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Academic Calendar
Vance-Granville Community College operates on the semester system. The fall and spring semesters are 16 weeks (80 days) in length. The summer term includes 8 weeks (40 days) and 10 weeks (48 days) sessions. In addition, mini-terms are offered during Fall and Spring semesters. These include 12, 10, 8, and 4 week terms. Each mini-term has a census date, add/drop period, and withdrawal dates that are published in the College registration bulletin (ARCHES).

Summer Semester 2014
May 27 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (10 Week & 1-8 Week Term)
May 28 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class
May 30 Friday Last Day for a Partial Refund/Drop with No Transcript Grade
May 26 Monday Memorial Day Holidays
June 2 Monday Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (10Wk)
June 30 - July 3 Monday - Friday Summer Break
July 4 Friday Independence Day Holidays
July 14 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with "WP" Grade for 8-Wk term
July 21 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with "WP" Grade for 10-Wk term
July 28 Monday Curriculum Classes End (8-Wk Term)
Aug 7 Thursday Curriculum Classes End (10-Wk Term)
Fall Semester 2014
August 18 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin
August 19 Tuesday Last Day to Add a Class (1st 8-Week Mini Term)
August 20 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class* (16-Week Term)
August 21 Thursday Last Day For Partial Tuition Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8-Wk)
August 27 Wednesday

Last Day for a Partial Refund/
Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (16-Wk)

September 1 Monday Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
September 16 Tuesday

12-Week Term Curriculum Classes Begin

September 17 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class (12-Wk term)
September 23 Tuesday

Last Day for a Partial Refund/
Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (12-Wk)

September 29 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with “WP” Grade (1st 8-Wk)
October 13,14 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break (College Open-No Curriculum Classes Held)
October 15 Wednesday

Faculty Professional Development Day (No Classes)

October 16 Thursday

Curriculum Classes End for 1st 8-Wk Term

October 17 Friday Curriculum Classes Begin for 2nd 8-Wk Term
October 20 Monday

Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8-Wk)*

October 22 Wednesday Last Day For Partial Tuition Refund (5 p.m.) - Census Date (2nd 8-Week)
Last Day to Drop With No Transcript Grade (5 p.m.) (2nd 8-Week)
November 11 Tuesday Veterans Day Holiday (College Closed)
November 14 Friday Last Day to Withdraw with “WP” Grade (16 & 12-Wk terms)
November 27,28 Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving Holidays (College Closed)
December 2 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw With "WP" Grade (2nd 8-Week)
December 16 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End for 16, 12 & 2nd 8-Wk Terms
December 22-Jan 2   Christmas/New Year’s Holiday (College Closed)
Spring Semester 2015
January 12 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin for 16-Wk & 1st 8-Wk Terms
January 13 Tuesday Last Day to Add a Class* (1st 8-week)
January 14 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class* (16 week)
January 15 Thursday

Last Day for a Partial Refund/
Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8-Wk)

January 19 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)
January 22 Thursday

Last Day for a Partial Refund/

Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (16-Wk)
February 10 Tuesday

Curriculum Classes Begin for 12-Wk Term

February 11 Wednesday

Last Day to Add a Class (12-Wk)*

February 17 Tuesday

Last Day for a Partial Refund/
Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (12-Wk)

February 23 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with “WP” Grade (1st 8-Wk)
March 9 Monday

Curriculum Classes End for 1st 8-Wk

March 10 Tuesday

No CU Classes (Professional Development Day)

March 11 Wednesday

Curriculum Classes Begin for 2nd 8-Wk

March 12 Thursday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8-Wk)*
March 16 Monday

Last Day for a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8-Wk)

March 30-April 2 Monday-Thursday Spring Break (College Open-No Curriculum Classes Held)
April 3 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 14 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw with "WP" Grade (16 & 12-Wk terms)
April 28 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw With "WP" Grade (5 pm) (12-Week) (2nd 8-Wk)
May 12 Tuesday

Curriculum Classes End for 16, 12 & 2nd 8-Wk Terms

May 15 Friday Graduation
May 16 Saturday Graduation (Rain Date)
Summer Semester 2015
May 25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)
May 26 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin
May 27 Wednesday

Last Day to Add A Class for Summer Term*

May 29 Friday

Last Day for a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date

June 2 Monday Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (10Wk)
June 29 - July 2 Monday - Friday Summer Break (College Open-No Curriculum Classes Held)
July 3 Friday Independence Day Holidays
July 13 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with “WP” Grade
July 27 Monday Curriculum Classes End
July 28 Monday Curriculum Classes End (8-Wk Term)
*Instructor permission is required to add a class beyond this date. See "Drop and Add" policy.


 

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