Academic Calendar

For College of Advancing and Professional Studies
Fall 2016 Courses

Registration Deadlines and Holidays
Registration begins Jul 25 (M)
Labor Day (University Closed) Sep 5 (M)
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   » Boston Friday courses
   » Boston Saturday courses
   » Online courses
8:30a First class meeting
8:30a Sep 9 (F)
2:00p Sep 9 (F)
2:00p Sep 16 (F)
Drop deadline ¹ Sep 19 (M)
Deadline for 100% refund Sep 19 (M)
Add/change deadline ¹ Sep 26 (M)
Deadline for 50% refund ² Sep 26 (M)
Columbus Day (University Closed) Oct 10 (M)
Veteran’s Day observed (University Closed) Nov 11-12 (F-Sa)
Pass/Fall deadline Nov 23 (W)
Withdrawal deadline Nov 23 (W)
Thanksgiving (University Closed) Nov 24 (Th)
Holiday Break (No Classes) Nov 25-26 (F-Sa)
  1. A course dropped after the Drop deadline will be treated as a withdrawal, and a "W" will be recorded as a grade for the course, unless another course is added at the same time. Simultaneous drop/adds will be possible without incurring a "W" for the dropped course until the Add/Change deadline. However, these transactions may not be done by students using self service WISER, but must be done by staff. Click here for more details.
  2. No refunds will be given after the 50% refund deadline. Click here for refund policy and procedures.

Start/End Dates

Boston Campus Friday/Saturday Courses
Classes begin Sep 9 (F); Sep 10 (Sa)
Classes end Dec 9 (F); Dec 10 (Sa)
Makeup/Snow day Dec 16 (F); Dec 17 (Sa)
Braintree & Copley Courses
Classes begin Week of Sep 12
Classes end Week of Dec 5
Makeup/Snow day Week of Dec 12
Cordage Park in Plymouth and Technical Education Courses
Classes begin Week of Sep 12
Classes end Week of Dec 12
Makeup/Snow day Week of Dec 19
Online Courses
Classes begin Week of Sep 12
Classes end Week of Dec 5

Please Note: If a course has start/end dates that differ from those listed above, they are noted along with the descriptions and schedule information.

Final Exams are held on the last day of class unless otherwise indicated by the instructor.