Fall 2012

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 2012
R-T16 - 21 Advising and registrationMonroe Park campus
F17 Orientation for new graduate students – Monroe Park campus
Sa-Sn18 - 26 Welcome Week
T21 New Student Convocation
R23 Fall classes begin
R-W23 - 29 Add/drop and late registration
W29 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the fall 2012 semester
September 2012
M3 University closed
R6 Opening Faculty Address and Convocation
F7 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*
F7 Monroe Park campus students - last day for fall degree candidates to submit graduation applications to their advisers for December degrees
MCV campus students - fall degree candidates should follow departmental deadlines
F21 Last day for undergraduate students to submit work for removal of incomplete grades from spring semester or summer sessions
October 2012
R-F18 - 19 Reading days, no day or evening classes held – Monroe Park campus
M-F22 - 26 Monroe Park campus students - advising for spring semester
MCV campus students - follow departmental advising schedule
November 2012
F2 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester)
M5 Spring semester advance registration begins
Sn11 Veterans Day - University open - Classes in Session
Honor American Veterans of all Wars - Learn more about Veterans Day
W-Sn21 - 25 University closed - classes beginning at 12 p.m. or later do not meet on Nov. 21
December 2012
Sa8 Last day of classes for fall semester – both campuses
Sa8 December Commencement
M-F10 - 14 Final examinations for fall semester – MCV campus
M-Sa10 - 15 Final examinations for fall semester – evening classes
M-T10 - 18 Final examinations for fall semester – Monroe Park campus
F14 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)
F14 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Digital Archives
W19 Final grades are due by noon using grade sheets available on Faculty eServices
Sa22 Official date for certifying December diplomas
Sa-T22 - Jan 1 University closed
R27 Holiday intersession classes begin
M31 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.