Sep 18, 2020  
Fitchburg State University 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendars


Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Graduate & Continuing Education Academic Calendar

 


Undergraduate Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2019 September 5 - December 18

Sept 2 Monday Labor Day - NO CLASSES;                                Residence halls open for first year students
  3 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty
  4 Wednesday President’s address; Department meetings;      Residence halls open for all students
  5 Thursday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.; 
New student advising
  12 Thursday Final day to drop a course
  17 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  19 Thursday Final day to add a course with a Red Card
October 8 Tuesday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
  14 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  15 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  18 Friday Deficiency grades due
  21-Nov 8   Advising period
November 11 Monday Veteran’s Day Observed - NO CLASSES
  12-18   Registration for Spring classes
  19 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  21 Thursday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  26 Tuesday Thanksgiving recess begins at 4:45 pm
December 1 Sunday Thanksgiving recess ends
  11 Wednesday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES
  12-13, 16-18   Final Examinations
  19 Thursday Snow day for Final Examinations
  20 Friday Commencement - 6:30 p.m.
  21 Saturday Snow Day for Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

Spring 2020 January 21 - May 13
Amended March 2020

January 16 Thursday Faculty Development Day
  17 Friday Department meetings
  20 Monday Martin Luther King Day – NO CLASSES
  21 Tuesday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.;                                    CTL Professional Development Program
  28 Tuesday Final day to drop a course
February 4 Tuesday Final day to add a course with a Red Card
  13 Thursday Final day for making up Incomplete grades
  17 Monday U.S. Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
  18 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
March 6 Friday Spring vacation begins 4:45 p.m.;                      Residence halls close at 7:00 p.m.
  20-22 Friday-Sunday Residence Halls - Move Out
  22 Sunday Spring vacation ends;
Residence halls remain closed
  17 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  20 Friday Deficiency grades due
  23-April 17   Advising Period
April 17 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  21-24   Registration for Fall classes
  20 Monday Patriots’ Day - NO CLASSES
  21 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  23 Thursday Undergraduate Research Conference; Cancelled          Honors Convocation (NO DAY CLASSES) Cancelled
May 13 Wednesday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES
      No separate exam period
  14 Thursday Graduate Commencement 6:30 p.m. Postponed
  16 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement 10:00 a.m. Postponed  Residence halls close for Graduating Seniors Postponed
  19 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty Postponed

 


Graduate & Continuing Education Academic Calendar

Please note that the GCE Academic Calendar includes information for the Online/Accelerated programs as well as for all GCE programs. There are different start and end dates in most cases, and different deadlines for registration.

Fall 2019

Winter 2020

Spring 2020

Summer 2020


 

Graduate & Continuing Education Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2019 September 3 - December 18

July 1 Monday Registration for Fall GCE classes begins
August 6 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  7 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
  23 Friday Registration fee in effect
  26 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall A, Registration Deadline
  27 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall A, Payment Deadline
September 3 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall A, Classes Begin
  4 Wednesday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall A, Add/Drop deadline - registered students only
  5 Thursday GCE Classes Begin
  12 Thursday Add/Drop deadline, GCE courses
October 8 Tuesday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
  8 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Final day to withdraw from Fall A courses
  14 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  20 Sunday (Accelerated programs only) - Last day of Classes, Fall A
  21 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall B, Registration Deadline
  22 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall B, Payment Deadline
  28 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall B, Classes Begin
  29 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Fall B, Add/Drop deadline - registered students only
November 11 Monday Veteran’s Day - NO CLASSES
  12 Tuesday Registration for Winter & Spring classes begins
  21 Thursday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  26 Tuesday Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 4:45 pm
December 1 Sunday Thanksgiving Recess Ends
  2 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Final day to withdraw from Fall B courses
  15 Sunday (Accelerated programs only) - Last day of Classes, Fall B
  18 Wednesday Final Day of Classes
  20 Friday Winter Commencement, 6:30 pm (snow date Saturday, December 21, 2:00 pm)

Winter 2020 December 27 - January 16

November 12 Tuesday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
December 13 Friday Registration fee in effect
  27 Friday Winter Session Begins
  27 Friday Add/Drop deadline at noon
January 10 Friday Final day for withdrawal from winter courses
  16 Thursday Winter Session Ends

Spring 2020 January 21 - May 11

November 12 Tuesday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
January 7 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session (snow date Jan. 8)
  10 Friday Registration fee in effect
  13 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Spring A, Registration Deadline
  14 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Spring A, Payment Deadline
  20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  21 Tuesday Spring GCE and Accelerated A Classes Begin
  22 Wednesday (Accelerated programs only) - Spring A, Add/Drop deadline - registered students only
  28 Tuesday Final day to add or drop a GCE course (face-to-face courses may be added prior to 2nd meeting)
February 13 Thursday Final day for making up Incomplete grades from previous semester
  17 Monday Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
  24 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Final day to withdraw from Spring A courses
March 6 Friday Spring Break begins at 4:45 pm
  8 Sunday (Accelerated programs only) - Last day of Classes, Spring A
  9 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Spring B, Registration Deadline
  10 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Spring B, Payment Deadline
  15 Sunday Spring Break Ends
  16 Monday Classes Resume
  16 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Spring B, Classes Begin
  17 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Spring B, Add/Drop deadline - registered students only
April 7 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from courses
  13 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
  15 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  20 Monday Patriot’s Day - NO CLASSES
  21 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Final day to withdraw from Spring B courses
May 3 Sunday (Accelerated programs only) - Last day of Classes, Spring B
  11 Monday Final Day of Classes, GCE
  14 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  16 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer 2020 May 18 - August 30

April        13 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 11 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Summer A, Registration Deadline
  12 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Summer A, Payment Deadline
  15 Friday Registration fee in effect
  18 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Summer A, Classes Begin
  19 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Summer A, Add/Drop deadline - registered students only
  25 Monday Memorial Day - NO CLASSES
  26 Tuesday Summer Session A Classes Begin
  27 Wednesday Add/Drop deadline
June 19 Friday Final day for withdrawal from Summer Session A courses
  26 Friday Last day of Classes, GCE Summer Session A
June        26 Friday Registration fee in effect, Summer Session B
July 5 Sunday (Accelerated programs only) Last day of Classes, Summer A
  6 Monday Summer Session B Classes Begin
  6 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Summer B, Registration Deadline
  7 Tuesday (Accelerated programs only) - Summer B, Payment Deadline
  7 Tuesday Add/Drop deadline
  13 Monday (Accelerated programs only) - Summer B, Classes Begin
  31 Friday Final day for withdrawal from Summer B courses
August 4 Tuesday Graduate & Continuing Education Orientation for Accepted Students
  5 Wednesday Graduate & Continuing Education Information Session
  7 Friday Last day of Classes, Summer Session B
  30 Sunday (Accelerated programs only) Last day of Classes, Summer B