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Vance-Granville Community College operates on the semester system. The fall and spring semesters are 16 weeks (80 days) in length. The summer term is 8 weeks (40 days) in length. In addition, mini-terms may be offered during fall, spring and summer semesters. Each mini-term has a census date, add/drop period, and withdrawal dates that are published on the Academic Calendar on the college website and in the college catalog .

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Spring Semester 2021

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Spring 2021 16-Week Curriculum Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 6 Wednesday Final Payment Deadline for Spring Semester 16-week classes
January 8 Friday Curriculum Classes Begin
January 12 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class*
January 18 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)
January 20 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date***
March 12 Friday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day – No CU Classes
March 29 – April 1 Monday-Thursday Spring Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
April 2 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 13 Tuesday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (5 p.m.)
May 10 Monday Curriculum Classes End
May 20 Thursday Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Spring 2021 1st 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
January 6 Wednesday Final Payment Deadline for Spring Semester First 8-week classes
January 8 Friday Curriculum Classes Begin
January 11 Monday Last Day To Add A Class (1st 8-Wk)*
January 13 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date(1st 8wk)***
January 18 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)
February 19 Friday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 8-Wk)
March 5 Friday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8-Wk)

Spring 2021 2nd 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
March 4 Thursday Final Payment Deadline for Spring Semester Second 8-week classes
March 8 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin
March 9 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class*
March 11 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8-Wk)***
March 12 Friday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day – No CU Class
March 29-April 1 Monday-Thursday Spring Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
April 2 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 23 Friday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade
May 10 Monday Curriculum Classes End

Summer Semester 2021

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Date Day of Week Event
May 24 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (8-Wk & 1st 4-Wk)
May 25 Tuesday Last Day to Add A Class (8-Wk & 1st 4-Wk)*
May 25 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 4-Wk)***
May 27 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (8-Wk)***
May 31 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)
June 14 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 4-Wk)
June 21 Monday Curriculum Classes End (1st 4-Wk)
June 22 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 4-Wk)
June 23 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class (2nd 4-Wk)*
June 23 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 4-Wk)***
July 5 Monday Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)
July 6-9 Tue-Fri Summer Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
July 12 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (8-Wk)
July 19 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 4-Wk)
July 26 Monday Curriculum Classes End (8-Wk & 2nd 4-Wk)

Fall Semester 2021

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Fall 2021 16-Week Curriculum Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
August 16 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (16wk & 1st 8wk
August 17 Tuesday Last day to Add a class (1st 8wk*)
August 18 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class (16wk)*
August 19 Thursday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8wk)***
August 25 Wednesday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (16wk)***
September 6 Monday Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
September 27 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade (1st 8wk)
October 8 Friday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8wk)
October 11, 12 Monday, Tuesday Fall Break (College Open – No CU Classes)
October 13 Wednesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 8wk)
October 14 Thursday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8wk)*
October 18 Monday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8wk)***
November 3 Wednesday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day – No CU classes
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day (College Closed Optional Workday
November 12 Friday Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade (16wk)
November 25, 26 Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
November 29 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 8wk)
December 14 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End (16 & 2nd 8wk)
December 23 – Jan 2 Winter Break (College Closed)

Fall 2021 1st 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
August 16 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (16Wk & 1st 8wk)
August 17 Tuesday Last day to Add a class (1st 8wk)*
August 19 Thursday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8wk)***
September 6 Monday Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
September 27 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade (1st 8wk)
October 8 Friday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8wk)

Fall 2021 2nd 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
October 13 Wednesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 8wk)
October 14 Thursday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8wk)*
October 18 Monday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8wk)***
November 3 Wednesday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day – No CU classes
November 11 Thursday Veterans Day (College Closed Optional Workday)
November 25, 26 Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
November 29 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 8wk)
December 14 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End (16 & 2nd 8wk)
December 23 – Jan 2 Winter Break (College Closed)

Spring Semester 2022

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Spring 2022 16-Week Curriculum Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
January 7 Friday Curriculum Classes Begin (16wk & 1st 8wk)
January 11 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (1st 8wk)*
January 12 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class (1st 16wk)
January 12 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8wk)***
January 17 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)
January 19 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (16wk)***
February 18 Friday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 8wk)
March 4 Friday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8wk)
March 7 – March 11 Monday-Friday Spring Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
March 14 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 8wk)
March 15 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (2nd 8wk)*
March 17 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8wk)***
April 5 Tuesday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day – No CU Classes
April 11 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (16wk)
April 15 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 26 Tuesday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 8wk)
May 10 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End (16 & 2nd 8wk)
May 13 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 14 Saturday Graduation Ceremony (Rain Date)

Spring 2022 1st 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
January 7 Friday Curriculum Classes Begin (1st 8wk
January 11 Monday Last Day To Add A Class (1st 8Wk)*
January 12 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8wk)***
January 17 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)
February 18 Friday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 8Wk)
March 4 Friday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8Wk)

Spring 2022 2nd 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
March 14 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 8wk)
March 15 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (2nd 8wk)*
March 17 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8-Wk)***
April 5 Tuesday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day – No CU Class
April 15 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 26 Tuesday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 8wk)
May 10 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End (2nd 8wk)

Summer Semester 2022

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Date Day of Week Event
May 23 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (8wk & 1st 4Wk)
May 23 Monday Last Day to Add A Class (1st 4Wk)*
May 24 Tuesday Last Day to Add A Class (8Wk)*
May 24 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 4Wk)***
May 26 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (8Wk)***
May 30 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)
June 13 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 4wk)
June 20 Monday Curriculum Classes End (1st 4wk)
June 21 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 4wk)
June 21 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (2nd 4Wk)*
June 22 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 4wk)***
July 4 Monday Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)
July 5 – 8 Tuesday – Friday Summer Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
July 11 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (8wk)
July 18 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 4wk)
July 25 Monday Curriculum Classes End (8wk & 2nd 4wk)

*Instructor permission is required to add a class beyond this date. See “Drop and Add” policy.
*During the Add/Drop period, payment is due at the time of registration.
**5 p.m. in person ( 3 p.m. on Fridays) or midnight if paying online through myVGCC
***Students may drop by 5 p.m. in person (3 p.m. on Fridays) or midnight if dropping online through myVGCC