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    Bridgewater State University
   
 
  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate/Graduate Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG] See drop-down menu above to access other catalogs.

Academic Calendar


The regular academic year consists of two semesters (fall and spring) of approximately 15 weeks each. The university also holds two summer sessions of approximately five weeks each.

Fall Semester - 2015

September

  2 (Wednesday) Fall classes begin
  7 (Monday) Labor Day - no classes
  10 (Thursday) Monday class schedule (Thursday classes will not meet on 9/10)

October

  12 (Monday) Columbus Day - no classes
  20 (Tuesday) First quarter ends
  21 (Wednesday) Second quarter begins

November

  11 (Wednesday) Veterans’ Day - no classes
  25 (Wednesday) Thanksgiving recess begins at the close of day classes. Evening classes will not be held.
  30 (Monday) Classes resume

December

  8 (Tuesday) Tuesday evening class final exam
  10 (Thursday) Fall semester day classes end
  11 (Friday) Reading Day (day classes only)
  14 (Monday) Day class final exam period begins; Monday evening class final exam
  16 (Wednesday) Wednesday evening class final exam
  17 (Thursday)
Thursday evening class final exam
  18 (Friday) Day class final exam period ends
 

Spring Semester - 2016

January

  18 (Monday) Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - no classes
  20 (Wednesday) Spring classes begin

February

  15 (Monday) Presidents’ Day - no classes
  17 (Wednesday) Monday schedule of classes (Wednesday classes will not meet on 2/17)

March

  7 (Monday) Spring break begins
  11 (Friday) Spring break ends
  14 (Monday) Classes resume
  15 (Tuesday) Third quarter ends
  16 (Wednesday) Fourth quarter begins

April

  18 (Monday) Patriots’ Day - no classes
  28 (Thursday) Thursday evening class final exam

May

  2 (Monday) Spring semester day classes end
  3 (Tuesday) Reading Day (Day classes only); Tuesday evening class final exam
  4 (Wednesday) Day class final exam period begins; Wednesday evening class final exam
  9 (Monday) Monday evening class final exam
  10 (Tuesday) Day class final exam period ends
  11 (Wednesday) Spring Graduate Commencement
  14 (Saturday) Spring Undergraduate Commencement
 

Summer Sessions - 2016

May

  23 (Monday) Summer Session I classes begin
  30 (Monday) Memorial Day (observed) - no classes

June

  27 (Monday) Summer Session I classes end

July

   11 (Monday) Summer Session II classes begin

August

   12 (Friday) Summer Session II classes end