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.


Summer 2015 | Fall 2015

Summer 2015

Online and walk-in registration open February 9, 2015.

Session

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Online Session 1

May 18–August 9

May 13

On-Site Standard Session

May 18–August 9

May 17

Doctoral Program

May 11–August 10

May 6

MBA Sessions

Session

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

MBA Online

July 8–September 15

July 3

MBA On Site

July 8–September 15

July 7

One-Year MBA Session 1

May 25–June 28

May 20

One-Year MBA Session 2

July 6–August 9

July 1

One-Year MBA Practicum

May 25–August 9

May 20

Dual MBA

May 18–August 9

May 13

Special Course Sessions

Course

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

GU1

May 18–June 21

May 13

GU2

June 1–July 5

May 27

GU3

July 13–August 16

July 8

UCSP 620, 621, 630

May 18–July 12

May 13

UCSP 815

May 11–June 14

May 6

COMM 600

May 18–July 26

May 13

COMM 600 (MBA only)

July 8–September 15

July 3

DMGT 600

May 11–July 19

May 6

Golden ID Registration

Registration for Golden ID students is open on the following dates:

  • Online Session: May 4, 2015
  • On-Site Standard Session: May 4, 2015

Golden ID benefits do not apply to specialty graduate programs.

Fall 2015

Online and walk-in registration open May 1, 2015.

Session

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Online Session 1

September 7–November 29

September 2

Online Session 2

September 21–December 13

September 16

On-Site Standard Session

September 7–November 29

September 6

Doctoral Program

September 7–December 7

September 2

MBA Sessions

Session

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

MBA Online

October 7–December 15

October 2

MBA On-Site

October 7–December 15

October 6

Dual MBA

September 7–November 29

September 2

Special Course Sessions

Course

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

COMM 600

September 7–November 15

September 2

COMM 600

September 21–November 29

September 16

COMM 600
(MBA only)

October 7–December 15

October 2

DMGT 600

September 7–November 15

September 2

GU1

August 24–September 20

August 19

GU2

September 7–October 4

September 2

GU3

September 21–October 18

September 16

GU4

November 2–November 29

October 28

UCSP 620, 621, 630

August 17–December 13

August 12

UCSP 815

September 7–December 11

September 2

Golden ID Registration

Registration for Golden ID students is open on the following dates:

  • Online Session 1: August 24, 2015
  • Online Session 2: September 7, 2015
  • On-Site Standard Session: August 24, 2015

Golden ID benefits do not apply to specialty graduate programs.


Spring 2015 | Summer 2015 | Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Online Session 1

January 26

March 13

Online Session 2

February 8

March 27

On-Site Standard Session

February 8

March 27

Online Session 3

February 22

April 10

Doctoral Program

January 19

March 12

MBA Sessions

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

MBA Online (Winter)

January 12

February 20

MBA Hybrid (Winter)

January 12

February 20

MBA Online (Spring)

April 13

May 22

MBA Hybrid (Spring)

April 13

May 22

One-Year MBA Session 1

January 14

February 3

One-Year MBA Session 2

February 25

March 17

One-Year MBA Practicum

February 28

April 13

One-Year MBA Session 3

April 8

April 28

Dual MBA

February 8

March 27

Special Course Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

GU1

January 22

February 10

GU2

February 4

February 23

GU3

February 18

March 9

GU4

March 25

April 13

UCSP 620, 621, 630

February 6

March 9

UCSP 815

January 14

February 3

DMGT 600

January 17

February 25

COMM 600

February 7

March 18

COMM 600

January 25

March 5

COMM 600 (MBA Only–Winter)

January 12

February 20

COMM 600 (MBA Only–Spring)

April 13

May 22

EDTP 650

January 20

March 30

Summer 2015

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Online Session 1

May 24

July 10

On-Site Standard Session

May 24

July 10

Doctoral Program

May 18

July 13

MBA Sessions

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

MBA Online

July 13

August 21

MBA Hybrid

July 13

August 21

One-Year MBA Session 1

May 27

June 16

One-Year MBA Session 2

July 8

July 28

One-Year MBA Practicum

May 30

July 13

Special Course Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

GU1

May 20

June 9

GU2

June 3

June 23

GU3

July 15

August 4

UCSP 620, 621, 630

May 22

June 22

UCSP 815

May 13

June 2

COMM 600

May 23

July 1

COMM 600 (MBA only)

July 13

August 21

DMGT 600

May 16

June 24

Fall 2015

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Online Session 1

September 13

October 30

Online Session 2

September 27

November 13

On-Site Standard Session

September 13

October 30

Doctoral Program

September 14

November 5

MBA Sessions

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

MBA Online

October 12

November 20

MBA Hybrid

October 12

November 20

MBA Online

October 12

November 20

MBA Hybrid

October 12

November 20

Special Course Drop/Withdrawal Deadlines

Session

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

GU1

August 26

September 15

GU2

September 9

September 29

GU3

September 23

October 13

GU4

November 4

November 24

COMM 600

September 12

October 21

COMM 600

September 26

November 4

COMM 600 (MBA Only)

October 12

November 20

UCSP 620, 621, 630

August 21

September 21

UCSP 815

September 9

September 29

EDTP 650

September 1

November 9

DMGT 600

September 12

October 21


Summer 2015 | Fall 2015

Summer 2015

Type of Application

Deadline

Financial Aid

April 1

Diploma or Certificate

June 15

Change in Residency Classification

June 15

Tuition Refund (schedule adjustment)

See refund policy.

Exemption to the Non-Resident Tuition Fee

June 15

See Residency Determination for Tuition Purposes for more information.

Change to Grading Option (from credit to audit or from audit to regular grade):

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.

Fall 2015

Type of Application

Deadline

Financial Aid

June 1

Diploma or Certificate

October 1

Change in Residency Classification

October 14

Tuition Refund (schedule adjustment)

See refund policy.

Exemption to the Non-Resident Tuition Fee

See Residency Determination for Tuition Purposes for more information.

Change to Grading Option (from credit to audit or from audit to regular grade):

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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