Academic Calendars

Summer 2020
University calendars are accurate at the time of publication/posting, but subject to change.

Some school and/or departmental calendars may differ from the university's academic calendar. Please check with the specific program of study to ensure the appropriate calendar is followed. [ OTHER SEMESTERS ]


May 2020
M-F18 - Jun 5 3-week session
M-R18 - Jun 18 5-week session
M-R18 - Jul 9 8-week evening session
W20 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 3-week session*
F22 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 5-week and 8-week sessions*
M25 University closed**

June 2020
M-W8 - Jul 8 4 1/2-week session
M-R8 - Jul 16 6-week session
M-R8 - Jul 30 8-week evening session
F12 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 4 1/2-week, 6-week and 8-week sessions*
M-R22 - Jul 23 5-week session
F26 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 5-week session*
F26 Monroe Park campus students - last day for summer degree candidates to submit graduation applications to their advisers for August degrees. MCV campus students - summer degree candidates should follow departmental deadlines

July 2020
F3 University closed**
R-F9 - Aug 7 4 1/2-week session
M13 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 4 1/2-week session*
M-F20 - Aug 7 3-week session
W22 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 3-week session*

August 2020
F7 Final date for graduate dean’s approval signature on completion of graduate thesis/dissertation for August degree candidates (check with graduate program director regarding internal schedules for submission of copy, defense and school/college dean approval)
F7 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Scholars Compass
F7 Summer sessions end
Sa15 Official date for certifying August diplomas

* Reasonable accommodations for completion of work missed should be made for students observing religious holidays.
** Subject to approval.