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Academic Calendars for Graduate & Part-time Evening

Fall, September 6 - December 18, 2017
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
July 10 - 14 Early registration 1 and $50 early payment discount.3 Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
July 10 - 13,
July 17 - 20
Registration advising Call (413)572-8020 for an appointment
July 15 - August 20 General registration 1 Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
July 22 Deadline for delayed payment  
August 15 - 17 Cross registration into day classess In-person only, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Matriculated students only.
August 16
August 23
New Student Orientation (On Campus)
New Student Orientation (Online)

 
August 21 Late registration begins & class cancellation
for under-enrolled courses
$50 Late registration fee; mail-in,
drop-off, or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
September 6 Classes Begin  
September 6 - 12 Add/Drop, Cross Registration
 
October 4 Last day to withdraw from Session A class  
October 9 Columbus Day University closed
October 18 Session A Classes End
 
October 19 Session B Classes Begin  
November 10 Veteran's Day Observed Unversity closed
November 18 Graduate Comprehensive Exam Inclement weather make-up date: December 2
November 21 Last day to Withdraw for Full Semester  
November 22 - 24 Thanksgiving Break  
December 1  Last date to Withdraw for Session B classes $25 late withdraw fee applied after this date
December 12 Last Tuesday Class  
December 13 Last Wednesday Class  
December 14 Last Thursday Class  
December 15 Make - up day (if needed) Unschedule absences and/or snow days
December 18 Last Monday Class  
December 27 All Grades Due by Noon  
Winter 2018: January 2 - 16, 2018
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
November 6-9; 13-16 Registration advising Call (413) 572-8020 for an appointment
November 6 – December 29 General registration 1 Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
December 19 Class cancellations begin for low-enrolled classes Students will be notified via email as soon as possible with any potential course cancellations
January 02 CLASSES BEGIN Please note select courses may have an earlier start date, please see course offerings section for specific dates.
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Day University closed
Tuesday, January 16 Last scheduled class  
January 24 Grades due Due by Noon
1 Payment is required at time of registration. Tuition waiver forms must be presented with registration for waiver credit; retroactive credit is not allowed.
 
Spring 2018: January 22 - May 10, 2018
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
November 6-9; 13-16 Registration advising Call (413) 572-8020 for an appointment
Nov. 13, 2017 – January 7, 2018 General registration 1 Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
December 5, 6, 7 Cross registration1 into Day Division course sections By phone or in-person, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Matriculated students only.
January 08 Late registration begins
Classes Begin for MS in Physician Assistant Studies4
$50 Late registration fee; mail-in, drop-off, or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
January 12 Deadline for Delayed Payment Plan Application Application available online
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Day University closed
January 22 CLASSES BEGIN  
January 22 CGCE and Day courses; in-person or online; waiver forms must
be presented with registration
February 19 President’s Day NO CLASSES; University closed
February 20 (Tuesday) Follow Monday schedule  
     
February 23 Last day to withdraw for Session A2  
March 02 Graduation application deadline For May Commencement
March 09 Session A classes end  
March 10 (Saturday) Graduate Comprehensive Exam Inclement weather make-up date: Saturday, March 24
March 12 Spring Break NO CLASSES
March 19 Classes resume & Session B classes begin  
April 17 Last date to withdraw from full semester classes2  
April 16 Patriot’s Day NO CLASSES
April 24 Last date to withdraw from Session B classes2  
May 7-May 10 Last day of classes Monday, May 7; Tuesday, May 8; Wednesday, May 9;
Thursday, May 10
May 11 Last day of classes for MS in Physician Assistant Studies3
Make-up day (if needed)
Unscheduled absences and/or snow days
May 16 Grades due for graduating students Due by noon
May 17 Graduate Commencement  
May 19 Undergraduate Commencement  
May 22 Grades due All other grades due by noon
  1. Payment is required at time of registration. Tuition waiver forms must be presented with registration for waiver credit; retroactive credit is not allowed.
  2. Past the published course withdrawal deadline, an academic appeal must be submitted to be considered for a late course withdraw. If approved, there is a $25 late withdraw fee applied.
  3. MS in Physician Assistant Studies Academic Calendar available upon request