Graduate Academic Calendar

Spring 2014

Jan. 13 Classes begin
Jan. 15 May Graduation Deadline - Last day for online application for graduation (through MyNova) for students expecting to complete degree requirements by end of the Spring Semester
Jan. 17
Last day for late registration
Jan. 17
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Jan. 21
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG               
Feb. 01
Language examination, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 10
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Mar. 01
Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Mar. 10
Classes resume (Monday)
Mar. 12 Grades Due (Noon)
Mar. 14 to Apr. 04
Advisement for Summer and Fall Semesters.  Check Novasis for registration date.
Mar. 08
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Apr. 14
Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG    **Extension due to weather closures 
Apr. 16
Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
Apr. 22
Classes resume (Tuesday)
Apr. 25
Thesis/Dissertation (one copy) in the final form due in the Graduate Studies Office for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Spring Semester.  (Students must then post on-line.)
May 01
Final Day of Classes
May 02
Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
May 03
Final Examinations (continues through May 09)
May 16
University Commencement Ceremony (Villanova Stadium)
May 17
Graduate Studies Recognition Ceremony
June 27 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2014 Semester)
July 11
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2014 Semester)

Summer 2014

May 28 - June 25 Summer Session I; Class begins May 28 and Class ends June 25
June 27 - July 28 Summer Session II; Class begins June 27 and Class ends July 28
May 28 - July 28 Summer Session III; Class begins May 28 and Class ends July 28

May 23

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 7

Language examination, 1:00 p.m.

June 14

September Graduation Deadline - Last day for application (online through MyNova) for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Summer Semester

July 1 Final Grades Due (12:00 Noon) for Summer Session I

July 12

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

July 25

Thesis/dissertation in final form due in the Graduate Studies Office for those students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of Summer Sessions.  (Students must then post on-line.)

July 28

 

Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session I.

August 5 Final Grades Due (12:00 Noon) for Summer Evening Session and Summer Session II

August 28

 

Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).

Fall 2014

Aug. 25 Classes begin
Aug. 29 Last day for late registration
Aug. 29 Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Sept. 01 Labor Day - No Classes
Sept. 02 Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG               
Sept. 06 Language Examination, 1:00 P.M.
Sept. 10
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Sept. 15 December Graduation Deadline - Last day for application for graduation (online through MyNova) for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester
Oct. 11 Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Oct. 20 Classes resume (Monday)
Oct. 23 Grades Due (Noon)
Oct. 24 to Nov. 14 Advisement for Spring 2015 Semester.  Check Novasis for registration date.
Nov. 12 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG     
Nov. 15 Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Nov. 25 Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)
Dec. 01 Classes resume (Monday)
Dec. 08       
Thesis/Dissertation (one copy) in the final form due in the Graduate Studies Office for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester.  (Students must then post on-line.)
Dec. 11 Final Day of Classes
Dec. 12 Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
Dec. 13 Final Examinations (continues through December 20)
Jan. 30, 2015 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2014 Semester)
Feb. 13, 2015
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2014 Semester)

Spring 2015

Jan. 12 Classes begin
Jan. 15 May Graduation Deadline - Last day for online application for graduation (through MyNova) for students expecting to complete degree requirements by end of the Spring Semester
Jan. 16
Last day for late registration
Jan. 16
Last day for application for Language Examination, made at office of the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, 303 St. Augustine Center
Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes)
Jan. 20
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG               
Feb. 07
Language examination, 1:00 p.m.
Feb. 09
Last day for application for comprehensive examination made at the office of the department chairperson
Feb. 28
Mid-term recess begins after last class (Saturday)
Mar. 09
Classes resume (Monday)
Mar. 13 to Apr. 03
Advisement for Summer and Fall Semesters.  Check MyNova for registration date.
Mar. 07
Recommended date for written comprehensive examination; hours and place determined by program
Apr 01 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without Academic Penalty (WX) REFER TO "REFUNDS" IN CATALOG
Apr 01
Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
Apr. 07
Classes resume
Apr. 24
Thesis/Dissertation (one copy) in the final form due in the Graduate Studies Office for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Spring Semester.  (Students must then post on-line.)
Apr 30
Final Day of Classes
May 01
Reading Day (Undergraduates only)
May 02
Final Examinations (continues through May 08)
May 16
Diploma Recognition Ceremony
May 17
Commencement Exercises
June 26 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2015 Semester)
July 10
Last day for “N” grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2015 Semester)