ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2019-2020

 

SPRING 2020

JANUARY

2

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

Friday

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

All Locations: Student Support Offices, Business Office, and Bookstore Open on Wytheville Campus 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

4

Saturday

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

6

Monday

First day of classes

6-9

Mon. – Thurs.

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

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, change from audit to credit, and receive tuition refund

FEBRUARY

17

Monday

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

MARCH

6

Friday

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

9-13

Mon. – Fri.

Faculty/student spring break – No classes

20

Friday

Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W” for courses that start January 6th and end April 27th (consult course syllabus if taking a class with an alternate schedule.)

APRIL

6

Monday

Registration for Summer Semester begins

6

Monday

Registration for Fall Semester begins

27

Monday

Last day of classes

28 – May 4

Tuesday

Final exams for day and night classes begin

MAY

5

Tuesday

Grades due by 9:00 am

6-8

Wed.-Fri.

In-Service  Days

8

Friday

Honor’s Convocation

9

Saturday

Health Professions Curricula Pinnings and Commencement

11-15

Mon.-Fri

In-Service  Days

 

 

Final Examination Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

CLASS SCHEDULE

EXAM DATE

EXAM TIME

9:30  - 10:45

TTH

Tuesday, April 28

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, April 29

8:00 10:50

1:30 -    2:45

MW

 

11:00   1:50

3:30 -    4:45

MW

 

2:00   4:50

8:00  -   9:15

TTH

Thursday, April 30

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 1

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 4

8:00 10:50

11:00 -  12:15

MW

 

11:00   1:50

2:00 -    3:15

MW

 

2:00   4:50

                                    *Friday, May 1, 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, May 2.

 EVENING CLASSES--EXAM SCHEDULE

 All night class exams will be held at the regular class meeting time (April 28 – May 4th):

Tuesday Evening Classes

Tuesday, April 28

Wednesday Evening Classes

Wednesday, April 29

Thursday Evening Classes

Thursday, April 30

Monday Evening Classes

Monday, May 4

 

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

 

ALL GRADES ARE DUE IN THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE: Tuesday, MAY 5th, by 9:00 am

 

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 2019 - Spring Semester 2020

 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 2019 - WCC Calendar 

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

5

October 11, November 25-27, December 19

Registration

4

August 16-20

Examination days

5

December 12 - 18

Instructional  days

75

 

total work days

89

 

 Summary for Spring Semester 2020 - WCC Calendar

 

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

9

March 6, May 6-8, May 11-15

Registration

2

January 2-3

Examination days

5

April 28-May 4

Instructional  days

75

 

total work days

91

 

TOTAL WORK DAYS

180

 

 

Comparison of WCC Calendar to VCCS Policy

Class instruction: WCC - 150, VCCS Policy - Minimum of 150 (75 each semester)
Examinations: WCC - 10, VCCS Policy -  Approximately 10
Registration and In-Service: WCC - 20, VCCS Policy - Approximately 20
Total: WCC - 180 working days, VCCS Policy - 180 working days


 

SUMMER TERM 2020

Early Registration for Summer Semester Begins at WCC Campus

Monday, April 6                            

Early Registration for Fall Semester Begins at WCC Campus

Monday, April 6

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

Wednesday,  May 15

Tuition Payment Plan for Summer 2020  

 

Monday, April 6 through

Tuesday, May 12

Memorial Day Holiday (College Closed)

Monday, May 25

Book Charges Open for students on Financial Aid

Tuesday, May 26

Book Charges Close for students on Financial Aid

Thursday, June 11

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Friday, July 3

Graduation application deadline for summer graduates who have not previously applied

Wednesday, July 15

 

10-WEEK SESSION (June 1-August 6)

Classes Begin

Monday, June 1

Last Day to Add Classes

Friday, June 5

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Thursday, June 11

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Friday, July 3

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”                                                    

Friday, July 10

Classes End

Thursday, August 6

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 7

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

Monday, August 10

 

1ST FIVE-WEEK SESSION (June 1- July 2)

Classes Begin

Monday, June 1

Last Day to Add Classes

Wednesday, June 3

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Friday, June 5

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

Friday, June 19

Classes End

Thursday, July 2

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

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

Thursday, July 2

Independence Day Holiday (College Closed)

Friday, July 3

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

Monday, July 6

 

2ND FIVE-WEEK SESSION (July 6- August 6)

Classes Begin

Monday, July 6

Last Day to Add Classes

Wednesday, July 8

Last Day to Drop Classes and Receive a Refund

Friday, July 10

Last Day to Withdraw and Receive a “W”

Friday, July 24

Classes End

Thursday, August 6

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 7

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

Monday, August 10

 


ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2020-2021

FALL 2020

AUGUST

3

Monday

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

17

Monday

Registration & Enrollment at all campus locations

18

Tuesday

Registration & Enrollment at all campus locations

18

Tuesday

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

19

Wednesday

Extended Registration Hours- All locations, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm:  Student Support Offices, Business Office,  & Bookstore Open on Wytheville Campus, *Faculty available 8am to 5pm to register and assist students

20

Thursday

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

21

Friday

Extended Registration Hours-WCC Campus, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm:  Student Support Offices,  Business Office, & Bookstore Open

22

Saturday

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

24

Monday

First Day of Class

31

Monday

Last day to add a class without instructor approval

SEPTEMBER

4

Friday

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

7

Monday

Labor Day holiday - College closed - No classes

OCTOBER

9

Friday

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

9

Friday

Application Deadline for Fall Graduation

19-30

Mon-Friday

Spring Advisement Weeks

19

Monday

Registration for Spring Semester begins

29

Thursday

Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W” for courses that start August 21 and end Dec 14th (consult course syllabus if taking a class with an alternate schedule.)

NOVEMBER

1

Sunday

Online Application for graduation for Spring and Summer 2021 due to Admissions Office if planning to participate in the Spring 2021 Graduation Ceremony

2

Monday

LPN to RN Bridge Application Deadline

23-25

Mon.-Wed.

In-Service Days – No classes

26-27

Thurs.-Fri.

Thanksgiving Holidays – College closed - No classes

DECEMBER

1

Tuesday

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

14

Monday

Last day of classes

15-21

Tues—Mon

Final Exams for day and night classes

22

Tuesday

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

23

Wed

In-Service Day

24

Thursday

Holiday Begins-All Employees

                                                                         

Final Examination Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

CLASS SCHEDULE

EXAM DATE

EXAM TIME

9:30  - 10:45

TTH

Tuesday, December 15

8:00 10:50

12:30 -    1:45

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

3:30  -   4:45

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

8:00  -   9:15

MW

 Wednesday, December 16

8:00 10:50

11:00 -  12:15

MW

 

11:00   1:50

2:00  -   3:15

MW

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -   10:45

TTH

 Thursday, December 17

8:00 10:50

11:00 -    1:25

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

1:30 -    4:15

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

8:00  -   9:15

F

*Friday, December 18

8:00 10:50

11:00 -  12:15

F

 

11:00   1:50

2:00  -   3:15

F

 

2:00   4:50

9:30  - 10:45

M

 Monday, December 21

8:00 10:50

12:30 -    1:45

M

 

11:00   1:50

3:30  -   4:45

M

 

2:00   4:50

                                    *Friday, December 18th, 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 19th.

EVENING CLASSES--EXAM SCHEDULE

All night class exams will be held at the regular class meeting time (December 15-21):

Tuesday Evening Classes

Tuesday, December 15

Wednesday Evening Classes

Thursday Evening Classes

Monday Evening Classes

Wednesday, December 16

Thursday, December 17

Monday, December 21

 

 

 

 

 

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 22nd, 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 2021

JANUARY

4-7

Mon—Thurs

All Locations: Student Support Offices, Business Office, and Bookstore Open on Wytheville Campus 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

6-7

Wed—Thurs

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

*Faculty available 8am to 5pm to advise and assist students

8

Friday

Registration & Advising –Wytheville Campus, 8am – 5 pm:  Student Support Offices, Business Office,  & Bookstore Open on Wytheville Campus

9

Saturday

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

11

Monday

First day of classes

18

Monday

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

19

Tuesday

Last day to add a class without instructor approval

25

Monday

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

FEBRUARY

15

Monday

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

MARCH

5

Friday

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

12

Friday

Last day to withdraw from class and receive a “W” for courses that start January 6th and end April 27th (consult course syllabus if taking a class with an alternate schedule.)

15-19

Mon. – Fri.

Faculty/student spring break – No classes

22

Monday

Registration for Summer Semester begins

APRIL

1

Thursday

Registration for Fall Semester begins

MAY

3

Monday

Last day of classes

4 – 10

Tuesday—

Monday

Final exams for day and night classes begin

11

Tuesday

Grades due by 9:00 am

11-14

Tuesday—

Fridays

In-Service  Days

14

Friday

Honor’s Convocation

15

Saturday

Health Professions Curricula Pinnings and Commencement

 

Final Examination Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

CLASS SCHEDULE

EXAM DATE

EXAM TIME

9:30  - 10:45

TTH

Tuesday, May 4

8:00 10:50

12:30 -    1:45

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

3:30  -   4:45

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -   10:45

MW

Wednesday, May 5

8:00 10:50

11:00 -    1:25

MW

 

11:00   1:50

1:30 -    4:15

MW

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -   10:45

TTH

Thursday, May 6

8:00 10:50

11:00 -    1:25

TTH

 

11:00   1:50

1:30 -    4:15

TTH

 

2:00   4:50

8:00 -   10:45

F

*Friday, May 7

8:00 10:50

11:00 -    1:25

F

 

11:00   1:50

1:30 -    4:15

F

 

2:00   4:50

9:30 -  10:45

M

 

8:00 10:50

12:25 -    1:25

M

Monday, May 10

11:00   1:50

3:00 -    4:15

M

 

2:00   4:50

                                           *Friday, May 7th, 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, May 8.

EVENING CLASSES--EXAM SCHEDULE

All night class exams will be held at the regular class meeting time (May 4—10):

Tuesday Evening Classes

Tuesday, May 4

Wednesday Evening Classes

Wednesday, May 5

Thursday Evening Classes

Thursday, May 6

Monday Evening Classes

Monday, May 10

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

ALL GRADES ARE DUE IN THE REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

Tuesday, MAY 11th, by 9:00 am

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 2020 - Spring Semester 2021

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 2020 - WCC Calendar

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

5

October 9, November 23-25, December 22-23

Registration

5

august 17-21

Examination days

5

December 15-21

Instructional  days

75

 

total work days

90

 

 

Summary for Spring Semester 2021 - WCC Calendar

 

DAYS

DATES

In-service

5

March 5, May 11-14

Registration

5

January 4-8

Examination days

5

M

Instructional  days

75

 

total work days

90

 

TOTAL WORK DAYS

180

 

 

Comparison of WCC Calendar to VCCS Policy

Class instruction: WCC - 150, VCCS Policy - Minimum of 150 (75 each semester)
Examinations: WCC - 10, VCCS Policy -  Approximately 10
Registration and In-Service: WCC - 20, VCCS Policy - Approximately 20
Total: WCC - 180 working days, VCCS Policy - 180 working days

 

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