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    UMass Dartmouth
   
 
  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


2015-2016

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First Semester – Fall 2015
Tuesday, September 1         Academic year commences
Tuesday, September 1   Convocation
Wednesday, September 2   First day of classes
Wednesday, September 9   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Wednesday, October 7   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Monday, October 12   Columbus Day; no classes
Friday, October 16   Mid-Semester
Wednesday, November 11   Veterans’ Day; no classes
Thursday, November 12   Last day to withdraw from a class
Wednesday, November 25   Thanksgiving recess begins (after last class or lab)
Monday, November 30   Classes resume
Tuesday, December 8   Last day of classes
Wednesday, December 9   Study Day
Thursday, December 10   Final Examinations begin
Wednesday, December 16   Final Examinations end
 Saturday, December 19    Final grades due
     
Winter Intersession 2016
Monday, January 4   First day of classes
Monday, January 18   Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; no classes
Friday, January 22   Last day of classes / Final Examinations
     
Second Semester – Spring 2016
Monday, January 25   First day of classes
Friday, January 29   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Monday, February 15   Presidents’ Day; no classes
Tuesday, February 16   Follow Monday’s class schedule
Friday, February 26   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Monday, March 7   Mid-Semester
Friday, March 11   Spring recess begins (after last class or lab)
Monday, March 21   Classes resume
Friday, April 8   Last day to withdraw from a class
Monday, April 18   Patriots’ Day; no classes
Tuesday, May 3   Last day of classes
Wednesday, May 4   Study Day
Thursday, May 5   Final Examinations begin
Wednesday, May 11   Final Examinations end
Friday, May 13 (morning)   Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement: Charlton College of Business
Friday, May 13 (afternoon)   Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement:  College of Engineering, College of Nursing, College of Visual & Performing Arts, School for Marine Science & Technology
Saturday, May 14   Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement: College of Arts & Sciences
Saturday, May 14   Final grades due
Monday, May 16   Law School Commencement
     
Maymester 2016    
Monday, May 23   First day of classes
Wednesday, May 25   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Friday, May 27   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Monday, June 6   Last day to withdraw from a class
Thursday, June 9   Last day of classes
Friday, June 10   Final Examination day
     
Summer Session I, 2016    
Tuesday, June 14   First day of classes
Wednesday, June 15   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Wednesday, June 22   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Tuesday, July 5   Last day to withdraw from a class
Tuesday, July 12   Last day of classes
Wednesday, July 13   Final Examination day
     
Summer Session II, 2016    
Monday, June 20   First day of classes
Thursday, June 23   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Wednesday, July 6   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Monday, July 25   Last day to withdraw from a class
Wednesday, August 3   Last day of classes
Thursday, August 4   Final Examination day
     
Summer Session III, 2016    
Tuesday, July 19   First day of classes
Wednesday, July 20   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Wednesday, July 27   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Tuesday, August 9   Last day to withdraw from a class
Tuesday, August 16   Last day of classes
Wednesday, August 17   Final Examination day