University of Virginia

Academic Calendars

The School of Law and the Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business Administration operate on different academic calendars. Contact those schools for further information.

1995-1996

Fall Semester 1995

Orientation beginsSaturday, August 26
Final RegistrationWednesday, August 23 - Friday, September 1
Classes beginThursday, August 31
Reading HolidaySaturday, October 7 - Tuesday, October 10
Fall ConvocationFriday, October 27
Thanksgiving recessThursday, November 23 - Sunday, November 26
Classes endFriday, December 8
ExaminationsMonday, December 11 - Monday, December 18
Fall graduationTuesday, January 2

Spring Semester 1996

Final RegistrationWednesday, January 10 - Friday, January 19
Classes beginWednesday, January 17
Spring recessSaturday, March 9 - Sunday, March 17
Founder's DayFriday, April 12
Classes endTuesday, April 30
ExaminationsFriday, May 3 - Friday, May 10
Final ExercisesSunday, May 19

Religious Holidays Faculty members may make special arrangements for assignments and examinations for students who celebrate the following religious holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Monday, September 25; Yom Kippur, Wednesday, October 4; Good Friday, April 5. Classes will meet on these dates.


1996-1997

Fall Semester 1996

Orientation beginsSaturday, August 24
Final RegistrationTo be announced
Classes beginThursday, August 29
Reading HolidaySaturday, October 12 - Tuesday, October 15
Fall ConvocationFriday, October 25
Thanksgiving recessThursday, November 28 - Sunday, November 31
Classes endFriday, December 6
ExaminationsMonday, December 9 - Monday, December 16
Fall graduationTo be announced

Spring Semester 1997

Final RegistrationTo be announced
Classes beginWednesday, January 15
Spring recessSaturday, March 8 - Sunday, March 16
Founder's DayThursday, April 13
Classes endTuesday, April 29
ExaminationsFriday, May 2 - Friday, May 9
Final ExercisesSunday, May 18

Religious Holidays Faculty members may make special arrangements for assignments and examinations for students who celebrate the following religious holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Saturday, September 14; Yom Kippur, Monday, September 23; Good Friday, March 28. Classes will meet on these dates.