First Summer Session 2019

First Summer Session 2019 Calendar

Day Date Event
Fri Nov 30
Opening of Web Course Request for Summer 2019.
Fri Feb. 1 Closing of Web Course Request for Summer 2019.
Mar. 16 Web Drop/Add begins for Summer 2019.
Tue May 28 Classes begin.
May 28 Last day for students to withdraw from First Summer Session to avoid tuition and fee charges. Students must complete a withdrawal form at the University Registrar's Office, 250 Student Services Building, if not attending First Summer Session. Call 540-231-6252 for instructions if unable to visit the University Registrar's Office in person. Note: You may not drop your final hours via the web.
May 30 Last day for students to add classes or drop audit option.
June 11 Last day for students to drop First Summer Session classes without grade penalty. Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option. If you are enrolled in only one course you may not drop the course but must officially resign from the university for this session. Your refund will be calculated according to the university refund policy on resignations.
June 18 Last day for students to resign without grade penalty. First and last required contact for resignation is academic dean of undergraduate student's college or dean of the Graduate School. Submit completed resignation form to the University Registrar's Office by 5:00 p.m. Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F, 5:00 p.m. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
Fri June 21 Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours. Students should contact their academic dean.
Thur July 4 Independence Day. (University Closed)
July 8
Last day to apply for W grade policy.
July 5 Classes end for First Summer.
July 6 Beginning of First Summer final examinations.
July 8 Close of First Summer final examinations.


Full-Time Student Definitions

  • Undergraduates, Associates
    Fall or Spring Semester- 12 or more credit hours in A-F option or P/F option
    Summer terms- 5 credit hours each term
  • Graduates
    Fall or Spring Semester- 9 or more credit hours in A-F option, P/F option or equivalent credit
    Summer terms- 3 credit hours each term

Audit hours will not be used in establishing minimum full-time enrollment. Neither the payment of full fees nor compliance with maximums established as condition of employment or appointment is basis for deviation from the definition above. For further information, contact: Mr. C. Y. Cridlin, Jr., University Registrar's Office; Dr. Muhammad Hajj, Associate Dean, Graduate School; or Ms. Beth Armstrong, Director, Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid.

  • Cancellation of Courses
    The university reserves the right to cancel courses or sections for insufficient enrollment.
  • Requirements for Registration
    Virginia Tech policy requires annually the collection of specific demographic data for each student: local mailing address, emergency contact entry or emergency contact confirmation, VT Alerts Opt-In or Opt-Out action and review of the Virginia Tech Student Conduct policy. Students will be prohibited from registration until the information is provided.
  • Change of Address
    All students are required to update their local mailing address annually. It is the student's responsibility to maintain current and accurate mailing addresses with the university. Changes to your local address, permanent address, or parent/guardian address should be promptly updated by accessing HOKIE SPA. Correct dorm addresses are established through the Student Housing Office in Eggleston Hall. If you are not sure what addresses are on file, you may check HOKIE SPA for verification.
  • Class Locations May Change
    Class locations printed in this timetable are subject to change in accordance with capacity adjustments and actual class enrollments. Students should report to the class locations printed on the Course Requests Results on Hokie Spa. Faculty members are urged to consult their respective departmental schedulers.
  • Eligibility
    New and returning students should reference the catalog under Academic Eligibility Policy or see their academic dean for new eligibility policy.

Financial Aid Recipients

Academic Progress Requirements

  • AN UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT is considered to have made satisfactory academic progress provided that at least 12 hours per term are successfully completed per academic year.
    Undergraduates must also meet the university academic eligibility schedule for hours attempted and Grade Point Average (GPA) attained.
  • A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL STUDENT is required to enroll in and successfully complete a minimum of 7 hours per term and to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0.
    Students working toward the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0.
  • For more information on financial aid, please contact the Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid (MC 0222) Student Services Building, Suite 200, Virginia Tech 800 Washington Street SW Blacksburg, VA 24061. Phone: 540-231-5179, email:; website: