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Official UVM Academic Calendar for 2019-20

Fall 2019*
Events Dates Days of Week
First Day of Classes Aug 26 M
Last Day to Add Classes without Instructor Permission Aug 30 F
Labor Day Holiday Sep 2 M
Add/Drop, Pass/No Pass, Audit Deadline1 Sep 9 M
Fall Recess Oct 14 M
Last Day to Withdraw1 Oct 28 M
Thanksgiving Recess Nov 25-29 M-F
Last Day of Classes Dec 6 F
Reading Days2 Dec 7,8,11 Sa,Su,W
Exam Period Dec 9-13 M-F
Exam Days2 Dec 9,10,12,13 M,T,R,F
  1. Refund policies vary. 
  2. Evening classes may have final exams scheduled during reading days.
Winter Session 2020
Events Dates Days of Week
First Day of Classes Dec 26 R
Last Day of Classes Jan 10 F

Find out more about winter session.

Spring 2020*
Events Dates Days of Week
First Day of Classes Jan 13 M
Last Day to Add Classes without Instructor Permission Jan 17 F
Martin Luther King Holiday Jan 20 M
Add/Drop, Pass/No Pass, Audit Deadline1 Jan 27 M
Presidents' Day Holiday Feb 17 M
Town Meeting Day Recess Mar 3 T
Spring Recess Mar 9-13 M-F
Last Day to Withdraw1 Mar 27 F
Honors Day Apr 17 F
Last Day of Classes May 1 F
Reading Days2 May 2,3,6 Sa,Su,W
Exam Period May 4-8 M-F
Exam Days2 May 4,5,7,8 M,T,R,F
Commencement - Graduate May 16 Sa
Commencement - Undergraduate May 17 Su
Commencement - Medical May 17 Su
  1. Refund policies vary. 
  2. Evening classes may have final exams scheduled during reading days.
Summer 2020*
Events Dates Days of Week
First Day of Classes May 18 M
Memorial Day Holiday May 25 M
Fourth of July Holiday (observed) Jul 3 F
Last Day of Classes Aug 7 F

* Approved by the Faculty Senate April 13, 2015