Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

VMI Institute Calendar 2023-2024

VMI grounds in different seasons

Critical Dates and Academic Calendar

First Semester - Fall 2023

Event Date
New Cadets Matriculate (Cameron Hall) Sat, 19 Aug
Old Corps Returns Sat (2200), 26 Aug
Registration Mon, 28 Aug
Classes Begin Tue, 29 Aug
Last Day for Curriculum and Course Changes Tue, 5 Sept at 1600
1st Fall Reunion Fri-Sat, 22-23 Sept
Fall FTX Fri (CAD)-Sun, 6-8 Oct
Family Weekend Fri-Sun, 20-22 Oct
2nd Fall Reunion Fri-Sat, 27-28 Oct
Founders Day (No Classes) Fri, 10 Nov
Ring Figure Fri, 17 Nov
Thanksgiving Furlough 18 Nov (CMD) to 26 Nov (2200)
Classes End Thurs, 14 Dec
Reading Day Fri, 15 Dec
Exams Sat-Thurs, 16-21 Dec
December Joint Commissioning Ceremony Wed, 20 Dec
December Commencement Thurs, 21 Dec
Christmas Furlough begins Thurs (CAD), 21 Dec


Second Semester - Spring 2024

Event Date
Christmas Furlough ends Sun (2200), 14 Jan
Registration Mon, 15 Jan
Classes Begin Tue, 16 Jan
Last Day for Curriculum and Course Changes Tue, 23 Jan
Spring Furlough Fri (CAD)-Mon (2200), 22 Mar - 1 Apr
Spring FTX Fri (CAD) - Tue, 5-9 Apr
1st Spring Reunion Mon-Tue, 15-16 Apr
2nd Spring Reunion Fri-Sat, 26-27 Apr
Classes End Fri, 3 May
Reading Day Mon, 6 May
Exams Tue-Sat, 7-11 May
Commencement To Be Determined


Class Changes:

First Semester Second Semester:

No Classes Wednesday, 6 September

No Classes Tuesday, 17 October

Friday Classes will meet on Thursday, 9 November

No Classes Friday, 10 November - Founder’s Day

Monday Classes meet on Thursday, 1 February

Monday Classes meet, Friday, 23 February

No Classes Wednesday, 6 March

No Classes Monday & Tuesday, 8-9 April - Spring FTX


NOTE: Dates are subject to change.                    

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