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

2021 Fall Graduate Calendar

September 1Fall classes begin
September 6Labor Day (university closed)
September 8Last day to add course without a permission number
September 15Last day for refund of tuition & fees
Last day for add/drop with a permission number (late registration/enrollment changes)
October 11Columbus Day (university closed)
October 15Spring 2022 schedule of classes will be viewable in SIS
October 25Advising/Spring registration begins
SIS system open for enrolled students
November 11Veteran's Day (university closed)
November 12Monday Class Schedule
November 22Last day for students to complete work for incomplete spring 2021 and summer 2021 courses
November 24Thanksgiving Recess begins
November 29Classes resume
December 3Last day to drop classes with grade of “W” for regular session. All other sessions see Graduate, Online & Professional Studies calendar.
TBDLast day to submit Declaration of Intent to Graduate form for fall completion
December 10Last day of fall semester classes.
Last day for faculty to submit grade change for spring and summer incompletes
December 11Reading Day (no classes or exams)
TBDDeadline to submit thesis/dissertation to Library
December 13 - 18Fall semester exams
December 20Make-up final exam
December 27Deadline for final grades to be recorded in SIS by 4 p.m.

Note: In the event that examination days are postponed because of weather conditions, the first days of postponed examinations will be made up on December 20, December 21. Additional postponed examination day will be made up on January 14.