Academic Calendars

Spring 2011
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 ]


January 2011
F-SnDec 24 - Jan 2 University closed
Sa8 Holiday intersession classes end
T-R11 - 13 Advising, registration and orientation for new undergraduate students – Monroe Park campus
F14 Registration for continuing students – Monroe Park campus
M17 University closed
T18 Spring classes begin
T-M18 - 24 Add/drop and late registration
M24 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the spring 2011 semester
F28 Monroe Park campus students - last day for spring degree candidates to submit graduation applications to their advisers for May degrees.
MCV campus students - spring degree candidates should follow departmental deadlines.
F28 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*

February 2011
W16 Last day for undergraduate students to submit work for removal of incomplete grades from fall semester

March 2011
Sn-Sn13 - 20 Spring break for both campuses
F25 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester)
M28 Summer semester advance registration begins
M-F28 - Apr 1 Monroe Park campus students - advising for fall semester.
MCV campus students - follow departmental advising schedule.

April 2011
M4 Fall semester advance registration begins

May 2011
T3 Last day of classes for spring semester – Monroe Park campus; evening classes continue through May 7
W4 Reading day, no day classes held – Monroe Park campus
R-F5 - 13 Final examinations for spring semester – Monroe Park campus
F6 Last day of classes for spring semester – MCV campus
M-F9 - 13 Final examinations for spring semester – MCV campus
M-Sa9 - 14 Final examinations for spring semester – evening classes
F13 Final date for graduate dean’s approval signature on completion of graduate thesis/dissertation for May degree candidates (check with graduate program director regarding internal schedules for submission of copy, defense and school/college dean approval)
F13 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Digital Archives
T17 Final grades are due by noon using grade sheets available on Faculty eServices
Sa21 May Commencement
Sa21 Official date for certifying May diplomas

* Reasonable accommodations for completion of work missed should be made for students observing religious holidays. A partial list of major religious holidays is provided on the Web.