Information and resources regarding SWVCTC and the COVID-199 (Coronavirus)

Academic Calendar

2020 – 2021 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

April 14 Summer and Fall 2020 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services
April 15 – 16 Summer and Fall 2020 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins
April 21 Open registration. New students may register on campus or by contacting an Academic Advisor at 304.896.7100.
July 13 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Fall 2020 term (16-week (full term) and 1st 8-week (alternate term)) classes
After July 13 Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for nonpayment. Students who submit required documentation after this date may be able to register for alternate term (12-week and 2nd 8-week) classes.
July 30 Deadline for early registration
August 10 Academic Affairs Convocation
August 10 – 12 16-week (full term) and 1st 8-week (alternate term) final registration period
August 12 16-week (full term) and 1st 8-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
After August 12 Students may register ONLY for 12-week and 2nd 8-week (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.
August 17 16-week (full term) classes begin
August 17 1st 8-week (alternate term) classes begin
August 17 – 18 1st 8-week (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for alternate term 1st 8-week classes)
August 17 – 20 16-week (full term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for full-term 16-week classes)
September 7 College closed – Labor Day Holiday
September 8 Classes resume
September 10 12-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
September 14 12-week (alternate term) classes begin
September 14 1st 8-week (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due
September 14 – 15 12-week (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for alternate term 12-week classes)
September 21 1st 8-week (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)
October 5 – 8 16-week (full term) mid-term exam week
October 7 2nd 8-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
October 12 2nd 8-week (alternate term) classes begin
October 12 – 13 2nd 8-week (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for alternate term 2nd 8-week classes)
October 12 16-week (full term) mid-term grade reports due
October 26 12-week (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due
November 2 16-week (full term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (11 weeks complete)
November 3 Spring 2021 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services
November 4 – 5 Spring 2021 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins
November 9 12-week (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (8 weeks complete)
November 9 2nd 8-week (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due
November 10 Open registration. New students may register on campus or by contacting an Academic Advisor at 304.896.7100.
November 16 2nd 8-week (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)
November 22 – 29 Thanksgiving Break – no classes
November 25 – 29 College closed – Thanksgiving Holiday
November 30 Classes resume
December 7 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2021 term (16-week (full term) and 1st 8-week (alternate term)) classes
After December 7 Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for nonpayment. Students who submit required documentation after this date may be able to register for alternate term (12-week and 2nd 8-week) classes.
December 7 – 10 Final exam week
December 14 Final grades must be entered by noon

Southern will be closed for holiday break beginning Friday, December 18, 2020, through Sunday, January 3, 2021.
Southern will re-open for business Monday, January 4, 2021, at 8:00 a.m.

Spring 2021

December 7, 2020 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Spring 2021 term (16-week (full term) and 1st 8-week (alternate term)) classes
After December 7, 2020 Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not
guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for nonpayment. Students who submit
required documentation after this date may be able to register for alternate term (12-week and 2nd 8-week) classes.
January 11 – 13 16-week (full term) and 1st 8-week (alternate term) final registration period
January 13 16-week (full term) and 1st 8-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
After January 13 Students may register ONLY for 12-week and 2nd 8-week (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.
January 18 College closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 19 16-week (full term) classes begin
January 19 1st 8-week (alternate term) classes begin
January 19 – 20 1st 8-week (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for alternate term 1st 8-week classes)
January 19 – 21 16-week (full term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for full-term 16-week classes)
February 11 12-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
February 15 12-week (alternate term) classes begin
February 15 1st 8-week (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due
February 15 – 16 12-week (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedule for alternate term 12-week classes)
February 22 1st 8-week (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)
March 8 – 11 16-week (full term) mid-term exam week
March 14 – 21 Spring Break – no classes
March 15 16-week (full term) mid-term grade reports due
March 18 2nd 8-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
March 22 Classes resume
March 22 2nd 8-week (alternate term) classes begin
March 22 – 23 2nd 8-week (alternate term) schedule adjustment period for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for alternate term 2nd 8-week classes)
March 29 12-week (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due
April 12 16-week (full term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (11 weeks complete)
April 13 Summer and Fall 2021 priority registration for Veterans and students currently served by the Office of Disability Services
April 14 – 15 Summer and Fall 2021 early registration for all currently enrolled students begins
April 19 12-week (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (8 weeks complete)
April 19 2nd 8-week (alternate term) mid-term grade reports due
April 20 Open registration for Summer and Fall 2021. New students may register on campus or by contacting an Academic Advisor at 304.896.7100.
April 26 2nd 8-week (alternate term) last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (5 weeks complete)
April 26 – 29 Assessment Showcase week. Classes will meet as regularly scheduled.
May 3 Financial aid priority completion deadline for the Summer 2021 term (10-week (full term) and 1st 5-week (alternate term)) classes
After May 3 Financial aid processing will continue, but students who submit required documentation after this date are not guaranteed their financial aid will be processed in time to avoid being dropped for nonpayment. Students who submit required documentation after this date may be able to register for the 2nd 5-week (alternate term) classes.
May 10 – 13 Final exams week
May 15 Commencement – 10:00 AM.
May 17 Final grades must be entered by noon

Summer 2021

Full term (10-weeks)
May 19 10-week (full term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
After May 19 Students may register for 2nd 5-week (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.
May 24 10-week (full term) classes begin
May 24 – 25 Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for term)
May 31 College closed – Memorial Day Holiday
June 28 Mid-term grade reports due
July 5 College closed – Independence Day Holiday
July 8 Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (7 weeks complete)
July 30 Final grades must be entered by noon
First 5-week Part-of-Term
May 19 1st 5-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
After May 19 Students may register for 2nd 5-week (alternate term) classes through the last business day prior to the start of the class. Late registration fees do not apply to alternate term classes.
May 24 Classes begin
May 24 – 25 Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations/schedules for term)
May 31 College closed – Memorial Day Holiday
June 7 Mid-term grade reports due
June 17 Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)
June 25 Final grades must be entered by noon
Second 5-week Part-of-Term
June 23 2nd 5-week (alternate term) last day to register. Deadline for payment of all tuition and fees is 5:00 PM. Students with a remaining unpaid balance are dropped for non-payment.
June 28 Classes begin
June 28 – 29 Schedule adjustment for currently enrolled students ONLY (no new registrations / schedules for term)
July 5 College closed – Independence Day Holiday
July 12 Mid-term grade reports due
July 22 Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W” (4 weeks complete)
July 30 Final grades must be entered by noon