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UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.

2020 Spring Graduate Calendar

DateDescription
January 21First day of classes for spring 2020
January 27Last day to add course without a permission number
February 3Last day for refund of tuition & fees
Last day for add/drop with a permission number (late registration/enrollment changes)
February 17President's Day (university closed)
February 18Monday class schedule
March 8Spring Recess begins
March 16Classes resume
March 23Last day to submit Declaration of Intent to Graduate form and/or Certificate Clearance form. All forms should be submitted to graduate coordinator.
March 25Last day for students to complete work for incomplete fall 2019 courses
March 27Fall 2020 schedule of classes will be viewable in SIS
March 30Advising
April 7Fall registration begins
SIS system open for enrolled students
April 20Patriot's Day (university closed)
April 23Last day to drop classes with grade of “W” for regular session. All other sessions see Graduate, Online & Professional Studies calendar.
April 24Monday Class Schedule
May 1Last day of spring semester classes
Last day for faculty to file grades for incompletes and changes of course grades for fall 2019 and winter 2020 courses
Students should plan to submit their thesis/dissertation draft by this date
May 2Reading Day (no classes or exams)
May 4-9Spring semester exams
May 11Make-up final exam
May 12Deadline to submit thesis/dissertation (all edits and ETD admin approval)
May 13Deadline for final grades to be recorded in SIS by 4 p.m.
May 29Virtual Commencement