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Athabasca University

Doctor of Education in Distance Education

Academic Schedule 2014


January 13

First day of winter session courses

January 15

Deadline for applications (new Cohort)


February 18

Family Day (Alberta holiday)

University closed

February 17

PROGRAM FEE DUE (all Cohorts)


March 1

EdD new cohort selections announced


March Admission deadline &
(new Cohort)
Email notification will be sent
April 18-21 Easter Break University closed

April 11

Last day of Winter session courses


April 15

Registration for EDDE 801 open


May 1

Last day for EDDE 801 course registration (new Cohort )

May 2

All final grades must be received by the Office of the Registrar for June Convocation


May 19

Victoria Day

University closed

May 27 Welcome session for new Cohort
6:00 pm, Adobe Connect
Email notification will be sent

May 27

EDDE 801 - Early access to Moodle LMS
Note: students start working on group projects


June 12, 13, 14 Athabasca University Convocation  

June 13

First day for program students to register in fall session courses

Email notification will be sent

July 1

Canada Day

University closed

August 4

Civic holiday

University closed

August 17 to 22

EdD Orientation (new cohort)


August 31

* PROGRAM FEES DUE (Except for new cohort)

September 1

Labour Day

University closed

September 8

First day of fall session courses (EDDE 801 already started)


October 13

Thanksgiving Day

University closed

October 17

First day of course registration for Winter courses

Email notification will be sent

November 11

Remembrance Day

University closed

December 5

Last day of fall session courses

University closed

December 25/14 - January 1/15


The CDE will close at 4:30 p.m. on December 24, 2014 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. on January 2, 2015.

CDE office closed



Last updated by MK April 16, 2014

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