Graduate Academic Calendar

Summer 2015

May 24

Last day for application for language examination, made in office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  Last day for application for comprehensive examination, made in the office of the department chairperson.

June 06

Language examination, 1:00 p.m.

June 15

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for September graduation. 

July 11
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
July 31 Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can eb found at this link.
July 27
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session I.
Aug. 25 myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Aug. 27 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).

Fall 2015

Aug. 24 Classes begin  
Aug. 25 myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.  
Aug. 28 Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center  
Aug. 31 Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG     

Sept. 07

Labor Day - No Classes         
 
Sept. 12 Language Examination, 1:00 P.M.  
Sept. 15 December Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for December graduation. 
 
Sept. 16
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
 
Oct. 10
Semester recess begins after last class (Saturday)  
Oct. 19
Classes resume (Monday)  
Oct. 21
Grades Due (Noon)  
Oct. 23
Registration Advising Begins for Spring 2016 semester.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
 
Nov. 11
Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG       
Nov. 14 Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program  
Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)  
Nov. 30
Classes resume (Monday)  
Dec. 10 Final Day of Classes  
Dec. 11
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
 
Dec. 11 Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
 
Dec. 12 Final Examinations (continues through December 18)  
Jan. 29, 2016 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2015 Semester)  
Jan. 31, 2016
Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.  
Feb. 12, 2016
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2015 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.
 

Spring 2016

Jan. 11
Classes begin
Jan. 15
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Jan. 19
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG              
Jan. 31 May Graduation Deadline Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.
Feb. 01 myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Feb. 06
Language examination, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 08
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Feb. 27
Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Mar. 01 myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Mar. 05
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Mar. 07
Classes resume (Monday)
Mar. 09
Grades Due (Noon)
Mar. 16
Registration Advising Begins for Summer and Fall semesters.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
Mar. 23 Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
Mar. 29
Classes resume
Mar. 30
Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX) REFER TO "REFUNDS" IN CATALOG
Apr. 28
Final Day of Classes
Apr. 29
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
Apr. 29
Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
Apr. 30 - May 6
Final Examinations (No exams on Sunday May 1)
May 13-14
Baccalaureate and Commencement
June 24
Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2016 Semester)
July 08
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2016 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.

Summer 2016

May 20

Last day for application for language examination, made in office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  Last day for application for comprehensive examination, made in the office of the department chairperson.

June 04

Language examination, 1:00 p.m.

June 15

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for September graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.

July 09 Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program.
July 25
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session I.
July 29
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can eb found at this link.
Aug. 25 Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).
Aug. 25 myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.

Fall 2016

Aug. 24 Classes begin  
Aug. 29 Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center  
Aug. 31 Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG     

Sept. 05

Labor Day - No Classes         
 
Sept. 10 Language Examination, 1:00 P.M.  
Sept. 14
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
 
Sept. 15 December Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for December graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.  
Oct. 08 Semester recess begins after last class (Saturday)  
Oct. 17 Classes resume (Monday)  
Oct. 19
Grades Due (Noon)  
Oct. 21
Registration Advising Begins for Spring 2017 semester.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
 
Nov. 09
Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG       
Nov. 12 Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program  
Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)  
Nov. 28
Classes resume (Monday)  
Dec. 09
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
 
Dec. 12 Final Day of Classes  
Dec. 13 Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
 
Dec. 14 Final Examinations (continues through December 20)  
Jan. 27, 2017 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2016 Semester)  
Jan. 31, 2017 Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.  
Feb. 10, 2017
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2016 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.
 

Spring 2017

Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Jan. 17
Classes begin
Jan. 20
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Jan. 25
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG              
Jan. 31 Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.
Feb. 01 myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Feb. 04
Language examination, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 06
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Mar. 01 myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Mar. 04
Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Mar. 13
Classes resume (Monday)
Mar. 15 Grades Due (Noon)
Mar. 17
Registration Advising Begins for Summer and Fall semesters.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
Mar. 18
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Apr. 05 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX) REFER TO "REFUNDS" IN CATALOG
Apr. 12
Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
Apr. 18
Classes resume
Apr. 28
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
May 04
Final Day of Classes
May 05
Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
May 06-12
Final Examinations (No exams on Sunday May 7)
May 19-20
Baccalaureate and Commencement
June 30
Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2017 Semester)
July 14
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2017 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.

Summer 2017

May 26

Last day for application for language examination, made in office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  Last day for application for comprehensive examination, made in the office of the department chairperson.

June 10

Language examination, 1:00 p.m.

June 15

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for September graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.

July 15
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program.
July 28
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can eb found at this link.
July 31
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session I.
Aug. 25 myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Aug. 31
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).

Fall 2017

Aug. 23 Classes begin  
Aug. 30
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center  
Aug. 31 Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG     

Sept. 04

Labor Day - No Classes         
 
Sept. 09
Language Examination, 1:00 P.M.  
Sept. 13
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
 
Sept. 15 December Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for December graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.  
Oct. 07 Semester recess begins after last class (Saturday)  
Oct. 16 Classes resume (Monday)  
Oct. 18
Grades Due (Noon)  
Oct. 20
Registration Advising Begins for Spring 2017 semester.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
 
Nov. 08
Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG       
Nov. 18 Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program  
Nov. 21 Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)  
Nov. 27
Classes resume (Monday)  
Dec. 08
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
 
Dec. 11 Final Day of Classes  
Dec. 12 Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
 
Dec. 13 Final Examinations (continues through December 19)  
Jan. 26, 2018 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2017 Semester)  
Jan. 31, 2018 Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.  
Feb. 09, 2018
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2017 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.
 

Spring 2018

Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Jan. 16
Classes begin
Jan. 19
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Jan. 31 Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for May graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.
Jan. 24
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG              
Feb. 01 myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Feb. 03
Language examination, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 05
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Mar. 01 myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Mar. 03
Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Mar. 12
Classes resume (Monday)
Mar. 14 Grades Due (Noon)
Mar. 16
Registration Advising Begins for Summer and Fall semesters.  CHECK NOVASIS FOR REGISTRATION DATE. 
Mar. 17
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Mar. 28 Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
Apr. 03 Classes resume
Apr. 04 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX) REFER TO "REFUNDS" IN CATALOG
Apr. 27
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can be found at this link.
May 03
Final Day of Classes
May 04
Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
May 05-11
Final Examinations (No exams on Sunday May 7)
May 18-19
Baccalaureate and Commencement
June 29
Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2017 Semester)
July 13
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2017 Semester). Grade change forms must be received by Registrar BEFORE 5:00 PM.

Summer 2018

May 25

Last day for application for language examination, made in office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.  Last day for application for comprehensive examination, made in the office of the department chairperson.

June 09

Language examination, 1:00 p.m.

July 14
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program.

June 15

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for September graduation.  Late fee applies after this date.

July 27
Thesis/Dissertation due.  Instructions for title and approval pages and upload to Proquest can eb found at this link.
July 30
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session I.
Aug. 25 myNOVA portal opens for May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
Aug. 30
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).