Graduate Engineering Academic Calendar

Summer 2020 - updated 4/20/20

Wednesday, May 27                 

Classes begin

Tuesday, June 2           

Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding courses. Refund Schedule

Saturday, June 15        

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for September graduation

Thursday, July 16         

Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations for exams held second week of Fall semester

Thursday, July 9                        

Last day for withdrawing from courses or changing from credit to audit

Monday, July 27          

--Final examinations will be held on July 27 or the last scheduled class day

--Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline.

 

Advisor Approval Form/Instructions to Upload to ProQuest can be found here.

All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to Graduate Programs Office (CEER 309) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester.  (Students must then post online.)

Friday, July 31

Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)

Tuesday, August 25

myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details (closes Jan. 31)

Friday, August 28

Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Summer 2020 semester)

Fall 2020- updated 6/24/20

In any fall semester where the University calendar does not naturally include a total of 14 weekly class meetings, plus a final exam period, the instructor is expected to schedule an additional class meeting time.

 

Aug. 17

Classes begin

Aug. 23             

Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding courses

Refund Schedule

Sept. 7

Labor Day - No classes

TBD

Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examination

TBD

Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examination

Sept. 15

December Graduation Application - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for December graduation

Oct. 28

Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX)

Nov. 20

Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examinations for exams held second week of Spring semester

Nov. 23

Final day of classes

Nov. 30 - Dec. 5 Final Examinations

Dec. 1

Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline

All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to Graduate Programs Office (CEER 302A) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester.  (Students must then post online.)

Advisor approval form Instructions to upload to ProQuest can be found here.

Dec. 8

Final Grades Due Fall 2020 Semester (12:00 Noon)

TBD

Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2020 Semester)

TBD

Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2020 Semester)          

Spring 2021 - updated 4/20/20

In any Spring semester where the University calendar does not naturally include a total of 14 weekly class meetings, plus a final exam period, the instructor is expected to schedule an additional class meeting time.

Jan. 11

Classes begin                

Jan. 17

Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding courses
Refund Schedule

Jan. 18

Martin Luther King Day (No classes)

Jan. 20

Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examination

Jan. 22

Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examination

Jan. 31

May Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.

Feb. 1

myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications 
Please consult graduation page for details (Closes June 15)

March 1            

myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications   
Please consult graduation page for details (Closes Sept 15)

March 1-5

Semester recess

March 8

Classes resume

March 31

Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX)

April 1

Easter Recess

April 6

Classes resume

April 26

Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline
All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to Graduate Programs Office (CEER 309) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Spring Semester.  (Students must then post online.)
Advisor Approval Form/Instructions to Upload to ProQuest can be found here
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Apr 29

Final day of classes     

May 3-7

Final Examinations

May 10             

Final Grades Due Spring 2021 Semester (12 noon)

May TBD

Graduate Reception

May 15             

Commencement and Baccalaureate Mass   

May TBD                        

Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Spring 2020 Semester).

May TBD

Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2021Semester)