Office of the Registrar

Academic Calendar

Announcements

  • Thank you for contacting the University of Massachusetts Boston office of the Registrar. Our offices and all of the campus center will be closed on Friday, July 31 from 1-5 p.m. for a public safety exercise. We apologize for any inconvenience. We intentionally scheduled for a Friday afternoon during the summer to minimize disruption to customer service. We will attend to your needs first thing Monday morning, Aug. 3. Thank you for understanding. If you have any questions or concerns about this emergency preparedness activity, please contact campus police at 617-287-7799.
  • Spring Semester 2015

    January 26    (Monday) Semester Begins
    February 4    (Wednesday) Add/Drop Ends
    February 10    (Tuesday) CAPS Add/Drop -100% refund deadline
    February 16    (Monday) Presidents Day (Holiday)
    February 17    (Tuesday) CAPS Add/Drop - 50% refund deadline
    March 15 to 22    (Sunday to Sunday) Spring Vacation
    March 23    (Monday) Classes Resume
    April 6    (Monday) Summer/Fall 2015 Registration Begins
    April 20    (Monday) Patriots Day (Holiday)
    April 22    (Wednesday) Pass/Fail & Course Withdrawal Deadline
    May 15    (Friday) Semester Ends
    May 18 to 22    (Monday to Friday) Final Exam Period
    May 25    (Monday) Memorial Day (Holiday)
    May 29    (Friday) Commencement
    May 31    (Sunday) Last day to register for Fall classes before a late fee applies
    Class meetings: M (13) Tu (15) W (15) Th (14) F (14)
  • Summer Semester 2015

    May 26 to June 25    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE1)
    May 26 to July 9    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE2)
    May 26 to July 23    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE3)
    May 26 to August 20    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session (Online)
    June 29 to July 30    (Monday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE4)
    July 13 to July 30    (Monday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE5)
    July 13 to August 20    (Monday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE6)
  • Fall Semester 2015

    September 7    (Monday) Labor Day (Holiday)
    September 8    (Tuesday) Semester Begins
    September 15    (Tuesday) Add/Drop deadline
    September 21    (Monday) CAPS Drop Deadline - 100% Refund
    September 28    (Monday) CAPS Drop Deadline - 50% Refund
    October 12    (Monday) Columbus Day (Holiday)
    November 2    (Monday) Spring/Winter 16 Registration Begins
    November 11    (Wednesday) Veterans Day (Holiday)
    November 25    (Wednesday) Pass/Fail Withdrawal deadline
    November 26 to 29    (Thursday to Sunday) Thanksgiving Recess
    November 30    (Monday) Classes Resume
    December 14    (Monday) Semester Ends
    December 15    (Tuesday) Study Period
    December 16 to 22    (Wednesday to Tuesday) Final Exam Period
    December 23    (Wednesday) Emergency Snow Day
    Class meetings: M(13) Tu(14) W(13) Th(13) F(13)
  • Winter Semester 2016*

    January 4    (Monday) Winter Session Begins
    January 18    (Monday) Martin Luther King Day (Holiday)
    January 22    (Friday) Winter Session Ends
    January 23    (Saturday) Emergency Snow Day
    (*classes run Monday-Friday except on holidays; Saturdays used as snow days if needed)
  • Spring Semester 2016

    January 25    (Monday) Semester Begins
    February 15    (Monday) Presidents Day (Holiday)
    March 13 to 20    (Sunday to Sunday) Spring Vacation
    March 21    (Monday) Classes Resume
    April 4    (Monday) Summer/Fall 15 Registration Begins
    April 18    (Monday) Patriots Day (Holiday)
    May 11    (Wednesday) Semester Ends
    May 12 to 13    (Thursday to Friday) Study Period
    May 16 to 20    (Monday to Friday) Final Exam Period
    May 30    (Monday) Memorial Day (Holiday)
    June 3    (Friday) Commencement
    Class meetings: M(13) Tu(15) W(15) Th(14) F(14)
  • Summer Semester 2016

    May 31 to June 30    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE1)
    May 31 to July 14    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE2)
    May 31 to July 28    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE3)
    May 31 to August 25    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session (Online)
    July 5 to August 4    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE4)
    July 18 to August 4    (Monday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE5)
    July 18 to August 25    (Monday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE6)
  • Fall Semester 2016

    September 5    (Monday) Labor Day (Holiday)
    September 6    (Tuesday) Semester Begins
    October 10    (Monday) Columbus Day (Holiday)
    November 7    (Monday) Spring/Winter 17 Registration Begins
    November 11    (Friday) Veterans Day (Holiday)
    November 24 to 27    (Thursday to Sunday) Thanksgiving Recess
    November 28    (Monday) Classes Resume
    December 14    (Wednesday) Semester Ends
    December 15    (Thursday) Study Period
    December 16 to 22    (Friday to Thursday) Final Exam Period
    December 23    (Friday) Emergency Snow Day
    Class meetings: M(13) Tu(15) W(15) Th(13) F(12)
  • Winter Semester 2017*

    January 3    (Tuesday) Semester Begins
    January 16    (Monday) Martin Luther King Day (Holiday)
    January 20    (Friday) Semester Ends
    January 21    (Saturday) Emergency Snow Day
    (*classes run Monday-Friday except on holidays; Saturdays used as snow days if needed)
  • Spring Semester 2017

    January 23    (Monday) Classes Begin
    February 20    (Monday) Presidents Day (Holiday)
    March 12 to 19    (Sunday to Sunday) Spring Vacation
    March 20    (Monday) Classes Resume
    April 3    (Monday) Summer/Fall 17 Registration Begins
    April 17    (Monday) Patriots Day (Holiday)
    May 10    (Wednesday) Classes End
    May 11 to 14    (Thursday to Sunday) Study Period
    May 15 to 19    (Monday to Friday) Final Exam Period
    May 29    (Monday) Memorial Day (Holiday)
    June 2    (Friday) Commencement
    Class meetings: M(13) Tu(15) W(15) Th(14) F(14)
  • Summer Semester 2017

    May 30 to June 29    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE1)
    May 30 to July 13    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE2)
    May 30 to July 27    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session I (CE3)
    May 30 to August 24    (Tuesday to Thursday) Summer Session (Online)
    July 5 to August 3    (Wednesday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE4)
    July 17 to August 3    (Monday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE5)
    July 17 to August 24    (Monday to Thursday) Summer Session II (CE6)