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Academic Calendar - fall 2011

Important Dates

Continuing students can log into NOVAConnect to find out their priority date.

April 1
Fall 2011 Advising Week April 4-8
Priority Registration for continuing students for Fall classes April 12-May 2
NOVAConnect registration for Fall 2011 suspended May 3- June 6
Open Registration for Fall begins for all students June 7

Tuition payment deadline if you register by July 28

NOTE: If you register July 29 or after, you must pay your tuition before 5 p.m. the next business day to prevent being dropped from your class(es).

July 29
Last day to add your name to the Wait List for all classes except Second 8-week session. August 18
Last day to initiate change of domicile for Fall August 22
Parking enforcement on Student (B) Lots begins at 6 a.m. A current parking permit is required for all semesters/sessions of attendance. September 9
Last day to add your name to the Wait List for Second 8-Week classes October 17
Last day to withdraw (rescind) Fall 2011 graduation application December 19

 

16-Week Session
Classes begin August 22
Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap) on NOVAConnect (open to all) August 22-28
Late Schedule Additions--in-person, permission required August 29 - September 2
Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund August 29-September 8
Labor Day Holiday for faculty, students and staff, Offices closed September 5
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)** September 8
Last day to apply for Fall graduation * October 1
Non-instructional days/no classes; College offices open October 10-11
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty October 31
Non-instructional day/no classes; College closes at Noon November 23
Thanksgiving Holiday for faculty, students and staff, College offices closed November 24-25
Non-instructional days/no classes November 26-27
Last week of classes December 6-12
Final exam week December 13-19
Examinations end December 19

First 8-Week Session

Classes begin August 22
Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap) on NOVAConnect (open to all) August 22-24
Drops on NOVAConnect with tuition refund August 22- 29
Late Schedule Additions, in person, permission required August 25- 29
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)** August 29
Labor Day Holiday for faculty, students and staff, Offices closed September 5
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty September 26
Last day to apply for Fall graduation * October 1
Non-instructional days/no classes; College offices open October 10-11
Examinations end October 18

Second 8-Week Session

Classes begin October 19
Schedule adjustments (add/drop/swap) on NOVAConnect (open to all) October 19-21
Drops on NOVAConnect with Tuition Refund October 19-27
Late Schedule Additions, in person, permission required October 22-27
Last day to drop with tuition refund or change to audit (Census Date)** October 27
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty November 21
Non-instructional day/no classes; College closes at Noon November 23
Thanksgiving Holiday for faculty, students and staff, College offices closed November 24-25
Non-instructional days/no classes November 26-27
Classes and Examinations end December 19

Winter Break

Winter Break for faculty, students and staff; College offices closed December 23, 2011 - January 2, 2012

PLAN AHEAD:
Spring 2012 Advising Week October 31- November 4
Spring 2012 priority registration for continuing students begins November 8
Spring 2012 open registration begins November 14
Spring 2012 semester begins January 9
Summer 2012 registration begins March 27
Summer 2012 classes begin May 16
Summer 2012 term ends August 8

(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/crs2114, 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.