A year in the life

A look at the universities' calendars

William & Mary and St Andrews operate on different calendars.

August
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • Tuition Fees Due
Mid
  • St Andrews Reassessment Diet
  • Online Matriculation including payment of fees
Late
  • Drop/Add Begin (Aug. 28, 2018)
  • Fall Classes Begin (Aug. 29, 2018)
September
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early 
  • Drop/Add Ends (Sept. 7, 2018)
  • Deadline to declare a minor for Winter Graduates (Sept. 7, 2018)
  • Move into Halls of Residence
  • Matriculation, Advising and Orientation
  • Re-Advising
  • BA Welcome Events including Parents' Reception
Mid Family Weekend
Late
October
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • StA-Creation of W&M 1st Years Host Records, StA ID'#S and email addresses then sent to W&M 
  • Mid Term Grade Reports
  • BA Orientation Events
Mid
  • Fall Break (Oct. 13-16, 2018)
  • Early JP Advising
  • Raisin Monday (Oct. 22, 2018)
  • W&M first years receive St Andrews ID number
  • Independent Learning Week
Late
  • Homecoming
  • Last day to withdraw from a course (26th)
  • JDP Pre-Registration Begins for Spring semester
November
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • Register for Spring classes (Nov. 2-8, 2018)
  • Re-engagement for students returning from Leave of Absence  to study in semester two
Mid
  • Re-engagement for students returning from Leave of Absence to study in semester two (Nov. 15, 2018) 
Late
  • Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 21 - 25, 2018)
December
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • Last Day of Classes (Dec. 7, 2018)
  • JDP Catered Holiday Dinner
  • Revision Week
  • BA Orientation Events
  • Semester One Examinations
Mid
  • W&M-Exams (Dec. 10-19, 2018)
  • Vacate halls of residence
Late
  • Holiday Break
  • Holiday Break
January
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • Fall Grades posted
  • Semester One grades published to the Student Record
Mid
  • Re advising
  • Classes begin
Late
  • Add/DROP Begins (Jan.28, 2019)
  • Semester One grades from W&M published to Student Record
February
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • 3rd Year Location Survey: Where do you want to spend your 3rd Year?
  • Charter Day
  • 3rd Year Location Survey: Where do you want to spend your 3rd Year?
  • UKVI Confirmation Event
  • BA Orientation events
Mid
  • Housing Deposit Due for W&M for returning students
  • University Accommodation deadline for returning students
Late
  • W&M staff visit St Andrews
March
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • 3rd Year Location Survey Due
  • 3rd Year Location Survey Due
Mid
  • Last Day to Withdraw (Mar. 15, 2019)
  • Spring Break (Mar. 2-10, 2019)
  • Early JP Advising/Pre-Registration Begins (fall semester)
  • Honors Fellowship Funding Applications for Summer Research Due by Spring Break
  • Spring Vacation
  • BA Orientation events
Late
April
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
Mid
  • StA at W&M-Admitted students lunch at William and Mary
  • Briefing with St Andrews staff for students at W&M
  • BA Orientation events
Late
  • Exam Days (April 29 - May 3, 2019)
  • Last Day of Classes (April 26, 2019)
May
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • Exams (May 1-8, 2019)
  • Sends Graduating Students Grades to StA per JP Graduation Schedule 
  • Revision period
  • May Examinations
  • Vacate Halls of Residence
Mid Commencement
Late Summer School Session 1 begins (May 28-June 28, 2019)
June
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • Tier 4 Visa Process begins for students attending St Andrews 
  • Module Results published to the Student Record
  • Confirmation of sterling rate for tuition fees for following academic year
  • St Andrews begins CAS issuing process for Tier 4 students
Mid
  • Sends Diplomas to StA
  • Main Pre-Advising for students returning to St Andrews
  • Graduation week
Late
July
W&M Dates St Andrews Dates
Early
  • Summer School Session 2 begins (July 1-Aug. 2, 2019)
  • St Andrews sends W&M module results at St Andrews
  • Honours Entry confirmed
Mid
  • Inform about conduct probation cases
  • Inform about conduct probation cases
Late
  • Send W&M advisors list of their students by class tabs