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Keep track of important dates - semester start and end dates, exams, school breaks and graduation - for the current and upcoming academic years.
Questions? Contact the Office of the Registrar. We're here to help you.

2014 - 2015 Academic Calendar

  • Spring 2015
    Spring Semester   2015  
    Weekend A classes begin January 9 & 10
    Weekday and evening classes begin January 12
    Last day to add first half semester classes January 14
    Martin Luther King's Birthday - University closed January 19
    Last day to add weekday and evening classes January 20
    Count Day January 26
    Last day to drop first half semester classes February 13
    Weekend A final exams February 27 & 28
    Weekend B classes begin March 6, 7
    Spring Break begins on Sunday March 8
    Midterm grades & final grades for first half & Weekend A due - 4 p.m. March 10
    Classes resume with 5:30 p.m. classes on Friday March 13
    Second half semester classes begin March 16
    Last day to add second half semester classes March 18
    Priority registration for Fall 2015 begins - Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students 
    (August 4, 2015 is the last day for returning students to complete their Fall 2015 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.)
    March 23
    Last day to drop full semester classes March 26
    Priority registration for Fall 2015 for Juniors     
    (August 4, 2015 is the last day for returning students to complete their Fall 2015 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.)
    March 27
    Spring graduation application final deadline March 31
    Priority registration for Fall 2015 for Sophomores
    (August 4, 2015 is the last day for returning students to complete their Fall 2015 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.)
    April 1
    Easter Weekend - University closed April 2 - 5
    Evening classes resume (Monday) April 6
    Weekday classes resume (Tuesday) April 7
    Priority registration for Fall 2015 for Freshmen
    (August 4, 2015 is the last day for returning students to complete their Fall 2015 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.)
    April 9
    Last day to drop second half semester classes April 17
    ODU Day: no afternoon classes from 1 - 5:30 pm May 1
    Summer/Fall graduation application deadline May 1
    Weekend B final exams May 1 & 2
    Weekday and evening classes end May 1
    Weekday and evening final exams  May 4 - 8
    Graduating students' final grades due - 4 p.m. May 5
    Baccalaureate - 9 a.m. May 9
    Spring Commencement - 11 a.m. May 9
    Final Grades due - 3 p.m. May 14
  • Summer 2015
    Summer Terms 2015  
    May Term May 18 - 30
    Last day to register and add course May 18
    Last day to drop course May 26
    Memorial Day - University closed May 25 
    May term final grades due June 12


    Summer Term June 8 - August 1
    Last day to register and add courses June 10
    Independence Day - University closed July 3 & 4 
    Last day to drop courses July 10
    Summer Weekend Classes

    June 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20, 26 & 27

    July 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25

    July 31 & August 1

    Last day to register and add courses June 5
    Last day to drop courses June 27
       
    Summer graduation application final deadline August 1
    Summer term final grades due  August 6 
    Summer graduation (No ceremony; Graduates invited to Fall Commencement) August 31

2015-2016 Academic Calendar

  • Fall 2015
    Fall Semester   2015  
    Weekend A classes begin August 14 & 15
    Weekday and evening classes begin August 17
    Last day to add first half semester classes      August 19
    Last day to add weekday and evening classes August 24
    Count Day August 31
    Labor Day - University closed  September 7 
    Last day to drop first half semester classes September 18
    Weekend A final exams October 2 & 3
    Weekend B classes begin October 9 & 10
    Midterm break begins on Sunday October 11
    Midterm grades & final grades for first half & Weekend A due - 12 Noon  October 14
    Classes resume October 14
    Second half semester classes begin October 14
    Last day to add second half semester classes October 16
    Priority registration for Spring/Summer 2016 - Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students   
    (January 4, 2016 is the last day for returning students to complete their Spring 2016 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.)   
    October 19
    Priority registration for Spring/Summer 2016 for Juniors
    (January 4, 2016 is the last day for returning students to complete their Spring 2016 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.) 
    October 23
    Last day to drop full semester classes October 26
    Priority Registration for Spring/Summer 2016 for  Sophomores   
    (January 4, 2016 is the last day for returning students to complete their Spring 2016 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.)   
    October 28
    Fall graduation application final deadline October 31
    Priority Registration for Spring/Summer 2016 for Freshman
    (January 4, 2016 is the last day for returning students to complete their Spring 2016 initial registration without incurring a $100 late registration fee.) 
    November 2
    Last day to drop second half semester class      November 17
    Thanksgiving break begins November 25
    Classes resume November 30
    Spring graduation application priority deadline December 4
    Weekday and evening classes end December 4
    Weekend B final exams December 4 & 5
    Weekday and evening final exams December 7 - 11
    Graduating students' final grades due - 2 p.m. December 9
    Baccalaureate - 9 a.m. December 12
    Fall Commencement - 11 a.m. December 12
    Final Grades due - 3 p.m. December 16
  • Spring 2016
    Spring Semester   2016  
    Weekend A classes begin January 8 & 9
    Weekday and evening classes begin January 11
    Last day to add first half semester classes January 13
    Martin Luther King's Birthday - University closed January 18
    Last day to add weekday and evening classes January 19
    Count Day January 25
    Last day to drop first half semester classes Feb. 12
    Weekend A final exams Feb. 26 & 27
    Weekend B classes begin March 4 & 5
    Spring Break begins on Sunday March 6
    Midterm grades & final grades for first half & Weekend A due - 4 p.m. March 8
    Classes resume with 5:30 pm classes on Friday March 11
    Second half semester classes begin March 14
    Last day to add second half semester classes March 16
    Priority registration for Fall begins - Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students March 21
    Last day to drop full semester classes March 23
    Priority registration for Juniors      March 28
    Spring graduation application final deadline March 31
    Priority registration for Sophomores April 1
    Easter Weekend - University closed March 24 - 27
    Evening classes resume (Monday) March 28
    Weekday classes resume (Tuesday) March 29
    Priority registration for Freshmen April 6
    Last day to drop second half semester classes April 15
    ODU Day: no afternoon classes from 1 - 5:30 pm April 29
    Summer/Fall graduation application deadline April 29
    Weekend B final exams April 29 & 30
    Weekday and evening classes end April 29
    Weekday and evening final exams  May 2 - 6
    Graduating students' final grades due - 4 p.m. May 3
    Baccalaureate - 9 a.m. May 7
    Spring Commencement - 11 a.m. May 7
    Final Grades due - 3 p.m. May 12
  • Summer 2016
    Summer Terms   2016  
    May Term May 16 - 27
    Last day to register and add courses May 16
    Last day to drop course May 23
    Memorial Day - University closed May 30
    May term final grades due June 10
       
    Summer Term June 6 - July 30
    Last day to register and add courses June 8
    Independence Day - University closed July 4 
    Last day to drop courses July 8
    Summer Weekend Classes

    June 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25

    July, 8 & 9, 15 & 16, 22 & 23, 29 & 30

    Last day to register and add courses June 3
    Last day to drop courses June 25
       
    Summer graduation application final deadline August 1
    Summer term final grades due  August 4 
    Summer graduation
    (No ceremony; Graduates invited to Fall Commencement)
    August 31

2016-2017 Academic Calendar

  • Fall 2016
    Fall Semester   2016 
    Weekend A classes begin August 19 & 20
    Weekday and evening classes begin August 22
    Last day to add first half semester classes      August 24
    Last day to add weekday and evening classes August 29
    Labor Day - University closed September 5
    Count Day September 6
    Last day to drop first half semester classes September 23
    Weekend A final exams October 7 & 8
    Weekend B classes begin October 14 & 15
    Midterm break begins on Sunday October 16
    Midterm grades & final grades for first half & Weekend A due - 12 Noon  October 19
    Classes resume October 19
    Second half semester classes begin October 19
    Last day to add second half semester classes October 21
    Priority registration for Spring/Summer 2017 for Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students    
    October 24
    Priority registration for Spring/Summer 2017 for Juniors
    October 28
    Last day to drop full semester classes  October 31
    Fall graduation application final deadline
    October 31
    Priority Registration for Spring/Summer 2017 for Sophomores      November 2
    Priority Registration for Spring/Summer 2017 for Freshman
    November 7
    Last day to drop second half semester class      November 22
    Thanksgiving break begins November 23
    Classes resume November 28
    Spring graduation application priority deadline December 9
    Weekday and evening classes end December 9
    Weekend B final exams December 9 & 10
    Weekday and evening final exams December 12 - 16
    Graduating students' final grades due - 2 p.m. December 14
    Baccalaureate - 9 a.m. December 17
    Fall Commencement - 11 a.m. December 17
    Final Grades due - 3 p.m. December 20
  • Spring 2017
    Spring Semester   2017  
    Weekend A classes begin January 13 & 14
    Martin Luther King's Birthday - University closed January 16 
    Weekday and evening classes begin January 17
    Last day to add first half semester classes January 18
    Last day to add weekday and evening classes January 23
    Count Day January 30
    Last day to drop first half semester classes February 17
    Weekend A final exams March 3 & 4
    Weekend B classes begin March 10 & 11
    Spring Break begins on Sunday March 12
    Midterm grades & final grades for first half & Weekend A due - 12 noon March 15
    Classes resume with 5:30 p.m. classes on Friday March 17
    Second half semester classes begin March 20
    Last day to add second half semester classes March 22
    Priority registration for Fall 2017 begins for Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students 
    March 27
    Last day to drop full semester classes March 31
    Priority registration for Fall 2017 for Juniors     
    March 31
    Spring graduation application final deadline March 31
    Priority registration for Fall 2017 for Sophomores
    April 5
    Priority registration for Fall 2017 for Freshmen
    April 10 
    Easter Weekend - University closed April 13 - 16
    Evening classes resume (Monday) April 17
    Weekday classes resume (Tuesday) April 18
    Last day to drop second half semester classes April 24
    ODU Day, 1 - 5:30 p.m.: no afternoon classes  May 5
    Summer/Fall graduation application early deadline May 5
    Weekday and evening classes end May 5 
    Weekend B final exams May 5 & 6
    Weekday and evening final exams  May 8 - 12
    Graduating students' final grades due - 4 p.m. May 9
    Baccalaureate - 9 a.m. May 13
    Spring Commencement - 11 a.m. May 13
    Final Grades due - 3 p.m. May 18
  • Summer 2017
    Summer Terms   2017  
    May Term May 15 - 26
    Last day to register and add courses May 15
    Last day to drop course May 22
    Memorial Day - University closed May 29
    May term final grades due  June 9
       
    Summer Term June 5 - July 29
    Last day to register and add courses June 7
    Independence Day - University closed, no classes  July 4 
    Last day to drop courses July 7
    Summer Weekend Classes

    June 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 23 & 24

    June 30 & July 1

    July 7 & 8, 14 & 15, 21 & 22, 28 & 29

    Last day to register and add courses June 9
    Last day to drop courses July 13
       
    Summer graduation application final deadline August 1
    Summer Term final grades due  August 4 
    Summer graduation
    (No ceremony; Graduates invited to Fall Commencement)
    August 31