Academic Calendar

The following calendar applies to all undergraduate and graduate students unless otherwise indicated.

Fall 2023

September 2023

DateDescription
4Labor Day - No Classes For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
5Fall 2023 Classes Begin For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
10@Simmons July Term Withdrawal Period Ends For: 
NURS/SW@Simmons 
MPH@Simmons
11

Fall I 2023 Semester Classes Begin For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, and Social Work Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, and Social Work Students

15Last day to Add/Drop Fall 2023 Course(s) in Workday For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
16Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
24Add/Drop Period Ends Ends For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, and Social Work Students
25Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, and Social Work Students
29Add/Drop Period Ends at 4:30PM EST For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students 

Last day to Change Fall 2023 Course(s) Grading Basis to Pass/Fail or Formal Audit For: 
Traditional Undergraduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 

Interim grading portal opens for Traditional Undergraduate and CompleteDegree faculty on Workday.
30Add/Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students

October 2023

DateDescription
1MPH@Simmons: July Term Classes End
6MPH@Simmons: July Term Grades due by 12PM EST
9

Indigenous People’s Day - No Classes For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students 
Fall IV 2023 Semester Classes Begin For: 
@Simmons MPH Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
@Simmons MPH Students

10Administrative Monday - Monday Classes Meet For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
13Interim grading portal closes for Traditional Undergraduate and CompleteDegree faculty on Workday.
22NURS/SW@Simmons: July Term Classes End 

Add/Drop Period Ends For: 
@Simmons MPH Students
23Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
@Simmons MPH Students
27

NURS/SW@Simmons: July Term Grades due by 12PM EST

Add/Withdrawal Period Ends at 4:30PM EST For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students

November 2023

DateDescription
5Withdrawal Period Ends For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, and Social Work Students
6

Fall III 2023 Semester Classes Begin For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students

19Add/Drop Period Ends For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students
20Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students
22–24Thanksgiving Break - No Classes For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students

December 2023

DateDescription
3Withdrawal Period Ends For: 
@Simmons MPH Students
12–14Spring I 2024 Registration Opens 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
15Fall 2023 Classes End For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
17Fall I 2023 Semester Classes End For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, and Social Work Students
18

Reading & Review Day for all Undergraduate students

Fall I 2023 Semester Final Grades Due For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis Students

19-22Final Exam Period for all Undergraduate students
20Fall I 2023 Semester Final Grades Due For: 
@Simmons I Nursing and Social Work Students
23Winter Break Starts - No Classes Held For: 
@Simmons III Nursing & Social Work 
(classes will resume on 1/7)
24Fall IV 2023 Semester Classes End For: 
@Simmons MPH Students
29Fall IV 2023 Semester Grades Due For: 
@Simmons MPH Students

Spring 2024

January 2024

DateDescription
4Fall 2023 Final Grades Due at 10AM EST For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students
7Fall III 2023 Withdrawal Period Ends For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students

Winter Break Ends - Classes Resume For: 
@Simmons III Nursing & Social Work
15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students 
Spring I 2024 Semester Classes Begin For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students

16Spring 2024 Semester Classes Begin For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students
26Last day to Add/Drop Spring 2024 Course(s) in Workday For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
27Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
28Add/Drop Period Ends For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
29Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students

February 2024

DateDescription
9Add/Drop Period Ends at 4:30PM EST For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students 

Last day to Change Spring 2024 Course(s) Grading Basis to Pass/Fail or Formal Audit For: 
Traditional Undergraduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
10Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
13–14Spring III 2024 Semester Registration Begin For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students
25Fall III 2023 Semester Classes End For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students
29Fall III 2023 Semester Final Grades Due For: 
@Simmons III Nursing Students

March 2024

DateDescription
1Fall III 2023 Semester Final Grades Due For: 
@Simmons III Social Work Students
4–8Spring Break - No Classes For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students
10Withdrawal Period Ends For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
11Withdrawal Period Ends at 4:30PM EST For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science students
18

Spring III 2024 Semester Classes Begin For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students

31Add/Drop Period Ends For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students

April 2024

DateDescription
1Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students
9–11Summer I 2024 Semester Registration Begin For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
15Patriots Day - No Classes For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students
16Administrative Monday - Monday Classes Meet For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students
21Spring I 2024 Semester Classes End For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
22Spring I 2024 Semester Final Grades Due For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis Students
25Spring I 2024 Semester Final Grades Due For: 
@Simmons I Nursing Students
26Spring I 2024 Semester Final Grades Due For: 
@Simmons I Social Work Students

May 2024

DateDescription
6Spring 2024 Class End For: 
Undergraduate and Graduate students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & 
Information Science students
7Reading & Review Day for all Undergraduate students
8-11Final Exam Period for all Undergraduate students
12Withdrawal Period Ends For: 
@Simmons III Nursing and Social Work Students
13

Spring 2024 Final Grades Due at 10AM EST For All Graduating students 

Summer 2024 Semester & Summer I 2024 Semester Classes Begin For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students

Summer I 2024 Semester Classes Begin For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students

17May 2024 Commencement Ceremony
20Spring 2024 Final Grades Due at 10AM EST for all Returning students
26Add/Drop Period Ends For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
27

Memorial Day - No Classes For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students 
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students 
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students

Withdrawal Period Begins For: 
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students

June 2024

DateDescription
11Summer III 2024 Registration Opens 
@Simmons III Nursing Online students

July 2024

DateDescription
3Summer Session I Ends
8Summer Session II Begins
14Summer III 2024 Registration Ends
@Simmons III Nursing Online students
15Summer III 2024 Classes Begin For:
@Simmons III Nursing Online students 
Add/Drop begins for @Simmons III Nursing Online students
28Add/Drop Ends For: @Simmons III Nursing Online students
29Withdrawal Period Starts For: @Simmons III Nursing Online students

August 2024

DateDescription
23Summer Session Ends 
Summer Session II Ends

Fall 2024 Semester

September 2024

DateDescription
2Labor Day - No Classes For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
3Fall 2024 Classes Begin For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
8Withdrawal Period Ends For:
@Simmons III Nursing Online Students
9Fall I 2024 Semester Classes Begin For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, MPH, Nursing, and Social Work Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, MPH, Nursing, and Social Work Students
13Last Day to Add/Drop Fall 2024 Course(s) in Workday For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
14Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
22Add/Drop Period Ends Ends For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students
23Withdrawal Period Begins For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students
27Add/Drop Period Ends at 4:30 PM EST For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

Last day to Change Fall 2024 Course(s) Grading Basis to Pass/Fail or Formal Audit For:
Traditional Undergraduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students

Interim grading portal opens for Traditional Undergraduate and CompleteDegree faculty on Workday.
28Add/Withdrawal Period Begins For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

October 2024

DateDescription
1Fall III 2024 Registration Opens
@Simmons III Nursing Online students
11Interim grading portal closes for Traditional Undergraduate and CompleteDegree faculty on Workday.
14Indigenous People’s Day - No Classes For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
15Administrative Monday - Monday Classes Meet For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
20Summer III 2024 Semester Classes End For:
@Simmons III Nursing Online students
24Final Grades Due for Summer III 2024 Semester:
@Simmons III Nursing Online students
25Add/Withdraw Period Ends at 4:30PM EST For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

November 2024

 

DateDescription
3Withdrawal Period Ends For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students

Fall III 2024 Registration Ends
@Simmons III Nursing Online students
4Fall III 2024 Semester Classes Begin For:
@Simmons III Nursing Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For: @Simmons III Nursing Students
17Add/Drop Period Ends For: @Simmons III Nursing Students
18Withdrawal Period Begins For:
@Simmons III Nursing Students
28Thanksgiving Day – No Classes for:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students
@Simmons III Nursing Students
27-29Thanksgiving Break - No Classes For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

December 2024

DateDescription
10Spring I 2025 Registration Opens
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
13Fall 2024 Classes End For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
15Fall I 2024 Semester Classes End For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students
16Reading & Review Day for all Undergraduate students
17-20Final Exam Period for all Undergraduate students
18Final Grades Due for Fall I 2024 Semester:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students
22-1/4Fall III 2024 @Simmons Winter Break For:
@Simmons III Nursing Students
Classes resume 1/5
 

Spring 2025 Semester

January 2025

DateDescription
TBDFall 2024 Final Grades Due at 10AM EST For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
5Fall III 2024 Semester Classes Resume For:
@Simmons III Nursing Students
12Withdrawal Period Ends For:
@Simmons III Nursing Students
13Spring I 2025 Semester Classes Begin For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students

Add/Drop Period Begins For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
20Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
21Spring 2025 Classes Begin For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
26Add/Drop Period Ends For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
27Withdrawal Period Begins For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
31Last Day to Add/Drop Spring 2025 Course(s) in Workday For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

February 2025

DateDescription
1Add/Drop Period Begins For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
14Add/Drop Period Ends at 4:30PM EST For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

Last day to Change Spring 2024 Course(s) Grading Basis to Pass/Fail or Formal Audit For:
Traditional Undergraduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
15Add/Withdrawal Period Begins For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
23Fall III 2024 Semester Classes End For:
@Simmons III Nursing Students
27Final Grades Due for Fall III 2024 Semester:
@Simmons III Nursing Students

March 2025

DateDescription
3-7Spring Break - No Classes For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
9Withdrawal Period Ends For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
14Add/Withdrawal Period Ends at 4:30PM EST For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

April 2025

DateDescription
8Summer I 2025 Semester Registration Begin For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
21Patriots Day - No Classes For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
22Administrative Monday - Monday Classes Meet For: 
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
21-25Final Grades Due for Spring I 2025 Semester:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students

May 2025

DateDescription
6Reading & Review Day for all Undergraduate students
7-10Final Exam Period for all Undergraduate students
12Spring 2025 Final Grades Due at 10AM EST For All Graduating students
12Summer 2025 Semester & Summer I 2025 Semester Classes Begin For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH and Social Work Students
16May 2025 Commencement Ceremony
19Spring 2025 Final Grades Due at 10 AM EST for all Returning students
25Add/Drop Period Ends For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students
26Memorial Day - No Classes For:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online LIS students

Withdrawal Period Begins For:
@Simmons I Behavior Analysis, Nursing, MPH, and Social Work Students

Summer 2023

May 2023

Date Description
1 MPH@Simmons: April Term Withdrawal Period Begins ("W" grades required)
5 Last Day of Classes:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students
8 Reading Day for all Undergraduate Students
9–12 Final Exam Period for all Undergraduate Students
14 NURS/SW@Simmons: March Term Withdrawal Period Ends
15

Spring 2023 Final Grades Due for Graduating Students at 10AM
NURS/SW/BA@Simmons: May Term Classes Begin

Summer Session Begins
Summer Session I Begins

22 Spring 2023 Final Grades Due for Returning Students at 10AM
28 NURS/SW/BA@Simmons: May Term Add/Drop Period Ends
29 NURS/SW/BA@Simmons: May Term Withdrawal Period Begins ("W" Grades Required)

Memorial Day – No Classes Held:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students

June 2023

Date Description
5 Summer Add/Drop Period Ends:
Social Work Students
Doctor of Physical Therapy Students
6 Summer Withdrawal Period Begins ("W" grades required):
Social Work Students
Physical Therapy Students
11 MPH@Simmons: April Term Withdrawal Period Ends
13 Registration for @Simmons July Term Begins:
NURS/SW@Simmons (Summer@Simmons III)
MPH@Simmons (Summer@Simmons IV)
19 Juneteenth Holiday – No Classes Held:
Traditional Undergraduate and Graduate Students
CompleteDegree Undergraduate Students
Online HPED, Online Nutrition, and Online Library & Information Science Students
25 NURS/SW@Simmons: March Term Classes End
30 NURS/SW@Simmons: March Term Final Grades due by 12PM EST
Summer Session I End

July 2023

Date Description
2 MPH@Simmons: April Term Classes End
3–4 Independence Day – No Classes Held
5 Summer Session II Begins
6 Withdrawal Ends:
Social Work Students
Physical Therapy Students
7 MPH@Simmons: April Term Final Grades due by 12PM EST
9 NURS/SW/BA@Simmons: May Term Withdrawal Period Ends
17 @Simmons July Term Classes Begin:
NURS/SW@Simmons
MPH@Simmons
30 @Simmons July Term Add/Drop Period Ends:
NURS/SW@Simmons
MPH@Simmons
31 @Simmons July Term Withdrawal Period Begins ("W" grades required):
NURS/SW@Simmons
MPH@Simmons

August 2023

Date Description
8–10 NURS/SW/BA@Simmons: Fall I 2023 Registration Opens
20 NURS/SW/BA@Simmons: May Term Classes End
22 Summer Session Ends
Summer Session II Ends
25 NURS/SW/BA@Simmons: May Term Final Grades due by 12:00 PM EST