Academic Calendar

Cape Breton University produces its academic calendar in an online version. The information in the calendar is under continuous review. CBU reserves the right to make such amendments and additions as deemed appropriate.


Every effort has been made to ensure this Calendar is accurate. Errors and post-publication changes after initial publication of the Calendar are posted as soon as possible.  This online edition of the Cape Breton University Calendar is the University’s official statement, published several months in advance of the beginning of the academic year. Cape Breton University reserves the right, without liability or penalty and without notice, to make changes in its offered services and programs, including alteration of fee schedules, fee regulations, and cancellation of particular courses, and other relevant policies/regulations. Upon registration, each student becomes bound by the policies and regulations of Cape Breton University. Students are responsible for being familiar with the general information, rules and regulations of Cape Breton University, as well as the specific requirements of each program, degree, diploma or certificate that the student aims to achieve. It is the student’s responsibility to choose courses that are appropriate to the program requirements and understand fee policies/regulations.


For a list of important dates click here. The CBU calendar is published by the Registrar’s Office.

Note: The CBU Calendar moved from print to digital format as of November 24, 2016

About This Calendar

Calendar of Events

Admission Information

Academic and Institutional Regulations

Information on How to Appeal All Academic Decisions

Degree Programs

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Shannon School of Business

School of Education and Health

School of Nursing

School of Science and Technology

Unama’ki College of Cape Breton University

View Academic Timetable and Course Catalogue