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WSSU Transfer Tuesdays

Interested in transferring to Winston-Salem State University? Get answers to questions about credits, financial aid, housing and more. REGISTER NOW Meet the Transfer Team; learn about transfer requirements, application processes and deadlines; and tour the campus virtually! GET MORE INFO. Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

WSSU vs Elizabeth City State

Sports Tickets May be purchased at www.wssu.edu/tickets. Saturday, September 25, 2021, 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Bowman Gray - Stadium Field and Stands.

DPT Class of 2022 White Coat Ceremony

Each academic year, the second year cohort participates in the symbolic rite of passage of donning white lab coats as they prepare to enter their second clinical rotation. This ceremonial "cloaking" marks the student’s transition from the study of preclinical to clinical health sciences. This ceremony will celebrate the Class of 2022. Sunday, September 26, 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center Hall AB - Multi-purpose Room.

Black Votes Matter Tour Bus

The Black Votes Matter Tour Bus will be on campus next Monday, September 27th from 12noon-2pm in the front of DJR.  We will also have word from Mr. James Perry, the CEO of the WS Urban League and Common Cause, to help with voter registration and t-shirt distribution.  There may be a DJ and host. Monday, September 27, 2021, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center - Outdoor Plaza - First Floor.

Spring Course Schedule to Deans for Approval

Academic Calendar Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

WSSU Occupational Therapy Virtual Info Session

Interested in learning about Occupational Therapy or how to apply to the WSSU Master Level program? GET MORE INFO & REGISTER NOW This informative interactive session will give you the steps for applying to WSSU's OT program and what to expect during the process. * What GPA do you need? * What is the GRE and what score do you need? * Do you have all the pre-reqs required? Join us and get answers to your questions. GET MORE INFO & REGISTER NOW. Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Banned Books Week Film: The Hate U Give

C.G. O'Kelly Library Presents:  The Hate U Give, A Banned Book Week Film Screening & Discussion, Sep. 29th @ 6:30pm| C.G O'Kelly Library, Rm 127, The film The Hate U Give (THUG) is adapted from the novel of the same name by Angie Thomas. The bestseller has been frequently challenged and banned in American libraries and schools –for its portrayal of police brutality (and alleged “anti-cop” stance), but mostly for its use of profanity and depiction of drug use.  . Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM.

Deans Review Course Schedules

Academic Calendar Thursday, September 30, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Course Schedule Finalized

Academic Calendar Monday, October 4, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

WSSU Transfer Tuesdays

Interested in transferring to Winston-Salem State University? Get answers to questions about credits, financial aid, housing and more. REGISTER NOW Meet the Transfer Team; learn about transfer requirements, application processes and deadlines; and tour the campus virtually! GET MORE INFO. Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

DPT Early Assurance-Exercise Science Majors

Information Session for Exercise Science Majors for the Early Assurance Program with the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. Thursday, October 7, 2021, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Academic Progress Reports Due

Academic Calendar Friday, October 8, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Fall Break (Columbus Day) - No Traditional Classes

Academic Calendar Monday, October 11, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Fall Break - No Traditional Classes

Academic Calendar Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Academic Advising for Spring Term begins

Academic Calendar Thursday, October 14, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Application for Spring Graduation Opens

Academic Calendar Thursday, October 14, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Fall 2021 Open House

Fall 2021 Open House. Saturday, October 16, 2021, 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM. K.R. Williams Auditorium.

WSSU vs St. Augustines

Sports Tickets May be purchased at www.wssu.edu/tickets. Saturday, October 16, 2021, 1:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Bowman Gray - Stadium Field and Stands.

(VIRTUAL) Lighting of the Sign

Gather virtually with alumni, current students, and friends of WSSU for the annual Lighting of the Homecoming Sign. Sunday, October 17, 2021, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center - Outdoor Plaza - First Floor.

Comedy Show

WSSU Rams, come and get your laugh on at the 2021 Comedy Show. Check back for details and ticket information. We are observing a clear bag policy for this event. Monday, October 18, 2021, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. K.R. Williams Auditorium.

WSSU Transfer Tuesdays

Interested in transferring to Winston-Salem State University? Get answers to questions about credits, financial aid, housing and more. REGISTER NOW Meet the Transfer Team; learn about transfer requirements, application processes and deadlines; and tour the campus virtually! GET MORE INFO. Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

4th Annual Legends of Healthcare

You are cordially invited to take part in the WSSU School of Health Sciences Legends of Healthcare celebration which honors those who have made a positive impact on the health and wellness of diverse populations. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

The Coronation of Mr. & Miss WSSU

Enjoy a night of pageantry when the new Miss and Mister WSSU will be crowned during Coronation.  The Royal Ball will follow immediately afterwards. We will observe a clear bag policy for these events. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. K.R. Williams Auditorium.

The Royal Ball

After the Coronation, join Mister and Miss WSSU for a Royal Ball, befitting a king and queen. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center Hall AB - Multi-purpose Room, Donald J. Reaves Student Center - Outdoor Plaza - First Floor.

Alumni Return to Serve (sponsored by H&R Block)

Career Development Services will host WSSU Alumni on campus. This program connects students to alumni who are dedicated to sharing the joys, challenges, and successes of their personal journey.  The aim is to help students discover their passion, explore their career options, develop their personal career plan, and attain their goals as part of their lifelong educational philosophy. . Thursday, October 21, 2021, 7:30 AM – 1:45 PM. Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center Room 207ABC - Multi-Purpose Room.

Education Scholarship Drive Kickoff Special

Please join us for this virtual event. https://livestream.com/wssummts/scholarshipdrive. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.

Academic Council

Academic Calendar Academic Council is designed to promote collaboration among department chairs and senior academic administrators.  The council provides an opportunity for development, exchange and promotion of ideas and best practices, policies that impact processes and procedures in academia. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 3:36 PM – 5:06 PM. Hall-Patterson Room 228 - Classroom - Lecture Hall.

(SUSPENDED) Greasy Red Spoon Vendors' Row

For the safety of our Ramily, in line with the COVID-19 protocols, this event has been SUSPENDED and removed from the lineup of WSSU Homecoming activities. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 4:00 PM – Saturday, October 23, 2021, 9:00 PM.

(SUSPENDED) Homecoming Community Stage

For the safety of our Ramily, in line with the COVID-19 protocols, this event has been SUSPENDED and removed from the lineup of WSSU Homecoming activities. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Thompson Center Clock Tower.

Red & Black Affair

Location: Millennium Center (off campus), Check back for details and ticket information. Thursday, October 21, 2021, 9:00 PM – Friday, October 22, 2021, 2:00 AM.

Wreath Laying Ceremony

Join us for the wreath laying ceremony at the Simon Green Atkins statue followed by a formal convocation at K.R. Williams Auditorium. Friday, October 22, 2021, 8:45 AM – 9:15 AM.

Founder's Day Convocation

Commemorate the founding of WSSU and honor the university’s esteemed founder Dr. Simon Green Atkins. Friday, October 22, 2021, 9:45 AM – 11:45 AM. K.R. Williams Auditorium.

Alumni Check-In

It’s Homecoming, y’all! Check in, connect with former friends and classmates, and start enjoying the festivities. Friday, October 22, 2021, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Cleon F. Thompson Jr. Student Services Center Room 207ABC - Multi-Purpose Room.

(SUSPENDED) Simon Green Atkins Founder's Day Celebration

For the safety of our Ramily, in line with the COVID-19 protocols, this event has been SUSPENDED and removed from the lineup of WSSU Homecoming activities. Friday, October 22, 2021, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center Hall AB - Multi-purpose Room.

Ram Rave

Come out and celebrate being a Forever Red and Forever Ram with live entertainment, a Ram Rave Mini Parade, Pep Rally and Day Party. Friday, October 22, 2021, 12:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Thompson Center Clock Tower.

Homecoming Step Show

Join us for one of the most popular Homecoming events. Details and ticket information coming soon. We will observe a clear bag policy for this event. Friday, October 22, 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. K.R. Williams Auditorium.

Hall of Distinction and Alumni Crowning Ceremonies

Join the WSSU National Alumni Association for the Hall of Distinction recognitions and the Crowning of Miss and Mister Alumni. Friday, October 22, 2021, 7:00 PM – Saturday, October 23, 2021, 12:00 AM. Dillard Auditorium Room 107, Anderson - McNeil Banquet Hall, Anderson Conference Center Lobby - Multi-purpose Room - First Floor.

(SUSPENDED) Homecoming Community Parade

For the safety of our Ramily, in line with the COVID-19 protocols, this event has been SUSPENDED and removed from the lineup of WSSU Homecoming activities. Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.

WSSU vs. Livingstone - Homecoming Football Game

Sports Join us as we cap off our Homecoming weekend with the game against Livingstone University at 1:00 p.m. GET TICKETS NOW  We will observe a clear bag policy for this event. . Saturday, October 23, 2021, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Bowman Gray - Stadium Field and Stands.

(SUSPENDED) Return to the Yard

For the safety of our Ramily, in line with the COVID-19 protocols, this event has been SUSPENDED and removed from the lineup of WSSU Homecoming activities. Saturday, October 23, 2021, 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Donald J. Reaves Student Center - Breezeway, Thompson Center Breezeway Entire Space, Thompson Center Clock Tower.

Ramily Reunion Yard Fest Concert

One of the biggest events of the WSSU Forever Red Homecoming weekend! Featuring national recording artists B.?B.?D.? the legendary D.?J.? Kool, and special guest deejay: B.?B.?D.?’s very own D.?J.? Shakim. This is an outdoor event with social distancing seating pods. Please bring your own lawn chairs. All CDC protocols will be followed. Produced exclusively by R&R Productions and WSSU. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 24. Saturday, October 23, 2021, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Intramural Recreation Practice Field - UREC, Intramural Recreation Track - UREC.

Last Day for Undergraduate Students to Withdraw from Classes or the University for a "W" Grade

Academic Calendar Tuesday, October 26, 2021, 5:00 PM.

Spring Registration for Graduates/Seniors/Scholars/Athletes Opens

Academic Calendar Monday, November 1, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Registration for Juniors Opens

Academic Calendar Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Registration for Sophomores Opens

Academic Calendar Friday, November 5, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Spring Registration for Freshmen Opens

Academic Calendar Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Open Registration

Academic Calendar Thursday, November 11, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Academic Council

Academic Calendar Academic Council is designed to promote collaboration among department chairs and senior academic administrators.  The council provides an opportunity for development, exchange and promotion of ideas and best practices, policies that impact processes and procedures in academia. Thursday, November 18, 2021, 3:36 PM – 5:06 PM. Hall-Patterson Room 228 - Classroom - Lecture Hall.

Application for Spring Graduation Closes

Academic Calendar Friday, November 19, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Continuing Students Registration Ends

Academic Calendar Friday, November 19, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

Academic Calendar Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Thanksgiving Break (Thanksgiving) - No Classes

Academic Calendar Thursday, November 25, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

Academic Calendar Friday, November 26, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Last Day of Instruction

Academic Calendar Monday, December 6, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Reading Day

Academic Calendar Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 1

Academic Calendar Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 2

Academic Calendar Thursday, December 9, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 3

Academic Calendar Friday, December 10, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 4

Academic Calendar Monday, December 13, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Exam Day 5

Academic Calendar Tuesday, December 14, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Exam Day 6

Academic Calendar Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Academic Forgiveness

Academic Calendar Wednesday, December 15, 2021, 5:00 PM.

Mid Year Completion Celebrations by Colleges and Schools

Academic Calendar Thursday, December 16, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Academic Council

Academic Calendar Academic Council is designed to promote collaboration among department chairs and senior academic administrators.  The council provides an opportunity for development, exchange and promotion of ideas and best practices, policies that impact processes and procedures in academia. Thursday, December 16, 2021, 3:36 PM – 5:06 PM. Hall-Patterson Room 228 - Classroom - Lecture Hall.

All Grades Due by 5:00 PM

Academic Calendar Friday, December 17, 2021, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.