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IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS DEADLINES

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Admissions completion deadline for all Spring 2017 applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified.

Thursday, December 1, 2016
Application completion deadline for early action for Fall 2017; materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for early action.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Admissions completion deadline for all Fall 2017 incoming freshmen applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Deadline to submit Honors Program application (first-time freshmen only)

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Admissions completion deadline for all Fall 2017 incoming transfer applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application.

Monday, May 1, 2017
Enrollment fee priority deadline for Fall 2017 (all payments received after May 1 will be processed as space remains available in those programs)

Monday, May 1, 2017
Recommended admissions completion deadline for international applicants requiring a student visa for the Fall 2017 semester

Saturday, July 1, 2017
Recommended deadline for Fall 2017 international applicants to complete enrollment process

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Recommended deadline for Spring 2018 international applicants

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Admissions completion deadline for all Spring 2018 applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified.

Complete 2016-17 Timeline

2016

Saturday, October 1
Recommended admissions completion deadline for international applicants requiring a student visa for the Spring 2017 semester

Financial Aid first date for submitting 2017-2018 FAFSA application

Tuesday, November 1
Admissions completion deadline for all Spring 2017 applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified. 

Thursday, December 1
Application completion deadline for early action for Fall 2017; materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for early action.

2017

Thursday, January 5
Residence hall check-in for new students, Spring 2017

Thursday, January 5-6
Orientation for new students, Spring 2017 

Monday, January 9
Undergraduate and Graduate Spring 2017 classes begin

Wednesday, January 11 - Tuesday, January 24
Course adjustment period

Saturday, January 14
SVA Visit Days: High School Seniors 

Friday, January 15
Optimal filing date for submitting FAFSA forms for early decision for Fall 2017

Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, College closed

Wednesday, February 1
Admissions completion deadline for all Fall 2017 incoming freshmen applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application. Only scholarship recipients are notified. 

Enrollment fee recommended deadline for applicants accepted on early action basis for Fall 2017.

Optimal filing deadline for new students to submit financial aid FAFSA forms to processor for 2017-2018 financial aid.

Wednesday, February 15
Honors program application deadline (first-time freshmen only)

Wednesday, March 1
Admissions completion deadline for all Fall 2017 incoming transfer applicants for the Silas H. Rhodes Scholarship program; all application materials must be postmarked by this date in order to be considered for scholarship. There is no scholarship application.

Friday, March 10
Staff holiday, College closed

Monday, May 1
Due date for Summer 2017 tuition

Enrollment fee priority deadline for Fall 2017 (all payments received after May 1 will be processed as space remains available in those programs)

Recommended admissions completion deadline for international applicants requiring a student visa for the Fall 2017 semester

Monday, May 29
Memorial Day, College closed

Friday, June 30
Financial Aid final date for submitting 2017-18 FAFSA application

Saturday, July 1
Recommended date that Fall 2017 international applicants complete enrollment process

Tuesday, August 1
Due date for Fall 2017 semester tuition; after this date, applicants must receive financial clearance from Student Accounts to register.

Monday, September 4
Labor Day Holiday, SVA Closed

Tuesday, September 5
Undergraduate and graduate Fall 2017 classes begin

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