2022/23 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 1 – December 16, 2022

August 29, 2022International Baccalaureate orientation(IB teacher candidates only)
September 1, 2022BEd Orientation DayAttendance is mandatory
September 6, 2022First day of classes for Term 1
September 30, 2022National Day for Truth and ReconciliationUniversity closed
October 6, 2022School-based Orientation Practicum 1 day/week practicum begins
October 10, 2022Thanksgiving DayUniversity closed
October 21, 2022BC Professional Development Day Classes cancelled
October 24, 2022School-based Orientation Practicum 2-week practicum begins
November 4, 2022School-based Orientation Practicum 2-week practicum ends
November 11, 2022Remembrance DayUniversity closed
December 16, 2022Last day of classes for Term 1

Winter Session Term 2
January 3 – June 2, 2023

January 3, 2023First day of classes for Term 2A
January 5, 2023School-based Orientation Practicum begins1 day/week practicum
January 20, 2023Education Career FairClasses cancelled except EDCP 320
February 2, 2023Community Field Experience Contact Day
February 10, 2023Last day of classes for Term 2A
February 13, 2023First day of classes for Term 2B
February 20, 2023Family Day University closed
February (date TBA)Summer registration opens
March 9, 2023School-based Orientation Practicum ends1 day/week practicum
March 17, 2023Last day of classes for Term 2B
March 27, 2023School-based Extended Practicum (EDUC 418/419) begins10-week practicum
April 7, 2023Good FridayUniversity closed
April 10, 2023Easter MondayUniversity closed
May 22, 2023Victoria DayUniversity closed
June 2, 2023School-based Extended Practicum (EDUC 418/419) ends10-week practicum

Summer Session – Terms 1 & 2
June 5 – July 28, 2023

June 5, 2023Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) begins3-week CFE
June 23, 2023Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) ends
July 3, 2023Holiday in lieu of Canada Day University closed
July 4, 2023First day of classes for Summer Session Term 2
July 28, 2023Last day of classes Summer Session Term 2