2017-2018 Academic Affairs Administrative Calendar (Academic Planning Calendar)
Office of the Provost

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December
2018
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August
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  • 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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For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

JUNE 2017

9 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
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
25 Welcome Week/Orientation
25 Opening Gates Ceremony – 1:30 p.m., Midtown
25 First year/Transfer student move in
28 Residence Halls open for returning students
28 Academic Year Begins
28 Ancell School of Business Opening Meeting 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. WS 218
28 School of Visual and Performing Arts Opening Meeting 10:30:00 - 12:30 p.m. Hagman Concert Hall
28 Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences Opening Meeting 9:00 - 11:00 p.m. WA
28 School of Professional Studies Opening Meeting 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Leir Retreat Center in Ridgefield, CT
28 President’s Fall Opening Meeting 3:3p.m., TBD
29 First Day of Classes

 

SEPTEMBER 2017

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

1 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from October 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017
4 Labor Day - No Classes
5 Last day for part-time students to withdraw with 100% refund
6 Add/Drop period ends for Full Semester Day classes
8 Department Chairs Request for New Faculty Positions as Per the Academic Plan Due in Deans Offices
11 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
15 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.)
27 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
20 - 22 Rosh Hashanah
21 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
25 Last date for Pass/Fail and Audit requests
28 Deadline to submit Sabbatical Leave Requests
29 - 30 Yom Kippur
29 Deans Submit Requests for New Faculty to the Provost as Per the Academic Plan

 
OCTOBER 2017

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

2 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
7 Homecoming Day
9 Undergraduate Incomplete submissions deadline for Spring/Summer
9 Columbus Day – Non-essential University offices closed. Classes in Session
10 Management Approval of New Hires
18 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
19 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
19 Department Chairpersons Meeting – 3:30 p.m., WA Lyceum 102 (North)
23 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
23 Second eight week classes begin

 

NOVEMBER 2017

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

1 Fall 2017 and Winter session 2018 Class Schedules due in the Registrar’s Office
1 - 22 Tentative registration begins for Spring 2018 – See Registrar’s webpage for detailed information
5 Open House 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., O’Neill Center
6 Deadline for 2017-2018 Applications for Reassigned Time for Research
6 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
12 Veterans Day – University offices opened. Classes in session
15 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
16 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
17 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
17 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from January 1, 2018 –  March 31, 2018
22 - 26 Thanksgiving Recess – No Classes
23 - 24 Thanksgiving Recess – University offices closed
27 Non-matriculated student registration begins
27 - Dec 6 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations

 
DECEMBER 2017

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

4 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
7 Graduate Incomplete submission deadline for Spring/Summer
9 Last Day of Classes
11 - 17 Final Exams
12 - 20 Hanukkah
13 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
17 Semester Ends
18 Intersession Begins
20 Fall final grades due
21 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
25 Christmas Holiday – University offices are closed. No Classes

 

JANUARY 2018

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

1 New Year’s Holiday – University offices closed. No Classes
12 Cross registration and Senior Citizen registration begins
13 Intersession Ends
15 Martin Luther King Holiday— University offices closed. No Classes
16 Last day for full-time students to Withdraw from WCSU with no financial penalty
16 Semester Begins
17 First Day of Classes
17 Spring Opening Meeting – 3:30 p.m., Location, TBD
17 Intersession Final grades due
18 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
23 Last day for full-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 90% refund
24 Last day for part-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive 100% refund
24 Last day to Add/Drop day courses.
24 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127



FEBRUARY 2018

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

1 Deadline for CSU/AAUP Research Grant Applications for AY 2018-2019
1 Student Independent Study forms are due to the Registrar’s office
5 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
9

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

12
  • 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 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
16 - 19 Presidents’ Holiday – University offices closed. No Classes
21 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
23 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from April 1, 2018 – June 30, 2018
26 Undergraduate Fall/Intersession Incomplete  grades due

 

MARCH 2018

 

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
5 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
6 Deadline for Deans to Submit Requests to Provost's Office for Summer Curriculum-Related Activities
8 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m.,  SC 202
9 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
10 - 18 Spring Break – No Classes
12 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
15 Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Request Due to Department Chairperson
19 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. 
19 Deans--All award information must be received by University Events or will not be included in the program.
21 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
22 Department Chairpersons Meeting – 3:30 p.m., WA Lyceum 102 (North)
23 Chair Recommendation of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications Submitted to Dean
29 Dean Recommendation of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications Submitted to the Provost
30 Day of Reflection – University offices closed. No Classes

 

APRIL 2018

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

2 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
2 - 20 Tentative Undergraduate registration begins – See Registrar’s office webpage for detailed information
7 Accepted Student Day
12 Provost Approval of Supplementary Laboratory (Workload) Credit Applications for the Following Year
13 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
16 Deadline for Academic Departments to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
18 Dean’s Office pick up of certificates from the Office of Publications & Design (OM 202)
18 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
19 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
20 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from July 1, 2018 –  September 30, 2018
23 Non-matriculated undergraduate students registration
23 Ancell School Honors Convocation Ceremony – 7:00 p.m., Westside Campus Center Ballroom
23 - May 2 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations
24 Professional Studies Honors Convocation Ceremony – 6:00 p.m. Ives Concert Hall
24 Arts & Sciences Honors Convocation Ceremony – 8:00 p.m., Ives Concert Hall

 

MAY 2018

 

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

1 Spring 2018, Spring Break 2018 and Summer 2018 Class Schedules due in the Registrar’s Office
1 Visual & Performing Arts Honors Convocation Ceremony – 6:30 p.m., Hagman Concert Hall, VPAC
3 Last Day of Classes
3 Graduate Incomplete deadline for Fall/Intersession courses
4 - 5 Make-up/Reading Day
7 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
7 - 13 Final Exams
9 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
11 Academic Departments Annual Reports Due in their Respective Dean’s Office
15 Deadline for Administrative Departments to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
16 Spring Final grades due
17 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
20 Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement – 10:30 a.m., Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, CT
21 Summer Session I Begins
28 Memorial Day - University offices are closed. No classes
31 Semester Ends

 

JUNE 2018

8 Academic Deans Goals, Evaluation and Annual Reports Due to the Provost
23 Summer Session I Ends
25 Summer Session II Begins
27 Summer Session I Final grades due
29 Provost's Annual Report Due to the President

 
JULY 2018

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

 
AUGUST 2018

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

 

SEPTEMBER 2018

3 Labor Day – University offices closed. No Classes

 

 

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