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Spring 2023 - Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

15 Week Term 13 Week Term 1st 7 Week Term 2nd 7 Week Term
Open Registration Begins (All Students) October 24 October 24 October 24 October 24
Academic Advising Week in preparation for the Spring 2023 semester October 24-28 October 24-28 October 24-28 October 24-28
Last Day for Students to Add Their Names to Class Wait-lists January 4 January 18 January 4 March 8
Classes Begin January 17 January 31 January 17 March 21
Students May Add or Drop Courses Through NOVAConnect January 17-23 January 31-February 5 January 17-19 March 21-23
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** February 2 February 14 January 24 March 28
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** March 25 March 30 February 15 April 19
Final Exam week May 2-8  May 2-8  
Last Day of Final Exams May 8 May 8 March 6 May 8

NOVA Online Sessions

Important Dates

Spring Advising Week

October 24-28

Tuition payment deadline if you register by January 2. If you register January 3 or after, your tuition payment is due the next day. NOVA will not drop you for non-payment.

January 3

Buy books and supplies at the Bookstore with
excess financial aid

January 3 – March 28

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

February 3

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 3

Last day to apply for Spring graduation.

March 1

Spring 2023 Breaks & Holidays

Martin Luther King Day: College Closed January 16
Spring Break: Classes Do Not Meet March 13 - March 19

** 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.

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