Undergraduate Catalog

2012 – 2013

2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Archive

Office of Admissions
Emil H. Messikomer Hall
100 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-3411
Fax: 610-436-2907

Revised June 2012

Academic Programs



August 25 - 26 Residence halls open
August 27 Classes begin - 8 a.m.
Late Registration and Drop/Add
September 3 Labor Day (no classes)
September 17 Rosh Hashanah*
September 26 Yom Kippur*
October 8-9 Fall break (no classes)
November 21 Thanksgiving recess begins - 8 a.m.
November 26 Thanksgiving recess ends - 8 a.m.
December 8-9 Reading days
December 10 Last day of classes
December 11-15 Examination period
December 16 Commencement (undergraduate)
December 17 Commencement (graduate)


January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
January 28 Classes begin - 8 a.m.
Late Registration and Drop/Add
March 15 Spring break begins - 8 a.m.
March 25 Spring break ends - 5 p.m.
March 26 Passover*
March 29 Good Friday*
May 10 Last day of classes
May 13-17 Examination period
May 18 Commencement (undergraduate)
May 20 Commencement (graduate)

Please consult the current course schedule and the University's Web site (www.wcupa.edu) for the most up-to-date calendars.

*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.