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Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2023-2024

Virginia Tech, located in Blacksburg, Virginia, is a prestigious public research university known for its cutting-edge programs and contributions to various fields. Established in 1872, the university has a strong focus on innovation and discovery, consistently ranking among the top research institutions in the United States. With a diverse array of academic disciplines, ranging from engineering and sciences to arts and humanities, Virginia Tech offers students a comprehensive educational experience. The campus’s vibrant community, state-of-the-art facilities, and commitment to experiential learning foster an environment where students can thrive intellectually and socially. Virginia Tech’s dedication to research, technological advancement, and community engagement solidifies its position as a prominent institution shaping the future across multiple domains.

Check out the Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2023–2024 if you’re a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. It includes due dates, move-in day, and other significant occasions.

Virginia Tech employs a semester structure. There are two main semesters throughout the school year at Virginia Tech: the autumn and spring. The spring semester begins in January and finishes in May, whereas the autumn semester normally begins in late August or early September and lasts until December.

Virginia tech fall 2023 calendar

Here are the important dates on the Virginia Tech academic calendar 2023-2024.

  1. Virginia Tech Fall 2023 Move-In date is from Tuesday, August 15, 2023, to Sunday, August 20, 2023. First-year and returning students will pick their specific move-in appointment in July 2023. The new cadet arrival date is Thursday, August 10, 2023. First time in college/transfer students’ move-in date is from Tuesday, August 15, 2023, to Thursday, August 17, 2023. VT Returning civilian students’ move-in date is Friday, August 18, 2023, to Sunday, August 20, 2023. On the Virginia Tech academic calendar 2023-2024, Returning cadet arrival date is Saturday, August 19, 2023, to Sunday, August 20, 2023. Check out Virginia Tech’s HokieSpa Students Portal.
  2. Virginia Tech fall 2023 Classes start date is Monday, August 21, 2023. It is the first day of classes for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  3. The last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges is August 21, 2023. Students must complete a withdrawal form. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
  4. Labor Day holiday is September 4, 2023. There are no classes, and University Offices are Closed.
  5. The last day to change the grade option from A-F to P/F is October 3, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. Contact the Office of the University Registrar to process a change to grade mode.
  6. Virginia Tech Fall Break 2023 dates will soon be communicated. (No Classes – University Offices Open).
  7. The last day for students to resign without grade penalty is October 23, 2023. The first and required contact for resignation is the academic dean of the undergraduate student’s college or the dean of the Graduate School. Submit the completed resignation form to the University Registrar’s office by 5:00 p.m.
  8. The last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F is October 23, 2023, by 5:00 p.m.
  9. The last day to apply for Fall graduation to have your name appear in the Commencement program and to update your diploma mailing address is November 14, 2023.
  10. The deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict with or constitute a third exam in 24 hours is November 15, 2023.
  11. Virginia Tech Thanksgiving break 2023 begins on Saturday, November 18, 2023 to Sunday, November 26, 2023. Residence halls close at 10:00 AM on Saturday, November 18, 2023, and reopen at 8:00 AM on Sunday, November 26, 2023. Classes resume on Monday, December 27, 2023 after the VT Thanksgiving break.
  12. The last day to apply for the W grade policy is Tuesday, December 6, 2023, according to the Virgina Tech academic calendar 2023-2024.
  13. Fall 2023 classes end on Tuesday, December 6, 2023.
  14. Reading Day is Wednesday, December 7, 2023, according to the Virginia Tech academic calendar for fall 2023.
  15. Fall Semester 2023 final examinations start on Friday, December 8, 2023 to Wednesday, December 13, 2023.
  16. Residence Halls Close for the Fall Semester on Thursday, December 14, 2023. VT Students are expected to depart campus within 24 hours after their last exam, but no later than 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 14, 2023, if they are not directly involved with the commencement ceremony or if they have not registered for break housing.
  17. Virginia Tech Winter break 2023 is from Thursday, December 14, 2023 to Monday, January 15, 2024.
  18. Inclement weather makeup is on Thursday, December 14, 2023.
  19. Fall 2023 Degree Conferral Date is Thursday, December 14, 2023. It is Virginia Tech graduation date for fall 2023.
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Video of Virginia Tech freshmen move-in day Fall 2021.

Virginia tech academic calendar spring 2023

The VT spring 2023 semester starts on January 17, 2023, to May 11, 2023. Below are the important dates on the Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for spring 2023.

  1. Martin Luther King Holiday is January 16, 2023, according to the Virginia Tech academic calendar 2023.
  2. Virginia Tech Spring 2023 classes start on January 17, 2023.
  3. January 17, 2023, is the last day for students to withdraw from Spring Semester to avoid tuition and fee charges.
  4. January 23, 2023, is the deadline for students to add classes and to add or drop the audit option.
  5. February 27, 2023, is the last day for students to web-drop an individual Spring class without grade penalty.
  6. February 27 2023 is also the last day to change the grade option from A-F to P/F by 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option according to the Virginia Tech academic calendar 2023.
  7. Virginia Tech Spring Break 2023 is from March 4, 2023, to March 12, 2023.
  8. March 28, 2023 is the last day for students to resign without a grade penalty. It is also the last day to change the grade option from P/F to A-F by 5:00 p.m.
  9. April 19, 2023, is the deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours.
  10. The last day to apply for the W grade policy is May 3, 2023.
  11. VT Spring 2023 classes end on May 3, 2023.
  12. Reading Day is May 4, 2023, according to Virginia Tech academic calendar 2023.
  13. Spring Semester final examinations begin on May 5, 2023 to May 10, 2023.
  14. Spring Dining Plans (Dinner Meal) ends at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2023. It is the end of the Spring Semester of 2023 for students not involved with VA Tech Spring Commencement.
  15. Virginia Tech Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies (Virginia tech 2023 graduation date) are from May 6, 2023 to May 14, 2023.
  16. Residence Halls Close on Sunday, May 14, 2023, at 10 a.m.

Virginia tech spring break 2023

Virginia Tech Spring Break 2023 is from Saturday, March 4, 2023, to Sunday, March 12, 2023. The VT Spring break is one week long, and students will resume classes on Monday, March 13, 2023.

Residence halls will be closed during the Virginia Tech Spring break 2023, except if you reserve an occupying space.

Virginia Tech Residence halls are low-occupancy operations for Spring Break 2023. Students staying during part of the break or through the entire break must sign up in the StarRez Portal prior to occupying the space during the break.

Students noted in residence without an active break registration may face financial and student conduct penalties.

Virginia tech graduation 2023

Virginia Tech Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies (Virginia tech graduation 2023 date) are from Saturday, May 6, 2023 to Sunday, May 14, 2023.

VT graduation 2023 ceremonies will take place in Lane Stadium unless otherwise noted. Below are the schedules dates for Virginia Tech graduation 2023 ceremonies.

Saturday, May 6

  • 9 a.m. Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (Roanoke). The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is proud to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2023 on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at Shaftman Performance Hall.

Wednesday, May 10

  • 3:30 p.m. Graduate School Commencement
  • 7 p.m. Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Bachelor of Science in Public Health) Ceremony

Thursday, May 11

  • 8:30 a.m. Pamplin College of Business
    • Accounting and Information Systems
    • Finance
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    • Marketing
  • Noon Pamplin College of Business
    • Business Information Technology
    • Management
    • Real Estate
  • 3:30 p.m. College of Natural Resources and Environment
  • 7 p.m. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Friday, May 12

  • 8:30 a.m. University Commencement
  • 3:30 p.m. College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences
  • 7 p.m. Corps of Cadets Graduation and Joint Commissioning Ceremony (Burruss Hall)
  • 7 p.m. Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Ceremony (Moss Arts Center)

Saturday, May 13

  • 8:30 a.m. College of Science
  • Noon College of Architecture, Arts, and Design
  • 3:30 p.m. College of Engineering
    • Aerospace and Ocean Engineering
    • Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics
    • Building Construction
    • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Construction Engineering and Management
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • 7 p.m. College of Engineering
    • Biological Systems Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Materials Science and Engineering
    • Mining Engineering

Sunday, May 14

  • 1 p.m. Graduate School Commencement (Washington D.C. Metro Area).

The last day to apply for VT Spring graduation 2023 to have your name appear in the Commencement program and to update your diploma mailing address is April 11, 2023.

If you are graduating or are directly involved with the Commencement activities or have an extenuating circumstance, complete the Late Check Out Request form in the StarRez Portal (form active from April 3 until 5 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2023).

Residents living in commencement buildings who are graduating, participating in commencement activities, or otherwise have an extenuating circumstance should register their request by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2023, using the form in the StarRez Portal.

Virginia Tech academic calendar summer session 2023

On the Virginia Tech academic calendar 2023, the summer session is divided into Session 1 (first 6 week summer session), Session 2 (Second 6 week summer session), and Session 3 (12 week summer session).

Session 1: First 6 week summer session

Here are the important dates and deadlines on the Virginia tech academic calendar for Summer 2023.

  1. Virginia Tech summer 2023 session 1 Classes begin on May 22, 2023.
  2. The last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges is May 22, 2023. Students must complete a withdrawal form. If enrolled in multiple parts of term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
  3. Memorial Day Observed is May 29, 2023. No Classes – University Offices Closed.
  4. The last day for students to web drop classes without grade penalty is June 5, 2023. If you are enrolled in only one course in all Summer Sessions, contact the Registrar’s Office for instructions because you cannot drop your last/only class online.
  5. The last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F is June 5, 2023. Requests should be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar in-person or to registrar@vt.edu.
  6. The last day for students to resign if enrolled in the respective single part of the term, without grade penalty is June 13, 2023. If enrolled in multiple parts of the term, the deadline is the date listed for Session 1. Resignation must be submitted to student’s academic dean or dean of the Graduate School by respective offices close of business. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
  7. June 13, 2023 is also the last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F. Requests should be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar in-person or to registrar@vt.edu.
  8. Juneteenth is June 19, 2023. No Classes – University Offices Closed.
  9. The last day to apply for W grade policy June 30, 2023.
  10. The last day of classes for summer session 1 is June 30, 2023. Final exams are held on the last day of classes.
  11. Degree Conferral Date is August 11, 2023.
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Session 2: second 6-week summer

Here are the important dates and deadlines on the Virginia tech academic calendar for Summer 2023.

  1. Virginia Tech Session 2 (Second 6-week summer) Classes begin on July 5, 2023.
  2. The last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges is July 5, 2023. Students must complete a withdrawal form. If enrolled in multiple parts of the term, the deadline is the date listed for S1. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
  3. The last day for students to web drop classes without grade penalty is July 18, 2023.
  4. The last day to change the grade option from A-F to P/F is July 18, 2023.
  5. The last day for students to resign if enrolled in the respective single part of the term, without grade penalty is July 26, 2023.
  6. The last day to change the grade option from P/F to A-F is July 26, 2023. Requests should be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar in person or to registrar@vt.edu.
  7. The last day to apply for the W grade policy is August 11, 2023.
  8. The last day of classes is August 11, 2023. Final exams are held on the last day of classes.
  9. Degree Conferral Date is August 11, 2023.

Summer session 3: 12 week summer session

Here are the important dates and deadlines on the Virginia tech academic calendar for Summer 2023.

  1. Summer session 3 Classes Begin on May 22, 2023.
  2. The last day to withdraw to avoid tuition and fee charges is May 22, 2023.
  3. Memorial Day Observed is May 29, 2023. There are No Classes, and University Offices are Closed.
  4. The Juneteenth holiday is June 19, 2023. There are no Classes, and University Offices are Closed.
  5. The last day for students to web drop classes without grade penalty is June 20, 2023. If you are enrolled in only one course in all Summer Sessions, please contact the Registrar’s Office for instructions because you cannot drop your last/only class online.
  6. The last day to change the grade option from A-F to P/F is June 20, 2023.
  7. Independence Day is July 4, 2023. There are no classes, and University Offices are Closed.
  8. The last day for students to resign if enrolled in the respective single part of the term, without grade penalty is July 5, 2023.
  9. The last day to change the grade option from P/F to A-F is July 5, 2023.
  10. Requests should be submitted to the Office of the University Registrar in person or to registrar@vt.edu.
  11. The last day to apply for the W grade policy is August 11, 2023.
  12. The last day of classes is August 11, 2023. Final exams are held on the last day of classes.
  13. Degree Conferral Date is August 11, 2023.