Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2019-20 – Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

See the official Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2019-20 for Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer semesters. Here you will also find the remaining parts of the Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2018-19.

The VT academic calendar 2019 contains a list of events, academic activities and holidays. All students, staff and the entire academic community should follow the Virginia Tech Calendar as approved by the school management.

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Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2019-20 - Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, commonly known as Virginia Tech and by the initialisms VT and VPI, is a public, land-grant, research university with its main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Avg cost after aid: $20K
Graduation rate: 83%
Acceptance rate: 73%

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2018-19

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Fall 2018

Monday, Aug 20 – Classes Begin
Monday, Sep 3 – Labor Day (No Classes – University Offices Closed)
Friday, Oct 19 – Fall Break Begins (No Classes – University Offices Open)
Sunday, Oct 21 – Fall Break Ends
Saturday, Nov 17 – Thanksgiving Holiday Begins
Sunday, Nov 25 – Thanksgiving Holiday Ends
Wednesday, Dec 5 – Classes End
Thursday, Dec 6 – Reading Day
Friday, Dec 7 – Exams Begin
Thursday, Dec 13 – Exams End
Friday, Dec 14 – University and Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Winter 2019

VIRTUAL, BLENDED, OR WINTER EXPERIENCE (VBW)
Wednesday, Dec 26 – Classes Begin
Friday, Jan 18 – Classes End
Saturday, Jan 19 – Exam Day

Residential (Blacksburg)
Thursday
Jan 3 – Classes Begin
Friday, Jan 18 – Classes End
Saturday, Jan 19 – Exam Day

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Spring 2019

Monday, Jan 21 – Martin Luther King Holiday (No Classes – University Offices Closed)
Tuesday, Jan 22 – Classes Begin
Saturday, Mar 9 – Spring Break Begins
Sunday, Mar 17 – Spring Break Ends
Wednesday, May 8 – Classes End
Thursday, May 9 – Reading Day
Friday, May 10 – Exams Begin1
Wednesday, May 15 – Exams End
Thursday, May 16 – Graduate Commencement Ceremony and Senior Day
Friday, May 17 – University Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies
Saturday, May 18 – College and Departmental Commencement Ceremonies

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for First Summer Session 2019

Tuesday, May 28 – Classes Begin
Thursday, Jul 4 – Independence Day (Univesity Closed)
Friday, Jul 5 – Classes End
Saturday, Jul 6 – Exams Begin
Monday, Jul 8 – Exams End

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Second Summer Session 2019

Tuesday, Jul 9 – Classes Begin
Thursday, Aug 15 – Classes End
Friday, Aug 16 – Exams Begin
Saturday Aug 17 – Exams End

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2019-20

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Fall 2019

DAY DATE EVENT
Tuesday Mar. 19 Opening of Web Course Request for Fall Semester 2019
Tuesday Mar. 26 Closing of Web Course Request for Fall Semester 2019
Saturday Apr. 13 Web Drop/Add begins for Fall Semester 2019
Friday May 31 Web Drop/Add closes for Fall Semester 2019
Saturday Aug. 5 Web Drop/Add reopens for Fall Semester 2019
TBD Last day for students to withdraw from Fall Semester to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form at the University Registrar’s Office, 250 Student Services Building if not attending fall semester. Call (540) 231-6252 for instructions if unable to visit the University Registrar’s Office in person. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
Monday Aug. 26 Classes begin
TBD Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
Monday Sept. 2 Labor day (No Classes – University Offices Closed)
TBD Last day for students to drop Fall classes without grade penalty. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option. If you are enrolled in only one course, you cannot drop your final hours, but must officially resign from the university for the semester. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
TBD Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s office by 5:00 p.m. Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Tuesday Oct. 15 Opening of Web Course Request for Spring 2020
TBD Last day to apply for Fall graduation in order to be included in the Fall Commencement bulletin.
Friday Oct. 4 Fall Break (No Classes – University Offices Open)
Tuesday Oct. 22 Close of Web Course Request for Spring 2020
TBD Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. (See your Academic Dean)
Saturday Nov. 23 Thanksgiving holiday begins
TBD Web Drop/Add begins for Spring Semester 2020
Sunday Dec. 1 Thanksgiving holiday ends
TBD Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
TBD Last day to apply for W grade policy
Wednesday Dec. 11 Classes End
Thursday Dec. 12 Reading Day
Friday Dec. 13 Beginning of Fall Semester final examinations
Thursday Dec. 19 Close of Fall Semester final examinations
Friday Dec. 20 University and Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Winter 2020

Virtual, Blended, or Winter Experience (VBW)

DAY DATE EVENT
TBD Last day for students to withdraw from Winter Session (Virtual, Blended, or Winter Experience) to avoid tuition and fee charges. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
Friday Dec 27 Classes begin
TBD Last day for students to add classes to add or drop audit option
TBD Last day for students to drop Winter Session (VBW) classes without grade penalty. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F, 5:00 p.m. If you are enrolled in only one course you may not drop the course but must officially resign from the university for this session. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
TBD Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
TBD Last day to apply for W grade policy
Friday Jan 17 Classes end for Winter Session
Saturday Jan 18 Exam day for Winter Session

 

Residential (Blacksburg) 

DAY DATE EVENT
TBD Last day for students to add classes to add or drop audit option
TBD Last day for students to drop Winter Session (Residential-Blacksburg) classes without grade penalty. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F, 5:00 p.m. If you are enrolled in only one course you may not drop the course but must officially resign from the university for this session. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
Thursday Jan 2 Classes begin
TBD Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
TBD Last day to apply for W grade policy
Friday Jan 17 Classes end for Winter Session
Saturday Jan 18 Exam day for Winter Session

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Spring 2020

DAY DATE EVENT
TBD Opening of Web Course Request for Spring Semester 2020
TBD Closing of Web Course Request for Spring Semester 2020
TBD Web Drop/Add begins for Spring Semester 2020
TBD Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
Monday Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Holiday (No Classes – University Offices Closed)
Tuesday Jan. 21 Classes begin
TBD Last day for students to withdraw from Spring Semester to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form at the University Registrar’s Office, 250 Student Services Building if NOT attending spring semester. Call 540-231-6252 for instructions if unable to visit the University Registrar’s Office in person. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
TBD Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
TBD Closing of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
TBD Last day for students to drop Spring classes without grade penalty. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F, 5:00 p.m. Visit the University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process. If you are enrolled in only one course, you cannot drop your final hours, but must officially resign from the university for the semester. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
TBD Last day to apply for Spring graduation in order to receive a diploma at Spring Commencement in May and have your name appear in the Commencement Bulletin.
Saturday Mar. 7 Spring Break begins.
TBD Web drop/add begins for Summer 2020
Sunday Mar. 15 Spring Break ends.
TBD Opening of Web Course Request for Fall Semester 2020
TBD Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s office by 5:00 p.m. Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F, 5:00 p.m. Visit the University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process.
TBD Close of Web Course Request for Fall Semester 2020
TBD Deadline for requesting rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. (See your Academic Dean)
TBD Web Drop/Add begins for Fall Semester 2020
TBD Tentative grades must be entered by 12:00 midnight
TBD Last day to apply for W grade policy
Wednesday May 6 Classes End
Thursday May 7 Reading Day
Friday May 8 Beginning of Spring Semester final examinations. **Saturday examinations
Wednesday May 13 Close of Spring Semester final examinations
Thursday May 14 Graduate Commencement Ceremony and Senior Day
Friday May 15 University Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies Lower than tentative grades must be entered by 12:00 noon. Final grades due by 5:00 p.m.
Saturday May 16 College and Departmental Commencement Ceremonies
TBD Web Drop/Add closes for Fall Semester 2021

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for First Summer Session 2020

DAY DATE EVENT
TBD Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2020.
TBD Closing of Web Course Request for Summer 2020.
TBD Web Drop/Add begins for Summer 2020.
Tuesday May 26 Classes begin.
TBD Last day for students to withdraw from First Summer Session to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form at the University Registrar’s Office, 250 Student Services Building, if not attending First Summer Session. Call 540-231-6252 for instructions if unable to visit the University Registrar’s Office in person. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
TBD Last day for students to add classes or drop audit option.
TBD Last day for students to drop First Summer Session classes without grade penalty. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option. If you are enrolled in only one course you may not drop the course but must officially resign from the university for this session. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
TBD Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
TBD Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. Students should contact their academic dean.
TBD Last day to apply for W grade policy.
Thursday July 2 Classes end for First Summer.
Friday July 3 Beginning of First Summer final examinations.
Monday July 6 Close of First Summer final examinations.

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for Second Summer Session 2020

DAY DATE EVENT
TBD Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2020.
TBD Closing of Web Course Request for Summer 2020.
TBD Web Drop/Add begins for Summer 2020.
Tuesday July 7 Classes begin.
TBD Last day for students to withdraw from Second Summer Session to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form at the University Registrar’s Office, 250 Student Services Building, if not attending Second Summer Session. Call 540-231-6252 for instructions if unable to visit the University Registrar’s Office in person. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
TBD Last day for students to add classes to add or drop audit option.
TBD Last day for students to drop Second Summer Session classes without grade penalty. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option. If you are enrolled in only one course you may not drop the course but must officially resign from the university for this session. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
TBD Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student’s college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s Office by 5:00 p.m. Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
TBD Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. Students should contact their academic dean.
TBD Web Drop/Add begins for Winter Semester 2021.
TBD Web Drop/Add Re-Opens for Fall 2020.
TBD Last day to apply for W grade policy.
Wednesday Aug. 13 Classes end for Second Summer.
Friday Aug. 14 Beginning of Second Summer final examinations.
Saturday Aug. 15 Close of Second Summer final examinations.

Please note that some dates in this VT academic calendar may be changed by the university management. Kindly visit the official university calendar page here to confirm dates and deadlines.

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