January

Date Activity 
10 First Day of January Intersession and Writing for Film & Television Residency
15 Last Day of January Intersession and Writing for Film & Television Residency
18 MLK Day (no classes)
19 First Day of Spring Classes (All Flex classes will meet remotely until February 1)
25 Last day to add a class without instructor permission
27 January Intersession Grades due

February

Date Activity 
1 Flex classes begin to meet in person
2

Last Day to file Intent to Graduate for May 2021

Last Day to Add/Drop for Spring

3 Course Withdrawal period begins
15 President's Day (no classes)
17 Monday Class Schedule Observed

March

Date Activity 
3 Summer 2021 schedule released
8

Summer 2021 Registration begins online

12 Free Day Off (no classes). The College is still open.
16 First Seven-week session ends
17

Second Seven-week session begins

19 Fall 2021 Schedule Released
22  Advising for Fall Registration begins

April

Date Activity 
9 Last day to join a Summer or May Intersession waitlist
12 Summer and May waitlists are dissolved
14 through 16 Updated Fall 2021 Registration (see upcoming registration dates)
16

Last day to withdraw from a Spring course with a WP/WF grade

Last day to withdraw from the College for Spring

Master's Theses/Projects due to Committee Chairs for approval for May degree candidates

19  
 
Patriot's Day (no classes; College closed)
20 Monday Class Schedule Observed
21 Registration closed
22

Registration (Add/Drop) re-opens

Employees with Tuition Remission begin registration 

28

Last day for graduate students to submit Master's Theses/Projects to Graduate Studies Office for May degree candidates

Last day for Summer graduating students to register for summer classes in order to be reviewed to participate in the May Commencement Ceremony

Last Day to file Intent to Graduate for August 2021

29

Last day of classes (Friday Schedule Observed)

May

Date Activity 
2

In-Person Commencement Exercises (Fenway Park)

8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EDT)  Class of 2021 (Dec 2020, May 2021, Aug 2021 graduating students) 

2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (EDT)  Class of 2020 (Dec 2019, May 2020, Aug 2020 graduated students)

3

Last day to join a Fall 2022 waitlist

5

Spring Grades for all graduating students due at 12:00 p.m. ET

7 Spring  grades for all non-graduating students due at 12:00 p.m. ET
9

Online Commencement Exercises

Official Degree Conferral Date

August

Date Activity 
27

Fall 2021 waitlists dissolved