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Wayland Baptist University    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

Plainview Campus 2017-2018 Academic Year



Summer I Microterm 2017

June 3 National SAT Test
June 4 Residence Halls open, 5:00 pm
June 5 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
  Dining Hall opens, 11:30 am
June 6 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
June 8 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
  Deadline for financial aid scholarship applications
June 9 ACT Residual, 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
June 10 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  National ACT Test
June 15 Deadline for making Application for Graduation for August posting date
June 16 Last day to officially drop or withdraw “W”
June 21 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
June 22 ACT Residual, 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
June 23 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  Final Exams for Summer I Microterm
  Final Grades due, 4:00 pm

Summer II Microterm 2017

July 4 Independence Day; Offices closed
July 9 Residence Halls open, 5:00 pm
July 10 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
July 11 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
July 13 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
  Deadline for financial aid scholarship applications
July 21 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
  ACT Residual, 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
July 22 Early Registration for new and transfer students
July 26 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
July 28 Final Exams for Summer II Microterm
  Final Grades due, 4:00 pm
July 29 Residence Halls close, 5:00 pm


Fall Term 2017

Aug. 14 WBUonline Fall Registration begins for Plainview campus undergraduate students, 9:00 am
Aug. 16 - 17 Faculty/Staff Development
Aug. 18 Residence Halls open for Koinonia attendees, 8:00 am
  Koinonia begins 12:00 pm
Aug. 19 Koinonia continues
Aug. 20 Dining Hall opens, 11 am
  Residence Halls open for new and returning students, 1:00 pm
Aug. 21 Koinonia continues
  Schedule Changes, 9:00 am
  ACT Residual Test, 9:00 am
  WBUonline Fall Term begins
Aug. 22 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. 23 Classes begin
  First of three tuition and fees payments due for Fall term
  Late Registration begins
  Mandatory Dorm Meetings, 10:00 pm
Aug. 30 Last day to add classes, 2:00 pm
  Late Registration ends, 2:00 pm
Aug. 28 - Sept. 1 Pride Week
Aug. 31 - Sept. 1  Student Teaching Orientation, 8:00 am
Sept. 4 Labor Day; No classes, Offices closed
Sept. 5 Student Teaching first rotation begins
Sept. 8 Last day to drop without record/Census Day
  Deadline for financial aid scholarship applications
Sept. 9 National ACT Test
Sept. 15 Deadline for making Application for Graduation in December
Sept. 22 - 23 Homecoming
Sept. 23 Second of three tuition and fees payments due for Fall term
Oct. 12 - 13 Student Fall Break; No classes, Offices open
Oct. 16 WBUonline Winter Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for Plainview campus graduate students and all External Campus students
Oct. 20 Mid-term deficiency reports due
  Student Teaching first rotation ends
Oct. 21 National ACT Test
Oct. 23 Third of three tuition and fee payments due for Fall term
  Student Teaching second rotation begins
Nov. 3 Last day to drop or withdraw with “W”
Nov. 6 Pre-Registration Begins 8:00 am (Spring Term and May Micro)
  WBUonline Winter Registration begins for Plainview campus undergraduate students, 9:00 am
Nov. 10 - 11 Gold Rush Preview Days
Nov. 13 WBUonline Winter term begins
Nov. 16 - 17 Schedule changes for Pre-Registration (Spring Term and May Micro)
Nov. 17 Pre-Registration ends 12:00 pm
Nov. 21 Dining Hall closes, 6:00 pm
  Residence Halls close, 6:00 pm
Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Holiday Begins; No classes, Offices open
Nov. 23 - 24 Thanksgiving Holiday; No classes, Offices closed
Nov. 26 Residence Halls open, 1:00 pm
Nov. 27 Dining Hall opens, 7:30 am
  Classes resume
Dec. 1 Last day to drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
  Student Teaching second rotation ends
Dec. 2 National SAT Test
Dec. 8 Friday morning classes meet
  Final Exams begin 12:30 pm
Dec. 8 - 15 Final Exams
Dec. 9 National ACT Test
Dec. 13 Graduating senior grades due, 12:00 pm
Dec. 15 Final grades due, 12:00 pm
  Incomplete grades due from previous term - all courses
  Dining Hall closes, 1:00 pm
Dec. 16 Graduation, 2:00 pm
  Residence Halls close, 5:00 pm
Dec. 20 - Jan. 2 Christmas Holidays; Offices closed

Final Exam Schedule - Fall 2017/Spring 2018

* 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 Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
MWF 8:00 am Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  9:00 am Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  10:00 am Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 8/Apr. 27 Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
         
MF 11:00 am Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
         
MW 12:20 pm Dec. 8/Apr. 27 Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  1:45 pm Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 8/Apr. 27 Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
 T 6:30 pm Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
 TR 8:00 am Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  9:25 am Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  10:50 am Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  1:45 pm Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:00pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 9/Apr. 28 Saturday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
         
 R 6:30 pm Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm

HYBRID CLASSES:

CLASS DAY/TIME FINAL DATE/TIME
M Hybrid A 6:30 pm Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
M Hybrid B 6:30 pm Dec. 8/Apr. 27 Friday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
MW-WF-MF Hybrid 8:00 am Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  9:00 am Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  10:00 am Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 8/Apr. 27 Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
         
M Hybrid 11:00 am Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 9/Apr. 28 Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  1:45 pm Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 8/Apr. 27 Friday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
T Hybrid 8:00 am Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  9:25 am Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  10:50 am Dec. 12/ May 1 Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  1:45 pm Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 9/Apr. 28 Saturday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
T Hybrid A 6:30 pm Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
T Hybrid B 6:30 pm Dec. 9/Apr. 28 Saturday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
W Hybrid 12:20 pm Dec. 9/Apr. 28 Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  1:45 pm Dec. 8/Apr. 27 Friday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 11/Apr. 30 Monday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  6:30 pm Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
R Hybrid 8:00 am Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  9:25 am Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  10:50 am Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  12:20 pm Dec. 9/Apr. 28 Saturday 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
  1:45 pm Dec. 12/May 1 Tuesday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  3:10 pm Dec. 13/May 2 Wednesday 2:45 pm - 4:45 pm
  4:35 pm Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
         
R Hybrid A 6:30 pm Dec. 14/May 3 Thursday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
R Hybrid B 6:30 pm Dec. 9/Apr. 28 Saturday 7:15 pm - 9:15 pm
         
F Hybrid 11:00 am Dec. 15/May 4 Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 am

 Spring Term 2018

Jan. 3 Offices open
  Residence Halls open for new and returning students, 1:00 pm
Jan. 4 Dining Hall opens, 7:30 am
  Schedule changes, 1:00 pm
  ACT Residual Test, 9:00 am
Jan. 5 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. 8 Classes begin
  First of three tuition and fees payments due for spring term
  Late Registration begins
  Mandatory Dorm Meetings, 10:00 pm
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King holiday; No day classes, Classes after 6:00 pm will meet, Offices closed
Jan. 16 Last day to add classes, 2:00 pm
  Late Registration ends, 2:00 pm
Jan. 24 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census Date
  Deadline for financial aid scholarship applications
Jan. 29 WBUonline Spring Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for Plainview campus graduate students and all External Campus students
Feb. 5 Student Teaching first rotation begins
Feb. 8 Second of three tuition and fees payments due for spring term
Feb. 10 National ACT Test
Feb. 15 Deadline for making Application for Graduation in May
Feb. 17 WBUonline Winter Term ends
Feb. 19 WBUonline Spring Registration begins for Plainview campus undergraduate students, 9:00 am
Feb. 26 WBUonline Spring term begins
Mar. 2 Midterm deficiency reports due
Mar. 8 Third of three tuition and fees payments due for spring term
Mar. 9 Student Teaching first rotation ends
Mar. 10 Dining Hall closes, 1:00 pm
  Residence Halls close, 5:00 pm
Mar. 12 - 16      Student Recess for Spring Break  
Mar. 16 Offices closed for Spring Break
Mar. 18 Residence Halls open, 1:00 pm
Mar. 19 Dining Hall opens, 7:30 am
  Classes resume
  Student Teaching second rotation begins
Mar. 23 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
Mar. 23 - 24 Big Weekend
Mar. 30 Good Friday; No classes, Offices closed
Apr. 1 - 2 Easter Monday; No day classes, Classes after 6:00 pm will meet, Offices closed
Apr. 7 National ACT Test
Apr. 9 Pre-Registration begins, 8:00 am  (May Micro, Summer I, II and Fall Term)
Apr. 19 - 20 Schedule changes for Pre-Registration (May Micro, Summer I, II and Fall Term)
Apr. 20 Pre-Registration ends, 12:00 pm
  Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WF/WP”
Apr. 27 - May 4 Final Exams
Apr. 27 Friday morning classes meet
  Final Exams begin 12:30 pm
  Student Teaching second rotation ends
Apr. 30 WBUonline Summer Registration begins 2:00 pm CT for Plainview campus graduate students and all External Campus students
May 2 Graduating senior grades due, noon
May 4 Dining Hall closes, 1:00 pm
  Final grades due, 4:00 pm
  Incomplete grades due from previous term - all courses
May 5 Graduation, 2:00 pm
  Residence Halls close, 5:00 pm (Housing available for May and Summer sessions)
May 19 WBUonline Spring term ends

May Microterm 2018

May 6 Residence Halls open for new students, 5:00 pm
May 7 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
  Dining Hall opens, 11:30 am
May 8 Late registration ends, 5:00 pm
May 10 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
  Deadline for financial aid scholarship applications
May 18 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
May 21 WBUonline Summer Registration begins for Plainview campus undergraduate students, 9:00 am
May 23 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
May 25 Final Exams for May Microterm
  Final grades due, 4:00 pm
  Residence Halls close, 10:00 am
May 28 Memorial Day; No Classes, Offices closed
  WBUonline Summer term begins

Summer I Microterm 2018

June 2 National SAT Test
June 3 Residence Halls open, 5:00 pm
June 4 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
  Dining Hall opens, 11:30 am
June 5 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
June 7 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
  Deadline for financial aid scholarship applications
June 8 ACT Residual, 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
June 9 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  National ACT Test
June 15 Deadline for making Application for Graduation for August posting date
  Last day to officially drop or withdraw “W”
June 20 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
June 21 ACT Residual, 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
June 22 Early Registration for new and transfer students
  Final Exams for Summer I Microterm
  Final Grades due, 4:00 pm

Summer II Microterm 2018

July 4 Independence Day; No classes, Offices closed
July 9 Registration, 8:00 am
  Classes begin, 10:00 am
July 10 Late Registration ends, 5:00 pm
July 12 Last day to drop or withdraw without record/Census date
  Deadline for financial aid scholarship applications
July 20 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “W”
  ACT Residual, 9:00 am and 12:00 pm
July 21 Early Registration for new and transfer students
July 25 Last day to officially drop or withdraw with “WP/WF”
July 27 Final Exams for Summer II Microterm
  Final Grades due, 4:00 pm
July 28 Residence Halls close, 5:00 pm