Fall Semester 2017

(Pre-VU and Start-VU dates are subject to change).

Academic Calendars:  Fall 2016 - Summer 2018   * Fall 2017 - Summer 2019

Regular Hours: Aquatic Center  *  Bookstore  *  Bowling Center  *  Labs & Tutoring  * Jefferson Student Union & Cafe * PE Complex  *  Red Skelton Museum  *  RSPAC Bldg.  *  Shake LRC  *  Shircliff Art Gallery  *  Student Recreation Center  *  TDC  * UPCC (Clinic)
Event Schedules:  * Red Skelton Performing Arts Center  *  Athletics  *  Alumni  *  Summer Camps

Monday, August 14
First Day of Faculty Contracts
New Faculty & Professional Staff Meetings

8:00am: RA Training, Green Activities Center
8:00am: MEP Site Directors, LRC 104
4:00pm: Quarterly VU Foundation Board of Directors Meeting, BSU Ft. Sackville Rm. 1

Tuesday, August 15
New Faculty & Professional Staff Meetings
8:00am: RA Training, Green Activities Center
8:00am: MEP Site Directors, LRC 104

Wednesday, August 16
VU Faculty & Staff Opening Meeting, RSPAC
8:00am: RA Training, Green Activities Center
11:00am: Volleyball: Oakland City CC, Oakland City, IN
11:30am: Updike Hall Opening, Updike Hall
1:00pm: WD/CS Opening Meeting, ICAT 153
1:00pm: Early College Opening Meeting, LRC 211
1:00pm: Volleyball: University Of Southern Indiana, Oakland City, IN

Thursday, August 17 - Welcome Weekend
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8:00am: Residence Halls Open for Move-In
8:00am:
MEP Site Directors, LRC 211
8:00am - 5:00pm: TIAA Representative Appointments, ICAT 144
8:00pm: Welcome Weekend Bowling & Movie

Friday, August 18 - Welcome Weekend
New Student Orientation
7:00am: Coalition Meeting, ICAT 142
8:00am: Nursing Orientation, ICAT 153 (Auditorium)
8:00am:
Welcome Weekend Field Day Activities, Intramural Fields & Outdoor Courts (rain location: SRC)
11:00am: Community Fair & Family BBQ, JSU (outdoors)
11:30am: Welcome Weekend Keynote Speaker, PE Complex

Saturday, August 19 - Welcoming Weekend
8:00am: Welcome Weekend Field Day Activities, Intramural Fields & Outdoor Courts (rain location: SRC)
1:00pm: Ice Cream Social and Games, JSU

Sunday, August 20 - Welcoming Weekend
5:00pm: Annual Theatre Mixer, RSPAC Drama Lab Theatre

Monday, August 21 - Fall Classes Begin
Drop & Add

Tuesday, August 22
Drop & Add

11:00am: Senate Budget & Finance Committee, LRC 211
11:00am: Faculty Senate, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211
7:00pm: Volleyball: Lake Land, PE Complex

Wednesday, August 23
Drop & Add

10:30am: Board of Trustees, BSU Ft. Sackville Rms. 1-4
5:30pm: SGA Dinner, Green Activities Center

Thursday, August 24
Drop & Add

3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167

Friday, August 25
Drop & Add

Saturday, August 26
Time TBA: 4th Annual Golf Team Outing, Country Club of Old Vincennes
11:00am: Volleyball: Robert Morris Univ.- Springfield, Springfield, IL
1:00pm: Volleyball: Ancilla, Springfield, IL

Sunday, August 27

Monday, August 28
7:00pm: Volleyball: Rend Lake CC, Ina, IL

Tuesday, August 29
11:00am: Faculty Credentialing Guidelines, LRC 211
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, August 30
Alumni/Friends Trip: West Side Story, Beef & Board, Indianapolis
11:00am: Faculty Credentialing Guidelines, LRC 211
11:00am: Student Activity Club Fair, JSU
11:00am: VU/Cummins Engine Ribbon-Cutting, John Deere Bldg.

Thursday, August 31
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167

Friday, September 01
TBA: Volleyball: Owens Tournament, Perrysburg, OH
5:45pm: Cross Country: Walt Crawford Open, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

Saturday, September 02
TBA: Volleyball: Owens Tournament, Perrysburg, OH

Sunday, September 03

Monday, September 04 - Labor Day
No Classes; VU Closed

Tuesday, September 05
11:00am: Welcome Back Students Get-Together/Taco Bar, JSU
2:00pm: Professional Staff Congress, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, September 06
8:00am: TIAA Representative Appointments, ICAT 144
12:00pm - 6:00pm: Red Cross Blood Drive, BSU Ft. Sackville Rms. 1-2

Thursday, September 07
12:00pm - 6:00pm: Red Cross Blood Drive, BSU Ft. Sackville Rms. 1-2
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
7:00pm: Volleyball: Kaskaskia CC, Centralia, IL

Friday, September 08
TBA: Volleyball: Blazer Classic, PE Complex
7:30pm: Alumni Community Series: Jimmie Osmond, RSPAC Theatre

Saturday, September 09
TBA: Volleyball: Blazer Classic, PE Complex
5:00pm: Vincennes Stage Door Canteen USO Show, Green Activities Center

Sunday, September 10

Monday, September 11

Tuesday, September 12
10:30am: VU Foundation Education Series
11:00am: Faculty Senate, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, September 13

Thursday, September 14
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167

Friday, September 15
3:15pm: Cross Country: Indiana Intercollegiate Meet, Purdue Cross Country Course, West Lafayette, IN

Saturday, September 16
10:00am: Volleyball: Indian Hills, PE Complex
2:00pm: Volleyball: Ancilla, PE Complex
7:30pm: Rhea of Light Family Singers, RSPAC Theatre

Sunday, September 17

Monday, September 18

Tuesday, September 19
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
7:00pm: Volleyball: Lincoln Trail CC, PE Complex

Wednesday, September 20
9:00am: Bucshon Job Fair, Green Activities Center

Thursday, September 21
Alumni/Friends Trip: Amish Country Tour, Daviess County, IN
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167

Friday, September 22 - Family Weekend
Last Day to Withdraw from 1st 8-Week Classes Without Dean Approval

TBA: Volleyball: Parkland Cobra Invitational, Champaign, IL

Saturday, September 23 - Family Weekend
TBA: Volleyball: Parkland Cobra Invitational, Champaign, IL

Sunday, September 24 - Family Weekend
12:00pm: Cystic Fibrosis Walk, VU Track

Monday, September 25

Tuesday, September 26
11:00am: Senate Budget & Finance Committee, LRC 211
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
7:00pm: Volleyball: Frontier CC, Fairfield, IL

Wednesday, September 27

Thursday, September 28
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167
7:00pm: Volleyball: Kaskaskia CC, PE Complex

Friday, September 29
9:00am: Project Excel Professional Development for Business & Cosmetology, ICAT 153
6:30pm: Red Eye 10's Theatre, RSPAC Lab Theatre
7:00pm: Volleyball: Lake Land CC, Mattoon, IL
8:00pm: Red Eye 10's Theatre, RSPAC Theatre

Saturday, September 30
12:00pm: Cross Country: Greater Louisville Classic, Tom Sawyer State Park. Louisville, KY

Sunday, October 01
Payment Plan: Final Payment Due

Monday, October 02
10:30am: Board of Trustees Meeting, BSU Ft. Sackville Rm.

Tuesday, October 03
2:00pm: Professional Staff Congress, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211
7:00pm: Volleyball: Lincoln Trail CC, Robinson, IL

Wednesday, October 04
7:30pm: Music Dept. Gala, RSPAC Theatre

Thursday, October 05
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167
7:00pm: An Evening With the Lacks, RSPAC Theatre

Friday, October 06
TBA: Volleyball: Showdown On The Wabash, PE Complex
7:30pm: Alumni Community Series: LeAnn Rimes, RSPAC Theatre

Saturday, October 07
TBA: Volleyball: Showdown On The Wabash, PE Complex

Sunday, October 08

Monday, October 09
Midterm Exams

Tuesday, October 10
Midterm Exams

11:00am: Faculty Senate, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211
7:00pm: Volleyball: Rend Lake CC, PE Complex

Wednesday, October 11
Midterm Exams

Thursday, October 12
Midterm Exams

2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Friday, October 13
Midterm Exams

TBA: Volleyball: Wallace State Invitational, Hanceville, AL

Saturday, October 14
TBA: Volleyball: Wallace State Invitational, Hanceville, AL
7:00am: State High School Soil Judging Event, Shircliff Theatre
12:00pm: Cross Country: University of Evansville Invitational, Evansville, IN

Sunday, October 15
11:00am: Men's Basketball: Vincennes Jamboree (Scrimmage), PE Complex

Monday, October 16 - Midterm Break
No Classes; VU Closed

Tuesday, October 17
No Classes; VU Offices Open
Thomas Wathen Technology Grant Application Deadline

2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, October 18  - Classes Resume
Alumni/Friends Trip: Covered Bridge Festival, Mansfield, IN

Thursday, October 19
8:00am: Admissions: Jag Day Shoppers Fair, PE Complex
9:00am: Generations Area-Wide Council Meeting, Green Activities Center
10:00am: Admissions: Jag Day Lunch, SRC
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167
7:00pm: Volleyball: Mineral Area CC, Park Hills, MO

Friday, October 20
TBA: Volleyball: Jefferson College Invitational, Hillsboro, MO

Saturday, October 21
TBA: Volleyball: Jefferson College Invitational, Hillsboro, MO

Sunday, October 22

Monday, October 23
Begin Early Advising & Registration for Spring Semester 2017

Tuesday, October 24
10:30am: VU Foundation Education Series
11:00am: Senate Budget & Finance Committee, LRC 211
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, October 25
7:00pm: Volleyball: Frontier CC, PE Complex

Thursday, October 26
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum & Academic Affairs Committee, LRC 167
7:30pm: Fall Play: Our Town, RSPAC Theatre

Friday, October 27  - Blazerfest
Graduation Application Deadline
Last Day to Withdraw Without Dean Approval

7:00pm: Volleyball: Lindenwood-Belleville University, PE Complex
7:30pm: Fall Play: Our Town, RSPAC Theatre

Saturday, October 28 - Blazerfest
TBD: Volleyball: NJCAA District J Playoff
12:00pm: Cross Country: NJCAA Region 12 Championships, Grand Woods Park, Lansing, MI
7:30pm: Fall Play: Our Town, RSPAC Theatre

Sunday, October 29
2:00pm: Fall Play: Our Town, RSPAC Theatre

Monday, October 30
VU Comprehensive Quality Review Begins

Tuesday, October 31 - Halloween
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, November 01
8:30am: Generations: Caregiver Event, BSU Ft. Sackville Rms. 1-4
5:00pm: Women's Basketball: Lindsey Wilson CC, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball: Indiana Elite Prep, PE Complex

Thursday, November 02
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum and Academic Affairs Meeting, LRC 167

Friday, November 03
TBD: Volleyball: NJCAA District J Tournament
5:00pm: Men's Basketball:  Kiwanis Classic: Shawnee CC vs. E Florida, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball: Kiwanis Classic: VU vs. Kankakee CC, PE Complex
7:30pm: Alumni Community Series: Sons of Serendip, RSPAC Theatre

Saturday, November 04
TBD: Volleyball: NJCAA District J Tournament
3:00pm: Women's Basketball:  Sodexo Classic: VU vs. Olive-Harvey, PE Complex
5:00pm: Men's Basketball:  Kiwanis Classic: Kankakee CC vs. Shawnee CC, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball: Kiwanis Classic: VU vs. E Florida, PE Complex

Sunday, November 05
3:00pm: Miss VU Princess Tea, Green Activities Center
3:00pm: Women's Basketball: Sodexo Classic: VU vs. Indiana Tech, PE Complex

Monday, November 06

Tuesday, November 07
2:00pm: Professional Staff Congress, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, November 08

Thursday, November 09
11:00am: Veteran's Day program, RSPAC Theatre
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Friday, November 10
5:00pm: Miss VU Judges Dinner, Green Activities Center
5:00pm: Men's Basketball:  Sodexo Classic: John A. Logan CC vs. Don Bosco Prep, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball:  Sodexo Classic: VU vs. Triton, PE Complex
7:00pm: Women's Basketball: Gulf Coast State, Panama City, FL

Saturday, November 11 - Veterans Day
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TBD: Cross Country: NJCAA National Championships, Iowa Central CC, Fort Dodge, IA
3:00pm: Women's Basketball: Tallahassee, Panama City, FL
5:00pm: Men's Basketball:  Sodexo Classic: Triton vs John A. Logan  CC, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball: Sodexo Classic: VU vs. Don Bosco Prep, PE Complex
8:00pm: Miss VU Scholarship Pageant, RSPAC Theatre

Sunday, November 12

Monday, November 13
4:00pm: Quarterly VU Foundation Board of Directors Meeting, BSU Ft. Sackville Rm. 1

Tuesday, November 14
11:00am: Faculty Senate, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, November 15
6:30pm: Women's Basketball: Owens Classic: VU vs. Wabash Valley CC, Ullin, IL
8:30pm: Men's Basketball: Wabash Valley, Mt Carmel, IL

Thursday, November 16
TBD: Volleyball: NJCAA Div. 1 National Tournament, Hutchinson, KS
8:00am: Admissions: PreVU/Jag Day, BSU & PE Complex
10:00am: Admissions: Jag Day Lunch, SRC
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum and Academic Affairs Meeting, LRC 167
7:30pm: Guitar Fest, RSPAC Theatre

Friday, November 17
Last Day to Withdraw from Second 8-Week Courses Without Dean Approval

TBD: Volleyball: NJCAA Div. 1 National Tournament, Hutchinson, KS
8:00am: Admissions: PreVU/Jag Day, BSU

Saturday, November 18
TBD: Volleyball: NJCAA Div. 1 National Tournament, Hutchinson, KS
TBD: Cross Country: NJCAA Half-Marathon Championships, Location TBA
3:00pm: Women's Basketball: Monroe CC, Toledo, OH
7:00pm: Men's Basketball: Lincoln Land CC, PE Complex

Sunday, November 19
1:00pm: Women's Basketball: Kennedy King CC, Toledo, OH
4:00pm: IBA Honor Band, RSPAC Theatre

Monday, November 20

Tuesday, November 21
Last Day for Faculty to Withdraw Students for Non-Attendance

2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
5:00pm: Women's Basketball: Kaskaskia CC, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball: Kaskaskia  CC, PE Complex

Wednesday, November 22 - Thanksgiving Break
No Classes; TDC Closed, Offices Open

Thursday, November 23  - Thanksgiving Break
No Classes; VU & TDC Closed

Friday, November 24 - Thanksgiving Break
No Classes; VU & TDC Closed

TBA: Men's Basketball: Mineral Area Classic: VU vs. Fort Scott, Park Hill, MO

Saturday, November 25 - Thanksgiving Break
No Classes; VU & TDC Closed

TBA: Men's Basketball: Mineral Area Classic: VU vs. Roane State, Park Hill, MO

Sunday, November 26 - Thanksgiving Break
4:00pm: TDC Opens

Monday, November 27 - Classes Resume

Tuesday, November 28
12:00pm - 6:00pm: Red Cross Blood Drive, BSU Ft. Sackville Rms. 1-2
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, November 29
12:00pm - 6:00pm: Red Cross Blood Drive, BSU Ft. Sackville Rms. 1-2
5:00pm: Women's Basketball: Lincoln Trail CC, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball: Lincoln Trail  CC, PE Complex

Thursday, November 30
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum and Academic Affairs Meeting, LRC 167

Friday, December 01
9:00am: Generations Annual Training, Green Activities Center

Saturday, December 02
6:30pm: Women's Basketball: Shawnee CC, Ullin, IL
7:30pm: Alumni Community Series: Ernie Haase and the Signature Sound Christmas, RSPAC Theatre
TBA: Men's Basketball: Shawnee CC, Ullin, IL

Sunday, December 03

Monday, December 04
7:00pm: Women's Basketball: Mineral Area CC, PE Complex

Tuesday, December 05
2:00pm: Professional Staff Congress, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, December 06
10:30am: Board of Trustees Meeting, BSU Ft. Sackville Rm.
7:00pm: Women's Basketball: State Fair CC, Sedalia, MO
7:30pm: Music Dept. Christmas Gala, RSPAC Theatre

Thursday, December 07
2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211
3:30pm: 2017-18 Curriculum and Academic Affairs Meeting, LRC 167

Friday, December 08
8:30am: 19th Annual Wills, Trusts & Ethics Institute, ICAT 142
2:00pm: Mid-Year Commencement Rehearsal, RSPAC Theatre

Saturday, December 09
11:00am: Mid-Year Commencement, RSPAC Theatre

5:00pm: Women's Basketball: Olney Central, PE Complex
7:00pm: Men's Basketball:  Olney Central, PE Complex

Sunday, December 10

Monday, December 11
Final Exams

Tuesday, December 12
Final Exams

11:00am: Faculty Senate, LRC 167
2:00pm:
Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, December 13
Final Exams

Thursday, December 14
Final Exams

2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Friday, December 15 - Fall Semester 2016 Ends
Final Exams
9:00am: Men's Basketball Jamboree, PE Complex/SRC/Beless Gym

Saturday, December 16
TDC Closed

2:00pm: The Nutcracker Ballet, RSPAC Theatre
TBA: Reception & Silent Auction, RSPAC Lobby
7:00pm: The Nutcracker Ballet, RSPAC Theatre

Sunday, December 17
TDC Closed

Monday, December 18
TDC Closed

2:00pm: Women's Basketball: John A. Logan CC, Carterville, IL
4:00pm: Men's Basketball: John A Logan CC, Carterville, IL

Tuesday, December 19
No Classes; Offices Open
TDC Closed

2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Wednesday, December 20
No Classes; Offices Open
TDC Closed

Thursday, December 21
No Classes; Offices Open
TDC Closed

2:00pm: Assessment Committee, LRC 211

Friday, December 22
No Classes; Offices Open
TDC Closed

 December 23 - 31, 2017
No Classes; VU Closed Until Jan. 2018
TDC Closed