Jan 28, 2020  
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


2017-18 Academic Calendar, Graduate & Continuing Education

  

Fall 2017 September 7 - December 20

       
August
8
Tuesday
Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
 
 
 
9
Wednesday
Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
 
 
September
7
Thursday
Classes Begin
 
 
 
14
Thursday
Final day to add or drop a course
 
 
October
9
Monday
Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
 
 
 
10
Tuesday
Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
 
 
 
30
Monday
Registration for Winter and Spring Courses Begins
 
 
November
10
Friday
Veteran’s Day - NO CLASSES
 
 
 
20
Monday
Final day for withdrawal from courses
 
 
 
21
Tuesday
Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 4:45 pm
 
 
 
26
Sunday
Thanksgiving Recess Ends 
 
 
December
20
Wednesday
Final Day of Classes
 
 
 
22
Friday
Winter Commencement, 6:30 pm (snow date Saturday, December 23, 2:00 pm)

 

Winter 2018 December 26 - January 14

 
 
October
30
Monday
Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
 
 
December
26
Tuesday
Winter Session Begins
 
 
January
10
Wednesday
Final day for withdrawal from winter courses
 
 
 
14
Sunday
Winter Session Ends
 

Spring 2018 January 22 - May 14

 
 
October
30
Monday
Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
 
 
January
10
Wednesday
Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session (snow date Jan. 11)
 
 
 
15
Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 
 
 
 
22
Monday
Graduate & Continuing Education Classes Begin
 
 
 
29
Monday
Final day to add or drop a course (face-to-face courses may be added prior to 2nd meeting)
 
 
February
15
Thursday
Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
 
 
 
19
Monday
Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
 
 
March
9
Friday
Spring Break begins at 4:45 pm
 
 
 
18
Sunday
Spring Break Ends
 
 
 
19
Monday
Classes Resume
 
 
April
6
Friday
Final day for withdrawal from courses
 
 
 
11
Wednesday
Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
 
 
 
16
Monday
Patriot’s Day - NO CLASSES
 
 
May
14
Monday
Final Day of Classes, GCE
 
 
 
17
Thursday
Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
 
 
 
19
Saturday
Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

 

Summer I, 2018 May 29 - June 29

 
 
April 
9
Monday
Registration for Summer Classes Begins
 
 
May
28
Monday
Memorial Day - NO CLASSES
 
 
 
29
Tuesday
Summer Session I Classes Begin
 
 
June
22
Friday
Final day for withdrawal from courses
 
 
 
29
Friday
Last day of Classes, Summer Session I

 

Summer II, 2018 July 9 - August 10

 
 
April 
9
Monday
Registration for Summer Classes Begins
 
 
July
9
Monday
Summer Session II Classes Begin
 
 
August
3
Friday
Final day for withdrawal from courses
 
 
 
7
Tuesday
Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
 
 
 
8
10
Wednesday
Friday
Graduate & Continuing Education Student Orientation
Last day of Classes, Summer Session II