2016-2017 Academic Affairs Administrative Calendar (Academic Planning Calendar)
Office of the Provost

2016
June
July
August
September

October
November
December
2017
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February
March
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May
June
July
August
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PLEASE NOTE:

  • Dates and deadlines listed on the Academic Affairs Administrative Calendar (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.

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JUNE 2016

1 Academic Deans Goals, Evaluation and Annual Reports Due to the Provost
25 Summer Session I Ends
27 Summer Session II Begins
30 Provost's Annual Report Due to the President

 JULY 2016

4 Independence Day
29 Summer Session II Ends

AUGUST 2016

1 Summer Session III Begins
19 Summer Session III Ends
22 Academic Year Begins
23 Ancell School of Business Opening Meeting 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. WS 218
23 School of Visual and Performing Arts Opening Meeting 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. Hagman Concert Hall
24 Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences Opening Meeting 10:00 - 12:00 p.m. WA
24 School of Professional Studies Opening Meeting 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. WH 127
24 President’s Fall Opening Meeting 3:00 - 4:30 p.m., Hagman Concert Hall
26 Welcome Week/Orientation
26 Opening Gates Ceremony - 1:30 p.m., Midtown
26 First year/Transfer student move in beginning 9am
26 Residence Halls open for returning students
29 First Day of Classes

SEPTEMBER 2016

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from October 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
2 Add/Drop period ends for Full Semester Day classes
4 Last day for part-time students to withdraw with 100% refund
5 Labor Day - No Classes
8 Add/Drop period ends for full semester evening courses
9 Department Chairs Request for New Faculty Positions as Per the Academic Plan Due in Deans Offices
12 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
14 Independent Study forms and Faculty Development Forms due in Registrar’s Office
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.)
15 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., SC 202
21 University Senate - 3:30 p.m., WH 127
23 Pass/Fail option and Audit Form Deadline
23 Audit Pass/Fail Deadline
28 Deadline to submit Sabbatical Leave Requests
30 Deans Submit Requests for New Faculty to the Provost as Per the Academic Plan

OCTOBER 2016

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 - 4 Rosh Hashanah
3 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
7 Repeat Policy deadline
7 Undergraduate Spring/Summer 2016 INC submission
10 Management Approval of New Hires
10 Columbus Day - Non-essential University offices closed. Classes in Session
11 - 12 Yom Kippur
19 University Senate - 3:30 p.m. WS 218
20 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
20 Department Chairpersons Meeting - 3:30 p.m., WA Lyceum 102 (North)
21 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
22 Homecoming Day
24 Second eight week classes begin

NOVEMBER 2016

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 - 21 Tentative registration begins for Spring 2016 - See Registrar’s webpage for detailed information
4 Fall 2017 and Winter session 2018 Class Schedules due in the Registrar’s Office
6 Open House 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., O’Neill Center
6 Deadline for 2016-2017 Applications for Reassigned Time for Research
7 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
11 Veterans Day - University offices opened. Classes in session
16 University Senate - 3:30 p.m., WH 127
17 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., SC 202
18 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
18 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017
22 Non-matriculated student registration begins
23 - 27 Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes
24 - 25 Thanksgiving Recess - University offices closed
28 - Dec 7 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations

DECEMBER 2016

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 Graduate Incomplete submission deadline for Spring/Summer 2016
5 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
9 Makeup/Reading Days
10 - 16 Final Exams
12 - 20 Hanukkah
14 University Senate - 3:30 p.m. WS 218
15 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
18 Semester Ends
19 Intersession Begins
21 Fall final grades due
26 Christmas Holiday (Observed) - University offices are closed. No Classes

JANUARY 2017

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 New Year’s Holiday (Observed) - University offices closed. No Classes
12 Cross registration and Senior Citizen registration begins
13 Intersession Ends
13 Semester Begins
16 Martin Luther King Holiday - University offices closed. No Classes
16 Last day for full-time students to Withdraw from WCSU with no financial penalty
17 First Day of Classes
17 Spring Opening Meeting - 3:30 p.m., Location, TBD
18 University Senate - 3:30 p.m., WH 127
18 Intersession Final grades due
19 Snow Date-- Spring Opening Meeting - 3:30 p.m., Location, TBD
19 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., SC 202
23 Last day for full-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 90% refund
23 Last day for part-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive 100% refund
27 Last day to Add/Drop day courses.
27 Last day to Add/Drop Courses that meet once per week

FEBRUARY 2017

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Deadline for CSU/AAUP Research Grant Applications for AY 2017-2018
1 Student Independent Study forms and Faculty Development forms are due to the Registrar’s office
6 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
10 Last day to submit Pass/Fail Option forms and audit forms to the Registrar’s Office
13
  • 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.
15 University Senate - 3:30 p.m. WS 218
16 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
17 - 20 Presidents’ Holiday - University offices closed. No Classes
24 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from April 1, 2017 - June 20, 2017
24 Undergraduate Fall/Intersession Incomplete grades due

MARCH 2017

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Deadline for Faculty to Send Requests to Deans for Summer Curriculum Related Activities
6 Deadline for Deans to Submit Requests to Provost's Office for Summer Curriculum-Related Activities
6 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
9 Department Chairpersons Meeting - 3:30 p.m., WA Lyceum 102 (North)
10 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
13 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
13 - 19 Spring Break - No Classes
15 Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Request Due to Department Chairperson
20 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 myhille@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. 
20 Deans--All award information must be received by University Events or will not be included in the program.
22 University Senate - 3:30 p.m., WH 127
23 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., SC 202
24 Chair Recommendation of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications Submitted to Dean
29 Dean Recommendation of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications Submitted to the Provost

APRIL 2017

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
3 - 25 Tentative Undergraduate registration begins - See Registrar’s office webpage for detailed information
3 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
8 Accepted Student Day
12 Provost Approval of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications for the Following Year
14 Day of Reflection – University offices closed. No Classes
17 Deadline for Academic Depts. to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
17 Dean’s Office pick up of certificates from the Office of Publications & Design (OM 202)
19 University Senate - 3:30 p.m. WS 218
20 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
21 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from July 1, 2017 - September 30, 2017
24 Ancell School Honors Convocation Ceremony - 7:00 p.m., Westside Campus Center Ballroom
24 - May 3 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations
25 Professional Studies Honors Convocation Ceremony - 8:00 p.m. Ives Concert Hall
25 Arts & Sciences Honors Convocation Ceremony - 6:00 p.m., Ives Concert Hall
26 Non-matriculated undergraduate students registration

MAY 2017

  For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 UPBC - 2:30 p.m., SC 226
2 Visual & Performing Arts Honors Convocation Ceremony - 6:30 p.m., Hagman Concert Hall, VPAC
3 GR Incomplete deadline for Fall/Intersession courses
4 - 5 Make-up/Reading Day
 5 Spring 2018, Spring Break 2018 and Summer 2018 Class Schedules due in the Registrar’s Office
6 - 12 Final Exams
10 University Senate - 3:30 p.m., WH 127
12 Academic Departments Annual Reports Due in their Respective Dean’s Office
15 Deadline for Administrative Departments to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
17 Spring Final grades due
18 CUCAS - 9:30 a.m., SC 202
21 Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement - 10:30 a.m., Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, CT
22 Summer Session I Begins
29 Memorial Day - University offices are closed. No classes
31 Semester Ends

JUNE 2017

1 Academic Deans Goals, Evaluation and Annual Reports Due to the Provost
23 Summer Session I Ends
26 Summer Session II Begins
28 Summer Session I Final grades due
30 Provost's Annual Report Due to the President

JULY 2017

4 Independence Day - University offices are closed. No classes
28 Summer Session II Ends
31 Summer Session III Begins

AUGUST 2017

2 Summer Session II Final grades due
18 Summer Session III Ends
23 Summer Session III Final grades due
28 Academic Year Begins
29 First Day of Classes

SEPTEMBER 2017

4 Labor Day - University offices closed. No Classes

 

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