Opening and Closing Information
Information for 2014-15 Academic Year
Returning for fall semester: Check-in for returning students is scheduled for Sunday, August 24, through Tuesday, August 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Co-curricular Life Office (CCL).
Thanksgiving Holiday: Thanksgiving vacation begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Residence areas close at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, and reopen at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 30. The first meal served will be dinner on Sunday, Nov. 30. Classes resume at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1.
Semester Break: The final exam period is Sunday, Dec. 14-Friday, Dec. 19. Residence areas close at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. (Students are expected to communicate with their RAs regarding departure plans and should vacate campus within 24 hours following their last exam.)
Spring Semester: Residence areas reopen for residents returning for the spring semester at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015; the first meal served will be lunch that day. Classes begin on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Spring Vacation: Spring vacation begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 6. Residence areas close at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 7, and reopen at 8 a.m. Sunday, March 15. The first meal served will be dinner on March 15. Classes resume at 8:30 a.m. Monday, March 16.
End of Year: The final exam period is Friday, May 8-Wednesday, May 13. Residence areas close at 5 p.m Thursday, May 14 for underclasswomen, except for those approved by the director of Residence Life to remain on campus for commencement.
Questions should be directed to the Office of Residence Life at (434) 381-6420 or [email protected]
There will be shuttle service to (12/17-12/20) and from (1/20) the Lynchburg airport, bus and train stations.
The deadline to sign up for shuttle service is Friday, Dec. 12, at 9 a.m.
Please contact Amy Payne in the Office of Spiritual Life at (434) 381-6103 or [email protected] if you have any questions or would like more information.