Academic Calendar: Dates and Deadlines

Fall Schedule 2016: August 29 – December 17

Web reg is available beginning on your priority date until the day before class starts.
Convocation (All new students welcome) August 19
All College Day (All Offices Closed) August 26
First day of classes August 29
Labor Day Holiday (All Offices Closed) September 5
Last day to ADD a semester length class September 11
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 September 11
Last day to DROP short term classes 10% of total days
Deadline to Petition for Fall Graduation with AA-T/AS-T Degrees September 23
Last day to submit PASS/ NO PASS (PDF) grading option September 30
Deadline to petition for fall graduation October 7
Financial Aid students in semester length classes must persist beyond this date to avoid returning financial aid funds November 3
Veterans Holiday (All Offices Closed) November 11
Last day to DROP a semester length class with a “W” November 19
Last day to DROP a short term class with a “W” 75% of total days
Thanksgiving Holiday (All Offices Closed) November 24–26
Final exams - Finals Schedule December 12–17

Winter Schedule 2017: January 3 – January 26

Continuing students receive priority by e-mail or in the mail Week of November 9
Web reg Beginning November 14
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school seniors Beginning December 7
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school juniors Beginning December 8
First day of classes January 3
Last Day to submit Pass/No Pass grading option January 4
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (All Offices Closed) January 16
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

Spring Semester 2017: January 30 – May 26

Continuing students receive priority by e-mail or in the mail Week of November 9
Web reg Beginning November 14
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school seniors January 18
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school juniors January 19
First day of classes January 30
Last day to ADD a semester length class February 12
Last day to DROP a semester length class without a "W" and with a refund February 12
Deadline to Petition for AA-T/AS-T for Spring Graduation February 16
Deadline to Petition for Spring Graduation March 1
Deadline to submit P/NP option form March 3
Financial aid students in semester length classes must persist beyond this date in order to avoid returning financial aid funds April 13
Last day to DROP a semester length class with a "W" April 27
Final exams - Finals Schedule May 20–26
Graduation May 25
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 without a "W" 10% 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 – limited campus service hours March 27 – April 1
Campus Closed Non Instructional Days
President's Holiday February 17–20
Spring Break March 27 – April 1
Cesar Chavez Observance March 31
Memorial Day Holiday May 29

District Academic Calendars

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District Administrative and Classified Calendars

10 & 11 Month Classified Calendars

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