Check out the important dates and deadlines on the Tufts academic calendar for Fall and Spring semesters 2022-2023. This also includes Tufts holiday calendar, add/drop period, exams, etc.
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Full-time status at Tufts is defined as attempting a minimum of 12 Semester-hour units (SHUs) in a semester. After completing Tufts’ residency requirement of eight semesters of full-time study, you may choose to graduate or enrol part-time in either your final or penultimate semester.
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Tufts Academic Calendar Fall 2022
Check out the important dates and deadlines on the Tufts academic calendar for Fall semester of 2022.
- Incoming First-Year students and new transfer students will begin arriving on campus for optional Pre-Orientation programs as early as August 25, 2022 to August 27, 2022, depending on the program.
- New Student Orientation/Matriculation begins on August 31, 2022.
- All remaining First Year students not participating in a Pre-Orientation program move-in day is on Wednesday, August 31, 2022.
- Labor Day Holiday is September 5, 2022.
- Tufts Fall Classes begin September 6 2022.
- Registration reopens for all students on September 6, 2022 at 12 a.m.
- September 20, 2022 at 11:59 p.m., is the last day for AS&E students to ADD classes in Tufts SIS.
- Indigenous Peoples’ Day Holiday is October 10, 2022.
- October 11 2022 at 11:59 p.m., is the last day for AS&E students (except first‐year undergraduates) to DROP courses without a record of enrollment.
- October 18, 2022 is the last day for AS&E students to make up incomplete grades from Spring 2022.
- Veterans’ Day Holiday is November 11 2022.
- November 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. is the last day for Undergraduate AS&E students to WITHDRAW from Courses. Through this date, Undergraduate First-Year Students may DROP Courses without Record of Enrollment; all others receive a Grade of W upon withdrawing after the 5-week drop deadline.
- November 15, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. is the last day for Undergraduates to Select PASS/FAIL Option.
- Thanksgiving break is from November 23, 2022 to November 25, 2022.
- Classes end on December 12, 2022.
- December 12, 2022 is the last day for Graduate AS&E Students to WITHDRAW from Courses and Receive a Grade of W.
- Reading Period is from December 13, 2022 to December 14, 2022.
- Final Examinations begin on December 15, 2022 to December 22, 2022.
- Fall Term Grades are Due Online on January 4, 2023 by 9 a.m.
- March 1, 2023 is the last day for AS&E students to make up incomplete grades from Fall 2022.
Tufts academic calendar spring 2023
Check out the important dates and deadlines on the Tufts academic calendar for Spring semester 2023.
- Martin Luther King Day Holiday January 16, 2023.
- Tufts Spring Classes begin on January 18, 2023.
- February 1, 2023 is the last day for AS&E students to ADD classes. Check out Tufts Canvas Guide.
- Presidents’ Day Holiday is February 20, 2023.
- February 22, 2023 is the last day for AS&E students to DROP courses without record of enrollment.
- Tufts Spring break 2023 begins on March 18, 2023 to March 26, 2023.
- Classes Resume after Spring break on March 27, 2023.
- April 5, 2023 is the last day for Undergraduate AS&E Students to WITHDRAW from Courses and Receive a Grade of W.
- April 5, 2023 is the last day for Undergraduates to Select PASS/FAIL Option
- Make-up Day is April 5, 2023. No classes on this day according to the Tufts academic calendar.
- Patriots’ Day observed Holiday is April 17 2023.
- Classes end on May 1 2023
- May 1 2023 is the last day for Graduate AS&E Students to WITHDRAW from Courses and Receive a Grade of W.
- Reading Period is May 2 2023 to May 4 2023.
- Review Boards begin on May 4 2023 to May 12 2023.
- Final Examinations begin on May 5 2023 to May 12 2023.
- Spring Term Grades are due online on May 15 2023 by 9 a.m. (48 hours after final) for Degree Candidates.
- Senior Week begins on May 15 2023 to May 19 2023 on Tufts academic calendar.
- The remaining grades are due online on May 19 2023 by 9 a.m.
- Commencement is on May 21 2023.
- Memorial Day Holiday is May 29 2023.
Tufts holiday calendar 2022
Find Tufts University Holidays, Bonus, Spring break and Winter Break Days for 2022-2023 on the Tufts Academic Calendar.
|University Holiday||Observed Date|
|Independence Day||Monday, July 4, 2022|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 5, 2022|
|Indigenous Peoples’ Day||Monday, October 10, 2022|
|Veterans’ Day||Friday, November 11, 2022|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 24, 2022|
|Day after Thanksgiving||Friday, November 25, 2022|
|Christmas Eve||Friday, December 23, 2022|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 26, 2022|
|Winter Break Day||Tuesday, December 27, 2022|
|Winter Break Day||Wednesday, December 28, 2022|
|President’s Bonus Day||Thursday, December 29, 2022|
|President’s Bonus Day||Friday, December 30, 2022|
When some days fall on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday; when they fall on a Saturday, the holiday will be observed on the previous Friday.
For more on Tufts academic calendar, holidays, and important dates for School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, Fletcher School Students, Medical School Students, Graduate Biomedical Sciences Students, Dental School Students, Friedman School Students, and Cummings School Students, visit Tufts University’s Registrar website.