm grades (guideline only)
Monday, November 23, 3030 Course Withdrawal Deadline, last day to withdraw from program/courses without academic penalty (May vary: Please see Student Verification Form to confirm withdrawal date for your program)
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Final grades and academic standing available on WebAdvisor

 

Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 23, 2021
Date Event
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day (Holiday – College closed)
Monday, January 4, 2021 College re-opens
Friday, January 8, 2021 Orientation Day
Monday, January 11, 2021 First day of term
Friday, January 22, 2021 10th day of term (last day for program withdrawal/course credit application, last day to change enrolment status from full-time to part-time, balance of fees due)
Monday, February 15, 2021 Family Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, February 19, 2021 Midterm grades (guideline only)
Monday, March 1, 2021 - Friday, March 5, 2021 Study Week
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Course Withdrawal Deadline, last day to withdraw from program/courses without academic penalty (May vary: Please see Student Verification Form to confirm withdrawal date for your program)
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday (Holiday – College closed)
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Final grades and academic standing available on WebAdvisor

 

Summer 2021 - May 3, 2021 to August 13, 2021
Date Event
Monday, May 3, 2021 Orientation Day (level 1 students only)
Monday, May 3, 2021 First day of term
Friday, May 14, 2021 10th day of term (last day for program withdrawal/course credit application, last day to change enrolment status from full-time to part-time, balance of fees due)
Monday, May 24, 2021 Victoria Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, June 11, 2021 Midterm grades (guideline only)
Monday, June 21, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 2021 Study Week
Thursday, July 1, 2021 Canada Day (Holiday – College closed)
Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Course Withdrawal Deadline, last day to withdraw from program/courses without academic penalty (May vary: Please see Student Verification Form to confirm withdrawal date for your program)
Monday, August 2, 2021 Civic Holiday (Holiday – College closed)
Wednesday, August 18, 2021 Final grades and academic standing available on WebAdvisor

 

 

Key academic dates - 15 week (formerly 16 week)

Fall 2020 - September 21, 2020 to December 23, 2020
Date Event
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labour Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, September 18, 2020 Orientation Day
Monday, September 21, 2020 First day of term
Friday, October 2, 2020 10th day of term (last day for program withdrawal/course credit application, last day to change enrolment status from full-time to part-time, balance of fees due)
Monday, October 12, 2020 Thanksgiving Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, November 6, 2020 Midterm grades (guideline only)
Wednesday, November 25, 3030 Course Withdrawal Deadline, last day to withdraw from program/courses without academic penalty (May vary: Please see Student Verification Form to confirm withdrawal date for your program)
Monday, January 4, 2021 Final grades and academic standing available on WebAdvisor

 

Winter 2021 - January 11, 2021 to April 28, 2021
Date Event
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day (Holiday – College closed)
Monday, January 4, 2021 College re-opens
Friday, January 8, 2021 Orientation Day
Monday, January 11, 2021 First day of term
Friday, January 22, 2021 10th day of term (last day for program withdrawal/course credit application, last day to change enrolment status from full-time to part-time, balance of fees due)
Monday, February 15, 2021 Family Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, February 19, 2021 Midterm grades (guideline only)
Monday, March 1, 2021 - Friday, March 5, 2021 Study Week
Monday, March 29, 2021 Course Withdrawal Deadline, last day to withdraw from program/courses without academic penalty (May vary: Please see Student Verification Form to confirm withdrawal date for your program)
Friday, April 2, 2021 Good Friday (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, April 30, 2021 Final grades and academic standing available on WebAdvisor

 

Summer 2021 - May 3, 2021 to August 20, 2021
Date Event
Monday, May 3, 2021 Orientation Day (level 1 students only)
Monday, May 3, 2021 First day of term
Friday, May 14, 2021 10th day of term (last day for program withdrawal/course credit application, last day to change enrolment status from full-time to part-time, balance of fees due)
Monday, May 24, 2021 Victoria Day (Holiday – College closed)
Friday, June 18, 2021 Midterm grades (guideline only)
Monday, June 21, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 2021 Study Week
Thursday, July 1, 2021 Canada Day (Holiday – College closed)
Monday, July 19, 2021 Course Withdrawal Deadline, last day to withdraw from program/courses without academic penalty (May vary: Please see Student Verification Form to confirm withdrawal date for your program)
Monday, August 2, 2021 Civic Holiday (Holiday – College closed)
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Final grades and academic standing available on WebAdvisor

 

 

2019-2020 full-time post-secondary academic calendar

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