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 2021

Fall 2021
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
September 27 Registration Opens for Spring 2022 term
September 15 Deadline Fall 2021 Graduation Application
October 1 2022-2023 FAFSA Available
October 24 Commencement Ceremony
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
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
January 31 Registration Opens for Summer 2022 term
March 1 Deadline for Maryland Residents to complete FAFSA 2022-2023 for Senatorial or Delegate Scholarships
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
May 1 Classes Begin; schedule adjustment period begins
May 5 Schedule adjustment period ends; registration closed
May 15 Commencement
May 23 Registration Opens for Fall 2022 term
May 28-30 Memorial Day Holiday observed; University Closed
June 1 First Day to Apply for Graduate Plus loan for Fall 2022 trimester
June 20 June 19 Juneteenth Holiday Observed; University Closed
July 4 Independence Day
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

Fall 2022

 

Fall 2022
August 17 Last day to submit satisfactory academic progress appeal
September 2 New student last day to confirm acceptance
September 4 Classes Begin; Schedule adjustment period begins
September 5 Labor Day Holiday; No classes, University Closed
September 8 Schedule adjustment periods ends; Registration Closed
September 26 Registration Opens for Spring 2023
October 1 2023-2024 FAFSA Available
November 24-27 Thanksgiving Holiday Observed; University Closed
December 10 Last Day of Trimester
December 11-12 Designated Make-up Days
December 13 Final Grades Due
December 14-23 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Review
December 15 Degree Conferral Date
December 24-January 2 Winter Break Observed; University Closed