Computing Contact Hours 

Spring Break, Labor Day, and Thanksgiving Recess are not counted in calculations.

Total number of days:

Mondays = 14, Tuesdays = 15, Wednesdays = 15, Thursdays = 15, Fridays = 15, Saturdays = 14

MW = 29,  TTh = 30,  MWF = 44,  TWTh = 45,  MTWTh = 59,  TWThF = 60,  MTWThF = 74 

1 s.h. = 750 contact minutes

  Number of days Number of minutes per day
One day (Mon)                 14    55 min                       
One day (Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri)           15    50 min     

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes

  Number of days Number of minutes per day
One day (Mon)   14    110 min (1 hr 50 min)  
One day (Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri)             15    100 min (1 hr 40 min)
Two days (MW, TTh, WF, etc.) 29-30    50 min

3 s.h. = 2250 contact minutes

  Number of days Number of minutes per day
One day (Mon) 14    165 min (2 hr 45 min)
One day (Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri)             15    150 min (2 hr 30 min)   
Two days (MW, TTh, WF, etc.) 29-30    75 min (1 hr 15 min)
Three days (MWF, TWTh, etc.) 44-45    50 min

4 s.h. = 3000 contact minutes

  Number of days Number of minutes per day
Two days incl. Mon (MW, MT, MTh, MF) 29       105 min (1 hr 45 min)
Two days not incl. Mon (TTh, TW, ThF)      30       100 min (1 hr 40 min)     
Three days (MWF, TWTh, etc.)  44-45     70 min (1 hr 10 min)
Four days (MTWTh, TWThF) 59-60     50 min
Five days (MTWThF) 74    45 min

5 s.h. = 3750 contact minutes

  Number of days Number of minutes per day
Three days (MWF, TWTh, etc,)              44-45    85 min (1 hr 25 min)
Four days (MTWTh, TWThF)       59-60    65 min (1 hr 5 min)      
Five days (MTWThF) 74    50 min