Old Dominion University

2016-2017 Catalog

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2016-17

Date Day Event
August 27SaturdayClasses begin
September 5MondayLabor Day Holiday
October 8-11Sat-TuesFall Holiday
November 8TuesdayLast day to withdraw from classes
Nov. 23 - 27Wed-SunThanksgiving Holiday
December 9FridayClasses end
December 10SaturdayExams begin
December 16FridayExams end
December 17SaturdayCommencement

Spring Semester 2016-17

Date Day Event
January 7SaturdayClasses begin
January 14-16Sat-MonMartin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
March 6-11Mon-SatSpring Holiday
March 28TuesdayLast day to withdraw from classes
April 24MondayClasses end
April 25TuesdayReading Day
April 26WednesdayExams begin
May 3WednesdayExams end
May 5, 6Friday, SaturdayCommencement Exercises
May 6SaturdayDegree Conferral Date

Summer Term 2017

Date Day Event
May 9TuesdayMaymester begins
May 15MondaySession 1 and 3 classes begin
May 26FridayMaymester ends (including exams)
May 29MondayHoliday - no classes held
June 24SaturdaySession 1 classes end (including exams)
June 26MondaySession 2 classes begin
July 3MondayNo classes held
July 4TuesdayHoliday - no classes held
August 4FridaySession 3 classes end (including exams)
August 5SaturdaySession 2 classes end (including exams)

Fall Semester 2017-18

Date Day Event
August 26SaturdayClasses begin
September 4MondayLabor Day Holiday
October 7-10Sat-TuesFall Holiday
November 7TuesdayLast day to withdraw from classes
November 22-26Wed-SunThanksgiving Holiday
December 8FridayClasses end
December 9SaturdayExams begin
December 15FridayExams end
December 16SaturdayCommencement exercises

Winter Term 2017-18

Date Day Event
December 18MondayClasses begin
December 25MondayHoliday
January 1MondayHoliday
January 5FridayClasses end

Spring Semester 2017-18

Date Day Event
January 6SaturdayClasses begin
January 13-15Sat-MonMartin Luther King Jr. Holiday
March 5-10Mon-SatSpring Holiday
March 27TuesdayLast day to withdraw from classes
April 23MondayClasses end
April 24TuesdayReading Day
April 25WednesdayExams begin
May 2WednesdayExams end
May 4, 5Friday, SaturdayCommencement exercises
May 5SaturdayDegree Conferral date

Summer Term 2018

Date Day Event
May 8TuesdayMaymester begins
May 14MondaySession 1 and 3 classes begin
May 25FridayMaymester ends (including exams)
May 28MondayHoliday - no classes held
June 23SaturdaySession 1 classes end (including exams)
June 25MondaySession 2 classes begin
July 4WednesdayHoliday - no classes held
August 3FridaySession 3 classes end (including exams)
August 4SaturdaySession 2 classes end (including exams)

Fall Semester 2018-19

Date Day Event
August 25SaturdayClasses begin
September 3MondayLabor Day Holiday
October 6-9Sat-TuesFall Holiday
November 6TuesdayLast day to withdraw from classes
November 21-25Wed-SunThanksgiving Holiday
December 7FridayClasses end
December 8SaturdayExams begin
December 14FridayExams end
December 15SaturdayCommencement exercises

Winter Term 2018-19

Date Day Event
December 17MondayClasses begin
December 25TuesdayHoliday
January 1TuesdayHoliday
January 11FridayClasses end

Spring Semester 2018-19

Date Day Event
January 12SaturdayClasses begin
January 19-21Sat-MonMartin Luther King Jr. Holiday
March 11-16Mon-SatSpring Holiday
April 2TuesdayLast day to withdraw from classes
April 29MondayClasses end
April 30TuesdayReading Day
May 1WednesdayExams begin
May 8WednesdayExams end
May 10, 11Friday, SaturdayCommencement exercises
May 11SaturdayDegree Conferral date

Summer Term 2019

Date Day Event
May 14TuesdayMaymester begins
May 20MondaySession 1 and 3 classes begin
May 27MondayHoliday - no classes held
May 31FridayMaymester ends (including exams)
June 29SaturdaySession 1 classes end (including exams)
July 1MondaySession 2 classes begin
July 4ThursdayHoliday - no classes held
July 5FridayNo classes held
August 9FridaySession 3 classes end (including exams)
August 10SaturdaySession 2 classes end (including exams)