2021/22 Academic Calendar Elementary & Middle Years

Please take note of these important program dates when planning your year ahead. The teacher education program mirrors the expectations for attendance required in the profession.

Teacher candidates attend classes during the Term 1 & 2 UBC mid-term breaks.


Winter Session Term 1
September 2 – December 17, 2021

August 30, 2021IB orientation (IB teacher candidates only)
September 2, 2021BEd Orientation DayAttendance is mandatory
September 7, 2021First day of classes for Term 1
October 7, 2021School-based orientation practicum begins1 day/week
October 11, 2021Thanksgiving DayClasses cancelled
October 22, 2021BC Professional Development Day Classes cancelled
October 25, 2021School-based orientation practicum begins2 weeks
November 5, 2021School-based orientation practicum ends
November 11, 2021Remembrance DayClasses cancelled
December 17, 2021Last day of classes for Term 1

Winter Session Term 2
January 4 – June 3, 2022

January 4, 2022First day of classes for Term 2A
January 6, 2022School-based orientation practicum begins1 day/week
January 21, 2022Education Career FairClasses cancelled except EDCP 320
February 3, 2022Community field experience contact day
February 11, 2022Last day of classes for Term 2A
February 14, 2022First day of classes for Term 2B
February 21, 2022Family Day Classes cancelled
February (date TBA)Summer registration opens
March 10, 2022School-based orientation practicum ends
March 18, 2022Last day of classes for Term 2B
March 28, 2022School-based extended practicum (EDUC 418/419) begins10 weeks
April 15, 2022Good FridayClasses cancelled
April 18, 2022Easter MondayClasses cancelled
May 23, 2022Victoria DayClasses cancelled
June 3, 2022School-based extended practicum (EDUC 418/419) ends

Summer Session – Terms 1 & 2
June 6 – July 29, 2022

June 6, 2022Community field experience (EDUC 430) begins3 weeks
June 24, 2022Community field experience (EDUC 430) ends
July 4, 2022First day of classes for Summer Session Term 2
July 29, 2022Last day of classes Summer Session Term 2