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Academic Calendar - Spring 2011

Important Dates

Priority date for Spring financial aid applications* for all students.

October 1
Continuing students can log into NOVAConnect to find out their priority date. November 1
Spring 2011 Advising Week. November 1-5

Priority Registration for continuing students for Spring classes begins.

November 9-14

Open registration for Spring begins for all students.

November 15

Tuition payment deadline if you register by December 16

NOTE : If you register December 17 or after, you must pay your tuition before 5 p.m. the next business day to prevent being dropped from your class(es).

December 17
Last day to add your name to the Wait List for all classes except Second 8-week session. January 6
Last day to initiate change of domicile for Spring January 10
Parking enforcement on Student (B) Lots begins at 6 a.m.  A current parking permit is required for all semesters/sessions of attendance. January 28
Spring Break for teaching faculty and students. College offices open (March 7-11). March 7-13
Last day to add your name to the Wait List for Second 8-Week classes. March 10
Student Services Centers are closed on all campuses for Professional Development March 18
Commencement Ceremony May 15

 

16-Week Session
Classes begin January 10

Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap) on NOVAConnect (open to all)

January 10-17
Martin Luther King Holiday for students, faculty and staff; College closed. January 17

Late Schedule Additions, permission required

January 18-24

Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund

January 18-27

Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)**

January 27
Last day to apply for Spring graduation March 1
Spring Break for teaching faculty and students. College offices open (March 7-11). March 7-13

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty

March 25
Last week of classes April 26-May2
Final exam week May3-May9
Examinations end May 9
Commencement May 15
First 8-Week Session
Classes begin January 10
Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap) on NOVAConnect (open to all) January 10-12
Drops on NOVAConnect with Tuition Refund January 10-18
Martin Luther King Holiday for students, faculty and staff; College closed. January 17
Late Schedule Additions, permission required January 13-18

Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)**

January 18

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty

February 14
Last day to apply for Spring graduation March 1
Classes and examinations end March 6
   
Spring Break for teaching faculty and students. College offices open (March 7-11). March 7-13
Second 8-Week Session
Classes begin March 14

Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap)on NOVAConnect (open to all)

March 14-16
Drops on NOVAConnect with Tuition Refund March 14-22
Late Schedule Additions, permission required March 17-22

Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)**

March 22

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty

April 18
Classes and examinations end May 9
Commencement May 15
PLAN AHEAD:
Summer 2011 registration begins March 29
Summer 2011 classes begin May 16
Summer 2011 term ends August 8
Fall 2011 Advising Week April 4-8
Fall 2011 priority registration for continuing students begins April 12
Fall 2011 open registration begins June 7
Fall 2011 semester begins August 22

(Ft. Belvoir and Quantico 8-Week Sessions follow the above dates.)

*Earlier application is highly recommended.
**To find the Census Date (last day to drop with refund) for a Dynamic course or ELI course, go to www.nvcc.edu/schedule/crs2112,
Perform a search for the course, and then click on the class number of the section.  The census date will be listed at the bottom of the course information.