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Summer 2016 - Academic Calendar

Summer 2016

Important Dates
DescriptionDate
Open registration begins for all students. March 29
Tuition payment deadline if you register by April 24. If you register April 25 or after, you must pay your tuition before 5:00 p.m. the next business day to prevent being dropped from your classes. April 25
Last day to initiate change of domicile for Summer. May 16
Memorial Day holiday for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed. May 30
Parking enforcement on student “B” lots begins at 6:00 a.m. Free parking after 4:00 p.m. June 1
Last day to apply for Summer graduation. * June 1 
Independence Day holiday for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed. July 4
12-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 3
Classes begin May 16
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** May 31
Last day to withdraw online and receive a grade of “W”*** July 5
Examinations end August 7
First 8-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 3
Classes begin May 16
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** May 24
Last day to withdraw online and receive a grade of “W”*** June 17
Examinations end July 10
First 6-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 3
Classes begin May 16
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** May 24
Last day to withdraw online and receive a grade of “W”*** June 10
Examinations end June 26
Second 8-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 31
Classes begin June 13
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** June 21
Last day to withdraw online and receive a grade of “W”*** July 15
Examinations end August 7
Second 6-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists June 10
Classes begin June 27
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** July 5
Last day to withdraw online and receive a grade of “W”*** July 22
Examinations end August 7
ELI/Online Learning Dates
ELI SessionStart DateCensus
First 6 weeks May 16 May 22
First 8-weeks May 16 May 24
First 12-weeks May 16 May 31
Second 8-weeks May 30 June 7 
Third 8-weeks June 13 June 21
Second 6-weeks June 27 July 3
Plan Ahead
DescriptionDate
Fall 2016 Priority Registration begins April 4, 2016
Fall 2016 Open Registration begins May 2, 2016
Fall 2016 classes begins August 22, 2016

* Earlier application is highly recommended.

** To find the last day to drop with refund (census date) for a variable duration (dynamic) course, search for the course, then click on the class number. The census date is listed beneath the course information.

*** Withdrawals after this date require documentation of mitigating circumstances and permission of the instructor and the academic dean.

Please check NOVAConnect for start dates and census dates for variable duration (dynamic) sessions.

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