Graduate Catalog

2014 – 2015

2013-2014 Graduate Catalog Archive

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

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Revised October 2014

Academic Calendar


August 23-24 Residence halls open
August 25 Classes begin - 8 a.m.
Late Registration and Drop/Add
September 1 Labor Day (no classes)
September 25 Rosh Hashanah*
October 4 Yom Kippur*
October 6-7 Fall break (no classes)
November 26 Thanksgiving recess begins - 8 a.m.
December 1 Thanksgiving recess ends - 8 a.m.
December 6-7 Reading days
December 8 Last day of classes
December 9-13 Examination period
December 14 Commencement (undergraduate)
December 15 Commencement (graduate)

Academic Calendar


January 5-16 Winter Session (tentative)
January 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes)


January 20 Classes begin - 8 a.m.
Late Registration and Drop/Add
March 6 Spring break begins - 5 p.m.
March 16 Spring break ends - 8 a.m.
April 3 Good Friday*
April 4 Passover*
May 4 Last day of classes
May 5-8 Examination period
May 9 Commencement (undergraduate)
May 11 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 2015-16.

*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.