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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog/Student Handbook
Westfield State University
   
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog/Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendars and Important Dates


 Day Division Final Exam Schedule

† Check published dates for Evening Division.
* Dates do not apply to practicum, see Education Department

 

Fall 2014

M September 1 Labor Day - No Classes
T September 2 Opening Day
University Meeting
W September 3 Classes Begin
T September 9 Add/Drop Ends
W October 1 Spring/Summer Inc Grade Conversion
M October 6 Last Day to Withdrawal for Session A
M October 13 Columbus Day - No Classes
T October 21 Session A Classes End*
W October 22 Session B Classes Begin*
T November 11 Veteran’s Day - No Classes
W November19 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester Classes
W November 26 Last Day to Withdraw for Session B 
  Thanksgiving Recess (begins 12:20 p.m.)
No Classes November 27-28
M December 1 Classes Resume
F December 12 Classes End (Day Division)
M December 15 Examination Period †
December 15, 16, 17, 18
F December 19 Exam Snow Day Make-Up
T December 23 Grades Due by Noon

Winter Session 2015

M January 5 Classes Begin
F January 16 Classes End

Spring 2015

M January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes
T January 20 Classes Begin
M January 26 Add/drop Ends
M February 16 Presidents’ Day - No Classes
T February 17 Follow Monday Schedule
  Fall/Winter Inc Grade Conversion
F February 20 Last Day to Withdraw for Session A
F March 6 Session A Classes End*
M March 9 Spring Break
No Classes March 9-13
M March 16 Classes Resume - Session B Classes Begin*
F April 10 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester Classes
F April 17 Last Day to Withdraw for Session B
M April 20 Patriots’ Day - No Classes
TBD Community Service Day (Classes Held)
M May 4 Classes End (Day Division)
T May 5

NEW !!!

Day Division Follow a Monday Class Schedule (Reading Day cancelled).

DGCE Courses follow Tuesday Classes as Scheduled.

W May 6 Examination Period †
  May 6, 7, 8, 11
W May 13 Senior Grades Due by Noon
S May 16 Commencement
T May19 All Other Grades Due by Noon

Summer 2015 †

May 18 - June 26 Summer Session I
May 25 Memorial Day - No Classes
July 6 Grades Due
July 6 - August 14 Summer Session II
August 20 Grades Due

Fall 2015

T September 1 Opening Day
W September 2 Classes Begin
M September 7 Labor Day - No Classes
W September 9 Add/drop Ends
W September 30 Spring/Summer INC Grade Conversion
T October 6 Last Day to Withdraw for Session A
M October 12 Columbus Day - No Classes
T October 13 Follow Monday Schedule
W October 21 Session A Classes End *
R October 22 Session B Classes Begin *
W November 11 Veteran’s Day - No Classes
W November 18 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester
T November 24 Last Day to Withdraw for Session B
W November 25 Thanksgiving Recess Begins 12:30pm.
  No Classes 11/26-27
M November 30 Classes Resume
F December 11 Classes End (Day Division) †
M December 14 Exam Period †
  12/14, 15, 16, 17
F December 18 Exam Snow Day Make-Up
W December 23 Grades Due by Noon

Winter Session 2016

M January 4 Classes Begin
F January 15 Classes End

Spring 2016

M January 25 Classes Begin
F January 29 Add/drop Ends
February 15 President’s Day - No Classes
T February 16 Follow Monday Schedule
M February 22 Fall/Winter INC Grade Conversion
F February 26 Last Day to Withdraw for Session A
F March 11 Session A Classes End *
M March 14 Spring Break - No Classes 3/14-3/18
M March 21 Classes Resume
  Session B Classes Begin *
F April 15 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester
M April 25 Last Day to Withdraw for Session B
M April 18 Patriot’s Day - No Classes
TBD Community Service Day (Classes Held)
M May 9 Classes End (Day Division) †
T May 10 Reading Day or Make-Up Day
  No classes (Day Division)
W May 11 Exam Period †
  5/11, 12, 13, 16
W May 18 Senior Grades Due by Noon
S May 21 Commencement
T May 24 All Other Grades Due by Noon

Summer 2016 †

May 23 - July 1 Summer Session I
May 30 Memorial Day - No Classes
July 11 Grades Due
July 5 - August 12 Summer Session II
August 22 Grades Due

 

Fall 2016

T September 6 Opening Day
University Meeting
W September 7 Classes Begin
T September 13 Add/drop Ends
W October 5 Spring/Summer Inc Grade Conversion
F October 7 Last Day to Withdrawal for Session A
M October 10 Columbus Day - No Classes
T October 11 Follow Monday Schedule
T October 25 Session A Classes End *
W October 26 Session B Classes Begin *
F November 11 Veteran’s Day - No Classes
T November 22 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester
W November 23 Thanksgiving Recess (begins at 12:30 p.m.)
No Classes November 24-25
M November 28 Classes Resume
F December 2 Last Day to Withdraw for Session B
F December 16 Classes End Day Division †
M December 19 Exam Period Begins †
December 19, 20, 21, 22
F December 23 Exam Snow Day Make-Up
W December 28 Grades Due by Noon

Winter Session 2017

T January 3 Classes Begin
M January 16 Classes End
R January 26 Grades Due by Noon

Spring 2017

M January 23 Classes Begin
F January 27 Add/drop Ends
M February 20 President’s Day - No Classes
T February 21 Follow Monday Schedule
Fall/Winter Inc Grade Conversion
F February 24 Last Day to Withdraw for Session A
F March 10 Session A Classes End *
M March 13 Spring Break
No Classes March 13-17
M March 20 Classes Resume
Session B Classes Begin *
F April 14 Last Day to Withdraw for Full Semester Classes
M April 17 Patriot’s Day - No Classes
M April 24 Last Day to Withdraw for Session B
M May 8 Classes End-Day Division †
T May 9 Reading Day or Make-up Day (Day Division Only)
W May 10 Examination Period Begins †
  May 10, 11, 12, 15
W May 17 Senior Grades Due by Noon
R May 18 Graduate Commencement
S May 20 Undergraduate Commencement
T May 23 All Other Grades Due by Noon

Summer 17†

M May 22 - R June 30 Summer Session I
R July 13 Grades Due by Noon
W July 5 - T August 16 Summer Session II
F August 25 Grades Due by Noon