Fall 2014

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 2014
R-T14 - 19 Advising and registrationMonroe Park campus
F15 Orientation for new graduate students
Sa-Sn16 - 24 Welcome Week
T19 New Student Convocation
W20 Opening Faculty Address and Convocation
R21 Fall classes begin
R-W21 - 27 Add/drop and late registration
W27 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the fall 2014 semester
September 2014
M1 University closed
F5 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*
F5 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
F19 Last day for undergraduate grades of incomplete to be converted from spring semester or summer sessions
October 2014
R-F16 - 17 Reading days, no day or evening classes held – Monroe Park campus
M-F20 - 24 Monroe Park campus students - advising for spring semester
MCV campus students - follow departmental advising schedule
F31 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester)
November 2014
M3 Spring semester advance registration begins
T11 Veterans Day - University open - Classes in Session
Honor American Veterans of all Wars - Learn more about Veterans Day
R-Sn27 - 30 University closed - evening classes (classes beginning at 12 p.m. or later) do not meet on Nov. 26
December 2014
Sa6 Last day of classes for fall semester – both campuses
M-F8 - 12 Final examinations for fall semester – MCV campus
M-Sa8 - 13 Final examinations for fall semester – evening classes
M-T8 - 16 Final examinations for fall semester – Monroe Park campus
F12 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)
F12 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Digital Archives
Sa13 December Commencement
W17 Final Grades are due by noon using grade sheets available on Faculty eServices
Sa20 Official date for certifying December diplomas
Sa-Sn20 - Jan 4 University closed
M29 Holiday intersession classes begin
W31 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.