Academic Calendar

Spring 2017 Academic Calendar

Jan. 23 Spring semester begins
Jan. 23 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)
Jan. 27 Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)
Feb. 3 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 90% refund
Feb. 5 Deadline: Application for Diploma for May 2017 graduation
Feb. 10 Deadline: Graduation forms for DNP, MS, Post-Master’s, and Certificate for May 2017 graduation
Feb. 10 Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from UMSON for the term before it counts as an attempt
Feb. 20 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 50% refund
March 20-24 Spring Break
March 22 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 25% refund
March 27-April 7 Summer/fall 2017 advisement period
March 31 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receiving a WP or WF
April 10 Summer/fall 2017 advanced registration begins for continuing students
April 24 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receiving a WP or WF
April 28 Last day for students towithdraw from term
May 12 Grades for graduating students due by noon
May 19 End of term; spring diploma date
May 19 Convocation and Commencement
May 22 Grades for continuing students due by noon

Summer 2017 Academic Calendar

June 4 Deadline: Application for diploma
June 5 Summer session begins
June 5 Tuition and fees due for summer session
  • 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)
June 9 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 90% refund
June 9 Last day for students who pay per-credit tuition to receive 70% refund for dropped course(s)
June 14 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 50% refund
June 14 Deadline: Graduation forms for DNP, MS, Post-Master’s, and Certificate for July 2017 graduation
June 23 Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from UMSON for the term before it counts as an attempt
June 23 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receiving a WP or WF
June 23 Last day to present DNP final scholarly project to be eligible for graduation
June 30 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 25% refund
July 4 Independence Day holiday
July 21 Grades for graduating students due by noon
July 28 End of Term; summer diploma date
July 28 Grades for continuing students due by noon

Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

Aug. 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)
Sept. 1 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 90% refund
Last day for students who pay per-credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)
Sept. 4 Labor Day holiday
Sept. 10 Deadline: Application for Diploma for December 2017 graduation
Sept. 15 Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from UMSON for the term before it counts as an attempt
Deadline: Graduation forms for DNP, MS, Post-Master’s, and Certificate for May 2017 graduation
Sept. TBD Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 50% refund
Oct. TBD Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 25% refund
Oct. 24-Nov. 4 Advising for spring
Nov. 4 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receiving a WP or WF
Nov. 6 Spring 2018 advanced registration begins for continuing students
Nov. 17 Spring 2018 advanced registration begins for continuing students
Nov. 20 Spring 2018 registration for all students begins
Nov. 23-24 Thanksgiving holiday
Dec. 1 Last day for students to withdraw from the term
Dec. 11-14 Kaplan NCLEX Review – traditional BSN and CNL students
Dec. 15 Graduation ceremony for December graduates at the Universities of Shady Grove
Dec. 18 Graduation ceremony for December graduates at the Universities of Shady Grove
Dec. 19 Grades for graduating students due by noon
Dec. 22 End of term; fall diploma date; grades due for continuing students due by noon

Spring 2018 Academic Calendar

Jan. 29

Spring semester begins

Jan. 29 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. 2 Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)
Feb. TBD Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 90% refund
Feb. 4 Deadline: Application for diploma for May 2018 graduation
Feb. 9 Deadline: Graduation forms for DNP, MS, Post-Master’s, and Certificate for May 2018 graduation
Feb. 16 Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from UMSON for the term before it counts as an attempt
Feb. TBD Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 50% refund
March 19-25 Spring Break
(Group BSN and CNL weekend clinicals meet March 17-18)
March TBD Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 25% refund
March 26-April 6 Summer/fall 2018 advisement period
April 6 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receiving a WP or WF
April 9 Summer/fall 2018 advanced registration begins for continuing students
April 23 Summer/fall 2018 registration for all students begins
April 27 Last day for students to withdraw from term
May 11 Grades for graduating students due by noon
May 14-17 Kaplan NCLEX Review (traditional BSN and CNL)
May 18 End of term; spring diploma date
May 18 Convocation and Commencement
May 22 Grades for continuing students due by noon

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