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Graduate School of Marine Science (VIMS)

Academic Calendar Dates

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Fall 2022

Dates may be added as they 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 24 Spring 2023 registration begins for continuing students
October 31 Last day to withdraw (see Graduate Registrar)
November 8 Election Day (offices closed, no classes)
November 21-22 Remote instruction days (courses in session remotely, offices closed)
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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Spring 2023
January 3 Spring 2023 registration begins for new students
January 25 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
February 3 Last day to add/drop
February 4 Withdrawal period begins (see Graduate Registrar)
March 11-19 Spring Break
March 20 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 27 Last day to withdraw (see Graduate Registrar)
April 10 Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 registration begins for continuing students
May 5

Last day of classes
These/dissertation submission deadline for May graduation

May 6-7, 13-14

Reading periods

May 8-12, 15-16

Final exam periods

May 16

Spring grades due by 12 p.m. for graduating students

May 18-20

Spring Degree Conferral and Commencement Ceremony

May 23

Spring grades due by 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Academic calendar dates are subject to change.