Students walking together on campus

Providing transition resources, campus programs and academic support to ensure students thrive at VCU from admission to graduation.

Important dates

  • August 19-27: Welcome Week
  • August 22: New Student Convocation
  • August 24: Fall classes begin 
  • August 24-30: Add/drop and late registration 
  • September 4: Labor Day, university is closed
  • October 19-20: Reading days, no classes held on Monroe Park Campus
  • November 3: Last day to withdraw from classes
  • November 6: Spring semester advance registration begins

For more important dates, visit the academic calendar.

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