Tag: academic calendar

University to launch 8-week module classes in fall

Starting fall semester 2021, the University of La Verne will pilot eight-week classes embedded in the new 17-week semester. 

Faculty Assembly to consider sweeping calendar changes

The University of La Verne could move to a 17-week semester with two 8-week terms embedded beginning Fall 2021, following a Faculty Senate vote Monday in support of the change.

Veterans Day deserves recognition

The University of La Verne should begin observing Veterans Day as an “off” day to allow students, faculty and staff to spend the day honoring those who have served in the military.

Long semesters ruin job advantage

The University of La Verne currently offers two 16 week semesters and a winter term in January known as “Jan Term” for the academic year. Most universities like Chapman University, UC Berkeley and the Pomona Colleges that are on a semester system offer 15 week semesters instead.

Friday-start final schedule is stressful

Students will not be saying the “Thank God it’s Friday” today as they walk into their respective classrooms to take, not their last final, but their first.

New schedule still needs tweaking

Students have always dreaded finals week and at the University of La Verne it is no different. Everywhere you turn students are stressing, cramming and procrastinating.

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