Spring 2025

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 ]

January 2025
T-WDec 24 - Jan 1 University closed**
R9 Holiday intersession classes end
M13 Classes begin
MCV campus students - follow departmental schedule
M-Sn13 - 19 Add/drop and late registration
M20 University closed**
T21 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the spring 2025 semester
T-M21 - Feb 10 Progress reports due for undergraduate students in need of academic support [This is a date change]
F24 Last day for degree candidates to submit graduation applications for May degrees
F24 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*
February 2025
M3 February Miniterm classes begin (last day to add/drop February Miniterm is February 4) [This is a new entry]
T11 Summer semester advance registration begins
M17 Spring Miniterm classes begin (last day to add/drop Spring Miniterm is February 18) [This is a new entry]
March 2025
F7 February Miniterm classes end (last day to withdraw from February Miniterm classes or choose the Pass/Fail option) [This is a new entry]
Sn-Sn9 - 16 Spring break for both campuses
M17 March Miniterm classes begin (last day to add/drop March Miniterm is March 18) [This is a new entry]
F21 Midterm grades due [This is a date change]
T25 Fall semester advance registration begins
F28 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester) [This is a date change]
F28 Deadline to request the Pass/Fail option for courses [This is a date change]
April 2025
F18 Spring Miniterm classes end (last day to withdraw from Spring Miniterm classes or choose the Pass/Fail option) [This is a new entry]
F18 March Miniterm classes end (last day to withdraw from March Miniterm classes or choose the Pass/Fail option) [This is a new entry]
F25 Last day to defend thesis/dissertation for graduate students planning to graduate Spring 2025. Check with the graduate program director regarding internal schedules for submission of copy and school/college dean approval.
T29 Last day of classes – Monroe Park campus
W30 Reading day – Monroe Park campus
May 2025
R-R1 - 8 Final examinationsMonroe Park campus
F2 Last day of classes – MCV campus
Sa3 Last day for grades of incomplete to be converted from fall semester
M-F5 - 9 Final examinations – MCV campus
R-Sn8 - 11 May School and Departmental commencement ceremonies
F9 Final deadline to submit all materials for thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School, including the ETD form, upload of thesis/dissertation to VCU Scholars Compass, and Survey of Earned Doctorates (for Ph.D. students only).
Sa10 May universitywide commencement ceremony
T13 Final grades are due by noon using Faculty eServices
Sa17 Official date for certifying May diplomas
* Reasonable accommodations for completion of work missed should be made for students observing religious holidays.
** Subject to approval.