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Current Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Fall 2020

August 17 Cross Registration and Senior Citizen registration begins
August 24 First year/Transfer student move in
August 25 Academic Year Begins For Faculty
Residence Halls open for returning students
Last day for full-time student to withdraw with no financial penalty
August 26 First Day of Classes.  Enrollment reporting begins
September 1 Last day for full-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 90% refund
Last day for part-time students to withdraw with 100% refund
September 2 Add/Drop period ends for Full Semester Day classes
September 7 Labor Day – No classes – University closed
September 9 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 60% refund
September 14 Independent Study forms and Faculty Development forms due in Registrar’s Office
September 16 Enrollment Reporting Census Date
September 18 WCSU Day of Service. No morning classes. Afternoon classes resume at 1pm
September 23 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 40% refund. Last day to submit Pass/Fail Option forms and Audit forms to the Registrar’s office
October 9 Undergraduate Incomplete submission deadline for Spring/Summer
October 12 Columbus Day – Classes in session. Non-essential Univ. offices closed
October 21 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
October 26 Second eight week classes begin
November 1 Undergraduate Graduation Application Deadline for Spring Commencement
November 4 – November 23 Tentative registration begins for Spring 2021 – See Registrar’s webpage for detailed information
November 11 Veteran’s Day Observed – University open. Classes in session
November 21 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
November 25 Thanksgiving Recess  Begins – No Classes – University open
November 26 – November 29 Thanksgiving Recess Cont. – No Classes – University closed
November 30 Non-matriculated student registration begins
December 7 Last Day of Classes
December 8 Reading Day.

Graduate Incomplete submission deadline for Spring/Summer

December 9-15 Final Exams
December 18 Fall final grades due

Winter Intersession

December 21 Intersession Begins
December 25 Christmas Holiday – No classes – University closed
January 1 New Year’s Holiday – No classes – University closed
January 16 Intersession Ends
January 20 Intersession Final grades due

Spring 2021

January 11 Cross registration and Senior Citizen registration begins
January 18 Martin Luther King Day – No Classes University closed

Last day for full-time students to Withdraw from WCSU with no financial penalty

January 19 Semester Begins

First Day of Classes

January 26 Last day for full-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 90% refund
Last day for part-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive 100% refund
January 27 Last day to Add/Drop day courses
February 2 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 60% refund
February 5 Student Independent Study forms are due to the Registrar’s Office
February 9 Enrollment Reporting Census Date
February 12-15 President’s holiday – No classes, University closed
February 16 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 40% refund

Last day to submit Pass/Fail Option forms and audit forms to the Registrar’s Office

March 2 Undergraduate Incomplete submission deadline for Fall/Intersession
March 15 – 21 Spring Break No Classes
March 23 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
April 2 Day of Reflection – No classes, University closed
April 3 No  classes, University closed
April 7 – 23 Tentative Undergraduate registration begins – See Registrar’s office webpage for detailed information
April 16 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
April 26 Non-matriculated undergraduate students registration
May 7 Last Day of Classes
Graduate Incomplete submission deadline for Fall/Intersession
May 10 – 16 Final Exam Week
May 16 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement (tentative)
May 19 Spring Final grades due

Summer Session 2021

May 24 Summer Session I Begins
May 31 Memorial Day – No classes, University closed
June 26 Summer Session I Ends
June 28 Summer Session II Begins
July 1 Summer Session I Final grades due
July 4 Independence Day – No classes, University closed
July 31 Summer Session II Ends
August 2 Summer Session III Begins
August 4 Summer Session II Final grades due
August 21 Summer Session III Ends
August 25 Summer Session III Final grades due