Key Dates 2023-24

Note: Sessional Dates may be impacted by the situation surrounding COVID-19. Revised dates will be marked with an asterisk (*).

Please see the Academic Calendar for additional Undergraduate Sessional Dates.

Sept 4, 2023 Labour Day; Western closed
Sept 7, 2023 Fall/ Winter term classes begin
Sept 15, 2023 Last day to add a full course, a first-term half course, a first-term full course, or a full-year half course on campus and Distance Studies
Sept 29, 2023 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (observed as a non-instructional day at Western)
Oct 9, 2023 Thanksgiving; Western closed
Oct 30-Nov 5, 2023 Fall Reading Week
Nov 13, 2023 Last day to drop a first-term half course without academic penalty
Nov 30, 2023 Last day to drop a full course without academic penalty
Dec 8, 2023 Fall/ Winter Term classes end
Dec 9, 2023 Study Day
Dec 10-22, 2023 Mid-year examination period
Jan 8, 2024 Classes resume 
Jan 16, 2024 Last day to add a second-term half course
Feb 17-25, 2024 Spring Reading Week
Feb 19, 2024 Family Day; Western closed
Mar 7, 2024 Last day to drop a second-term half course without academic penalty
Mar 29, 2024 Good Friday; Western closed
April 8, 2024 Fall/Winter Term classes end
April 9-10, 2024 Study Day
April 11-30, 2024 Final examination period