Fall 2022 - Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Description 15 Week Term 13 Week Term 1st 7 Week Term 2nd 7 Week Term
Open Registration Begins (All Students) April 11 April 11 April 11 April 11
Academic Advising Week in preparation for the for Fall 2022 semester April 11-15 April 11-15 April 11-15 April 11-15
Last Day for Students to Add Their Names to Class Wait-lists August 9 August 24 August 9 October 6
Classes Begin August 22 September 6 August 22 October 19
Students May Add or Drop Courses Through NOVAConnect August 22-28 September 6-11 August 22-24 October 19-21

Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)**

September 8 September 20 August 29 October 27
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** October 29 November 4 September 20 November 21
Final Exams December 7-13 December 7-13
Last Day of Final Exams December 13 December 13 October 9 December 13

NOVA Online Sessions

Important Dates

Tuition payment deadline if you register by July 31. If you register August 1 or after, your tuition payment is due the next day. NOVA will not drop you for non-payment.

August 1

Buy books and supplies at the Bookstore with
excess financial aid

August 8 – September 20

Financial aid adjustments begin. Classes added on or after this date for the current term will not increase student eligibility for financial aid grants. Aid may be reduced for students enrolled in less than 12 eligible
credits. Information on financial aid awards, disbursements and refunds is available here: https://www.nvcc.edu/financialaid/policies/awards-refunds.html

September 9

Parking enforcement on Student B Lots begins at 6:00
a.m. Students are not required to display a permit while parked in a B lot after 3:45 p.m. on weekdays or anytime on weekends.

September 9

Last day to apply for Fall graduation.

October 1

Second period to use excess (undisbursed) financial aid at the Bookstore.

October 5-27

Fall Advising Week

October 24-28

Fall 2022 Breaks & Holidays

Labor Day: College Closed September 5
Fall Break: Classes Do Not Meet October 10 - 11
Election Day: College Closed November 8
Thanksgiving Break November 23 - 27

** 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.