2017-2018 COF Academic Calendar

*Cross-registered students follow the academic calendar of the HOST institution. Classes may be held on noted holidays. Please refer to each institution’s academic calendar.

* Students should check with the host institution for variances to the calendar.

FALL 2017

Emmanuel MassArt MCPHS Simmons Wentworth Wheelock
Classes Begin
September 6 September 5 September 5 September 7 September 5 September 6
Add Period Ends
September 14 September 18 September 7 September 15 September 12 September 13
Drop Period Ends
September 21 September 18 September 7 September 29 September 12 September 20
Indigenous People’s Day / Columbus Day
October 9
Cross-Registrations Begins
November 6 November 6 November 6 November 6 November 6 November 6
Veterans Day (Observed)
November 10 (Wentworth remains open)
Withdrawal Period Ends
November 13 November 21 November 4 October 27 November 21 November 15
Thanksgiving Break
November 23-26 (Simmons November 22-26)
Classes End
December 12 December 17 December 8 December 13 December 5 December 15
Exam Period
December 14-18 December 18 December 11-15 December 15-16; December 18-19 December 7-12 December 18-19
Final Grades Due
December 20 January 2  December 18 January 3 December 18 December 20

SPRING 2018

Emmanuel MassArt MCPHS Simmons Wentworth Wheelock
Classes Begin
January 17 January 17 January 8 January 17 January 4 January 17
Martin Luther King Day
January 15
Add Period Ends
January 25 January 31 January 10 January 26 January 11 January 24
Drop Period Ends
February 1 January 31 January 10 February 9 January 11 January 31
Presidents Day
February 19 (Simmons classes will be held)
Withdrawal Period Ends
April 10 April 11  March 23 March 16 March 27 March 28
Spring Break
March 5-9 (Wentworth is March 3-9)
Cross-Registration Begins
April 9 April 9 April 9 April 9 April 9 April 9
Patriots Day
April 16
Classes End
May 1 May 15 April 20 May 7 April 10 May 7
Exam Period
May 3-7 May 16 April 23-27 May 9-12 April 12-18 May 9-10
Final Grades Due
May 9 May 29 April 30 May 21 April 23 May 16
Commencement
May 12 May 25  May 5 May 18 April 21 May 18

*Cross registration requests are accepted through the end of the drop/add period.