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 2

First year Spring registration opens (Group 1) 7AM-4PM (no waitlist)

Dec 3

First year registration closed

Dec 4

First year registration opens (Group 2) 7AM-4PM (no waitlist)

Dec 5

First year registration re-opens @ 8AM (waitlist on)

Dec 6

Web registration opens for all students @ 8AM

Dec 10

No classes; Reading Day*

Dec 13

B term courses end; Fall semester courses end

Deadline for e-CDRs (undergraduate students) and ETDs (graduate students) for all December 2019 graduation candidates

Dec 18

HUA e-CDRs due by 12pm for December candidates only

Grades due by 3pm (graduate & undergraduate)

Dec 30

December Graduation Date

*There will be classes held on Reading day if classes have previously been cancelled 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