MN, MSN, and DNP: 2020-2021

FALL 2020

Date Event
August 17 – 21 (Mon – Friday) Virtual PhD student orientation and intensive
August 19, 20  (Wed -Thurs) Virtual MSN Pre-Specialty Level New Student Orientation
August 19, 20 (Wed - Thurs) Virtual ASN-MSN Level New student orientation
August 21 (Fri) Virtual Pre-Specialty Level 1st day of class
August 21 (Fri) Virtual ASN-MSN Level classes begin
August 24 (Mon) Virtual MSN Specialty Level orientations (BSN and MSN entry) and classes begin
  Important: Please check your specialty class schedule for specific information on start dates for required classes
August 31 – Sept. 3 (Mon - Thurs) Virtual DNP student orientation and intensive
September 7 (Mon) Labor Day – no VUSN Classes
October 3 (Sat) MSN and DNP Fall Open House
November 20 (Fri) Last Day of On-Campus classes
November 21– November 29 (Sat – Sun) Thanksgiving Break
December 11 (Friday) Last Day of Fall Semester
December 11 (Friday) December Pinning Ceremony

SPRING 2021

Date Event
January 4 (Mon)

First day of Spring semester for  Specialty courses

Important: Please check your specialty class schedule for specific information on start dates for required classes
January 11 - 14 (Mon – Thurs)

First day of Spring Semester for  PreSpecialty, DNP, and    PhD Courses;  PhD and DNP Intensive

January 18 (Mon) MLK Holiday for all students – No VUSN Classes
March – Date TBA MSN and DNP Spring Open House
April 23 (Fri) Last Day of Spring Semester

SUMMER 2021

Date Event
May 4 (Tuesday) First day of summer senester for specialty courses

Important: Please check your specialty class schedule for specific information on start dates for required classes
May 20 (Thursday) End of student change period
June 11 (Friday) Last day to withdraw with a 'W'
July 31 (Saturday)  Last day of summer semester