Application deadlines

UFV has three four-month semesters:
Fall: September to December
Winter: January to April
Summer: May to August (full session)
               May to June (early session) and July to August (late session)

WHEN TO APPLY: Apply early! Seats in many programs are limited. Applying by the stated deadline does nto guarantee admission. Applications that remain incomplete by the deadline may have to be deferred to the next semester.

September to December
January to April
May to August
English Second Language July 1 October 15 March 15 May 15

Academic/Career Programs/
University Foundation Program

April 1*

October 1*

February 1*

Criminal Justice
December 15      

* Due to unusual demand, popular programs may fill prior to the application deadline. Apply early for best selection.

Transferring credits

If you want to transfer credits from a school you attended, you should apply at least 6 to 8 weeks before the deadline to allow time to complete the transfer credit evaluation before you register for classes. To initiate a transfer credit evaluation, you must pay a non-refundable fee of $250.00 CAD.

Semester Dates

UFV has three 4-month semesters per year and two 2-month semesters in summer.

Winter 2014:
January 6 - April 28 (Academic/University Foundation)
January 6 - March 1 ESL Early Session (ESL Levels 50 & 60 Day Classes)
March 4 - April 25 Late Session (ESL Levels 50 & 60 Day Classes)

Semester Break (Academic/Foundation): April 29 to May 6, 2014
Semester Break (ESL): April 26 to May 6, 2014

Summer 2014:
Full Session: May 7 - August 18 (Academic/University Foundation)
Early Session: May 7 - June 27 (Academic/University Foundation)
Late Session: July 2 - August 22 (Academic/University Foundation)

ESL Early Session: May 7 - June 27 (ESL Levels 50 & 60 Day Classes)
ESL Late Session: July 2 to August 22 (ESL Levels 50 & 60 Day Classes)

Semester Break (Academic/Foundation full session): August 19 to September 1, 2014
Semester Break (ESL/Academic Late Session): August 23 to September 1, 2014

Fall 2014: September 2 - December 15

Semester Break: December 16, 2014 to January 4, 2015

Winter 2015: January 5 - April 25

Semester Break: April 26 to May 3, 2015


  • Semester dates include exam periods
  • Dates are subject to change without notice
  • There are limited course offerings in 2-month academic & 7-week ESL sessions
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