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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

  • Fall 2014
    Fall Semester 2014
    Weekend A classes begin August 15 & 16
    Weekday and evening classes begin August 18
    Last day to add first half semester classes August 20
    Last day to add weekday and evening classes August 25
    Labor Day - University closed September 1
    Count Day September 2
    Last day to drop first half semester classes September 19
    Weekend A final exams October 3 & 4
    Weekend B classes begin October 10 & 11
    Midterm break begins on Sunday October 12
    Midterm grades & final grades for first half & Weekend A due - 12 Noon  October 15
    Classes resume October 15
    Second half semester classes begin October 15
    Last day to add second half semester classes October 17
    Priority registration for Spring/Summer - Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students    October 20
    Priority registration for Juniors October 24     
    Last day to drop full semester classes October 27
    Priority Registration for Sophomores October 29
    Fall graduation application final deadline October 31
    Priority Registration for Freshman November 3
    Last day to drop second half semester class November 18
    Thanksgiving break begins November 26
    Classes resume December 1
    Spring graduation application priority deadline December 5
    Weekday and evening classes end December 5
    Weekend B final exams December 5 & 6
    Weekday and evening final exams  December 8 - 12
    Graduating students' final grades due - 2 p.m. December 10
    Baccalaureate - 9 a.m. December 13
    Fall Commencement - 11 a.m. December 13
    Final Grades due - 3 p.m. December 17
  • Spring 2015
    Weekday and evening classes begin
    Spring Semester   2015  
    Weekend A classes begin January 9 & 10
    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 begins - Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students March 23
    Last day to drop full semester classes March 26
    Priority registration for Juniors      March 27
    Spring graduation application final deadline March 31
    Priority registration for Sophomores April 1
    Easter Weekend - University closed April 2 - 5
    Evening classes resume (Monday) April 6
    Weekday classes resume (Tuesday) April 7
    Priority registration for Freshmen 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
            May term final grades due June 12
    Memorial Day - University closed May 25
    Summer Term June 8 -
    August 1
            Last day to register and add courses June 10
            Last day to drop courses July 10
            Summer term final grades due August 6
    Independence Day - University closed July 3 & 4
    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 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
    Labor Day - University closed September 7
    Count Day August 31
    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 - Seniors, Graduate Students, Con Ed Students    October 19
    Priority registration for Juniors October 23
    Last day to drop full semester classes October 26
    Priority Registration for Sophomores      October 28
    Fall graduation application final deadline October 31
    Priority Registration for Freshman 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
    May term final grades due June 10
    Memorial Day - University closed May 30
       
    Summer Term June 6 -
    July 30
    Last day to register and add courses June 8
    Last day to drop courses July 8
    Summer term final grades due August 4
    Independence Day - University closed July 4
       
    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 graduation
    (No ceremony; Graduates invited to Fall Commencement)
    August 31