Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

Aug. 28 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)
Sept. 1 Last day for students who pay per-credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)
Sept. 8 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 90% refund
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 December 2017 graduation
Sept. 25 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 50% refund
Oct. 24-Nov. 4 Advising for spring
Oct. 25 Last day for students who withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 25% refund
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 Last day to present DNP final scholarly project to be eligible for graduation
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, 3 p.m. Graduation ceremony for December graduates at the Universities of Shady Grove
Dec. 18, 1 p.m. Graduation ceremony for July and December graduates on the Baltimore campus
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. 2

CWO registration for Spring 2018/Late registration fee for non-CWO spring 2018 registration

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 withdraw from UMSON for the term to receive 90% refund
Feb. 2 Last day for students who pay per credit tuition to receive 80% refund for dropped course(s)
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. 19 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 20 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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