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 September 12, 2016.

Graduate Online Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate Online Session 1

January 30–April 23

January 25

Graduate Online Session 2

February 13–May 7

February 8

Graduate On-Site Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

January 30–April 23

January 29

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (Online Session)

April 5–June 20

March 29

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (On-Site Session)

April 5–June 20

April 3

Doctoral Program Requiring DMG 800

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Programs Requiring DMG 800 or DMC 800

April 5–June 20

March 29

Doctoral Program Session Dates*

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Doctoral Program

January 16–April 17

January 11

MBA Session Dates**

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

MBA Online

April 5–June 20

March 29

MBA On-Site

April 5–June 20

April 3

Dual MBA

January 30–April 23

January 25

Special Course Session Dates

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

DMGT 600

April 5–June 20

March 29

EDTP 650

January 9–May 7

January 8

CC1: Cross Career

January 30–April 23

January 25

CC2: Cross Career

February 13–May 7

February 8

UCSP 615: GU1

January 17–February 19

January 12

UCSP 615: GU2

January 30–March 5

January 25

UCSP 615: GU3

February 13–March 19

February 8

UCSP 615: GU4

March 20–April 23

March 20

UCSP 620 and 630

January 30–March 5

January 25

ASC 601, 605, 607 (Session 1)

April 5–May 9

January 31

ASC 601, 605, 607 (Session 2)

May 17–June 20

May 12

Drop/Withdrawal Dates

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Graduate Online Session 1

February 5

March 24

Graduate Online Session 2

February 19

April 7

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

February 5

March 24

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (Online Session)

April 10

May 24

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (On-Site Session)

April 10

May 24

Programs Requiring DMG 800 or DMC 800

April 10

May 24

Doctoral Program

January 23

March 16

MBA Online

April 10

May 19

MBA On-Site

April 10

May 24

Dual MBA

February 5

March 24

DMGT 600

April 10

May 24

EDTP 650

January 17

March 26

CC1: Cross Career

February 5

March 24

CC2: Cross Career

February 19

April 7

UCSP 615: GU1

January 19

February 7

UCSP 615: GU2

February 1

February 21

UCSP 615: GU3

February 15

March 7

UCSP 615: GU4

March 22

April 11

UCSP 620 and 630

February 1

February 21

ASC 601, 605, 607 (Session 1)

April 7

April 27

ASC 601, 605, 607 (Session 2)

May 19

June 8

Golden ID Registration

Golen ID Registration Begins

Graduate Online Session 1

January 16

Graduate Online Session 2

January 30

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

January 16

CC1: Cross Career

January 16

CC2: Cross Career

January 30

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

Other Deadlines

Type of Application

Deadline

Financial Aid

November 1, 2016

Reinstatement

Contact graduateschool@umuc.edu for deadline.

Diploma or Certificate

April 1, 2017

Change in Residency Classification

March 12, 2017

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.


Online and walk-in registration open September 9, 2016.

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (Online Session)

January 4–March 21

December 30

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (On-Site Session)

January 4–March 21

January 3

Doctoral Program Requiring DMG 800

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

Programs Requiring DMG 800 or DMC 800

January 4–March 21

December 30

MBA Session Dates**

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

MBA Online

January 4–March 14

December 30

MBA On-Site

January 4–March 14

January 3

Special Course Session Dates

 

Session Dates

Registration Deadline

GN1: ASC 601, 605, 607

January 4–February 7

December 30

GN2: ASC 601, 605, 607

February 15–March 21

February 10

Drop/Withdrawal Dates

 

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (Online Session)

January 9

February 22

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 (On-Site Session)

January 9

February 22

Programs Requiring DMG 800 or DMC 800

January 9

February 22

MBA Online

January 9

February 17

MBA On-Site

January 9

February 17

ASC 601, 605, 607 (Session 1)

January 6

January 26

ASC 601, 605, 607 (Session 2)

February 17

March 9

Other Deadlines

Type of Application

Deadline

Financial Aid

November 1, 2016

Reinstatement

Contact graduateschool@umuc.edu for deadline.

Diploma or Certificate

Graduate and MBA:
February 15, 2017

Change in Residency Classification

You must submit this no later than the last day of registration for a semester or session to be considered for in-state status for that semester or session.

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.


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

August 22–December 18

August 17

UCSP 605: FTS

October 17–November 20

October 12

UCSP 605: GU4

November 7–December 11

November 2

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 and 630

September 12–October 16

September 7

Drop/Withdrawal Dates

 

Last Day to Drop

Last Day to Withdraw

Graduate Online Session 1

September 18

November 4

Graduate Online Session 2

October 2

November 18

Graduate On-Site Standard Session

September 18

November 4

Doctoral Program

September 25

November 16

MBA Online

October 10

November 18

MBA On-Site

October 10

November 18

Programs Requiring DCL 600, CBR 600, or PRO 600 

October 10

November 23

UCSP 605: FTS

October 19

November 8

UCSP 605: GU4

November 9

November 29

UCSP 615: GU1

August 31

September 20

UCSP 615: GU2

September 14

October 4

UCSP 615: GU3

September 28

October 18

UCSP 615: GU4

November 9

November 29

UCSP 620 and 630

September 14

October 4

EDTP 650

August 30

November 6

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 23, 2016

Tuition Refund (schedule adjustment)

See refund policy.

Exemption to the Non-Resident Tuition Fee

October 23, 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.

* Students starting the Doctor of Management in fall 2016 only must take DMGT 600 in lieu of DMG 600. Please see DMGT 600 under Special Course Session Dates.

** These dates apply to students who began their MBA program prior to fall 2016 and are continuing with their original curriculum. If you began your MBA in fall 2016 or later, please follow the dates for programs requiring DCL, CBR, or PRO 600.

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