Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 Academic Calendar

Aug. 26 Fall semester begins; tuition and fees due for fall 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)
Aug. 30 Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)
Sept. 2 Labor Day Holiday
Sept. 6 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term receive 90% refund
Sept. 9 Deadline: Graduation Application for Dec. 2019 graduation
Sept. 13 Last day to drop course(s) or withdraw from UMSON for the term before it counts as an attempt
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. 21-Nov. 1 Advising for spring 2020
Nov. 1 Last day for all students to drop course(s) without receive a WP or WF
Nov. 4 Spring 2020 advanced registration begins for continuing and returning students
Nov. 15 Deadline to register for all spring clinical and practicum courses (all programs) 
Nov. 18 Spring 2020 registration for newstudents (except CWO)
Nov. 28-29 Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 2 Last day for students to withdraw from the term
Dec. 9-14 NCLEX Review (traditional BSN and CNL):
  • Dec. 9-11: In-person sessions
  • Dec. 12, 1-4 p.m.: Online session for USG students
  • Dec. 13, 1-4 p.m.: Online session for Baltimore students
  • Dec. 14, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Online session open to all students who cannot attend the prior sessions
Dec. 12 Graduation ceremony for July and Dec. graduates on the Baltimore campus
Dec. 13 Graduation ceremony for July and December graduates at Universities of Shady Grove campus
Dec. 17 Grades for graduating students due by noon
Dec. 23 End of Term; Fall diploma date; grades due for continuing students due by noon
Jan. 6 Late registration fee for spring 2020

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Jan. 6 CWO registration for Spring 2020/ Late registration fee for non-CWO spring 2020 registration
Jan. 27 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. 10 Deadline: Graduation Application for May 2020 graduation
March 15-22 Spring Break (Group BSN and CNL weekend clinicals meet March 14-15)
April 17 Deadline to register for all summer/fall clinical and practicum courses (all programs) 
May 11-13 NCLEX Review (traditional BSN and CNL)
May 14 End of term; Spring diploma date; Convocation and Commencement

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