2022/23 Academic Calendar Secondary

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 – September 2, 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 4, 2022School-based Orientation Practicum begins1 day/week (cohort based)
October 10, 2022Thanksgiving DayUniversity closed
October 17-20, 2022Pre-practicum meetings with faculty advisors Location and date TBA
October 21, 2022BC Professional Development DayClasses cancelled
October 24, 2022School-based Orientation Practicum begins2-week practicum
November 4, 2022School-based Orientation Practicum ends
November 7-10, 2022Post-practicum debriefing meetings with faculty advisors Location and date TBA
November 11, 2022Remembrance DayUniversity closed
November 15, 2022School-based Orientation Practicum resumes at placement schools1 day/week practicum
December 16, 2022Last day of classes for Term 1

Winter Session Term 2
January 3 – May 12, 2023

January 3, 2023First day of classes for Term 2
January 20, 2023Education Career FairClasses cancelled
February 2, 2023Community Field Experience Contact Day Classes cancelled
February 6-10 & 13-17, 2023Meetings with faculty advisors for EDUC 421Location, date, and time TBA
February 10, 2023Pre-practicum Contact Day Classes cancelled
February 17, 2023Last day of classes for Term 2
February 20, 2023Family DayUniversity closed
February 21, 2023School-based Extended Practicum (EDUC 421) begins10-week practicum
February (date TBA)Summer registration opens
April 7, 2023Good FridayUniversity closed
April 10, 2023Easter MondayUniversity closed
May 12, 2023School-based Extended Practicum (EDUC 421) ends

Summer Session
May 15 – July 28, 2023

May 15, 2023Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) begins3-week CFE
May 22, 2023Victoria DayUniversity closed
June 2, 2023Community Field Experience (EDUC 430) ends
June 5, 2023First day of classes for Summer Session Term 1
June 30, 2023Last day of classes for Summer Session Term 1
July 3, 2023Holiday in lieu of Canada DayUniversity closed
July 4, 2023First day of classes for Summer Session Term 2
July 28, 2023Last day of classes for Summer Session Term 2