Graduate School of Marine Science (VIMS)

Academic Calendar Dates

Resources
Spring 2018
January 2 - 16 New Student Registration
January 8 - 16 Non-Degree Seeking Student Registration
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
January 16 - 26 Add/Drop Period
January 17 Classes Begin
January 27 - March 16 Withdrawal Period (contact graduate registrar)
March 3 - 11 Spring Break
March 12 Classes Resume from Spring Break
March 19 - 23 Summer and Fall Registration for Continuing Students
March 24 - July 1 Fall Schedule Adjustment Period I
April 27

Classes End

Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline for May Graduates

April 28 - 29

May 5 - 6

Reading Period

April 30 - May 4

May 7 - 9

Exams

May 9

Grades due by 12 p.m. for Graduates

May 12 - 13

Spring Degree Conferral/Commencement Ceremony

May 16

Grades due by 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Summer 2018
Session I March 19 - 23 Registration for continuing students
March 24 - April 27 Schedule Adjustment Period
May 1 - 29 Registration for new and NDS students
May 28 Memorial Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
May 29 - June 29 Classes
May 29 - June 1 Add/Drop Period
June 2 - 15 Withdrawal Period
July 6 Final Grades due at noon
Session II March 19 - 23 Registration for continuing students
March 24 - April 27 Schedule Adjustment Period
June 1 - July 2 Registration for new and NDS students
July 2 - August 3 Classes
July 2 - 6 Add/Drop Period
July 4 Independence Day (Offices Closed, Classes in session)
July 7 - 20 Withdrawal Period
August 10 Final Grades due at noon
Session III March 19 - 23 Registration for continuing students
March 24 - April 27 Schedule Adjustment Period
May 1 - 29 Registration for new and NDS students
May 28 Memorial Day (Offices Closed, No Classes)
May 29 - August 3 Classes
May 29 - June 8 Add/Drop Period
June 9 - July 6 Withdrawal Period
July 4 Independence Day (Offices Closed, Classes in session)
August 10 Final Grades due at noon
All Sessions August 10 Last day to submit theses and dissertations for August 2018 graduation
August 24 Summer Graduation (Degree conferral date, No ceremony)
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