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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).

Fall Semester 2013
July 17 Wednesday First Payment Deadline for Fall Semester
August 14 Wednesday Final Payment Deadline for Fall Semester
August 19 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin
August 19 Monday 1st 8-Week Mini-Term Classes Begin
August 20 Tuesday Last Day to Add a Class (1st 8-Week Mini Term)
August 21 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class* (16-Week Term)
August 22 Thursday Last Day For Partial Tuition Refund (5 p.m.) - Census Date
August 22 Thursday Last Day to Drop With No Transcript Grade (5 p.m.)
August 28 Wednesday Last Day for a Partial Refund/Drop with No Transcript Grade
September 2 Monday Labor Day Holiday
September 17 Tuesday 12-Week Term Classes Begin
September 18 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class (12-Wk term)
September 24 Tuesday Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (12Wk)
September 30 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with "WP" Grade (5 pm) (8-week)
October 7,8 Monday-Tuesday Fall Break for Students
October 9 Wednesday

Faculty Professional Development Day (No Classes)

October 17 Thursday 1st 8-Week Mini-term Last Day of Class/Final Exam
October 18 Friday 2nd 8-Week Mini-term Classes Begin
October 21 Monday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8-Weeek)
October 23 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 14 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw With "WP" Grade (16-Wk) (12-Wk)
November 28,29 Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving Holidays
December 2 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With "WP" Grade (2nd 8-Week)
December 16 Monday Curriculum Classes End (16-Week) (12-Week) (2nd 8-Week)
Spring Semester 2014
November 4 Monday Priority Registration: Returning Students with 20 or more earned hours
November 5 Tuesday Registration: All Students (8 am - 6 pm)
December 17 Tuesday First Payment Deadline of Tuition & Fees (5 pm in person) (16-Wk)
December 31 Tuesday First Payment Deadline of Tuition & Fees (midnight on WebAdvisor) (16-Wk)
January 6-8 Monday-Wednesday Registration: All Students (8 am - 6 pm)
January 8 Wednesday Final Payment Deadline of Tuition & Fees (midnight on WebAdvisor)
January 10 Friday Spring Convocation Last Day for Full Tuition Refund
January 13 Monday Spring Semester 2014 Curriculum Classes Begin
January 14 Tuesday Last Day to Add a Class* (1st 8-week)
January 15 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class* (16 week)
January 16 Thursday Last Day for a Partial Refund/Drop with No Transcript Grade (Census Date) (1st 8-Week)
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (No Classes)
January 23 Thursday Last Day for a Partial Refund/Drop with No Transcript Grade (Census Date) (16-Wk)
February 10 Monday Registration: All Students (8 am - 6 pm) (12-Week)
February 11 Tuesday 12-Week Term Classes Begin
February 12 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class (12 Wk term)
February 18 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw with "WP" Grade (Census Date) (16 Wk & 12 Wk terms)
February 24 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with "WP" Grade (5 pm) (1st 8-Wk)
March 10 Monday 1st 8 Week Mini-Term Last Day of Class/Final Exam
March 10 Monday Registration: All Students (8 am - 6 pm)
March 12 Wednesday 2nd 8-Week Mini-Term Classes Begin
March 13 Thursday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8-Wk)
March 17 Monday Last Day for a Partial Refund/Drop with No Transcript Grade (Census Date) (2nd 8-Wk)
March 24-28 Monday-Friday Spring Break for Students
April 15 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw with "WP" Grade (16-Wk)
April 18

Friday

Good Friday; College Closed
April 30 Wednesday Last Day to Withdraw With "WP" Grade (5 pm) (12-Week) (2nd 8-Wk)
May 14 Wednesday Last Day of Spring Semester 2014
May 15 Thursday Graduation Rehearsal (11 am)
May 16 Friday Spring Graduation
May 17 Saturday Graduation Rain Date
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)
*Instructor permission is required to add a class beyond this date. See "Drop and Add" policy.


 

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