University of Virginia

 

Academic Calendar

Fall 2015 JTerm 2016 | Spring 2016 | Summer 2016

 

 

Fall 2015

Aug. 3 Newly admitted graduate students can enroll for fall classes via SIS
Aug. 3 Enrollment deadline for returning graduate students
Aug. 1-Oct. 1 Students apply for December graduation in SIS
Aug. 18 GSAS New Student Orientation (Newcomb Hall Ballroom)
Aug. 19 Student tuition bills must be paid through QuikPay@UVA
Aug. 25 Fall classes begin

Aug. 28

Students must be enrolled in at least one class and have no holds by 5 p.m. Students with holds at this time will have their classes dropped and student status cancelled, after which they must complete the late enrollment process to reenroll.

Sep. 8 Deadline to add or modify a course (change credits or grading option)
Sep. 9 Deadline to drop a class and remove the course from the transcript
Sep. 10 Summer 2014 missing/blank grades convert to failing
Sep. 30 Deadline to apply for December degree conferral in SIS / PhD Continuation Forms Due - From Enroute MAs
Oct. 2 Last day of classes before reading holiday
Oct. 3-6 Reading holiday
Oct. 7 Classes resume
Oct. 13 Enrollment after this date requires approval from the assistant dean
Oct. 20 Deadline to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of "W" on the transcript
Nov. 2 Spring course enrollment begins via SIS for returning graduate students
Nov. 2- Feb. 1 Students apply for May Graduation in SIS
Nov. 15 Doctoral/Thesis Completion Petition due
Nov. 21 January term enrollment opens for graduate students
Nov. 24 Last day of classes before Thanksgiving
Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving recess (GSAS offices closed)
Nov. 30 Spring incomplete (IN) grades convert to failing
Dec. 1 Enrollment deadline for returning graduate students
Nov. 30 Deadline for submitting all December graduation materials to the Graduate School
Dec. 1 Newly admitted graduate students can enroll for spring and January Term classes via SIS
Dec. 8 Fall classes end
Dec. 9 Reading day
Dec. 10-18 Course examinations
Dec. 13 Reading day
Dec. 16 Reading day
Dec. 22 Fall grades must be entered by instructors via SIS
Dec. 30 Fall degrees conferred (no ceremony)

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JTerm 2016

Jan. 4 January term classes begin
Jan. 6 Spring tuition bills must be paid through QuikPay@UVA
Jan. 10 Student Financial Services holds placed on student accounts with unpaid tuition
Jan. 15 January term classes end

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Spring 2016

Jan. 20 Spring classes begin
Jan. 21 Fall missing/blank grades convert to failing
Jan. 22 Students must be enrolled in at least one class and have no holds by 5 p.m. Students with holds at this time will have their classes dropped and student status cancelled, after which they must complete the late enrollment process to reenroll.
Jan. 28 Deadline to add or modify a course (change credits or grading option)
Jan. 29 Deadline to drop a class and remove the course from the transcript
Jan. 30 Deadline to apply for May graduation in SIS / PhD Continuation Forms Due - From Enroute MAs
Mar. 2 Summer incomplete (IN) grades convert to failing
Mar. 3 Enrollment after this date requires approval from the assistant dean
Mar. 4 Last day of classes before Spring recess
Mar. 5-13 Spring recess
Mar. 14 Classes resume
Mar. 15 Deadline for submitting an unsigned copy of thesis or dissertation title page to departments for May degrees
Mar. 18 Deadline to withdraw from a course and receive a grade of "W" on the transcript
Mar. 30 Returning Graduate enrollment via SIS begins for fall semester
Apr. 15 Graduate enrollment begins for summer session
Apr. 15 - July 1 Students apply for August graduation in SIS
Apr. 30 Deadline for submitting all May graduation materials to the Graduate School
May 3 Classes end
May 4 Reading day
May 5-13 Course examinations
May 8 Reading day
May 11 Reading day
May 16 Summer Session I begins
May 19 Spring grades must be entered by instructors via SIS
May 21 Spring degree conferral
May 21-22 Final Exercises

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Summer 2016

Summer Session Registration Procedures

Apr. 15 Graduate enrollment begins for summer session
May 16 Summer Session I begins
May 30 Holiday, no classes
Jun. 10 Summer Session I ends
Jun. 13 Spring missing/blank grades convert to failing
Jun. 13 Summer Session II begins
Jun. 15 Doctoral/Thesis Completion Petition due
Jun. 30 Last day to apply for August graduation in SIS
Jul. 4 Holiday, no classes
Jul. 8 Fall incomplete (IN) grades convert to failing
Jul. 8 Summer Session II ends
Jul. 11 Summer Session III begins
Jul. 31 Deadline for submitting all August graduation materials to the Graduate School
Aug. 4 Session III ends
Aug. 8 Summer grades must be entered by instructors via SIS
Aug. 12 Summer degrees conferred

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