2024/25 Academic Calendar – Elementary & Middle Years

Please take note of these important program dates when planning your year ahead. The Bachelor of 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

August 29, 2024 – December 13, 2024

August 26, 2024International Baccalaureate Orientation(IB teacher candidates only)
August 29, 2024BEd Alumni Panel Presentation | 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (TBC)Online
September 3, 2024First day of classes for Term 1
September 5, 2024Student Orientation for Elementary & Middle YearsAttendance is mandatory for all teacher candidates
September 30, 2024National Day for Truth and ReconciliationUniversity closed/Classes cancelled
October 3, 2024School-based Orientation Practicum begins1 day a week practicum
October 14, 2024Thanksgiving DayUniversity closed/Classes cancelled
October 21, 2024School-based Orientation Practicum begins2-week practicum
October 25, 2024BC Professional Development Day Classes cancelled
November 1, 2024School-based Orientation Practicum ends2-week practicum
November 11, 2024Remembrance DayUniversity closed/Classes cancelled
December 13, 2024Last day of classes for Term 1

Winter Session Term 2

January 6, 2025 – June 6, 2025

January 6, 2025First day of classes for Term 2A
January 9, 2025School-based Orientation Practicum begins 1 day a week practicum
January 24, 2025Education Career FairClasses cancelled except EDCP 320
January 30, 2025Community Field Experience Contact Day
February 14, 2025Last day of classes for Term 2A
February 17, 2025BC Family Day University closed/Classes cancelled
February 18, 2025First day of classes for Term 2B
February (date TBA)Summer registration opens
March 13, 2025School-based Orientation Practicum ends1 day a week practicum
March 21, 2025Last day of classes for Term 2B
March 31, 2025EDUC 418/419 School-based Extended Practicum begins10-week extended practicum
April 18, 2025Good FridayUniversity closed/Classes cancelled
April 21, 2025Easter MondayUniversity closed/Classes cancelled
May 19, 2025Victoria DayUniversity closed/Classes cancelled
June 6, 2025EDUC 418/419 School-based Extended Practicum ends

Summer Session

June 9, 2025 – July 25, 2025

June 9, 2025EDUC 430 (Community Field Experience) begins3-week CFE
June 27, 2025EDUC 430 (Community Field Experience) ends
July 2, 2025First day of classes for Summer Session Term 2
July 25, 2025Last day of classes Summer Session Term 2