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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

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

 

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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