Nov 30, 2020  
2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020 - 2021 Graduate Catalog

A&S: Academic Calendar


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FALL SEMESTER 2020

  June 26-August 28 Registration of New Graduate Students
  August 19 First day of classes. Non-degree seeking registration begins
  August 28 Last day to add/drop courses
  October 1  Deadline to file the online Graduation Application form with the University Registrar to graduate in January 2021, May 2021 and August 2021
  October 12 Last day to withdraw from a full-term course
  October 19  Spring 2021 registration begins for continuing students
  October 30 Pre-Defense Deadline for Students Submitting a Thesis or Dissertation for January 2021 Graduation
  November 13
Last day of classes
  November 13 Thesis/Dissertation Defense Completion Deadline for January 2021 Graduation
  November 14-15 Reading Period
  November 16-20 Final Exams
  November 20 Final Submission Deadline for A&S graduate students to satisfy degree requirements for January 2021 Graduation
  November 21-22 Reading Period
  November 23-24 Final exams
  November 25-29  Thanksgiving Holiday: Offices closed
  December 4 Deadline to file the paper Notice of Candidacy form with the Graduate Registrar to graduate in May 2021 and August 2021 
  January 22, 2021 January 2021 Conferral Date

SPRING SEMESTER 2021

  January 4-31 Registration of New Graduate Students
  January 27 First day of classes
  February 5 Last day to add/drop courses
  February 15 Deadline to submit the online Intent to Graduate Form to the OGSR 
  March 13-21 Spring Break
  March 29 Last day to withdraw from a full-term course
  April 9 Pre-Defense Deadline for Students Submitting a Thesis or Dissertation for May 2021 Graduation
  April 23 Thesis/Dissertation Defense Completion Deadline for May 2021 Graduation
  April 30 Final Submission Deadline for A&S graduate students to satisfy degree requirements for May 2021 Graduation
  May 7 Last day of classes
  May 8-9 Reading Period
  May 10-14 Exam periods
  May 15-16 Reading Period
  May 17-18 Exam periods
  May 22 May 2021 Conferral Date 

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). 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 (natural disasters, national emergencies, etc.) to W&M’s normal operations.