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 2019-20

Spring 2019

Day Date Event
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

First Summer Session 2019

Day Date Event
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

Second Summer Session 2019

Day Date Event
Tuesday Jul 9 Classes Begin
Thursday Aug 15 Classes End
Friday Aug 16 Exams Begin
Saturday Aug 17 Exams End

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
Monday Aug. 5 Web Drop/Add reopens for Fall Semester 2019
Monday Aug. 26 Classes begin
Monday Aug. 26 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.
Friday Aug. 30 Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
Monday Sept. 2 Labor Day (No Classes – University Offices Closed)
Friday Oct. 4 Fall Break (No Classes – University Offices Open)
Monday Oct. 7 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. If you are enrolled in only one course, you must resign from the university and cannot drop your final hours for the semester. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
Monday Oct. 7 Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday Oct. 8 Last day for students to web drop an individual Fall class without grade penalty.
Tuesday Oct. 8 Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Monday Oct. 21 Last day to apply for Fall graduation in order to be included in the Fall Commencement bulletin.
Tuesday Oct. 22 Opening of Web Course Request for Spring 2020
Tuesday Oct. 29 Close of Web Course Request for Spring 2020
Wednesday Nov. 20 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
Saturday Nov. 30 Web Drop/Add begins for Spring Semester 2020
Sunday Dec. 1 Thanksgiving holiday ends
Friday Dec. 6 Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
Wednesday Dec. 11 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

DAY DATE EVENT
Thursday Aug. 1 Web Drop/Add begins for Winter Semester 2020
Thursday Dec. 26 Classes begin (Virtual, Blended, or Winter Experience)
Thursday Dec. 26 Last day for students to add or drop courses or to withdraw from Winter Session (Virtual, Blended, or Winter Experience) to avoid tuition and fee charges. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F or P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
Friday Jan. 3 Classes begin (Residential-Blacksburg)
Friday Jan. 3 Last day for students to add or drop courses or to withdraw from Winter Session (Residential-Blacksburg) to avoid tuition and fee charges. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F or P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
Friday Jan. 17 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
Tuesday Oct. 22 Opening of Web Course Request for Spring Semester 2020
Tuesday Oct. 29 Closing of Web Course Request for Spring Semester 2020
Saturday Nov. 30 Web Drop/Add begins for Spring Semester 2020
Monday Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Holiday (No Classes – University Offices Closed)
Tuesday Jan. 21 Classes begin
Tuesday Jan. 21 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.
Monday Jan. 27 Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
Friday Feb. 7 Closing of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
Friday Feb. 28 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. If you are enrolled in only one course, you must resign from the university and cannot drop your final hours for the semester. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
Friday Feb. 28 Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m.
Monday Mar. 2 Last day for students to web drop an individual Spring class without grade penalty.
Monday Mar. 2 Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Thursday Mar. 5 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
Saturday Mar. 14 Web Drop/Add begins for Summer 2020
Sunday Mar. 15 Spring Break ends
Tuesday Mar. 24 Opening of Web Course Request for Fall Semester 2020
Tuesday Mar. 31 Close of Web Course Request for Fall Semester 2020
Saturday Apr. 18 Web Drop/Add begins for Fall Semester 2020
Wednesday Apr. 22 Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. (See your Academic Dean)
Wednesday Apr. 22 Tentative grades must be entered by 12:00 midnight
Wednesday May 6 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
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

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for First Summer Session 2020

DAY DATE EVENT
Friday Dec. 6 Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
Friday Feb. 7 Closing of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
Saturday Mar. 14 Web Drop/Add begins for Summer 2020
Tuesday May 26 Classes begin
Tuesday May 26 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.
Thursday May 28 Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
Friday May 29 Web Drop/Add closes for Fall 2020
Monday Jun. 8 Last day for students to web drop First Summer Session classes without grade penalty. If you are enrolled in only one course, you must resign from the university for the term and cannot drop your final hours for the semester.
Monday Jun. 8 Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Tuesday Jun. 16 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. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
Tuesday Jun. 16 Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Thursday Jul. 2 Last day to apply for W grade policy
Thursday Jul. 2 Classes end for First Summer
Friday Jul. 3 Independence Day (University Offices Closed)
Monday Jul. 6 Beginning of First Summer final examinations
Tuesday Jul. 7 Close of First Summer final examinations

Virginia Tech Academic Calendar Second Summer 2020

DAY DATE EVENT
Friday Dec. 6 Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
Friday Feb. 7 Closing of Web Course Request for Summer 2020
Saturday Mar. 14 Web Drop/Add begins for Summer 2020
Wednesday Jul. 8 Classes begin
Wednesday Jul. 8 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.
Friday Jul. 10 Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option.
Tuesday Jul. 21 Last day for students to web drop Second Summer Session classes without grade penalty. If you are enrolled in only one course, you must resign from the university for the term and cannot drop your final hours for the semester.
Tuesday Jul. 21 Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Wednesday Jul. 29 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. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
Wednesday Jul. 29 Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Monday Aug. 3 Web Drop/Add begins for Winter Semester 2021
Monday Aug. 3 Web Drop/Add Re-Opens for Fall 2020
Friday Aug. 14 Last day to apply for W grade policy
Friday Aug. 14 Classes end for Second Summer
Saturday Aug. 15 Beginning of Second Summer final examinations
Monday Aug. 17 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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