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Academics :: Academic Calendar

Virginia Western defines the academic year as the effective catalog year. The catalog year runs Summer term to Spring term.

Fall 2017 | Spring 2018 | Summer 2018
2017-18 Calendar (PDF)

Spring 2018

  16 Week
(Full Session)
12-Week 8-Week 1 8-Week 2 4-Week 1 4-Week 2 4-Week 3 4-Week 4
First Day to Enroll Open Enrollment = November 6, 2017
Faculty In-Service - No Classes January 2 - January 5, 2017
First Day of Classes Jan 8 Feb 5 Jan 8 Mar 12 Jan 8 Feb 5 Mar 12 Apr 9
Last Day to Register/Add Class Jan 14 Feb 11 Jan 10 Mar 14 Jan 8 Feb 5 Mar 12 Apr 9
Last Day to Drop and Receive a Refund Jan 25 Feb 19 Jan 16 Mar 20 Jan 12 Feb 9 Mar 16 Apr 13
Spring Break March 4 - March 11
Last Day to Withdraw w/out Grade Penalty Mar 22 Apr 2 Feb 9 Apr 13 Jan 23 Feb 20 Mar 27 Apr 24
Last Day of Classes Apr 28 Apr 28 Mar 3 May 5 Feb 3 Mar 3 Apr 7 May 5
Final Exams Apr 30 - May 5
(exam schedule)
Exam given last day class is scheduled to meet
Grades Due May 7
Faculty In-Service May 8 - May 15
Commencement Ceremony May 11, 2018

***Important Information
Spring 2018 registration will begin on November 6, 2017. Additional information regarding tuition can be found here.

Summer 2018

  10-Week
(Regular Session)
5-Week 1 5-Week 2
First Day to Enroll March 5
First Day of Classes May 21 May 21 June 27
Last Day to Register/Add Class May 27 May 22 July 1
Memorial Day Holiday May 28
Last Day to Drop and Receive a Refund May 31 May 29 July 2
BREAK - No Classes June 26
Last Day to Withdraw w/out Grade Penalty July 2 June 10 Jul 17
Independence Day Holiday July 4
Last Day of Classes Aug 1 Jun 25 Aug 1
Grades Due Aug 3 Aug 4

**Important Information
Summer 2018 registration will begin on March 5, 2018.