CGCE Academic Calendars for Graduate & Part-time Evening

Fall 2020: September 2 - December 16, 2020
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
July 6 - August 16 General registration1 Registration available online at my.westfield.ma.edu or mail-in form. Contact youradvisor for registration advising.
July 27 - August 6 Cross registration1 into Day Division classes1 By phone or email. Matriculated students only.
August 17 Late registration begins $50 Late registration fee; mail-in or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
September 1 Opening Day
Classes Begin for MS in Physician Assistant Studies4
 
September 2 CLASSES BEGIN2 Delayed Payment Plan Application available online
  Deadline for Delayed Payment Plan Application  
September 2 - 8 Add/drop period, Cross-registration1 September 7 Labor Day - No Classes
October 9 Last day to Withdraw for Session A classes  
October 12 Columbus Day No Classes
October 13 Follow Monday Schedule  
October 23 Session A Classes End  
October 26 Session B Classes Begin  
November 7 Graduate Comprehensive Examination Inclement weather make-up date: November 14
November 11 Veteran's Day No Classes
November 24 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester  
November 25 - 27 Thanksgiving Recess No classes held beginning November 25 at
12:30p.m. through November 27
November 30 Classes Resume  
December 2 Last day to Withdraw for Session B Classes  
December 10 Last Thursday Class  
December 14 Last Monday Class  
December 15  Last Tuesday Class  
December 16 Last Wednesday Class  
December 17 - 18 Make-Up Days To accommodate unscheduled absence or snow
December 22 Last day of classes for MS in Physician Assistant Studies4  
December 29 All 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. Discount cannot be combined with other discounts/tuition waivers.
  4. MS in Physician Assistant Studies Academic Calendar available upon request
Winter 2021: January 4 - 15, 2021
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
November 2 - December 20, 2020 General registration1 Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
December 21, 2020 Late registration begins $50 Late registration fee; mail-in, drop-off, or online at
https://my.westfield.ma.edu
January 4 CLASSES BEGIN Please note select courses may have an earlier start date, please see course offerings section for specific dates.
January 15 Last scheduled class  
January 22 Grades due Due by noon.
  1. Payment is required as outlined in the Billing Schedule. Tuition waiver forms must be presented with registration for waiver credit; retroactive credit is not allowed.
  2. Discounts cannot be combined with other discounts/tuition waivers.
  3. There are no refunds for Winter Session after the course has begun.
  4. Students will be notified via email as soon as possible with any potential course cancellations.
Spring 2021: January 19 - May 10, 2021
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
Nov. 2, 2020 - January 3, 2021 General registration  Registration available online at my.westfield.ma.edu or mail-in form. Contact your advisor for registration advising.
November 30 - December 3, 2020 Cross registration1 into Day Division course sections Matriculated students only; must call or email to be registered in Day Division courses.
January 04 Late registration begins $50 Late registration fee: online at my.westfield.ma.edu or mail-in form.
January 05 Classes Begin for MS in Physician Assistant Studies  
January 18 Martin Luther King Day NO CLASSES
January 19 CLASSES BEGIN  
  Deadline for Delayed Payment Plan Application Application available online
January 19 - 25 Add/drop period, Cross-registration into Day Division course sections  
February 15 President’s Day NO CLASSES
February 16 Follow Monday schedule  
February 19 Last day to withdraw for Session A2  
March 01 Graduation application deadline For May Commencement
March 05 Session A classes end  
March 6 (Saturday) Graduate Comprehensive Exam Inclement weather make-up date: Saturday, March 20
March 08 Spring Break NO CLASSES
March 15 Classes resume & Session B classes begin  
April 13 Last date to withdraw from full semester classes2  
April 19 Patriot’s Day NO CLASSES
April 20 Last date to withdraw from Session B classes2  
May 04 - 10 Last day of classes (depending on class meeting day) Monday, May 10; Tuesday, May 4; Wednesday, May 5; Thursday, May 6
May 10 Last day of classes for MS in Physician Assistant Studies Make-up day (if needed) Unscheduled absences and/or snow days
May 12 Grades due for graduating students Due by noon
May 13 Graduate Commencement  
May 15 Undergraduate Commencement  
May 18 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.