Graduate Academic Calendar
and Start Dates

UMUC offers a variety of start dates every semester, so you can learn at your own pace, on your own schedule.

Graduate Online Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate Online Session 1

February 1–April 24

January 29

Graduate Online Session 2

February 15–May 8

February 10

Graduate On-Site Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate On-Site Session 1

February 1–April 24

January 31

Doctoral Program Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Doctoral Program

January 11–April 11

January 6

MBA Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

MBA Online (Winter)

January 6–March 15

January 4

MBA Online (Spring)

April 6–June 14

April 1

MBA On-Site (Winter)

January 6–March 15

January 5

MBA On-Site (Spring)

April 6–June 14

April 5

Dual MBA

February 1–April 24

January 29

Special Course Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

COMM 600

February 1–April 10

January 31

COMM 600

February 15–April 24

February 10

COMM 600 (MBA only)

April 6–June 14

April 1

DMGT 600

January 11–March 20

January 6

EDTP 650

January 4–May 1

January 12

UCSP 615: GU1

January 19–February 21

January 14

UCSP 615: GU2

February 1–March 6

January 29

UCSP 615: GU3

February 15–March 20

February 10

UCSP 615: GU4

March 21–March 24

March 16

UCSP 620, 621, 630

February 1–March 27

January 29

UCSP 815

January 11–February 14

January 6

Drop/Withdrawal Dates

 

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Graduate Online Session 1

February 7

March 25

Graduate Online Session 2

February 21

April 8

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

February 7

March 25

Doctoral Program

January 18

March 10

MBA Online (Winter)

January 11

February 19

MBA On-Site (Winter)

January 11

February 19

MBA Online (Spring)

April 11

May 20

MBA On-Site (Spring)

April 11

May 20

UCSP 615: GU1

January 21

February 10

UCSP 615: GU2

February 3

February 23

UCSP 615: GU3

February 17

March 8

UCSP 615: GU4

March 23

April 12

COMM 600

February 6

March 16

COMM 600

February 20

March 30

COMM 600 (MBA only)

April 10

May 11

UCSP 620, 621, 630

February 5

March 7

UCSP 815

January 19

March 27

EDTP 650

January 12

March 20

DMGT 600

January 19

February 24

Golden ID Registration

 

Golden ID Registration Begins

Graduate Online Session 1

January 18, 2016

Graduate Online Session 2

February 1, 2016

Graduate On-Site Session

January 18, 2016

Note: Golden ID benefits do not apply to specialty graduate programs.

Other Deadlines

Type of Application

Deadline

Financial Aid

November 1, 2015

Diploma or Certificate

February 15, 2016

Change in Residency Classification

March 13, 2016

Tuition Refund (schedule adjustment)

See refund policy.

Exemption to the Non-Resident Tuition Fee

March 13, 2016

See Residency Determination for Tuition Purposes for more information.

Change to Grading Option (from regular grade to pass/fail, from pass/fail to regular grade, from credit to audit, or from audit to either regular grade or pass/fail):

One week from the first day of class for eight-week classes and two weeks from the first day of class for classes that are longer than eight weeks.

Graduate Online Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate Online Session

May 16–August 7

May 11

Graduate On-Site Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

May 16–August 7

May 15

Doctoral Program Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Doctoral Program

May 9–August 8

May 4

MBA Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

MBA

July 6–September 13

June 29

Dual MBA

May 16–August 7

May 11

Special Course Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

COMM 600

July 6–September 13

June 26

DMGT 600

May 9–August 8

May 4

UCSP 615: GU1

May 16–June 19

May 11

UCSP 615: GU2

May 30–July 3

May 25

UCSP 615: GU3

July 11–August 14

July 6

UCSP 620, 621, 630

May 16–July 10

May 11

UCSP 815

May 9–August 8

May 4

Drop/Withdrawal Dates

 

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Graduate Online Session

May 30

July 9

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

May 30

July 9

Doctoral Program

May 13

July 7

MBA

July 11

August 19

Dual MBA

May 21

July 9

COMM 600

July 11

August 19

DMGT 600

May 14

June 22

UCSP 615: GU1

May 23

June 7

UCSP 615: GU2

June 6

June 21

UCSP 615: GU3

July 18

August 2

UCSP 620, 621, 630

May 20

June 20

UCSP 815

May 13

July 7

Golden ID Registration

 

Golden ID Registration Begins

Graduate Online Session

May 2, 2016

Graduate On-Site Session

May 2, 2016

Note: Golden ID benefits do not apply to specialty graduate programs.

Other Deadlines

Type of Application

Deadline

Financial Aid

April 1, 2016

Diploma or Certificate

Undergraduate & Graduate: June 15, 2016

MBA: July 15, 2016

Change in Residency Classification

June 1, 2016

Tuition Refund (schedule adjustment)

See refund policy.

Exemption to the Non-Resident Tuition Fee

March 13, 2016

See Residency Determination for Tuition Purposes for more information.

Change to Grading Option (from regular grade to pass/fail, from pass/fail to regular grade, from credit to audit, or from audit to either regular grade or pass/fail):

One week from the first day of class for eight-week classes and two weeks from the first day of class for classes that are longer than eight weeks.

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