Academic Planning Calendar

2014
June
July
August
September

October
November
December
2015
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Dates and deadlines listed on the Academic Planning Calendar are subject to change without prior notice.  Check the calendar frequently for updates.
  • For Evaluation Process Due Dates please refer to the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Click on the links below for information pertaining to:

JUNE 2014
2 Deans send Goals and Evaluation Reports to the Provost/VPAA
2 Academic Deans Annual Reports Due to the Provost
20 Summer Session I Ends
23 Summer Session II Begins
30 Provost's Annual Report Due to the President

JULY 2014

4 Independence Day (Observed)
25 Summer Session II Ends
28 Summer Session III Begins

AUGUST 2014

22 Summer Session III Ends
25 Opening Gates Ceremony – 1:30 p.m., Midtown
25 Academic Year Begins
26 President’s Fall Opening Meeting – 3:30 p.m., V&PA Building Concert Hall
26 School of Arts and Sciences Opening Meeting 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. WA Lyceum
26 School of Visual and Performing Arts Opening Faculty Meeting 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Westside Campus Ballroom
26 Ancell School of Business Opening Meeting 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. WS 218
27 Welcome Week/Orientation
27 School of Professional Studies Opening Meeting 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. WA
28 First Day of Classes

SEPTEMBER 2014

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Labor Day - No Classes
5 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from Oct. 1, 2014 – Dec. 31, 2014
8 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
12 Department Chairs Request for New Faculty Positions as Per the Academic Plan Due in Deans Offices
15 The DEC Shall Inform Any Full-Time Members of their Department Who Meet the Standards Specified for Promotion. (For Further Information, Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.)
16 Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting  - 3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Science Building, Room 125
17 Senate – 3:30 p.m., SC 201
18 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
25-26 Rosh Hashanah
26 Deans Submit Requests for New Faculty to the Provost as Per the Academic Plan
29 Deadline to submit Sabbatical Leave Requests

OCTOBER 2014

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
4 Yom Kippur
6 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
10 Management Approval of New Hires
13 Columbus Day - Classes Are in Session
15 Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
16 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
23 Department Chairpersons Meeting – 3:30 p.m., WA Lyceum 201(North)
25 Homecoming Day

NOVEMBER 2014

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 Open House 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., O’Neill Center
3 Fall 2015 and Winter session 2016 Class Schedules due in the Registrar’s Office
3 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
6 Deadline for 2015-2016 Applications for Reassigned Time for Research
11 Veterans Day – Classes are in session
13 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
19 Senate – 3:30 p.m., SC 201
26-30 Thanksgiving Recess – No Classes
27-28 Thanksgiving Recess – University Offices Closed

DECEMBER 2014

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from Jan.1, 2015 to Feb. 28, 2015
1 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
9-17 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations
10 Senate –  3:30 p.m. WS 218
10 Makeup/Reading Days
11-17 Final Exams
17 Semester Ends
17-24 Hanukkah
18 Intersession Begins
18 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
25 Christmas Holiday – No Classes

JANUARY 2015

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 New Year’s Holiday – No Classes
8 Intersession Ends
9 Semester Begins
12 First Day of Classes
12 Spring Opening Meeting – 3:30 p.m., Location TBD
13 Snow Date--WCSU Spring Opening Meeting – 3:30 p.m., Location TBD
19 Martin Luther King Holiday—No Classes
21 Senate – 3:30 p.m. SC 201
30 Deadline for CSU/AAUP Research Grant Applications for AY 2015-2016

FEBRUARY 2015

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
6 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from March 1, 2015 - May 31, 2015
13-16 Presidents’ Holiday—No classes
18 Senate – 3:30 p.m., WS 218
19 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
20
  • Deans--Office of University Events must be informed of all awards, which
     will be presented this year (even if recipient is not yet selected.)
 
  • Departments must make any changes in the text of the award descriptions
    through their Dean
 
  • Any new awards under consideration must be finalized through the dean’s
     office.

MARCH 2015

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 Deadline for Faculty to Send Requests to Deans for Summer Curriculum Related Activities
2 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
5 Deadline for Deans to Submit Requests to Provost's Office for Summer Curriculum-Related Activities
11 Senate – 3:30 p.m., SC 201
12 Department Chairpersons Meeting – 3:30 p.m., WA Lyceum 102 (North)
13 Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Request Due to Department Chairperson
16-21 Spring Break – No Classes
19 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m.,  SC 202
20 Deans--All names of award presenters (including presenters from outside organizations) must be forwarded to the Office of University Events if they are to appear properly in the program booklet
23 Deans--All information pertaining to Award Certificates to be presented—including title of certificate, date of issue, name of recipient(s) as they wish it to appear and signatories--must be forwarded by email only to requestprintshop@wcsu.edu, please cc: bechardh@wcsu.edu prior to this date.  Deans who may want to have digital signatures added to the certificates should scan and send a copy of their signature to University Publications & Design to davisj@wcsu.edu to be kept on file. While hand-signing is always preferred, IN NO INSTANCES SHOULD SIGNATURE STAMPS EVER BE CONSIDERED AN ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTE. 
25 Chair Recommendation of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications Submitted to Dean
27 Dean Recommendation of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications Submitted to the Provost
27 Deans--All award information must be received by University Events or will not be included in the program.

APRIL 2015

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
3-4 Day of Reflection
6 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
9 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
11 Accepted Student Day
13 Provost Approval of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications for the Following Year
15 Deadline for Academic Depts. to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
15 Senate – 3:30 p.m., WS 218
17 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from June 1, 2015 - to Sept. 30, 2015
20 Dean’s Office pick up of certificates from the Office of Publications & Design (OM 204).
27 Ancell School Honors Convocation Ceremony – 7:00 p.m., Westside Campus Center Ballroom
28 Professional Studies Honors Convocation Ceremony – 8:00 p.m. Ives Concert Hall
28 Arts & Sciences Honors Convocation Ceremony – 6:00 p.m., Ives Concert Hall

MAY 2015

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Spring 2016, Spring Break 2016 and Summer 2016 Class Schedules due in the Registrar’s Office
1-2 Make-up/Reading Day
1-9 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations
4-9 Final Exams
4 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
6 Senate – 3:30 p.m., SC 201
8 Graduate Commencement –  (TIME & VENUE TBD)
8 Academic Departments Annual Reports Due in their Respective Dean’s Office
9 Semester Ends
10 Undergraduate Commencement (TIME & VENUE TBD)
15 Deadline for Administrative Departments to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
18 Summer Session I Begins
21 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
25 Memorial Day (Observed)

JUNE 2015

1 Deans send Goals and Evaluation Reports to the Provost/VPAA
1 Academic Deans Annual Reports Due to the Provost
19 Summer Session I Ends
22 Summer Session II Begins
30 Provost's Annual Report Due to the President

JULY 2015

3 Independence Day (Observed)
24 Summer Session II Ends
27 Summer Session III Begins

AUGUST 2015

21 Summer Session III Ends
24 Academic Year Begins
31 First Day of Classes

SEPTEMBER 2015

7 Labor Day - No classes

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