Academic Calendar

For the College of Advancing and Professional Studies
Spring 2015 Courses

Registration Deadlines and Holidays
Registration begins Nov 3 (M)
Christmas Holiday (University Closed) Dec 25 (Th)
New Year’s Holiday (University Closed) Dec 30 (Tu) - Jan 1 (Th)
Martin Luther King Day (University Closed) Jan 19 (M)
UMB Financial Aid Eligibility Deadline Feb 2 (M)
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Week of Feb 2
Feb 6 (F)
Feb 7 (Sa)
Feb 6 (F)
Drop deadline ¹ Feb 10 (Tu)
Deadline for 100% refund Feb 10 (Tu)
President’s Day (University Closed) Feb 16 (M)
Vacation (Braintree, Copley) Week of Feb 16
Add/change deadline ¹ Feb 17 (Tu)
Deadline for 50% refund ² Feb 17 (Tu)
Evacuation Day (Copley) Mar 17 (Tu)
Spring Break (Boston Campus ) Mar 20-21 (F-Sa)
Pass/Fall deadline Apr 22 (W)
Withdrawal deadline Apr 22 (W)
Patriot’s Day (University Closed) Apr 20 (M)
Vacation (Braintree, Copley) Week of Apr 20
  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 Apr 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 6 (F); Feb 7 (Sa)
Classes end May 1 (F); May 2 (Sa)
Makeup/Snow day May 8 (F); May 9 (Sa)
Braintree & Copley Courses
Classes begin Week of Feb 2
Classes end Week of May 4
Makeup/Snow day Week of May 11
Cordage Park in Plymouth and Technical Education Courses
Classes begin Week of Feb 2
Classes end Week of May 18
Makeup/Snow day Week of May 25
Online and Blended Courses
Classes begin Week of Feb 2
Classes end Week of 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.

Credit Courses

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