Session dates

Summer Studies 2021

The 2021 summer schedule is available on the VCU Schedule of Classes and registration is open for all students. A listing of courses is available on our Summer courses page.

  • Adds and drops. Students may add or drop a class until close of business on the day after the first day of class. Students who drop a class by this date will receive a refund.
  • Withdrawals. The last day to withdraw is the midpoint of the class. There are no refunds for summer withdrawals.
  • Student holidays. Classes do not meet Monday, May 31; Friday, June 18; and Monday, July 5, 2021.
  • Exams. Exams are given on the last scheduled day of class. 
Class datesSpecial deadlines
Number of weeks Classes start Last day for add/drop Last day to withdraw Classes end/final exams
3 May 24 May 25 June 3 June 11
5 May 24 May 25 June 8 June 24
8 May 24 May 25 June 23 July 14
8 May 25 May 26 June 22 July 15
4.5 June 14 June 15 June 28 July 14
6 June 14 June 15 July 5 July 22
8 June 14 June 15 July 12 Aug. 4
8 June 15 June 16 July 13 Aug. 5
5 June 28 June 29 July 13 July 29
4.5 July 15 July 16 July 29 Aug. 13
3 July 26 July 27 Aug. 4 Aug. 13