Graduate School of Marine Science (VIMS)

Academic Calendar Dates

Resources
Fall 2017
March 25 - July 1 Registration/Schedule Adjustment for Continuing Students

August 1 - 29

Registration for New Students

August 14 - 29 Registration for Non-Degree Seeking Students
August 30 Classes Begin

August 30 - September 8 

Add/Drop Period

September 9 - October 27 Withdrawal Period
October 23 - 27 Spring Registration for Continuing Students
October 28 - December 8 Spring Schedule Adjustment Period I
December 8 Classes End
December 8 Last Day to File for May or August 2018 Graduation
December 9 - 10, 16 - 17 Reading Periods
December 20 Last Day of Exams
January 3, 2018 by 9:00 a.m. Final Grading Deadline
January 12, 2018 Winter Degree Conferral

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Spring 2018
January 2 - 16 New Student Registration
January 8 - 16 Non-Degree Seeking Student Registration
January 16 - 26 Add/Drop Period
January 17 Classes Begin
January 27 - March 16 Withdrawal Period (contact graduate registrar)
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 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 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 29 - August 3 Classes
May 29 - June 8 Add/Drop Period
June 9 - July 6 Withdrawal Period
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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