ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2019-2020

 

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

Friday,  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

Online Registration & Enrollment (see website for details)

18

Tuesday

Online Registration & Enrollment (see website for details)

18

Tuesday

Extended Online Registration Hours—8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (see website for details)

WCC Bookstore Hours to be announced

19

Wednesday

Extended Online Registration Hours—8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (see website for details)

WCC Bookstore Hours to be announced

20

Thursday

Extended Online Registration Hours—8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (see website for details)

WCC Bookstore Hours to be announced

21

Friday

Extended Online Registration Hours—8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (see website for details)

WCC Bookstore Hours to be announced

22

Saturday

Extended Online Registration Hours—8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (see website for details)

WCC Bookstore Hours to be announced

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

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

3

Tuesday

Election Day—College closed--No classes

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

15

Tuesday

Last day of classes

16-21

Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat., & Mon.

Final Exams for day and night classes

22

Tuesday

In-service Day, Grades due by 9:00 am

23

Wednesday

In-Service Day

24

Thursday

Holiday Begins-All Employees

All grades are due in to the Registrar's Office by Tuesday, December 22nd, at 9:00 a.m.

 

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

 All grades are due in the Registrar's Office by Tuesday, May 11th, by 9:00 am

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

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

May 4-10

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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