West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Academic Calendar: Dates and Deadlines

Spring Semester 2015: January 24 - May 22

Continuing students receive priority by e-mail or in the mail Week of November 3
Web reg for continuing students December 1
Web reg for new, transfer and former students Beginning December 8
Web reg is available after your priority date until the day before class starts.
Concurrent enrollment registration January 12-13
First day of classes January 26
Last day to ADD a semester length class February 8
Last day to DROP a semester length class without a "W" and with a refund February 8
Deadline to Petition for AA-T/AS-T for Spring Graduation February 12
Pass/No Pass Request for semester length classes February 27
Deadline to petition for Spring graduation March 2
Financial aid students in semester length classes must persist beyond this date in order to avoid returning financial aid funds April 8
Last day to DROP a semester length class with a "W" April 17
Final exams - Finals Schedule May 16-22
Graduation May 21
Once grades are posted they are available on the WVCPortal
Short Term Classes
Last day to ADD short term classes 10% of total days
Last day to DROP short term classes 10% of total days
Last day to DROP a short term class without a "W" 20% of total days
Last day to DROP a short term class with a "W" 75% of total days
Campus Offices Open Non Instructional Days
Spring Break March 31 - April 4
Campus Closed Non Instructional Days
President's Holiday Friday, Feb 13 &
Monday, Feb 16
Spring Break March 30 - April 4
Cesar Chavez Observance Tuesday, March 31

Fall Schedule 2014: August 25 - December 13

Web reg is available beginning on your priority date until the day before class starts.
Convocation (All new students welcome) Friday Aug. 8
All College Day (All Offices Closed) Friday Aug. 22
First day of classes Monday Aug. 25
Labor Day Holiday (All Offices Closed) Monday Sept. 1
Last day to ADD a semester length class is Sunday Sept. 7
Last day to ADD short term classes 10% of total days
Last day to DROP a semester length class without a “W” and with a refund is Sept. 7
Last day to DROP short term classes 10% of total days
Deadline to submit PASS/ NO PASS (PDF) grading option September 26
Deadline to Petition for AA-T/AS-T Degrees for Spring 2014 Transfer September 30
Deadline to petition for fall graduation Oct. 7
Veterans Holiday (All Offices Closed) Nov. 11
Last day to DROP a semester length class with a “W” is Nov. 14
Last day to DROP a short term class with a “W” is 75% of total days
Thanksgiving Holiday (All Offices Closed) Nov. 27-29
Final exams - Finals Schedule Dec. 8-13

Winter Schedule 2015: January 2 - 22

Continuing students receive priority by e-mail or in the mail Week of November 3
Web reg for continuing students December 1
Web reg for new, transfer and former students Beginning December 8
Web reg is available after your priority date until the day before class starts.
Concurrent enrollment registration December 15-16
First day of classes January 2
Last Day to submit Pass/No Pass grading option January 7
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (All Offices Closed) January 19
Last day to ADD a class 10% of total days
Last day to DROP a class without a “W” and with a Refund 10% of total days
Last day to DROP a class with a “W” 75% of total days
Final exam Last day of class
Once grades are posted they are available on the WVC Portal

District Academic Calendars

Download (PDF) (subject to update):
2013-2014 Academic Calendar
2014-2015 Academic Calendar
2015-2016 Academic Calendar

District Administrative/Classified Calendars

10 & 11 Month Classified Calendars in the WVCPortal HR Document Library (login required)

WVMCCD Website

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