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WCSU Student Handbook 2019-20

Academic Calendar

Western Day of Service 2018Fall Semester – 2019

Aug. 17 Summer Session III Ends
Aug. 22 Transfer Orientation
Aug. 23 Move-In Day for Freshmen (LEAP begins)
Aug. 26 Academic Year begins for Faculty
Aug. 27 First Day of Classes
Sept. 2 Labor Day — No Classes
Sept. 20 6th Annual WCSU Day of Service
Nov. 28-Dec. 1 Thanksgiving Recess — No Classes
Dec. 7 Last Day of Classes
Dec. 9-15 Final Exams
Dec. 18 Fall Final Grades Due


Ella Grasso Hall in WinterWinter Intersession – 2019-20

Dec. 16 Intersession Begins
Dec. 25 Christmas Holiday — No Classes
Jan. 1, 2020 New Year’s Holiday — No Classes
Jan. 11 Intersession Ends
Jan. 15 Intersession Final Grades Due



SCherry Blossomspring Semester – 2020

Jan. 20 Semester Begins
Jan. 20 Martin Luther King Holiday — No Classes
Jan. 21 First Day of Classes
Feb. 14-17 President’s Holiday — No Classes
Mar. 16-22 Spring Break — No Classes
April 10 Day of Reflection — No Classes
May 7 Make-up/Reading Day
May 11-17 Final Exams
May 17 Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement (tentative)
May 20 Spring Final Grades Due


Berkshire Hall Entrance in SummerSummer Sessions — 2020

May 25 Memorial Day — No Classes
May 26 Summer Session I Begins
June 27 Summer Session I Ends
June 29 Summer Session II Begins
July 4 Independence Day — No Classes
August 1 Summer Session II Ends
August 3 Summer Session III Begins
August 22 Summer Session III Ends


View across Student Center toward Danbury Hospital in fallFall Semester – 2020

Aug. 26 First Day of Classes
Sept. 7 Labor Day — No Classes


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