Spring Academic Calendar

NOTICE TO ALL STUDENTS: ODU does not drop classes for non-payment or non-attendance. Students are expected to drop or withdraw from classes by the published deadlines.

Winter Term courses are part of Spring 2023 -- When the Spring 2023 schedule is available, students looking for Winter Term classes should choose the Spring 2023 term and look for the Winter Term course attribute when viewing search results. Course dates Begin 12/19/2022, End: 01/06/2023.

Winter Term 2022-2023

Monday December 19, 2022 Classes begin
Wednesday December 21 Add/Drop the deadline
Sunday December 25 Holiday
Sunday January 1, 2023 Holiday
Thursday January 5 Last day to withdraw from Winter Term classes
Friday January 6 Winter Term classes end
Monday January 9 Degree conferral date (pending completion of all degree requirements)

Upcoming Calendar Dates

Spring Term 2023

Session 1 (Full Term - 16 Weeks)

Saturday January 7, 2023 Classes begin; deadline to apply for in-state tuition rates
Monday January 9 Tuition deadline
Saturday-Monday January 14-16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday -- no classes
Tuesday January 17 Add/Drop deadline
Last day to register, add, or drop classes with no grade or financial penalty
Last day to designate a course for audit or pass/fail credit or exercise any other grade option
Tuesday January 24 Withdrawal deadline to receive 1/2 tuition refund
Tuesday February 28 Summer graduation application recommended deadline -- apply for August 2023 graduation
Friday March 10 Last day to apply for Spring 2023 graduation and be listed in the Commencement book
Monday-Saturday March 6-11 Spring Holiday -- no classes
Monday-Friday March 27-31 Fall 2023 pre-registration for currently registered degree-seeking students (time ticket required)
Saturday April 1 Fall 2023 open registration begins for all students (no time ticket required)
Monday April 24 Classes end
Last day to withdraw from Session 1 (16-week) classes 
with grade of W assigned
Tuesday April 25 Reading Day
Wednesday April 26 Exams begin
Saturday April 29 Doctoral dissertations electronic submission deadline -- submission to ProQuest for May 2023 graduates
Wednesday May 3 Exams end
Friday May 5 Masters' theses electronic submission deadline -- submission to ProQuest for May 2023 graduates
Friday-Saturday May 5-6 Spring 2023 Commencement ceremonies
Saturday May 6 Spring 2023 Degree conferral date
Tuesday May 9 Deadline for final grades (due by noon)

Session 2 (First Half)

Saturday January 7 Classes begin; the deadline to apply for in-state tuition rates
Monday January 9 Tuition deadline
Saturday-Monday January 14-16 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday -- no classes
Tuesday January 17 Add/Drop the deadline
Last day to register, add, or drop classes with no grade or financial penalty
Last day to designate a course for audit or pass/fail credit or exercise any other grade option
Tuesday January 24 Withdrawal deadline to receive 1/2 tuition refund
Wednesday February 22 Doctoral dissertations electronic submission deadline -- submission to ProQuest for Session 2 graduates
Monday February 27 Last day to withdraw from Session 2 (8 week) classes with grade of W assigned
Tuesday February 28 Session 2 classes end
Wednesday March 1 Masters' theses electronic submission deadline -- submission to ProQuest for Session 2 graduates
Thursday March 2 Session 2 Degree conferral date*
*pending completion of all degree requirements

Session 3 (Second Half)

Wednesday March 1 Classes begin
Friday March 3 Add/Drop deadline
Last day to register, add, or drop Session 3 classes with no grade or financial penalty
Last day to designate a course for audit or pass/fail credit or exercise any other grade option
Wednesday March 8 Withdrawal deadline to receive 1/2 tuition refund
Friday March 10 Deadline to apply for Spring (May) 2023 graduation and be listed in the Commencement book
Sunday April 23 Last day to withdraw from Session 3 (8-week) classes with grade of W assigned
Monday April 24 Session 3 classes end
Saturday April 29 Doctoral dissertations electronic submission deadline -- submission to ProQuest for May 2023 graduates
Friday May 5 Masters' theses electronic submission deadline -- submission to ProQuest for May 2023 graduates
Saturday May 6 Degree conferral date