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Wesleyan’s 2021-2022 Academic Calendar Set, First Day of Fall Classes Slated for August 23

Apr 1, 2021

Buckhannon, W.Va. – Today, the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) announced the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar, which includes key instruction dates for both the Fall 2021 Semester and the Spring 2022 Semester. Classes for the Fall 2021 Semester will begin Monday, August 23, whereas graduation is tentatively set for Saturday, May 7, 2022.

“The 2021-2022 Academic Calendar is designed to deliver high-quality, in-person learning that prepares West Virginia Wesleyan students for a successful future,” said Dr. James Moore, the College’s Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. “We are working to ensure the best learning environment possible and look forward to students’ arrival to campus. We will continue to monitor the situation around the COVID-19 pandemic.”

While progress has been made to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, through the vaccination of individuals and other measures, the College will once again implement a robust Arrival to Campus Plan, which will outline key on-campus public health guidelines. The College will also  continue to share information on an on-going basis to prepare and support students, faculty and staff for in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 academic year. To access the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar, click here.


West Virginia Wesleyan College (WVWC) is a private, four-year residential liberal arts college in Buckhannon, West Virginia. A tradition of excellence for more than 130 years, West Virginia Wesleyan is home to 14 Fulbright Scholars. The Princeton Review ranked Wesleyan one of its 2021 Best Colleges in the Southeastern Region of the United States. U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best College Rankings designated Wesleyan a “Top 20” Best Value – Regional Universities (South) and one of the “Top 75” Regional Universities (South). WVWC offers students more than 40 majors and 40 minors; graduate programs in athletic training, business administration, creative writing, and nursing; 22 NCAA Division II athletic programs; multiple performing arts groups; and more than 70 organizations. Founded in 1890, the College is closely affiliated with the United Methodist Church and abides by the Wesley doctrine that emphasizes service to others. For more information, visit