Computing Winter Contact Hours

The 2020-2021 Winter Session meets December 28, 2020 - January 22, 2021.

Friday, January 1, 2021 and Monday, January 18, 2021 are University holidays.

There are 18 classroom days in this Winter Session. The total number of meeting days for each day of the week are:  3 Mondays, 4 Tuesdays, 4 Wednesdays, 4 Thursdays, and 3 Fridays.

Note that a class break would require adding additional meeting time. Examples of class meeting patterns and required contact minutes are as follows.

1 s.h. = 750 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW or WF 7 110 min (1 hr 50 min)
TTh 8 95 min (1 hr 35 min)
MWF 10 75 min (1 hr 15 min)
MTWTh 15 50 min
MTWThF 18 50 min 

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW or WF 7 215 min (3 hr 35 min)
TTh 8 190 min (3 hr 10 min)
MWF 10 150 min (2 hr 30 min)
MTWTh 15 100 min (1 hr 40 min)
MTWThF 18 85 min (1 hr 25 min)

3 s.h. = 2250 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MWF 10 225 min (3 hr 45 min)
MTWTh 15 150 min (2 hr 30 min)
MTWThF 18 125 min (2 hr 5 min)