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Fall 12-Week Term

 2015-20162016-2017 (preliminary)2017-2018 (preliminary)
New Faculty Orientation August 20, 2015    
Opening Assembly (8:30 a.m.) August 21, 2015    
Weekend College Orientation August 23, 2015 August 20, 2016  
New International Student Orientation August 24-27, 2015    
WEC Fall 8-Week Session I Begins August 24, 2015 August 29, 2016 August 28, 2017
1st Weekend College Weekend (Fall 12) August 28, 2015 August 26, 2016 August 25, 2017
1st Year Institute August 27-30, 2015    
Last day to add a fall 12- or 3-week course via Web4Student August 31, 2015    
Fall 12-week Classes Begin August 31, 2015 August 29, 2016 August 28, 2017
Opening Convocation September 3, 2015    
Labor Day - CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) September 7, 2015  September 5, 2016 September 4, 2017
Last day to drop 12-week course on web w/ no grade September 11, 2015    
Last day to drop 3-wk course via Associate Dean signature & no grade; 3-wk course swap still open September 11, 2015    
Ethics Teach-In September 17, 2015    
Fall Mid-term Grades due by 9 a.m. October 5, 2015    
Fall Weekend October 9-11, 2015 October 7-9, 2016  
Alumni Executive Board Fall Meeting October 17, 2015    
Homecoming October 17, 2015    
WEC Fall 8-Week Session I Ends October 18, 2015 October 23, 2016 October 22, 2017
Advising for Spring Registration Begins October 19, 2015    
WEC Fall 8-Week Session II Begins October 19, 2015 October 24, 2016 October 23, 2017
Board of Trustees Fall Meeting October 22-24, 2015 October 20-22, 2016 October 19-21, 2017
WEC Fall 8-Week Session I Grades Due by 9 a.m. October 27, 2015 November 1, 2016 October 31, 2017
Priority Registration for Spring Begins November 2, 2015    
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of "W" November 6, 2015    
Fall 12-week Classes End November 20, 2015 November 18, 2016 November 17, 2017
Final Exams November 23-25, 2015 November 21-23, 2016 November 20-22, 2017
Term Break November 26-December 1, 2015 November 24-29, 2016 November 23-28, 2017

Fall 3-Week Term

 2015-20162016-2017 (preliminary)2017-2018 (preliminary)
WEC Fall 3-Week Session Begins November 21, 2016 December 3, 2016 December 2, 2017
Fall 3-week Classes Begin December 2, 2015 November 30, 2016  
Last day to swap a 3-week course December 4, 2015    
Fall 12-week Grades Due by 9 a.m. December 7, 2015    
WEC Fall 8-Week Session II Ends December 13, 2015 December 18, 2016  December 17. 2017
Last day to drop 3-wk course via Associate Dean signature w/ a grade of "W" December 18, 2015    
Fall 3-week Classes End December 22, 2015 December 20, 2016 December 19, 2017
Finals December 23, 2015 December 21, 2016 December 20, 2017
Winter Break Dec. 24, 2015-Jan. 10, 2016 Dec. 22, 2016-Jan. 8, 2017 Dec. 21, 2017-Jan. 7, 2018
Fall 3-week Grades Due by 9 a.m. December 30, 2015    
WEC Fall 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 9 a.m. December 30, 2015 December 30, 2016  

Spring 12-Week Term

 2015-20162016-2017 (preliminary)2017-2018 (preliminary)
1st Weekend College Weekend (Spring 12) January 8-10, 2016   January 12, 2018
Spring 12-week Classes Begin January 11, 2016 January 9, 2017 January 8, 2018
WEC Spring 8-Week Session I Begins January 11, 2016 January 9, 2017 January 15, 2018
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - CAMPUS CLOSED (NO CLASSES) January 18, 2016  January 16, 2017 January 15, 2018
Last day to add spring 12- or 3-week course via Web4Student January 22, 2016    
Last day to drop 12-week course with no grade January 22, 2016    
Last day to drop 3-wk course via Associate Dean signature & no grade; 3-week course swap still open January 22, 2016    
Board of Trustees Winter Meeting January 28-30, 2016 January 26-28, 2017 January 25-27, 2018
Alumni Executive Board Meeting February 6, 2016    
Spring Mid-term Grades Due February 22, 2016    
WEC Spring 8-Week Session I Ends March 6, 2016 March 5, 2017 March 11, 2018
WEC Spring 8-Week Session II Begins March 7, 2016 March 6, 2017 March 12, 2018
Spring Break March 7-11, 2016 March 6-10, 2017 March 5-9, 2018
Tentative WEC Make-up Weekend March 11-13, 2016 March 10-12, 2017 March 16-18, 2018
Advising for Fall Registration Begins March 14, 2016    
WEC Spring 8-Week Session I Grades Due by 9 a.m. March 15, 2016 March 14, 2017 March 20, 2018
Last day to drop 12-week course with grade of "W" March 25, 2016    
Priority Registration for Fall Begins March 28, 2016    
Sugar Day March 31, 2016    
Spring 12-week Classes End April 8, 2016 April 7, 2017 April 6, 2018
Final Exams April 11-13, 2016 April 10-12, 2017 April 9-11, 2018
Term Break April 14-19, 2016 April 13-18, 2017 April 12-17, 2018

Spring 3-Week Term

 2015-20162016-2017 (preliminary)2017-2018 (preliminary)
WEC Spring 3-Week Session Begins April 16, 2015  April 22, 2017 April 21, 2018
Spring 3-Week Classes Begins April 20, 2016 April 19, 2017 April 18, 2018
Last day to swap a 3-week course April 22, 2016    
WEC Spring 8-Week Session II Ends April 24, 2016 April 30, 2017 May 6, 2018
Spring 12-week Grades Due by 5 p.m. April 25, 2016    
Last day to drop 3-week course wtih grade of "W" May 4, 2016    
Spring 3-week Classes End May 10, 2016 May 9, 2017 May 8, 2018
Final Exams May 11, 2016 May 10, 2017 May 9, 2018
Board of Trustees Spring Meeting May 12-14, 2016 May 11-13, 2017  
Alumni Executive Board Spring Meeting May 14, 2016    
Commencement May 14, 2016 May 13, 2017 May 12, 2018
Spring 3-week Grades Due by 9 a.m. May 16. 2016    
WEC Spring 8-Week Session II Grades Due by 8 a.m. May 16, 2015    
Assessment Day May 17, 2016    

Summer

 2015-20162016-2017 (preliminary)2017-2018 (preliminary)
Summer School (contact PGS for information, x5161) May 16 - August 14, 2016    
New Student Orientation May 29, 2016    
Memorial Day - CAMPUS CLOSED May 30, 2016 May 29, 2017 May 28, 2018
Alumni Weekend June 17-19, 2016 June 16-18, 2017  
New Student Orientation June 26, 2016    
Run for Grace and Andy      
Independence Day - CAMPUS CLOSED July 4, 2016 July 4, 2017 July 4, 2018
New Student Orientation July 10, 2016    
Board of Trustees Summer Retreat July 20-21, 2016 July 19-20, 2017  
Last Day of WEC Summer Session August 29, 2016    
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