Summer 2021

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 2021
M-F 24 - Jun 11 3-week session (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
M-R 24 - Jun 24 5-week session (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
M-R 24 - Jul 15 8-week session, classes beginning 4 p.m. or later (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
W 26 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 3-week session*
F 28 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 5-week and 8-week sessions*
M 31 University closed**
June 2021
M-W 14 - Jul 14 4 1/2-week session (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
M-R 14 - Jul 22 6-week session (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
M-R 14 - Aug 5 8-week session, classes beginning 4 p.m. or later (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
F 18 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-R 28 - Jul 29 5-week session (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
July 2021
F 2 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 5-week session*
F 2 Last day for degree candidates to submit graduation applications for August degrees
M 5 University closed**
R-F 15 - Aug 13 4 1/2-week session (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
M 19 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 4 1/2-week session*
M-F 26 - Aug 13 3-week session (add/drop & withdraw deadlines)
W 28 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays – 3-week session*
August 2021
F 13 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)
F 13 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Scholars Compass
F 13 Summer sessions end
T 17 Final grades are due by noon using Faculty eServices
Sa 21 Official date for certifying August diplomas
* Reasonable accommodations for completion of work missed should be made for students observing religious holidays.
** Subject to approval.