ACADEMIC CALENDAR
2018-2019
DIARY FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019

 

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 2018

July 16, 2018, Monday

Registration begins online (7:00 P.M.) - Fall Term for Diploma of Technology/Bachelor of Technology, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate programs and Marine Engineering Work Term three (3). Registration will be ongoing until September 4, 2018

 

Students who have been accepted and conditionally accepted into programs requiring the submission of medicals and/or letters of conduct will not be permitted to register for classes unless satisfactory copies of the required medicals and/or letter of conduct have been received by the Registrar’s Office.

 

August 20, 2018, Monday Start date - bridge training for Advanced Standing students in Term three (3), ROV/UV program
August 31, 2018, Friday

End date - bridge training for Advanced Standing students in Term three (3), ROV/UV program

 

September 3, 2018, Monday No Classes - Labour Day
September 4, 2018, Tuesday

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

 

Orientation Activities - Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics

 

September 5, 2018, Wednesday

Classes Start - Fall Semester for all Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics

 

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

 

Fees Payment Deadline - Fall Term

 

September 7, 2018, Friday

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

 

September 10, 2018, Monday

Start date - Safety training - Bridge Watch

 

September 13, 2018, Thursday

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

 

September 14, 2018, Friday

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

September 19, 2018, Wednesday

Last date for students to add courses in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics programs for Fall 2018 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 and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees and student union fees for the Fall 2018 Semester

 

No student union fees will be refunded after this date

 

September 21, 2018, Friday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs to apply for Fall scholarships

 

September 26, 2018, Wednesday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs to drop courses and receive 50% refund of tuition fees for Fall Semester

 

October 3, 2018, Wednesday

Last date to Apply for Credit Transfers for Fall Semester and Examination Re-reads for the 2017/2018 Technical Session and Summer Semester

 

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees for the Fall Semester

 

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

 

October 8, 2018, Monday

No Classes - Thanksgiving Day, Fall Break Begins

 

October 9, 2018, Tuesday

No Classes - Fall Break

 

October 10, 2018, Wednesday

Classes resume - Classes follow Monday’s Schedule

 

October 11, 2018, Thursday

Classes follow Tuesday’s Schedule

 

October 24, 2018, Wednesday

Last date - students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics to drop courses without academic prejudice

 

November 12, 2018, Monday No Classes - Remembrance Day Holiday
November 16, 2018, Friday Classes follow Monday's Schedule
December 3, 2018, Monday Registration begins for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate, and Technical Certificate students registering in the Winter 2019 Semester
December 7, 2018, Friday Classes end - Fall Semester for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs
December 10, 2018, Monday Exams begin - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs
December 14, 2018, Friday End date - Marine Engineering Work Term three (3)
December 15, 2018, Saturday Exams end - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs

 

DIARY FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2018-2019

 

 WINTER SEMESTER 2019
January 3, 2019, Thursday

Classes start - Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificates - Bridge Watch and Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs

 

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

 

Fees Payment Deadline - Winter Term

 

January 7, 2019, Monday Last day to apply for Supplementary Exams for Fall Semester courses and Challenge Exams for Winter Semester
January 10, 2019, Thursday Start date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Exams
January 11, 2019, Friday End date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Exams
January 17, 2019, Thursday

Last date - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate - Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs 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, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate - Marine Diesel Mechanics Programs to drop courses and receive 100% refund of tuition fees and student union fees for the Winter Semester

 

No student union fees will be refunded after this date

 

Last day to apply for Scholarships for Winter Semester

 

January 24, 2019, Thursday Last date - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate - Marine Diesel Mechanics programs to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees for Winter Semester
January 28, 2019, Monday

Classes end - Bridge Watch

Start date - Safety Training - Bridge Watch

January 31, 2019, Thursday

Last date to apply for Examination Re-reads of Fall 2018 exams

 

Last date to apply for Credit Transfer for Winter Semester

 

Last date - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate - Marine Diesel Mechanics Program 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 21, 2019, Thursday Last date - Students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate - Marine Diesel Mechanics Program to drop courses without academic prejudice
February 21, 2019, Thursday No classes - Winter break begins
February 22, 2019, Friday No classes - Winter break
February 25, 2019, Monday Classes resume
March 1, 2019, Friday End date - Safety Training - Bridge Watch
March 7, 2019, Thursday Start date - Work Term - Bridge Watch
March 8, 2019, Friday

Last day to apply for Graduation in June, 2019

March 18, 2019, Monday No Classes - Mid-March Holiday
March 21, 2019, Thursday Classes follow Monday’s schedule
March 27, 2019, Wednesday Registration period begins for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, and Technical Certificate - Marine Diesel Mechanics students registering in Technical Session, Summer Semester, Safety Training and Work Terms
April 5, 2019, Friday Classes end - Winter Semester for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate Programs
April 8, 2019, Monday Exams begin - Winter term for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate Programs

April 12, 2019, Friday

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

April 13, 2019, Saturday Exams end - Winter term for Diploma/Degree, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Post-Graduate Certificate and Technical Certificate Programs

 

TECHNICAL SESSION AND SUMMER SEMESTER 2019

 


TECHNICAL SESSION AND SUMMER SEMESTER 2019
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 dates for Technical Sessions.

April 15, 2019, Monday

Start date - Technical Session three (3) Nautical Science

 

Start date - Safety Training - Marine Diesel Mechanics

 

Start date - FDTE 2118 (Canned Foods and Thermal Processing) - Advanced Diploma in Food Safety and Diploma/Degree in Food Technology

 

Start date - SFTY 1125 (SVOP), SFTY 1136 (SOV-BS), SFTY 1101 (Standard First Aid) and Boat Handling - Advanced Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture

 

Start date - Safety Training - Marine Engineering Term seven (7)

 

April 18, 2019, Thursday

End date - FDTE 2118 (Canned Foods and Thermal Processing) - Advanced Diploma in Food Safety and Diploma/Degree in Food Technology

 

April 19, 2019, Friday

No classes - Good Friday

 

April 22, 2019, Monday

No classes - Easter Holiday

 

April 23, 2019, Tuesday

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

 

Start date of Technical Session for students in Diploma/Degree, Diploma Programs (other than those which started April 15th) and the Advanced Diploma in Water Quality

 

Start date - Summer Term - Marine Engineering Term six (6)

 

Start date - FDTE 3102, FDTE 3104, FDTE 3108, QLAS 2104 - Advanced Diploma in Food Safety and Diploma/Degree in Food Technology

 

April 24, 2019, Wednesday

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

 

April 29, 2019, Monday

Start date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Examinations

 

Last date - students in Post-Graduate Certificates to drop courses without academic prejudice; students in Post-Graduate Certificates to add courses for Spring 2018 semester

 

April 30, 2019, Tuesday

End date - Supplementary, Deferred and Challenge Examinations

 

May 6, 2019, Monday

End date - FDTE 3102, FDTE 3104, FDTE 3108 - Advanced Diploma Food Safety and Diploma/Degree in Food Technology

 

End of Winter Semester - Advanced Diploma in Food Safety

 

May 7, 2019, Tuesday

Last date to add courses for Summer Term - Marine Engineering, Term six (6)

 

Last date - students in Marine Engineering Term six (6) to drop courses and receive a 100% refund of tuition fees and student union fees for the Summer Semester.

 

No student union fees will be refunded after this date

 

End date - AQUA 4114, SFTY 1125 (SVOP), SFTY 1136 (SOV-BS), SFTY 1101 (Standard First Aid) and SFTY 1135 (Boat Handling) - Advanced Diploma Sustainable Aquaculture

 

End of Winter Semester - Advanced Diploma in Sustainable Aquaculture

  

May 10, 2019, Friday

End date - Work Term - Bridge Watch

 

May 13, 2019, Monday

Start date - Work Term - Advanced Diploma in Food Safety and Sustainable Aquaculture

 

Start date - Work Term two (2) - Food Technology

 

May 14, 2019, Tuesday

Last date - students in Marine Engineering Term six (6) to drop courses and receive a 50% refund of tuition fees the Summer Semester

 

May 20, 2019, Monday

No Classes - Commonwealth Day

 

May 21, 2019, Tuesday

Classes follow Monday’s schedule

 

Last day - students in Marine Engineering Term six (6) to drop courses and receive a 25% refund of tuition fees for the Summer Semester.

 

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

 

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

 

Last date to apply for Examination Re-reads of Winter 2019 exams

 

End Date - QLAS 2104 - Food Technology

 

End of Technical Session 1 - Food Technology

 

May 22, 2019, Wednesday

End date - Technical Session two (2) - Marine Environmental Technology

 

May 24, 2019, Friday

End date - Technical Sessions one (1) and three (3) - Naval Architecture

 

Classes end - Technical Session one (1) - Marine Engineering Technology

 

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

 

May 27, 2019, Monday

Final Exam Day - Technical Session two (2) - Naval Architecture

  

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

 

Start date - Safety Training - Technical Sessions one (1) and two (2) - Marine Engineering

 

Start date - Work Term one (1) - Food Technology

 

May 31, 2019, Friday

Classes end - Technical Session one (1) and two (2) - ROV/UV

 

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

 

End date - Technical Sessions one (1), two (2) and three (3) - Ocean Mapping

 

End date - Technical Sessions one (1) and three (3) - Marine Engineering Systems Design

 

End date - Technical Session - Advanced Diploma in Water Quality

 

End date - Work Term two (2) - Marine Environmental

 

End date - Safety Training - Marine Engineering Term seven (7)

 

End date - Safety Training - Marine Diesel Mechanics

 

June 3 2019, Monday

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

 

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

 

End date - Spring Semester for Post-Graduate Certificate courses

 

Start date - Work Term - Ocean Mapping

 

 June 6, 2019, Thursday

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

 

June 7, 2019, Friday

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

 

End date - Technical Session one (1) - Marine Environmental Technology

 

June 10, 2019, Monday

Start date - Work Term - Marine Diesel Mechanics

 

Start date - Work Term - ROV/UV 

 

Start date - Work Term - Advanced Diploma in Water Quality

 

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

 

June 11, 2019, Tuesday

Last date - students in Marine Engineering Term six (6) to drop courses without academic prejudice

 

June 14, 2019, Friday

End date - Technical Session one (1) and two (2) - Nautical Science

 

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

 

June 14, 2019, Friday Graduation
June 17, 2019, Monday

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

 

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

 

June 24, 2019, Monday No Classes - Discovery Day
June 26, 2019, Wednesday Classes follow Monday's schedule
June 28, 2019, Friday End date - Technical Session one (1) - Marine Engineering
July 1, 2019, Monday No Classes - Memorial Day/Canada Day Holiday
July 4 2019, Thursday Classes follow Monday’s schedule
July 8, 2019, Monday No Classes - Mid-July Holiday
July 12, 2019, Friday Classes follow Monday’s schedule
July 26, 2019, Friday Classes end - Summer Semester Marine Engineering Term six (6)
July 29, 2019, Monday Exams begin - Marine Engineering Term six (6)
August 2, 2019, Friday Exams end - Marine Engineering Term six (6)
August 7, 2019, Wednesday No Classes - Regatta (Civic) Day
August 23, 2019, Friday

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 one (1) - Marine Environmental

 

End date - Work Term one (1) and Work Term two (2) - Food Technology

 

End date - Work Term - Advanced Diplomas in Food Safety and Sustainable Aquaculture

 

End date - Work Term - ROV/UV

 

End date - Work Term - Ocean Mapping

  

End date - Work Term - Marine Diesel Mechanics

 

September 20, 2019, Friday End date - Work Term - Advanced Diploma in 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.