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Spring 2024 - Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar


15 Week Term

1st 7 Week Term

13 Week Term

2nd 7 Week Term

Open Registration Begins (All Students)

October 23

October 23

October 23

October 23

Academic Advising Week in preparation for the Spring 2024 semester

October 23-27

October 23-27

October 23-27

October 23-27

Last Day for Students to Add Their Names to Class Wait-lists

January 3

January 3

January 17

March 6

Classes Begin

January 16

January 16

January 30

March 19

Students May Add or Drop Courses Through NOVAConnect

January 16-22

January 16-18

January 30-February 4

March 19-21

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

February 1

January 23

February 13

March 26

Last day to withdraw without grade penalty***

March 23

February 14

March 28

April 17

Final Exam week

April 30-May 6

April 30-May 6


Last Day of Final Exams

May 6

March 4

May 6

May 6

Important Dates

Spring Advising Week

October 23-27

Tuition payment deadline if you register by January 2. If you register January 3 or after, your tuition payment is due the next day.

January 3

Last day to apply for Spring graduation. *

March 1

Spring 2023 Breaks & Holidays

Martin Luther King Day: College Closed

January 15

Spring Break: Classes Do Not Meet

March 11 - March 17

* 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.