Academic Calendar

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

This calendar is not applicable to the Nursing@Simmons, SocialWork@Simmons, Behavior Analysis Online, MPH Online or MBA/HCMBA Online programs. Please check your program materials and syllabi for all course meetings. Only approved dates have been added to the calendar to this point.

This information was last updated on April 30, 2019.

September 2019

DateDescription
2College closed for Labor Day
3Classes begin

October 2019

DateDescription
14College closed for Indigenous Peoples' Day
15Administrative Monday: Tuesday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.

November 2019

DateDescription
11Veteran's Day; Classes will be held
27-29College closed for Thanksgiving Break

December 2019

DateDescription
13Final day of undergraduate classes
14Reading and Review
16-20Final examinations
23College closed for Winter Break

January 2020

DateDescription
6College opens after Winter Break
13Classes begin
20College Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

February 2020

DateDescription
17Presidents' Day; Classes will be held

March 2020

DateDescription
2-6Spring Break. Classes will not be held. Administrative office will be open.
9Classes resume after Spring Break

April 2020

DateDescription
20College closed for Patriot's Day

May 2020

DateDescription
4Final day of undergraduate classes
5Reading and Review
6-9Final examinations
15Commencement
25College closed for Memorial Day

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

This calendar is not applicable to the Nursing@Simmons, SocialWork@Simmons, Behavior Analysis Online, MPH Online or MBA/HCMBA Online programs. Please check your program materials and syllabi for all course meetings. Only approved dates have been added to the calendar to this point.

This information was last updated on November 26, 2018.

September 2018

DateDescription
3University Closed for Labor Day Holiday
4Classes begin
14Final day to add a course without instructor signature
28Final day to add a course with instructor signature
Final day to drop a course without instructor signature
Final day for undergraduate students to change a Pass/Fail grading option
Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option
Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade

October 2018

DateDescription
8University Closed for Indigenous People's Holiday
26Final day to drop a course with instructor signature.  A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after September 28.
31October degree conferral date

November 2018

DateDescription
12Veteran's Day Holiday (Observed) Classes will be held
21-23University Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2018

DateDescription
11Tuesday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
(NOTE: This does not apply to Master of Social Work classes. The final Monday meeting session for MSW classes will be held on 12/17.)
14Final day of undergraduate classes
15Reading and Review
17-20Final Examinations
21Final examinations and make-up day for Exams in the event of snow
Residence Halls close at 12:00pm
24University Closed For Winter Break

January 2019

DateDescription
3University opens after Winter Break
Grades posted to AARC by 10 a.m.
20Residence Halls open for returning students at 8:30am
21University Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
22Classes begin

February 2019

DateDescription
1Final day to add a course without instructor's signature
15Final day to add a course with instructor signature
Final day to drop a course without instructor signature
Final day for undergraduate students to change a Pass/Fail grading option
Final day for undergraduate students to choose the Formal Audit grading option
Final day to drop a course with no "W" grade
18Presidents' Day. Classes will be held

March 2019

DateDescription
4-8Spring Break. Classes will not be held. Administrative offices will be open.
11Classes resume after Spring Break
22Final day to drop a course with the instructor's signature. A grade of "W" will be assigned for courses dropped after February 15.

April 2019

DateDescription
15University Closed for Patriot's Day
23Undergraduate Symposium - Undergraduate classes cancelled until 3pm

May 2019

DateDescription
7Tuesday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead.
Final day of undergraduate classes.
8Reading and Review
9-12Final examinations
13Residence Halls close at 3:00pm for all students except graduating seniors, commencement volunteers, RA/OLs and competing athletes
13Grades for students graduating in May posted to AARC by 10 a.m.
Final signed departmental graduation lists due to Registrar's Office by 2:30 p.m.
17Commencement
18Residence Halls close at 12:00pm for all graduating seniors, commencement volunteers, RA/OLs and competing athletes
Summer Term Begins
20Grades posted to AARC by 10 a.m.
27University closed for Memorial Day holiday

July 2019

DateDescription
4University closed for Independence Day

August 2019

DateDescription
30Final day of undergraduate classes
31August Degree Conferral Date