Spring 2027

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 2027
R-FDec 24 - Jan 1 University closed**
Sa9 Holiday intersession classes end
F15 January Term classes end
M18 University closed**
T19 Classes begin
MCV campus students - follow departmental schedule
T-M19 - 25 Add/drop and late registration
T-M26 - Feb 15 Progress reports due for undergraduate students in need of academic support
W27 Deadline for dean/departmental offices to submit all approved undergraduate change of major requests effective for the spring 2027 semester
F29 Last day for degree candidates to submit graduation applications for May degrees
F29 Deadline for students to provide advance written notification to instructors of intent to observe religious holidays*
February 2027
M8 February Miniterm classes begin (last day to add/drop February Miniterm is February 9)
T16 Summer semester advance registration begins
M22 Spring Miniterm classes begin (last day to add/drop Spring Miniterm is February 23)
March 2027
Sn-Sn7 - 14 Spring break for both campuses
F19 February Miniterm classes end (last day to withdraw from February Miniterm classes or choose the Pass/Fail option)
M22 March Miniterm classes begin (last day to add/drop March Miniterm is March 23)
F26 Midterm grades due
T30 Fall semester advance registration begins
April 2027
F2 Last day to withdraw from a course with a mark of “W” – both campuses (except for courses not scheduled for the full semester)
F2 Deadline to request the Pass/Fail option for courses
F23 Spring Miniterm classes end (last day to withdraw from Spring Miniterm classes or choose the Pass/Fail option)
F23 March Miniterm classes end (last day to withdraw from March Miniterm classes or choose the Pass/Fail option)
F30 Last day to defend thesis/dissertation for graduate students planning to graduate Spring 2027. Check with the graduate program director regarding internal schedules for submission of copy and school/college dean approval.
May 2027
T4 Last day of classes – Monroe Park campus
W5 Reading day – Monroe Park campus
R-R6 - 13 Final examinationsMonroe Park campus
F7 Last day of classes – MCV campus
Sa8 Last day for grades of incomplete to be converted from fall semester
M-F10 - 14 Final examinations – MCV campus
R-Sn13 - 16 May School and Departmental commencement ceremonies
F14 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).
Sa15 May universitywide commencement ceremony
T18 Final grades are due by noon using Faculty eServices
Sa22 Official date for certifying May diplomas
* Reasonable accommodations for completion of work missed should be made for students observing religious holidays.
** Subject to approval.