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2018-2019 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar




First Semester – Fall 2018
Saturday, September 1         Academic year commences
Tuesday, September 4   Convocation
Wednesday, September 5   First day of classes
Wednesday, September 12   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Monday, October 8  

Columbus Day, no classes

Tuesday, October 9   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Wednesday, October 10   Follow Monday’s schedule
Monday, November 12   Veterans’ Day; no classes
Friday, November 16   Last day to withdraw from a class
Wednesday, November 21   Thanksgiving recess begins (after last class or lab)
Monday, November 26   Classes resume
Monday, December 10   Last day of classes
Tuesday, December 11   Study Day
Wednesday, December 12   Final Examinations begin
Tuesday, December 18   Final Examinations end
Friday, December 21   Final grades due
Winter Intersession 2019
Thursday, December 27   First day of Intersession classes
Tuesday, January 1   New Year’s Day; no classes
Wednesday, January 18   Last day of classes / Final Examinations
Second Semester – Spring 2019
Tuesday, January 22   First day of classes
Tuesday, January 29   Last day to Add, Drop or Audit
Monday, February 18   Presidents’ Day; no classes
Tuesday, February 19   Follow Monday’s class schedule
Monday, February 25   Last day to seek Pass/Fail grading option
Friday, March 8   Spring recess begins (after last class or lab)
Saturday, March 9   Spring recess begins after last classe (University Extension only)
Monday, March 18   Classes resume
Friday, April 12   Last day to withdraw from a class
Monday, April 15   Patriots’ Day; no classes
Wednesday, April 17   Follow Monday’s class schedule
Wednesday, May 1   Last day of classes
Thursday, May 2   Study Day
Friday, May 3   Final Examinations begin
Thursday, May 9   Final Examinations end
Friday, May 10   Undergraduate Commencement
Monday, May 13   Graduate Commencement
Monday, May 13   Law Commencement
Monday, May 13   Final grades due