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The Academic Calendar lists important university dates and deadlines for the current academic year at UMass Dartmouth.

First Semester - Fall 2020
Tuesday, September 12020 Academic year commences
Tuesday, September 12020 Convocation
Wednesday, September 22020 First Day of Classes
Monday, September 72020 Labor Day - no classes
Thursday, September 102020 Last day to Add, Drop, or Audit
Monday, October 122020 Columbus Day Holiday - no classes
Tuesday, October 132020 Follow Monday's class schedule
Monday, November 22020 Registration for Spring 2021 begins
Wednesday, November 112020 Veterans Day Holiday - no classes
Wednesday, November 252020 Thanksgiving recess begins after last class
Monday, November 302020 Classes resume
Tuesday, December 82020 Last day to file Pass/Fail
Tuesday, December 82020 Last day of Fall classes
Tuesday, December 82020 Last day to Withdraw from a class
Wednesday, December 92020 Study Day
Thursday, December 102020 Final exams begin
Wednesday, December 162020 Final exams end
Saturday, December 192020 Final grades due
Winter Session 2021
Monday, December 282020 First day of Intersession classes
Friday, January 12021 New Year's Day: No classes
Friday, January 152021 Last day/final exams of Winter Session classes
Second Semester - Spring 2021
Tuesday, January 192021 First Day of Classes
Tuesday, January 262021 Last day to Add, Drop, or Audit
Monday, February 152021 Presidents' Day Holiday: no classes
Tuesday, February 162021 Follow Monday's class schedule
Friday, March 52021 Spring recess begins (after last class or lab)
Saturday, March 62021 Spring recess begins after last class (Online & Continuing Education)
Monday, March 152021 Classes resume
Monday, April 52021 Registration for Fall 2021 begins
Friday, April 92021 Last day to Withdraw from a class
Monday, April 192021 Patriots' Day Holiday: no classes
Wednesday, April 212021 Follow Monday's class schedule
Wednesday, April 282021 Last day of Spring classes
Thursday, April 292021 Study Day
Friday, April 302021 Final exams begin
Thursday, May 62021 Final exams end
Sunday, May 92021 Final grades due
Wednesday, May 122021 Last Day to Select or Revoke Pass/No Credit
Saturday, June 12, 2021 Undergraduate & Graduate Class of 2021 Commencement Ceremonies
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