Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for the Year 2023-2024: VT Important Dates

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Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for the Year 2023-2024: VT Important Dates

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As a student of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, it is necessary to check out the Virginia Tech Academic Calendar 2023-2024. It consists of deadlines, move-in day, and other important dates.

Virginia Tech operates on a semester system. The academic year at Virginia Tech is divided into two primary semesters: fall and spring. The fall semester typically starts in late August or early September and ends in December, while the spring semester begins in January and concludes in May.

Virginia Tech also offers summer sessions, providing students with opportunities to take additional courses or engage in research or internships during the summer months.

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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 HokieSpaStudent 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 is October 6, 2023 to October 8, 2023. (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.

Virginia tech academic calendar spring 2024

The VT spring 2024 semester starts on January 16, 2024, to May 8, 2024. Below are the important dates on the Virginia Tech Academic Calendar for spring 2024.

  1. VT Spring 2024 Add/Drop begins on November 24, 2023.
  2. Martin Luther King Holiday is January 15, 2024, according to the Virginia Tech academic calendar 2024.
  3. Virginia Tech Spring 2024 classes start on January 16, 2024.
  4. January 16, 2024, is the last day for students to withdraw from Spring 2024 Semester to avoid tuition and fee charges.
  5. January 22, 2024, is the deadline for students to add classes and to add or drop the audit option.
  6. February 26, 2024, is the last day for students to web-drop an individual Spring class without grade penalty.
  7. February 26, 2024 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 2024.
  8. Virginia Tech Spring Break 2024 is from March 2, 2024, to March 10, 2024.
  9. March 26, 2024 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.
  10. April 9, 2024 last day to apply for Spring 2024 graduation to have your name appear in the Commencement program and to update your diploma mailing address.
  11. April 17, 2024, is the deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours.
  12. The last day to apply for the W grade policy is May 1, 2024.
  13. VT Spring 2024 classes end on May 1, 2024.
  14. Reading Day is May 2, 2024, according to Virginia Tech academic calendar 2024.
  15. VT Spring 2024 semester final examinations begin on May 3, 2024 to May 8, 2024.
  16. Spring Dining Plans (Dinner Meal) ends at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. It is the end of the Spring Semester of 2024 for students not involved with VA Tech Spring Commencement.
  17. Virginia Tech Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies (Virginia tech 2024 graduation date) are from May 8, 2024 to May 12, 2024.
  18. Spring 2024 final grades are due on May 10, 2024.
  19. Residence Halls Close on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at 10 a.m.

Virginia tech spring break 2024

Virginia Tech Spring Break 2024 is from Saturday, March 2, 2024, to Sunday, March 10, 2024. The VT Spring break is one week long, and students will resume classes on Monday, March 11, 2024.

Residence halls will be closed during the Virginia Tech Spring break 2024, except if you reserve an occupying space.

Virginia Tech Residence halls are low-occupancy operations for Spring Break 2024. 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 2024

Virginia Tech Commencement and College and Departmental Ceremonies (Virginia tech graduation 2024 date) are from Saturday, May 4, 2024 to Sunday, May 12, 2024.

VT graduation 2024 ceremonies will take place in Lane Stadium unless otherwise noted. Below are the schedules dates for Virginia Tech graduation 2024 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.

Visit the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University calendar webpage for more on Virginia Tech academic calendar 2023-2024.