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Important Dates

Here are a few important dates that parents should know about along with other campus events. For a complete listing of events and academic calendar at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, as well as the other four colleges in the area, please visit the links below.

December 2014

Classes resume after Thanksgiving Break---Monday, December 1

Last day of classes---Friday, December 5

Final examinations begin---Monday, December 8

Last day of final examinations---Saturday, December 13         

Residence halls close at 12:00pm---Saturday, December 13

Final grades due by midnight---Monday, December 22

Campus closure days---December 25, 30, 31

Winter Term

First day of Winter Term classes---Monday, December 15

Last day to add/drop---Wednesday, December 17

Holiday Break starts---Wednesday, December 24

Classes resume---Friday, December 26

Holiday Break starts---Wednesday, December 31

Classes resume---Friday, January 2

Last day of classes---Saturday, January 17

Final grades due---Wednesday, January 21

January 2015

Holiday - New Year’s Day---Thursday, January 1

Spring Semester Bills Due---Monday, January 12

Residence Halls Re-Open--Sunday, January 18

New Student Winter Welcome Program (new students only)---Sunday, January 18

Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr. Day---Monday, January 19

First Day of Spring Semester Classes---Tuesday, January 20

UMAPA Advisory Council Application Due--Tuesday, January 20

Spring Activities Expo 4-6pm in the Student Union Ballroom---Wednesday, January 21



Other Campus Calendars

University of Massachusetts Amherst Event Calendar

University of Massachusetts Amherst Academic Calendar

UMass Athletics

Five College Calendar