Fall 2019

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 2019
T13 Orientation for new graduate students [This is a date change]
Sa17 Weeks of Welcome begin [This is an entry change]
M19 New Student Convocation
T20 Classes begin
MCV campus students - follow departmental schedule
T-M20 - 26 Add/drop and late registration
W28 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the fall 2019 semester
R29 Faculty Convocation
F30 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*
September 2019
M2 University closed
F6 Last day for fall degree candidates to submit graduation applications for December degrees
October 2019
F18 Reading day, no classes held – Monroe Park campus
F25 Midterm grades due [This is a new entry]
T29 Spring semester advance registration begins
November 2019
F1 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester)
M11 Veterans Day - University open - Classes in Session
Honor American Veterans of all Wars - Learn more about Veterans Day
M-Sn25 - Dec 1 Fall break, no classes held (University offices open Nov 25 through 12 p.m. Nov 27) - Monroe Park campus [This is an entry change]
MCV campus students - follow departmental schedule
W-Sn27 - Dec 1 University closed - University will close at 12 p.m. on Nov 27
December 2019
F6 Last day of classes - MCV campus [This is an entry change]
M9 Last day for grades of incomplete to be converted from spring semester or summer sessions
M9 Last day of classes - Monroe Park campus
M-F9 - 13 Final examinations – MCV campus
T-T10 - 17 Final examinationsMonroe Park campus
R-Sn12 - 15 December School and Departmental commencement ceremonies [This is an entry change]
F13 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)
F13 Final date for submission of thesis/dissertation to the VCU Scholars Compass
Sa14 December universitywide commencement ceremony [This is a new entry]
W18 Final grades are due by noon using Faculty eServices
Sa21 Official date for certifying December diplomas
M-F23 - Jan 3 University closed
F27 Holiday intersession classes begin
M30 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.
Midterm grades are for 100 and 200 level courses.