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Important Dates

The Office of the Registrar at Radford University maintains a comprehensive listing of important upcoming dates and deadlines. Below is a listing of the fall and spring semester dates. For more detailed information please visit the Academic Calendar online.

Fall Semester

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

  2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Residence Halls open  8/23-8/24 8/22-8/23 8/28-8/29 8/26-8/27 8/25-8/26
Fall classes begin  8/26 (M) 8/25 (M) 8/31 (M) 8/29 (M) 8/28 (M)
Labor Day - Classes in Session 9/2 (M) 9/1 (M) 9/7 (M) 9/5 (M) 9/4 (M)
Last day for UG students to Add/Drop  9/1* (Su) 8/31* (Su) 9/6* (Su) 9/4* (Su) 9/3* (Su)
Last day to Change P/F or Audit Options 9/9 (M) 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for GR students to Add/Drop 9/9 (M) 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Census Date
9/9 (M) 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day to withdraw with a full tuition refund
9/9 (M) 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for GR students to apply for Fall Graduation 9/9 (M) 9/8 (M) 9/14 (M) 9/12 (M) 9/11 (M)
Last day for UG to apply for Spring Graduation 9/13 (F) 9/12 (F) 9/18 (F) 9/16 (F) 9/15 (F)
Mid-Semester grades due by 10:00 a.m. 10/9 (W) 10/8 (W) 10/14 (W) 10/12 (W) 10/11 (W)
Family Weekend 10/18-10/20 10/10-10/12 TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W" 10/18 (F) 10/17 (F) 10/23 (F) 10/21 (F) 10/20 (F)
Registration for Spring semester begins 11/4 (M)
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from the University (all classes) with a  grade of "W" 11/12 (T) 11/11 (T) 11/17 (T) 11/15 (T) 11/14 (T)
Thanksgiving break 11/23-12/1 11/22-11/30 11/21-11/29 11/19-11/27 11/18-11/26
Last day of classes 12/6 (F) 12/5 (F) 12/11 (F) 12/9 (F) 12/8 (F)
Fall Exams 12/9-12/12 12/8-12/11 12/14-12/17 12/12-12/15 12/11-12/14
Winter Commencement 12/14 (Sa) 12/13 (Sa) 12/19 (Sa) 12/17 (Sa) 12/16 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 12/16 (M) 12/15 (M) 12/21 (M) 12/19 (M) 12/18 (M)

Spring Semester

  2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
Residence Halls open  1/19 (Su) 1/18 (Su) 1/17 (Su) 1/15 (Su) 1/14 (Su)
Martin Luther King Day - Classes NOT in session  1/20 (M) 1/19 (M) 1/18 (M) 1/16 (M) 1/15 (M)
Spring classes begin 1/21 (T) 1/20 (T) 1/19 (T) 1/17 (T) 1/16 (T)
Last day for UG students to Add/Drop 1/27 (M) 1/26 (M) 1/25 (M)
1/23 (M) 1/22 (M)
Last day to change P/F or Audit options 2/4 (T) 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Last day for GR students to Add/Drop 2/4 (T) 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Census Date 2/4 (T) 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Last day to withdraw with a full tuition refund 2/4 (T) 2/3 (T) 2/2 (T) 1/31 (T) 1/30 (T)
Homecoming Weekend TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
Last day for UG to apply for Fall Graduation 2/7 (F) 2/6 (F) 2/5 (F) 2/3 (F) 2/2 (F)
Last day for GR students to apply for Spring Graduation 2/3 (M) 2/2 (M) 2/1 (M) 1/30 (M) 1/29 (M)
Mid-Semester grades due by 10:00 a.m. 3/5 (W) 3/4 (W) 3/2 (W) 3/1 (W) 2/28 (W)
Spring Break (Sat. - Sun.) 3/8-3/16 3/7-3/15 3/5-3/13 3/4-3/12 3/3-3/11
Registration for Fall semester begins 4/7
TBA TBA TBA TBA
Last day to withdraw from one or more (but not all) classes with a grade of "W" 3/21 (F) 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" 4/15 (T) 4/14 (T) 4/12 (T) 4/11 (T) 4/10 (T)
Last day of classes 5/2 (F) 5/1 (F) 4/29 (F) 4/28 (F) 4/27 (F)
Spring Exams 5/5-5/8 5/4-5/7 5/2-5/5 5/1-5/4 4/30-5/3
Spring Commencement 5/10 (Sa) 5/9 (Sa) 5/7 (Sa) 5/6 (Sa) 5/5 (Sa)
Grades due by 10:00 a.m. 5/12 (M) 5/11 (M) 5/9 (M) 5/8 (M) 5/7 (M)

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