UPDATE: On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, Becker College will delay opening to 10:00 a.m. All classes and events prior to that time are cancelled. Offices will open at 10:00 a.m. Classes that start after 10:00 a.m. will meet as scheduled. The first shuttle from Worcester to Leicester will be at 9:20 a.m. The first shuttle from Leicester to Worcester will be at 8:30 a.m. The first shuttle from Bancroft to Worcester will be at 9:00 a.m.

Academic Calendar

2016

Spring Semester-2016

  • Faculty Workshop: Thursday & Friday, January 14 & 15
  • Adjunct Faculty Workshop: Friday, January 15
  • Residents Arrive: Monday, January 18
  • Orientation for January Entrants: Monday, January 18
  • Martin Luther King Day – No Classes: Monday, January 18
  • Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 19
  • Last Day to Add/Drop a Class: Tuesday, January 26
  • President's Day – No Classes: Monday, February 15
  • Spring Open House: Saturday, March 5
  • Mid-Term Grades Due: Tuesday, March 8
  • Spring Break – No Classes: Monday, March 14-Sunday, March 20
  • Good Friday – No Classes: Friday, March 25
  • Pre-Enrollment for Fall 2016 Begins: Monday, April 4
  • Accepted Students Day: Friday, April 22
  • Classes End: Wednesday, May 4
  • Reading Day: Thursday, May 5
  • Final Examinations: Friday-Thursday, May 6-12
  • Honors Convocation: Friday, May 13
  • Commencement – 11:00 a.m.: Saturday, May 14
  • Final Grades Due: Tuesday, May 17
  • Faculty Workshop: Wednesday & Thursday, May 18 & 19

Summer Semester-2016

  • 12 Week Summer Sessions Begin: Monday, May 23
  • 12 Week Summer Sessions – Last Day to Add/Drop a Class: Friday, May 27
  • Memorial Day – No Classes: Monday, May 30
  • Independence Day – No Classes: Monday, July 4
  • 12 Week summer Sessions End: Friday, August 12

Fall Semester-2016

  • Summer Bridge Program – Student Move-In: Sunday August 14
  • Faculty Workshop: Thursday, August 25
  • Adjunct Faculty Workshop: Friday, August 26
  • Resident Freshmen Arrive: Friday, August 26
  • Freshmen Orientation: Friday, August 26 – Sunday, August 28
  • Resident Upper Classmen Arrive: Sunday, August 28
  • Fall Convocation: Sunday, August 28
  • Classes Begin: Monday August 29
  • Last Day to Add/Drop a Class: Friday, September 2
  • Labor Day – No Classes: Monday, September 5
  • Columbus Day – No Classes: Monday, October 10
  • Fall Open House: Saturday, October 15
  • Mid-Term Grades Due: Wednesday, October 19
  • Pre-Enrollment for Spring 2017 Begins: Monday, November 7
  • Veterans Day – No Classes: Friday, November 11
  • Thanksgiving Break – No Classes: Wednesday, November 23 – Sunday, November 27
  • Classes End: Friday, December 9
  • Final Examinations: Saturday – Friday, December 10 – 16
  • Final Grades Due: Monday, December 19

Intersession 2016-2017

  • Intersession – Last Day to Register: Monday, December 12
  • Intersession – Courses Begin: Thursday, December 15
  • Intersession – Last Day to Drop a Class for Full Refund: Tuesday, December 20
  • Intersession – No Refund for Courses Dropped On or After December 21: Wednesday, December 21
  • Intersession – Last Day to Withdraw from Course Without a Grade: Friday, December 23
  • Intersession – Courses End: Friday, January 6
2017

Spring Semester-2017

  • Faculty Workshop: Thursday & Friday, January 12 & 13
  • Adjunct Faculty Workshop: Friday, January 13
  • Resident's Arrive: Monday, January 16
  • Orientation and Assessment for January Entrants: Monday, January 16
  • Martin Luther King Day – No Classes: Monday, January 16
  • Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 17
  • Last Day to Add/Drop a Class: Tuesday, January 24
  • President's Day – No Classes: Monday, February 20
  • Spring Open House: Saturday, March 4
  • Mid-Term Grades Due: Tuesday, March 7
  • Spring Break – No Classes: Monday, March 13 – Sunday, March 19
  • Pre-Enrollment for Fall 2017 Begins: Monday, April 3
  • Good Friday – No Classes: Friday, April 14
  • Accepted Students Day: Friday, April 28
  • Classes End: Wednesday, May 3
  • Reading Day: Thursday, May 4
  • Final Examinations: Friday – Thursday, May 5 – 11
  • Honors Convocation: Friday, May 12
  • Commencement: Saturday, May 13
  • Final Grades Due: Tuesday, May 16
  • Faculty Workshop: Wednesday & Thursday, May 17 & 18

Summer Semester-2017

  • 12 Week Summer Sessions Begin: Monday, May 22
  • 12 Week Summer Sessions – Last Day to Add/Drop: Friday, May 26
  • Memorial Day – No Classes: Monday, May 29
  • Independence Day – No Classes: Tuesday, July 4
  • 12 Week Summer Sessions – End: Friday, August 11
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