Important Dates & Calendar
Important Dates, Deadlines, and Events
There are many important financial aid dates and deadlines throughout the academic year. It is important to know these dates so you can avoid penalties and access your financial aid in a timely manner.
In addition, the PVCC Financial Aid Office may hold workshops for current and prospective students on a variety of topics relating to the financial aid process. Please watch your student email and the calendar below for the dates & times of these workshops.
The 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Virginia Alternative State Aid (VASA) applications for the next academic year starting with the Fall (August) 2024 semester becomes available.
The current 2023-2024 FAFSA and VASA applications are available now for the Fall 2023, Spring 2024, and Summer 2024 semesters. PVCC's school code is 009928.
The Academic Calendar has all the important dates needed on it for a given semester. These dates include registration, payment deadlines, drop dates and holidays. Click the button below t view the full Academic Calendar.
Dropping and Withdrawing from Classes
Speak with a financial aid advisor before dropping or withdrawing from class to discuss the potential impact it may have on your financial aid. More information can be found here. The dates to drop or withdraw from a course either with a refund or with a grade of W are listed below.
|Fall Semester 2023|
|Sessions||16 Week||12 Week||First 8 Week||Second 8 Week|
|Last day to drop a course with a refund||9/7||9/25||8/29||10/26|
|Last day to drop a course with a grade of "W"||10/30||11/8||9/25||11/27|
Bookstore Charge Period
You can use financial aid at the bookstore during the bookstore charge period. This begins approximately 10 days before the start of each semester. Check our website on using aid at the bookstore for more information.