2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar 2023-2024


Fall Semester 2023
 
  Tuesday August 1

Deadline for General Admissions for Fall 2023

www.bluefieldstate.edu/admissions

  Wednesday - Thursday August 2-3

Faculty Returns

All University Institute (9:00am)/Faculty Meetings (1:00pm)

Faculty Training - Concurrent Sessions

  Thursday - Friday August 3-4 Scheduling for New or Returning Students
  Monday August 7

Classes Begin for 16-Week and 1st 8-Week Compressed Session

Payment for Tuition & Fees Due

  Friday August 11

Last Day for Late Registration or Adding Classes 

 

  Monday August 14 Late Fee Applied to Non-Paid Students
 

Monday

August 21

ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION DEADLINE

  Monday - Friday August 28 - September 1 Midterm Exams for 1st 8-Week Compressed Session
  Friday September 1

Applications for Admissions to Allied Health opens

www.bluefieldstate.edu/admissions

  Monday September 4 Labor Day University Closed - No Classes
  Tuesday September 5

Midterm Grades due by Noon for 1st 8-Week Compressed Session

Report All Letter Grades

  Friday September 15 Last Day to Drop a Class in the 1st 8-Week Compressed Session
  Monday - Friday September 25 - 29

Final Exams for 1st 8-Week Compressed Session

Midterm Exams for 16-Week Term

  Monday October 2 2nd 8-Week Compressed Session begins
  Monday October 2

Final Grades due by noon for the 1st 8-Week Compressed Session

Midterm Grades due by noon for 16-Week Term

Report all letter grades.

  Monday October 9
 

ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION DEADLINE

for 2nd 8-Week Compressed Session

  Monday - Friday October 16 - 20 Pre-registration for Winter Intersession and Spring 2024 opens for currently enrolled students
  Monday - Friday October 23-27 Midterm Exams for 2nd 8-Week Compressed Session
  Monday October 30

Registration for Winter Intersession and Spring 2024 open to all students

Deadline for International Student General Admission

bluefieldstate.edu/admissions

  Tuesday October 31 Midterm Grades due by noon for 2nd 8-Week Compressed Session
  Friday November 3

Last Day to Drop a class & receive a grade of “W,” Officially Withdraw from the University

Spring 2024 Graduation Applications Due 

  Wednesday November 15 Last Day of Classes
  Thursday - Wednesday November 16 - 22 Final Exams
  Thursday - Friday November 23 - 24 Thanksgiving Holiday - University Closed - No Classes
  Monday November 27

Final Grades due by 10:00am

       
Winter Intersession 2023-2024
5-Week Term
  Monday November 27

First Day of Classes

Payment of Tuition & Fees are due

  Wednesday November 29 Last Day for Registration or Adding Classes
 

Thursday

November 30

 

Attendance Verification Deadline

 

  Friday December 15

Last Day to Drop a Class & receive a grade of “W,” Officially Withdraw from the University

    December 25-January 1 Campus Closed
  Tuesday-Friday December 26-29 Classes Continued Winter Intersession
  Friday December 29

Last Day of Classes

  Saturday December 30 Final Exams
  Tuesday January 2

Campus Re-Opens

Outstanding balances must be paid before Spring 2024 classes begin

  Wednesday January 3

Final Grades Due by noon

 

       
Spring Semester 2024
 
  Tuesday January 2

Campus Opens

  Wednesday January 3

 

Faculty Returns All University Institute

 

  Thursday - Friday January 4-5 Scheduling for New or Returning Students
  Monday January 8

First Day of Classes (16-Week and 1st 8-Week Compressed Session)

Payment of Tuition & Fees are due

  Friday January 12

Last Day for Registration or Adding Classes

  Monday January 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

University Closed - NO CLASSES

  Tuesday January 16 Late Fees applied to Non-Paid students
 

Monday

 

January 22

ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION DEADLINE

  Monday - Friday January 29 - February 2 Midterm Exams for 1st 8-Week Compressed Session
  Monday February 5 Midterm Grades due by noon 1st 8-Week Compressed Session - Report All Letter Grades
  Friday February 16 Last Day to Drop a class in the 1st 8-Week Compressed Session
  Monday-Friday February 26 - March 1

Final Exams for 1st 8-Week Session

Midterm Exams for 16-Week Term

  Monday March 4 2nd 8-Week Compressed Session begins
  Monday March 4

Final Grades due for 1st 8-Week Session

Midterm Grades due by noon for 16-Week Term

Report all letter grades

  Monday - Friday March 4-8 Pre-Registration for Summer and Fall 2024 opens for currently enrolled students
  Monday March 11

ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION DEADLINE

2nd 8-Weeks Session

  Thursday - Sunday March 14-17

Spring Break - No Classes

  Monday March 18

Classes Resume

Summer and Fall 2024 Registration Opens

 

  Monday - Friday March 25-29 Mid-Term Exams for 2nd 8-Weeks Session
  Friday March 29

Last Day to Drop a Class and Receive a Grade of “W” or Officially withdraw from the university

Fall 2023 Graduation Applications Due

  Monday April 1 Mid-Term Grades Due by Noon for 2nd 8-Weeks Session
  Friday April 19 Last Day of Classes
  Monday - Friday April 22-26 Final Exams
  Saturday April 27 Commencement Ceremony
  Monday April 29

Final Grades Due by Noon

       
Summer Sessions 2024
 
First Summer and Ten-Week Terms 
  Monday May 13

Classes Begin for 10-Week and I Summer Sessions

Payment of Tuition & Fees due

  Thursday  May 16

Last Day for Registration or Adding Classes

ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION DEADLINE

  Monday May 20 Late Fee applied to Non-Paid Student Accounts
   Monday May 27

Memorial Day

University Closed-No Classes

  Friday May 31 Classes meet to make up for Memorial Day
  Saturday June 1

Deadline for International Student General Admission

bluefieldstate.edu/admissions

  Friday June 7 Last Day to Drop a  I Summer Session class
  Friday June 14 Final Exams for I Summer Session
  Monday June 17 Final Grades due by noon for I Summer Session
       
Second Summer and Ten-Week Terms
  Tuesday June 18

First Day of Classes II Summer Session

Payment of Tuition & Fees

  Friday June 21

Last Day for Registration or Adding Classes

ATTENDANCE VERIFICATION DEADLINE

  Monday June 24 Late Fee applied to Non-Paid Student Accounts
  Thursday July 4

July 4th 

University Closed - No Classes

  Friday July 12 Last Day to Drop a 10-Week or II Summer Session class 
  Friday July 19 Final Exams for Summer II or 10-Weeks Session
  Monday July 22 Final Grades due by noon