2017 -2018 Academic Calendar

[See the 2016-2017 calendar]

Fall | Spring | Summer


August 2017
Sun - Fri August 27 - September 1 Summer Bridge Program
September 2017
Saturday September 2 First Year Student Move-in (9AM-Noon)
Sat-Tues September 2-5 New Student Orientation
Monday September 4 Returning Student Move-in (10AM-2PM)
Monday September 4 Labor Day Holiday
Tuesday September 5 Convocation
Wednesday September 6 Fall Semester begins (classes meet)
Wednesday September 13 Last day to add full-semester undergraduate courses
Wednesday September 20 Last day to drop full-semester undergraduate courses
Wednesday September 27 Spring and Summer 2017 Incomplete grade conversion
October 2017
Monday October 9 Autumn Holiday (no classes)
Mon-Thurs October 16 - November 3 Undergraduate mid-semester evaluations and course selection advising
Fri – Sun October 13 - 15 Fall Family Weekend
Mon – Fri October 17 – November 4 Undergraduate course selection advising
Monday October 30 Last day to add Capstone (Education students)
Tuesday October 24 1st 7-week undergraduate courses end (classes meet)
Wednesday October 25 2nd 7-week undergraduate courses begin (classes meet)
Monday October 30 Graduate Spring Course Registration begins
November 2017
Wed - Fri November 1-3 Undergraduate Spring Course Selection begins 
Mon - Mon November 6 Colleges of the Fenway Undergraduate Spring Cross-Registration Begins
Fri November 10 Veterans' Day Holiday (No Classes)
Wed November 15 Last day to withdraw from full-semester courses (undergraduate and graduate)
Wed - Fri November 22 – 24 Thanksgiving Holiday Break (no classes). Residence Halls close Nov. 21 at 9pm and reopen Nov. 26 at noon.
Mon November 27 Classes Resume
December 2017
Friday December 15 Last day of Undergraduate courses
Saturday December 16 Undergraduate Reading Day (no classes)
Monday December 18 Last day of Graduate courses
Mon - Tues December 18 – 19 Undergraduate examination period
Residence Halls close for winter break Dec. 19 at 9pm and reopen Jan. 15 at noon.
Wednesday December 20 Final Fall semester grades due for degree candidates and non-degree candidates (10:00 am)
Friday December 22 Degrees Conferred


January 2018
Monday January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no classes)
TBA Professional Development Day for Faculty and Staff
Wednesday January 17 Spring semester begins (classes meet)
Wednesday January 24 Last day to add full-semester undergraduate courses
Wednesday January 31 Last day to drop full-semester undergraduate courses
February 2018
Wednesday February 7 Fall 2017 Incomplete Grade conversion deadline
Monday February 19 President's Day (no classes)
March 2018
Mon - Fri March 5 - March 9 Spring Break (no classes).
Monday March 19 Last day to add Capstone (Education students)
Monday March 12 Classes resume
Monday March 12 1st 7-week undergraduate courses end (classes meet)
Tuesday March 13 2nd 7-week undergraduate courses begin (classes meet)
Mon-Friday March 19 - April 6 Undergraduate course selection advising
Wednesday March 28 Last day to withdraw from full-semester undergraduate and graduate courses
April 2018
Monday April 2 Graduate Summer and Fall course registration begins
Wed – Fri April 4 – 6 Undergraduate Summer and Fall course selection begins
Mon April 9 Colleges of the Fenway Undergraduate Summer and Fall Cross-Registration Begins
Monday April 16 Patriot's Day (no classes)
May 2018
Monday May 7 Spring semester ends for all courses except Monday graduate courses (classes meet)
Tuesday May 8 Undergraduate Reading Day (no classes); Graduate courses meet on a Monday schedule
Wed – Thur May 9 – 10 Undergraduate examination period
Monday May 14 Final Spring semester grades due — graduating students only (10:00 am)
Wednesday May 16 Final spring semester grades due — non-graduating students (10:00 am)
Friday May 18 Commencement
Monday May 21 Summer Session 1 Begins (classes meet)
Monday May 28 Memorial Day Holiday (no classes)


June 2018
Friday June 29 Summer Session 1 Ends (classes meet)
July 2018
Monday July 2 Summer Session 2 Begins (classes meet)
Wednesday July 4 Independence Day Holiday (classes do not meet)
Thursday July 5 Summer Session 1 Final Grades Due (10 am)
Monday July 23 Last day to add Capstone (Education students)
August 2018
Friday August 10 Summer Session 2 Ends (classes meet)
Monday August 13 Summer Session 2 Final Grades Due — All students (10:00 am)
Wednesday August 15 Degrees conferred
TBA Summer Bridge Program

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