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    College of William & Mary
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

A&S: Academic Calendar


 » A&S Home   » Academic Calendar » Student Life   » Graduate Regulations  


FALL SEMESTER 2015

  July 27-August 25 Registration of New Graduate Students
  August 24 Mandatory New A&S Graduate Student Orientation: 9:30 a.m. (Monday)
  August 26 Beginning of Classes: 8 a.m. (Wednesday)
  September 4 Last day to add/drop courses (Friday)
  September 25 Last day to file Notice of Candidacy with Registrar for January 2016 graduation (Friday) 
  October 10-13 Fall Break (Saturday-Tuesday)
  October 23 End of ninth week of classes (Friday)
  November 13 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for January 2016 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  November 25-29  Thanksgiving Holiday: 8 a.m. Wed - 8 a.m. Mon
  December 4 Last day to file Notice of Candidacy with Registrar for May or August 2016 graduation (Friday)
  December 4 End of Classes: 5 p.m. (Friday)
  December 4 Last day to submit theses and dissertations for January 2016 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  December 5-6 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  December 7-11 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  December 12-13 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  December 14-16 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
  January 15 January Graduation Date (Friday)

SPRING SEMESTER 2016

  January 4-19 Registration of New Graduate Students
  January 20 Beginning of Classes: 8 a.m. (Wednesday)
  January 29 Last day to add/drop courses (Friday)
  March 5-13 Spring Break (Saturday-Sunday)
  March 18 End of ninth week of classes (Friday)
  March 25 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for May 2016 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  April 15 Last day to submit final 3 copies of theses and dissertations for May 2016 Commencement (Friday)
  April 29 End of Classes: 5 p.m. (Friday)
  April 30-May 1 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  May 2-6 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  May 7-8 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  May 9-11 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
  May 14 Commencement (Saturday)

SUMMER SESSIONS 2016

  May 31 Beginning of First Session (Tuesday)
  June 24 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for August 2016 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  July 1 End of First Session (Friday)
  July 5 Beginning of Second Session (Tuesday)
  July 15 Last day to submit theses and dissertations for August 2016 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  August 5 End of Second Session (Friday)
  August 19 August Graduation Date (Friday)

NOTE: Additional dates and deadlines of importance can also be found on the Academic Calendars & Exam Schedules pages of the University Registrar's web site www.wm.edu/registrar. Calendar dates may be subject to change.