Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 Winter 2017/2018
Spring 2018 CPE Summer 2018
University Summer 2018 Fall 2018
Winter 2018/2019 Spring 2019
CPE Summer 2019 University Summer 2019


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.  You can find past or future calendars on the official Faculty Senate calendar page.

You may find information about the five college academic calendar (including UMass Amherst) on the Five College Web site.
 

 Fall 2017

First day of classes Tuesday September 5
Last day to add or drop any class with no record - Undergraduate, Graduate, Stockbridge, CPE Monday  September 18
Holiday - Columbus Day Monday  October 9
Monday class schedule will be followed Tuesday  October 10
Last day to Drop with "DR" – Graduate (including CPE) Monday  October 16
Mid-Semester Date (Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, CPE Ugrad) Thursday October 19
Registration begins for Spring 2018 Monday  November 6
Holiday – Veterans’ Day Saturday  November 11
Thanksgiving recess begins  Sunday November 19
Classes resume Monday November  27
Last day of classes Tuesday  December 12
Reading Day Wednesday December 13
Final examinations begin Thursday December 14
Second Reading Day Saturday December 16
Last day of final examinations Wednesday  December 20
Snow day for exams, semester ends Thursday December 21
Final grades due by Noon Tuesday  January 2
Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13

 

 Winter 2017/2018

First day of classes Tuesday December 26
Last day to add/drop Thursday December 28
Holiday Break starts Sunday December 31
Classes resume Tuesday January 2
Last day to drop with "W" (Ugrad) or “DR” (Grad) Monday January 8
Last day of classes Saturday January 20
Final grades due Wednesday January 24

 

 Spring 2018

First day of classes Monday January 22
Last day to add or drop any class with no record - Undergraduate, Graduate, Stockbridge, CPE) Monday February 5
Holiday - Presidents’ Day Monday February 19
Last day to Drop with "DR" – Graduate (including CPE) Monday March 5
Mid-Semester Date (Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, CPE Ugrad) Wednesday March 7
Spring recess begins Sunday March 11
Classes resume Monday March 19
Registration begins for Fall 2018 Monday April 2
Holiday - Patriot's Day Monday April 16
Monday class schedule will be followed Tuesday April 17
Last day of classes Tuesday May 1
Reading Day Wednesday May 2
Final examinations begin Thursday May 3
Second Reading Day Saturday May 5
Last day of final examinations, semester ends Thursday May 10
Graduate and Undergraduate Commencements Friday May 11
Stockbridge Commencement Saturday May 12
Final grades due by Midnight Tuesday May 15
Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13

 

 CPE Summer 2018

First day of classes - Session One Monday May 21
Last day to add/drop any Session One class Friday May 25
Holiday - Memorial Day Monday May 28
Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' any Session One class Friday June 8
Last day of classes - Session One Friday June 29
Holiday - Independence Day Wednesday July 4
First day of classes - Session Two Monday July 9
Session One final grades due Wednesday July 11
Last day to add/drop any Session Two class Friday July 13
Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' any Session Two class Friday July 27
Last day of classes - Session Two; Summer Term ends Friday August 17
Remaining Summer grades due Wednesday August 22

 

 University Summer 2018

First day of classes Monday May 21
Last day to add/drop Friday May 25
Holiday – Memorial Day Monday May 28
Last day to drop with “W” or “DR” Tuesday July 3
Holiday – Independence Day Wednesday July 4
Last day of classes Friday August 17
Final grades due Wednesday August 22

 

 Fall 2018

First day of classes Tuesday September 4
Last day to add or drop any class with no record - Undergraduate, Graduate, Stockbridge, CPE Monday September 17
Holiday - Columbus Day Monday October 8
Monday class schedule will be followed Tuesday October 9
Last day to Drop with "DR" – Graduate (including CPE) Monday October 15
Mid-Semester Date (Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, CPE Ugrad) Thursday October 18
Registration begins for Spring 2019 Monday November 5
Holiday – Veterans’ Day Monday November 12
Monday class schedule will be followed Wednesday November 14
Thanksgiving recess begins Sunday November 18
Classes resume Monday November 26
Last day of classes Wednesday December 12
Reading Day Thursday December 13
Final examinations begin Friday December 14
Reading Day Saturday December 15
Last day of final examinations Thursday December 20
Snow day for exams, semester ends Friday December 21
Final grades due by Noon Wednesday January 2
Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13

 

  Winter 2018/2019

First day of classes Wednesday December 26
Last day to add/drop Friday December 28
Holiday Break starts Monday December 31
Classes resume Wednesday January 2
Last day to drop with "W" (Ugrad) or “DR” (Grad) Monday January 7
Last day of classes Saturday January 19
Final grades due Wednesday January 23

 

 Spring 2019

First day of classes Tuesday January 22
Last day to add or drop any class with no record - Undergraduate, Graduate, Stockbridge, CPE) Monday February 4
Holiday - Presidents’ Day Monday February 18
Monday class schedule will be followed Tuesday February 19
Last day to Drop with "DR" – Graduate (including CPE) Monday March 4
Mid-Semester Date (Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, CPE Ugrad) Thursday March 7
Spring recess begins Sunday March 10
Classes resume Monday March 18
Registration begins for Fall 2019 Monday April 1
Holiday - Patriot's Day Monday April 15
Monday class schedule will be followed Wednesday April 17
Last day of classes Wednesday May 1
Reading Day Thursday May 2
Final examinations begin Friday May 3
Reading Day Saturday May 4
Last day of final examinations, semester ends Thursday May 9
Graduate and Undergraduate Commencements Friday May 10
Stockbridge Commencement Saturday May 11
Final grades due by Midnight Tuesday May 14
Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13

 

 CPE Summer 2019

First day of classes - Session One Monday May 20
Last day to add/drop any Session One class Friday May 24
Holiday - Memorial Day Monday May 27
Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' any Session One class Friday June 7
Last day of classes - Session One Friday June 28
Holiday - Independence Day Thursday July 4
First day of classes - Session Two Monday July 8
Session One final grades due Wednesday July 10
Last day to add/drop any Session Two class Friday July 12
Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' any Session Two class Friday July 26
Last day of classes - Session Two; Summer Term ends Friday August 16
Remaining Summer grades due Wednesday August 21

 

 University Summer 2019

First day of classes Monday May 20
Last day to add/drop Friday May 24
Holiday – Memorial Day Monday May 27
Last day to drop with “W” or “DR” Wednesday July 3
Holiday – Independence Day Thursday July 4
Last day of classes Friday August 16
Final grades due Wednesday August 21