Academic Calendar

Fall 2023 Winter 2023/2024
Spring 2024 U+ Summer 2024
University Summer 2024 Fall 2024
Winter 2024/2025 Spring 2025
U+ Summer 2025 University Summer 2025


This calendar site is updated for the new academic year in late August after the end of the U+ (UWW/CPE) Summer session and before the start of the Fall term.  You can find  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 2023

First Day of classes Tuesday September 5
Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Undergraduate and Non-degree students Monday September 11
Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Matriculated Graduate students Monday September 18
Holiday – Indigenous Peoples Day Monday October 9
Monday class schedule will be followed Tuesday October 10
Last day to Drop with "DR" - Graduate Tuesday October 31
Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, CPE Tuesday October 31
Registration begins for Spring 2024 Monday November 6
Holiday – Veterans’ Day Saturday November 11
Thanksgiving recess begins after last class Tuesday November 21
Classes resume Monday November 27
Last day of classes Friday December 8
Reading Day Saturday December 9
Final examinations begin Monday December 11
Last day of final examinations, semester ends Friday December 15
Final grades due by Midnight Thursday December 21

Number of class meetings:  MTuWThF:  13

 

Winter 2023/2024

First Day of Classes Monday December 18
Last day to add/drop Friday December 22
Holiday Break starts Saturday December 23
Classes resume Tuesday December 26
Holiday - New Year's Day Monday January 1
Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' Friday January 12
Holiday – Martin Luther King Day Monday January 15
Last day of classes Wednesday January 31
Final grades due by Midnight Monday February 5

 

Spring 2024

First day of classes Thursday February 1
Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Undergraduate and Non-degree students Wednesday February 7
Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Matriculated Graduate students Wednesday February 14
Holiday - Presidents’ Day Monday February 19
Monday class schedule will be followed Thursday February 22
Spring recess begins Sunday March 17
Classes resume Monday March 25
Last day to Drop with "DR" - Graduate Thursday April 4
Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, U+ Thursday April 4
Registration begins for Fall 2024 Monday April  8
Monday class schedule will be followed Friday April 12
Holiday - Patriot’s Day Monday April 15
Last day of classes Friday May 10
Reading Day Saturday May 11
Final examinations begin Monday May 13
Last day of final examinations, semester ends Friday May 17
Commencement Weekend begins Friday May 17
Commencement Weekend ends Sunday May 19
Final grades due by Midnight Thursday May 23

Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13

 

U+ Summer 2024

First day of classes - Session One Tuesday May 21
Holiday – Memorial Day Monday May 27
Last day to add/drop any Session One class  Tuesday May 28
Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' any Session One class Friday June 14
Holiday - Juneteenth Wednesday June 19
Last day of classes - Session One Wednesday July 3
Holiday - Independence Day Thursday July 4
First day of classes – Session Two Monday July 8
Session One final grades due by midnight Monday July 8
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 Wednesday July 31
Last day of classes - Session Two; Summer Term ends Friday August 16
Remaining Summer grades due by midnight Wednesday August 21


 

University Summer 2024

First day of classes - Session One Tuesday May 21
Holiday – Memorial Day Monday May 27
Last day to add/drop  Tuesday May 28
Holiday - Juneteenth Wednesday June 19
Holiday - Independence Day Thursday July 4
Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” Monday July 15
Last day of classes Friday August 16
Final grades due by midnight Wednesday August 21

 

Fall 2024

First Day of classes

Tuesday

September

3

Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Matriculated Undergraduate and Non-degree students

Monday

September

9

Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Matriculated Graduate students

Monday

September

16

Holiday – Indigenous People’s Day

Monday

October

14

Monday class schedule will be followed

Tuesday

October

15

Last day to Drop with "DR" - Graduate

Tuesday

October

29

Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, CPE

Tuesday

October

29

Holiday – Election Day

Tuesday

November

5

Holiday – Veterans’ Day

Monday

November

11

Registration begins for Spring 2025

Tuesday

November

12

Thanksgiving recess begins after last class

Tuesday

November

26

Classes resume

Monday

December

2

Last day of classes

Tuesday

December

10

Reading Day

Wednesday

December

11

Final examinations begin

Thursday

December

12

Second Reading Day

Saturday

December

14

Last day of final examinations, semester ends

Wednesday

December

18

Final grades due by Midnight

Tuesday

December

24

Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13

 

Winter 2024/2025

First Day of classes

Friday

December

20

Holiday – Christmas Day

Wednesday

December

25

Last day to add/drop

Thursday

December

26

Holiday – New Year’s Day

Wednesday

January

1

Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F'

Tuesday

January

14

Holiday – Martin Luther King Day

Monday

January

20

Last day of classes

Wednesday

January

29

Final grades due

Monday

February

3

 

Spring 2025

First day of classes

Thursday

January

30

Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Matriculated Undergraduate and Non-degree students

Wednesday

February

5

Last day to add or drop any class with no record – Matriculated Graduate students

Wednesday

February

12

Holiday - Presidents’ Day

Monday

February

17

Monday class schedule will be followed

Thursday

February

20

Spring recess begins

Sunday

March

16

Classes resume

Monday

March

24

Last day to Drop with "DR" - Graduate

Thursday

April

3

Last day to Drop with ‘W’ and select 'P/F' - Undergraduate, Stockbridge, U+

Thursday

April

3

Registration begins for Fall 2025

Monday

April

7

Monday class schedule will be followed

Friday

April

18

Holiday - Patriot's Day

Monday

April

21

Last day of classes

Friday

May

9

Reading Day

Saturday

May

10

Final examinations begin

Monday

May

12

Last day of final examinations, semester ends

Friday

May

16

Commencement Weekend begins

Friday

May

16

Commencement Weekend ends

Sunday

May

18

Final grades due by Midnight

Thursday

May

22

Number of class meetings: MTuWThF: 13

 

U+ Summer 2025

First day of classes - Session One

Monday

May

19

Last day to add/drop any Session One class

Friday

May

23

Holiday - Memorial Day

Monday

May

26

Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' any Session One class

Thursday

June

12

Holiday – Juneteenth

Thursday

June

19

Last day of classes - Session One

Tuesday

July

1

Holiday - Independence Day

Friday

July

4

First day of classes – Session Two

Monday

July

7

Session One final grades due

Monday

July

7

Last day to add/drop any Session Two class

Friday

July

11

Last day to drop with "W" or “DR” and select 'P/F' any Session Two class

Wednesday

July

30

Last day of classes - Session Two; Summer Term ends

Friday

August

15

Remaining Summer grades due

Wednesday

August

20

 

University Summer 2025

First day of classes

Monday

May

19

Holiday – Memorial Day

Monday

May

26

Last day to add/drop

Monday

June

2

Holiday – Juneteenth

Thursday

June

19

Holiday – Independence Day

Friday

July

4

Last day to drop with “W” or “DR”

Monday

July

14

Last day of classes

Friday

August

15

Final grades due

Wednesday

August

20