College Catalog 2013-2014

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Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2013

Important Dates
April 8-12 Advising Week for Fall Semester
April 16 NOVAConnect priority registration for continuing students begins for Fall
May 1 Priority date for Fall financial aid applications for all students
May 3 Open registration for all students begins for Fall
September 2 Labor Day holiday for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed
October 1 Last day to apply for Fall graduation
October 14-15 Non-instructional days. No classes. College offices open
November 27 Non-instructional day. No Classes. College closes at noon
November 28-29 Thanksgiving holiday. College closed
November 30-December 1 Non-instructional days. No classes
16-Week Session
August 21  Classes begin
September 7 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
October 31 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
December 4-10  Last week of classes
December 17 Final exams end
First 8-Week Session
August 21 Classes begin
August 29 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
September 22 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
October 13 Classes and examinations end
Second 8-Week Session
October 16 Classes begin
October 25 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
November 22 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
December 17 Classes and examinations end
Winter Break
December 23, 2013 – January 1, 2014  Winter break for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed. NOVAConnect registration only

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


Spring Semester 2014

IMPORTANT DATES
October 1 Priority date for Spring financial aid applications for all students
November 4-8 Advising Week for Spring Semester
November 12 NOVAConnect priority registration for continuing students begins for Spring
November 18 Open registration for all students begins for Spring
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed.
March 1 Last day to apply for Spring graduation
16-Week Session
January 13 Classes begin
January 30 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
March 28 24 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
April 28-May 3 Last week of classes
May 10 Final exams end
   
First 8-Week Session  
January 13 Classes begin
January 21 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
February 15 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
March 9 Classes and examinations end
   
Second 8-Week Session  
March 17 Classes begin
March 25 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
April 19 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
May 10 Classes and examinations end
Spring Break
March 10-16 Spring break for students. Non-instructional days. No classes. College offices open March 10-14.

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


Summer Semester 2014

IMPORTANT DATES
April 1 NOVAConnect registration for all students begins for Summer
April 1 Priority date for Summer financial aid applications for all students
June 1 Last day to apply for Summer graduation
July 4 Independence Day holiday for students, faculty, and staff. College offices closed.
12-Week Session
May 19 Classes begin
May 31 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
July 8 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
August 10 Classes and examinations end
First 6-Week Session
May 19 Classes begin
May 27 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
June 13 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
June 29 Classes and examinations end
First 8-Week Session
May 19 Classes begin
May 27 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
June 20 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
July 13 Classes and examinations end
Second 6-Week Session
June 30 Classes begin
July 7 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
July 25 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
August 10 Classes and examinations end
Second 8-Week Session
June 16 Classes begin
June 23 Last day to drop with a tuition refund or change to audit (census date)
July 18 Last day to withdraw without grade penalty
August 10 Classes and examinations end