Sep 22, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendars


Undergraduate Academic Calendar

Graduate & Continuing Education Academic Calendar

 


Undergraduate Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2023 September 4 - December 14

Sept 4 Monday Labor Day
      Residence halls open for first year students
  5 Tuesday Development Day for Faculty
  6 Wednesday President’s address; Department meetings;      Residence halls open for all students
  7 Thursday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.; 
New student advising
  14 Thursday Final day to add a course in Web4
  19 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  21 Thursday Final day to drop a course in Web4
      Final day to add a course with permission of instructor (Red Card)
October 9 Monday Columbus Day/Indigenouse Day - NO CLASSES
  17 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  20 Friday Deficiency grades due
  23-Nov 9   Advising period
November 10 Friday Veteran’s Day Observed - NO CLASSES
  13-7   Registration for Spring classes
  17 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
      Final day to request an S/U grade
  21 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
      Thanksgiving recess begins at 4:45 pm
  26 Sunday Thanksgiving recess ends
December 13 Wednesday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES
      Final day for making up incomplete grades from previous semester
  14 Thursday Reading Day - NO CLASSES
  15, 18-21   Final Examinations
  22 Friday Snow Day for Final Examinations
      Commencement - 6:30 p.m.
  23 Saturday Snow day for Commencement 2:00 p.m.
       

Spring 2024 January 17 - May 17

January 11 Thursday Faculty Development Day
  12 Friday Department meetings
  16 Monday Martin Luther King Day
      Residence halls open for all swtudents
  16 Tuesday CLASSES BEGIN AT 8:00 a.m.;                                    CTL Professional Development Program
  23 Tuesday Final day to add a course in Web4
  30 Tuesday Final day to drop a course in Web4
    Tuesday Final day to add a course with permission of instructor (a Red Card)
February 19 Monday U.S. Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
  20 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
March 8 Friday Spring vacation begins 4:45 p.m.;                      Residence halls close at 7:00 p.m.
  17 Sunday Spring vacation ends;
Residence halls reopen at 9:00 a.m.
  18 Monday Deficiency grades due
  18-April 5   Advising Period
  19 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
April 8-12   Registration for Fall classes
  12 Friday Final day for withdrawal from courses
      Final day to request an S/U grade
  15 Monday Patriots’ Day - NO CLASSES
  16 Tuesday CTL Professional Development Program
  18 Thursday Undergraduate Research Conference;                          Honors Convocation (NO DAY CLASSES)
May 6 Monday FINAL DAY OF CLASSES
      Final day for making up incomplete grades from previous semester
  7 Tuesday Reading Day
  8-10, 13-14   Final Examinations
  14 Tuesday Residence halls close
  16 Thursday Graduate Commencement 6:30 p.m.
  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

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 2023

Winter 2024

Spring 2024

Summer 2024

 


 

2023-24 School of Graduate, Online & Continuing Education Academic Calendar

 

Fall 2023 September 7 - December 15

July 5 Wednesday Registration for Fall SGOCE classes begins
August 24 Thursday Registration fee in effect for Fall 15 and 7-week classes (Non-AP classes)
September 7 Thursday Full Term Fall and Fall A Classes Begin
  8 Friday Course Exchange deadline for Fall A 7-week classes
  13 Wednesday Add/drop deadline for Fall 15-week classes
October 3 Tuesday Deadline for faculty submission of Incomplete grades from previous semester
  9 Monday Indigenoius People’s Day/Columbus Day - NO CLASSES
  11 Wednesday Final day to withdraw from Fall A 7-week classes
  18 Wednesday Fall B registration fee in effect (Non-AP classes)
  27 Friday Fall A 7-week - Last day of classes
  30 Monday Fall B 7-week - Classes begin
  31 Tuesday Course exchange deadline for Fall B-7 week classes
November 9 Thursday Registration for Winter & Spring classes begins
  10 Friday Veteran’s Day- NO CLASSES
  17 Friday Last day to withdraw from Fall 15-week classes
  21 Tuesday Thanksgiving Recess Begins at 4:45 pm for 15 week classes
  26 Sunday Thanksgiving Recess Ends for 15-week classes
December 4 Monday Last day to withdraw from Fall B classes
  15 Friday Fall 15-week classes last day of classes
  15 Friday Fall B 7-week classes last day of classes
  15 Friday Deadline for faculty submission of incomplete grades from previous semester undergraduate courses
  22 Friday Commencement, 6:30 pm
  23 Saturday Snow date for commencement 2:00 pm

Winter 2024 December 27 - January 16

November 9 Thursday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
December 13 Wednesday Registration Fee in Effect
  27 Wednesday Winter Classes Begin
  27 Wednesday Course Exchange Deadline at Noon
January 1 Sunday New Year’s Day NO CLASSES
  8 Monday Final day for withdrawal from winter classes
  15 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
  16 Tuesday Winter Classes End

Spring 2024 January 16 - May 10

November 9 Thursday Registration for Winter & Spring Classes Begins
January 5 Friday Registration fee in effect for Spring-15 week and Spring A 7 week classes (Non-AP classes)
  15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
  16 Tuesday 15-week classes Spring & Spring A 7-week classes begin
  17 Wednesday Course Exchange Deadline for Spring A 7-week classes
  22 Monday Add/drop deadline for 15 week classes
February 5 Monday Deadline for faculty submission of incomplete grades from previous semester.
  19 Monday Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
  20 Tuesday Final day for withdrawal from classes for Spring A (7-week classes)
March 4 Monday Registration fee in effect for Spring B (Non-AP classes)
  5 Tuesday Spring A 7 Last Day of Classes
  8 Friday Spring Vacation Begins for 15-week classes
  17 Sunday Spring Vacation Ends for 15-week classes
  18 Monday Spring B 7-Week Classes Begin
  19 Tuesday Course Exchange Deadline, Spring B 7-Week Classes
April 1 Monday Final day for withdrawal from Spring 15-Week Classes
  8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
  15 Monday Patriots Day - NO CLASSES
  22 Monday Final day for withdrawal from courses for Spring B 7-week classes
May 6 Monday Registration Fee in Effect, Summer A (Non-Accelerated Programs)
  7 Tuesday Spring B, Last Day of 7-Week Classes
  10 Friday 15-week Spring - Last Day of Classes
  10 Friday Deadline for faculty submissions of incomplete grades from previous semester undergraduate courses
  16 Thursday Graduate Commencement, 6:30 pm
  18 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement, 10:00 am

Summer Term 2024

Summer 12-week courses May 20 - August 9
Summer A  May 20 - July 7
Summer B July 10 - August 27

April        8 Monday Registration for Summer Classes Begins
May 6 Monday Registration Fee in Effect for 12-week Summer A (Non-Accelerated  Programs)
  20 Monday

Summer A Classes Begin (5 and 7 week)

Summer classes begin (12 weeks)

  21 Tuesday Course Exchange Deadline for 7-week and 5-week classes
  27 Monday Memorial Day - No Classes
  28 Tuesday Add/drop deadline for Summer 12-week courses
June 11 Tuesday Last day to withdraw from Summer A 5-week courses
  19 Wednesday Juneteenth - NO CLASSES
  24 Monday Last day to withdraw from Summer A 7-week courses
  25 Tuesday Last day of Classes, Summer A 5-week courses
  26 Wednesday Registration fee in effect for Summer B
July 4 Thursday Independence Day - No Classes
  7 Sunday (7 week courses) Last day of classes, Summer A
  10 Wednesday Summer B begins for 7-week classes
  11 Thursday Course exchange deadline for Summer B 7-week classes
  15 Monday Summer B begins for 5-week classes
  16 Tuesday Course exchange deadline for Summer 12-week classes
  19 Friday Last day to withdraw from Summer 12-week classes
August 5 Monday Final day to withdraw from Summer B 5-week classes
  9 Friday Summer 12-week courses end
  13 Tuesday Final day to withdraw from 7-week classes, Summer B
  18 Sunday Last day of 5-week classes, Summer B
  27 Tuesday Last day of 7-week classes, Summer B