Important dates

Spring Semester – January 2020

Application and Supporting Documents Deadline

The last day to submit an application and all required documents needed for admission review.

November 22, 2019 (Graduate GSSP and Direct Entry)
December 6, 2019 (Undergraduate GSSP and Direct Entry)

Deposit and Financial Documents Deadline

The last day for an accepted student to return a signed offer letter, submit a deposit and any outstanding financial documents needed for I-20 processing.

December 2, 2019 (Graduate GSSP and Graduate Direct Entry)
December 13, 2019 (Undergraduate GSSP and Undergraduate Direct Entry)

Arrival Day

January 16, 2020

Mandatory GSSP orientation & enrollment

January 17-18, 2020

UMass Dartmouth Navitas GSSP

Classes begin

January 21, 2020

Classes end (including exams)

May 7, 2020


More orientation info

*All students are required to arrive in time for the mandatory orientation program before the semester begins. Students who are unable to arrive by the scheduled orientation date should contact the Navitas at UMass Dartmouth staff for further information. Students who are unable to arrive by the first day of classes may be required to defer to the next semester.

Summer Semester - May 2020

Admission deadline

April 2020 (Graduate GSSP)
April 2020 (Undergraduate GSSP)

Mandatory GSSP orientation & enrollment

May 19-22, 2020

Classes begin

May 26, 2020

Classes end (including exams)

July 31, 2020

Fall Semester – September 2020

Admission deadline

July 2020 (Graduate GSSP)
July 2020 (Undergraduate GSSP)

Mandatory GSSP orientation & enrollment

August 25-28, 2020

Classes begin

August 31, 2020

Classes end (including exams)

December 21, 2020

Note: Semester dates are subject to change without notice.