The academic year consists of three trimesters that begin in August (fall trimester) January (spring trimester) and April (summer trimester). Each trimester is 14 weeks in length.

Fall 2019

Fall 2019
August 12 – September 5 Late confirmation period
August 21 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
August 25 University closed
August 31-September 2 Labor Day Holiday Observed; University Closed
September 1 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
September 5 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
September 15 Graduation and Diploma application deadline for Fall 2019
October 1 2020-2021 FAFSA Available
November 4 Registration Opens for Spring 2020 term
November 28 – 30, December 1 Thanksgiving Holiday Observed; University Closed
December 13 Last Day of Trimester
December 14-15 Designated Make-up Days
December 16 Final grades due for courses ending December 13
December 17 Fall 2019 Graduate Conferral Date
December 16-20 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
December 25 – January 1, 2020 Winter Break Observed, University Closed

Spring 2020

Spring 2020
December 16 – January 9 Late confirmation period
January 1 New Year’s Holiday Observed; University Closed
January 2 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
January 5 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
January 9 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
January 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observed; University Closed
February 14 Deadline Spring 2020 Graduation and Commencement Application
March 1 Deadline for Maryland Residents to complete FAFSA 2020-2021 for Senatorial or Delegate Scholarships
March 2 Registration opens for Summer 2020 term
April 12 University closed
April 13 Last Day of Trimester
April 14-15 Designated Make-up Days
April 16 Final grades due for courses ending April 13
April 16-21 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
April 17 Spring 2020 Graduate Conferral Date
April 20 University restorative day; University Closed

Summer 2020

Summer 2020
April 6 – April 30 Late confirmation period
April 22 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
April 26 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins

Commencement Participation Deadline

April 30 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
May 1 Summer 2020 Graduation Application Opens
May 17 Commencement Ceremony
May 23-25 Memorial Day Holiday Observed; University Closed
June 1 First Day to Apply for Graduate Plus loan for Fall 2020 trimester
June 15 Deadline Summer 2020 Graduation Application
July 3-4 Independence Day Observed; University Closed
July 6 Registration Opens for Fall 2020 term
August 1 Fall 2020 Graduation Application Opens
August 3 Last Day of Trimester
August 4-5 Designated Make-up Days
August 6 Final grades due for courses ending August 3
August 6-12 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
August 7 Summer 2020 Graduate Conferral Date
August 10 University restorative day; University closed
August 19 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal

Fall 2020

Fall 2020
August 10 – September 3 Late confirmation period
August 30 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
September 3 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
September 5-7 Labor Day Holiday Observed; University Closed
September 15 Deadline Fall 2020 Graduation Application
October 1 2021-2022 FAFSA Available
November 2 Registration Opens for Spring 2021 term
November 26-29 Thanksgiving Holiday Observed; University Closed
December 11 Last Day of Trimester
December 12-13 Designated Make-up Days
December 14 Final grades due for courses ending December 11
December 15-18 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
December 25-January 3, 2021 Winter Break Observed; University Closed

Spring 2021

Spring 2021
December 21 – January 14 Late confirmation period
January 1 New Year’s Holiday Observed; University Closed
January 4 Spring 2021 Graduation and Commencement Application Opens
January 6 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
January 10 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
January 14 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observed; University Closed
February 14 Deadline Spring 2021 Graduation and Commencement Application
March 1 Registration Opens for next term
March 1 Deadline for Maryland Residents to complete FAFSA 2021-2022 for Senatorial or Delegate Scholarships
April 4 University closed
April 19 Last Day of Trimester
April 20-21 Designated Make-up Days
April 22 Final grades due for courses ending April 19
April 22-27 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
April 23 Spring 2021 Graduate Conferral Date
April 26 University restorative day; University Closed

Summer 2021

Summer 2021
April 12 – May 6 Late confirmation period
April 28 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
May 1 Summer 2021 Graduation Application Opens
May 2 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
May 6 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
May TBA Commencement Ceremony
May 29-31 Memorial Day Holiday Observed; University Closed
June 1 First Day to Apply for Graduate Plus loan for Fall 2021 trimester
June 15 Deadline Summer 2021 Graduation Application
July 1 Registration Opens for the Fall 2021 term
July 4-5 Independence Day Holiday Observed; University Closed
August 1 Fall 2021 Graduation Application Opens
August 10 Last Day of Trimester
August 11-12 Designated Make-up Days
August 13 Final grades due for courses ending August 10
August 15 Summer 2021 Graduate Conferral Date
August 16-20 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
August 23 University restorative day; University Closed

Fall 2021

Fall 2021
August 16 – September 9 Late confirmation period
September 1 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
September 5 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
September 4-6 Labor Day Holiday Observed; University Closed
September 9 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
Spetember 15 Deadline Fall 2021 Graduation Application
October 1 2022-2023 FAFSA Available
November 1 Registration Opens for Spring 2022 term
November 25-28 Thanksgiving Holiday Observed; University Closed
December 17 Last Day of Trimester
December 18-19 Designated Make-up Days
December 20 Final grades due for courses ending December 17
December 21-24 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
December 22 Fall 2021 Graduate Conferral Date
December 25-January 1, 2022 Winter Break Observed; University Closed

Spring 2022

Spring 2022
December 20 – January 13 Late confirmation period
January 5 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal
January 9 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
January 13 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observed; University Closed
March 1 Deadline for Maryland Residents to complete FAFSA 2022-2023 for Senatorial or Delegate Scholarships
March 2 Registration Opens for Summer 2022 term
April 17 University closed
April 18 Last Day of Trimester
April 19-20 Designated Make-up Days
April 21 Final grades due for courses ending April 18
April 21-27 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
April 22 Spring 2022 Graduate Conferral Date
April 25 University restorative day; University closed
April 27 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal

Summer 2022

Summer 2022
April 11 – May 5 Late confirmation period
May 1 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
May 5 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
May TBA Commencement
May 28-30 Memorial Day Holiday observed; University Closed
June 1 First Day to Apply for Graduate Plus loan for Fall 2022 trimester
July 4 Independence Day
July 5 Registration Opens for Fall 2022 term
August 8 Last Day of Trimester
August 9-10 Designated Make-up Days
August 11 Final Grades Due for courses ending August 8
August 11-17 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
August 12 Summer 2022 Graduate Conferral Date
August 15 University restorative day; University Closed
August 17 Last Day to Submit Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal