Important Dates

Spring 2024

January
Thu. 11 Resident halls open for new residential students 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri. 12 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)
Wed. 17 President Troy Paino’s “All University” Opening Assembly (4 p.m., Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall)
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. 1 *Spring Break begins at 5 p.m. for 16-week semester (Eagle Landing remains open. Other residence halls close at 9 p.m.)
Fri. 1 Last day of classes for 1st 8-week term
Fri. 1 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. 4 – Fri. 8 Final exams for 1st 8-week term
Sun. 10 Residence halls open at 2:00 p.m.
Mon. 11 Spring Break ends; classes for 16-week semester resume
Mon. 11 Classes begin (2nd 8-week term)
Mon. 11 Registration for upcoming Summer semester begins
Fri. 15 Midterm Grades Due
Fri. 15 Last day to register for 2nd 8-week courses
Fri. 15 – Sat. 16 Destination UMW
Mon. 18 – Fri. 29 Pre-registration Advising
Wed. 20 Last day to drop a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of W
Fri. 22 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade (16-week semester)
Fri. 29 Last day to withdraw from a 16-week course without a grade of F
April
Mon. 1 – Thu. 4 Advance registration for upcoming Fall semester
Wed. 10 Last day to change to/from a pass/fail grade for 2nd 8-week term
Wed. 10 Last day to withdraw from a 2nd 8-week course without a grade of F
Sat. 13 Multicultural Fair
Fri. 19 – Sat. 20 Destination UMW
Fri. 26 Last day of classes for 16-week semester and 2nd 8-week term
Fri. 26 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. 27 – Sun. 28 Reading Period
Mon. 29 Final examinations start (16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term)
May
Fri. 3 Final examinations end (16-week semester & 2nd 8-week term)
Sat. 4 All residence halls close at 10:00 a.m. (except for graduating seniors)
Sat. 11 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement
Sun. 12 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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