Academic Calendar

Office of the Registrar

2018 Spring Academic Calendar (PDF) 



Offices Reopen for Spring Semester

Tuesday, January 2

Evening and Lab Classes Begin (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Monday, January 8

All Classes Begin

Tuesday, January 9

Late Registration Ends at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, January 12

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses

Friday, January 12

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (No Classes – Offices Closed)

Monday, January 15

Midterm Grades Due by 12 NOON

Tuesday, February 27

Spring Break (No Classes)

Monday, March 5, through Friday, March 9

Classes Resume

Monday, March 12

2nd 8-week classes begin

Week of March 12

1st 8-week Grades Due at 12 NOON

Wednesday, March 14

Last Day to Withdraw from Class with Automatic "W" grade

Friday, March 16

Good Friday Holiday (Office Closed - No Classes)

Friday, March 30

McMaster Symposium Academic Research Day (Alternative Class Day - No Classes)

Thursday, April 12

Last Day of Classes (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Wednesday, April 25

Final Examinations

Thursday, April 26, through Wednesday, May 2

(Graduating Students) Grades Due at 12 NOON

Wednesday, May 2


Saturday, May 5

Final Grades Due at 12 NOON for all other students not graduating

Tuesday, May 8