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BCIT Academic Calendar

If you are an international student planning to study at BCIT Business + Media through an Exchange or our (free-mover) Business & Media Study Abroad program, we’ve put together a list of important dates for each term so you can plan your trip to Canada ahead of time!

Important dates for incoming students

Winter Term

Exchange Nomination Deadline October 5, 2021
Exchange Application Deadline October 12, 2021
Study Abroad Nomination Deadline October 15, 2021
Study Abroad Application Deadline October 15, 2021
Expected Arrival Date January 3, 2022
Orientation January 4, 2022
Lectures Start January 4, 2022
Spring Break (most programs) March 14-18, 2022
Lectures End May 20, 2022
*Examination Period May 19-27, 2022

Spring/Summer Term

(For free-mover “Study Abroad” students only)

Study Abroad Nomination Deadline January 15, 2022
Study Abroad Application Deadline January 15, 2022
Expected Arrival Date April 1, 2022
Orientation April 2 – 3, 2022
Lectures Start April 4, 2022
Lectures End Flexible (July – August)
*Examination Period Flexible (July – August)

Fall Term

Exchange Nomination Deadline February 1, 2022
Exchange Application Deadline February 15, 2022
Study Abroad Nomination Deadline June 15, 2022
Study Abroad Application Deadline June 15, 2022
Expected Arrival Date September 1, 2022
Orientation September 2 – 5, 2022
Lectures Start September 6, 2022
Lectures End December 5, 2022
*Examination Period December 5-12, 2022

*Please note: that exams for Part-time Studies courses are scheduled on the last day of the course. This will affect your end date. Please check with your Program Coordinator before booking your flights.