Winter 2021 Academic Calendar Download Calendar

Event Date
Registration Drop and Add March 16 - January 26
Payment Deadline December 18 by 5:00 pm
Classes Begin January 19
100% Tuition Refund Deadline January 26 by 5:00 pm
Last Day to Add, Register, or Pay January 26 by 5:00 pm
Last day for Credit/No Credit Changes January 29 by 5:00 pm
75% Tuition Refund Deadline February 12 by 5:00 pm
Mid-term Evaluations March 1-5
Mid-term Grades Due from Faculty March 9 by 12:00 pm
Break Date (no classes will be held and no assignments will be due) March 10
Mid-term Grades Available to Students March 11
Break Date (no classes will be held and no assignments will be due) April 1
Drop with a "W" Grade Deadline April 9 by 5:00 pm
Classes End April 24
Examination Week April 26 - May 1
Commencement April 30 - May 1
Semester Ends May 1
Grades Due from Faculty May 4 by 12:00 pm
Grades Available to Students May 6

Tuition refunds are based on the difference between the amount paid and the amount due for credits remaining after courses are dropped. The block tuition rate may result in a smaller or no refund being available for dropping a course.

Visit our calendars page for past and future semester dates and the registration calendar.

Grand Valley State University offers students the ability to take 15 credits for the same cost as 12 credits

For questions regarding the refund schedule for part of term classes, please contact our office at (616) 331-3327 or email regdept@gvsu.edu

Winter 2021 Final Exam Schedule

Winter examination periods are scheduled on the basis of the first lecture of the week for the course. Courses not fitting this schedule will have examinations arranged by the instructor in consultation with the Dean's Office.

For exam schedule conflicts such as three or more exams on the same day, students should contact their professors for possible alternate exam times. Questions about the examination policy should be directed to Dr. Suzeanne Benet (benets@gvsu.edu), Provost Office.

Class Held

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Class Time Exam
Monday at 8:00 am Monday, April 26, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Monday at 8:30 am Monday, April 26, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Monday at 9:00 am Wednesday, April 28, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Monday at 9:30 am Wednesday, April 28, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Monday at 10:00 am Monday, April 26, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Monday at 10:30 am Monday, April 26, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Monday at 11:00 am Wednesday, April 28, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Monday at 11:30 am Wednesday, April 28, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Monday at 12:00 pm Wednesday, April 28, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Monday at 12:30 pm Wednesday, April 28, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Monday at 1:00 pm Monday, April 26, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Monday at 1:30 pm Monday, April 26, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Monday at 2:00 pm Wednesday, April 28, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Monday at 2:30 pm Wednesday, April 28, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Monday at 3:00 pm Monday, April 26, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Monday at 3:30 pm Monday, April 26, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Monday at 4:00 pm Wednesday, April 28, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Monday at 4:30 pm Wednesday, April 28, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Monday at 5:00 pm Monday, April 26, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Class Time Exam
Tuesday at 8:00 am Thursday, April 29, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Tuesday at 8:30 am Thursday, April 29, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Tuesday at 9:00 am Tuesday, April 27, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Tuesday at 9:30 am Tuesday, April 27, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Tuesday at 10:00 am Thursday, April 29, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Tuesday at 10:30 am Thursday, April 29, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Tuesday at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 27, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Tuesday at 11:30 am Tuesday, April 27, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Tuesday at 12:00 pm Thursday, April 29, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Tuesday at 12:30 pm Thursday, April 29, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Tuesday at 1:00 pm Tuesday, April 27, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Tuesday at 1:30 pm Tuesday, April 27, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Tuesday at 2:00 pm Thursday, April 29, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Tuesday at 2:30 pm Thursday, April 29, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Tuesday at 3:00 pm Tuesday, April 27, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Tuesday at 3:30 pm Tuesday, April 27, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Tuesday at 4:00 pm Tuesday, April 27, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Tuesday at 4:30 pm Tuesday, April 27, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Tuesday at 5:00 pm Thursday, April 29, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Class Time Exam
Wednesday at 8:00 am Friday, April 30, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Wednesday at 8:30 am Friday, April 30, 8:00 am - 9:50 am
Wednesday at 12:00 pm Friday, April 30, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Wednesday at 12:30 pm Friday, April 30, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Wednesday at 1:00 pm Friday, April 30, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Wednesday at 1:30 pm Friday, April 30, 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Wednesday at 2:00 pm Friday, April 30, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Wednesday at 2:30 pm Friday, April 30, 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Wednesday at 3:00 pm Friday, April 30, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Wednesday at 3:30 pm Friday, April 30, 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
Class Time Exam
Friday at 9:00 am Friday, April 30, 10:00 am - 11:50 am
Friday at 1:30 pm Friday, April 30, 8:00 am - 9:50 am

Guidance on how different types of sections (Face-to-Face, Online-Synchronous, Hybrid, Staggered Hybrid/Hyflex, and Online-Asynchronous) impact the final exam schedule can be found here.

Note: If your examination time does not appear above, it will be announced in class by your instructor after the beginning of the semester.

Evening Classes: Final examinations for evening classes (those beginning 5:30 p.m. or later) will be held on the first regular meeting time during the final examination period. Note that classes which begin at 5:30 p.m. will begin their exams at 6:00 p.m.

Saturday Classes: Final examinations will be held during the regular meeting time.

Common Exams: Some courses with multiple sections hold common exams outside of the schedule noted above. The instructor will announce the examination time in class.