2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

AUGUST

Aug 9

E2 Summer courses end; summer semester courses end

Deadline for eCDRs (undergraduate) and ETDs (graduate) for all September 2019 graduation candidates

Aug 14

E2 and Full Summer grades due by 5pm

Aug

18-30

Mandatory Web Check-in for Fall semester

Aug 22

A Term/Fall 2019 courses begin; follow Thursday schedule

Aug 28

Last day of add/drop for A term courses (no fee)

 

SEPTEMBER

Sep 1

September Graduation Date

Sep 2

Labor Day; no classes

Sep 5

Follow Monday schedule

Last day of add/drop for A term courses (with a fee)

Last day add/drop for semester long courses

Last day to add A term projects

Deadline for eCDRs & ETDs for projects completed in Summer (E) term

Sep 26

Last day to withdraw from A term courses (graduate students only)

 

OCTOBER

Oct 10

A term courses end

Last day to withdraw from 10 week courses (graduate students only)

Oct

11-21

A term break; no classes

Oct 15

A term grades due by 5pm

Oct 22

B term begins; follow Tuesday schedule

Oct 28

Last day to add/drop B term courses (no fee)

 

NOVEMBER

Nov 4

Last day to add/drop B Term Courses (with fee)

Last day to add B Term Projects

Deadline for eCDRs for projects completed in A term (undergraduate students)

Spring 2020 registration closed for all undergraduate students

Nov 7

Last day to withdraw from semester long courses (graduate students only)

Nov 26

Last day to withdraw from B term courses (graduate students only)

Nov

27-29

Thanksgiving recess; no classes

 

DECEMBER

Dec 10

No classes; Reading Day*

Dec 13

B term courses end; Fall semester courses end

Deadline for eCDRs (undergraduate students) and ETDs (graduate students) for all December 2019 graduation candidates

Dec 18

Humanities and Arts eCDRs due by 12pm

Grades due by 3pm (graduate & undergraduate)

Dec 30

December Graduation Date

*There will be classes held on Reading day if classes have previously been canceled due to inclement weather

Winter Break: December 16th – January 14th

 

Spring 2020

JANUARY

Jan

12-24

Mandatory Web Check-in for Spring Semester

Jan 15

C term/Spring semester begins; follow Wednesday schedule

Jan 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; no classes

Jan 22

Follow Monday schedule

Last day to add/drop C term courses (no fee)

Jan 29

Last day to add/drop C term courses (with fee)

Last day to add/drop Spring semester courses

Last day to add C term projects

Deadline for eCDRs for projects completed in B term (undergraduates)

 

FEBRUARY

Feb 15

Summer 2020 web registration opens (WPI students only)

Feb 19

Last day to withdraw from C term courses (graduate only)

Feb 27

Academic Advising Day; no classes

Feb 28

Reading Day; no classes

*There will be classes held on Reading day if classes have previously been cancelled due to inclement weather

MARCH

Mar 6

C term courses end

Mar

7-15

Break; no classes

Mar 11

C term grades due by 5pm

Mar 16

D term begins; Follow Monday schedule

Mar 20

Last day to add/drop for D term (no fee)

Mar 27

Last day to add/drop for D term (with fee)

Last day to add D term projects

Deadline for eCDRs for projects completed in C term (undergraduate only)

 

APRIL

Apr 1

Last day to withdraw from semester long courses (graduate only)

Apr 17

Last day to withdraw from D term courses (graduate only)

Apr 20

Patriot’s Day; no classes

Apr 24

Project Presentation Day; no classes

Apr 30

Deadline for submission of eCDRs (undergraduate) and ETDs (graduate) for all May 2020 candidates

 

MAY

May 5

D term courses end; Spring semester courses end

Follow Friday schedule

May 7

Grades due for graduate students by 5pm

May 8

Grades due for undergraduate students by 5pm

Humanities and Arts eCDRs (D term) due by 12pm

May 14

Graduate Commencement Ceremony @ 5pm

May 16

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony @ 10am