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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 are offered during fall, spring and summer semesters. These include 12, 8, and 4 week terms. Each mini-term has a census date, add/drop period, and withdrawal dates that are published in ARCHES, Vance-Granville Community College’s registration bulletin.

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Spring Semester 2020

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Spring 2020 16-Week Curriculum Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
November 4 – January 9 REGISTRATION — ALL STUDENTS
January 9 Thursday Registration Payment Deadline for Tuition and Fees**
January 13 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin
January 15 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class*
January 20 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)
January 22 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date***
April 6-9 Monday-Thursday Spring Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
April 10 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 30 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (5 p.m.)
May 11 Monday Curriculum Classes End
May 15 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 16 Saturday Graduation Ceremony (Rain Date)

Spring 2020 1st 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
January 9 Thursday Registration Payment Deadline for Tuition and Fees**
January 13 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin
January 14 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (1st 8-Wk)*
January 16 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date***
January 20 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (College Closed)
February 24 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 8-Wk)
March 9 Monday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8-Wk)
May 15 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 16 Saturday Graduation Ceremony (Rain Date)

Spring 2020 12-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
November 4 – January 9 REGISTRATION — ALL STUDENTS
February 6 Thursday Registration Payment Deadline for Tuition and Fees**
February 11 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin
February 12 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class*
February 18 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date***
April 6-9 Monday-Thursday Spring Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
April 10 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 30 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade
May 15 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 16 Saturday Graduation Ceremony (Rain Date)

Spring 2020 2nd 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
November 4 – January 9 REGISTRATION — ALL STUDENTS
March 5 Thursday Registration Payment Deadline for Tuition and Fees**
March 10 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin
March 11 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class*
March 13 Friday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8-Wk)***
April 6-9 Monday-Thursday Spring Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
April 10 Friday Good Friday (College Closed)
April 30 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade
May 11 Monday Curriculum Classes End
May 15 Friday Graduation Ceremony
May 16 Saturday Graduation Ceremony (Rain Date)

Summer Semester 2020

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Date Day of Week Event
May 25 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)
May 26 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (8-Wk & 1st 4-Wk)
May 26 Tuesday Last Day to Add A Class (1st 4-Wk)*
May 27 Wednesday Last Day to Add A Class (8-Wk)*
May 27 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 4-Wk)
May 29 Friday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (8-Wk)
June 15 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 4-Wk)
June 22 Monday Curriculum Classes End (1st 4-Wk)
June 23 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 4-Wk)
June 23 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (2nd 4-Wk)*
June 24 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 4-Wk)
June 29-July 2 Mon-Thurs Summer Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
July 3 Friday Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)
July 13 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (8-Wk)
July 20 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 4-Wk)
July 27 Monday Curriculum Classes End (8-Wk & 2nd 4-Wk)

Fall Semester 2020

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Fall 2020 16-Week Curriculum Calendar

Date Day of Week Event
August 17 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (16Wk & 1st 8wk)
August 18 Tuesday Last day to Add a class (1st 8wk)
August 19 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class (16wk)
August 20 Thursday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8wk)
August 26 Wednesday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (16wk)
September 7 Monday Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
September 28 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade (1st 8wk)
October 9 Friday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8wk)
October 12, 13 Monday, Tuesday Fall Break (College Open –No CU Classes)
October 14 Wednesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 8wk)
October 15 Thursday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8wk)
October 19 Monday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8wk)
November 3 Tuesday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day -No CU classes
November 11 Wednesday Veterans Day (no CU classes) Optional Workday
November 13 Friday Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade (16wk)
November 26, 27 Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
November 30 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 8wk)
December 15 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End (16 & 2nd 8wk)
December 21 – Jan 1 Winter Break (College Closed)

Fall 2020 1st 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
August 17 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (16Wk & 1st 8wk)
August 18 Tuesday Last day to Add a class (1st 8wk)
August 20 Thursday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8wk)
September 7 Monday Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
September 28 Monday Last Day to Withdraw with “W” Grade (1st 8wk)
October 9 Friday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8wk)

Fall 2020 2nd 8-Week Curriculum Calendar

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Date Day of Week Event
October 14 Wednesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 8wk)
October 15 Thursday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 8wk)
October 19 Monday Last Day For a Partial Refund/Last Day to Drop with No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8wk)
November 3 Tuesday Faculty/Staff Professional Development Day -No CU classes
November 11 Wednesday Veterans Day (no CU classes) Optional Workday
November 26, 27 Thursday, Friday Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
November 30 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 8wk)
December 15 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End (16 & 2nd 8wk)
December 21 – Jan 1 Winter Break (College Closed)
*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