2019-2020 Academic Affairs Administrative Calendar (Academic Planning Calendar)

Office of the Provost

2019 2020

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.

Click on the links below for information pertaining to:

 

JUNE 2019

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
7 Academic Deans Goals, Evaluation and Annual Reports Due to the Provost
29 Summer Session I Ends

JULY 2019

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Summer Session II Begins
3 Summer Session I Final Grades due
4 Independence Day – University offices closed. No classes

AUGUST 2019

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
3 Summer Session II Ends
5 Summer Session III Begins
7 Summer Session II Final grades due
23 – Sept. 2 LEAP (Learn, Engage, Adapt, Plan) Week – Formerly Welcome Week
23 Opening Gates Ceremony – 12:30 p.m., Midtown
23 First year/Transfer student move in
24 Summer Session III Ends
26 Residence Halls open for returning students
26 Academic Year Begins
26 School of Professional Studies Opening Meeting, 8:30 – 1:00 p.m., Leir Retreat Center in Ridgefield, CT
26 Ancell School of Business Opening Meeting, 10:00 – 12:00, WS 218
26 Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences Opening Meeting, 10:00 – 12:00, Warner Hall
26 School of Visual and Performing Arts Opening Meeting, 10:30 – 12:30, VPAC Concert Hall
26 President’s Fall Opening Meeting 3:30p.m., Westside Campus Center Ballroom
27 First Day of Classes
28 Summer Session III Final grades due

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 Labor Day – University Offices closed. No Classes
3 Last day for part-time students to withdraw with 100% refund
3 Last day for full-time students to withdraw with 90% refund
4 Add/Drop period ends for Full Semester Day classes
6 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from October 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019
8 – 9 Yom Kippur
9 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
10 Last day for students to withdraw and receive 60% refund
13 Department Chairs Request for New Faculty Positions as Per the Academic Plan Due in Deans Offices
13 Independent Study forms and Faculty Development Forms due in Registrar’s Office
18 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.)
18 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
19 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
20 WCSU Day of Service – 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
23 Last date for Pass/Fail and Audit requests
27 Deans Submit Requests for New Faculty to the Provost as Per the Academic Plan
29 – Oct 1 Rosh Hashanah
30 Deadline to submit Sabbatical Leave Requests

OCTOBER 2019

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
4 Undergraduate Incomplete submissions deadline for Spring/Summer
7 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
10 Management Approval of New Hires
12 Homecoming Day
14 Columbus Day – Non-essential University offices closed. Classes in Session
16 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
17 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
17 Department Chairpersons Meeting – 3:30 p.m., WH127
21 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
21 Second eight week classes begin

NOVEMBER 2019

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Fall 2020 and Winter session 2021 Class Schedules due in Registrar’s Office
1 – 22 Tentative registration begins for Spring 2020 – See Registrar’s webpage for detailed information
3 Open House 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., O’Neill Center
4 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
6 Deadline for 2020-2021 Applications for Reassigned Time for Research
11 Veterans Day – University offices opened. Classes in session
15 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
15 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from January 1, 2020 – March 31, 2020
18 – Dec 4 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations
20 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
21 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
26 Non-matriculated student registration begins
27 – Dec 1 Thanksgiving Recess – No Classes
28 – 29 Thanksgiving Recess – University offices closed

 

DECEMBER 2019

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
2 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
6 Graduate Incomplete submission deadline for Spring/Summer
7 Last Day of Class
9 – 15 Final Exams
12 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
16 Intersession Begins
18 Fall final grades due
18 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
22 – 30 Hanukkah
23 Semester Ends
25 Christmas Holiday – University offices are closed. No Classes

JANUARY 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 New Year’s Holiday – University offices closed. No Classes
11 Intersession Ends
15 Intersession Final grades due
16 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
17 Cross registration and Senior Citizen registration begins
20 Martin Luther King Holiday— University offices closed. No Classes
20 Last day for full-time students to Withdraw from WCSU with no financial penalty
20 Semester Begins
21 First Day of Classes
22 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
27 Last day for full-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive a 90% refund
27 Last day for part-time students to withdraw from WCSU and receive 100% refund
28 Last day to Add/Drop day courses.
31 Deadline for CSU/AAUP Research Grant Applications for AY 2020-2021

 

FEBRUARY 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
3 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
8 Student Independent Study forms are due to the Registrar’s office
14 – 17 Presidents’ Holiday – University offices closed. No Classes
18 Last day to submit Pass/Fail Option forms and audit forms to the Registrar’s Office
19 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
20 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
21
  • Deans–Office of University Publications & Design (talbotj@wcsu.edu) must be informed of all awards, which will be presented this year (even if recipient is not yet selected.) Please make sure that every email sent to University Publications & Design (talbotj@wcsu.edu) contains in the subject line: Honors Convocation – (name of school)
  • Departments must make any changes in the text of the award descriptions
  • Any new awards under consideration must be finalized through the dean’s office.
28 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from April 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020
28 Undergraduate Fall/Intersession Incomplete grades due

 

MARCH 2019

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
6 Deadline for Deans to Submit Requests to Provost’s Office for Summer Curriculum-Related Activities
6 Deans–All names of award presenters (including presenters from outside organizations) must be forwarded to the Office of University Publications & Design (talbotj@wcsu.edu) if they are to appear properly in the program booklet
12 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
16 – 22 Spring Break – No Classes
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 talbotj@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 talbotj@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.
24 Midterm grades due. May report Stopped Attending (SA)
25 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
26 Department Chairpersons Meeting – 3:30 p.m., WH 127

 

APRIL 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 – 17 Tentative Undergraduate registration begins – See Registrar’s office webpage for detailed information
3 Deans–All award information must be received by University Publications & Design (talbotj@wcsu.edu) or will not be included in the program.
4 Accepted Student Day
6 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
10 Day of Reflection – University offices closed. No Classes
13 Dean’s Office pick up of certificates from the Office of Publications & Design (WS 119)
15 Deadline for Academic Departments to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
15 University Senate – 3:30 p.m. WS 218
16 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., Campus Center 212/214
17 Withdrawal deadline without academic penalty
20 Ancell School Honors Convocation Ceremony – 7:00 – 8:30 p.m., Westside Campus Center Ballroom
20 – 29 Suggested Period for Course Evaluations
22 Non-matriculated undergraduate students registration
24 Faculty Development Funds Application Deadline for Activity from July 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020
28 School of Professional Studies Honors Convocation Ceremony – 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Ives Concert Hall
28 Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences Honors Convocation Ceremony – 8:00 – 9:00 p.m., Ives Concert Hall

 

MAY 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Spring 2021, Spring Break 2021 and Summer 2021 Class Schedules due in the Registrar’s Office
4 UPBC – 2:30 p.m., SC 226
6 University Senate – 3:30 p.m., WH 127
7 Make-up/Reading Day
8 Last Day of Class
8 Graduate Incomplete deadline for Fall/Intersession courses
8 Academic Departments Annual Reports Due in their Respective Dean’s Office
11 School of Visual & Performing Arts Honors Convocation Ceremony – 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Main Stage
11 – 17 Final Exams
14 CUCAS – 9:30 a.m., SC 202
15 Deadline for Administrative Departments to Purchase Equipment & Supplies
17 Graduate and Undergraduate Commencement – 10:30 a.m., Webster Bank Arena, Bridgeport, CT
20 Spring Final grades due
25 Memorial Day – University offices are closed. No classes
26 Summer Session I Begins
31 Semester Ends

 

JUNE 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
5 Academic Deans Goals, Evaluation and Annual Reports Due to the Provost
27 Summer Session I Ends
29 Summer Session II Begins

JULY 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Summer Session I Final grades due
4 Independence Day – University offices are closed. No classes

 

AUGUST 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
1 Summer Session II Ends
3 Summer Session III Begins
5 Summer Session II Final grades due
22 Summer Session III Ends
26 Summer Session III Final grades due
26 Academic Year Begins
26 First Day of Classes

 

SEPTEMBER 2020

For Evaluation Process Due Dates Please Refer to the Applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
7 Labor Day – University offices closed. No Classes