UMass Lowell Online and Continuing Education Academic Calendar

Fall 2016 Classes Begin September 1st

Full Term Online Courses
September 1 - December 3, 2016  (Sec. -031, -032, -033...)

Accelerated Online Courses:
September 1 - November 5, 2016  (Sec. -061, -062, -063...)

Full Term On-Campus Courses:
September 1 - December 14, 2016  (Sec. -001, -002)

Accelerated On-Campus Courses:
September 1 - November 5, 2016 (Sec. -051, -052...)

Eight Week MBA Online Courses:
Session 1: September 1 - October 22, 2016 (Sec. -081, -083)
Session 2: October 24 - December 17, 2016 (Sec. -082, -084)

View Fall Class Dates

Winter Intersession:

December 28, 2016 - January 12, 2017

Spring 2017 Classes Begin January 17th

Full Term On-Campus Courses
January 17 - May 2, 2017 ( Sec. -001, -002)

Full Term Online Courses
January 17 - April 29, 2017 (Sec. -031, -032)

Accelerated Online Courses
January 17 - April 1, 2017 (Sec. -061, -062, -063...)

8 Week MBA Online Courses:
Session 1: January 17 - March 11, 2017 (Sec. -081, -083)
Session 2: March 20 - May 12, 2017 (Sec. -082, -084)*

*Please note: official end of session and term is 5/6/17 in SiS. Class will end on 5/12/17, and this information will be in the class notes in SIS.

Holiday Closings and Special Hours

  • November 11: Veterans' Day (University Closed)
  • November 23 from 6pm - November 27: Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed)
  • December 26: University Closed
  • December 27: 8:30am-5:00pm
  • December 28: Winter Intersession classes begin
  • December 28-29: 8:30am-7:00pm
  • December 30: 8:30am-5:00pm
  • December 31 & January 2: No classes for Winter Intersession
  • January 2: University Closed
  • January 10: Virtual Open House 6:00-7:00pm
  • January 16: Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
  • February 20: Presidents Day (University Closed)
  • March 12-18: Spring Recess
  • April 17: Patriots Day (University Closed)

December 9, 2016: Last day for students to complete work for incomplete Spring & Summer 2016 semester courses.

April 28, 2017: Last day for students to complete work for incomplete Fall 2016 semester courses.

Commencement: May 13, 2017

Please Note: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page. However, the Division of Online and Continuing Education reserves the right to implement new rules and regulations and to make changes of any nature in its program, calendar, locations, tuition, and fees. Whenever possible, appropriate notice of such changes will be given before they become effective.

October 2016

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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all 8-wk Online MBA Session I courses
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Accelerated On Campus or Online courses (sec#-06X,-05X,...)
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8-Week Online MBA Session II Courses Start
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Last Day to ADD 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" for ALL Grad Accelerated courses (section -05X, -06X)
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Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.

November 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Last Day to DROP 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
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Veterans' Day (University Closed)
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Full-term Undergrad On Campus or Online courses (sec#-03X,-00X)
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Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed)
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Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed)
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Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.

December 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Grad Face-to-Face and Full-Term Online Courses courses (sec# -03X, -00X)
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
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University Closed
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Winter Intersession Begins
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Winter Intersession: Last Day to Add a Course.
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Winter Intersession: Last Day to Drop a Course with a Full Refund.
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Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.

January 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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University Closed
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Virtual Open House 6:00-7:00pm
Winter Intersession: Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
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Winter Intersession: Final Exam
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Winter Intersession: Reserved for Make Up Class
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Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
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Spring Classes Start
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Last day to ADD all courses except 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
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Last day to DROP All Courses except 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses.
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Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.

February 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Presidents Day (University Closed)
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Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.

March 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Spring Recess
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Spring Recess
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Spring Recess
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Spring Recess
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Accelerated On Campus or Online courses (sec#-06X,-05X,...)
Spring Recess
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8-Week Online MBA Session II Courses Start
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Last Day to ADD 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" for ALL Grad Accelerated courses (section -05X, -06X)
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Last Day to DROP 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses

Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.

April 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Full-term Undergrad On Campus or Online courses (sec#-03X,-00X)
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Patriots Day (University Closed)
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Grad Face-to-Face and Full-Term Online Courses courses (sec# -03X, -00X)
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Last day for students to complete work for incomplete Fall 2016 semester courses
29
Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
30

Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.

May 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Commencement
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Tuition Refund Policy: Please contact the University's Accounts Receivable Department at (978) 934-3570 for the latest tuition refund information.

For additional info on withdrawal deadlines and final ADD/DROP dates, visit our Add/Drop/Withdrawal page.