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Current Academic Calendar – 2019 – 2020

Fall 2019

August 23 Cross Registration and Senior Citizen registration begins
August 23 First year/Transfer student move in
August 26 Academic Year Begins For Faculty
Residence Halls open for returning students
Last day for full-time student to withdraw with no financial penalty
August 27 First Day of Classes.  Enrollment reporting begins
September 2 Labor Day – No classes – University closed
September 3 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 4 Add/Drop period ends for Full Semester Day classes
September 10 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 60% refund
September 13 Independent Study forms and Faculty Development forms due in Registrar’s Office
September 17 Enrollment Reporting Census Date
September 20 WCSU Day of Service. No morning classes. Afternoon classes resume at 1pm.
September 23 Last day for Pass/Fail and Audit requests
September 24 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 40% refund
October 7 Undergraduate Incomplete submission deadline for Spring/Summer
October 14 Columbus Day – Classes in session. Non-essential Univ. offices closed
October 21 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
October 21 Second eight week classes begin
November 1 Undergraduate Graduation Application Deadline for Spring Commencement
November 1 – November 22 Tentative registration begins – See Registrar’s webpage for detailed information
November 11 Veteran’s Day Observed – University open. Classes in session
November 15 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
November 26 Non-matriculated student registration begins
November 27 Thanksgiving Recess  Begins – No Classes – University open
November 28 – December 1 Thanksgiving Recess Cont. – No Classes – University closed
December 6 Graduate Incomplete submission deadline for Spring/Summer
December 7 Last Day of Classes
December 9 – 15 Final Exams
December 18 Fall final grades due

Winter Intersession

December 16 Intersession Begins
December 25 Christmas Holiday – No classes – University closed
January 1 New Year’s Holiday – No classes – University closed
January 11 Intersession Ends
January 15 Intersession Final grades due

Spring 2020

January 17 Cross registration and Senior Citizen registration begins
January 20 Martin Luther King Day – No Classes University closed
January 20 Semester Begins
Last day for full-time students to Withdraw from WCSU with no financial penalty
January 21 First Day of Classes
January 27 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 28 Last day to Add/Drop day courses
February 3 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 60% refund
February 8 Student Independent Study forms are due to the Registrar’s Office
February 11 Enrollment Reporting Census Date
February 14-17 President’s holiday – No classes, University closed
February 18 Last day for students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 40% refund
February 18 Last day to submit Pass/Fail Option forms and audit forms to the Registrar’s Office
February 28 Undergraduate Incomplete submission deadline for Fall/Intersession
March 16-22 Spring Break No Classes
March 24 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
April 1- 17 Tentative Undergraduate registration begins – See Registrar’s office webpage for detailed information
April 10 Day of Reflection – No classes, University closed
April 11 No  classes, University closed
April 17 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
April 22 Non-matriculated undergraduate students registration
May 7 Make-up/Reading Day
May 8 Last Day of Classes
Graduate Incomplete submission deadline for Fall/Intersession
May 11 – 17 Final Exam Week
May 17 Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement (tentative)
May 20 Spring Final grades due

Summer Session 2020

May 25 Memorial Day – No classes, University closed
May 26 Summer Session I Begins
June 27 Summer Session I Ends
June 29 Summer Session II Begins
July 1 Summer Session I Final grades due
July 4 Independence Day – No classes, University closed
August 1 Summer Session II Ends
August 3 Summer Session III Begins
August 5 Summer Session II Final grades due
August 22 Summer Session III Ends
August 26 Summer Session III Final grades due