Jan 27, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Academic Calendars


2022-23 School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education

*2022-23 Accelerated Programs

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

2022-23 School of Graduate, Online & Continuing Education                          

Fall 2022            September 2 - December 16

July 5 Tuesday Registration for Fall GCE Classes Begins
August 19 Friday Registration Fee in Effect
September 1 Thursday Development Day for Faculty
  1 Thursday President’s Address: Department Meetings
  2 Friday Full Term Fall & Fall A - Classes Begin
  5 Monday Labor Day - NO CLASSES
  6 Tuesday Course Exchange Deadline for 7 Week Classes
  8 Thursday Fall B - Course Exchange deadline for 15 Week Classes
October 4 Tuesday Deadline for Faculty Submission of Incomplete Grades from Previous Semester
  7 Friday Final day to withdraw for Fall A 7-week classes
  10 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  14 Friday Fall B Registration Fee in Effect
  21 Friday Fall A - Last Day of Classes
  27 Thursday Fall B - Classes Begin
  28 Thursday Course Exchange Deadline for Fall B 7-week classes
November 10 Thursday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins 
  12 Friday Veterans Day - No CLASSES
  21 Monday Fall Full Term Classes - Final Day to Withdraw
  26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day - NO CLASSES
  22 Tuesday Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 4:45 pm for 15 week courses
  27 Sunday Thanksgiving Recess Ends for 15-week classes
December 7 Wednesday Full Term Fall - Last day of Classes
  15 Thursday Fall B - Last day of Classes
  16 Friday Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  17 Saturday Snow Date for Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

Winter 2022              December 28 - January 17

November 10 Thursday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
December 13 Tuesday Registration Fee in Effect
  28 Wednesday Winter Classes Begin
  28 Wednesday Course Exchange deadline at Noon
January 1 Sunday New Year’s Day - NO CLASSES
  9 Monday Final Day to Withdraw From Winter Classes
  16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
  17 Tuesday Winter Classes End

Spring 2022              January  17 - May 17

November 10 Thursday Registration for Winter & Spring GCE classes begins
January 6 Friday Registration Fee in Effect
  16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
  17 Tuesday Full Term Spring & Spring A - Classes Begin
  18 Wednesday Course Exchang Deadline for Spring A 
  24 Tuesday Course exchange for 15 week classes.
February 6 Monday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades from previous semester
  20 Monday U.S. Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
  21 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from classes for Spring A (7 week classes)
March 3 Friday Spring Vacation Begins 15 week classes
  6 Monday Spring A - Last day of Classes
  12 Sunday Spring Vacation Ends
  13 Monday Spring B - 7 week Classes Begin
  16 Tuesday Course Exchange Deadline, Spring B 7 week classes
April  Tuesday Final Day for withdrawal from 15 week classes
  10 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
  14 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses for Spring B 7 week classes
  17 Monday Patriots Day - NO CLASSES
May 1 Monday Spring B - Last day of 7 week Classes
  17 Wednesday Full Term Spring - Last day of 15 week Classes
  18 Thursday Graduate Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  19 Friday Registration Fee in Effect, Summer A (Non-Accelerated Programs)
  20 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement 10:00 a.m.

Summer A 2022     May 22 - July 11

April 10 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 19 Monday Registration Fee in Effect, Summer A (Non-Accelerted Programs)
  22 Monday Summer A - Classes Begin
  23 Tuesday Course Exchange Deadline for  7 week and 5 week classes
  29 Monday Memorial Day - NO CLASSES
June 16 Friday Last Day to Withdraw From Summer A Classes
  19 Monday Juneteenth - NO CLASSES
  25 Sunday (5-week Courses) Last day of Classes, Summer A 
  26 Monday (7-week Courses) Last day to withdraw from Summer A
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day - NO CLASSES
  5 Wednesday Fall registration opens
  9 Sunday (7-week courses) Last day of classes, Summer A

Summer B 2022      July 10 - August 31

April 10 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
July 3 Monday Registration fee in effect
  4 Tuesday Independence Day - NO CLASSES
  5 Wednesday Fall Registatration opens
  10 Monday Summer B - Classes Begins for 5 week classes
  11 Tuesday Course Exchange deadline for  5 week classes
  13 Thursday Summer B begins for 7 week classes
  14 Friday Course Exchange deadline for 7 week classes
  28 Friday Final day to withdraw from 5 week classes
August 13 Sunday (5-week Courses) Last day of Classes
  17 Thursday (7-week courses) Final day to withdraw from classes
  31 Thursday (7-week Courses) Last day of Classes


2022-23 100% 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 2022    Sept. 2 - Oct. 20 

July 5 Tuesday Registration for Fall Begins
August 2 Tuesday Application Deadline
  12 Friday Document Deadline
  19 Friday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  22 Monday Registration Deadline
  23 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  24 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
September 2 Friday Fall A - Classes Begin
  2 Friday Course Exchange Deadline for Fall A -registered students only
  5 Monday Labor Day - NO CLASSES
October 4 Tuesday Deadline for Faculty Submission of Incomplete Grades from Previous Semester
  6 Thursday Final day to withdraw from Fall A classes
  10 Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  20 Thursday Last day of Classes, Fall A

 

Accelerated Fall B 2022     Oct. 28 - Dec. 15

July 5 Tuesday Registration for Fall Begins
September  23 Friday Application Deadline
October  5 Wednesday Document Deadline
  10  Monday Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  12 Wednesday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  17 Monday Registration Deadline
  18 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  19 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  28 Friday Fall B - Classes Begin
  28 Friday Course Exchange Deadline
November 10 Thursday Registration for Spring Classes Begins 
  11 Friday  Veteran’s Day Observed - NO CLASSES
  24 Thursday  Thanksgiving Day - NO CLASSES
December 1 Thursday Final day to withdraw from classes
  15 Thursday Last day of Classes
  16 Friday Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  17 Saturday Snow Date for Commencement - 2:00 p.m.

Accelerated Spring A 2023   Jan. 17 - Mar. 6

November 10 Thursday Registration for Spring Begins
 December 16 Friday Application Deadline
  28 Wednesday Document Deadline
January 6 Friday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  9 Monday Registration Deadline
  10 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  11 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
  17 Thursday Spring A - Classes Begin
  18 Friday Course Exchange Deadline
February 7 Tuesday Deadline for Faculty submission of incomplete grades from previous semester
  20 Monday U.S. Presidents’ s Day - NO CLASSES
  21 Tuesday Final day to withdraw from Spring A courses
March 6 Monday Last day of Classes, Spring A

Accelerated Spring B 2023  March 14 - May 1

November  10 Thursday Registration for Spring Begins
 February 10 Friday Application Deadline
  20 Monday Document Deadline
  27 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
March 6 Monday Registration Deadline
  7 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  8 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  13 Monday Spring B - Classes Begin
  14 Tuesday Course Exchange Deadline
April 10 Monday Registration for Summer classes begins
  14 Friday Final day to withdraw from classes
  17 Monday Patriot’s Day - NO CLASSES
May 1 Monday  Last day of Classes
  18 Thursday Graduate Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  20 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement 10:00 a.m.

Accelerated Summer A 2023   May 22 - July 9

April 10 Monday Registration for Summer Begins
  21 Friday Application Deadline
May 1 Monday Document Deadline
  8 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
  15 Monday Registration Deadline
  16 Tuesday Payment Deadline
  17 Wednesday Drop for Non-Payment
  22 Monday Summer A - Classes Begin
  22 Monday Course Exchange Deadline 
  29 Monday Memorial Day - NO CLASSES
June 19 Monday Juneteenth - NO CLASSES
  26 Monday Final day to withdraw from classes
July 4 Tuesday Independence Day - NO CLASSES
  9 Sunday (7-week Courses) Last day of Classes

Accelerated Summer B 2023   Jul. 13 - Aug. 31

April 10 Monday Registration for Summer Begins
June  13 Tuesday Application Deadline
  23 Friday Document Deadline
  30 Monday Intent to Enroll Form Deadline
July 3 Monday Registration Deadline
  4 Tuesday Independence Day - NO CLASSES
  5 Wednesday Payment Deadline
  6 Thursday Drop for Non-Payment
  13 Thursday Summer B Classes Begin
  14 Friday Course Exchange Deadline 
August 18 Friday Final day to withdraw from courses
  31 Thursday (7-week Courses) Last day of Classes

Calendar Subject to Change