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Academic Calendar Fall 2016


Deadline for Guaranteed Financial Aid Processed for Fall Semester June 1
Registration for Fall 2016 June 24-August 28
New Student Orientation                                                                            (check WCJC website for dates and times at each campus) June/July
Faculty and Staff Official Opening Day of Semester August 22
 *Final Registration  August 24-28
College Convocation, 9:00 a.m. August 26
Cafeteria and Dormitories Open (check WCJC website for times) August 28
16 Week and First 8 Week Classes Begin August 29
**Schedule Changes ONLY (no new student registration during this time) August 29- 31
Saturday Classes Begin September 3
Labor Day Holiday Observed (no classes; offices and library closed) September 5
14 Week Classes Begin September 12
Official Census Date (16 week classes ONLY) September 14
Constitution Day Observed (classes meet as scheduled) September 14
1st 8 week classes end October 21 
Mid-Semester October 24
Second 8 Week Classes Begin October 24
Fall Break (no classes,offices & library closed) October 28
Last Day to Drop 16 Week Classes ONLY with grade of "W" November 18
Thanksgiving Holiday Begins at 4:00 p.m. (offices, library, and cafeteria close at 4:00 pm, residence halls close at 5:00 pm)

All Tuesday classes will meet regardless of class time
November 22
Dormitories Open (check WCJC website for times) November 27
Thanksgiving Holiday Ends, Classes Resume November 28

Final Exams and Book Buy-Back at Bookstore 

December 8-15

Final Exams End

December 15
Grades Are Due No Later Than Noon December 16
Cafeteria and Dormitories Close After Lunch December 16
Semester Ends December 16
Winter Break (college offices and library closed) December 19 - January 3

 Winter Mini-Term Begins, 8:00 a.m. 

**Schedule Changes First Day of Class ONLY

No Classes 12/26 and 1/2

 December 19
Winter Mini Finals January 5
 Grades Due No Later Than Noon January  6
*Final Registration Fee $25 (will be assessed 24 hours after registration)
**Schedule Change Fee $15  and only 70% of original course tuition will be refunded (applied to the new course cost). Schedule Change Fee will be assessed at time of schedule change.
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