Academic Calendar

3.17.14

The William Woods University Calendar is published by the Office of Academic Affairs and lists key dates during the 2014-2015 academic year and the 2015 Summer Session of the University. Changes may be made in this calendar without notification. Schedule modifications made subsequent to the publication of this document are announced through memoranda, newsletters, and other official documents and publications of the University.

 

May 2014 

May 2

Friday 

 

 

End of Second Eight Week Session 

 

 

 

 

May 5-9

Monday-Friday 

 

 

FINAL EXAMS - Alternative Schedule 

 

 

 

 

May 6

Tuesday 

12:00 - 1:00 pm 

 »

Faculty Assembly and Recognition †

 Ivy Room - Tucker

 

 

 

 

May 9

Friday 

 

 

Last Day of Spring 2014 Semester 

 

 

 

 

May 10

Saturday 

 

10:00 am

 2:00 pm

 

 

MAY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES

Associate and Bachelor Degree Candidates

Master, Education Specialist, and Doctorate Degree Candidates

Cutlip Auditorium - Fulton Campus 

 

 

 

 

May 13

Tuesday 

 12:00 pm

 »  

DEADLINE for Faculty to turn in grades to the Registrar 

 

 

 

 

May 14

Wednesday 

 

   

Assessment Work Day †

Burton 006

 

 

 

 

Summer Session 2014 

May 12

Monday 

8:00 am

4:30 pm 

 

SUMMER SESSION CLASSES BEGIN

DEADLINE to ADD classes for Summer Session

Beginning of Third Eight Week Session 

 

 

 

 

May 13

Tuesday 

4:30 pm 

 

DEADLINE to DROP classes for Summer Session 

 

 

 

 

May 16

Friday 

4:30 pm 

 

DEADLINE to DROP on-line Summer Session Courses 

 

 

 

 

May 30

Friday 

 

 

On Campus Summer Session Ends 

 

 

 

 

June 2014  

June 8-28 

 

 

Freshman Advantage 

 

 

 

 

June 30

Monday 

 

 

Beginning of Fourth Eight Week Session 

 

 

 

 

July 2014 

 

 

 

 

July 4

Friday 

 

 

End of First Eight Weeks of Online Session

End of Third Eight Week Session 

 

 

 

 

August 2014

August 1

and

August 22

Friday

 
 

August Degrees Conferred

 

August 25

Monday

 

 

CLASSES BEGIN

Pre-Semester

August 18

Monday

11:00 am-1:00 pm

»

New Faculty Luncheon & Orientation

Nielsen Room - Tucker

  1:30 pm

»

 

Faculty Assembly †

Library Auditorium

       

August 19

Tuesday

10:00 am

 

1:00-3:00pm

 

President's Opening of School Address

Tucker Dining Hall

Assessment Workshop

Burton 006

       

August 20

Wednesday

All Day

 

New Student Orientation

       

August 20-24

Wednesday-Sunday

   

Orientation Activities*

       

August 21

Thursday

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

»

Division Meetings †

Assigned Locations

 

 11:00 am

»

 

Freshmen Meet with Advisors 

 

4-5:30 pm

 

Adjunct Faculty Reception & Meeting

Nielsen Room - Tucker

       

August 22

Friday

10:00 am - 10:45 am

»

Meet Your Major

Assigned Locations

Fall Semester 2014  

August 2014   

August 25

Monday

8:00 am

 

CLASSES BEGIN

Add/Drop period begins

       

August 29

Friday

 

4:30 pm


»

 

DEADLINE to ADD classes

DEADLINE for Tutorials, Independent Studies, and Internships for Fall 2014 (with ALL required signatures)

       

September 2014  

September 1

Monday

   

LABOR DAY - NO CLASSES

 

 

 

 

September 5

Friday

4:30 pm

»

 

DEADLINE for Faculty to turn in FINAL class lists to Registrar's Office - must include attendance for 2nd full week of class.

 

6:00 pm

8:00 pm 

»

Faculty Picnic (bring your family, chairs and a side dish)

Serenity Valley Winery south of Millersburg on Hwy. J

 

 

 

 

September 8

Monday

 

»

PT3 letters of request to Division Chairs with copy to Academic Dean

 

 

 

 

 

September 9

Tuesday

12:30 pm

»

Faculty Assembly

Ivy Room - Tucker

       

September 13

Saturday

 

» 

Faculty: Self-Reports due to chair [Faculty Handbook, p.9] †

 

 

 

 

 

September 17

Wednesday 

4:30 pm

»

 

DEADLINE to change Incomplete grades or turn in grade changes from Spring 2014 to the Registrar's Office

       

September 22

Monday

4:30 pm

 

LAST DAY for students to drop classes during the WWU refund period.

       

September 26

Friday

4:30 pm

»

DEADLINE to turn in course offerings for Spring, Interim & Summer '15 to the Registrar. (Introductory Projects should be submitted to Curriculum Committee prior to deadline if they want approval for Common Studies)

       

October 2014   

October 3 - 4

Friday-Saturday

 
 

Fall Family Weekend

 

 

 

 

October 6

Monday 

 

»

Faculty: PT3 Completed Dossier goes to Division Chair/Directors [Faculty Handbook, p.22]

 

 

     

October 9 - 10

Thursday-Friday

   

Board of Trustees Fall Meeting

       

October 14

Tuesday

12:30-1:30 pm

»

Faculty Assembly †

Ivy Room - Tucker

       

October 17

Friday

   

Last Day of Midterm for semester classes

End of First Eight Week Session

New faculty and new adjunct faculty Midterm course evaluations

Deadline for May 2015 graduates to turn in application for graduation to the Registrar

 

 

 

 

October 20

Monday

 8:00 am

 

4:30 pm

»

 

 

Beginning of Second Eight Week Session

 

 

Faculty: PT3 Chairs' recommendations

       

October 21

Tuesday

12:00 pm

»

Midterm Grades Due

       

October 24

Friday

   

 

»

FALL HOLIDAY for students - NO CLASSES

Session 1 Online Courses Grades Due

Faculty Professional Development †

       

October 27-31 Monday-Friday

   

Advising for Spring 2015 Semester (Juniors/Seniors/Honors)

       

October 31

Friday

4:30 pm

 

DEADLINE for DROPPING CLASSES/WITHDRAWING from the University

       

November 2014   

November 3

Monday

 

 

Registration begins for Spring 2015 Semester (Seniors and Honor Students)

 

 

»

Faculty:PT3 Division Recommendation to Academic Dean

 

       

November 3 - 7

Monday-Friday

   

Advising for Spring 2015 Semester (Freshmen/Sophomores)

       

November 5

Wednesday

   

Registration begins for Spring 2015 Semester (Juniors)

       

November 7-8

Friday-Saturday

   

EQS Weekend

       

November 10

Monday

   

Registration begins for Spring 2015 Semester (Sophomores)

       

November 11

Tuesday

12:30-1:30 pm

»

Faculty Assembly †

Ivy Room - Tucker

       

November 12

Wednesday

   

Registration begins for Spring 2015 Semester (Freshmen)

       

November 14

Friday 

11:30 am -

2 pm

 

Career Fair

Location TBA 

 

 

 

 

November 14-15

Friday-Saturday

 

 

Discovery Day

       

November 17- Dec. 5

 

»

End of Course Evaluations

       

November 17

Monday

 4:30 pm

»

DEADLINE for advisors to turn in MAY 2015 Graduation Checklist to the Registrar

       

November 26

Wednesday

 

»

Faculty:PT3 Personnel Recommendation to Academic Dean

       

November 26-28

Wednesday-Friday

   

Thanksgiving Break - Students

       

December 2014   

December 1

Monday 

 

 

CLASSES RESUME

 

 

 

 

December 4

Thursday

 

»

Senior Achievement Day

       

December 8-12

Monday-Friday

 

»

Final Exams-Alternative Schedule

       

December 9

Tuesday

12:00-1:00 pm

»

Faculty Assembly †

Ivy Room - Tucker

       

December 12

Friday

 

»

Last Day of Fall 2014 Semester

8 week session 2 ends

   

 

 

December 13

Saturday

 

10 am

 

2 pm

»

 

DECEMBER COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES †

Undergraduate (Bachelor and Associate Degrees)

 

Graduate College (MBA, MED, EdS and EDD Degrees)

Cutlip Auditorium - Fulton Campus

       

December 17

Wednesday 

 9:30 am

 

Assessment Workshop

Burton 006 

Interim Break December 13-January 11, 2015

December 16

Tuesday

12:00 pm

»

DEADLINE for faculty to turn in grades to Registrar

December 19

Friday

 
 

Session 2 Online Courses Grades Due

       

December 23

Tuesday

 4:30 pm

 

Campus-Wide Holiday Break Begins

       

Spring Semester Academic Year 2014-15   

January 2015   

January 2

Friday

 8:00 am

 

Campus Wide Holiday Break Ends

 

 

 

 

January 11

Sunday

 

 

 

New Student Orientation

Advisor/New Student Lunch Meeting

Location  and Time TBD

 

 

 

 

January 12

Monday 

8:00 am

»

 

CLASSES BEGIN

Add/Drop Period Begins 

       

January 13

Tuesday 

12:15-1:45 pm

»

Faculty Assembly †

Ivy Room - Tucker

       

January 16

Friday

 4:30 pm

»

DEADLINE to ADD classes

DEADLINE for Tutorials, Independent Studies, Internships for Spring 2015 (with ALL required signatures) 

       

January 19

Monday 

   

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes 

       

January 23

Friday

4:30 pm

»

DEADLINE for Faculty to turn in FINAL class lists to the Registrar - must include attendance for 2nd full week of class.

       
February 2015   

February 2

Monday

4:30 pm

» 

DEADLINE to turn in catalog changes for 2015/2016 catalog to the Registrar.

 

 

»

 

DEADLINE to turn in course offerings for Fall 2015 to the Registrar. 

 

 

»

DEADLINE to change incomplete grades or turn in grade changes from Fall 2014 to the Registrar. 

       

February 9

Monday

4:30 pm

 

LAST DAY for students to drop classes during the WWU refund period.

       

February 10 Tuesday

12:30 pm

»

 

Faculty Assembly

Ivy Room - Tucker

       

February 16

Monday

   

Discovery Day

       

February 19

Thursday

   

DEADLINE for December 2015 graduates to turn in application for graduation to the Registrar 

       

MARCH 2015 

March 3-4 Tuesday-Wednesday

  » 

Student Performance Reviews for Major †

(Student Attendance Mandatory)

     

 

March 6

Friday 

 

 »

Last Day of Midterm for semester classes

End of 1st 8 week session

New faculty and new adjunct faculty Midterm course evaluations

 

 

 

 

March 9

Monday 

 

 

 

Beginning of 2nd 8 week session

 

       

March 10

Tuesday

12:30 pm

 

12:30-1:30 pm

»

 

»

Mid-Term Grades Due

 

Faculty Assembly †

Ivy Room - Tucker

       

March 13

Friday

   

Counselor Fly In

Session 1 Online Courses Grades Due

       

March 16-20

Monday-Friday

   

Advising Fall 2015 Semester

(Juniors/Seniors/Honors)

       

March 23-27

Monday-Friday

   

SPRING BREAK

 

     

March 30

Monday 

 

 

 

4:30 pm 

 

CLASSES RESUME

Registration begins for Fall 2015 Semester

(Seniors and Honor)

DEADLINE for DROPPING CLASSES/WITHDRAWING from the University.

 

     

March 30-April 3

Monday-Friday

   

Advising Fall 2015 Semester

(Sophomores/Freshmen)

 

 

     

 April 2015   

April 1

Wednesday 

   

Registration begins for Fall 2015 Semester

(Juniors) 

 

     

April 6

Monday 

   

Registration begins for Fall 2015 Semester

(Sophomores) 

 

     

April 8

Wednesday 

   

Registration begins for Fall 2015 Semester

(Freshmen) 

 

   

 

April 10-11

Friday-Saturday 

  » 

WWU 101 †

(Faculty, please plan to be at events on this weekend on both Friday afternoon and Saturday through lunch) 

 

   

 

April 13

Monday 

   »

Registration begins for Summer Session

Deadline for advisors to turn in December 2015 graduation checklists to the Registrar 

 

   

 

April 13-May 1 

   »

End of Course Evaluations 

 

   

 

April 14

Tuesday 

   »

Faculty Assembly †

Ivy Room - Tucker 

 

   

 

April 22

Wednesday 

4:00 pm

 

5:00 pm

 »

Academic Honors Convocation  †

Dulany Auditorium 

Co-Curricular Honors Banquet *

Tucker Dining Hall

 

   

 

April 23-24

Thursday-Friday 

   

Board of Trustees Spring Meeting 

 

   

 

April 24-26

Friday, Saturday, Sunday 

   

Alumni Weekend 

 

   

 

April 28 and 30

Tuesday and Thursday 

   

Senior Achievement Days

 

   

 

 May 2015  

May 4-8

Monday-Friday

   

FINAL EXAMS - Alternative Schedule

 

   

 

May 5

Tuesday 

12:00 - 1:00 pm    »

Faculty Assembly and Recognition  †

Ivy Room - Tucker Dining Hall

 

   

 

May 8

Friday

   

Last Day of Spring 2015 Semester

End of Second Eight Week Session

 

   

 

May 9

Saturday 

 

10 am

 

2 pm

 

MAY COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES  †

Undergraduate - Associate and Bachelor Degree Candidates

 

Graduate College - MBA, MED, EdS and EdD Degree Candidates

Cutlip Auditorium - Fulton Campus

 

   

 

May 12

Tuesday 

12:00 pm 

  »

DEADLINE for Faculty to turn in grades to the Registrar 

 

   

 

May 13

Wednesday 

   †

Assessment Work Day

Burton 006

 

   

 

May 15

Friday

 
 

Session 2 Online Courses Grades Due

 Summer Session 2015 

May 11

Monday 

8:00 pm

 

4:30 pm

 

SUMMER SESSION CLASSES BEGIN

Beginning of First Eight Week Session

DEADLINE to ADD classes for Summer Session 

 

   

 

May 12

Tuesday 

4:30 pm

 

DEADLINE to DROP classes for Summer Session 

May 18

Monday 

4:30 pm

 

DEADLINE to DROP on-line Summer Session Courses 

 

   

 

May 29

Friday 

   

On Campus Summer Session Ends 

 

   

 

June 2015 

June 8-26 

   

Freshman Advantage 

 

   

 

June 29

Monday 

   

Beginning of Second Eight Week Session 

 

   

 

 July 2015

July 3

Friday 

   

End of First Eight Weeks of Online Session

 

July 10

Friday

 
 

Session 1 Online Courses Grades Due

August 2015 

August 7

August 21

Friday

   

August Degrees Conferred 

 

   

 

August 19

Wednesday 

   

New Student Orientation 

 

   

 

August 21

Friday 

   

End of second Eight Week Session 

 

   

 

August 24

Monday 

   

CLASSES BEGIN 

August 28

Friday

 
 

Session 2 Online Courses Grades Due

† Indicates an event or activity at which faculty participation is required

» Marks an event or activity of particular or special interest to faculty

‡ All meetings of the Faculty Assembly are held in Tucker Ivy Room unless otherwise announced.

‡ All University Commencement ceremonies are conducted in the McNutt Campus Center unless otherwise announced.

* Faculty expected to support

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