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Winter 2021

Registration Begins November 2, 2020

 Winter Session
Classes Begin December 28
Last day to Add/Drop
100% refund
December 30
Drop Deadline with a "W" grade
50% refund
December 31
Last Day to Register for Independent, Directed Study and Experiential Learning December 30
Last day to file Pass/Fail January 4
Course Evaluations Begin (conducted via UMassD email) January 8
Last day to Withdraw "W" January 11
Last day of classes January 14
Last day for final exams January 15
Final Grades Due January 18

Important Dates

  • Friday, January 1, New Year's Day, no classes

Spring 2021

Registration Begins November 2, 2020 

 14-Week Session First 7-Week SesssionSecond 7-Week Session
Classes Begin January 19 January 19 March 15
Last day to Add/Drop
100% refund
January 26 January 21 March 17
Drop Deadline with a "W" grade
50% refund
February 1 January 25 March 22
Last day to register for directed/independent study and experiential learning February 19 February 19 February 19
Last day to file Pass/No Credit May 12 May 12 May 12
Last day to Withdraw "W" April 9 February 23 April 15
Course evaluations begin (conducted via UMassD email) April 8 February 22 April 14
Last day of Spring classes April 28 March 4 April 29
Last day for final exams May 5 March 5 April 30
Final grades due May 9 March 8 May 3

Important Dates

  • Monday, February 15, President's Day, no classes
  • Tuesday, February 16, no Tuesday class; follow Monday’s schedule
  • Monday-Saturday, March 8-13, Spring Vacation, no classes
  • Monday, April 19, Patriot's Day, no classes
  • Wednesday, April 21, no Wednesday class, follow Monday's schedule

Maymester 3-week session

Registration begins March 2, 2020  |  Registration fee: $30 per term

 Maymester 3-week session
Classes begin May 18 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop
100% refund, less registration fee
May 20 (W)
Drop Deadline with a "W" grade
50% refund, less registration fee
May 21 (Th)
Last day to file Pass/Fail May 22 (F)
Last day to register for directed/independent study and experiential learning May 22 (F)
No classes: Memorial Day May 25 (M)
Course evaluations begin (conducted via UMassD email) May 29 (F)
Last day to Withdraw "W" June 1 (M)
Last day of Maymester classes June 4 (Th)
Last day for final exams June 5 (F)

Summer 5- and 7-week sessions

Registration Begins March 2, 2020 | Registration Fee: $30 per term

 First 5-week session7-week sessionSecond 5-week session
Classes Begin June 9 (Tu) June 15 (M) July 14 (Tu)
Last day to Add/Drop
100% refund, less registration fee
June 11 (Th) June 17 (W) July 16 (Th)
Drop Deadline with a "W" grade
50% refund, less registration fee
June 15 (M) June 22 (M) July 20 (M)
Last day to file Pass/Fail June 17 (W) June 30 (Tu) July 22 (W)
Last day to Withdraw "W" June 30 (Tu) July 16 (Tu) August 4 (Tu)
Course evaluations begin (conducted via UMassD email) June 29 (M) July 15 (W) August 3 (M)
Last day to register for directed/independent study and experiential learning July 2 (Th) July 2 (Th) July 2 (Th)
Last day of classes July 7 (Tu) July 28 (Tu) August 11 (Tu)
Last day for final exams July 8 (W) July 30 (Th) August 12 (W)

Important Dates

  • Monday, May 25, Memorial Day, no classes
  • Friday, July 3, Independence Day observed, no classes

Fall 2020

Registration Begins April 6, 2020

 Fall 14-week semesterFirst Fall 7-week semesterSecond Fall 7-week semester
Classes Begin September 2 (W) September 2 (W) October 26 (M)
Last day to Add/Drop
100% refund
September 10 (Th) September 4 (F) October 28 (W)
Drop Deadline with a "W" grade
50% refund
September 14 (M) September 8 (Tu) November 2 (M)
Last day to file Pass/Fail October 8 (Th) September 17 (Th) November 9 (M)
Last day to Withdraw "W" December 8 (Tu) October 6 (Tu) December 8 (Tu)
Course evaluations begin (conducted via UMassD email) November 12 (Th) October 5 (M) November 25 (W)
Last day to register for directed/independent study and experiential learning October 16 (F) October 16 (F) October 16 (F)
Last day of Fall classes December 8 (Tu)  October 20 (Tu) December 10 (Th)
Last day for final exams December 9-15  (W-Tu) October 22 (Th) December 15 (Tu)

Important Dates

  • Monday, September 7, Labor Day, no classes
  • Monday, October 12, Columbus Day, no classes
  • Tuesday, October 13, no Tuesday class; follow Monday’s schedule
  • Wednesday, November 11, Veterans Day observed, no classes
  • Thursday-Saturday, November 26-28, Thanksgiving recess, no classes