Academic Calendar

This is the primary academic calendar for Vermont State University. There are separate academic calendars if you are in the Resort & Hospitality Management degree program or the Practical Nursing certificate program.

Fall 2023

Monday, August 21First day of classes
Monday, September 4No classes – Labor Day
Monday-Friday, October 2-6No classes – Fall break
Monday-Friday, November 20-24No classes – Thanksgiving break
Friday, December 8Last day of classes
Monday, December 11Reading Day (work day for full-time faculty)
Tuesday-Friday, December 12-15Final examination period

Winter Session 2024

  • Monday, January 2 – Saturday, January 20

Spring 2024

Monday, January 22First day of classes
Monday-Friday, February 26-March 1No classes – Winter break
Monday-Friday, April 8-12No classes – Spring break
Friday, May 10Last day of classes
Monday, May 13Reading Day (non-work day for faculty)
Tuesday-Friday, May 14-17Final examination period
Saturday, May 18Castleton commencement
Saturday, May 18Johnson commencement
Sunday, May 19Lyndon commencement
Saturday-Sunday, May 18-19Williston/Randolph commencements

Summer Sessions 2024

  • First session: Tuesday, May 28–Wednesday, July 3
  • Second session: Monday, July 8–Friday, August 16