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 is an 8-week session. In addition, mini-terms are offered that may include 12, 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 2017
May 30 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin
May 30 Tuesday Last Day to Add a Class (1st 4-Week)
May 31 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class (8-Week)
May 31 Wednesday Last Day For Partial Tuition Refund/Last Day to Drop With No Transcript Grade/ Census Date (1st 4-Week)
Jun 02 Friday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (8-Week)
Jun 19 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With “W” Grade (1st 4-Week)
Jun 26 Monday End of 1st 4-Week Mini-Term
Jun 27 Tuesday 2nd 4-Week Mini-Term Classes Begin
Jun 27 Tuesday Last Day to Add a Class (2nd 4-Week)
Jun 28 Wednesday Last Day For Partial Tuition Refund/Last Day to Drop With No Transcript Grade/ Census Date (2nd 4-Week)
Jul 03 to Jul 07
Monday to Friday
Summer Break (College Open‑No CU Classes)
Jul 04 Tuesday Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)
Jul 17 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (8-Week)
Jul 24 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 4-Week)
Jul 31 Monday Curriculum Classes End for Summer
Fall Semester 2017
Aug 14 Monday Fall Curriculum Classes Begin (16-week & 1st 8-week)
Aug 15 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (Fall 1st 8-Week)
Aug 16 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class (Fall 16-Week)
Aug 17 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (Fall 1st 8-Wk)
Aug 23 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (Fall 16-Wk)
Sep 04 Monday Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
Sep 12 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (Fall 12-Wk)
Sep 13 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class (Fall 12-Week)
Sep 19 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (Fall 12-Wk)
Sep 25 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With "W" Grade (Fall 1st 8-Wk)
Oct 09 to Oct 10
Monday to Tuesday
Fall Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
Oct 11 Wednesday Curriculum Classes End (Fall 1st 8-Wk)
Oct 12 Thursday Curriculum Classes Begin (Fall 2nd 8-Wk)
Oct 13 Friday Last Day To Add A Class (Fall 2nd 8-Week)
Oct 17 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (Fall 2nd 8-Wk)
Nov 08 Wednesday Last Day To Withdraw With "W" Grade (Fall 16 & 12-Wk)
Nov 10 Friday Veterans Day Holiday Observed (College Closed)
Nov 23 to Nov 24
Thursday to Friday
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
Nov 27 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With "W" Grade (Fall 2nd 8-Wk)
Dec 11 Monday Curriculum Classes End (Fall 16, 12 & 2nd 8-Wk)
Dec 21 to Jan 02
Thursday to Tuesday
Winter Break (College Campuses Closed)