Academic Calendar

Fall 2016 Winter 2016/2017
Spring 2017 Summer 2017


This calendar site is updated for the new academic year in late August after the end of the CPE Summer session and before the start of the Fall term. Click HERE if you need past or future calendars on the official Faculty Senate calendar page.

Click HERE for the UMass and the other four colleges’ academic calendars at the Five College Web site.
 

Fall 2016

First Day of classes Tuesday September 6
Last day to add or drop any class with no record - Undergraduate, Graduate, Stockbridge, Continuing Education Monday September 19
Holiday - Columbus Day Monday October 10
Monday class schedule will be followed Tuesday October 11
Last day to Drop with "DR" - Graduate Monday October 17
Mid-Semester Date (Last day to Drop with 'W' and select 'P/F'- Undergraduate, Stockbridge, Continuing Education) Thursday October 20
Registration begins for Spring 2017 Monday November 7
Holiday - Veterans Day Friday November 11
Friday class schedule will be followed Wednesday November 16
Thanksgiving recess begins Sunday November 20
Classes resume Monday November 28
Last day of classes Wednesday December 14
Reading Period begins Thursday December 15
Final examinations begin Friday December 16
Second Reading Day Saturday December 17
Last day of final examinations Thursday December 22
Snow day for Dec. 22 exams, semester ends Friday December 23
Final grades due by noon Tuesday January 3
Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13


Winter Term 2016/2017

First day of classes Tuesday December 27
Last day to add/drop Thursday December 29
Holiday Break starts Sunday January 1
Classes resume Tuesday January 3
Last day to drop with "W" Monday January 9
Last day of classes Saturday January 21
Final grades due Wednesday January 25

 

Spring 2017

First day of classes Monday January 23
Last day to add or drop any class with no record - Undergraduate, Graduate, Stockbridge, Continuing Education Monday February 6
Holiday - Presidents' Day Monday February 20
Last day to Drop with "DR" - Graduate Monday March 6
Mid-Semester Date (Last day to Drop with "W" and select 'P/F'- Undergraduate, Stockbridge, Continuing Education) Wednesday March 8
Spring recess begins Sunday March 12
Classes resume Monday March 20
Registration begins for Fall 2017 Monday April 3
Holiday - Patriot's Day Monday April 17
Monday class schedule will be followed Tuesday April 18
Last day of classes Tuesday May 2
Reading Day Wednesday May 3
Final examinations begin Thursday May 4
Second Reading Day Saturday May 6
Last day of final examinations, semester ends Thursday May 11
Graduate and Undergraduate Commencements Friday May 12
Stockbridge Commencement Saturday May 13
Final grades due by Midnight Tuesday May 16
Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13


Summer Session 2017

First day of classes - Session One Monday May 22
Last day to add/drop any Session One class Friday May 26
Holiday - Memorial Day Monday May 29
Last day to drop with "W" any Session One class Friday June 9
Last day of classes - Session One Friday June 30
Holiday - Independence Day Tuesday July 4
First day of classes - Session Two Monday July 10
Session One final grades due Wednesday July 12
Last day to add/drop any Session Two class Friday July 14
Last day to drop with "W" any Session Two class Friday July 28
Last day of classes, Summer Session ends Friday August 18
Remaining Summer Grades due Tuesday August 29