Graduate Engineering Academic Calendar

Summer 2019

May

29

Classes begin

June

4

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 September graduation.

July

4

Independence Day Holiday - No classes scheduled

8 Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held second week of Fall Semester.

11

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

29

Final examinations will be held on July 29 or the last scheduled class day.

29 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 and Instructions to Upload to ProQuest can be found here.

August

2

Final Grades Due (12:00 noon)

25 myNOVA portal opens to complete required May graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details (closes January 31).

30

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar. (Summer 2019 semester)

Fall 2019

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

26

Classes begin

September

1

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

2

Labor Day Holiday - No classes scheduled

4

Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations

6

Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations

15

December Graduation Application - Last day to apply in the myNOVA portal for December graduation.

October

14 - 20

Mid-term Recess

21

Classes resume (Monday)

November

15

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

27

Thanksgiving Recess

December

2

Classes resume (Monday)

2

Last day to submit Application for Ph.D. Qualifying Examination for exams held second week of Spring Semester.

12

Final day of classes

16 - 20

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 and Instructions to upload to ProQuest can be found here.

January 2020

2

Final Grades Due for Fall 2019 Semester (12:00 noon)

30

Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Fall 2019 Semester)

February 2020

4

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Fall 2019 Semester)

Spring 2020

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

13

Classes begin

19

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

20

Martin Luther King Day Holiday (no classes)

22

Ph.D. Math Qualifying Examinations

24

Ph.D. Discipline Specific Qualifying Examinations

31

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

February

1

myNOVA portal opens for September graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details. (Closes June 15)

March

1

myNOVA portal opens for December graduation applications.  Please consult graduation page for details.

2-6

Semester Recess

9

Classes resume (Monday)

April

3

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

9

Easter Recess begins after last class (Wednesday)

14

Classes resume

27

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 Spring Semester.  (Students must then post online.) Advisor Approval Form and Instructions to Upload to ProQuest can be found here.

30

Final day of classes

May

4-8

Final Examinations

11

Final Grades Due for Spring 2020 Semester (12 noon)

14

Graduate Reception

16

Commencement and Baccalaureat Mass

June

26

Last day for submission of work to remove "N" grade (Spring 2019 Semester)

July

10

Last day for "N" grade conversion to be received by Registrar (Spring 2020 Semester)