Nov 19, 2019  
Fitchburg State University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars


Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Graduate & Continuing Education Academic Calendar

Accelerated Programs Academic Calendar


Undergraduate Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2018 September 6 - December 19

Sept 3 Monday Labor Day - NO CLASSES;                                Residence halls open for first year students
  4 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty
  5 Wednesday President’s address; Department meetings;      Residence halls open for all students
  6 Thursday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.; New student advising
  13 Thursday Final day to drop a course
  18 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  20 Thursday Final day to add a course with a Red Card
October 8 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  9 Tuesday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
  12 Friday Deficiency grades due
    15-Nov 2 Advising period
  16 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
November   5-9 Registration for Spring classes
  12 Monday Veteran’s Day Observed - NO CLASSES
  19 Monday Final day for withdrawal from classes
  20 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  20 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins at 4:45 pm
  25 Sunday Thanksgiving recess ends
December 13 Wednesday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES
    13-14, 17-19 Final Examinations
  20 Thursday Snow day for Final Examinations
  21 Friday Commencement - 6:30 p.m.
  22 Saturday Snow Day for Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

Spring 2019 January 22 - May 16

January 17 Thursday Faculty Development Day
  18 Friday Department meetings
  21 Monday Martin Luther King Day – NO CLASSES
  22 Tuesday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.;                                    CTL Professional Development Program
  29 Tuesday Final day to drop a course
February 5 Tuesday Final day to add a course with a Red Card
  14 Thursday Final day for making up Incomplete grades
  18 Monday U.S. Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
  19 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
March 8 Friday Spring vacation begins 4:45 p.m.;                      Residence halls close at 7:00 p.m.
  15 Friday Deficiency grades due
  17 Sunday Spring vacation ends; Residence halls reopen at 9:00 a.m.
    18-April 5 Advising period
  19 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
April 5 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
    8-12 Registration for Fall classes
  15 Monday Patriots’ Day - NO CLASSES
  16 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  18 Thursday Undergraduate Research Conference;                          Honors Convocation (NO DAY CLASSES)
May 9 Thursday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES
    10, 13-16 Final Examinations
  16 Thursday Graduate Commencement 6:30 p.m.;                    Residence halls close
  18 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement 10:00 a.m.;                Residence halls close for Graduating Seniors
  21 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty

 


Graduate & Continuing Education Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2018 September 6 - December 19

July 2 Monday Registration for Fall GCE classes begins
August 7 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  8 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
  24 Friday Registration late fee in effect
September 6 Thursday Classes Begin
  11 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
October 8 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  9 Tuesday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
November 5 Monday Registration for Winter and Spring Courses Begins
  12 Monday Veteran’s Day Observed - NO CLASSES
  19 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  20 Tuesday Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 4:45 pm
  25 Sunday Thanksgiving Recess Ends
December 19 Wednesday Final Day of Classes
  21 Friday Winter Commencement, 6:30 pm (snow date Saturday, December 22, 2:00 pm)

Winter 2019 December 28 - January 17

November 5 Monday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
December 14 Friday Registration late fee in effect
  28 Friday Winter Session Begins
  28 Friday Add/Drop deadline
January 11 Friday Final day for withdrawal from winter courses
  17 Thursday Winter Session Ends

Spring 2019 January 22 - May 14

November 5 Monday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
January 9 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session (snow date Jan. 10)
  11 Friday Registration late fee in effect
  21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  22 Tuesday Classes Begin
  28 Monday Final day to add or drop a course (face-to-face courses may be added prior to 2nd meeting)
February 14 Thursday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
  18 Monday Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
March 8 Friday Spring Break begins at 4:45 pm
  17 Sunday Spring Break Ends
  18 Monday Classes Resume
April 5 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  11 Thursday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  15 Monday Patriot’s Day - NO CLASSES
May 14 Tuesday Final Day of Classes, GCE
  16 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  18 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer 2019 May 28 - August 9

April        8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 17 Friday Registration late fee in effect
  27 Monday Memorial Day - NO CLASSES
  28 Tuesday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  29 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline
June 21 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  28 Friday Last day of Classes, Summer Session I
April         8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
June 28 Friday Registration late fee in effect
July 8 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  9 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
August 2 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  6 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  7 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
  9 Friday Last day of Classes, Summer Session B

Accelerated Programs Academic Calendar

 

Summer A, 2018 May 21 - July 8

April        8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 16 Wednesday Registration deadline
  21 Monday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  22 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
June 28 Thursday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Summer B, 2018 July 16 - August 31

April        8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
July 11 Wednesday Registration deadline
  16 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  17 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
August 20 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Fall A, 2018 September 4 - October 21

July  2 Monday Registration for Fall Classes Begins
August 29 Wednesday Registration deadline
September 4 Tuesday Fall Session A Classes Begin
  5 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline
  9 Tuesday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
October 9 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Fall B, 2018 October 29 - December 16

July  2 Monday Registration for Fall Classes Begins
October 24 Wednesday Registration deadline
  29 Monday Fall Session B Classes Begin
  30 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
November 5 Monday Registration for Spring Courses Begins
December 3 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  21 Friday Winter Commencement, 6:30 pm (snow date Saturday, December 22, 2:00 pm)

Spring A, 2019 January 22 - March 10

November 5 Monday Registration for Spring Classes Begins
January 16 Wednesday Registration deadline
  22 Tuesday Spring Session A Classes Begin
  23 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline
February 14 Thursday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
  25 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Spring B, 2019 March 18 - May 5

March 13 Wednesday Registration deadline
  18 Monday Spring Session B Classes Begin
  19 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
April 8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
  22 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses
May 16 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  18 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer A, 2019 May 20 - July 7

April 8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 15 Wednesday Registration deadline
  20 Monday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  21 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
June 24 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses

Summer B, 2019 July 15 - August 30

April 8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
July 10 Wednesday Registration deadline
  15 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  16 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
August 19 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses