Fall 2019

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 ]

August 2019
T 13 Orientation for new graduate students [This is a date change]
Sa 17 Weeks of Welcome begin [This is an entry change]
M 19 New Student Convocation
T 20 Classes begin
MCV campus students - follow departmental schedule
T-M 20 - 26 Add/drop and late registration
W 28 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the fall 2019 semester
R 29 Faculty Convocation
F 30 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*
September 2019
M 2 University closed
F 6 Last day for fall degree candidates to submit graduation applications for December degrees
October 2019
F 18 Reading day, no classes held – Monroe Park campus
F 25 Midterm grades due [This is a new entry]
T 29 Spring semester advance registration begins
November 2019
F 1 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester)
M 11 Veterans Day - University open - Classes in Session
Honor American Veterans of all Wars - Learn more about Veterans Day
M-Sn 25 - Dec 1 Fall break, no classes held (University offices open Nov 25 through 12 p.m. Nov 27) - Monroe Park campus [This is an entry change]
MCV campus students - follow departmental schedule
W-Sn 27 - Dec 1 University closed - University will close at 12 p.m. on Nov 27
December 2019
F 6 Last day of classes - MCV campus [This is an entry change]
M 9 Last day for grades of incomplete to be converted from spring semester or summer sessions
M 9 Last day of classes - Monroe Park campus
M-F 9 - 13 Final examinations – MCV campus
T-T 10 - 17 Final examinationsMonroe Park campus
R-Sn 12 - 15 December School and Departmental commencement ceremonies [This is an entry change]
F 13 Final date for graduate dean’s approval signature on completion of graduate thesis/dissertation for December degree candidates (check with graduate program director regarding internal schedules for submission of copy, defense and school/college dean approval)
F 13 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Scholars Compass
Sa 14 December universitywide commencement ceremony [This is a new entry]
W 18 Final grades are due by noon using Faculty eServices
Sa 21 Official date for certifying December diplomas
M-F 23 - Jan 3 University closed
F 27 Holiday intersession classes begin
M 30 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – holiday intersession*
* Reasonable accommodations for completion of work missed should be made for students observing religious holidays.
Midterm grades are for 100 and 200 level courses.