Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 Academic Calendar

Aug. 27 Fall semester begins; tuition and fees due
  • Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 100% refund
  • Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 100% refund for dropped course(s)
Aug. 31 Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)
Sept. 3 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 7 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term receive 90% refund
Sept. 9 Deadline: Application for Diploma for December 2018 graduation
Sept. 14 Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from UMSON for the term before it counts as an attempt
Sept. 14 Deadline: Graduation forms for DNP, MS, and Certificate for December 2018 graduation
Sept. 24 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 50% refund
Oct. 24 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 25% refund
Oct. 22-Nov. 2 Advising for Spring 2019
Nov. 2 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receive a WP or WF
Nov. 5 Spring 2019 advanced registration begins for continuing students
Nov. 19 Spring 2019 registration for all students (except CWO)
Nov. 22-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 3 Last day for students to withdraw from the term
Dec. 10-13 Kaplan NCLEX Review (traditional BSN and CNL)
Dec. 14 Graduation ceremony for December graduates at the Universities of Shady Grove
Dec. 17 Graduation ceremony for July and December graduates on the Baltimore campus
Dec. 18 Grades for graduating students due by noon
Dec. 21 End of Term; Fall diploma date; grades due for continuing students due by noon
Jan. 7 Late registration fee for spring 2019

Spring 2019 Academic Calendar

Jan. 7 CWO registration for Spring 2019/ Late registration fee for non-CWO spring 2019 registration
Jan. 28

Spring semester begins; tuition and fees due for spring semester

  • Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 100% refund
  • Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 100% refund for dropped course(s)
Feb. 1

Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)

Feb. 1

Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 90% refund

Feb. 9 Deadline: Graduation forms for DNP, MS, Post-Master’s, and Certificate for May 2018 graduation
Feb. 10

Deadline: Application for Diploma for May 2018 graduation

Feb. 15

Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from UMSON for the term before it counts as an attempt

Feb. 19

Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 50% refund

March 18-24

Spring Break (Group BSN and CNL weekend clinicals meet March 16-17)

March 20

Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 25% refund

March 25-April 5

Summer/fall 2019 advisement period

April 5 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receiving a WP or WF
April 8 Summer/fall 2019 advanced registration begins for continuing students
April 22 Summer/fall 2019 registration for all students begins
April 26 Last day for students to withdraw from term
May 10 Grades for graduating students due by noon
May TBA Kaplan NCLEX Review (traditional BSN and CNL)
May 16 Commencement and Convocation
May 17 End of term; Spring diploma date
May 20 CWO summer registration
May 21 Grades for continuing students due by noon

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