2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Dec 01, 2020  
2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalogue

Academic Calendar



Summer Sessions 2020

April 2020

3 Web and Mail-In Registration begin for Summer Sessions

May 2020

20 Mail-In Registration ends for first Summer Session
21 Web Registration ends for first Summer Session
22-25 Memorial Day Observed (University Closed)
28 First Summer Session begins
28 Applications due for September 2020 Graduation
28, 29, 6/1 Late Registration for first Summer Session

June 2020

2 Course Withdrawal Period begins for first Summer Session
17 Course Withdrawal Period ends for first Summer Session; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W

July 2020

2-3 Independence Day Observed (University Closed)
6 Web and Mail-In Registration ends for second Summer Session
9 First Summer Session ends
13 Second Summer Session begins
13 Web and Mail-In Registration begin for Fall 2020 Semester
13-14 Late Registration for second Summer Session
15 Course Withdrawal Period begins for second Summer Session
30 Course Withdrawal Period ends for second Summer Session; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W

August 2020

20 Second Summer Session ends

Fall Semester 2020

August 2020

24 Mail-In Registration ends for the Fall Semester, including the Fall Eight-Week Sessions
28 Web Registration ends for the Fall Semester; including Fall Eight-Week Sessions
31 Fall Semester Begins, including Fall Eight-Week Sessions
31 Applications due for January 2021 Graduation
31-9/3 Late Registration for Fall Semester, including Fall Eight-Week Sessions

September 2020

4 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Fall Semester
7 Labor Day (No Classes)

October 2020

2 Last day to withdraw from first Eight-Week Session with a grade of W
23 First Eight-Week Session ends
26 Second Eight-Week Session begins

November 2020

13 Web and Mail-In Registration begin for Spring 2021 Semester
24 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class
25-29 Thanksgiving Break (No Classes)
26-29 Thanksgiving Break (University Closed)
30 Classes Resume
30 Last day to withdraw from Second Eight-Week Session with a grade of W
30 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Fall Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W

December 2020

8, 14, 16, 17 Exams and close of Fall Semester
17 Second Eight-Week Session ends
23-1/3 Christmas Break (University Closed)

Spring Semester 2021

January 2021

4 University Opens
11 Mail-In Registration ends for Spring Semester (including Eight-Week Sessions)
15 Web Registration ends for Spring Semester (including Eight-Week Sessions)
18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed)
18 First Eight-Week Session begins
18-22 Late Registration for Eight-Week Sessions
19 Spring Semester begins
19 Applications due for May 2021 Graduation
19-25 Late Registration for Spring Semester
26 Course Withdrawal Period begins for Spring Semester
TBA Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology Comprehensive Exams

February 2021

17 Ash Wednesday
19 Last day to withdraw from First Eight-Week Session with a grade of W

March 2021

12 First Eight-Week Session ends
15 Second Eight-Week Session begins
19 Maryland Day Celebration
29-4/4 Extended Easter Break (No Classes)

April 2021

2-5 Easter Break (Offices Closed)
5 Classes Resume
8 Web and Mail-In Registration begin for Summer 2021 Sessions
23 Last day to withdraw from second Eight-Week Session with a grade of W
27 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Spring Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W

May 2021

4, 5, 6, 10  Exams and close of Spring Semester 
13 Second Education Eight-Week Session ends
21 Baccalaureate Mass: Reitz Arena, 1:30 p.m.
22 Commencement: Royal Farms Arena, 11 a.m.

Note: All dates are subject to change. Education students are encouraged to contact their academic advisors with questions about course selection.