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Academic Calendar


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Summer Session S / All Summer Course Dates

May 16- August 5

Summer Session A Course Dates

May 16- June 24

Memorial Day Holiday (Offices Closed-No Classes)

Monday, May 30

Summer Session B Course Dates

June 27- August 5

Summer Session A grades due at 12 Noon

Wednesday, June 29

Summer Session B and Bi-Weekly grades due at Noon

Wednesday, August 10





New Faculty Orientation

Tuesday, August 16

Faculty Workshop

Wednesday August 17 through Friday, August 19

All Monday Evening Classes Begin (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Monday, August 22

All Day Classes and Labs Begin (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Tuesday, August 23

Late Registration Ends at 4:30 p.m.

Friday, August 26

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses

Friday, August 26

Labor Day Holiday (Offices Closed - No Classes)

Monday, September 5

2nd 8-week classes begin

Week of October 17

Midterm Grades Due by 12 NOON

Tuesday, October 25

Last Day to Withdraw with an Automatic "W" Grade

Friday, October 28

Fall Break (No Classes)

Monday, November 21 through Friday, November 25

Thanksgiving Holiday (Offices Closed - No Classes)

Wednesday, November 23 and Friday November 25

Classes Resume

Monday, November 28

Last Day of Classes (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Friday, December 2

Final Examinations

Monday, December 5 through December 9

Final Grades Due by NOON

Tuesday, December 13

Offices Closed for Holiday Break    

Monday, December 26 through Tuesday, January 2





Offices Reopen for Spring Semester

Tuesday, January 3

All Classes Begin (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Monday, January 9

Late Registration Ends at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 13

Last Day to Drop/Add Courses

Thursday, January 13

Martin Luther King Holiday (No Classes – Offices Closed)

Monday, January 16

Midterm Grades Due by 12 NOON

Tuesday, February 28

Spring Break (No Classes)

Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 10

Classes Resume

Monday, March 13

2nd 8-week classes begin

Week of March 13

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

Friday, March 17

McMaster Symposium Academic Research Day (Alternative Class Day, no traditional classes will meet)

Thursday, April 6th

Good Friday Holiday (Office Closed - No Classes)                    

Friday, April 14

Last Day of Classes (Undergraduate & Graduate)

Tuesday, April 25

Exam Prep Day (No Classes)                                                       

Wednesday, April 26

Final Examinations

Thursday, April 27 through Wednesday, May 3

(Graduating Students) Grades Due at 12 NOON

Wednesday, May 3


Saturday, May 6

Final Grades Due at 12 NOON for all non-graduates

Wednesday, May 10