GCE Academic Calendars for Graduate & Part-time Evening

Fall 2021

September 2 – December 16, 2021

Start and end dates may vary –  Please see course offerings section for specific dates

July 6 – August 16

General registration

Registration available online at my.westfield.ma.edu. or email form. Contact your advisor for registration advising.

July 27 – August 6

Cross Registration into Day Division classes

Matriculated students only; must call or email to be registered in Day Division courses.

August 17


Late registration begins

$50 Late registration fee: online at my.westfield.ma.edu or mail-in form.

September 1

Opening Day

Classes Begin for MS in Physician Assistant Studies4


September 2


Deadline for Delayed Payment Plan

Delayed Payment Plan Application available online

September 2-8

Add/Drop, Cross Registration

September 6 Labor Day – No Classes

October 8

Last Day to Withdraw for Session A classes


October 11

Columbus Day

No Classes

October 12

Follow Monday Schedule


October 22

Session A Classes End


October 25

Session B Classes Begin


November 7 - Tentative

Graduate Comprehensive Examination

Inclement weather make-up date: November 14

November 11

Veteran’s Day

No Classes

November 23

Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester


November 24-26

Thanksgiving Recess

No classes held beginning November 24 at 12:30 p.m. through November 26

November 29

Classes Resume


December 2

Last day to Withdraw for Session B classes


December 13

Last Monday Class


December 14

Last Tuesday Class


December 15

Last Wednesday Class


December 16

Last Thursday Class


December 17

Make-Up Day

To accommodate unscheduled absence or snow

December 22

Last day of classes for MS in Physician Assistant Studies


December 27

All Grades Due by Noon


  • Payment is required two weeks prior to the start of the term. Please see additional details on page 3. Tuition waiver forms must be presented with registration for waiver credit; retroactive credit is not allowed.
  • 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.
  • Discount cannot be combined with other discounts/tuition waivers.
  • MS in Physician Assistant Studies Academic Calendar available upon request.