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Graduate School of Marine Science (VIMS)

Academic Calendar Dates

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Spring 2022
January 4 Spring 2022 registration begins for new students
January 26 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
February 4 Last day to add/drop
February 5 Withdrawal period begins (see Graduate Registrar)
March 12-20 Spring Break
March 21 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 28 Last day to withdraw (see Graduate Registrar)
April 11 Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 registration begins for continuing students
May 6 Last day of classes
Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline for May Graduation
May 7-8, 14-15 Reading periods
May 9-13, 16-17 Final exams
May 17 Spring grades due at 12 p.m. for graduating students
May 21-22 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 24 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Summer 2022

Dates may be added as they become available

Summer Session 1
April 11 Summer registration begins for continuing students
May 30 Memorial Day (offices closed)
May 31 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
June 3 Last day to add/drop
June 4 Withdrawal period begins (see Graduate Registrar)
June 17 Last day to withdraw (see Graduate Registrar)
June 20 Juneteenth (observed; offices closed, classes may be in session)
July 1 Last day of classes
July 4 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 8 S1 final grades due at 12:00 p.m.
August 26 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
Summer Session 2
April 11 Summer registration begins for continuing students
July 4 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 5 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
July 8 Last day to add/drop
July 9 Withdrawal period begins (see Graduate Registrar)
July 22 Last day to withdraw (see Graduate Registrar)
August 5 Last day of classes
August 12 S2 final grades due at 12:00 p.m.
August 26 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
Summer Session 3
April 11 Summer registration begins for continuing students
May 30 Memorial Day (offices closed)
May 31 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
June 9 Last day to add/drop
June 10 Withdrawal period begins (see Graduate Registrar)
June 20 Juneteenth (observed; offices closed, classes may be in session)
July 4 Independence Day (offices closed, classes may be in session)
July 8 Last day to withdraw (see Graduate Registrar)
August 5 Last day of classes
August 12 S3 final grades due at 12:00 p.m.
August 26 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Fall 2022

Dates may be added as the become available.

August 1 Fall 2022 registration begins for new students
August 31 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 5 Labor Day (offices closed, no classes)
September 12 Last day to add/drop
September 13 Withdrawal period begins (see Graduate Registrar)
October 13-16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 31 Last day to withdraw (see Graduate Registrar)
Spring 2023 registration begins for continuing students
November 8 Election Day (offices closed, no classes)
November 23-27 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 28 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 9 Last day of classes
Thesis/Dissertation submission deadline for winter graduation
December 10-11, 17-18 Reading periods
December 12-16, 19-20 Final exam periods
January 3, 2023 Final fall grades due by 9 a.m.
January 20, 2023 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Academic calendar dates are subject to change.