Dates & Schedules

Program Intakes

Program start dates vary depending on the program and can be found one the Dates and Fees page.

Annual Calendar of Events

A summary of term schedules, holidays and important dates for upcoming academic years:

Final Exam Schedule

View the exam schedule including course, instructor, room, date & time:

Application Dates

  • October 1: applications open for programs beginning the following July - December, including AHT Spring
  • December 1: applications open for AHT Fall
  • February 1: applications open for programs beginning the following January - April
  • March 1: applications open for AHT Winter

Please Note: consult the program page for specific application and program dates

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendars provide you with information on program details, course outlines and descriptions. Learn More

Registration/Orientation Day Information

Programs Beginning on August 20, 2018

Transitional Educational Program

Information on your first day will be sent to you via email by the TEP Coordinator

Hospitality & Tourism Management


LOCATION: Library in the Learning Resources Centre (Building #15 Campus Map)

NOTES: complimentary lunch will be provided! The formal part of the day will end at approximately 4:30 PM.

Programs Beginning on August 27, 2018

Welding Apprenticeship, Period 1

8:15 AM to 9:00 AM CHECK IN: Check in at the Office of the Registrar and pick up your new student welcome bag! Use this opportunity to pay your fees also. (Building #17 on the Campus map)

9:00 AM CAMPUS TOUR: Meet at the Office of the Registrar for a Campus Tour (Building #17 on the Campus map)

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM INFORMATION SESSIONS: IT Presentation with IT Support Services at 10:00 AM in the Computer Lab of the Learning Commons and Student Services presentation with Sandra Griffin at 10:30 AM in the Computer Lab of the Learning Commons. (located in Building #15 on the Campus map)

11:00 AM PROGRAM ORIENTATION: Mandatory orientation for all students. Held in room 406 of the W.J. Elliot Building (Building #9 on the Campus map). After lunch, regularly scheduled classes will resume. Your program chair and instructors will communicate details with you.

Programs Beginning on September 4, 2018

  • Ag & Heavy Equipment Certificate
  • Ag & Heavy Equipment Diploma
  • Agricultural Management
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Agribusiness
  • Brewmaster & Brewery Operations Management
  • Business Management Certificate & Diploma
  • Equine Science
  • Farrier Science
  • Land Agent
  • Land & Water Resources
  • Meat Processing
  • Open Studies
  • Pre-Employment Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Sports Management
  • Veterinary Medical Receptionist
  • Veterinary Technical Assistant

8:30 AM CHECK IN at the Alumni Centre

9:15 AM PRESENTATION in the Alumni Centre

10:00 AM SESSIONS & FREE TIME in various locations. This is an opportunity to learn more about the services & supports available, and to get some of the items on your 'to do' list done, like getting your Parking Pass, your Student ID Card, etc.

You will follow your class schedule in the afternoon, starting at 12:00pm.

Programs Beginning on September 4, 2018 (Off Campus)

Heavy Equipment Operator (Drumheller)

  • 9:00 AM: Drumheller Learning Centre - Google Map Link
    • The morning will be a program orientation and regularly scheduled classes will begin after lunch.

Apparel Technology (Calgary Campus)

  • 8:30 AM ARRIVE at The Fashion Institute to purchase and receive your sewing kit for your classes, obtain your locker assignment, and receive your textbooks.
  • 10:00 AM LECTURE THEATRE to meet all of the faculty, staff, review rules and regulations, campus security, and more.
    • First year students are done for the day and second year students return to regularly scheduled classes at 1:00 PM.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an add/drop deadline?

The deadline to add a course, or drop a course and be eligible for a refund. Courses dropped on or before this date will not be recorded on the student transcript.

What is a withdrawal deadline?

The deadline to withdraw from a course in the term and receive a grade of "W". Withdrawals after this date will result in an "F" grade recorded on the student transcript.