Master Calendar 2019-2020

FALL 2019

AUGUST

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
1 Thursday 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
5 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
5 Monday Grades due from Faculty for second 5-week summer session (3:00 pm)
7 Wednesday Extended Registration Hours for Smyth County - The Summit Center of WCC (8a-7p)
8 Thursday Extended Registration Hours for Carroll, Grayson Counties and City of Galax - Crossroads Institute, 8:00am - 7:00 pm
8 Thursday EDUPREP Day
8 Thursday National Book Lover's Day
12-15 Monday-Thursday Extended Registration Hours (All Locations)
14 Wednesday New Student Orientation (5:00pm - 8:00pm)
15 Thursday New Student Orientation (9:00am - 12:00pm) *Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students
15 Thursday WCC Board, Faculty, Staff Picnic (5 pm-7 pm)
15 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:30 pm, Galax 201-202); meets after Picnic around 6:30 pm
15 Thursday Instructional Staff Meeting  10:00 am (PCR)
16 Friday Registration & Advising:  Faculty available 8 am 5pm
17 Saturday Registration & Advising - Wytheville Campus, 8:00am-1:00pm; Students Support Offices, Business Office, & Bookstore Open
19-20 Monday-Tuesday Registration & Advising:  Faculty available 8 am 5p
19-22 Monday-Thursday Extended Registration Hours, WCC Campus (8a-7p)  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open
21 Wednesday First day of classes
21 Wednesday Senior Citizens Day
28 Wednesday Last day to add a class without instructor approval
28 Wednesday National Bow Tie Day
28 Wednesday Welcome Back Day - WCC and Summit campuses
29 Thursday Welcome Back Day - CREI
30 Friday National Eat Outside Day
31 Saturday College Colors Day

SEPTEMBER

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
    National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
2 Monday Labor Day Holiday - College closed - No classes
4 Wednesday Club Interest Day (Wytheville)
5 Thursday WCC Board Meeting (6:00 p.m.) Orientation( 4:30 p.m.) (Galax 202)
6 Friday Last day to drop a course, change from audit to credit and receive tuition refund.
8 Sunday World Physical Therapy Day
8 Sunday National Grandparents Day
13 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (10a-12p) Grayson 219
13 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (10a-12p)
13 Friday QEP Meeting (1:30 p - 3:00 p) Grayson 219
15 Sunday VCCS Spring research grants and mini-grants awards deadline
17 Tuesday Constitution Day
16-19 Sunday - Wednesday Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
17 Tuesday Instructional Staff Meeting  10am - 12 pm (PCR)
18 Wednesday SSA Meeting (9-10 am)  PCR
27 Friday Beach Bash and 5K Spring for Scholarships
27 Friday Open House for Regional High Schools

OCTOBER

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
    Breast Cancer Awareness Month
1 Tuesday FISAP Report (Financial Aid)
4 Friday National Taco Day
Middle of   SCHEV Data File (Financial Aid)
9-11 Wed-Fri ACOP Meeting/Chancellor's Retreat
9 Wednesday Fall Esprit - Wytheville & Summit
10 Thursday Fall Esprit - CREI
11 Friday College-Wide In-Service - COLLEGE CLOSED - No classes
15 Tuesday Instructional Staff Meeting  10:00 am PCR
16 Wednesday Boss' Day
18 Friday National Mammography Day
18 Friday Application deadline for Fall Graduation
24 Thursday Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W”; for courses that start August 21 and end December 11 (consult course syllabi if taking a class with an alternate schedule)
24 Thursday Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W”
25 Friday International Artists Day
24 Thursday Community Halloween Celebration beginning at 5 pm
25 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (10a - 12p) Grayson 219
25 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (10a-12p)
31 Thursday 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 Friday Nominations for Faculty Recognitions are due by November 1; Nominations for "Rewards" due November 1 and April 1
1 Friday LPN to RN Bridge Application Deadline
3 Sunday National Sandwich Day
3 Sunday Daylight Savings Time Ends
4 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
4-8 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 Monday Veterans Day
11 Monday Registration for Spring Semester Begins
11 Monday Application for graduation for Spring and Summer 2020 due if planning to participate in Spring 2020 Graduation Ceremony
20 Wednesday SSA Meeting  9a - 10a  (PCR)
21 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, Galax 201-202); Investment Committee Meeting at 5:15 pm
21 Thursday Instructional Staff Meeting  10:00 am PCR
15-17 Friday - Sunday VCCS Student Leadership Conference
25-27 Mon. – Wed. Faculty In-service Days – No Classes
28-29 Thursday-Friday Thanksgiving Holidays – College Closed - No classes
26 Tuesday Cake Day

DECEMBER

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
    National Stress Free Month!
2 Monday Last day for Pre-Registered Students to Pay Tuition for Spring Semester (Must be paid by 5:00 pm)
6 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (10a-12p)
6 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (10a-12p)
6 Friday QEP Meeting (1:30 p - 3:00 p) Grayson 219
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.
7-10 Sat - Tues SACSCOC Annual Meeting, Houston, TX
11 Wednesday Last day of classes 
12 Thursday Poinsettia Day of the World    
17 Tuesday Instructional Staff Meeting 10:00 am  PCR
12-18 Thursday - Wednesday Final Exams for day classes
12-18 Thursday - Wednesday Final Exams for night classes
19 Thursday In-service Days; Grades due by 9:00 AM
23 Monday Holiday Begins at Noon - All Employees
31 Tuesday 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 Wednesday Deadline to review all forms of substantive change anticipated in the coming year per WCC’s substantive change policy
1 Wednesday New Year’s Day (Holiday) - College closed 
2 Thursday All employees return to work 
2 Thursday Registration & Advising:  Faculty available 8 am to 5 pm to advise and assist students.
3 Friday New Student Orientation - 9am-12pm:  Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students
4 Saturday National Spaghetti Day
4 Saturday Registration & Advising - Wytheville campus, 9am - 1pm:  Student Support offices, Business office, & Bookstore Open
6 Monday National Technology Day
6 Monday First day of classes
6-9 Monday - Thursday Extended Registration Hours - (8 am-7 pm:  Student Support Offices & Bookstore Open on Main Camous)
10 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (10a - 12p) Grayson 219
10 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (10a - 12p)
13 Monday Last day to add a class without instructor approval
20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - College  closed - No classes
24 Friday Last day to drop a course and receive tuition refund; Last day to change from audit to credit, or from credit to audit
24 Friday Belly Laugh Day
28 Tuesday 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 Saturday Chancellor’s Awards for Commonwealth Professorship and Faculty Fellowship deadline
2 Sunday Groundhog Day
3 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
7 Friday National Wear Red Day
7 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (10a - 12p) Grayson 219
7 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (10a - 12p)
7 Friday QEP Meeting (1:30 pm - 3:00 pm) Grayson 219
12 Wednesday Abraham Lincoln's Birthday
14 Friday Valentine's Day
15 Saturday Commencement dates, times, and speakers to Chancellor
15 Saturday Departmental budgets due to Vice President of Finance and Administration
15 Saturday Deadline to Apply for Selective Admission Health Programs (RN, PTA, MLT, DH)
17 Monday President's Day/Washington's Birthday
19 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) (9:00 am - 10:00 am)
Late Feb-mid March Nominations accepted for Support Staff, Professional/Administrative Faculty Award, Faculty Reward & Recognitions
20 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, Galax 201-202); Investment Committee Meeting at 5:15 pm
21 Friday National Caregivers Day

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 Sunday Deadline for Faculty Award nominations in the Vice President of Instruction and Student Development Office
1 Sunday Deadline for Support Staff and Prof/Administration Faculty Award nominations to President's Office.
1 Sunday President appoints Faculty Awards and Recognition Committee
1 Sunday National Peanut Butter Lover's Day
2 Monday Read Across America Day/Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
5 Thursday WCC Board Meeting  (5:30 p.m. meeting) 
6 Friday COLLEGE CLOSED - College Wide Inservice - No Classes
1-8 Sunday-Saturday Dental Assistants Recognition Week
9-13 Monday-Friday Faculty/student spring break – No classes
8 Sunday Daylight Savings Time starts (Spring Forward)
18 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
19 Thursday Instructional Staff Meeting 10:00 am  PCR
19 Thursday National Certified Nurses Day
20 Friday Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W"; for courses that start January 6 and end April 27, consult course syllabi if taking a class with an alternate schedule
23 Monday Registration for Summer Semester Begins

APRIL

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
    National Welding Month
    Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month
1 Wednesday VCCS Fall research grants and mini-grant awards deadline
3 Monday Early Registration for Fall 2020 Semester begins
4-10 Saturday-Friday National Dental Hygienists Week
10 Friday Transfer, Business and Social Sciences Division Meeting  (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.) Grayson 219
10 Friday Health & Occupational Program Division Meeting (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)
12 Sunday Easter
14 Tuesday Year-end spend deadline for academic and operational departments
16 Thursday Instructional Staff Meeting 10:00 am  PCR
15-17 Wednesday-Friday New Horizons
18 Saturday National Lineman Appreciation Day
19-25 Sunday-Saturday Medical Laboratory Professionals Week
22 Wednesday Administrative Professionals' Day
27 Monday Last day of classes
28-May-04 Tuesday-Monday Final Exams for day and night classes

MAY

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
1 Friday Discontinued programs report to State Board
1 Friday All reimbursement requests (travel and qualifying mileage) must be turned into the Business Office.
1 Friday All current and anticpated internal (between departments) and external billing should be submitted to the Business Office.
4 Monday WCC Scholarship Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 pm, MTC Conf Room); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 pm)
5 Tuesday Cinco de Mayo
5 Tuesday Grades  due by 9:00 a.m.
5 Tuesday National Teacher Appreciation Day
6 Wednesday National Nurses Day
8 Friday Honors Convocation
9 Saturday Health Professions Curricula Pinnings and Graduations
10 Sunday Mother's Day
Mid May   Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
11-15 Mon-Wed In-Service Days
16 Saturday Armed Forces Day
18 Monday Summer School Begins
21 Thursday WCC Educational Foundation Board Meeting (6:00 p.m., Galax 201-202); Foundation Investment Committee Meeting (5:15 p.m.)
25 Monday Memorial Day (College Closed)

JUNE

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
1 Monday College Technology Plan to VCCS (annual deadline)
1 Monday Last day to enter orders into eVa for Grant and Local Fund purchases
4 Thursday WCC Board Meeting  (5:30 p.m. meeting) 
6 Saturday National Higher Education Day
7 Sunday National Cancer Survivor's Day
14 Sunday Flag Day
15 Monday All purchases must arrive and payments be processed in full
17 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
21 Sunday Father's Day
30 Tuesday Fiscal Year End (FY2019)

JULY  

    Employees should submit Educational Assistance Requests prior to course start date.
1 Wednesday Begin Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2020)
1 Wednesday Delegation of Signature Authority to VCCS (annual deadline) 
1 Wednesday Submit information regarding State Appeals Panel Appointments (annual deadline)
3 Friday WCC Closed (Independence Day observed)
4 Saturday Independence Day
17 Wednesday SSA Meeting (PCR) 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
26 Sunday Parent's Day

 

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