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SUMMER 2016

March 15

Tuesday

Early Registration for Summer Semester Begins

April 1

Friday

Early Registration for Fall Semester Begins

May 2

Monday

Last Day for Pre-Registered Students to Pay Tuition for Summer Semester

May 30

Monday

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

July 4

Monday

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

July 6

Wednesday

Graduation application deadline

10 Week Summer Session (May 23-August 1)

May 23

Monday

Classes Begin

May 26

Thursday

Last Day to Add Classes

May 30

Monday

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

June 6

Monday

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

July 4

Monday

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

July 5

Tuesday

Last Day to Withdraw Without Academic Penalty and Receive a “W”

August 1

Monday

Classes End

 

 

Final Exams (NOTE: Day and Evening class exams will be given atthe last class meeting)

August 3

Wednesday

Grades Due from Faculty (3:00 p.m.)

August 5

Friday

Grades Available Online for Students (5:00 p.m.)

 1st FIVE WEEK SESSION (May 23-June 27)

May 23

Monday

Classes Begin

May 24

Tuesday

Last Day to Add a Class

May 30

Monday

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

May 31

Tuesday

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

June 10

Friday

Last Day to Withdraw Without Academic Penalty and Receive a “W”

June 27

Monday

Classes End

 

 

Final Exams (NOTE: Day and Evening class exams will be given atthe last class meeting)

June 29

Wednesday

Grades Due from Faculty (3:00 p.m.)

June 30

Thursday

Grades Available Online for Students (5:00 p.m.)

2nd FIVE WEEK SESSION (July 5-August 8)

July 5

Tuesday

Classes Begin

July 6

Wednesday

Last Day to Add a Class

July 12

Tuesday

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

July 25

Monday

Last Day to Withdraw Without Academic Penalty and Receive a “W”

August 8

Monday

Classes End

   

Final Exams (NOTE: Day and Evening class exams will be given atthe last class meeting)

August 10

Wednesday

Grades Due from Faculty (3:00 p.m.)

August 12

Friday

Grades Available Online for Students (5:00 p.m.)

 

FALL 2016

August 2016

1

Monday

Last Day for Pre-Registered Students to Pay Tuition for Fall Semester—All tuition MUST be paid by 5:00 pm

 15-19

Mon. -Fri.

College Success Skills Orientation (SDV 100,101,104) (Tues. 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.) (Wed. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm)

 In Service

 22

 Monday                   

Classes Begin

 31

 Wednesday             

Last day to Add a class without instructor approval 

September 2016

5

Monday

Labor Day Holiday - College closed - No classes

7

Wednesday

Last day to add a class with instructor approval

9    

Friday                 

Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund

Last day to change from audit to credit or from credit to audit

 October 2016

12

Wednesday

Application for graduation for Fall 2016 due

26

Wednesday

Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W”

 November 2016

7

Monday                  

Early Registration for Spring Semester 2017 Begins

7

Monday

Application for graduation for Spring 2017 due

21-23

Mon.-Wed.

Faculty In-service Days – No Classes

24-25

Thurs.-Fri.

Thanksgiving Holidays – No Classes

29

Tuesday

Last day for Pre-Registered Students to Pay Tuition for Spring 2017 Semester

 December 2016

12

Monday

Last day of classes

13-15

16,19

Tues.-Mon.

Final Exams for day and night classes

20

Tuesday

Faculty In-service Day – Grades due by 9:00 am

21-22

Wed.-Thurs.

Faculty In-service Day

23-30

Fri.-Fri.

Christmas Holiday Break - All Employees

 Spring 2017

 January 2017

2

Monday

New Year’s Day (Holiday) - College closed - No classes

3

Tuesday

All Full-time Employees Return; Faculty In-service

4-6  

Wed.-Fri.

Faculty In-service, Advising, Student Orientation; College Success Skills Orientation (SDV 100,101&104) – (9:00 am – 1:00 pm)

9

Monday

Classes Begin

13

Friday

Last day to add a class without instructor approval

16

Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - College  closed - No classes

23

Monday

Last day to add with instructor approval

24

Tuesday

Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund

Last day to change from audit to credit, or from credit to audit

March 2017

14

Tuesday

Early Registration for Summer Session Begins

15

Wednesday

Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W”

20-24

Mon.-Fri.

Faculty/student spring break – No classes

April 2017

3

Monday

Early Registration for Fall Semester 2017 begins

28

Friday

Honors Convocation

 May 2017

1

Monday

Last Day for Pre-Registered Students to Pay Tuition for Summer Session

1

Monday

Last Day of Spring Semester Classes

2-4,5,8

Tues.-Mon.

Final exams for day and night classes

9

Tuesday

Faculty In-service Day: Grades due by 3:00 p.m.

10-12

Wed.-Fri.

Faculty In-service Days

13

Saturday

Commencement

15

Monday

Faculty In-service Day

22

Monday

Summer Classes Begin

 

Definitions and Summary Information
Fall Semester 2016 - Spring Semester 2017

The following designations and definitions have been used in the development of WCC’s academic calendar for fall semester 2016 through spring semester 2017:

C =       Class instruction days
E =       Exam days
I =        In-service days - In-service days are scheduled work days with structured activities to be determined by needs identified by the president, the vice president of instruction and student development, academic deans, and the Professional Development Committee.  Unless otherwise indicated as needs are considered, in-service day activities will be held on campus with attendance expected.
R = Registration days - Faculty advisors should be available from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on these days.
O = Orientation days
H =       Holidays (State)

 Comparison of WCC Calendar to VCCS Policy

  WCC VCCS
Class Instruction 150 Minimum of 150 (75 each semester)
Examinations 10 Approximately 10
In Service Days (including Registration and Orientation) 20 Approximately 20
Total 180 working days 180 working days

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