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Academic Calendar


Fall Semester 2015

Important Dates

April 6–10 Advising Week for Fall Semester
April 14 NOVAConnect priority registration for continuing students begins for Fall
May 1 Priority date for Fall financial aid applications for all students
May 5 Open registration for all students begins for Fall
July 27 Tuition payment deadline if you register by July 26. NOTE: If you register July 27 or after, you must pay your tuition before 5:00 p.m. the next business day to prevent being dropped from your classes.
August 11 Last day to add your name to the Wait List for all classes for First 8-week Session and 16-week Session
August 24 Last day to initiate change of domicile for Fall
September 7 Labor Day holiday for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed.
October 1 Last day to apply for Fall graduation
October 12 Last day to add your name to the Wait List for Second 8-week Session
October 12–13 Professional development days for faculty. No classes for students.
November 25 Non-instructional day. No classes. College closes at noon.
November 26–27 Thanksgiving holiday. College closed.
November 28–29 Non-instructional days. No classes.
December 20 Last day to withdraw Fall 2015 graduation application

16-Week Session

August 24 Classes begin
August 24–September 10 Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund
September 10 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
November 3 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
December 7–13 Last week of classes
December 14–20 Final exam week
December 20 Final exams end

First 8-Week Session

August 24 Classes begin
August 24-September 1 Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund
September 1 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
September 27 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
October 20 Classes and examinations end

Second 8-Week Session

October 21 Classes begin
October 21-29 Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund
October 29 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
November 30 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
December 20 Classes and examinations end

Winter Break

December 24, 2015-January 3, 2016 Winter break for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed. NOVAConnect registration only.

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

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