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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.
 

 Spring/Summer 2024 Term

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

Date Description
May 1 Course enrolment opens for 2024/25 Academic Upgrading program and Summer term
Academic Upgrading students can enrol in Fall 2024, Winter 2025 and Spring 2025 classes.
Credit students can also enrol in classes spanning May to August. 
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
May 22 - 24 Course enrolment opens for 2024/25 JR Shaw School of Business (JRSSB) programs
JRSSB students can enrol in Fall 2024, Winter 2025 and Spring 2025 classes
June 1 Domestic & International applicants: Applications for Spring 2025 open
Degree, diploma, certificate and upgrading program applications open for both domestic and international students
June 17 - 20 Course enrolment opens for all other 2024/25 credit programs
Self-enrol students can enrol in Fall 2024, Winter 2025 and Spring 2025 classes
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
July 8 Open studies course enrolment opens for 2024/25 classes
Enrolment opens at 12 a.m. MST (midnight)
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

*For international students, all days between May 1 to August 31 (inclusive) may be considered scheduled break, depending on your program and schedule. New students beginning in spring without classes scheduled for the summer term (July - August) can consider those dates as a scheduled break.

 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 - No classes
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 -20 No classes for most students

Dec. 21 - Jan 1

Winter Break - NAIT closed

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

 Winter 2025 Term

January 8 to April 25, 2025

Date Description
TBA Winter 2025 tuition and fees payment deadline
Jan. 1 International applicants: Applications for Winter 2026 open

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

Jan. 2 - 7

Institute re-opens
There are no classes for most programs
Jan. 6 - 7 Winter NAIT Student Orientation - On-Campus
Incoming students should attend the orientation date that aligns with their program's school
Jan. 8 Winter 2025 term start
First day of classes for most programs

Feb. 17

Family Day - NAIT closed

Feb. 18 - 21

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. 23 (inclusive) are considered a scheduled break

Mar. 1

Domestic applicants: Applications for Winter 2026 open

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

TBA Spring 2025 tuition and fees payment deadline
Apr. 1 International applicants: Applications for Spring 2026 open

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

Apr. 18

Good Friday - NAIT closed

Apr. 21

Easter Monday - NAIT closed

Apr. 25

Last day of Winter 2024 term

*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.

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