CGCE Academic Calendars for Graduate & Part-time Evening

Fall 2018: September 5 - December 18, 2018
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
July 9-12; 16-19 Registration Advising Call (413) 572-8020 for an appointment
July 9 – August 21 General registration1 Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
July 20 Deadline for delayed payment  
August 7-9 Cross Registration into Day Division classes1 In-person only, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Matriculated students only.
August 15 New Student Orientation (On Campus)  
August 29 New Student Orientation (Online)  
August 22 Late registration begins & class cancellations begin for under-enrolled courses $50 Late registration fee: mail-in, drop-off, or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
September 4 Opening Day  
     
  Classes Begin for MS in Physician Assistant Studies3  
September 5 CLASSES BEGIN2  
September 5 Add/Drop, Cross Registration1  
October 8 Columbus Day University Closed - No Classes
October 9 Last Day to Withdraw for Session A classes  
  Follow Monday Schedule  
October 23 Session A Classes End  
October 24 Session B Classes Begin  
November 12 Veteran’s Day Observed No Classes
November 3 Graduate Comprehensive Examination Inclement weather make-up date: November 17
November 20 Last day to Withdraw for Full Semester  
November 21 Thanksgiving Recess No classes held beginning November 21 at 12:30p.m. to November 23
November 26 Classes Resume  
November 30 Las t day to Withdraw for Session B classes  
December 12 Last Wednesday Class  
December 13 Last Thursday Class  
December 17 Last Monday Class  
December 18 Last Tuesday Class  
December 14 Make-Up Day To accommodate unscheduled absence or snow
December 21 Last day of classes for MS in Physician Assistant Studies3  
     
December 28 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. MS in Physician Assistant Studies Academic Calendar available upon request
Winter 2019: January 7 - 18, 2019
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
November 5-8; 13-15 Registration advising Call (413) 572-8020 for an appointment
November 5, 2018 – January 6, 2019 General registration Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
December 17 Class cancellations begin for low-enrolled classes Students will be notified via email as soon as possible with any potential course cancellations
January 7 CLASSES BEGIN Please note select courses may have an earlier start date, please see course offerings section for specific dates.
Friday, January 18 Last scheduled class  
Friday, January 25 Grades due Due by Noon

*Payment is required at time of registration. Tuition waiver forms must be presented with registration for waiver credit; retroactive credit is not allowed. Discounts cannot be combined with other discounts/tuition waivers. **There are no refunds for Winter Session after the course has begun.

Spring 2019: January 22 - May 13, 2019
Start and end dates may vary – Please see course offerings section for specific dates
November 5-8; 13-15 Registration advising Call (413) 572-8020 for an appointment
Nov. 5, 2018 – January 6, 2019 General registration 1 Mail-in, drop-off or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
December 4, 5, 6 Cross registration1 into Day Division course sections By phone or in-person, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Matriculated students only.
January 07 Late registration begins $50 Late registration fee; mail-in, drop-off, or online at https://my.westfield.ma.edu
January 08 Classes Begin for MS in Physician Assistant Studies  
January 11 Deadline for Delayed Payment Plan Application Application available online
Monday, January 21 Martin Luther King Day University closed
January 22 CLASSES BEGIN  
January 22 Add/drop period, Cross-registration into Day Division course sections CGCE and Day courses; in-person or online; waiver forms must be presented with registration
February 18 President’s Day NO CLASSES; University closed
February 19 (Tuesday) Follow Monday schedule  
     
February 22 Last day to withdraw for Session A2  
March 01 Graduation application deadline For May Commencement
March 08 Session A classes end  
March 9 (Saturday) Graduate Comprehensive Exam Inclement weather make-up date: Saturday, March 23
March 11 Spring Break NO CLASSES
March 18 Classes resume & Session B classes begin  
April 15 Patriot’s Day NO CLASSES
April 16 Last date to withdraw from full semester classes2  
April 23 Last date to withdraw from Session B classes2  
May 7-May 13 Last day of classes Monday, May 13; Tuesday, May 7; Wednesday, May 8; Thursday, May 9
May 14 Last day of classes for MS in Physician Assistant Studies  
     
  Make-up day (if needed)  
    Unscheduled absences and/or snow days
May 15 Grades due for graduating students Due by noon
May 16 Graduate Commencement  
May 18 Undergraduate Commencement  
May 21 Grades due All other grades due by noon