Important Dates

 

Spring 2017

January

Thu. 12 Residence halls open 9:00 a.m.-4:30 for new students
Fri. 13 – Sat. 14 New student orientation (B.A./B.S. students only)
Sun. 15 Residence halls open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. for returning students
Mon. 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
Tue. 17 Classes begin (16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)
Tue. 17 Late registration (16-week semester)
Mon. 23 Last day to add courses (by 5:00 p.m., 16-week semester & 1st 8-week term)
Wed. 25 Last day to drop a 1st 8-week course without a grade of W

February

Fri. 3 Last day to drop a 16-week semester course without a grade of W
Thu. 9 Declaration of Major is due (B.A./B.S. students only)
Wed. 15 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 1st 8-week term
Wed. 15 Last day to withdraw from a 1st 8-week course without a grade of F

March

Fri. 3 *Spring Break begins at 5 p.m. for 16-week semester (Eagle Landing remains open. Other residence halls close at 9 p.m.)
Fri. 3 Last day of classes for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 3 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. 6 – Fri. 10 Final exams for 1st 8-week term
Sun. 12 Residence halls open at 2:00 p.m.
Mon. 13 Spring Break ends; classes for 16-week semester resume
Mon. 13 Classes begin (2nd 8-week term)
Mon. 13 Registration for upcoming Summer semester begins
Mon. 13 – Fri. 24 Pre-registration Advising
Fri. 17 Last day to register for 2nd 8-week courses
Fri. 17 – Sat. 18 Destination UMW
Mon. 20 Exit Survey of currently enrolled graduating students begins
Wed. 22 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of W
Fri. 24 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade (16-week semester)
Fri. 24 Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without a grade of F
Mon. 27 Advance registration for upcoming Fall semester begins

April

Sat. 1 Multicultural Fair
Sun. 2 Exit Survey of currently enrolled graduating students ends at midnight
Fri. 7 Advance registration for upcoming Fall semester ends
Wed. 12 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 2nd 8-week term
Wed. 12 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of F
Fri. 28 Last day of classes for 16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term
Fri. 28 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.29 – Sun. 30 Reading Period

May

Mon. 1 – Fri. 5 Final examinations (16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term)
Sat. 6 All residence halls close at 10:00 a.m. (except for graduating seniors)
Mon. 8 Transfer Student Orientation (group 1)
Fri. 12 Graduate Commencement
Sat. 13 Undergraduate Commencement
Sun. 14 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.

 

 

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