Graduate Academic Calendar

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)
Dec. 22 Final Grades Due 12:00 noon
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 11 Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)
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)

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 for application (online through MyNova) for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Summer Semester

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. 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. 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 for application for graduation (online through MyNova) for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester  
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 2017 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, 2015 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2016 Semester)  
Feb. 12, 2015
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 2016

Jan. 11
Classes begin
Jan. 15 May Graduation Deadline (Online via myNOVA).  For students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the spring semester
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              
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. 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 2017 Semester)
July 08
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 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 for application (online through MyNova) for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Summer Semester

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).

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 for application for graduation (online through MyNova) for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester  
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, 2015 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2016 Semester)  
Feb. 10, 2015
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. 15 May Graduation Deadline (Online via myNOVA).  For students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the spring semester
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              
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. 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 for application (online through MyNova) for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Summer Semester

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. 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 for application for graduation (online through MyNova) for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester  
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, 2015 Last day for submission of work to remove “N” grade (Fall 2016 Semester)  
Feb. 09, 2015
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 2018

Jan. 15 May Graduation Deadline (Online via myNOVA).  For students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the spring semester
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. 24
Last day for changes in registration status (drops, adds) REFER TO “REFUNDS” IN CATALOG              
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. 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 for application (online through MyNova) for graduation for students expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Summer Semester

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. 30
Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar for Summer Session II and Evening Session (SS III).