Computing Winter Contact Hours

The 2019-2020 Winter Session meets December 30, 2019 - January 17, 2020.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020, is a University holiday.

There are 14 classroom days in this Winter Session. The total number of meeting days for each day of the week are:  3 Mondays, 3 Tuesdays, 2 Wednesdays, 3 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 5 150 min (2 hr 30 min)
TTh 6 125 min (2 hr 5 min)
MWF 8 95 min (1 hr 35 min)
MTWTh 11 70 min (1 hr 10 min)
MTWThF 14 55 min 

2 s.h. = 1500 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MW 5 300 min (5 hr)
TTh 6 250 min (4 hr 10 min)
MWF 8 190 min (3 hr 10 min)
MTWTh 11 140 min (2 hr 20 min)
MTWThF 14 110 min (1 hr 50 min)

3 s.h.* = 2250 contact minutes

  Number of Days Number of Minutes per Day
MWF 8 290 min (4 hr 50 min)
MTWTh 11 205 min (3 hr 25 min)
MTWThF 14 160 min (2 hr 40 min)

*Departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences cannot offer a 3 s.h. course in the Winter Session.