Academic Calendars | Thomas Nelson Community College

Academic Calendars

In a move to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 amid a surging new variant, Thomas Nelson (becoming Virginia Peninsula Community College) is switching most of its classes from in-person to virtual for the first two weeks of spring semester. Read more.

The academic calendar provides important dates including registration, tuition deadlines, exam schedules and when you get to take some time off for a holiday.

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall 2021

  • 16-Week Session: August 23-December 17
  • 12-Week Session: September 21-December 17
  • 8-Week 1 Session: August 23-October 18
  • 8-Week 2 Session: October 20-December 17
  • 5-Week 1 Session: August 23-September 25
  • 5-Week 2 Session: September 29-Novemer 1
  • 5-Week 3 Session: November 10-December 17
  • 4-Week 1 Session: August 23–September 18
  • 4-Week 2 Session: September 21–October 18
  • 4-Week 3 Session: October 20–November 16
  • 4-Week 4 Session: November 18–December 17
  • Exam Schedule

Spring 2022

  • 16-Week Session: January 10-May 7
  • 12-Week Session: February 7-May 7
  • 8-Week 1 Session: January 10-March 5
  • 8-Week 2 Session: March 14-May 7
  • 5-Week 1 Session: January 10-February 14
  • 5-Week 2 Session: February 21-April 2
  • 5-Week 3 Session:April 5-May 7
  • 4-Week 1 Session: January 10–February 7
  • 4-Week 2 Session: February 9–March 5
  • 4-Week 3 Session: March 14–April 9
  • 4-Week 4 Session: April 12–May 7
  • Exam Schedule

Summer 2022

  • 10-Week Session: May 16-July 25
  • 8-Week Session: May 23-July 18
  • 5-Week 1 Session: May 16-June 20
  • 5-Week 2 Session: June 21-July 25

2022-2023 Academic Year

Fall 2022

  • 16-Week Session: August 22 – December 17
  • 12-Week Session: September 20 – December 17
  • 8-Week 1: August 22 – October 17
  • 8-Week 2: October 19 – December 17
  • 5-Week 1: August 22 – September 26
  • 5-Week 2: September 28 – November 1
  • 5-Week 3: November 3 – December 10
  • 4-Week 1: August 22 – September 19
  • 4-Week 2: September 21 - October 18
  • 4-Week 3: October 20 – November 16
  • 4-Week 4: November 17 – December 17

Spring 2023

  • 16-Week Session: January 9-May 6
  • 12-Week Session: February 7-May 8
  • 8-Week 1 Session: January 9-March 4
  • 8-Week 2 Session: March 13-May 6
  • 5-Week 1 Session: January 9- February 13
  • 5-Week 2 Session: February 20-April 1
  • 5-Week 3 Session: April 4-May 8
  • 4-Week 1 Session: January 9-February 6
  • 4-Week 2 Session: February 8-March 4
  • 4-Week 3 Session: March 13-April 8
  • 4-Week 4 Session: April 11-May 8

Summer 2023

  • 10-Week Session: May 22-August 1
  • 8-Week Session: June 5 –August 1
  • 5 Week 1 Session: May 22-June 26
  • 5 Week 2 Session: June 29-August 1

2020-2021 Academic Year

2019-2020 Academic Year

2018-2019 Academic Year