Important: The following are dates for the 2023-2024 academic year. See dates for the 2024-2025 academic year ›

Note: Term start and end dates, Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) deadline dates, etc. listed below pertain to programs and courses with terms beginning and ending as per the term dates above. This information is to be used as general College information.

Other program term dates, add/drop dates, VW deadline dates, break dates, etc. may differ. Contact applicable Academic Chair for more details.

The College does its best to update this information regularly, however, on occasion changes do occur. Therefore, the College reserves the right to modify these dates without notice or prejudice.

Programs with 15-week Term

The following programs will follow the 15-week term schedule:

  • Applied Accounting Certificate
  • Architectural Technology
  • Automotive Technician Certificate and Diploma
  • Business Accountancy CE
  • Business Administration Diploma (Revised Program including Majors beginning in Term 2 Winter 2021)
  • Business Management CE
  • Child and Youth Care
  • CNC Machining and Advanced Technology
  • CNC Machinist Technician Certificate
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing
  • Commerce Industry Sales and Marketing Certificate
  • Communications Management
  • Community Development
  • Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Sonography – Echocardiography
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography – Ultrasound
  • Digital Film and Media Production
  • Digital Media Design (Both Majors- Video and Web Motion Graphics & Web Design and Development)
  • Disability and Community Support
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Education – Contract
  • Early Childhood Education Workplace
  • Game Development (Both Streams Art & Programming)
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Certificate
  • Indigenous Social Entrepreneurship
  • Manufacturing Computer Aided Drafting Certificate
  • Marine and Powersports Technician Certificate
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Medical Radiologic Technology
  • Paramedicine – Primary Care Paramedicine
  • Pharmaceutical and Food Manufacturing Certificate
  • Power Engineering Technology 3rd Class Diploma
  • Power Engineering Technology 4th Class Certificate
  • Power Engineering Technology 5th Class Applied Certificate
  • Social Innovation and Community Development
  • Science Lab Technology Diploma
  • Teaching for Learning in Applied Education
  • Welding
Event 15-Week Term 16-Week Term
Fall Term Begins Monday, August 28, 2023
Fall Term Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, September 1, 2023
Labour Day Monday, September 4, 2023
National Day of Truth and Reconciliation Recognized Monday, October 2, 2023
Fall Term Break Friday, October 6, 2023 (Weekend Inclusive)
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 9, 2023
Fall Convocation Wednesday, November 8, 2023
Remembrance Day Recognized Monday, November 13, 2023
Fall Term VW Deadline
(does NOT include one week for exams)
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Monday, November 20, 2023
Fall Term Exam Week Monday, December 4 to Friday, December 8, 2023 Monday, December 11 to Friday, December 15, 2023
Fall Term Ends Friday, December 8, 2023 Friday, December 15, 2023
Academic Break Saturday, December 16, 2023 to Monday, January 1, 2024 inclusive
Christmas Day Monday, December 25, 2023
Boxing Day Tuesday, December 26, 2023
New Year’s Day Monday, January 1, 2024
Winter Term Begins Tuesday, January 2, 2024
Winter Term Add/Drop Period Ends Monday, January 8, 2024
Louis Riel Day Monday, February 19, 2024
Reading Week
(for applicable programs)
Monday, February 19 to Friday, February 23, 2024 inclusive
Winter Term VW Deadline
(does NOT include one week for exams; does NOT include reading week)
Thursday, March 21, 2024 Thursday, March 28, 2024
Good Friday Friday, March 29, 2024
Easter Monday Monday, April 1, 2024
Winter Term Exam Week Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19, 2024 Monday, April 22 to Friday, April 26, 2024
Winter Term Ends Friday, April 19, 2024 Friday, April 26, 2024
Spring Term Break Monday, April 22 to Friday, April 26, 2024 inclusive
Spring Term Begins Monday, April 29, 2024
Intersession Begins Monday, May 6, 2024
Intersession Add/Drop Period Ends Prior to beginning of the second class
Spring Term Add/Drop Period Ends Friday, May 3, 2024
Victoria Day Monday, May 20, 2024
Intersession VW Deadline Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Spring Convocation Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Intersession Ends Friday, June 21, 2024
Canada Day Monday, July 1, 2024
Spring Term VW Deadline
(does NOT include one week for exams)
Monday, July 15, 2024 Friday, July 19, 2024
Terry Fox Day (Civic Holiday) Monday, August 5, 2024
Spring Term Exam Week Tuesday, August 6 to Friday, August 9, 2024 Monday, August 12 to Friday, August 16, 2024
Spring Term Ends Friday, August 9, 2024 Friday, August 16, 2024

RRC Polytech campuses are located on the lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininew, Dakota, and Dené, and the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We recognize and honour Treaty 3 Territory Shoal Lake 40 First Nation, the source of Winnipeg’s clean drinking water. In addition, we acknowledge Treaty Territories which provide us with access to electricity we use in both our personal and professional lives.

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