Important Dates

 

March

Mon. 7 Registration begins

May

Mon. 9 Classes begin (College of Ed. graduate 10-week term)
Fri. 13 Last day to add courses for College of Ed. graduate 10-week term (by 5:00 p.m.)
Fri. 13 Summer housing move-in (see http://students.umw.edu/residencelife/summer for details)
Mon. 16 Classes begin (1st 5-week term, 8-week term, & undergraduate 10-week term)
Tues. 17 Last day to add courses for 1st 5-week term (by 5:00 p.m.)
Wed. 18 No class meetings for courses taught on the Fredericksburg campus (Virginia Academy of Science meetings)
Fri. 20 Last day to add courses for 8-week term (by 5:00 p.m.)
Fri. 20 Last day to drop a College of Ed. graduate 10-week course without a grade of W
Tue. 24 Last day to drop a 5-week course without a grade of W
Fri. 27 Last day to drop an 8-week course without a grade of W
Fri. 27 Last day to drop an undergraduate 10-week course without a grade of W
Mon. 30 Memorial Day (no classes) (Daytime classes made up on Friday, June 3rd and evening classes made up on first open evening.)
Tue. 31 Last day to withdraw from a 1st 5-week course without a grade of F
Tue. 31 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 1st 5-week term

June

Fri. 3 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 8-week term
Fri. 3 Last day to withdraw from a 8-week course without a grade of F
Fri. 3 – Sun. 5 Reunion Weekend
Tue. 14 Last day of classes for 1st 5-week term
Tue. 14 Last day to withdraw from 1st 5-week term
Wed. 15 Reading Period (1st 5-week term)
Thu. 16 Final Examinations (1st 5-week term)
Thu. 16 – Thu. 30 First-year Student Orientation
Fri. 17 Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m.
Fri. 17 Last day to withdraw from a College of Ed. Graduate 10-week course without a grade of F
Fri. 17 Transfer Student Orientation (group 2)
Sun. 19 Residence halls open at 10:00 a.m.
Mon. 20 Classes begin (2nd 5-week term)
Wed. 22 Last day to add courses for 2nd 5-week term (by 5:00 p.m.)
Fri. 24 Last day to withdraw from an undergraduate 10-week course without a grade of F
Fri. 24 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for the undergraduate 10-week term
Tue. 28 Last day to drop a 2nd 5-week course without a grade of W

July

Fri. 1 Last day to withdraw from 8-week term
Mon. 4 Independence Day observed (no classes) (Daytime classes made up on Friday, July 8th and evening classes made up on first open evening.)
Tue. 5 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 2nd 5-week term
Tue. 5 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 5-week course without a grade of F
Fri. 8 Last day of classes for 8-week term
Fri. 8 Last day to withdraw from the College of Ed. graduate 10-week term
Fri. 8 Transfer Student Orientation (group 3)
Thu. 14 Last day of classes for the College of Ed. graduate 10-week term
Fri. 15 Last day to withdraw from the undergraduate 10-week term
Tue. 19 Last day of classes for 2nd 5-week term
Tue. 19 Last day to withdraw from 2nd 5-week term
Wed. 20 Reading Period (2nd 5-week term)
Thu. 21 Final Examinations (2nd 5-week term)
Thu. 21 Last day of classes for the undergraduate 10-week term
Fri. 22 Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m.
August
Wed. 24 Residence halls open 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon for entering freshmen and new transfer students
Fri. 26 Honor Convocation
Sat. 27 Returning Students move in 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Mon. 29 Classes begin (16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)
September
Fri. 2 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 pm, 16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)
Mon. 5 Labor Day observed (no classes)
Tues. 6 Audit Registration 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Wed. 7 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course without a grade of W
Fri. 16 Last day to drop a 16-week semester course without a grade of W
Fri. 16-Sun. 18 - Family Weekend
Fri. 23 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 23 Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8-week course without a grade of F
Tue. 27 Declaration of Major is due (B.A./B.S. students only)
October
Fri. 14 Classes end for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 14 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)
Sat. 15-Tues. 18 - Fall Break (16-week semester); residence halls remain open
Mon. 17-Fri. 21 - Final exams for 1st 8-week term
Wed. 19-Fri. 28 - Pre-registration Advising
Mon. 24 Classes begin (2nd 8-week term)
Fri. 21-Sat.22 - Homecoming Weekend
Fri. 28 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade (16-week semester)
Fri. 28 Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without a grade of F
Fri. 28 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 pm, 2nd 8-week term)
Mon. 31 Advance registration for upcoming Spring semester begins
November
Wed. 2 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of W
Fri. 11 Advance registration for upcoming Spring semester ends
Fri. 18 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 2nd 8-week term
Fri. 18 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of F
Wed. 23-Sun. 27 - *Thanksgiving Break (Eagle Landing remains open.   Other residence halls close at l0:00 a.m. Wednesday and reopen at 2:00 p.m. Sunday)
December
Fri. 9 Last day of classes for 16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term
Fri. 9 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. 10-Sun 11 - Reading Period
Mon. 12-Fri. 16 - Final examinations (16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term)
Sat. 17 Residence halls (except for Eagle Landing) close at 10:00 a.m.

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