Academic Calendars for Graduate & Part-time Evening

Spring 2017: January 23 - May 9, 2017
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
November 7-13 Early registration1 and $50 early payment discount Mail-in, drop-off or online at
November 7-10; 14-17 Registration advising Call (413)572-8020 for an appointment
Nov. 14, 2016 - Jan 9, 2017 General registration 1 Mail-in, drop-off or online at
Dec. 6, 7, 8 Cross registration1 into day classes In-person only, 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Matriculated students only.
January 9 Late registration begins $50 Late registration fee; mail-in, drop-off, or online at
January 13 Deadline for delayed payment  
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King Day University closed
January 23 CLASSES BEGIN  
January 23-27 Add/drop period, Cross-registration into day classes DGCE and Day courses; in-person or online; waiver forms must be presented with registration
February 20 President's Day NO CLASSES; University closed
February 21 (Tuesday) Follow Monday schedule  
Febuary 24 Last day to withdraw for Session A  
March 1 Graduation application deadline For May Commencement
March 10 Session A classes end  
March 13-17 Spring Break No CLASSES
March 20 Session B classes begin  
March 25 (Saturday) Graduate Comprehensive Exam Inclement weather make-up date: April 1
April 14 Last date to withdraw from full semester classes2 $25 late withdrawal fee applied after this date
April 17 Patriot's Day NO CLASSES
April 24 Last date to withdraw from Session B classes  
May 3-May 9 Last day of classes Monday, May 8; Tuesday, May 9; Wednesday, May 3; Thursday, May 4
May 10 Make-up day (if needed) Unscheduled absences and/or snow days
May 17 Grades due for graduating students Due by noon
May 18 Graduate Commencement  
May 20 Undergraduate Commencement  
May 23 Grades due All other grades due by noon
1Payment is required at time of registration. Tuition waiver forms must be presented with registration for waiver credit; retroactive credit is not allowed.
2Date of withdrawal for seven-week or other non-standard classes will be at the mid-point.
3Discount cannot be combined with other discounts/tuition waivers.