Fall 2015

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 2015
R-T13 - 18 Advising and registrationMonroe Park campus
F14 Orientation for new graduate students
Sa-Sn15 - 23 Welcome Week
T18 New Student Convocation
W19 Fall classes begin Monroe Park campus only Classes held on this first Wednesday will be the classes normally scheduled for Mondays during the rest of the semester. The first meeting for Wednesday classes will be August 26. MCV students should follow their departmental schedule.
R20 Classes scheduled for Thursday meet
R-W20 - 26 Add/drop and late registration
F21 Classes scheduled for Friday meet
W26 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the fall 2015 semester
September 2015
F4 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*
F4 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
M7 University closed
F18 Last day for undergraduate grades of incomplete to be converted from spring semester or summer sessions
Sa-Sn19 - 27 Reading Days - Classes Cancelled - Monroe Park campus only . MCV campus students should follow their departmental schedule.
October 2015
M-F19 - 23 Monroe Park campus students - advising for spring semester
MCV campus students - follow departmental advising schedule
F30 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester)
November 2015
M2 Spring semester advance registration begins
W11 Veterans Day - University open - Classes in Session
Honor American Veterans of all Wars - Learn more about Veterans Day
W-F25 - 27 University closed - evening classes (classes beginning at 12 p.m. or later) do not meet on Nov. 25
December 2015
Sa5 Last day of classes for fall semester – both campuses
M-F7 - 11 Final examinations for fall semester – MCV campus
M-Sa7 - 12 Final examinations for fall semester – evening classes
M-T7 - 15 Final examinations for fall semester – Monroe Park campus
F11 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)
F11 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Scholars Compass
Sa12 December Commencement
W16 Final Grades are due by noon using grade sheets available on Faculty eServices
Sa19 Official date for certifying December diplomas
Sa-Sn19 - Jan 3 University closed
M28 Holiday intersession classes begin
W30 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.