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

Academic Calendar: Dates and Deadlines

Summer Schedule 2016: June 6 - July 29

Continuing students receive registration date by email or in the mail Week of April 3
Web registration Beginning April 18
Web reg is available after your registration day and until the day before class starts
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school seniors beginning May 16
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school juniors beginning May 17
First day of classes June 6, June 13 and June 20
Fourth of July Holiday (All Offices Closed) July 4
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 submit PASS/ NO PASS (PDF) grading option 30% of total days
Last day to DROP a class with a “W” 75% of total days
Final Exam Last day of class

Fall Schedule 2016: August 29 – December 17

Continuing students receive registration date by email or in the mail Week of April 3
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school seniors Monday, August 15
Concurrent enrollment registration for high school juniors  Tuesday, August 16 
Web registration (see page 12 for details)  Beginning April 18 
Web reg is available beginning on your priority date until the day before class starts.  
Convocation (All new students welcome) Friday, August 19
All College Day (All Offices Closed) Friday, August 26
First day of classes Monday, August 29
Labor Day Holiday (All Offices Closed) Monday, September 5
Last day to ADD a semester length class Sunday, 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 Sunday, September 11
Last day to DROP short term classes 10% of total days
Deadline to Petition for AA-T/AS-T Degrees for Spring 2017 Transfer Tuesday, September 23
Last day to submit  PASS/ NO PASS   (PDF)  grading option Tuesday, September 30
Deadline to petition for fall graduation Friday, October 7
Financial Aid students in semester length classes must persist beyond this date to avoid returning financial aid funds Thursday, November 3
Veterans Holiday (All Offices Closed) Friday, November 11
Last day to DROP a semester length class with a “W” Saturday, 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

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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