Academic Catalog 2020-2021 
    
    Nov 23, 2020  
Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Plainview Campus 2020-2021 Academic Calendar



Summer I Microterm 2020

June 5 ACT Residual, 10:00 am
June 6 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  National SAT Test
June 7 Residence Halls open, 5:00 pm
June 8 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
  Dining Hall opens, 11:30 am
June 9 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
June 11 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
June 13 National ACT Test
June 15 Deadline for making Application for Graduation for August posting date
June 18 ACT Residual, 10:00 am
June 19 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
June 24 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
June 26 Final Exams for Summer I microterm
  Final grades due, 4:00 pm

Summer II Microterm 2020

July 3 Independence Day (Observed); No classes, Offices closed
July 4 Independence Day
July 6 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
July 7 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
July 9 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
July 17 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
  ACT Residual, 10:00 am
July 18 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  National ACT Test
July 22 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
July 24 Final Exams for Summer II microterm
  Final grades due, 4:00 pm
July 25 Residence Halls close, 5:00


Fall Term 2020

July 20    WBUonline Fall 1 & 2 8-week sessions Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for all students
Aug. 7 Faculty/Staff Development
Aug. 8 Koinonia Registration begins, 8:00 am
  Residence Hall move in for Koinonia attendees begins, 8:00 am
  Koinonia begins, 12:00 pm
Aug. 9 Koinonia continues
  Dining Hall opens, 11 am
Aug. 10 Residence Halls open for new and returning students, 1:00 pm
  Schedule Changes, 9:00 am
  ACT Residual Test, 9:00 am
  Mandatory Conduct, Cleary Act and Title IX Training; All New Students
Aug. 11 Clinical Teacher Orientation
  Registration for new students not pre-enrolled, 1:00 pm
  Placement testing for new and transfer students
  Registration for returning students not pre-enrolled, 3:00 pm
  Night Registration, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Aug. 12 Classes begin
  First of four tuition and fees payments due for Fall term
  Late Registration begins
  Mandatory Dorm Meetings
Aug. 16 WBUonline Fall 1 8-week session Registration ends
                   WBUonline Fall 2 8-week session Registration continues for all students
Aug. 17 WBUonline Fall 1 8-week session begins
  Clinical Teaching first rotation begins
Aug. 25 Last day to add classes, 2:00 pm
  Late Registration ends, 2:00 pm
Aug. 27 Last day to drop without record/Census Day
Sept. 7 Labor Day; Classes in session, Offices open
Sept. 12 National ACT Test
  Second of four tuition and fees payments due for Fall term
Sept. 15 Deadline for making Application for Graduation in December
Oct. 2 Clinical Teaching first rotation ends
Oct. 5 Clinical Teaching second rotation begins
Oct. 9 Mid-term deficiency reports due
Oct. 10 WBUonline Fall 1 8-week session ends
Oct. 12 Third of four tuition and fees payments due for Fall term
Oct. 18 WBUonline Fall 2 8-week session registration ends
Oct. 19 WBUonline Fall 2 8-week session begins
Oct. 23 Last day to drop or withdraw with “W”
Oct. 24 National ACT Test
Nov. 2 Pre-Registration Begins 8:00 am (Spring Term and May Micro)
Nov. 6 Gold Rush Preview Days
Nov. 12 Fourth of four tuition and fees payments due for Fall term
Nov. 12 - 13 Schedule changes for Pre-Registration (Spring Term and May Micro)
Nov. 13 Last day to drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
Nov. 18 Mandatory Dorm Meeting
Nov. 20 Last day for face-to-face classes
  Dining Hall closes, 6:00 pm
  Residence Halls close, 6:00 pm
Nov. 25 - 27 Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes, Offices closed
Nov. 30         WBUonline Spring 1st & 2nd 8-week sessions Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for all students
  Clinical Teaching second rotation ends
Nov. 30 - Dec. 7 Final Exams Online
Dec. 2 Graduating senior grades due, 12:00 pm
Dec. 5 National SAT Test
Dec. 7 Incomplete grades due from previous term - all courses
Dec. 9 Final grades due, 12:00 pm
Dec. 19 WBUonline Fall 2nd 8-week session ends
  End-of-term Posting Date for 16WKS Fall Term
Dec. 21 - Jan. 3 Christmas Holidays; Offices closed

Final Exam Schedule - Fall 2020/Spring 2021

* Fall 2020 finals will be given online November 30-December 7.

* NO STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY unless otherwise indicated in the academic calendar.

* Faculty will abide by the schedule.

* Examinations will not be given in advance of the scheduled hours listed below. Students should make transportation arrangements which will allow them to meet the examination schedule.

CLASS DAY/TIME Example:

REGULAR CLASSES:
MWF 8:30 am

MWF designates three face-to-face class days
8:30 am designates the start of the class on a typical day

HYBRID CLASSES:
M Hybrid A 6:30 pm

Hybrid A = The first of the possible hybrid times for the specific class start time. This may include courses that meet every week in an abbreviated hour (i.e., 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm) or possibly a full class meeting the first week and then all odd weeks of the term (i.e., weeks 1, 3, 5, etc.)

Hybrid B = The second of the possible hybrid times for a specific class start time. This may include courses that meet every week in an abbreviated hour (i.e., 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm) or possibly a full class meeting starting on the second week of the term and then all even weeks of the term (i.e., weeks 2, 4, 6, etc.)

REGULAR CLASSES:

CLASS DAY/TIME FINAL DATE/TIME
M 6:30 pm Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
MWF 8:00 am Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  9:00 am Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  10:00 am Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 4/Apr. 16 Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
         
MF 11:00 am Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
         
MW 12:20 pm Dec. 4/Apr. 16 Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  1:45 pm Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 4/Apr. 16 Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
 T 6:30 pm Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
 TR 8:00 am Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  9:25 am Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  10:50 am Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  1:45 pm Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:00pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 5/Apr. 17 Saturday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
         
 R 6:30 pm Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm

HYBRID CLASSES:

CLASS DAY/TIME FINAL DATE/TIME
M Hybrid A 6:30 pm Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
M Hybrid B 6:30 pm Dec. 4/Apr. 16 Friday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
MW-WF-MF Hybrid 8:00 am Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  9:00 am Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  10:00 am Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 4/Apr. 16 Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
         
M Hybrid 11:00 am Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 5/Apr. 17 Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  1:45 pm Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 4/Apr. 16 Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
T Hybrid 8:00 am Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  9:25 am Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  10:50 am Dec. 1/ Apr. 20 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  1:45 pm Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 5/Apr. 17 Saturday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
T Hybrid A 6:30 pm Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
T Hybrid B 6:30 pm Dec. 5/Apr. 17 Saturday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
W Hybrid 12:20 pm Dec. 5/Apr. 17 Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  1:45 pm Dec. 4/Apr. 16 Friday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Nov. 30/Apr. 19 Monday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  6:30 pm Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
R Hybrid 8:00 am Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  9:25 am Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  10:50 am Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 5/Apr. 17 Saturday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  1:45 pm Dec. 1/Apr. 20 Tuesday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 2/Apr. 21 Wednesday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
R Hybrid A 6:30 pm Dec. 3/Apr. 22 Thursday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
R Hybrid B 6:30 pm Dec. 5/Apr. 17 Saturday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
F Hybrid 11:00 am Dec. 4/Apr. 23 Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am

 Spring Term 2021*

*Martin Luther King, Spring Break, Good Friday and Easter Monday will not be observed due to COVID-19 in the attempt to end the term early.

Jan. 4 Offices open
Jan. 6 Clinical Teacher Orientation
Jan. 7 Dining Hall opens, 7:30 am
  Faculty Professional Development
  ACT Residual Test, 9:00 am
  Residence Halls open for new and returning students, 1:00 pm
  Schedule changes, 1:00 pm
Jan. 8 Registration for new students not pre-enrolled, 1:00 pm
  Placement testing for new and transfer students
  Registration for returning students not pre-enrolled, 3:00 pm
  Night Registration, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Jan. 10 WBUonline Spring 1st 8-week session Registration ends
                   WBUonline Spring 2nd 8-week session Registration continues for all students
Jan. 11 Classes begin
  First of four tuition and fees payments due for Spring term
  Late Registration begins
  Mandatory Dorm Meetings, 10:00 pm
  Clinical Teaching first rotation begins
  WBUonline Spring 1st 8-week session begins
Jan. 22 Last day to add classes, 2:00 pm
  Late Registration ends, 2:00 pm
Jan. 26 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census Date
Feb. 1 Deadline for making Application for Graduation in April
Feb. 6 National ACT Test
Feb. 11 Second of four tuition and fees payments due for Spring term
Feb. 15 - 19 Homecoming Week
Feb. 19 - 20 Homecoming
Feb. 26 Clinical Teaching first rotation ends
Mar. 1 Clinical Teaching second rotation begins
Mar. 5 Midterm deficiency reports due
Mar. 11 Third of four tuition and fees payments due for Spring term
Mar. 19 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
Mar. 21 WBUonline Spring 2nd 8-week session Registration ends
Mar. 22 WBUonline Spring 2nd 8-week session begins
Mar. 26 - 27 Big Weekend
Apr. 5 Pre-Registration begins, 8:00 am  (May Micro, Summer I, II and Fall Term)
Apr. 9 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WF/WP”
Apr. 11 Fourth of four tuition and fees payments due for Spring term
Apr. 15 Mandatory Dorm Meeting, 10:00 pm
Apr. 15 - 16 Schedule changes for Pre-Registration (May Micro, Summer I, II and Fall Term)
Apr. 16 Pre-Registration ends, 12:00 pm
  Friday morning classes meet
  Final Exams begin 12:30 pm
Apr. 16 - 23 Final Exams
Apr. 17 National ACT Test
Apr. 19 Graduating senior grades due, 12:00 pm
Apr. 23 Dining Hall closes, 1:00 pm
  Final grades due, 4:00 pm
  Incomplete grades due from previous term - all courses
  Clinical Teaching second rotation ends
  Residence Halls close, 5:00 pm (Housing available for May and Summer sessions)
Apr. 24 Graduation, 2:00 pm
Apr. 30 Thank You Holiday - All Plainview offices closed
May 3   WBUonline Summer 8-week session Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for all students
May 7 Make-up Holiday - All Plainview offices closed
May 14 Make-up Holiday - All Plainview offices closed
May 15 WBUonline Spring 2nd 8-week session ends
  End-of-term Posting Date for 16WKS SpringTerm
May 21 Make-up Holiday - All Plainview offices closed
May 28 Make-up Holiday - All Plainview offices closed

May Microterm 2021

May 9 Residence Halls open for new students, 5:00 pm
May 10 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
  Dining Hall opens, 11:30 am
May 11 Late registration ends, 5:00 pm
May 13 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
May 14 Make-up Holiday - All Plainview offices closed
May 21 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
  Make-up Holiday - All Plainview offices closed
May 26 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
May 28 Final Exams for May Microterm
  Final grades due, 4:00 pm
  Residence Halls close, 10:00 am
  Make-up Holiday - All Plainview offices closed
May 30 WBUonline Summer 8-week session Registration ends
May 31 Memorial Day; Offices closed
  WBUonline Summer 8-week session begins

Summer I Microterm 2021

June 4 ACT Residual, 12:00 pm
June 5 Early Registration for new and transfer students
                National SAT Test
June 12   National ACT Test
June 13 Residence Halls open, 5:00 pm
June 14 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
  Dining Hall opens, 11:30 am
June 15 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
  Deadline for making Application for Graduation for August posting date
June 17 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
  ACT Residual, 12:00 pm
June 18 Early Registration for new and transfer students
June 25 Last day to officially drop or withdraw “W”
June 30 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
July 2 Final Exams for Summer I Microterm
  Final Grades due, 4:00 pm

Summer II Microterm 2021

July 4 Independence Day
July 5 Independence Day (Observed); No classes, Offices closed
July 12 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
               WBUonline Fall 1 & 2 8-week sessions Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for all students
July 13 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
July 15 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
July 16 ACT Residual, 12:00 pm
July 17 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  National ACT Test
July 23 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
July 24  WBUonline Summer 8-week session ends
July 28 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
July 30 Final Exams for Summer II Microterm
  Final Grades due, 4:00 pm
July 31 Residence Halls close, 5:00 pm