Welcome to the Northern Virginia Community College Website

Accessibility Navigation:

Summer 2017 - Academic Calendar

Summer Term 2017

On-Time Registration

All students must register by 11:59 p.m. the day before the session begins. Please note that the session may begin before the first day of class. Once students have registered, they have until 5:00 p.m. the next business day to pay. There will be no late registration and students will not be permitted to add/swap classes once the session has begun. Any schedule adjustment after the session has begun requires permission of the academic dean.

Important Dates
DescriptionDate
Open registration begins for all students. March 28
Tuition payment deadline if you register by April 23. If you register April 24 or after, you must pay your tuition before 5:00 p.m. the next business day to prevent being dropped from your classes. April 24
Memorial Day holiday for students, faculty and staff. College offices closed. May 29
Independence Day holiday observed for students, faculty and staff. College offices closed. July 3-4
12-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 3
Classes begin May 16
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** May 29
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 7
Examinations end August 11
10-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 9
Classes begin May 22
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** June 1
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 5
Examinations end August 2
First 8-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 9
Classes begin May 22
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** May 30
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** June 24
Examinations end July 19
First 5-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 9
Classes begin May 22
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** May 27
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** June 12
Examinations end June 26
Second 8-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists May 23
Classes begin June 5
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** June 13
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 10
Examinations end August 1
Second 5-Week Session
DescriptionDate
Last day to join class wait lists June 13
Classes begin June 27
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** July 5
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 18
Examinations end August 1
ELI/Distance Learning Start and Census Dates
ELI SessionStart DateCenus
Ten week May 22 June 1
Twelve week May 16 May 28
First 8-week May 22 May 30
Second 8-week June 5 June 13
Plan Ahead
DescriptionDate
Fall 2017 priority registration begins for continuing students April 3, 2017
Fall 2017 open registration begins for all students May 2, 2017
Fall 2017 classes begin August 21, 2017

* Earlier application is highly recommended.

** To find the last day to drop with refund (census date) for a variable duration (dynamic) course, go to the Schedule of Classes, search for the course, and then click on the class number of the section. The last day to “drop with refund” will be listed at the bottom of 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.

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

Top