Academic calendars

The Academic Calendar includes deadlines, holidays and other important dates for the college's current and upcoming semesters.

View 2017-18 Academic Calendar (PDF)

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Spring 2017

16-Week Regular Session (January 9 - May 8)

October 31 – November 6
Priority registration for returning students

November 7 – January 8
Registration for spring classes

December 15
Tuition due for Spring 2017

January 9
Classes begin

January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)

January 17
Last day to add or change a class from the 16-week session

January 25
Last day to drop a class from the 16-week session and receive a tuition refund

January 31
Spring 2017 Graduation Application Deadline
(Applications not received by the deadline will be processed the following term.)

March 5 - 12
Spring Break (no classes-college open)

March 13 – 19
Priority registration for returning students for summer and fall classes

March 20 – May 21
Registration for summer classes

March 20 – August 21
Registration for fall classes

March 24
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 16-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

May 4
Tuition Due for summer 2017

May 8
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

May 10 and May 11
Learning Institute

May 13
Graduation

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

12-Week Session (February 6 - May 5)

October 31 – November 6
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 7 – February 5
Registration for spring classes

December 15
Tuition due for Spring 2017

February 6
Classes begin

February 10
Last day to add or change a class from the 12-week session

February 17
Last day to drop a class from the 12-week session and receive a tuition refund

March 5 -12
Spring Break (no classes – college open)

April 3
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 12-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

May 5
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

May 10 & 11
Learning Institute

May 13
Graduation

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

First 8-Week Session (January 9 - March 6)

October 31 – November 6
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 7 – January 8
Registration for spring classes

December 15
Tuition due for Spring 2017

January 9
Classes begin

January 11
Last day to add or change a class from the first 8-week session

January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed)

January 17
Last day to drop a class from the first 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

January 31
Spring 2017 Graduation Application Deadline
(Applications not received by the deadline will be processed the following term.)

February 13
Last day to withdraw from a class in the first 8-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

March 5 – 12
Spring Break (no classes – college open)

March 6
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

Second 8-Week Session (March 13 - May 5)

October 31 – November 6
Priority registration for returning students for spring classes

November 7 – March 12
Registration for spring classes

December 15
Tuition due for Spring 2017

March 13
Classes begin

March 15
Last day to add or change a class from the second 8-week session

March 20
Last day to drop a class from the second 8-week session and receive a tuition refund

April 13
Last day to withdraw from a class in the second 8-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

May 5
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

May 10 & 11
Learning Institute

May 13
Graduation

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

Summer 2017

10-Week Session (May 22 - August 1)

March 13 – March 19
Priority registration for returning students for summer and fall classes

March 20 – May 21
Registration for summer classes

March 20 – August 20
Registration for fall classes

May 4
Tuition due for Summer 2017

May 22
Classes begin

May 25
Last day to add or change a class from the 10-week session

May 29
Memorial Day (college closed)

June 1
Summer 2017 Graduation Application Deadline
(Applications not received by the deadline will be processed the following term.)

June 1
Last day to drop a class from the 10-week session and receive a tuition refund

July 3
Last day to withdraw from a class in the 10-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

July 4
Independence Day (college closed)

August 1
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

August 3
Tuition due for Fall 2017

Tuesday, August 1 is the make-up day for Tuesday, July 4, and represents the final Tuesday of the Summer 10-week session.

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

First 6-Week Session (May 22 - July 3)

March 13 – March 19
Priority registration for returning students for summer and fall classes

March 20 – May 21
Registration for summer classes

March 20 – August 20
Registration for fall classes

May 4
Tuition due for Summer 2017

May 22
Classes begin

May 24
Last day to add or change a class from the first 6-week session

May 29
Memorial Day (college closed)

May 30
Last day to drop a class from the first 6-week session and receive a tuition refund

June 1
Summer 2017 Graduation Application Deadline
(Applications not received by the deadline will be processed the following term.)

June 16
Last day to withdraw from a class in the first 6-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

July 3
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

Second 6-Week Session (July 5 - August 15)

March 13 – March 19
Priority registration for returning students for summer and fall classes

March 20 – July 4
Registration for summer classes

March 20 – August 20
Registration for fall classes

May 4
Tuition Due for Summer 2017

July 5
Classes begin

July 7
Last day to add or change a class from the second 6-week session

July 10
Last day to drop a class from the second 6-week session and receive a tuition refund

July 31
Last day to withdraw from a class in the second 6-week session without academic penalty (See Note)

August 15
Last day of instruction (including examinations)

Note: Students who wish to withdraw without academic penalty should contact a counselor to determine the appropriate procedure and date. Withdrawals through completion of sixty percent of a session will result in a W grade. After sixty percent of a session is completed, a withdrawal will result in a grade of F in a credit course or a grade of U in a developmental course, except under mitigating circumstances that must be documented by the instructor and approved by the academic dean.

Calendars from previous academic terms:

Enrollment Services Offices

Regular office hours are:
Monday and Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

Chesapeake Campus

Pass Building, Room 175
1428 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-822-5117

Norfolk Campus

Andrews Building, Room 1120
315 Granby St.
Norfolk, VA 23510

Phone: 757-822-1205, -1210, or -1235

Portsmouth Campus

Building A, Room A130
120 Campus Drive
Portsmouth, VA 23701

Phone: 757-822-2192 or -2193

Virginia Beach Campus

Building B (Bayside), Room B105
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453

Phone: 757-822-7101