SUMMER TERM 2018

Early Registration for Summer Semester Begins at WCC Campus

Monday, March 19

Early Registration for Fall Semester Begins at WCC Campus

Monday, April 2

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

Tuesday,  May 1

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

Monday, May 28

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Wednesday, July 4

Graduation application deadline for Summer Graduates (who have not previously applied)

Thursday, July 5

10-WEEK SESSION (May 21—August 1)

Classes Begin

Monday, May 21

Last Day to Add Classes 

Friday, May 25

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

Monday, May 28

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Wednesday, June 6

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

Tuesday, July 3

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Wednesday, July 4

Classes End

Wednesday, August 1

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

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

Friday, August 3

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

Monday, August 6

1ST FIVE-WEEK SESSION (May 22—June 25)

Classes Begin

Monday, May 21

Last Day to Add Classes

Thursday, May 24

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Friday, May 25

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

Monday, May 28

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

Monday, June 11

Classes End

Monday, June 25

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

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

Tuesday, June 26

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

Tuesday, June 26

2ND FIVE-WEEK SESSION (June 27—August 1)

Classes Begin

Wednesday, June 27

Last Day to Add Classes 

Monday, July 2

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Wednesday, July 4

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Thursday, July 5

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

Tuesday, July 17

Classes End

Wednesday, Aug 1

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

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

Friday, August 3

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

Monday, August 6

 


 

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2018-2019

FALL 2018 

AUGUST

1

 Wednesday

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

8

Wednesday 

 Extended Registration Hours for Smyth County – The Summit Center, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

9

Thursday 

 Extended Registration Hours for Carroll, Grayson Counties and City of Galax -- Crossroads Institute, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

13-16

 Mon.-Thurs.

Extended Registration Hours- All locations, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.:  Student Support Offices, Business Office,  & Bookstore Open on Wytheville Campus 

15

Wednesday 

 New Student Orientation – 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

16

Thursday 

New Student Orientation – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon

 *Faculty available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to advise and assist students

17

Friday 

 Registration & Advising:  Faculty available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to advise and assist students

18

Saturday 

 Registration & Advising –Wytheville Campus, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.:  Student Support Offices, Business Office,  & Bookstore Open

20

Monday 

First day of classes 

20-23

Mon.-Thurs. 

 Extended Registration Hours-WCC Campus, 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.:  Student Support Offices,  Business Office, & Bookstore Open

27

Monday 

 Last day to add a class without instructor approval

SEPTEMBER

3

 Monday

Labor Day holiday - College closed - No classes 

7

Friday 

Last day to drop a course, change from audit to credit, and receive tuition refund. 

28

Thursday 

Open House for Regional High Schools 

OCTOBER

12

Friday 

College-Wide In-Service - College closed – No classes 

19

Friday 

 Application Deadline for Fall Graduation

25

Thursday 

 Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W” for courses that start August 20 and end Dec 10th (consult course syllabus if taking a class with an alternate schedule.)

NOVEMBER

1

Thursday 

LPN to RN Bridge Application Deadline 

5-9

Mon.-Fri. 

Advisement Week  for Spring Semester 

12

Monday 

 Registration for Spring Semester begins

12

Monday 

 Application for graduation for Spring and Summer 2019 due if planning to participate in the Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony

19-20

Mon.-Tues. 

In-Service Days – No classes 

21-23

Thurs.-Fri. 

 Thanksgiving Holidays – College closed - No classes

DECEMBER

3

Monday 

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

10

Monday 

Last day of classes 

11-14

Tues.-Fri. 

 Final Exams for day classes

11-17

Tues.-Mon. 

Final Exams for night classes 

18

Tuesday 

 In-service Day, Grades due by 9:00 am

19

Wednesday 

In-Service Day 

21

Friday 

 Holiday Begins-All Employees—Close at Noon

Final Examination Schedule - Fall Semester 2018

CLASS SCHEDULE

EXAM DATE

EXAM TIME

9:30  - 10:45

TTH

Tuesday, December 11

8:00 10:50

12:30 -    1:45

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

3:30  -   4:45

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

9:30 -  10:45

MW

Wednesday, December 12

8:00 10:50

12:25 -    1:25

MW

 

11:00   1:50

3:00 -    4:15

MW

 

2:00   4:50

8:00  -   9:15

TTH

Thursday, December 13

8:00 10:50

11:00 -  12:15

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

2:00  -   3:15

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -   10:45

F

*Friday, December 14

8:00 10:50

11:00 -    1:25

F

 

11:00   1:50

1:30 -    4:15

F

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -    9:15

MW

Monday, December 17

8:00 10:50

11:00 -  12:15

MW

 

11:00   1:50

1:30 -    2:45

MW

 

2:00   4:50

                                    *Friday, December 14th, may also be used for make-up exams.

 

Examinations will be held in the classrooms in which the classes normally meet.

 

Students are expected to take all examinations as scheduled; however, those having three examinations scheduled on one day may request written permission of the Vice President of Instruction and Student Development to reschedule one of them. Permission of the instructor must be received before requesting the Vice President's approval.

 

SATURDAY CLASSES--EXAM SCHEDULE

 

All Saturday class exams will be held on Saturday, December 15th.

 

EVENING CLASSES--EXAM SCHEDULE

 

All night class exams will be held at the regular class meeting time (December 11-17):

 Tuesday Evening Classes - Tuesday, December 11

Wednesday Evening Classes - Wednesday, December 12

Thursday Evening Classes - Thursday, December 13

Monday Evening Classes - Monday, December 17

 

NOTE FOR FACULTY:  Should class times vary from the regular starting hour(s), or cross two or more starting hours, choose the exam time which will accommodate all your students.

 

ALL GRADES ARE DUE IN THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

BY

Tuesday, December 18, at 9am

 

Note:  If inclement weather conditions are present, decisions concerning changes in the official examination schedule will be announced on local radio stations throughout the region, posted on the WCC Website, and communicated through WCC Alert.

  

SPRING 2019

JANUARY

2

Wednesday

Registration & Advising:  Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students

2-3

Wed.-Thurs.

Extended Registration Hours—All Locations:   Student Support Offices, Business Office, and Bookstore Open on Wytheville Campus 8:00 am – 7:00 pm;  *Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students

3

Thursday

New Student Orientation – 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon; *Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students

4

Friday

Advising & Registration:  Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students

5

Saturday

Registration & Advising –Wytheville Campus, 9am – 1pm:  Student Support Offices, Business Office,  & Bookstore Open

7

Monday

First day of classes

7-10

Mon.-Thurs.

Extended Registration Hours—All Locations, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm:  Student Support Offices, Business Office & Bookstore Open on Wytheville Campus

14

Monday

Last day to add a class without instructor approval

21

Monday

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

25

Friday

Last day to drop a course, change from audit to credit, and receive tuition refund

FEBRUARY

15

Friday

Deadline to Apply for Selective Admission Health Programs (RN, PTA, DH)

MARCH

1

Friday

College-Wide In-Service - College closed – No classes

4-8

Mon.-Fri.

Faculty/student spring break – No classes

18

Friday

Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W” for courses that start January 7 and end April 29th (consult course syllabus if taking a class with an alternate schedule.)

22

Monday

Registration for Summer Semester begins

APRIL

1

Monday

Registration for Fall Semester begins

29

Monday

Last day of classes

30

Tuesday

Final exams for day and night classes begin

MAY

1-6

Wed.-Mon.

Final exams for day and night classes

7

Tuesday

Grades due by 9:00 am 

8-10

Wed.-Fri.

In-Service  Days

9

Thursday

Honor’s Convocation

11

Saturday

Health Professions Curricula Pinnings and Commencement Date

13-15

Mon.-Wed.

In-Service  Days

 

Final Examination Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

CLASS SCHEDULE

EXAM DATE

EXAM TIME

9:30  - 10:45

TTH

Tuesday, April 30

8:00 10:50

12:30 -    1:45

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

3:30  -   4:45

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

9:30 -  10:45

MW

Wednesday, May 1

8:00 10:50

12:25 -    1:25

MW

 

11:00   1:50

3:30 -    4:45

MW

 

2:00   4:50

8:00  -   9:15

TTH

Thursday, May 2

8:00 10:50

11:00 -  12:15

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

2:00  -   3:15

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -   10:45

F

*Friday, May 3

8:00 10:50

11:00 -    1:25

F

 

11:00   1:50

1:30 -    4:15

F

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -    9:15

MW

Monday, May 6

8:00 10:50

11:00 -  12:15

MW

 

11:00   1:50

2:00 -    3:15

MW

 

2:00   4:50

                                    *Friday, May 3rd, may also be used for make-up exams.

 

Examinations will be held in the classrooms in which the classes normally meet.

 

Students are expected to take all examinations as scheduled; however, student with three examinations scheduled on one day may request written permission of the Vice President of Instruction and Student Development to reschedule one of them. Permission of the instructor must be received before requesting the Vice President's approval.

 

SATURDAY CLASSES--EXAM SCHEDULE

 

All Saturday class exams will be held on Saturday, May 4.

 

EVENING CLASSES--EXAM SCHEDULE

 

All night class exams will be held at the regular class meeting time (April 30 – May 6):

Tuesday Evening Classes - Tuesday, April 30

Wednesday Evening Classes - Wednesday, May 1

Thursday Evening Classes - Thursday, May 2

Monday Evening Classes - Monday, May 6

 

NOTE FOR FACULTY:  Should your class(es) vary from the regular starting hour(s), or cross two or more starting times, choose the exam time which will accommodate all of your students.

 

 

NOTE:  IN CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, DECISIONS CONCERNING CHANGES IN THE OFFICIAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE SERVICE REGION AND ON THE COLLEGE WEBSITE.

  

Summary Information

Fall Semester 2018 - Spring Semester 2019

 

VCCS Policy 5.7:  Academic Calendar (C)

 

                              The academic calendar for colleges within the VCCS may be determined by the colleges within the following guidelines:

 

The contract year for faculty extends from August 16 through May 15.

There shall be a minimum of 75 days of instruction in each semester for a total minimum of 150 days of instruction for the academic year.

There shall be approximately 10 days of instructional evaluation (examinations, etc.) in the academic year.

There shall be approximately 20 days of registration and faculty in-service days in the academic year.

An academic calendar year shall consist of 180 working days.

 

Summary for Fall Semester 2018 - WCC Calendar 

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

6

October 12, November  19-20, December 18-19

Registration

4

August 13-18

Examination days

5

December 12-18

Instructional  days

75

 

total work days

90

89

 

Summary for Spring Semester 2019 - WCC Calendar 

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

7

march 1, may 8-10, may 13-15

Registration

4

march 1, may 13-15

Examination days

5

April 30- May 6

Instructional  days

75

 

total work days

90

91

TOTAL WORK DAYS

180

181

 

Comparison of WCC Calendar to VCCS Policy

 

WCC

VCCS

Class instruction  
(75 each semester)

150

Minimum of 150

Examinations

10

Approximately 10

Registration and In-Service

20

Approximately 20

Total 

180 working days

180 working days