Academic calendars, registration dates, exam schedules and grading deadlines are maintained by the Office of the University Registrar. Calendars are created by a faculty committee under the direction of the Office of the Provost and are subject to change in the event of major disruptions to W&M's normal operations on the Williamsburg campus or the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) campus in Gloucester Point.
This calendar provides general academic dates. You can also view:
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Grades are due at 9 a.m. on January 2, 2020 for all undergraduates, undergraduates in LAW courses, Grad A&S, VIMS, Grad Ed, and Grad Business.
Spring schedule adjustment period 2 begins
Winter degree conferral. No ceremony.
New/Transfer Student Orientation
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
New/Transfer student registration period 2
Add/Drop period begins. Juniors and Seniors may elect to take a course Pass/Fail or Audit.
Non-Degree Seeking Student Registration Begins (Undergraduates)
Spring Classes Begin (Undergraduates, Grad A&S, VIMS, Grad Ed)
Add/Drop period ends
Deadline to file Minor Declaration form, declare a second major, or make adjustments to primary major for May graduates.
Online graduation application opens for 2021
Deadline for 2021 graduation applicants to have social class changed for registration