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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”

Wednesday, August 2

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.)

 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.)

 

FALL 2017

AUGUST

1

 

8

Tuesday

 

Tuesday

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

 

Extended Registration Hours for Smyth County – The Summit Center of WCC (8:00 am – 7:00 pm)

10

Thursday

Extended Registration Hours for Carroll, Grayson Counties and City of Galax -- Crossroads Institute (8:00 am – 7:00 pm)

14-17

Mon. -  Thurs.

Extended Registration Hours-WCC Campus (8:00 am – 7:00 pm:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open)

16-17

Wed. -  Thurs.

College Success Skills Orientation (SDV 100,101&104) – (Wed. 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm) (Thurs. 9:00 am – 12:00 Noon)

18

Friday

Registration & Advising, New Student Orientation

21

Monday

First day of classes

21-24

Mon. -  Thurs.

Extended Registration Hours-WCC Campus (8:00 am – 7:00 pm:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open)

28

Monday

Last day to add a class without instructor approval

SEPTEMBER

4

Monday

Labor Day holiday - College closed - No classes

8

Friday

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

29

Friday

Open House for Regional High Schools

OCTOBER

13

Friday

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

20

Friday

Application Deadline for Fall Graduation

27

Friday

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

NOVEMBER

1

Wednesday

LPN to RN Bridge Application Deadline

6-10

Mon.-Fri.

Advisement Week  for Spring Semester

13

Monday

Registration for Spring Semester begins

13

Monday

Application for graduation for Spring and Summer 2018 due

20-22

Mon.-Wed.

In-Service Days – No classes

23-24

Thurs.-Fri.

Thanksgiving Holidays – College closed - No classes

DECEMBER

1

Friday

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

11

Monday

Last day of classes

12-15

Tues.-Fri

Final Exams for day classes

12-18

Tues.-Mon.

Final Exams for night classes

19

Tuesday

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

23

Saturday

Holiday Begins-All Employees

 

SPRING 2018

JANUARY

2

Tuesday

Registration & Advising

2-4

Tues. – Thur.

Extended Registration Hours-All Locations (8:00 am – 7:00 pm:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open on Main Campus)

4

Thursday

College Success Skills Orientation (SDV 100,101&104) – (9:00 am – 12:00 Noon)

5

Friday

Advising, Student Orientation, Registration

8

Monday

First day of classes

8 - 11

Mon. – Thurs.

Extended Registration Hours-WCC Campus (8:00 am – 7:00 pm:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open)

15

Monday

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

16

Tuesday

Last day to add a class without instructor approval

26

Friday

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

FEBRUARY

15

Thursday

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

MARCH

2

Friday

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

5 – 9

Mon. – Fri.

Faculty/student spring break – No classes

15

Thursday

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

19

Monday

Registration for Summer and Fall Semesters begins

APRIL

30

Monday

Last day of classes

MAY

1-4

Tues.-Fri.

Final exams for day classes

4

Friday

Honor’s Convocation

1-7

Tues.-Mon.

Final exams for night classes

8

Tuesday

Grades due by 9:00 am

9

Wednesday

College-Wide Emergency Preparedness Exercise:  College Closed

9-11

Wed.-Fri.

In-Service  Days

12

Saturday

Health Professions Curricula Pinnings and Commencement

14-15

Mon.-Tues.

In-Service  Days

 

 

 

Summary Information

Fall Semester 2017 - Spring Semester 2018

 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 2017 - WCC Calendar 

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

5

October 13, November 20-22, December 19

Registration

5

August 14-18

Examination days

5

December 12-18

Instructional  days

75

August 21-December 11

total work days

90

 

 

Summary for Spring Semester 2018 - WCC Calendar 

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

6

January 2, march 2, May 9-11, 14-15

Registration

4

January 2-5

Examination days

5

May 1-7

Instructional  days

75

January 8-April 30

total work days

90

 

TOTAL WORK DAYS

180

 

 

Comparison of WCC Calendar to VCCS Policy 

Class Instruction

150

Minimum of 150
(75 each semester)

Examinations

10

Approximately 10

Registration and In-Service

20

Approximately 20

Total

180

180 working days

 

 

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