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Radford University is committed to providing parents and families the information and resources they need to support their student in achieving academic and personal success.

Do you want to know when breaks begin or class registration opens? Stay up-to-date with important dates and deadlines using the university academic calendar.

*Last day for new freshman to add/drop is 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before the listed date.

Fall Semester

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Residence Halls open  8/22-8/23 8/28-8/29 8/26-8/27 8/25-8/26
Fall classes begin  8/25 (M) 8/31 (M) 8/29 (M) 8/28 (M)
Labor Day - Classes in Session 9/1 (M) 9/7 (M) 9/5 (M) 9/4 (M)
Last day for UG students to Add/Drop  8/31* (Su) 9/6* (Su) 9/4* (Su) 9/3* (Su)
Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for GR students to Add/Drop 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Census Date
9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day to withdraw with a full tuition refund
9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for GR students to apply for Fall Graduation 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for UG students to apply for Spring/Summer Graduation 9/12 (F) 9/18 (F) 9/16 (F) 9/15 (F)
Mid-Semester grades due by 10:00 a.m. 10/8 (W) 10/14 (W) 10/12 (W) 10/11 (W)
Family Weekend and Homecoming
10/10-10/12 10/16-10/18 TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W" 10/17 (F) 10/23 (F) 10/21 (F) 10/20 (F)
Registration for Spring semester begins 11/3 (M) TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a  grade of "W" 11/11 (T) 11/20 (F) 11/18 (F) 11/17 (F)
Thanksgiving break 11/22-11/30 11/21-11/29 11/19-11/27 11/18-11/26
Last day of classes 12/5 (F) 12/11 (F) 12/9 (F) 12/8 (F)
Fall Exams 12/8-12/11 12/14-12/17 12/12-12/15 12/11-12/14
Winter Commencement 12/13 (Sa) 12/19 (Sa) 12/17 (Sa) 12/16 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 12/15 (M) 12/21 (M) 12/19 (M) 12/18 (M)

Wintermester

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Wintermester classes begin  12/16 (T)
12/22 (T) TBA TBA
Last day for Students to Add/Drop 12/17 (W)
12/23 (W) TBA TBA
Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options 12/19 (F) 12/26 (S) TBA TBA
Census Date  12/19 (F)
12/26 (S) TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund
12/19 (F) 12/26 (S) TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W" 1/5 (M) 1/4 (M) TBA TBA
Last day of Classes/Exams 1/13 (T) 1/15 (F) TBA TBA
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 1/16 (F) 1/18 (M) TBA TBA

Spring Semester

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Residence Halls open  1/18 (Su) 1/17 (Su) 1/15 (Su) 1/14 (Su)
Martin Luther King Day - Classes NOT in session  1/19 (M) 1/18 (M) 1/16 (M) 1/15 (M)
Spring classes begin 1/20 (T) 1/19 (T) 1/17 (T) 1/16 (T)
Last day for UG students to Add/Drop 1/26 (M) 1/25 (M)
1/23 (M) 1/22 (M)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Last day for GR students to Add/Drop 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Census Date 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Last day to withdraw with a full tuition refund 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Winter Celebration 2/28 (S) TBA TBA TBA
Last day for UG students to apply for Fall Graduation 2/6 (F) 2/5 (F) 2/3 (F) 2/2 (F)
Last day for GR students to apply for Spring Graduation 2/2 (M) 2/1 (M) 1/30 (M) 1/29 (M)
Mid-Semester grades due by 10:00 a.m. 3/4 (W) 3/2 (W) 3/1 (W) 2/28 (W)
Spring Break (Sat. - Sun.) 3/7-3/15 3/5-3/13 3/4-3/12 3/3-3/11
Registration for Fall semester begins 4/6 (M) TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W" 3/20 (F) 3/18 (F) 3/17 (F) 3/16 (F)
Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a grade of "W" 4/17 (F) 4/15 (F) 4/14 (F) 4/13 (F)
Last day of classes 5/1 (F) 4/29 (F) 4/28 (F) 4/27 (F)
Spring Exams 5/4-5/7 5/2-5/5 5/1-5/4 4/30-5/3
Spring Commencement 5/9 (Sa) 5/7 (Sa) 5/6 (Sa) 5/5 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 5/11 (M) 5/9 (M) 5/8 (M) 5/7 (M)

Maymester

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Maymester begins  5/18 (M) 5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Last day to Add /Drop for UG students 5/18 (M) 5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Census Date 5/20 (W) 5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 5/20 (W) 5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  5/20 (W) 5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 5/20 (W) 5/18 (W) 5/17 (W) 5/16 (W)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 5/29 (F) 5/26 (Th) 5/25 (Th) 5/24 (Th)
Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation 5/29 (F) 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Memorial Day - Classes NOT in session 5/25 (M) 5/30 (M) 5/29 (M) 5/28 (M)
Classes end 6/5 (F) 6/3 (F) 6/2 (F) 6/1 (F)
Final Exams 6/6 (Sa) 6/4 (Sa) 6/3 (Sa) 6/2 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 6/9 (T) 6/7 (T) 6/6 (T) 6/5 (T)
Degrees Conferred 7/31 (F) 8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

Summer Session I

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Summer Session I begins 5/18 (M) 5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop for UG students 5/19 (T) 5/17 (T) 5/16 (T) 5/15 (T)
Census date 5/22 (F) 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 5/22 (F) 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  5/22 (F) 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 5/22 (F) 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation 5/29 (F) 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Memorial Day - Classes NOT in session 5/25 (M) 5/30 (M) 5/29 (M) 5/28 (M)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 6/5 (F) 6/3 (F) 6/2 (F) 6/1 (F)
Summer Session I classes end 6/18 (Th) 6/16 (Th) 6/15 (Th) 6/14 (Th)
Summer Session I Final Exams 6/19-20 (F-Sa) 6/17-18 (F-Sa) 6/16-17 (F-Sa) 6/15-16 (F-Sa)
Summer Session I grades due by 10:00 a.m. 6/23 (T) 6/21 (T) 6/20 (T) 6/19 (T)
Degrees Conferred 7/31 (F) 8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

Summer Session II

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Summer Session II begins 6/29 (M) 6/27 (M) 6/26 (M) 6/25 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop for UG students 6/30 (T) 6/28 (T) 6/27 (T) 6/26 (T)
Census date 7/6 (M) 7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 7/6 (M) 7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  7/6 (M) 7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options  7/6 (M) 7/1 (F) 6/30 (F) 6/29 (F)
Independence Day - Classes NOT in session 7/3 (F) 7/4 (M) 7/4 (T) 7/4 (W)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 7/17 (F) 7/15 (F) 7/14 (F) 7/13 (F)
Summer Session II classes end 7/29 (W) 7/28 (Th) 7/27 (Th) 7/26 (Th)
Summer Session II Final Exams 7/30-31 (Th-F) 7/29-30 (F-Sa) 7/28-29 (F-Sa) 7/27-28 (F-Sa)
Summer Session II grades due by 10:00 a.m. 8/3 (M) 8/2 (T) 8/1 (T) 7/31 (T)
Degrees Conferred 7/31 (F) 8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

Summer Session III

  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Summer Session III begins  5/18 (M) 5/16 (M) 5/15 (M) 5/14 (M)
Memorial Day - Classes NOT in session 5/25 (M) 5/30 (M) 5/29 (M) 5/28 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop for UG students 5/22 (F) 5/20 (F) 5/19 (F) 5/18 (F)
Census date 5/29 (F) 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to withdraw with a tuition refund 5/29 (F) 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to Add /Drop for GR students  5/29 (F) 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 5/29 (F) 5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day for GR students to apply for Summer Graduation 5/29 (F)
5/27 (F) 5/26 (F) 5/25 (F)
Last day to withdraw from classes with a grade of "W" 6/30 (T) 6/29 (W) 6/28 (W) 6/27 (W)
Independence Day - Classes NOT in session 7/3 (F) 7/4 (M) 7/4 (T) 7/4 (W)
Summer Session III classes end 7/29 (W) 7/28 (Th) 7/27 (Th) 7/26 (Th)
Summer Session III Final Exams 7/30-31  (Th-F) 7/29-30 (F-Sa) 7/28-29 (F-Sa) 7/27-28 (F-Sa)
Summer Session III grades due by 10:00 a.m. 8/3 (M) 8/2 (T) 8/1 (T) 7/31 (T)
Degrees Conferred  7/31 (F) 8/1 (M) 7/31 (M) 7/30 (M)

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