Spring 2018

January

Thu. 11 Residence halls open 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for residential students
Fri. 12 – Sat. 13 New student orientation (B.A./B.S. students only)
Sun. 14 Residence halls open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. for returning students
Mon. 15 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Tue. 16 Classes begin (16-week semester &
1st 8-week term)
Tue. 16 Late registration (16-week semester)
Fri. 19 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 p.m.,
16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)
Wed. 24 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course
without a grade of W

February

Fri. 2 Last day to drop a 16-week semester course without a grade of W
Thu. 8 Declaration of Major is due
(B.A./B.S. students only)
Wed. 14 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 1st 8-week term
Wed. 14 Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8-week
course without a grade of F

March

Fri. 2 *Spring Break begins at 5 p.m. for 16-week
semester (Eagle Landing remains open.
Other residence halls close at 9 p.m.)
Fri. 2 Last day of classes for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 2 Last day to withdraw from the University
(all courses) if registered for a 1st 8-week
course (students may not be enrolled for
2nd 8-week session if withdrawing from
1st 8-week session)
Mon. 5 – Fri. 9 Final exams for 1st 8-week term
Sun. 11 Residence halls open at 2:00 p.m.
Mon. 12 Spring Break ends; classes for 16-week
semester resume
Mon. 12 Classes begin (2nd 8-week term)
Mon. 12 Registration for upcoming Summer semester begins
Mon. 12 – Fri. 23 Pre-registration Advising
Fri. 16 Last day to register for 2nd 8-week courses
Fri. 16 – Sat. 17 Destination UMW
Mon. 19 Exit Survey of currently enrolled graduating students begins
Wed. 21 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course
without a grade of W
Fri. 23 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail
grade (16-week semester)
Fri. 23 Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without a grade of F
Mon. 26 Advance registration for
upcoming Fall semester begins

April

Sun. 1 Exit Survey of currently enrolled graduating students ends at midnight
Fri. 6 Advance registration for
upcoming Fall semester ends
Wed. 11 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 2nd 8-week term
Wed. 11 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week
course without a grade of F
Sat. 14 Multicultural Fair
Fri. 27 Last day of classes for 16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term
Fri. 27 Last day to withdraw from the University if registered for 16-week courses and/or
2nd 8-week courses if no grade has
been received in 1st 8-week term
Sat. 28 – Sun. 29 Reading Period
Mon. 30 Final examinations (16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term) begin

May

Fri. 4 Final examinations (16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term) end
Sat. 5 All residence halls close at 10:00 a.m.
(except for graduating seniors)
Wed. 9 Transfer Student Orientation (group 1)
Fri. 11 Graduate Commencement
Sat. 12 Undergraduate Commencement
Sun. 13 Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m. for
graduating seniors
*Out-of-state and international students may contact the Office of Residence Life and Housing to investigate possible housing options during Break.