ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2020-2021
DIARY FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2020-2021

 

Diploma of Technology/Bachelor of Technology
Diploma of Technology
Technician Diploma
Post-Graduate Certificate
Advanced Diploma
Technical Certificate

 

Students in Diploma of Technology/Bachelor of Technology programs, or other students who are registered for undergraduate level courses as well as diploma level courses, please refer to the Memorial University academic diary for important dates and deadlines pertaining to the undergraduate level courses.

 

The Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland reserves the right to change the following dates:

 

 

FALL SEMESTER 2020

July 14, 2020, Monday

Registration begins online (7:00 P.M.) - Fall Term for Diploma/Bachelor of Technology, Diploma, Advanced Diploma,
Post-Graduate Certificate and Marine Engineering Work Term three (3).

 

August 24, 2020, Monday

Start date - Bridging courses for Advanced Standing students in Term three (3), ROV/UV program

 

September 4, 2020, Friday

End Date - Bridging courses for Advanced Standing students in Term three (3), ROV/UV program

 

September 7, 2020, Monday

No Classes - Labour Day

 

September 8, 2020, Tuesday

Orientation Activities - First year Diploma/Degree; Technology and Technician Diploma students

 

September 9, 2020, Wednesday

Classes Start - Fall Semester for all Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Post-Graduate Certificate

 

Start date - Work Term three (3) - Marine Engineering

 

Fees Payment Deadline - Fall Term

 

September 11, 2020, Friday

Last day to apply for Supplementary Exams for Technical Session & Summer Semester courses
and Challenge Exams for Fall Semester

 

September 17, 2020, Thursday

Start date - Supplementary and Deferred Exams for Technical Session and Summer Semester courses and Challenge Exams for Fall Semester

 

September 18, 2020, Friday

End date - Supplementary and Deferred Exams for Technical Session and Summer Semester courses and Challenge Exams for Fall Semester

 

September 23, 2020, Wednesday

Last date for students to add courses in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate programs for Fall 2020 semester

 

Last day to opt out of health and/or dental insurance in the Fall semester

 

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees and student union fees for the Fall 2020 Semester

 

No student union fees will be refunded after this date

 

September 25, 2020, Friday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, and diploma programs to apply for Fall scholarships.

 

September 30, 2020, Wednesday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate to drop courses and receive 50% refund of tuition fees for Fall Semester

 

October 7, 2020, Wednesday

Last date to Apply for Credit Transfers for Fall Semester and Examination Re-reads for the 2019/2020 Technical Session and Summer Semester

 

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma,and Post-Graduate Certificate to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees for Fall Semester. 

 

(No refunds will be granted to students in Fall Semester Programs after this date.)

 

October 12, 2020, Monday

No Classes - Thanksgiving Day, Fall Break Begins

 

October 13, 2020, Tuesday

No Classes - Fall Break

 

October 14, 2020, Wednesday

Classes resume

 

October 15, 2020, Thursday

Classes follow Tuesday’s Schedule

 

October 16, 2020, Friday

Classes follow Monday’s Schedule

 

October 21, 2020, Wednesday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate
to drop courses without academic prejudice.

 

November 11, 2020, Wednesday

No Classes - Remembrance Day Holiday

 

November 30, 2020, Monday

Registration begins at 7:00 P.M. for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate students registering in the Winter 2021 Semester.

 

December 11, 2020, Friday

Classes end - Fall Semester for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma,and Post-Graduate Certificate

End date - Work Term three (3) - Marine Engineering

 

December 14, 2020, Monday

Exams begin - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate

 

December 19, 2020, Saturday Exams end - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate
DIARY FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2019-2021

 

 WINTER SEMESTER 2021
January 4, 2021, Monday

Classes start - Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate

 

Start date- Tech Session two (2)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

Start date - Work Term two (2) - Marine Engineering

 

Fees Payment Deadline - Winter Term

 

January 6, 2021, Wednesday

Last day to apply for Supplementary Exams for Fall Semester courses and Challenge Exams for Winter Semester

 

January 11, 2021, Monday

Start date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Exams

 

January 12, 2021, Tuesday End date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Exams
January 18, 2021, Monday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate to add courses for the Winter Semester

 

Last date to opt out of health and/or dental insurance in the Winter Semester

 

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees and student union fees for the Winter Semester.

 

No student union fees will be refunded after this date.

 

Last date to apply for Scholarships for Winter Semester 

 

January 25, 2021, Monday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate program to drop courses and receive a 50%

 

Feburary 1, 2021, Monday

Last date to apply for Examination Re-reads of Fall 2020 exams


Last date to apply for Credit Transfer for Winter Semester

 

Last day - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees.

 

(No refunds will be granted to students in Winter Semester Programs after this date).

 

February 26, 2021, Friday

No classes - Winter break

 

End date- Tech Session two (2)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

 

March 1, 2021, Monday

Classes resume

 

Start date- Work Term one (1)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate to drop courses without academic prejudice.

 

March 12, 2021, Friday

Last day to apply for Graduation in June, 2021

 

March 15, 2021, Monday

No Classes - Mid-March Holiday

 

March 16, 2021, Tuesday

Classes Resume - Follow Monday's schedule

 

March 24, 2021, Wednesday

Registration begins 7:00 P.M. for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, and Advanced Diploma students registering in Technical Session, Summer Semester, Safety Training and Work Terms

 

April 2, 2021, Friday

No classes, no exams- Good Friday

 

April 5, 2021, Monday

No classes, no exams - Easter Monday

 

April 7, 2021, Wednesday

Follow Monday's schedule 

 

April 8, 2021, Thursday

 Workterm Orientation (12-2pm) for all SOF programs

 

April 9, 2021, Friday

Classes end- Winter semester for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate programs

 

End Date- Work Term Two (2)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

April 12, 2021, Monday

Exams Begin- Winter term for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate Programs

 

April 17, 2021, Saturday

Exams end - Winter term for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Post-Graduate Certificate programs

 

 

TECHNICAL SESSION AND SUMMER SEMESTER 2021

 


TECHNICAL SESSION AND SUMMER SEMESTER 2021
Please refer to the Student Fees Refund Policy in the Fees and Financial Information Section of the Marine Institute Academic Calendar, for the drop/refund deadlines for Technical Session courses relative to the various start dates for Technical Sessions.

April 19, 2021, Monday

Start date - Technical Session three (3) - Nautical Science

 

Start date - FDTE 2118, FDTE 3102, FDTE 3104, FDTE 3108, FDTE 4112- Advanced Diploma in Food Safety

 

Start date- AQUA 4114, SFTY 1125, SFTY 1136, SFTY 1101, AQUA 4116, AQUA 4117- Advanced Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture

 

Start date- SFTY 1125, SFTY 1135, SFTY 1136, AQUA 4000- Advanced Diploma in Water Quality

 

Start date- FDTE XXXX- Food Technology Diploma/Degree

 

Start date - Technical Session Three (3)- Marine Engineering

 

Start date- Ocean Mapping (2019-2022 Cohort) - Tech Session 1/2 Combination

 

Start date- Ocean Mapping (2018-2021 Cohort) - Tech Session 2/3 Combination

 

Start date- Ocean Mapping (2017-2020 Cohort)- Tech Session 3

 

Start Date - ROV (2019 - 2021 Cohort) and Underwater Vehicles (2019 - 2022 Cohort) - Tech Session 1/2 Combination

 

Start Date - ROV (2018 - 2020 Cohort) and Underwater Vehicles (2018 - 2021 Cohort) - Tech session 2

 

April 26, 2021, Monday

Start date - Work Term two (2) - Food Technology Diploma/Degree

 

Start date - Spring semester for post graduate certificate courses

 

Start date of Technical Session for students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma Programs (other than those which started April 19th)

 

Start date- Tech Session One (1)- Marine Engineering (2020 Cohort) / Nautical Science (2020 Cohort)

 

Start date- Tech Session One (1)- Marine Engineering (2019 Cohort) / Nautical Science (2019 Cohort)

 

Start Date - Ocean Mapping (2020 - 2023 Cohort) - Tech Session 1

 

Start Date - ROV (2020 - 2022 Cohort) and Underwater Vehicles (2020 - 2023 Cohort) - Tech Session 1

 

April 28, 2021, Wednesday

Last date to apply for Supplementary and Deferred exams for Winter Semester courses and Challenge Exams for Technical Session

 

May 3, 2021, Monday

Start date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Examinations

 

May 4, 2021, Tuesday

End date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Examinations

 

May 7, 2021, Friday

End date - FDTE 2118, FDTE 3102, FDTE 3104, FDTE 3108- End of Winter Semester- Advanced Diploma in Food Safety 

 

End date- Work Term One (1)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

May 10, 2021, Monday

Start date- Term Six (6) Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

May 14, 2021, Friday

End Date - SFTY 1125, SFTY 1136, SFTY 1136, AQUA 4000 – End of Winter Semester - Advanced Diploma in Water Quality

 

May 19, 2021, Wednesday

End Date - AQUA 4114, SFTY 1125 , SFTY 1136, SFTY1101, AQUA 4116, AQUA 4117 – End of Winter Semester - Advanced Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture

 

End Date- FDTE 2118, FDTE 3102, FDTE 3104, FDTE 3108, FDTE 4112- End of Winter Semester- Advanced Diploma in Food Safety

 

May 24, 2021, Monday

No Classes- Victoria Day

 

May 25, 2021, Tuesday

Start Date- Workterm- Advanced Diploma in Water Quality

 

State Date- Workterm- Advanced Diploma in Food Safety

 

Start Date- Workterm- Advanced Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture

 

Last date to add courses- Term Six (6)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

Last date to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition and student union fees.

 

No student union fees will be refunded after this date - Term six (6) Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

Last date to apply for Credit Transfer for Technical Session and Summer Semester

 

Last date to apply for Examination Re-reads of Winter 2021 exams

 

May 28, 2021, Friday

Classes end - Technical Session one (1) and two (2) - Marine Engineering

 

Classes end - Technical Session two (2) - Naval Architecture

 

End Date - Ocean Mapping (2017 - 2020 Cohort) - Tech Session 3

 

End Date - Underwater Vehicles (2018 - 2021 Cohort) - Tech session 2

 

May 31, 2021, Monday

Final Exam Day - Technical Session one (1) - Marine Engineering

 

Last date to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees. Term Six (6)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

Start Date - Safety training - Technical Sessions one (1) and two (2) - Marine Engineering

 

Start Date - Ocean Mapping (2017 - 2020 Cohort) - Work Term

 

Start Date - ROV (2018 - 2020 Cohort) and Underwater Vehicles (2018 - 2021 Cohort) - Work Term

 

June 4, 2021, Friday

End Date ROV (2020 - 2022 Cohort) and Underwater Vehicles (2020 - 2023 Cohort) - Tech Session 1

 

Classes end - Technical Session two (2) - Marine Engineering Systems Design, Naval Architecture

 

End Date- Ocean Mapping (2020-2021 Cohort) - Tech Session 1

 

End date - Technical Session three (3) - Marine Engineering Systems Design

 

End date - Technical Session one (2) - Marine Environmental

 

End date - Work Term two (2) - Food Technology Diploma/Degree

 

End date - Technical Session Three (3)- Marine Engineering

 

June 7 2021, Monday

Exams begin - Technical Session one (1) - ROV/UV

 

Final Exam Day - Technical Session two (2) - Marine Engineering Systems Design and Naval Architecture

 

Last date to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees (no refunds will be granted to students after this date)- Term Six (6) Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

End date - Spring Semester for post graduate certificate courses

 

Start date - Work Term - Ocean Mapping

 

Start Date - Work Term - ROV/UV

 

June 10, 2021, Thursday

Exams end - Technical Session one (1) - ROV/UV

 

June 11, 2021, Friday

End date - Technical Session three (3) - Nautical Science

 

End Date – Technical Session one (1) – Marine Environmental Technology

 

June 16, 2021, Wednesday

Start date- Work term one (1)- Marine Environmental

 

June 18, 2021, Friday

End date - Technical Session Two (2) - Nautical Science

 

End date - Technical Session two (2) - Marine Engineering

 

End date- Tech Session One (1)- Nautical Science (2020 Cohort)

 

End Date - Ocean Mapping (2019 - 2022 Cohort) - Tech Session 1/2 Combination

 

End Date - Ocean Mapping (2018 - 2021 Cohort) - Tech Session 2/3 Combination

 

End Date - ROV (2019 - 2021 Cohort) and Underwater Vehicles (2019 - 2022 Cohort) - Tech Session 1/2 Combination

 

June 18, 2021, Friday Graduation
June 21, 2021, Monday

 No Classes - Discovery Day

June 21, 2021, Monday

Start date - Sea Phase one (1) and Sea Phase two (2) - Nautical Science

 

Start date - Work Term one (1) - Marine Engineering

 

Start Date - Ocean Mapping (2018 - 2021 Cohort) - Work Term

 

Start Date - ROV (2019 - 2021 Cohort) and Underwater Vehicles (2019 - 2022 Cohort) - Work Term

 

June 23, 2021, Wednesday

Classes follow Monday's schedule

 

June 24, 2021, Thursday

End date- Tech Session One (1)- Nautical Science (2019 Cohort)

 

June 25, 2021, Friday

End date- Tech Session One (1)- Marine Engineering Systems Design

 

End date- Tech Session One (1)- Naval Archictecture

 

June 8, 2021, Monday

End date- Tech Session One (1)- Naval Archictecture

 

July 1, 2021, Thursday

No Classes - Memorial Day/Canada Day Holiday

 

July 9, 2021, Friday

End date- Tech Session One (1) - Marine Engineering (2019 Cohort)

 

July 12, 2021, Monday

No Classes - Mid-July Holiday

 

July 13, 2021, Tuesday

Classes follow Monday's schedule

 

July 16, 2021, Friday

End date- Tech Session One (1)- Marine Engineering (2020 Cohort)

 

August 4, 2021, Wednesday

No Classes - No Exams - Regatta (Civic) Day

 

August 13, 2021, Friday

Classes End- Term Six (6)- Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

August 16, 2021, Monday

Exams Begin- Term Six (6) Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

August 20, 2021, Friday

Exams End- Term Six (6) Marine Engineering (2018 Cohort)

 

August 25, 2021, Wednesday

End date - Sea Phase one (1) and Sea Phase two (2) - Nautical Science

 

End Date - Work Term one (1) - Marine Engineering

 

End Date - Work Term - ROV/UV

 

End Date - Work Term - Ocean Mapping

August 27, 2021, Friday

End Date- Work term one (1)- Marine Environmental Technology

 

End Date- Work term- Advanced Diplomas in Food Safety, Sustainable Aquaculture, and Water Quality

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

 

Because of sailing and company schedules, and work term availability, the dates for Work Terms must be flexible and may not always begin and end on the dates specified in this Diary.