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Spring 2022 - Academic Calendar

Important Dates

Description

Date

Spring 2022 Priority Registration begins for continuing students.

October 25

Spring 2022 Open Registration begins for all students.

November 1

Academic Advising Week for Spring 2022

October 25-29

Tuition payment deadline if you register by December 14. If you register December 15 or after, your tuition payment is due the next day. NOVA will not drop you for non-payment.

December 15

Buy books and supplies at the Bookstore with excess financial aid

January 4-February 3

College Reopens.

January 3

Students enrolled in Canvas classes.

January 12

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday observed for students, faculty and staff. College offices closed.

January 17

Financial aid adjustments begin.  Classes added on or after this date for the current term will not increase your 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

February 4

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.

February 4

Last day to apply for Spring graduation.*

March 1

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

March 8-March 29

Spring Break for teaching faculty and students.

March 7-13

Final Exams

May 3-9

15-Week Session

Description

Date

Last day to join class wait lists

January 5

Classes begin

January 18

Students may add or drop courses through NOVAConnect.

January 18-24

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

February 3

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty***

March 26

Examinations end

May 9

First 7-Week Session

Description

Date

Last day to join class wait lists

January 5

Classes begin

January 18

Students may add or drop courses through NOVAConnect.

January 18-20

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

January 25

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty***

February 15

Examinations end

March 6

13-Week Session

Description

Date

Last day to join class wait lists

January 19

Classes begin

February 1

Students may add or drop courses through NOVAConnect.

February 1-6

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

February 15

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty***

March 31

Examinations end

May 9

Second 7-Week Session

Description

Date

Last day add name to wait lists

March 9

Classes begin

March 22

Students may add or drop courses through NOVAConnect.

March 22-24

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

March 29

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty***

April 20

Examinations end

May 9

NOVA Online Dates

NOVA Online/NOL Dates

Start Date

Students may Add or Drop Courses through NOVAConnect 

Last Day to Drop with a Tuition Refund or Change to Audit (Census Date)

Last Withdrawal Dates

15-week

January 18

January 18-24

February 3

March 26

First 7-week

January 18

January 18-20

January 25

February 15

Second 7-week

February 8

February 8-10

February 15

March 9

Third 7-week

March 1

March 1-3

March 8

March 30

Fourth 7-week

March 22

March 22-24

March 29

April 20

10-week

March 8

March 8-12

March 17

April 14

First 12-week

January 18

January 18-22

January 30

March 9

Second 12-week

February 1

February 1-5

February 13

March 23

Third 12-week

February 15

February 15-19

February 27

April 6

 

 

 

 

 

Plan Ahead

Fall 2022 open registration begins

TBA

Fall 2022 classes begin

TBA

* 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.


All dates subject to change. Check back here for the most up-to-date information.

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