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Academic Schedule

Please note:

  • These term start and end dates are based on a standard 15-week term. Some classes or programs may differ from this schedule. Please check your class schedule in MyNAIT.
  • The course add, drop, and withdrawal deadlines vary by course length (percentage of term completion). View your courses deadline dates in MyNAIT – you can use the Self Service Guide for additional support.

*Dates may be subject to change.
 

 Winter 2024 Term

January 8 to April 27, 2024

Date Description
Dec. 13 Winter 2024 tuition and fees payment deadline
Dec. 23 - Jan 2

Winter Break - NAIT closed

* For international students, all the days between Dec. 17 to Jan. 7 (inclusive) are considered a scheduled break

Jan. 1 International applicants: Applications for Winter 2025 open

Degree, diploma, certificate and upgrading program applications open for international students only

Jan. 3 - 7

Institute re-opens
There are no classes for most programs
Jan. 4 - 5 Winter NAIT Student Orientation - On-Campus
Incoming students should attend the orientation date that aligns with their program's school
Jan. 8 Winter 2024 term start
First day of classes for most programs
Jan. 23 - 24 Student Service Fair

Feb. 19

Family Day - NAIT closed
Feb. 20

Remembrance Day in lieu - NAIT closed
As Remembrance Day 2023 fell on a Saturday, it will be observed on Feb. 20 for all students, staff and faculty.

Feb. 21 - 23

Reading Break
Most students will have no classes during this time. Classes for apprenticeship programs and non-credit students will continue as scheduled.

* For international students, all the days between Feb. 17 to Feb. 25 (inclusive) are considered a scheduled break

Mar. 1

Domestic applicants: Applications for Winter 2025 open

Degree, diploma, certificate and upgrading program applications open for domestic students

Mar. 29

Good Friday - NAIT closed
Apr. 1 International applicants: Applications for Spring 2025 open
Degree, diploma, certificate and upgrading program applications open for international students only

Apr. 1

Easter Monday - NAIT closed
Apr. 17 Spring 2024 tuition and fees payment deadline

Apr. 27

Last day of Winter 2024 term

 Spring/Summer 2024 Term

Spring: May 6 to June 25, 2024 | Summer: July 2 - August 23, 2024

Date Description
May 3 Spring NAIT Student Orientation - On-Campus
Incoming students should attend the orientation date that aligns with their program's school

May 6

Spring 2024 term start
First day of classes for most programs
May 20 Victoria Day - NAIT closed
June 1 Domestic applicants: Applications for Spring 2025 open
Degree, diploma, certificate and upgrading program applications open for domestic students
June 25 Last day for most Spring 2024 classes
Some spring classes extend to August

July 1

Canada Day - NAIT closed

July 2

Summer 2024 term start
First day of classes for most programs
Aug. 1 International applicants: Applications for Fall 2025 open
Degree, diploma, certificate and upgrading program applications open for international students only
Domestic applications do not open until Oct.1

Aug. 5

Heritage Day - NAIT closed
Aug. 14 Fall 2024 tuition and fees payment deadline

Aug. 23

End of Summer 2024 term

 Fall 2024 Term

September 3 to December 17, 2024

Date Description
Aug.14 Fall 2024 tuition and fees payment deadline
Aug. 28 - 30 Fall NAIT Student Orientation - On-Campus
Reminder: Complete the Online Student Orientation, before attending on campus session. Please attend the orientation on the date assigned to your program's school.
Sept. 2 Labour Day - NAIT closed

Sept. 3

Fall 2024 term start
First day of classes for most programs
Sept. 25 - 26 Student Service Fair
Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - NAIT closed
Oct. 1 Domestic applicants: Applications for Fall 2025 open
Degree, diploma, certificate and upgrading program applications open for domestic students
Oct. 14 Thanksgiving Day - NAIT closed
Nov. 8 - 12

Fall Break
Most students will have no classes during this time. Classes for apprenticeship programs and non-credit students will continue as scheduled. 

*For international students, all the days between Nov. 8 - 12 (inclusive) are considered a scheduled break

Nov. 11

Remembrance Day - NAIT closed

TBD

Winter 2025 tuition and fees payment deadline

Dec. 17

Last day of Fall 2024 term

Dec. 18 - Jan 2

Winter Break - NAIT closed

*For international students, all days between Dec. 18 to Jan. 7 (inclusive) are considered a scheduled break

*International students: during the scheduled breaks noted above, some full-time international students may be eligible to work up to full-time hours. Learn more about working during scheduled breaks.

If you are a new student starting your program in spring but have no classes in the summer term (July – August), the summer term dates can be considered as a scheduled break.

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