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Academic Calendar: 2022-2023

Fall 2022

Date

Event

March 22 (Tentative) Opening of Web Course Request for Fall 2022
April 5 (Tentative)
Closing of Web Course Request for Fall 2022
April 22 (Tentative) Web Drop/Add begins for Fall 2022 at 8:00 p.m.
May 27 Web Drop/Add closes for Fall 2022
August 1 (Tentative) Web Drop/Add reopens for Fall 2022
August 22 Classes begin
August 22
Last day for students to withdraw from Fall 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 Fall 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.
August 26
Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
September 5
Labor Day (No Classes - University Offices Closed)
TBD
Fall Break (No Classes - University Offices Open)
October 3 (Tentative)
Last day for students to web drop an individual Fall class without grade penalty.
October 3 (Tentative) Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
October 18 (Tentative)
Opening of Web Course Request for Spring 2023
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.
November 1 (Tentative)
Close of Web Course Request for Spring 2023
November 4 Last day to apply for Fall graduation to have your name appear in the Commencement program.
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 holiday begins
November 25 (Tentative)
Web Drop/Add begins for Spring 2023 at 8:00 p.m.
November 27
Thanksgiving holiday 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 16 University and Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies

Winter 2023

Date

Event

August 1 (Tentative)
Web Drop/Add begins for Winter 2023
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

Spring 2023

Date

Event

October 18 (Tentative)
Opening of Web Course Request for Spring 2023
November 1 (Tentative)
Closing of Web Course Request for Spring 2023
November 25 (Tentative)
Web Drop/Add begins for Spring 2023 at 8:00 p.m.
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.
January 23
Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
February 27
Last day for students to web drop an individual Spring class without grade penalty.
February 27
Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
March 4 Spring Break begins
TBD
Web Drop/Add begins for Summer 2023
March  12 Spring Break ends
March 21 (Tentative)
Opening of Web Course Request for Fall 2023
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.
April 4 (Tentative)
Close of Web Course Request for Fall 2023
April 7 Last day to apply for Spring graduation to have your name appear in the Commencement program.
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)
April 21 (Tentative) Web Drop/Add begins for Fall 2023 at 8:00 p.m.
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 11 (Tentative) Graduate Commencement Ceremony and Senior Day
May 12 University Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies.
May 13 College and Departmental Commencement Ceremonies

SUMMER 2023

 

S1: First 6 Week Summer Session

S2: Second 6 Week Summer Session

S3: 12 Week Summer Session

Add/Drop opens. TBD
TBD
TBD
Classes begin. May 22
July 5 May 22
Last day to withdraw 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 Summer 12 Week Session. 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. May 22 July 5 May 22
Last day to add classes and to add or drop audit option. May 24 July 7 May 25
Memorial Day Observed – Classes Not in Session. May 29
  May 29
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 July 18 June 20
Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00pm. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option. June 5 July 18 June 20
Independence Day – Classes Not in Session.     July 4
Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. 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 July 26 July 5
Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00pm. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option. June 13 July 26 July 5
Last day to apply for W grade policy. June 30 August 11 August 11
Last day of classes. *Final exams are held on the last day of classes. June 30 August 11 August 11