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Academic Calendar: 2022-2023

Last revised 7/11/22

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Fall 2022

Date

Event

August 22 Classes Begin
August 22
Last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
September 5
Labor Day (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
October 3  Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
October 7 Fall Break (No Classes - University Offices Open)
October 24 Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student's college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar's office by 5:00 p.m.  If you are enrolled in only one course, you must resign from the university and cannot drop your final hours for the semester. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
October 24 Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
November 8 Last day to apply for Fall graduation to have your name appear in the Commencement program and to update your diploma mailing address.
November 16
Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. (See your Academic Dean)
November 19 Thanksgiving break begins
November 27
Thanksgiving break ends
December 7
Last day to apply for W grade policy
December 7 Classes End
December 8 Reading Day
December 9 Beginning of Fall Semester final examinations.
December 14 Close of Fall Semester final examinations. (Inclement weather makeup is December 15)
December 15 Degree Conferral Date. See commencement.vt.edu for commencement ceremony schedule.

Winter 2023

Date

Event

December 26
Classes Begin (Virtual, Blended, or Winter Experience)
December 26 Last day for students to add or drop courses or to withdraw from Winter Session (Virtual, Blended, or Winter Experience) to avoid tuition and fee charges. Last day to change A-F or P/F grade mode by 5:00 p.m. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.  
January 2 Classes begin (Residential-Blacksburg)
January 2 Last day for students to add or drop courses or to withdraw from Winter Session (Residential-Blacksburg) to avoid tuition and fee charges. Last day to change A-F or P/F grade mode by 5:00 p.m. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.  
January 3 Last day to resign without grade penalty.
January 13
Last day to apply for W grade policy.
January 13 Classes end for Winter Session
January 14 Exam day for Winter Session
January 14 Degree Conferral Date

Spring 2023

Date

Event

January 16 Martin Luther King Holiday (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
January 17 Classes Begin
January 17
Last day for students to withdraw from Spring Semester to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form at the University Registrar's Office, 250 Student Services Building if NOT attending Spring Semester. Call 540-231-6252 for instructions if unable to visit the University Registrar's Office in person. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
February 27
Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
March 4 Spring Break begins
March  12 Spring Break ends
March 28 Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student's college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar's office by 5:00 p.m. If you are enrolled in only one course, you must resign from the university and cannot drop your final hours for the semester. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
March 28 Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
April 11 Last day to apply for Spring graduation to have your name appear in the Commencement program and to update your diploma mailing address.
April 19
Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. (See your Academic Dean)
May 3 Last day to apply for W grade policy
May 3 Classes End
May 4 Reading Day
May 5
Beginning of Spring Semester final examinations
May 10 Close of Spring Semester final examinations
May 13 Degree Conferral Date. See commencement.vt.edu for commencement ceremony schedule.

SUMMER 2023 (S1: FIRST 6 WEEK SUMMER SESSION)

Date

Event

May 22 Classes Begin
May 22 Last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form. If enrolled in multiple parts of term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
May 29
Memorial Day Observed – (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
June 5
Last day for students to web drop classes without grade penalty. If you are enrolled in only one course in all Summer Sessions, please contact the Registrar’s Office for instructions because you cannot drop your last/only class online.
June 5
Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00pm. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
June 13
Last day for students to resign if enrolled in the respective single part of term, without grade penalty. If enrolled in multiple parts of term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s Office by 5:00pm. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.

June 13
Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00pm. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
June 19 Juneteenth - (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
June 30
Last day to apply for W grade policy.
June 30
Last day of classes. *Final exams are held on the last day of classes.
August 11 Degree Conferral Date

SUMMER 2023 (S2: SECOND 6 WEEK SUMMER SESSION)

Date

Event

July 5 Classes Begin
July 5 Last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form. If enrolled in multiple parts of term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.

July 18 Last day for students to web drop classes without grade penalty. If you are enrolled in only one course in all Summer Sessions, please contact the Registrar’s Office for instructions because you cannot drop your last/only class online.
July 18
Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00pm. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
July 26 Last day for students to resign if enrolled in the respective single part of term, without grade penalty. If enrolled in multiple parts of term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s Office by 5:00pm. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.

July 26 Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00pm. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
August 11
Last day to apply for W grade policy.
August 11
Last day of classes. *Final exams are held on the last day of classes.
August 11 Degree Conferral Date

SUMMER 2023 (S3: 12 WEEK SUMMER SESSION)

Date

Event

May 22 Classes Begin
May 22 Last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form. If enrolled in multiple parts of term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.

May 29 Memorial Day Observed – (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
June 19 Juneteenth - (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
June 20 Last day for students to web drop classes without grade penalty. If you are enrolled in only one course in all Summer Sessions, please contact the Registrar’s Office for instructions because you cannot drop your last/only class online.
June 20 Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00pm. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
July 4 Independence Day – (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
July 5
Last day for students to resign if enrolled in the respective single part of term, without grade penalty. If enrolled in multiple parts of term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s Office by 5:00pm. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.

July 5
Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00pm. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
August 11
Last day to apply for W grade policy.
August 11
Last day of classes. *Final exams are held on the last day of classes.
August 11 Degree Conferral Date