Academic Calendar

For the College of Advancing and Professional Studies
Spring 2018 Courses

Registration Deadlines and Holidays
Registration begins Nov 6 (M)
Christmas Holiday observed (University Closed) Dec 25 (M)
New Year’s Holiday observed (University Closed) Dec 28 (Th) - Jan 1 (Su)
Martin Luther King Day (University Closed) Jan 15 (M)
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Week of Jan 29
8:30a First class meeting
8:30a Feb 2 (F)
2:00p Feb 2 (F)
Drop deadline ¹ Feb 5 (M)
Deadline for 100% refund Feb 5 (M)
Add/Swap deadline [CAPS course(s) with permission] ¹ Feb 12 (M)
Deadline for 50% refund ² Feb 12 (M)
President’s Day (University Closed) Feb 19 (M)
Vacation (Braintree, Copley) Week of Feb 19
Spring Break Mar 16-17 (F-Sa)
Patriot’s Day (University Closed) Apr 16 (M)
Vacation (Braintree, Copley) Week of Apr 16
Pass/Fall deadline Apr 20 (F)
Withdrawal deadline Apr 20 (F)
  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/swap 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 Feb 2 (F); Feb 3 (Sa)
Classes end Apr 27 (F); Apr 28 (Sa)
Makeup/Snow day May 4 (F); May 5 (Sa)
Braintree & Copley Courses
Classes begin Week of Jan 29
Classes end Week of Apr 30
Makeup/Snow day Week of May 7
Online Courses
Classes begin Week of Jan 29
Classes end May 4

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.

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