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Below is the Academic Calendar for the 2019–2020 school year.

2019–2020 Academic Calendar
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SEPTEMBER

2

MON

Labor Day

4

WED

Graduate New Student Orientation

6

FRI

Residence Halls Open to New Students – Undergraduate
Lasell Laser Welcome Weekend (New Student Orientation – Undergraduate)

7-8

SAT-SUN

Lasell Laser Welcome Weekend (New Student Orientation – Undergraduate)

8

SUN

Residence Halls Open to Returning Students - Undergraduate
Enrollment Confirmation for Returning Students - Undergraduate

9

MON

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES – Undergraduate Students
Graduate Main & Session I Begin

12

THURS

Five Schools "Academic Expo: Meet Your Major" Meetings - New Undergraduate Students

11

WED

Add/Drop Deadline – Graduate Main and Session I

17

TUES

Add/Drop Deadline – Undergraduate Students

OCTOBER

7

MON

Winter & Spring Registration Begins – Graduate Students

11

FRI

Course Withdrawal Deadline – Graduate Session I

14

MON

No Classes – Indigenous Peoples' Day

18

FRI

Progress Rosters Due – 12:00 Noon – Undergraduate Students
Pass/Fail Deadline – Undergraduate Students
Linked Credit Deadline – Undergraduate Students 

18-20

FRI-SUN

Family, Friends, and Alumni Weekend

29

TUES

Graduate Session I Ends

30

WED

Graduate Session II Begins

NOVEMBER

1

FRI

Add/Drop Deadline - Graduate Session II

3

SUN

Admissions Open House - Undergraduate

4

MON

Final Grades Due at 4:00 p.m. - Graduate Session I

4-8

MON-FRI

Academic Planning Week Begins

11

MON

No classes - Veterans Day

12

TUES

Winter and Spring Registration Begins Undergraduate Students

13

WED

Lasell College Founder's Day

14

THURS

Course Withdrawal Deadline - Graduate Main Session

21

THURS

Course Withdrawal Deadline - Undergraduate Students

26

TUES

Course Withdrawal Deadline – Graduate Session II
Graduation Application Deadline - May & August Completion

27

WED

Thanksgiving Recess Begins – Undergraduate Students

DECEMBER

2

MON

Classes Resume

10

TUES

Last Day of Classes – Graduate Students – Main
Fall Connected Learning Symposium Showcase

10-12

TUES-THUR

Final Exam Period – Graduate Students – Main Session

13

FRI

Last Day of Classes – Undergraduate Students

16

MON

Reading Day – Undergraduate Students

17-20

TUES-FRI

Final Exam Period – Undergraduate Students
Winter Recess Begins After Last Exams

18

WED

Graduate Session II Ends

23

MON

Final Grades Due 12:00 Noon – Graduate Main & Session II
Final Grades Due 12:00 Noon – Undergraduate Students

 

2020

JANUARY

2-17

THURS-FRI

Winter Intensive

3

FRI

Add/Drop Deadline

6

MON

Course Withdrawal Deadline

15

WED

Graduate New Students Orientation

20

MON

No classes - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

21

TUES

Enrollment Confirmation for all Undergraduate Students
Residence Halls Open to All Undergraduate Students
Winter Orientation - Undergraduate Students

22

WED

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES - Undergraduate Students
Graduate Main & Session I Begin

Final Grades Due at 4:00 p.m. - Winter Intensive

24

FRI

Add/Drop Deadline Graduate Main & Session I

29

WED

Add/Drop Deadline - Undergraduate Students

FEBRUARY

17

MON

No Classes - Presidents' Day

18

TUES

Summer I & II Registration Beings – Graduate Students

21

FRI

Course Withdrawal Deadline - Graduate Session I

27

THURS

Pass/Fail Deadline – Undergraduate Students
Linked Credit Deadline – Undergraduate Students

MARCH

6

FRI

Progress Rosters Due – 12:00 Noon – Undergraduate Students

10

TUES

Graduate Session I Ends

14

SAT

Spring Recess Begins – Undergraduate Students
Spring Recess Begins – Graduate Main Session

16

MON

Final Grades Due at 4 p.m. – Graduate Session I

23

MON

Graduate Session II Begins
Classes Resume – Undergraduate Students
Classes Resume – Graduate Main Session

25

WED

Add/Drop Deadline – Graduate Session II

26

THURS

Course Withdrawal Deadline – Undergraduate Students
Course Withdrawal Deadline – Graduate Main Session

28

SAT

Lasell Day – Undergraduate Students

30-31

MON-TUES

Academic Planning Week

APRIL

1-3

WED-FRI

Academic Planning Week

6

MON

Fall & Summer Registration Begins – Undergraduate Students
Fall Registration Beings – Graduate Students

20

MON

No Classes – Patriot's Day

24

FRI

Course Withdrawal Deadline – Graduate Session II

30

THURS

Spring Connected Learning Symposium Showcase

MAY

4

MON

Last Day of Classes – Undergraduate Students
Graduate Main Ends

Graduation Application Deadline – December & August Completion

5

TUES

Reading Day

6-7

WED-THURS

Final Exam Period – Graduate Main Session

6-11

WED-MON

Final Exam Period – Undergraduate Students

11

MON

Graduate Session II Ends

12

TUES

Final Grades Due at 12:00 Noon for Graduating Undergraduate & Gradute Students

13

WED

Final Grades Due at 4:00 p.m. - All Undergraduate Students

14

THURS

Final Grades Due at 12:00 Noon – Graduate Session II

16

SAT

Commencement

19

TUES

Summer Session Main & Session I Begin

21

THURS

Add/Drop Deadline – Summer Main & Session I

JUNE

19

FRI

Course Withdrawal Deadline – Summer Session I

JULY

7

TUES

Summer Session I Ends

8

WED

Summer Session II Begins

13

MON

Add/Drop Deadline – Summer Session II

15

WED

Final Grades Due at 4 p.m. – Summer Session I

AUGUST

6

THURS

Course Withdrawal Deadline – Summer Main

7

FRI

Course Withdrawal Deadline – Summer Session II

31

MON

Summer Session Main & Session II End

SEPTEMBER

2

WED

Final Grades Due at 12:00 Noon – Summer Main & Session II

Below is the Academic Calendar for the 2020–2021 school year.

2020–2021 Academic Calendar
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SEPTEMBER 2020
September 1 (Tues) Graduate Student Move-In Day
September 2 (Wed) Graduate New Student Orientation
September 5 (Sat) Residence Halls Open-New UG Students 11
September 5 - 7 (Sat & Mon) Lasell Laser Welcome Weekend (New Student Orientation - UG)
September 7 (Mon) Labor Day
September 7 (Mon) Residence Halls Open & Enrollment Confirmation for Returning UG Students11
September 8 (Tues) Lasell U-Belong Celebration, 2PM - 8PM
September 8 (Tues) First day of classes UG and GR Main & Session I
September 8 (Tues) Virtual Orientation - Graduate Students
September 10 (Thurs) Five Schools "Academic Expo: Meet Your Major" Meetings - New Undergraduate Students
September 10 (Thurs) Add/Drop Deadline - GR Main and Session I
September 14 (Mon) Add/Drop Deadline - UG
September 15 (Tues) Activities & Job Fair
September 17 (Thurs) Fall Study Abroad Fair
September 24 (Thurs) Spring 21 Study Abroad application deadline
OCTOBER 2020
October 5 (Mon) Winter/Spring Registration Begins - GR Students
October 9 (Fri) Course Withdrawal Deadline - GR  Session I
October 12 (Mon) No Classes - Indigenous Peoples' Day
October 16 (Fri) Progress Rosters Due 12PM/Pass-Fail Deadline and Linked Credit Deadline
October 16 - 18 (Fri-Sun) Family, Friends, and Alumni Weekend
October 25 (Sun) Admissions Open House - UG
October 27 (Tues) Last Day of Classes - GR Session I
October 28 (Wed) First Day of Classes - GR Session II
October 28 (Wed) Virtual Orientation - Graduate Students
October 30 (Fri) Add/Drop Deadline - GR  Session II
NOVEMBER 2020
November 2 (Mon) Final Grades Due at 4PM - GR Session I
November 2 - 6 (Mon-Fri) Academic Planning Week
November 11 (Wed) No Classes - Veterans Day
November 12 (Thurs) Winter, Spring & Summer Registration Begins - UG Students
November 12 (Thurs) Course Withdrawal Deadline GR Main Session
November 13 (Fri) Lasell University Founder's Day
November 19 (Thurs) Course Withdrawal Deadline - UG Students
November 24 (Tues) Course Withdrawal Deadline - GR Students
November 25 - 29  (Wed-Sun) Thanksgiving Recess  - UG Students
November 30 (Mon) Classes Resume
DECEMBER 2020
December 8 (Tues) Fall Connected Learning Symposium Showcase
December 8 (Tues) Last Day of Classes - GR Main Session
December 8 - 10 (Tues-Thurs) Final Exam Period - GR Main Session
December 11 (Fri) Last Day of Classes - UG Students
December 11  (Fri) Graduation Application Deadline for May/August Completion
December 14  (Mon) Reading Day - Undergraduate Students
December 15-18 (Tues-Fri) Final Exam Period - UG Students
December 15 - 18 (Tues-Fri) Winter Recess Begins AFTER LAST EXAM
December 16 (Wed) Last Day of Classes - GR Session II
December 19 (Sat) Residence Halls Close for All Students at 9 AM
December 21 (Mon) First day of classes - UG Winter Intensive Session
December 21 (Mon) Final Grades Due 12PM UG & GR
December 30 (Thurs) First day of classes - GR Winter Intensive Session
JANUARY 2021
January 5 (Tues) Add/Drop Deadline
January 8 (Fri) Course Withdrawal Deadline
January 12 (Tues) Graduate Student Move-In Day
January 13 (Wed) Graduate New Student Orientation
January 15 (Fri) Last day of classes - GR Winter Intensive Session
January 16 (Sat) Last day of classes - UG Winter Intensive Session
January 18 (Mon) No Classes - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 18 (Mon) Residence Halls Open for NEW UG Students
January 19 (Tues) First day of classes GR Main and Session I
January 19 (Tues) Final Grades Due at 4PM
January 19 (Tues) Residence Halls Open & Enrollment Confirmation for Returning UG Students
January 19 (Tues) Virtual Orientation - Graduate Students
January 20 (Wed) First day of classes UG
January 21 (Thurs) Add/Drop Deadline - GR Main and Session I
January 26 (Tues) Activities & Job Fair
January 27 (Wed) Add/Drop Deadline - UG
FEBRUARY 2021
February 2 (Tues) Spring Study Abroad Fair
February 15 (Mon) No Classes - Presidents' Day
February 16 (Tues) Summer I & II Registration Begins - GR Students
February 19 (Fri) Course Withdrawal Deadline GR Session I
February 25 (Thurs) Pass/Fail Deadline & Linked Credit Deadline
MARCH 2021
March  1 (Mon) Fall 21 Study Abroad Application deadline
March 5 (Fri) Progress Rosters Due 12PM
March 8 (Mon) Last Day of Classes - GR Session I
March  13 - March  21 (Sat-Sun) Spring Recess
March 15 (Mon) Final Grades Due at 4PM - GR Session I
March 22 (Mon) Classes resume
March 23 (Tues) First day of classes - GR Session II
March 23 (Tues) Virtual Orientation - Graduate Students
March 25 (Thurs) Course Withdrawal Deadline GR & UG Students
March 25 (Thurs) Add/Drop Deadline - GR Session II
March  27 (Sat) Lasell Day - UG Students
March  29 - 31 (Mon-Wed) Academic Planning Week
APRIL 2021
April 1 - 2 (Thurs-Fri) Academic Planning Week continues
April 5 (Mon) Fall Registration Begins - GR Students
April 7 (Wed) Fall Registration Begins - UG Students
April 12 (Mon) Room Draw Process for 2021-22 begins
April 19 (Mon) No Classes - Patriots Day
April 23 (Fri) Course Withdrawal Deadline - GR Session II
April 29 (Thurs) Spring Connected Learning Symposium Showcase
MAY 2021
May 4 (Tues) Last Day of Classes - GR Main Session & UG Students
May 4 (Tues) Graduation Application Deadline - Dec & Aug CompletionTorchlight Parade & Senior Soiree
May 4 (Tues) Torchlight Parade & Senior Soiree
May 5 (Wed) Reading Day
May 6 - 7 (Thurs-Fri) Final Exam Period - GR Main Session
May 6-11 (Thurs-Tues) Final Exam Period - UG Students
May 10 (Mon) Last Day of Classes - GR Session II
May 11 (Tues) Final Grades Due 12PM  for Graduating GR
May 11 (Tues) Residence Halls Closes for All Students Other Than Those Registered for Senior Week at 9 am
May 12 (Wed) Final Grades Due 12PM for Graduating UG & 4PM for all other UG Students
May 12 (Wed) Graduate New Student Orientation
May 13 (Thurs) Final Grades Due at 4PM - GR Students
May 15 (Sat) Commencement
May 15 (Sat) Residence Hall Closes for Graduating Seniors at 5PM
May 18 (Tues) First day of classes - Summer Main & Session I
May 18 (Tues) Virtual Orientation - Graduate Students
May 20 (Thurs) Add/Drop Deadline - Summer Main & Session I
JUNE 2021
June 18 (Fri) Course Withdrawal Deadline - Summer Session I
JULY 2021
July 6 (Tues) Last Day of Classes - Summer Session I
July 7 (Wed) First day of classes - Summer Session II
July 7 (Wed) Virtual Orientation - Graduate Students
July 9 (Fri) Add/Drop Deadline - Summer Session II
July 12 (Mon) Final Grades Due at 4PM - Summer Session I
AUGUST 2021
August 5 (Thurs) Course Withdrawal Deadline - Summer Main
August 6 (Fri) Course Withdrawal Deadline - Summer Session II
August 27 (Fri) Last Day of Classes - Summer Main & Sesison II
August 30 (Mon) Final Grades Due at 12PM - Summer Main & Session II