Spring 2017 Dates for Instructional Faculty

Spring 2017

Dates for Instructional Faculty Spring 2017

Residence Halls Open
(9 a.m.-12 noon for new students)
Thurs, Jan 12
Residence Halls Open
(9 a.m.- 5 p.m. for returning students)
Sun, Jan 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes) Mon, Jan 16
Late Registration
(16-week semester)
Tues, Jan 17
Classes begin
(16-week semester and 1st 8-week term)
Mon, Jan 17
Instructor-initiated drop
(16-week semester and 1st 8-week term)
Tues, Jan 17 Mon, Jan 23
Last day to add courses
(By 5 p.m., Semester and 1st 8-week term)
Mon, Jan 23
Last day for seniors graduating this semester to declare Minors (B.A./B.S. students only) Mon, Jan 23
Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course
(Without a grade of a W)
Wed, Jan 25
Last day to drop a 16-week semester course
(Without a grade of a W)
Fri, Feb 3
Declaration of Major is due
(B.A./B.S. students only)
Thu, Feb 9
Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade
(1st 8-week term)
Wed, Feb 15
Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course
(Without a grade of F)
Wed, Feb 15
Evaluation of courses by students
(1st 8-week term)
Wed, Feb 15 - Sun, Feb 26
Last day of classes (1st 8-week term) Fri, Mar 3
Last day to withdraw from the University (all courses) if registered for a 1st 8-week course (students may not be enrolled for 2nd 8-week term if withdrawing from first 8-week term) Fri, Mar 3
Midterm Deficiency Reports Due
Fri, Mar 3 noon
Spring Break – Residence Halls Closed
(16-week semester)
Sat, Mar 4 - Sun, Mar 12
Final examinations for 1st 8-week term Mon, Mar 6 - Fri, Mar 10
Fredericksburg campus textbook orders for upcoming SUMMER session are due Fri, Mar 3
Classes resume (16-week semester) Mon, Mar 13
Classes begin ( 2nd 8-week term) Mon, Mar 13
Advising Period (B.A/B.S.) Mon, Mar 13 - Fri, Mar 24
Stafford campus textbook orders for
upcoming SUMMER session are due
Mon, Mar 13
Final grades due
(1st 8 week term)
Wed, Mar 15 (12 noon)
Exit Survey of currently enrolled seniors Mon, Mar 20 - Sun, Apr 2
Last day to drop a 16-week course
(Without a grade of F)
Fri, Mar 24
Last day to register for 2nd 8-week courses
(By 5 p.m.)
Fri, Mar 24
Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course
(Without a grade of F)
Fri, Mar 24
Instructor-initiated drop
(2nd 8-week term)
Fri, Mar 24
Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course
(Without a grade of W)
Wed, Mar 16
Advance registration for upcoming Fall semester begins Mon, Mar 27 - Fri, Apr 7
Fredericksburg campus textbook orders for
upcoming FALL semester are due
Fri, Mar 24
Evaluation of courses by students
(16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term)
Mon, Apr 10 - Sun, Apr 23
Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course
(Without a grade of F)
Wed, Apr 12
Multicultural Fair Sat, Apr 1
Last day of classes
(16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term)
Fri, Apr 28
Last day to withdraw from the University if registered for semester courses and/or 2nd 8-week courses if no grade has been received in a 1st 8-week term Fri, Apr 28
Reading Day Sat, Apr 29 - Sun, Apr 30
Grade change forms for Incompletes
(for Fall semester)
Fri, Apr 21
Final examinations
(16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term)
Mon, May 1 - Fri, May 5
Grades due for ALL graduating students
(16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term)
Mon, May 8 (noon)
Grades due for ALL non-graduating students
(16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term)
Thu, May 11 (noon)
Graduate Commencement Fri, May 12
Undergraduate Commencement Sat, May 13
Stafford campus textbook orders for
upcoming FALL semester are due
Mon, Jun 19