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Academic Calendar: 2016-2017

Fall 2016

Monday Aug 22 Classes Begin
Monday Sep 5 Labor Day (NO Classes - University Offices Closed)
Friday Oct 14 Fall Break Begins (No Classes - University Offices Open)
Sunday Oct 16 Fall Break Ends
Saturday Nov 19 Thanksgiving Holiday Begins
Sunday Nov 27 Thanksgiving Holiday Ends
Wednesday Dec 7 Classes End
Thursday Dec 8 Reading Day
Friday Dec 9 Exams Begin
Thursday Dec 15 Exams End
Friday Dec 16 University and Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies

Winter 2017

Virtual, Blended, or Winter Experience (VBW)
Monday Dec 26 Classes Begin
Friday Jan 13 Classes End
Saturday Jan 14 Exam Day
Residential (Blacksburg)
Monday Jan 2 Classes Begin
Friday Jan 13 Classes End
Saturday Jan 14 Exam Day

Spring 2017

Monday Jan 16 Martin Luther King Holiday (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
Tuesday Jan 17 Classes Begin
Saturday Mar 4 Spring Break Begins
Sunday Mar 12 Spring Break Ends
Wednesday May 3 Classes End
Thursday May 4 Reading Day
Friday May 5 Exams Begin1
Wednesday May 10 Exams End
Thursday May 11 Graduate Commencement Ceremony and Senior Day
Friday May 12 University Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies
Saturday May 13 College and Departmental Commencement Ceremonies 
Sunday  May 14  National Capital Region Commencement Ceremony 

Summer I 2017

Monday May 22 Classes Begin
Monday May 29 Memorial Day Holiday, No classes
Thursday Jun 29 Classes End
Friday Jun 30 Exams Begin
Saturday Jul 1 Exams End

Summer II 2017

Wednesday Jul 5 Classes Begin
Friday Aug 11 Classes End
Saturday Aug 12 Exams Begin
Monday Aug 14 Exams End

Approved, Spring 2012

1 Saturday exams