Jun 25, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Academic Calendars


2021-22 School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education

*2021-22 Accelerated Programs

*Accelerated programs Include: RN to BS in Nursing (100% Online), MBA (100% Online), Educational Leadership & Mgmt (100% Online), Curriculum & Teaching (100% Online) and Applied Communication (100% online).  Additional information for the 100% online programs click here.
 

2021-22 School of Graduate, Online & Continuing Education                          

Fall 2021             September 2 - December 16

July 5 Monday Registration for Fall GCE Classes Begins
August 20 Friday Registration Fee in Effect
September 1 Wednesday Development Day for Faculty
  1 Wednesday President’s Address: Department Meetings
  2 Thursday Full Term Fall & Fall A - Classes Begin
  6 Monday Labor Day - NO CLASSES
  7 Tuesday Add/Drop Deadline
  29 Wednesday Fall B - Add/drop deadline
October 5 Tuesday Deadline for Faculty Submission of Incomplete Grades from Previous Semester
  11 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  12 Tuesday Fall B Registration Fee in Effect
  20 Wednesday Fall A - Last Day of Classes
  28 Thursday Fall B - Classes Begin
November 11 Thursday Veteran’s Day - NO CLASSES
  12 Friday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
  22 Monday Fall Full Term Classes - Final Day to Withdraw
  26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day - NO CLASSES
  24 Tuesday Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 4:45 pm
December 8 Wednesday Full Term Fall - Last day of Classes
  16 Thursday Fall B - Last day of Classes
  17 Friday Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  18 Saturday Snow Date for Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

Winter 2022              December 28 - January 18

November 12 Friday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
December 14 Tuesday Registration Fee in Effect
  28 Tuesday Winter Classes Begin
  28 Tuesday Final day to withdraw from Winter classes
January 1 Friday New Year’s Day - NO CLASSES
  10 Monday Final Day to Withdraw From Winter Courses
  17 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
  18 Tuesday Winter Classes End

Spring 2022              January  18 - May 4

November 12 Thursday Registration for Winter & Spring GCE classes begins
January 8 Friday Registration Fee in Effect
  14 Thursday Faculty Development Day
  15 Friday Department Meetings
  18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
  19 Tuesday Full Term Spring & Spring A - Classes Begin
  26 Tuesday Final day to add or drop a course face-to-face courses may be added prior to the 2nd class meeting.
February 8 Monday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades from previous semester
  15 Monday U.S. Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
March 5 Friday Spring Vacation Begins
  7 Sunday Spring A - Last day of Classes
  8 Monday Registration Deadline, Spring Session B
  10 Wednesday Registration Fee in Effect, Session B
  14 Sunday Spring Vacation Ends
  15 Monday Spring B - Classes Begin
  16 Tuesday Add/Drop Deadline, Spring B
April  Tuesday Final Day for withdrawal from courses
  19 Monday Patriots Day - NO CLASSES
  21 Wednesday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 2 Sunday Spring B - Last day of Classes
  5 Wednesday Full Term Spring - Last day of Classes
  13 Thursday Graduate Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  14 Friday Registration Fee in Effect, Summer A (Non-Accelerated Programs)
  15 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement 10:00 a.m.
  18 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty

Summer A 2022     May 16 - July 4

April 20 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 2 Monday Registration Fee in Effect, Summer A (Non-Accelerted Programs)
  16 Monday Summer A - Classes Begin
  17 Tuesday Add/Drop Deadline for Summer A
  30 Monday Memorial Day - NO CLASSES
June 9 Thursday Last Day to Withdraw From Summer A Classes
  19 Sunday (5-week Courses) Last day of Classes, Summer A 
July 4 Monday Independence Day - No CLASSES
  4 Monday (7-week Courses) Last day of Classes, Summer A

Summer B 2022      July 11 - August 28

April 12 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
June 21 Monday Registration Fee in effect, Session B
July 4 Sunday Independence Day - No CLASSES
  12 Monday Summer B - Classes Begin
  13 Tuesday Add/Drop Deadline for Summer B
August 5 Thursday Final Day to Withdraw From Courses, Summer B
  15 Sunday (5-week Courses) Last day of Classes, Summer B
  29 Sunday (7-week Courses) Last day of Classes, Summer B


2021-22 100% Online Accelerated Programs (MBA, M.Ed. Curriculum and Teaching Non-Licensure, EDLM non-licensure and RN-BS in Nursing and Applied Communications)     

Accelerated Fall A 2021    Sept. 2 - Oct. 20 

July 5 Monday Registration for Fall Begins
  30 Friday Application Deadline
August 9 Monday Document Deadline
  16 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  23 Monday Registration Deadline
  24 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  25 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
September 2 Thursday Fall A - Classes Begin
  3 Friday  Add/Drop Deadline for Fall A -registered students only
October 5 Tuesday Deadline for Faculty Submission of Incomplete Grades from Previous Semester
  6 Wednesday Final day to withdraw from Fall A courses
  20 Wednesday Last day of Classes, Fall A

 

Accelerated Fall B 2021     Oct. 28 - Dec. 16

July 5 Monday Registration for Fall Begins
September  20 Monday Application Deadline
October  1 Friday Document Deadline
  8 Friday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  18 Monday Registration Deadline
  19 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  20 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  28 Thursday Fall B - Classes Begin
  29 Friday Add/Drop Deadline for Fall B-registered students only
November 11 Thursday Veteran’s Day Observed - NO CLASSES
  12 Friday Registration for Spring Classes Begins
December 1 Wednesday Final day to withdraw from Fall B courses
  16 Thursday Last day of Classes, Fall B
  17 Friday Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  18 Saturday Snow Date for Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

Accelerated Spring A 2022   Jan. 18 - Mar. 6

November 12 Friday Registration for Spring Begins
 December 17 Friday Application Deadline
  27 Monday Document Deadline
January 3 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  10 Monday Registration Deadline
  11 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  12 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  18 Tuesday Spring A - Classes Begin
  19 Wednesday Add/Drop Deadline for Spring A -registered students only
February 7 Monday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades from previous semester
  21 Monday U.S. Presidents’ s Day - NO CLASSES
  22 Monday Final day to withdraw from Spring A courses
March 6 Sunday Last day of Classes, Spring A
  7 Monday Registration Deadline, Spring Session B

Accelerated Spring B 2022  March 14 - May 1

November  12 Friday Registration for Spring Begins
 February 14 Monday Application Deadline
  21 Monday Document Deadline
  28 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
March 7 Monday Registration Deadline
  8 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  9 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  14 Monday Spring B - Classes Begin
  15 Tuesday Add/Drop Deadline for Spring B-registered students only
April 11 Monday Registration for Summer classes begins
  17 Sunday Final day to withdraw from Spring B courses
  18 Monday Patriot’s Day - NO CLASSES
May 1 Sunday  Last day of Classes, Spring B
  12 Thursday Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  14 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement 10:00 a.m.

Accelerated Summer A 2022   May 16 - July 4

April 1 Monday Registration for Summer Begins
  19 Tuesday Application Deadline
  29 Friday Document Deadline
May 9 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  16 Monday Registration Deadline
  17 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  18 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  24 Tuesday Summer A - Classes Begin
  25 Wednesday Add/Drop Deadline for Summer A -registered students only
  30 Monday Memorial Day - NO CLASSES
June 24 Friday Final day to withdraw from Summer A courses
July 4 Monday Independence Day - NO CLASSES
  4 Monday (7-week Courses) Last day of Classes, Summer A

Accelerated Summer B 2022   Jul. 11 - Aug. 28

April 11 Monday Registration for Summer Begins
June  10 Friday Application Deadline
  20 Monday Document Deadline
  27 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
July 4 Monday Registration Deadline
  5 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  6 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  11 Monday Summer B Classes Begin
  12 Tuesday Add/Drop Deadline for Summer B-registered students only
August 12 Friday Final day to withdraw from Summer B courses
  28 Sunday (7-week Courses) Last day of Classes, Summer B

Calendar Subject to Change