Graduate Academic Calendar

Fall 2017

Aug. 23 Classes begin  
Aug. 30
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center  
Aug. 31 Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG     

Sept. 04

Labor Day - No Classes         
 
Sept. 09
Language Examination, 1:00 P.M.  
Sept. 13
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
 
Sept. 15 December Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for December graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.  
Oct. 07 Semester recess begins after last class (Saturday)  
Oct. 16 Classes resume (Monday)  
Oct. 18
Grades Due (Noon)  
Oct. 20
Registration Advising Begins for Spring 2017 semester.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
 
Nov. 08
Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG       
Nov. 18 Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program  
Nov. 21 Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)  
Nov. 27
Classes resume (Monday)  
Dec. 08
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
 
Dec. 11 Final Day of Classes  
Dec. 12 Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
 
Dec. 13 Final Examinations (continues through December 19)  
Jan. 26, 2018 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2017 Semester)  
Jan. 31, 2018 May Graduation Deadline. Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.  
Feb. 09, 2018
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2017 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.
 

Spring 2018

Please Note: MPA online, HRD online AND HRD on-campus students should consult the Bisk Academic Calendar

Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Jan. 16
Classes begin
Jan. 19
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Jan. 31 May Graduation Deadline. Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.
Jan. 24
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG              
Feb. 01 myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Feb. 03
Language examination, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 05
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Mar. 01 myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Mar. 03
Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Mar. 12
Classes resume (Monday)
Mar. 14 Grades Due (Noon)
Mar. 16
Registration Advising Begins for Summer and Fall semesters.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
Mar. 17
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Mar. 28 Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
Apr. 03 Classes resume
Apr. 04 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX) REFER TO "REFUNDS" IN CATALOG
Apr. 27
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
May 03
Final Day of Classes
May 04
Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
May 05-11
Final Examinations (No exams on Sunday May 7)
May 18-19
Baccalaureate and Commencement
June 29
Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2017 Semester)
July 13
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2017 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.

Summer 2018

Please Note: MPA online, HRD online AND HRD on-campus students should consult the Bisk Academic Calendar

May 25

Last day for application for language examination, made in office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  Last day for application for comprehensive examination, made in the office of the department chairperson.

June 09

Language examination, 1:00 p.m.

July 14
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program.

June 15

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for September graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.

July 27
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
July 30
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session I.
Aug. 25 myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Aug. 30
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).

Spring 2017

Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Jan. 17
Classes begin
Jan. 20
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Jan. 25
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG              
Jan. 31 MAY Graduation Deadline. Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.
Feb. 01 myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Feb. 04
Language examination, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 06
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Mar. 01 myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Mar. 04
Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Mar. 13
Classes resume (Monday)
Mar. 15 Grades Due (Noon)
Mar. 17
Registration Advising Begins for Summer and Fall semesters.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
Mar. 18
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Apr. 05 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX) REFER TO "REFUNDS" IN CATALOG
Apr. 12
Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
Apr. 18
Classes resume
Apr. 28
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
May 04
Final Day of Classes
May 05
Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
May 06-12
Final Examinations (No exams on Sunday May 7)
May 19-20
Baccalaureate and Commencement
June 30
Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2017 Semester)
July 14
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2017 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.

Summer 2017

Summer Session Please click here for the Summer Session Academic Calendar

May 26

Last day for application for language examination, made in office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  Last day for application for comprehensive examination, made in the office of the department chairperson.

June 10

Language examination, 1:00 p.m.

June 15

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for September graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.

July 5 Summer Session I grades due (campus).
July 15
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program.
July 28
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
July 31
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session I.
August 4 Summer Session II & III grades due (campus).
Aug. 25 myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Aug. 31
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).