2023-2024 Academic Calendar

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Our Mission

Goals of a Liberal Education

Value of a Liberal Education

Mutual Academic Expectations

St. Thomas University’s History

Research Centres

Endowed Chairs

Academic Dates 2023-2024
Glossary of University Terms


Section One: Admissions and Registration - Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Certificate Programs


A.First-year Arts- admission requirements, application procedures, notification of admission, scholarship and residence application procedures

B. Advanced Standing

C. Admission to Criminal Justice - first-stage admission, second-stage admission, application procedures

D. Admission to Gerontology
E. Admission to Gerontology for Practical Nurses

F. Certificate Programs Admission Requirements- Gerontology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Social Work, application procedures, deadlines, notification of admission

G. Registration - procedures for continuing, returning, and new first-year students, course load, course numbers, course sections, withdrawal from course, repeating courses, UNB courses


Section Two: Programs - Bachelor of Arts, Applied Arts, Certificate Programs


A. Bachelor of Arts Degree - requirements, Major, Minor, first-year curriculum, Honours, grade point average for Honours, requirements for teaching certificate, professional courses, grade point average for graduation, distinction, withdrawal from Honours

B. Bachelor of Applied Arts - BAA Gerontology, BAA Gerontology for Practical Nurses, BAA Criminal Justice

C. Certificate Programs -Criminology and Criminal Justice, Gerontology, Social Work


Section Three: School of Education


A. Admission to Education - admission requirements, application procedures, notification of admission

B. Bachelor of Education Degree Requirements

C. Field Placements

D. Bachelor of Education Degree Courses


Section Four: School of Social Work


A. Bachelor of Social Work

B. Mi鈥檏maq/Maliseet BSW Program

C. Master of Social Work

D. School of Social Work Policies

E. School of Social Work Courses


Section Five: University Fees


A. Academic Fees -tuition fees, health insurance, students’ union fee, confirmation deposit, part-time students fees, tuition for seniors

B. Regulation for Payment of Fees - schedule, scholarship and bursary students, interest charges, outstanding accounts, withdrawal from University: refund policy

C. Residence Fees - room and board, deposit, other charges, schedule of payment, overdue accounts, withdrawal from residence: refund policy


Section Six: Course Descriptions


For any changes to courses or the honours, majors or minors requirements for each department or program after March 2023, please see departmental web pages.




Catholic Studies

Communications and Public Policy

Criminology & Criminal Justice
Digital Media and Creative Arts


English Language and Literature

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Environment and Society

Fine Arts



Great Books


Human Rights

Interdisciplinary Studies

International Relations

Irish Studies



Law, Politics and Society


Native Studies


Political Science


Religious Studies

Romance Languages

Science and Technology Studies

Social Work (Undergraduate courses)


Spanish and Latin American Studies

Women鈥檚 Studies and Gender Studies


Section Seven: Regulations


A. Course Regulations

B. Evaluation and Grading

C. Academic Standing

D. Codes of Student Conduct (Academic Misconduct)

E. Withdrawal from University

F. Academic Appeal Procedures

G. Scholarship Renewal Policy for Study Abroad 

H. Student Accessibility Services Policy

I. University Policies


Section Eight: Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries, and Prizes


A. Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries and Prizes

B. Loans

C. Dean's List

D. University Medal




Board of Governors




Dean's List 2021-2022

Graduates 鈥 Spring 2022 Convocation

Graduates 鈥 Summer 2022 Convocation