Academic Calendar

For the College of Advancing and Professional Studies
Spring 2017 Courses

Registration Deadlines and Holidays
Registration begins Nov 7 (M)
Christmas Holiday observed (University Closed) Dec 26 (M)
New Year’s Holiday observed (University Closed) Dec 29 (Th) - Jan 2 (M)
Martin Luther King Day (University Closed) Jan 16 (M)
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   » Boston Saturday/Online courses
Week of Jan 30
8:30a First class meeting
8:30a Feb 3 (F)
2:00p Feb 3 (F)
Drop deadline ¹ Feb 6 (M)
Deadline for 100% refund Feb 6 (M)
Add/change deadline ¹ Feb 13 (M)
Deadline for 50% refund ² Feb 13 (M)
President’s Day (University Closed) Feb 20 (M)
Vacation (Braintree, Copley) Week of Feb 20
Spring Break Mar 12-19 (Su-Su)
Patriot’s Day (University Closed) Apr 17 (M)
Vacation (Braintree, Copley) Week of Apr 17
Pass/Fall deadline Apr 20 (Th)
Withdrawal deadline Apr 20 (Th)
  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 Feb 3 (F); Feb 4 (Sa)
Classes end Apr 28 (F); Apr 29 (Sa)
Makeup/Snow day May 5 (F); May 6 (Sa)
Braintree & Copley Courses
Classes begin Week of Jan 30
Classes end Week of May 1
Makeup/Snow day Week of May 8
Technical Education Courses
Classes begin Week of Jan 30
Classes end Week of May 15
Makeup/Snow day Week of May 22
Online Courses
Classes begin Week of Jan 30
Classes end Week of May 1

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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