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 2019
May 20 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (8-Wk & 1st 4-Wk)
May 20 Monday Last Day to Add A Class (1st 4-Wk)
May 21 Tuesday Last Day to Add A Class (8-Wk)
May 21 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 4-Wk)
May 23 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (8-Wk)
May 27 Monday Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)
Jun 10 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With "W" Grade (1st 4-Wk)
Jun 17 Monday Curriculum Classes End (1st 4-Wk)
Jun 18 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 4-Wk)
Jun 18 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (2nd 4-Wk)
Jun 19 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 4-Wk)
Jul 01 to Jul 05
Monday to Friday
Summer Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
Jul 04 Thursday Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)
Jul 08 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (8-Wk)
Jul 15 Monday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (2nd 4-Wk)
Jul 22 Monday Curriculum Classes End (8-Wk & 2nd 4-Wk)
Fall Semester 2019
Aug 19 Monday Curriculum Classes Begin (16-Wk & 1st 8-Wk)
Aug 20 Tuesday Last Day To Add A Class (1st 8-Wk)*
Aug 21 Wednesday Last Day To Add A Class (16-Wk)*
Aug 22 Thursday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (1st 8-Wk)
Aug 28 Wednesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (16-Wk)
Sep 02 Monday Labor Day Holiday (College Closed)
Sep 17 Tuesday Curriculum Classes Begin (12-Wk)
Sep 18 Wednesday Last Day to Add a Class (12-Wk)*
Sep 24 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (12 Wk)
Sep 30 Monday Last Day to Withdraw With "W" Grade (1st 8-Wk)
Oct 07 to Oct 08
Monday to Tuesday
Fall Break (College Open-No CU Classes)
Oct 16 Wednesday Curriculum Classes End (1st 8-Wk)
Oct 17 Thursday Curriculum Classes Begin (2nd 8-Wk)
Oct 18 Friday Last Day To Add A Class (2nd 8-Wk)*
Oct 22 Tuesday Last Day For A Partial Refund/Last Day To Drop With No Transcript Grade/Census Date (2nd 8-Wk)
Nov 11 Monday Veterans Day Holiday (College Closed)
Nov 14 Thursday Last Day To Withdraw With “W” Grade (16 & 12-Wk)
Nov 27 Wednesday Professional Development Day (No CU Classes)
Nov 28 to Nov 29
Thursday to Friday
Thanksgiving Holiday (College Closed)
Dec 04 Wednesday Last Day To Withdraw With "W" Grade (2nd 8-Wk)
Dec 17 Tuesday Curriculum Classes End (16, 12 & 2nd 8-Wk)
Dec 23 Monday Optional Workday
Dec 24 to Jan 01
Tuesday to Wednesday
Winter Break (College Campuses Closed)