Graduate Catalog

2013 – 2014

2012-2013 Graduate Catalog Archive

Office of Graduate Studies and Extended Education
McKelvie Hall, 102 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2943
Fax: 610-436-2763

Revised September 2015

Academic Calendar


August 24-25 Residence halls open
August 26 Classes begin - 8 a.m.
Late Registration and Drop/Add
September 2 Labor Day (no classes)
September 4 Rosh Hashanah*
September 14 Yom Kippur*
October 7-8 Fall break (no classes)
November 27 Thanksgiving recess begins - 8 a.m.
November 29 Thanksgiving recess ends - 8 a.m.
December 7-8 Reading days
December 9 Last day of classes
December 10-14 Examination period
December 15 Commencement (undergraduate)
December 16 Commencement (graduate)

Academic Calendar


January 2-18 Winter Session (tentative)
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)


January 21 Classes begin - 8 a.m.
Late Registration and Drop/Add
March 14 Spring break begins - 5 p.m.
March 24 Spring break ends - 8 a.m.
April 15 Passover*
April 18 Good Friday*
May 5 Last day of classes
May 6-9 Examination period
May 10 Commencement (undergraduate)
May 12 Commencement (graduate)

Please consult the current course schedule and the University’s website for the most up-to-date
calendars, including the one for summer and for 2014-15.

*Although the University will be in session, no examinations are to be administered on these major Christian and Jewish holy days. All members of the academic community are also expected to be considerate of and provide appropriate accommodations to students of other faiths when assignments, exams, and other course requirements fall on the major holy days of their religions.