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 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

4

Wednesday

New Student Orientation (Registration: 8:30 a.m., Event: 9 a.m.– 12:30  p.m.)

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

 

Summer 2017

Tuesday, March 14

Early Registration for Summer Semester Begins at WCC Campus

Monday, April 3

Early Registration for Fall Semester Begins at WCC Campus

Monday,  May 1

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

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

Monday, July 3
Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Wednesday, July 5

Graduation application deadline

 10-Week Session (May 22-August 3)

Monday, May 22

Classes Begin

Friday, May 26

Last Day to Add Classes

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

Wednesday, June 7

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Monday, July 3
Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Friday, July 7

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

 

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

Monday, August 7

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

Tuesday, August 8

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

 First 5-Week Session (May 22-June 26)

Monday, May 22

Classes Begin

Thursday, May 25

Last Day to Add Classes

Friday, May 26

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Monday, May 29

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

Monday, June 12

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

Monday, June 26

Classes End

 

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

Tuesday, June 27

Grades Due from Faculty (12:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, June 27

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

 Second 5-Week Session (June 28-August 4)

Wednesday, June 28

Classes Begin

Monday, July 3
Tuesday, July 4

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Wednesday, July 5

Last Day to Add Classes

Thursday, July 6

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Wednesday, July 19

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

Friday, August 4

Classes End

 

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

Monday, August 7

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

Tuesday, August 8

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

 

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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