Master Calendar 2018-2019

FALL 2018

AUGUST

     Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
National Picnic Month
1 Wednesday Last Day for Pre-Registered Students to Pay Tuition for Fall Semester—All tuition MUST be paid by 5:00 p.m.
1 Thursday Certification letter from Foundation Executive Director to college president and VCCS Chancellor (annual deadline)
1 Thursday Classes End for 10 Week Session (May 20 - August 6)
1 Thursday Classes End for 2nd Five-Week Session (June 26-July 31)
2 Friday National Ice Cream Sandwich Day
6 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
6 Monday Grades due from Faculty for second 5-week summer session (3:00 p.m.)
8 Wednesday Extended Registration Hours for Smyth County - The Summit Center of WCC (8a-7p)
9 Thursday Extended Registration Hours for Carroll, Grayson Counties and City of Galax - Crossroads Institute, 8:00am - 7:00 pm
9 Thursday National Book Lover's Day
13-16 Monday-Thursday Extended Registration Hours
15 Wednesday New Student Orientation (5:00p - 8:00p)
16 Thursday New Student Orientation (9:00a - 12:00pm) *Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students
16 Thursday WCC Board, Faculty, Staff Picnic (5p.m.-6p.m.)
16 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, Galax 201-202); meets after Picnic around 6:30 pm
17 Friday Registration & Advising:  Faculty available 8 am 5p
18 Saturday Registration & Advising - Wytheville Campus, 8:00am-1:00pm; Students Support Offices, Business Office, & Bookstore Open
20 Monday First day of classes
21 Tuesday Senior Citizens Day
20-23 Monday-Thursday Extended Registration Hours, WCC Campus (8a-7p:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open
23 Thursday National Machinist Day
24 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (10a-11p)
24 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
27 Monday Last day to add a class without instructor approval
28 Tuesday Bow Tie Day
28 Tuesday Welcome Back Day - Summit
28 Tuesday Instructional Staff Meeting  10:00 am PCR
29 Wednesday Welcome Back Day - Wytheville
30 Thursday Welcome Back Day - CREI
31 Friday National Eat Outside Day

SEPTEMBER

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
1 Saturday College Colors Day
3 Monday Labor Day Holiday - College closed - No classes
6 Thursday WCC Board Meeting (6:00 p.m.) Orientation( 4:30 p.m.) (Galax 202)
7 Friday Last day to drop a course, change from audit to credit and receive tuition refund.
7 Friday Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund
Last day to change from audit to credit or from credit to audit
8 Saturday World Physical Therapy Day
9 Sunday National Grandparents Day
12 Wednesday Club Fair - Wytheville
15 Saturday VCCS Spring research grants and mini-grants awards deadline
17 Monday Constitution Day
17 Monday Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff - Wytheville
20 Thursday Instructional Staff Meeting  10:00 am PCR
21 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
21 Friday Student Services Staff Meeting 9:00 am (Room TBD)
26 Wednesday SSA Meeting (TBD) (3:00PM - 4:00PM)
28 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (9a-10:30a)
28 Friday Beach Bash and 5K Spring for Scholarships
28 Friday Open House for Regional High Schools

OCTOBER

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month
1 Monday FISAP Report (Financial Aid)
4 Thursday National Taco Day
Middle of   SCHEV Data File (Financial Aid)
9th-11th Tues - Thur ACOP Meeting/Chancellor's Retreat
9 Tuesday Fall Esprit - Summit
10 Wednesday Fall Esprit - Wytheville
11 Thursday Fall Esprit - CREI
12 Friday College-Wide In-Service - COLLEGE CLOSED - No classes
12 Friday Student Services Staff Meeting 3:30 - 5 pm  (Room TBD)
16 Tuesday Boss' Day
16 Tuesday Instructional Staff Meeting  10:00 am PCR
19 Friday National Mammography Day
19 Friday Application deadline for Fall Graduation
19 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
25 Thursday International Artists Day
25 Thursday Community Halloween Celebration beginning at 5 pm
25 Thursday Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W”
26 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (9a-10:30a)
31 Wednesday Halloween  Activities on Campus

NOVEMBER

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
President receives recommendations for multi-year appointments from VP of Instruction (verified by HR & Deans)
1 Thursday Nominations for Faculty Recognitions are due by November 1; Nominations for "Rewards" due November 1 and April 1
1 Thursday LPN to RN Bridge Application Deadline
3 Saturday National Sandwich Day
4 Sunday Daylight Savings Time Ends
5 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
5th-9th Monday-Friday Advisement week for Spring Semester
8 Thursday WCC Board Meeting (Tentatively meeting at Summit Center in Marion, VA) (6:00 p.m. meeting)
11 Sunday Veterans Day
12 Monday Early Registration for Spring Semester Begins
12 Monday Application for graduation for Spring and Summer 2019 due if planning to participate in Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony
14 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) (TBD)
15 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, Galax 201-202); Investment Committee Meeting at 5:15 pm
15 Thursday Instructional Staff Meeting  10:00 am PCR
16 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (9a-10:30a)
16 Friday Student Services Staff Meeting 9:00 am  (Room TBD)
16th - 18th Friday - Sunday VCCS Student Leadership Conference
16 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
19-20 Mon. – Tues. Faculty In-service Days – No Classes
21-23 Wed. - Fri. Thanksgiving Holidays – College Closed - No classes
26 Monday Cake Day
 

DECEMBER

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
National Stress Free Month!
3 Monday Last day for Pre-Registered Students to Pay Tuition for Spring Semester (Must be paid by 5:00 pm)
7 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (9a-10:30a)
1-15   Committee on multi-year appointments meets; sends memo of decision to President; signed appointment proposals are returned to the President's office by appointed faculty.
8th-11th Sat - Tues SACSCOC Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
10 Monday Last day of classes 
11-12 Tuesday & Wednesday Finals Breakfast
12 Wednesday Poinsettia Day of the World    
13 Thursday Instructional Staff Meeting 10:00 am  PCR
11th-14th Tuesday-Friday Final Exams for day classes
11th-17th Tuesday-Monday Final Exams for night classes
18 Tuesday In-service Days; Grades due by 9:00 AM
21 Friday Holiday Begins at Noon - All Employees
31 Monday New Year's Eve

SPRING 2019

JANUARY

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
Jan-Feb   President receives recommendations for multi-year appointments from VP of Instruction (verified by HR and Deans)
1 Tuesday Deadline to review all forms of substantive change anticipated in the coming year per WCC’s substantive change policy
1 Tuesday New Year’s Day (Holiday) - College closed 
2 Wednesday All employees return to work 
2 Wednesday Registration & Advising:  Faculty available 8am to 5 pm to advise and assist students.
2nd-3rd Wednesday-Thursday Extended Registration Hours - All Locations (8 am-7 pm:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open on Main Camous) 8am-7pm; *Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students
3 Thursday New Student Orientation - 9am-12pm:  Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students
4 Friday National Spaghetti Day
4 Friday Advising, Student Orientation, 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
6 Sunday National Technology Day
7 Monday First day of classes
7th-10th Monday - Thursday Extended Registration Hours - (8 am-7 pm:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open on Main Camous)
11 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (9a-10:30a)
14 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - College  closed - No classes
14 Monday Last day to add a class without instructor approval
18 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
25 Friday Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund
Last day to change from audit to credit, or from credit to audit
Student Services Staff Meeting 9:00 am  (Room TBD)
28 Monday National Have Fun at Work Day
End of January Request for Honorary Degrees due for State Board consideration
FEBRUARY
    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
    Black History Month 
1 Friday Chancellor’s Awards for Commonwealth Professorship and Faculty Fellowship deadline
1 Friday National Wear Red Day
2 Saturday Groundhog Day
4 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
6th-7th Wed - Thur ACOP Meeting, Richmond, VA
14 Thursday Valentine's Day
15 Friday Commencement dates, times, and speakers to Chancellor
15 Friday Departmental budgets due to Vice President of Finance and Administration
15 Friday Deadline to Apply for Selective Admission Health Programs (RN, PTA, MLT, DH)
15 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (9a-10:30a)
15 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
Late Feb-mid March Nominations accepted for Support Staff, Professional/Administrative Faculty Award, Faculty Reward & Recognitions
15 Friday National Caregivers Day
20 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) (TBD)
21 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, Galax 201-202); Investment Committee Meeting at 5:15 pm
22 Friday Student Services Staff Meeting 9:00 am  (Room TBD)

MARCH

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
Mid March to Late March President appoints Ad Hoc Committee for Support Staff Awards and Prof/Administrative Faculty Award; committee meets and sends memos of recommendation to President
1 Friday Deadline for Faculty Award nominations in the Vice President of Instruction and Student Development Office
1 Friday Deadline for Support Staff and Prof/Administration Faculty Award nominations to President's Office.
1 Friday President appoints Faculty Awards and Recognition Committee
1 Friday COLLEGE CLOSED - College Wide Inservice - No Classes
1 Friday Read Across America Day/Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
1 Friday National Peanut Butter Lover's Day
7 Thursday WCC Board Meeting  (5:30 p.m. meeting) (Galax 202)
3rd-9th Sunday-Saturday Dental Assistants Recognition Week
4th-8th Monday-Friday Faculty/student spring break – No classes
10 Sunday Daylight Savings Time starts (Spring Forward)
14 Thursday Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W” 
15 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
18 Monday Registration for Summer Semester Begins
19 Tuesday National Certified Nurses Day
20 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) (TBD)

APRIL

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
National Welding Month
Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
1 Monday VCCS Fall research grants and mini-grant awards deadline
1 Monday Early Registration for Fall 2019 Semester begins
5 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (9a-10:30a)
5 Friday Student Services Staff Meeting 9:00 am  (Room TBD)
7th-13th Saturday-Friday National Dental Hygienists Week
12 Friday Year-end spend deadline for academic and operational departments
16th-17th Tue - Wed ACOP Meeting, Richmond, VA
18 Thursday National Lineman Appreciation Day
19 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (9a-11a)
24 Wednesday Administrative Professionals' Day
21-27 Sunday-Saturday Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
29 Monday Last day of classes

MAY

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
1 Wednesday Discontinued programs report to State Board
1 Wednesday All reimbursement requests (travel and qualifying mileage) must be turned into the Business Office.
1 Wednesday All current and anticpated internal (between departments) and external billing should be submitted to the Business Office.
Apr 30-May 1 Tuesday-Wednesday Finals Breakfast
1st - 6th  Wed - Mon Final exams for day classes
1st - 6th Wed - Mon Final exams for night classes
5 Sunday Cinco de Mayo
6 Monday National Nurses Day
6 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
7 Tuesday National Teacher Appreciation Day
8th-10th Wed -Fri Faculty In-service days
9 Thursday Honors Convocation
11 Saturday Health Professions Curricula Pinnings and Graduations
12 Sunday Mother's Day
Mid May   Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
13th-15th Mon-Wed In-Service Days
16 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 p.m., Galax 201-202); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 p.m.)
20 Monday Summer School Begins
27 Monday Memorial Day (College Closed)

JUNE

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
1 Saturday College Technology Plan to VCCS (annual deadline)
1 Saturday Last day to enter orders into eVa for Grant and Local Fund purchases
2 Sunday National Cancer Survivor's Day
6 Thursday National Higher Education Day
6 Thursday WCC Board Meeting  (5:30 p.m. meeting) (Galax 202)
15 Saturday All purchases must arrive and payments be processed in full
16 Sunday Father's Day
18th-19th Tue - Wed ACOP Meeting, Richmond, VA
19 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) (TBD)
30 Sunday Fiscal Year End (FY2017)
     

JULY  

  Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
1 Monday Begin Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018)
1 Monday Delegation of Signature Authority to VCCS (annual deadline) 
1 Monday Submit information regarding State Appeals Panel Appointments (annual deadline)
4 Thursday Independence Day/WCC Closed
5 Friday WCC Closed
17 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) (TBD)

 

  • WCC - Wytheville
    1000 East Main Street
    Wytheville, VA 24382
    Phone: (276) 223-4700
    TDD Hearing Impaired: (276) 223-4849
    Toll-Free: (800) 468-1195
  • WCC - Crossroads
    1117 East Stuart Drive
    Galax, VA 24333
    Phone: (276) 744-4974
  • WCC - Summit
    203 N. Church Street
    Marion, VA 24354
    Phone: (276) 783-1777 

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