Academic Dates

Last updated January 4, 2018

WINTER TERM 2018

January 2

AST offices are open (Tuesday)

January 4

Winter Term 2018 classes begin (Thursday)

January 4

Due date for Winter Term 2018 tuition

January 8

Brightspace hosted Winter Term online courses begin (Monday)

January 10

Last day for late registration for Winter Term courses (Wednesday)

January 24

Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses without financial penalty (Wednesday)

January 24

Last day to withdraw from year-long courses without academic penalty
(Refund for Wiinter Term tuition only)

January 31

Final grades due for Fall Term 2017 INCs

February 7

Senate meeting (Wednesday)

February 19

Nova Scotia Heritage Day. AST is closed. (Monday)

February 20–23

Term break. No classes. Offices are open.

February 26–March 9

Returning student registration for 2018-2019

March 1

Theses due for all programs

March 6

Graduate Project presentations (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Students will attend presentations as part of regularly scheduled classes.

March 7

Graduate project presentations (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). No formation programs. Students will attend presentations as part of regularly scheduled classes.

March 12

Last day to withdraw from Winter Term courses without academic penalty (Monday)

March 29-April 2

Easter holidays. AST is closed

April 5

Agapé (Thursday at 11:45 a.m.)

April 9

Last day of classes for the Winter Term 2018 (Monday)

April 16

Last day of Winter Term 2018. Final marks due for all courses (Monday)

April 25

Senate meeting (Wednesday)

May 5

Convocation 2018 (Saturday)

May 7

Summer administration hours begin (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

May 21

Victoria Day. AST is closed

May 31

Final grades due for Winter Term 2018 INCs

 SUMMER TERM 2018

June 18–July 27

Summer Term 2018

June 20

Summer Term Matriculation Service (Wednesday | 7 pm | St. Columba Chapel)

July 1

Canada Day. AST is closed (Sunday)

July 2

AST Library is open. AST offices are closed in lieu of July 1 Canada Day holiday. (Monday)

July 2

Session Two classes begin (Monday)

July 30-August 10

AST Library is closed

August 6

Natal Day. AST is closed (Monday)

August 28

Regular Administration hours begin (9 am to 5 pm)

FALL TERM 2018

September 3

Labour Day. AST is closed (Monday)

September 5-6

Week One (Wednesday and Thursday)

September 5-6

Fall Registration

September 10

Fall Term classes begin (Monday)

September 14

Last day for late registration for Fall Term courses (Friday)

September 14

Brightspace hosted Fall Term online courses begin (Friday)

September 20

Matriculation Service (Thursday | 11:45 am | St. Columba Chapel)

September 28

Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses with full tuition refund (Friday)

October 1

Last day to apply for AST bursaries (Monday)

October 1

Final grades due for Summer Term 2018 INCs

October 8

Thanksgiving Monday. AST is closed

October 11-13

Nicholson Lectures and Social Enterprise Symposium

October 23-26

Term break. No classes. Offices are open (Tuesday to Friday)

October 31

Senate meeting (Wednesday)

November 1

Last day to register for Winter Term courses (Thursday)

November 5

Paul Wattson Lecture (Monday)

November 11

Remembrance Day. AST is closed (Sunday)

November 12

AST's administrative offices and the AST Library are closed in lieu of Remembrance Day. No classes (Monday)

November 13

Last day to withdraw from Fall Term courses without academic penalty (Tuesday)

December 6

Advent Service (Thursday | 11:45 am | St. Columba Chapel)

December 10

Last day of classes for the Fall Term 2018 (Monday)

December 14

Last day of Fall Term 2018. Final marks due for all courses (Friday)

 
Please see AST Residence Rates and Policies for dates regarding application for and vacating of residence.

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