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
(ESL May -  July)
English Second Language July 1 October 15 March 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 2015: January 5 - April 25, 2015

Semester Break: April 26 to May 3, 2015

Summer 2015:
Full Session (Academic/University Foundation): May 4 - August 25
Full Session (ESL): May 4 - July 21
Early Session (Academic): May 4 - June 27
Late Session (Academic): July 2 - August 25

Semester Break (Academic/University Foundation): August 26 to September 7, 2015
Semester Break (ESL): July 22 to September 7, 2015

Fall 2015: September 8 - December 19

Semester Break: December 20, 2015 to January 5, 2016

Winter 2016: January 6 - April 25, 2016

Semester Break: April 26 to May 8, 2016


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