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    College of William & Mary
   
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2016 - 2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

A&S: Academic Calendar


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


FALL SEMESTER 2016

  July 27-August 23 Registration of New Graduate Students
  August 22 Mandatory New A&S Graduate Student Orientation: 10:00 a.m. (Monday)
  August 24 Beginning of Classes: 8 a.m. (Wednesday)
  September 2 Last day to add/drop courses (Friday)
  September 30 Last day to file Notice of Candidacy with Registrar for January 2017 graduation (Friday) 
  October 8-11 Fall Break (Saturday-Tuesday)
  October 21 End of ninth week of classes (Friday)
  November 11 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for January 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  November 18
Last day your defense can be scheduled for January 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  November 23-27  Thanksgiving Holiday: 8 a.m. Wed - 8 a.m. Mon
  December 2 End of Classes: 5 p.m. (Friday)
  December 2 Last day to file Notice of Candidacy with Registrar for May or August 2017 graduation (Friday)
  December 2 Last day to submit all paperwork to the OGSR (if necessary) to satisfy degree requirements for January 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  December 3-4 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  December 5-9 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  December 10-11 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  December 12-14 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
  January 13, 2017 January 2017 Conferral Date (Friday)

SPRING SEMESTER 2017

  January 4-17 Registration of New Graduate Students
  January 18 Beginning of Classes: 8 a.m. (Wednesday)
  January 27 Last day to add/drop courses (Friday)
  March 4-12 Spring Break (Saturday-Sunday)
  March 17 End of ninth week of classes (Friday)
  March 24 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for May 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  March 24-25 16th Annual Graduate Research Symposium
  April 7 Last day your defense can be scheduled for May 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  April 14 Last day to submit all paperwork to the OGSR (if necessary) to satisfy degree requirements for May 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  April 28 End of Classes: 5 p.m. (Friday)
  April 29-30 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  May 1-5 Examinations (Monday-Friday)
  May 6-7 Reading Period (Saturday-Sunday)
  May 8-10 Examinations (Monday-Wednesday)
  May 13 May 2017 Conferral Date (Saturday)

SUMMER SESSIONS 2017

  May 30 Beginning of First Session (Tuesday)
  June 30 Last day to submit required draft theses and dissertations for August 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  June 30 End of First Session (Friday)
  July 3 Beginning of Second Session (Tuesday)
  July 7 Last day your defense can be scheduled for August 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  July 14 Last day to submit all paperwork to the OGSR (if necessary) to satisfy degree requirements for August 2017 conferral of degrees (Friday)
  August 4 End of Second Session (Friday)
  August 25 August 2017 Conferral 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.