Welcome to the Northern Virginia Community College Website

Accessibility Navigation:

Summer 2020 - Academic Calendar

Summer Semester 2020

Important Dates
Open registration begins for all students  March 30
Tuition payment deadline if you register by May 3. If you register May 4 or after, you must pay your tuition before 5:00 p.m. the next business day to prevent being dropped from your classes. May 4
Memorial Day holiday for students, faculty and staff. College offices closed. May 25
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. June 2
Independence Day holiday for students, faculty and staff. College offices closed. July 3
12-Week Session
Last day to join class wait lists May 5
Classes begin May 18
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** June 1 
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 7
Class, exams end August 9
10-Week Session
Last day to join class wait lists May 19
Classes begin June 1
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** June 11
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 13
Class, exams end August 9
8-Week Session
Last day to join class wait lists June 2 
Classes begin June 15 
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** June 23
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 18 
Class, exams end August 9 
First 6-Week Session
Last day to join class wait lists May 5
Classes begin May 18
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** May 26
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** June 12
Class, exams end June 28
Second 6-Week Session
Last day to join class wait lists June 16
Classes begin June 29
Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)** July 6
Last day to withdraw without grade penalty*** July 24
Class, exams end August 9
NOVA Online/ELI Dates
NOVA Online/ELI Dates Start Date Last Day to Drop with a Tuition Refund or Change to Audit (Census Date)
Twelve-week May 18 May 30
First 10-week May 18 May 28
Second 10-week June 1 June 11
First 8-week May 18 May 26
Second 8-week June 15 June 23
First 6-week May 18 May 24
Second 6-week July 29 July 5
First 4-week (MTT 1 only) May 18 May 22
Second 4-week (MTT 1 only) June 15 June 19
Third 4-week (MTT 1 only) July 13 July 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.

Please check NOVAConnect for start dates and census dates for variable duration (dynamic) sessions.

Top