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August 2020 Hokie Family eNews

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August 2020

  • Aug. 3: Fall 2020 online programs available; required for all students
  • Aug. 3: Fall student center hours begin
  • Aug. 8-Aug. 14: Corps of Cadets Cadre Week
  • Aug. 14-23: Fall 2020 move-in
  • Aug. 14-23: COVID testing for on-campus students
  • Aug. 14-Sept. 4: Weeks of Welcome events and activities
  • Aug. 14: Cranwell International Center town hall meeting
  • Aug. 14-23: Move-in dining hours
  • Aug. 17-22: Corps of Cadets New Cadet Week
  • Aug. 22: Corps of Cadets New Cadet Parade
  • Aug. 24: Fall 2020 classes begin
  • Aug. 24: Regular dining hours begin
  • Aug. 24: Immunization forms due
  • Aug. 24: Last day for students to withdraw from fall semester to avoid tuition and fee charges
  • Aug. 24 and 25: Face coverings distributed to off-campus students
  • Aug. 25: Hokies First peer mentee reception (via Zoom)
  • Aug. 27: First-Gen welcome reception with 1G@VT (via Zoom)
  • Aug. 28: Last day for students to add classes and to add or drop audit option

September 2020

  • Sept. 3: Fall Interfaith programs begin
  • Sept. 7: Labor Day (university closed, no classes; residence halls and dining centers will remain open; Housing and Residence Life offices are closed)
  • Sept. 18 – 20: Virtual Fall Family Weekend
  • Sept. 28 – Oct 1: Virtual Majors Fair

October 2020

  • Oct. 5: Last day for students to web drop an individual fall class without grade penalty
  • Oct. 5: Last day to change grade option from A-F to P/F. Visit University Registrar in 250 Student Services Building to process a grade change option.
  • Oct. 16-18: Fall break (no classes; however, residence halls and dining centers will remain open)
  • Oct. 19 Last day to apply for fall graduation in order to be included in the fall commencement bulletin
  • Oct. 20: Opening of web course request for spring 2021
  • Oct. 26: Last day for students to resign without grade penalty
  • Oct. 26: Last day to change grade option from P/F to A-F
  • Oct. 27: Close of web course request for spring 2021

November 2020

  • Nov. 8-14: First-Generation College Celebration Week
  • Nov. 18: Deadline for undergraduates to request rescheduling of final examinations that conflict or constitute a third exam in 24 hours (see your academic dean)
  • Nov. 21: Thanksgiving holiday begins (courses will resume via online instruction after holiday)
  • Nov. 28: Web drop/add begins for spring semester 2021
  • Nov. 29: Thanksgiving holiday ends
  • Nov. 30: All courses resume via online instruction (courses not held in person for remainder of term)

December 2020

  • Dec. 9: Last day to apply for W grade policy
  • Dec. 9: Classes End
  • Dec. 10: Reading Day
  • Dec. 11: Beginning of fall semester final examinations (final exams to be held online)
  • Dec. 16: Close of fall semester final examinations (inclement weather makeup is Dec. 17)
  • Dec. 18: University and Graduate School Commencement Ceremonies

Student Affairs is committed to doing whatever we can to support students' well-being and help them succeed. A gift of any size to the Hokie Family Annual Fund will have a positive impact on your student's experience at Virginia Tech. To give, visit our online giving page. For more information, contact Kelley Corvin at 540-231-5111 or SAadvancement@vt.edu.