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.


Online and walk-in registration open February 8, 2016.

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

July 1

Dual MBA

May 16–August 7

May 11

Special Course Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

COMM 600

May 16–July 24

May 11

COMM 600

July 6–September 13

July 1

DMGT 600

May 9–July 17

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–June 12

May 4

Drop/Withdrawal Dates

 

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Graduate Online Session

May 22

July 9

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

May 22

July 9

Doctoral Program

May 17

July 7

MBA

July 11

August 19

Dual MBA

May 22

July 9

COMM 600

July 11

August 19

DMGT 600

May 14

June 22

UCSP 615: GU1

May 18

June 7

UCSP 615: GU2

June 1

June 21

UCSP 615: GU3

July 13

August 2

UCSP 620, 621, 630

May 20

June 20

UCSP 815

May 11

May 31

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 12, 2016

Tuition Refund (schedule adjustment)

See refund policy.

Exemption to the Non-Resident Tuition Fee

June 12, 2016

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.


Online and walk-in registration open May 1, 2016.

Graduate Online Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate Online Session 1

September 12–December 4

September 7

Graduate Online Session 2

September 26–December 18

September 21

Graduate On-Site Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

September 12–December 4

September 11

Programs Requiring DCL, CBR, or PRO 600

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Online Session

October 5–December 20

September 30

On-Site Session

October 5–December 20

October 4

Doctoral Program Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Doctoral Program

September 18–December 18

September 13

MBA Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

MBA Online

October 5–December 13

September 30

MBA On-Site

October 5–December 13

October 4

Dual MBA

September 12–December 4

September 7

Special Course Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

DMGT 600

September 18–November 26

September 13

EDTP 650

September 12–December 4

September 7

UCSP 615: GU1

August 29–October 2

August 24

UCSP 615: GU2

September 12–October 16

September 7

UCSP 615: GU3

September 26–October 30

September 21

UCSP 615: GU4

November 7–December 11

November 2

UCSP 620, 621, 630

September 12–November 20

September 7

UCSP 815

September 18–October 22

September 13

Drop/Withdrawal Dates

 

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Graduate Online Session 1

September 19

November 4

Graduate Online Session 2

October 3

November 18

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

September 19

November 4

Doctoral Program

September 26

November 16

MBA Online

October 11

November 18

MBA On-Site

October 11

November 18

UCSP 615: GU1

September 1

September 20

UCSP 615: GU2

September 14

October 4

UCSP 615: GU3

September 29

October 18

UCSP 615: GU4

November 9

November 29

UCSP 620, 621, 630

September 17

October 26

UCSP 815

September 23

October 10

EDTP 650

September 17

October 26

DMGT 600

September 23

November 1

Golden ID Registration

 

Golden ID Registration Begins

Graduate Online Session 1

August 29, 2016

Graduate Online Session 2

September 12, 2016

Graduate On-Site Session

August 29, 2016

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

Other Deadlines

Type of Application

Deadline

Financial Aid

June 1, 2016

Reinstatement

July 15, 2016

Prior Learning

Two weeks before session start date

Diploma or Certificate

Undergraduate, Graduate, and MBA: October 15, 2016

Change in Residency Classification

October 19, 2016

Tuition Refund (schedule adjustment)

See refund policy.

Exemption to the Non-Resident Tuition Fee

October 19, 2016

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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