2023-2024 WCL Catalog 
    
    Sep 22, 2023  
2023-2024 WCL Catalog

Academic Calendar


Academic Calendar for Semester Programs

Fall Semester 2023

First day of classes

August 25

Add/drop period

August 25 - September 1

Labor Day holiday (University closed; no class)

September 4

Fall break (University open; no class)

October 13-16

Thanksgiving holiday (University closed; no class)

November 23 - November 26

Monday classes meet (make up day for Labor Day)

 

November 27

Thursday classes meet (make up day for Thanksgiving)

November 28

Monday classes meet (make up day for Fall break)

November 29

Friday classes meet (make up day for Fall break)

November 30

Last day of classes (includes make ups for holidays)

November 30

Reading period 

December 1 - December 5

Examinations begin

December 6

Examinations end

December 16

Winter break (University closed)

December 23-January 1

WCL Official Degree Award Date

December 21

 

 

Spring Semester 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday (University closed; no classes)

January 15

First day of classes

January 16

Add/drop period

January 16 - January 22

Spring break

March 10 - 17

Monday classes meet (make-up for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) 

April 22

Last day of classes (includes makeup for holiday)

April 22

Reading period

April 23 - April 28

Examinations begin

April 29

Examinations end

May 11

Commencement

May 18

WCL Official Degree Award Date

May 18

 

Summer Session 2024

Memorial Day holiday (University closed; no class) 

May 27

Classes begin

May 28

Add/drop period

May 28 - June 3

Monday classes meet (make-up for Memorial Day)

May 31

Juneteenth (University closed; no class)

June 19

Wednesday classes meet (make-up for Juneteenth)

June 21

Independence Day (University closed; no class)

July 4

Thursday classes meet (make-up for Independence Day)

July 12

Classes end

July 27

Reading period

July 28 - July 31

Examinations begin

July 31

Examinations end

August 5

WCL Official Degree Award Date

August 18

   

 

Academic Calendar 2023-2024 for Four-Term Online Programs

 

2023 Term 3 (July - September)

·         July 3: Start of term; start of classes

·         July 4: Independence Day; no classes

·         July 8: Make up day for classes missed on July 4

·         July 11: Last day to add or drop classes without penalty; deadline to apply to graduate

·         July 16: Last day to withdraw with 50% refund

·         July 21: Last day to withdraw with 25% refund

·         August 18: Last day to withdraw

·         September 4: Labor Day; no classes

·         September 9: Make up day for classes missed on Labor Day

·         September 9: Last Day of Class

·         September 10-13: Finals Period

·         September 21-23: Immersion

·         September 24: End of Term

·         October 1: Degree Conferral

 

2023 Term 4 (October - December)

·         October 2: Start of term; start of classes

·         October 10: Last day to add or drop classes without penalty; deadline to apply to graduate

·         October 15: Last day to withdraw with 50% refund

·         October 20: Last day to withdraw with 25% refund

·         November 17: Last day to withdraw

·         November 23: Thanksgiving; no classes

·         November 25: Make up day for classes missed on Thanksgiving

·         December 9: Last Day of Class

·         December 10-13: Finals Period

·         December 14-16: Immersion

·         December 16: End of Term

·         December 23: Degree Conferral

 

2024 Term 1 (January - March)

·         January 8: Start of term; start of classes

·         January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day; no classes

·         January 16: Last day to add or drop classes without penalty; deadline to apply to graduate

·         January 20: Make up day for classes missed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

·         January 21 Last day to withdraw with 50% refund

·         January 26: Last day to withdraw with 25% refund

·         February 23: Last day to withdraw

·         March 16: Last Day of Class

 

·         March 17-20: Finals Period

·         March 21-23: Immersion

·         March 24: End of Term

·         March 31: Degree Conferral

 

2024 Term 2 (April - June)

·         April 1: Start of term; start of classes

·         April 9: Last day to add or drop classes without penalty; deadline to apply to graduate

·         April 14: Last day to withdraw with 50% refund

·         April 19: Last day to withdraw with 25% refund

·         May 17: Last day to withdraw

·         May 27: Memorial Day; no classes

·         June 1: Make up day for classes missed on Labor Day

·         June 8: Last Day of Class

·         June 9-12: Finals Period

·         June 19: Juneteenth; no classes

·         June 20-22: Immersion

·         June 23: End of Term

·         June 30: Degree Conferral

 

2024 Term 3 (July - September)

  • ·         July 1: Start of term; start of classes
  • ·         July 4: Independence Day; no classes
  • ·         July 6: Make up day for classes missed on July 4
  • ·         July 9: Last day to add or drop classes without penalty; deadline to apply to graduate
  • ·         July 14: Last day to withdraw with 50% refund
  • ·         July 19: Last day to withdraw with 25% refund
  • ·         August 16: Last day to withdraw
  • ·         September 2: Labor Day; no classes
  • ·         September 7: Make up day for classes missed on Labor Day
  • ·         September 7: Last Day of Class
  • ·         September 8-11: Finals Period
  • ·         September 19-21: Immersion
  • ·         September 22: End of Term
  • ·         September 29: Degree Conferral