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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 SessionSecond 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 1, 2021

 Maymester 3-week session
Classes begin May 17 (M)
Add and Waitlist Deadline   May 19 (W)
Drop Deadline
100% refund
May 20 (Th)
Last day to file Pass/Fail May 21 (F)
Last day to Withdraw "W" May 28 (F)
Last day of Maymester classes June 3 (TH)
Last day for final exams June 4 (F)

Summer 5- and 7-week sessions

Registration Begins March 1, 2021

 First 5-week session7-week sessionSecond 5-week session
Classes Begin June 8 (Tu) June 14 (M) July 13 (Tu)
Add and Waitlist Deadline June 10 (Th) June 16 (W) July 15 (Th)
Drop Deadline
100% refund
June 14 (M) June 21 (M) July 19 (M)
Last day to file Pass/Fail June 16 (W) June 29 (Tu) July 21 (W)
Last day to Withdraw "W" June 29 (Tu) July 15 (Tu) August 3 (Tu)
Last day of classes July 6 (Tu) July 28 (W) August 10 (Tu)
Last day for final exams July 7 (W) August 2 (M) August 11 (W)

Summer, additional sessions

Registration Begins March 1, 2021

 8-week session10-week session12-week session14-week session
Classes Begin May 17 (M) June 8 (Tu) May 24 (M) May 17 (M)
Add and Waitlist Deadline   May 19 (W) June 10 (Th) May 26 (W) May 24 (M) 
Drop Deadline May 24 (M) June 16 (W) June 2 (W) May 28 (F) 
Last day to file Pass/Fail June 18 (F) June 25 (F) June 25 (F) June 18 (F) 
Last day to Withdraw "W" June 25 (F) July 16 (F) July 30 (F) July 23 (F)
Last day of classes July 8 (Th) August 12 (Th) August 12 (Th) August 19 (Th) 
Last day for final exams July 9 (F) August 13 (F) August 16 (M) August 20 (F) 

Important Dates

  • Monday, May 31, Memorial Day, no classes
  • Friday, June 18, Juneteenth Day Holiday observed, no classes
  • Monday, July 5, Independence Day observed, no classes

Fall 2021

Registration Begins April 5, 2021

 Fall 14-week semesterFirst Fall 7-week semesterSecond Fall 7-week semester
Classes Begin September 1(W) September 1 (W) October 25 (M)
Add and Waitlist Deadline September 9 (Th) September 3 (F) October 27 (W)
Drop Deadline
100% refund
September 13 (M) September 7 (Tu) November 1 (M)
Last day to file Pass/Fail October 7 (Th) September 16 (Th) November 8 (M)
Last day to Withdraw "W" November 12 (F) October 5 (Tu) November 30 (M)
Last day of Fall classes December 7 (Tu)  October 19 (Tu) December 10 (Th)
Last day for final exams December 8-14  October 21 (Th) December 14 (Tu)

Important Dates

  • Monday, September 6, Labor Day, no classes
  • Monday, October 11, Columbus Day, no classes
  • Tuesday, October 12, no Tuesday class; follow Monday’s schedule
  • Wednesday, November 11, Veterans Day observed, no classes
  • Wednesday, November 24, no Wednesday class; follow Thursday's schedule
  • Thursday-Saturday, November 25-27, Thanksgiving recess, no classes