Graduate Engineering Academic Calendar

Summer 2018

May

30

Classes begin

June

5

Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding classes  Refund Schedule

15

September Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for students expecting to complete degree requirements at the end of Summer 2018.

July

4

Independence Day Holiday - No classes scheduled

9 Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held in Fall 2018.

12

Last day for withdrawing from courses or changing from credit to audit.

30

Final examinations will be held on August 1 or the last scheduled class day.

30 Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline.
All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to the Graduate Programs Office (CEER 309) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the summer term. (Students must then post online.)  
Advisor Approval Form/Instructions to Upload to ProQuest can be found here.

August

3

Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)

25 myNOVA portal opens to complete required May 2019 Prospective Graduate Form.  Please consult graduation page for details.

31

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar. (Summer 2018 semester)

Fall 2018

In any Fall Semester where the University calendar does not naturally include a total of 14 weekly class meetings, plus a final exam period, the instructor is expected to schedule an additional class meeting time.

 

August

27

Classes begin

September

3

Labor Day Holiday - No classes scheduled

5

Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding classes  Refund Schedule
5 Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations
7 Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations

15

December Graduation Deadline -
Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for students expecting to complete degree requirements at end of Fall 2018 semester.

October

15 - 21

Mid-term Recess

22

Classes resume (Monday)

November

14

Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX)  Refund Schedule

20

Thanksgiving Recess begins after last class (Tuesday)

26 Classes resume (Monday)

26

Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held Spring 2019 semester.

December

13

Final day of classes

15 - 21

Final Examinations

21

Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline
All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to the Graduate Programs Office (CEER 309) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester. (Students must then post online.)  
Advisor approval form Instructions to upload to ProQuest can be found here.

January 2019

2

Final Grades Due for Fall 2018 Semester (12:00 noon)

25

Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Fall 2018 Semester)

February 2019

8

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2018 Semester)

Spring 2019

In any Spring semester where the University calendar does not naturally include a total of 14 weekly class meetings, plus a final exam period, the instructor is expected to schedule an additional class meeting time.

January
14 Classes begin
21 Martin Luther King Day Holiday (no classes)
21 Last day for late registration and for dropping and/or adding classes  Refund Schedule
23 Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations
25 Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations
31 May Graduation Deadline - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for students expecting to complete degree requirements at end of Spring 2019 semester.
February
1 myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
March
1 myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.
4-10 Mid-Semester Recess
11 Classes resume (Monday)
April
3 Last day for Authorized Withdrawal without academic penalty (WX) Refund Schedule
17
Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)
23 Classes resume
TBD Thesis/Dissertation Final Copy Deadline
All Grade Change Forms associated with Thesis/Dissertation must be electronically submitted AND Advisor Approval Form must be submitted to Graduate Programs Office (CEER 309) for those expecting to complete degree requirements by the end of the Fall Semester.  (Students must then post online.)Advisor Approval Form/Instructions to Upload to ProQuest can be found here.
May
2 Final day of classes
4-10 Final Examinations
13 Final Grades Due  for Spring 2019 Semester (12 noon)
17 University Commencement Exercises
18 College of Engineering Convocation Ceremony
June
28 Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2019 Semester)
July
TBD Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2019 Semester)