Special announcement

Due to water system failure, Germanna’s Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper will remain closed until further notice. We will provide an updated status on Sunday, Aug. 25th. All other GCC locations will remain open during normal business hours.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar includes information about registration dates and withdraw deadlines, holiday closings,  and other important dates for Germanna’s current and upcoming semesters.

Fall 2019

Web and in-person registration: April 1 – Oct. 29

Apply to participate in Fall Graduation by: Sept. 30

Apply to participate in Spring Graduation by: Jan. 31

Fall Graduation: TBA

Grades due: Dec. 17 at 12 a.m.

  • 15-week term

    Aug. 21
    Classes begin

    Aug. 23
    Last day to add

    Sept. 2
    Labor Day (College closed)

    Sept. 9
    Last day to drop with a refund

    Oct. 4
    Convocation/Student Reading Day (no classes)

    Oct. 26
    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
    Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)

    Dec. 9
    Classes end

    Final examinations
    Dec. 10 – Dec. 16

  • 12-week session

    Sept. 11
    Classes begin

    Sept. 13
    Last day to add

    Sept. 26
    Last day to drop with a refund

    Oct. 4
    Convocation/Student Reading Day (no classes)

    Nov 4
    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
    Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)

    Dec. 8
    Classes end

    Final examinations
    Dec. 10 – Dec. 16

  • 1st 7 week session

    Aug. 21
    Classes begin

    Aug. 23
    Last day to add

    Sept. 2
    Labor Day (College closed)

    Aug. 29
    Last day to drop with a refund

    Oct. 4
    Convocation/Student Reading Day (no classes)

    Sept. 22
    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Oct. 14
    Classes end

    Final examinations
    During last scheduled class

  • 2nd 7 week session

    Oct. 16.
    Classes begin

    Oct. 18
    Last day to add

    Oct. 24
    Last day to drop with a refund

    Nov. 13
    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
    Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)

    Dec. 8
    Classes end

    Final examinations
    During last scheduled class

  • 1st 4-week session

    Aug. 26
    Classes begin

    Aug. 25
    Last day to add

    Sept. 2
    Labor Day (College closed)

    Aug. 30
    Last day to drop with a refund

    Sept. 11
    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Sept. 23
    Classes end

    Final Examinations
    During last scheduled class

  • 2nd 4-week session

    Sept. 30
    Classes begin

    Sept. 29
    Last day to add

    Oct. 7
    Last day to drop with a refund

    Oct. 4
    Convocation/Student Reading Day (no classes)

    Oct. 15
    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Oct. 26
    Classes end

    Final examinations
    During last scheduled class

  • 3rd 4-week session

    Oct. 30
    Classes begin

    Oct. 29
    Last day to add

    Nov. 4
    Last day to drop with a refund

    Nov. 14
    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Nov. 26
    Classes end

    Final examinations
    During last scheduled class

Spring 2020

Web and in-person registration: October 1, 2019 – March 29, 2020

Apply to participate in Spring Graduation by: January 31, 2020

Apply to participate in Summer Graduation by: May 31, 2020

Spring Graduation: Tentative

Grades due: May 5, 2020 at 12 p.m.

  • 15-week term

    15-week term

    Classes begin

    Jan. 13

    Last day to add

    Jan. 15

    MLK Day (college closed)

    Jan. 20

    Last day to drop with a refund

    Jan. 29

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    March 22

    Spring break (no classes)

    March 9 – March 15

    Classes end

    April 27

    Final examinations

    April 28 – May 4

  • 12-week session

    12-week session

    Classes begin

    Feb. 3

    Last day to add

    Feb. 5

    Last day to drop with a refund

    Feb. 17

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    March 30

    Spring break (no classes)

    March 9 – March 15

    Classes end

    April 26

    Final examinations

    April 27 – May 3

  • 1st 7-week session

    1st 7-week session

    Classes begin

    Jan. 13

    Last day to add

    Jan. 15

    MLK Day (college closed)

    Jan. 20

    Last day to drop with a refund

    Jan. 21

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Feb. 11

    Classes end

    March 2

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 2nd 7-week session

    2nd 7-week session

    Classes begin

    March 16

    Last day to add

    March 18

    Last day to drop with a refund

    March 23

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    April 13

    Classes end

    May 3

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 1st 4-week session

    1st 4-week session

    Classes begin

    Jan. 13

    Last day to add

    Jan. 12

    MLK Day (college closed)

    Jan. 20

    Last day to drop with a refund

    Jan. 17

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    Jan. 29

    Classes end

    Feb. 10

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 2nd 4-week session

    2nd 4-week session

    Classes begin

    Feb. 17

    Last day to add

    Feb. 16

    Last day to drop with a refund

    Feb. 21

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    March 3

    Spring Break (no classes)

    March 9 – March 15

    Classes end

    March 22

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 3rd 4-week session

    3rd 4-week session

    Classes begin

    March 30

    Last day to add

    March 29

    Last day to drop with a refund

    April 3

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    April 14

    Classes end

    April 26

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

Summer 2020

Web and in-person registration: March 1, 2020 – July 5, 2020

Apply to participate in Fall Graduation by: September 30, 2020

Grades due: August 10, 2020 at 12 p.m.

  • 10-week session

    10-week session

    Classes begin

    May 26

    Last day to add

    May 25

    Last day to drop with a refund

    June 8

    Memorial Day (college closed)

    May 25

    No classes

    June 30 – July 5

    Independence Day (college closed)

    July 3 – July 5

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    July 9

    Classes end

    Aug. 8

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 8-week session

    8-week session

    Classes begin

    June 9

    Last day to add

    June 8

    Last day to drop with a refund

    June 18

    Memorial Day (college closed)

    May 25

    No classes

    June 30 – July 5

    Independence Day (college closed)

    July 3 – July 5

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    July 14

    Classes end

    Aug. 8

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 1st 5-week session

    1st 5-week session

    Classes begin

    May 26

    Last day to add

    May 25

    Last day to drop with a refund

    June 1

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    June 15

    Classes end

    June 29

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 2nd 5-week session

    2nd 5-week session

    Classes begin

    July 6

    Last day to add

    July 5

    Last day to drop with a refund

    July 13

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    July 25

    Classes end

    Aug 8

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 1st 4-week session

    1st 4-week session

    Classes begin

    June 1

    Last day to add

    May 31

    Last day to drop with a refund

    June 8

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    June 16

    Classes end

    June 27

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

  • 2nd 4-week session

    2nd 4-week session

    Classes begin

    July 6

    Last day to add

    July 5

    Last day to drop with a refund

    July 13

    No classes

    June 30 – July 5

    Last day to withdraw without academic penalty

    July 21

    Classes end

    Aug. 1

    Final examinations

    During last scheduled class

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