Skip to main content

Secondary navigation:

Academic Calendar

office of student services

Add the Boston College Student Services Calendar to your iCal or Google Calendar!

Download Boston College Student Services Calendar dates for iCal
google calendar logo

Please note: Some of these files are Adobe Acrobat® (PDF) formatted files. To view them, you will need to download the free Adobe Acrobat file reader.

Spring Semester 2016

January 18 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 19 Tuesday Classes begin
January 27 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online
January 27 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to add a course or drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail online
January 27 Wednesday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in May 2016 to verify their diploma names online
February 15 Monday Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Deans’ office
March 7
to
March 11
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
March 17
Thursday Undergraduate Academic Advising period begins for fall registration
March 24
to
March 28
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later.
April 1 Friday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2016 graduation
April 13 Wednesday Graduate/CASU registers
April 14 Thursday Undergraduate registration period for fall 2016 begins
April 18 Monday Patriot’s Day—No classes
April 19 Tuesday Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university
May 2 Monday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in August 2016 to verify their diploma names online
May 6
to
May 9
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 10
to
May 17
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 23 Monday Commencement

Back to the top

Fall Semester 2016

August 29 Monday Classes begin
September 5 Monday Labor Day—No classes
September 7 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online
September 7 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to add a course or drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail online

September 7

Wednesday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in December 2016 to verify their diploma names online
September 8 Thursday Mass of the Holy Spirit at noon; classes canceled from noon to 1:15 p.m.
September 30
to
October 2
Friday
to
Sunday
Parents' Weekend
October 3 Monday Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course in their Associate Deans' offices
October 7 Friday Friday Evening football: Classes, labs, and discussion sections that would ordinarily start at 4:00 p.m. or earlier and extend past 5:00 p.m. may be held at the instructor’s discretion.
October 10 Monday Columbus Day—No classes
October 17 Monday Last date for undergraduates only to declare a course pass/fail in their Associate Deans' offices
October 20 Thursday Undergraduate Academic Advising period begins for spring registration
November 11 Friday Undergraduate registration period for spring 2017 begins
November 23
to
November 25
Wednesday
to
Friday
Thanksgiving Holidays
November 28 Monday Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university.

December 1

Thursday Last date for master's and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for December 2016 graduation.
December 12
to
December 13
Monday
to
Tuesday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
December 14
to
December 21
Wednesday
to
Wednesday
Term examinations

top

Spring Semester 2017

January 16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 17 Tuesday Classes begin
January 25 Wednesday Last date for graduate students to add a course or drop a course online
January 25 Wednesday Last date for undergraduate students to add a course or drop a course to declare a course pass/fail online
January 25 Wednesday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in May 2017 to verify their diplomas online
February 15 Wednesday Last date for undergraduates only to drop a course in their Associate Deans' offices.
March 1 Wednesday Last date for undergraduates only to declare a course pass/fail in their Associate Deans offices
March 6
to
March 10
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
March 16 Thursday Undergraduate Academic Advising period begins for fall registration
April 3 Monday Last date for master’s and doctoral candidates to submit signed and approved copies of theses and dissertations for May 2017 graduation
April 4 Tuesday Undergraduate registration period for fall 2017 begins
April 13
to
April 17
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday, Good Friday, or Easter Monday
No classes on Patriot's Day (Monday)
April 20 Thursday Last date for official withdrawal from a course or from the university
May 1 Monday Last date for all students who plan to graduate in August 2017 to verify their diploma names online
May 5
to
May 8
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 9
to
May 16
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 22
Monday
Commencement

Back to the top

Fall Semester 2017

August 28 Monday Classes begin
September 4 Monday Labor Day—No classes
September 7 Thursday Mass of the Holy Spirit at noon; classes canceled from noon to 1:15 p.m.
October 9 Monday Columbus Day—No classes

November 22
to
November 24

Wednesday
to
Friday
Thanksgiving Holidays
December 11
to
December 12
Monday
to
Tuesday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
December 13
to
December 20
Wednesday
to
Wednesday
Term examinations

Back to the top

Spring Semester 2018

January 15 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 16 Tuesday Classes begin
March 5
to
March 9
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
March 29
to
April 2
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later.
April 16 Monday Patriot’s Day—No classes
May 4
to
May 7
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 8
to
May 15
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 21 Monday Commencement

Back to the top

Fall Semester 2018

August 27 Monday Classes begin
September 3 Monday Labor Day—No classes
September 6 Thursday Mass of the Holy Spirit at noon; classes canceled from noon to 1:15 p.m.
October 8
to
October 9
Monday
to
Tuesday
Fall Break—No classes
November 21
to
November 23
Wednesday
to
Friday
Thanksgiving Holidays
December 11
to
December 12
Tuesday
to
Wednesday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
December 13
to
December 20
Thursday
to
Thursday
Term examinations

Back to the top

Spring Semester 2019

January 14 Monday Classes begin
January 21 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 23 Wednesday Monday Substitution
March 4
to
March 8
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
April 15 Monday Patriot's Day—No classes
April 18
to
April 22
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later.
May 3
to
May 6
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 7
to
May 14
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 20 Monday Commencement

Back to the top

Fall Semester 2019

August 26 Monday Classes begin
September 2 Monday Labor Day—No classes
September 5 Thursday Mass of the Holy Spirit at noon; classes canceled from noon to 1:15 p.m.
October 14
to
October 15
Monday
to
Tuesday
Fall Break—No classes
November 27
to
November 29
Wednesday
to
Friday
Thanksgiving Holidays
December 10
to
December 11
Tuesday
to
Wednesday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
December 12
to
December 19
Thursday
to
Thursday
Term examinations

Back to the top

Spring Semester 2020

January 13 Monday Classes begin
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—No classes
January 22 Wednesday Monday Substitution
March 2
to
March 6
Monday
to
Friday
Spring Vacation
April 9
to
April 13
Thursday
to
Monday
Easter Weekend—No classes on Holy Thursday and Good Friday. No classes on Easter Monday except for those beginning at 4:00 p.m. and later.
April 20 Monday Patriot's Day—No classes
May 1
to
May 4
Friday
to
Monday
Study days—No classes for undergraduate day students only
May 5
to
May 12
Tuesday
to
Tuesday
Term examinations
May 18 Monday Commencement

Back to the top