UMass Lowell Online and Continuing Education Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 Classes Begin September 6th

Full Term On-Campus Courses:

September 6 - December 14, 2017  (Sec. -001, -002)

Full Term Online Courses

September 6 - December 10, 2017  (Sec. -031, -032, -033...)

Accelerated Online Courses:

September 6 - November 12, 2017  (Sec. -061, -062, -063...)

Eight Week MBA Online Courses:

Session 1: September 6 - October 29, 2017 (Sec. -081, -083)
Session 2: October 30 - December 16, 2017 (Sec. -082, -084)

Haverhill Classes:

September 6 - December 14, 2017  (HA1, HA2)

View Fall Class Dates

Winter Intersession:

January 2, 2018 - January 18, 2018

Winter Intersession Class Dates

Spring 2018 Courses Begin January 22

Full Term Online Courses:

January 22 - May 6, 2018 (Sec. -031, -032)

Accelerated Online Courses:

January 22 - April 8, 2018 (Sec. -061, -062, -063...)

Full Term On-Campus Courses:

January 22 - May 11, 2018 ( Sec. -001, -002)

Eight Week MBA Session I Online Courses:

January 22 - March 25, 2018 (Sec. -081, -083)

Eight Week MBA Session II Online Courses:

March 26 - May 11, 2018 (Sec. -082, -084)

View Spring Class Dates

Holiday Closings and Special Hours

  • November 22 from 6pm - November 26: Thanksgiving Recess (University Closed)
  • December 25: Christmas Day (University Closed)
  • December 26: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
  • December 27-28: 8:30 am-7:00 pm
  • December 29: 8:30 am-5:00 pm
  • January 1: New Year's Day (University Closed)
  • January 15: Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
  • January 16: Online Orientation, 6:00-7:00 pm
  • February 19: President's Day (University Closed)
  • March 11-17: Spring Recess
  • April 16: Patriots' Day (University Closed)

March 26, 2018: Last day for students to complete work for incomplete Fall 2017 semester courses.

Commencement: May 19, 2018

Summer Classes Start: May 21, 2018

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 2017

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Columbus Day (University Closed)
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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 Undergraduate 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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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 2017

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a "W" for ALL Grad Accelerated courses (section -05X, -06X)
Last Day to ADD 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
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Last Day to DROP 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
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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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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 2017

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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Christmas 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.

January 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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New Year's Day (University Closed)
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Winter Intersession: Last Day to Add a Course
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Winter Intersession: Last Day to Drop a Class with a Full Refund
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Winter Intersession: Last Day to Withdraw with a Grade of "W"
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Martin Luther King Day (University Closed)
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Online Orientation, 6:00-7:00 pm
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Winter Intersession: Final Exam
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Winter Intersession: Reserved for Make Up Class
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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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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 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Last day to DROP All Courses except 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses.
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President's Day (University Closed)
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Monday Classes Meet (No Tuesday Classes)
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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 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Undergraduate Accelerated Online courses (-06X)
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all 8-wk Online MBA Session I courses (-081, 083)
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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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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 Graduate Accelerated Online courses (-06X)
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Last Day to ADD 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
31

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 2018

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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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all Full-term Undergrad On Campus or Online courses (-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 (-03X, -00X)
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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.

May 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Last day to WITHDRAW with a 'W' for all 8-wk Online MBA Session II courses
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Commencement
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Summer Classes Start
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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.