Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Dates and Deadlines for the 2019-20 Academic Year

This calendar applies to students in our campus-based academic programs, our 90% online Early Childhood Education program, and our online master's in leadership studies program. NVU Online students in our 100% online undergraduate programs should refer to the calendar in the NVU Online section of this website. 

Fall 2019

Monday, August 26 First day of classes
Monday, September 2 No classes; Labor Day
Monday-Friday, October 7-11 No classes; Fall break
Friday, October 25 Last day to add second-half courses without instructor permission
Thursday, October 31 Last day for full-semester course withdrawals
Monday, November 11 Registration for Winter, Spring, and Summer 2020 courses begins
Tuesday, November 26 Last day to withdraw from second-half courses
Monday-Friday, November 25-29 No classes; Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 13 Last day of classes
Monday-Thursday, December 16-19 Final examination period
Saturday, December 21 Final Grades Due

Fall 2019 Final Exam Schedule

Winter Session 2020

Thursday, January 2 - Saturday, January 18

Spring 2020

Tuesday, January 21 First day of classes
Monday, January 27 Final day to add full-semester courses without instructor permission
Tuesday, February 4 Final day to drop full-semester courses
Monday-Friday, February 24-28 No classes; Winter Break
Monday, March 16 Second-half courses begin
Friday, March 20 Last day to add second-half courses without instructor permission
Monday, March 23 Last day to drop second-half course courses 
Friday, March 27 Last day for full-semester course withdrawals
Monday, March 30 Registration for Summer and Fall 2020 begins
Monday-Friday, April 6-10 No classes; Spring Break
Monday, April 20 Last day to withdraw from second-half courses
Friday, May 8 Last day of classes
Monday-Thursday, May 11-14 Final examination period
Saturday, May 16 Final grades due
Saturday, May 16 NVU–Johnson Commencement
Sunday, May 17 NVU–Lyndon Commencement

Summer Sessions 2020

First Session Wednesday, May 20-Friday, July 3
Second Session Monday, July 6-Friday, August 14