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Academic Schedule & Important Dates

Academic Schedule 

To view NWCC's Academic Schedule for this year, please visit NW Connect by clicking one of the links below.

  • If you are a current student you can LOG IN here
  • If you are not a current student please click here and select "Guests" and then "Seach for Classes"

To Search for classes using NW Connect:

  1. Choose a Term from the drop down menu. 
  2. Enter at least one other field such as Location. If you are seaching classes for a specifc program, please select the program from the drop down menu. If you leave the program blank, all classes at the campus chosen will populate. 
  3. Click submit.

If you have any questions regarding our programs or courses, please make an appointment with one of our Educational Advisors or visit the campus nearest you for more information. 

Important Dates

2019 2020 2021 2022

2018

DAYS TO REMEMBER DATE NOTES
New Year's Day January 1, 2018 College closed
College Opens after Christmas Break January 2, 2018 College open
Classes Recommence after Christmas Break January 8, 2018 For most programs
Reading Week  Unique to each program See below for specific dates
Family Day  February 12, 2018 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal March 16, 2018 For winter semester
Good Friday March 30, 2018  College closed
Easter Monday April 02, 2018 College closed
Winter Semester Classes End April 27, 2018 For most programs
Spring Semester Starts  April 30, 2018 For most programs
Victoria Day May 21, 2018 College closed
Convocation - Smithers June 5, 2018 For most programs
Convocation - Prince Rupert June 6, 2018 For most programs
Convocation - Terrace June 7, 2018 For most programs
Canada Day July 1, 2018 College closed
BC Day August 6, 2018 College closed
Spring Semester Classes End  August 31, 2018 For most programs
Labour Day September 3, 2018 College closed
Fall Semester Classes Begin  September 4, 2018 For most programs
Thanksgiving Day October 8, 2018 College closed
Remembrance Day November 12, 2018 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal November 16, 2018 For fall semester
Fall Semester Classes End  December 14, 2018 For most programs
Fall Semester Classes End - Trades December 21, 2018 For Trades
College Offices Close at 3:00pm December 24, 2018 Early closure
College Opens for Christmas Break December 25, 26, 27, 28 & 31, 2018 College closed

2018 Reading Week Dates

READING WEEK PROGRAM LOCATION
February 26 - March 3, 2018  University Credit & Social Service Worker & Early Childhood Care and Education   All Campuses 
  Business Administration Terrace & Prince Rupert 
  Nusing  Terrace 
March 26-30, 2018  Career and College Prep Prince Rupert & Smithers only 
March 19-23, 2018  Retail Services Program Terrace

 

Future Academic Dates

*Future dates may be subject to change.

2019

DAYS TO REMEMBER DATE NOTES
New Year's Day January 1, 2019 College closed
College Opens after Christmas Break January 2, 2019 College open
Classes Recommence after Christmas Break January 7, 2019 For most programs
Reading Week  Unique to each program See below for specific dates
Family Day  February 11, 2019 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal March 15, 2019 For winter semester
Good Friday April 19, 2019 College closed
Easter Monday April 22, 2019 College closed
Winter Semester Classes End April 26, 2019 For most programs
Spring Semester Starts  April 29, 2019 For most programs
Victoria Day May 20, 2019 College closed
Convocation - Prince Rupert TBD For most programs
Convocation - Smithers TBD For most programs
Convocation - Terrace TBD For most programs
Canada Day July 1, 2019 College closed
BC Day August 5, 2019 College closed
Spring Semester Classes End  August 30, 2019 For most programs
Labour Day September 2, 2019 College closed
Fall Semester Classes Begin  September 3, 2019 For most programs
Thanksgiving Day October 14, 2019 College closed
Remembrance Day November 11, 2019 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal November 15, 2019 For fall semester
Fall Semester Classes End  December 13, 2019 For most programs
Fall Semester Classes End - Trades December 20, 2019 For Trades
College Offices Close at 3:00pm December 24, 2019 Early closure
College Opens for Christmas Break December 25, 26, 27, 30 & 31, 2019 College closed

2019 Reading Week Dates

READING WEEK PROGRAM LOCATION
Dates TBD University Credit & Social Service Worker & Early Childhood Care and Education   All Campuses 
  Business Administration Terrace & Prince Rupert 
  Nusing  Terrace 
  Career and College Prep Prince Rupert & Smithers only 
  Retail Services Program Terrace

2020

DAYS TO REMEMBER DATE NOTES
New Year's Day January 1, 2020 College closed
College Opens after Christmas Break January 2, 2020 College open
Classes Recommence after Christmas Break January 6, 2020 For most programs
Reading Week  Unique to each program See below for specific dates
Family Day  February 10, 2020 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal March 13, 2020 For winter semester
Good Friday April 10, 2020 College closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 College closed
Winter Semester Classes End April 24, 2020 For most programs
Spring Semester Starts  April 27, 2020 For most programs
Victoria Day May 18, 2020 College closed
Convocation - Prince Rupert TBD For most programs
Convocation - Smithers TBD For most programs
Convocation - Terrace TBD For most programs
Canada Day July 1, 2020 College closed
BC Day August 3, 2020 College closed
Spring Semester Classes End  September 4, 2020 For most programs
Labour Day September 7, 2020 College closed
Fall Semester Classes Begin  September 8, 2020 For most programs
Thanksgiving Day October 12, 2020 College closed
Remembrance Day November 11, 2020 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal November 20, 2020 For fall semester
Fall Semester Classes End  December 18, 2020 For most programs
Fall Semester Classes End - Trades December 24, 2020 For Trades
College Offices Close at 3:00pm December 24, 2020 Early closure
College Opens for Christmas Break December 25, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2020 College closed

2020 Reading Week Dates

READING WEEK PROGRAM LOCATION
Dates TBD University Credit & Social Service Worker & Early Childhood Care and Education   All Campuses 
  Business Administration Terrace & Prince Rupert 
  Nusing  Terrace 
  Career and College Prep Prince Rupert & Smithers only 
  Retail Services Program Terrace

2021

DAYS TO REMEMBER DATE NOTES
New Year's Day January 1, 2021 College closed
College Opens after Christmas Break January 4, 2021 College open
Classes Recommence after Christmas Break January 4, 2021 For most programs
Reading Week  Unique to each program See below for specific dates
Family Day  February 8, 2021 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal March 12, 2021 For winter semester
Good Friday April 2, 2021 College closed
Easter Monday April 5, 2021 College closed
Winter Semester Classes End April 23, 2021 For most programs
Spring Semester Starts  April 26, 2021 For most programs
Victoria Day May 24, 2021 College closed
Convocation - Prince Rupert TBD For most programs
Convocation - Smithers TBD For most programs
Convocation - Terrace TBD For most programs
Canada Day July 1, 2021 College closed
BC Day August 2, 2021 College closed
Spring Semester Classes End  September 3, 2021 For most programs
Labour Day September 6, 2021 College closed
Fall Semester Classes Begin  September 7, 2021 For most programs
Thanksgiving Day October 11, 2021 College closed
Remembrance Day November 11, 2021 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal November 19, 2021 For fall semester
Fall Semester Classes End  December 17, 2021 For most programs
Fall Semester Classes End - Trades December 24, 2021 For Trades
College Offices Close at 3:00pm December 24, 2021 Early closure
College Opens for Christmas Break December 27, 28, 29, 30 & 31, 2021 College closed

2021 Reading Week Dates

READING WEEK PROGRAM LOCATION
Dates TBD University Credit & Social Service Worker & Early Childhood Care and Education   All Campuses 
  Business Administration Terrace & Prince Rupert 
  Nusing  Terrace 
  Career and College Prep Prince Rupert & Smithers only 
  Retail Services Program Terrace

2022

DAYS TO REMEMBER DATE NOTES
New Year's Day January 3, 2022 College closed
College Opens after Christmas Break January 4, 2022 College open
Classes Recommence after Christmas Break January 10, 2022 For most programs
Reading Week  Unique to each program See below for specific dates
Family Day  February 14, 2022 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal March 11, 2022 For winter semester
Good Friday April 15, 2022 College closed
Easter Monday April 18, 2022 College closed
Winter Semester Classes End April 29, 2022 For most programs
Spring Semester Starts  May 2, 2022 For most programs
Victoria Day May 23, 2022 College closed
Convocation - Prince Rupert TBD For most programs
Convocation - Smithers TBD For most programs
Convocation - Terrace TBD For most programs
Canada Day July 1, 2022 College closed
BC Day August 1, 2022 College closed
Spring Semester Classes End  September 2, 2022 For most programs
Labour Day September 5, 2022 College closed
Fall Semester Classes Begin  September 6, 2022 For most programs
Thanksgiving Day October 10, 2022 College closed
Remembrance Day November 11, 2022 College closed
Last Day for Offical Withdrawal November 18, 2022 For fall semester
Fall Semester Classes End  December 16, 2022 For most programs
Fall Semester Classes End - Trades December 23, 2022 For Trades
College Offices Close at 3:00pm December 23, 2022 Early closure
College Opens for Christmas Break December 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2022 College closed

2022 Reading Week Dates

READING WEEK PROGRAM LOCATION
Dates TBD University Credit & Social Service Worker & Early Childhood Care and Education   All Campuses 
  Business Administration Terrace & Prince Rupert 
  Nusing  Terrace 
  Career and College Prep Prince Rupert & Smithers only 
  Retail Services Program Terrace