Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar


Academic Year 2020-2021


Summer Semester 2020

March 1, 2020
Deadline for 2019-20 Maryland State Scholarships

March 15, 2020
Financial Aid priority filing date for academic 2020-21 year for full-time students

March 23, 2020
Advanced Registration* period begins for all summer semester classes
Full-time and Part-time students will be billed for summer tuition on April 15th (tentative)
Application for graduation available for summer 2020 semester

March 24, 2020 
Open Registration** period begins for all summer semester classes 
Full-time and Part-time students will be billed for summer tuition on April 15th (tentative)

April 15, 2020
Financial Aid priority filing date for 2019-20 academic year-part-time program students
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for summer 2019 tuition/registrations (tentative)

May 29, 2020
Graduate 8-week summer session onsite classes begin
Online sections 31 and 32 of BU.232.701, Investments, begin
Late registration period for continuing students begins

June 1, 2020
Graduate 8-week summer session online classes begin (Exception: Sections 31 and 32 of BU.232.701, Investments, begin on May 29, 2020)
Late registration period for continuing students begins

June 12, 2020
Last day to submit a graduation application for summer 2020 semester
Deadline to submit endowed scholarship application

July 1, 2020 (tentative)
Summer 2020 tuition and fees payment is due

July 3 - 4, 2020
Fourth of July holiday – no onsite classes held

July 23, 2020
Online sections 31 and 32 of BU.232.701, Investments, end

July 20-25, 2020
Exam week for onsite classes, adjusted schedule

July 25, 2020
Graduate 8-week summer session onsite classes end

July 26, 2020
Graduate 8-week summer session online classes end (Exception: Sections 31 and 32 of BU.232.701, Investments, end on July 23, 2020)

July 27, 2020
Make-up day for summer session onsite classes (if needed)

August 6, 2020
Graduation Ceremony for Summer 2020 graduates
 

*Advanced Registration period available to students who have earned 50% of their degree credits
**Open Registration period available to all active students


Fall Semester 2020

March 1, 2020
Deadline for 2019-20 Maryland State Scholarships

March 15, 2020
Financial Aid priority filing date for 2020-21 academic year for full-time program students

April 1, 2020
Application for graduation available for fall 2020 semester

April 15, 2020
Financial Aid priority filing date for 2020-21 academic year-part-time program students

April 20, 2020
Advanced Registration* period begins for all fall semester classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for fall tuition on July 1, 2020 (tentative)

April 21, 2020 
Open Registration** period begins for all fall semester classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for fall tuition on July 1, 2020 (tentative)

June 12, 2020
Deadline to submit endowed scholarship application

July 1, 2020
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for fall 2020 tuition/registrations

July 30 –August 17, 2020
Summer Intensive Program for some newly admitted International students for Baltimore programs

July 31 – August 18, 2020
Summer Intensive Program for some newly admitted International students for Washington, DC programs

August 26, 2020
Orientation for new full-time MS students in Baltimore who are not required to attend Summer Intensive

August 28, 2020
Orientation for new full-time MS students in Washington, DC who are not required to attend Summer Intensive

August 20 – 28, 2020
Full-time MBA Foundations Program

August 31, 2020
Late registration period for continuing students begins

August 31, 2020
Graduate 8-week Fall I session (onsite and online) classes begin

September 8, 2020
Fall 2020 tuition and fees payment is due

September 7, 2020
Labor Day holiday - no onsite classes held

September 18, 2020
Last day to submit an application for graduation for Fall 2020 semester

October 24, 2020
Make-up day for Fall I session onsite classes (if needed) 

October 25, 2020
Graduate 8-week Fall I session online classes end

October 20-26, 2020
Exam week for onsite classes, adjusted schedule 

October 26, 2020
Graduate 8-week Fall I session onsite classes end

October 27, 2020
Graduate 8-week Fall II session online and onsite classes begin

November 26– 28, 2020
Thanksgiving holiday - no onsite classes held

December 19, 2020
Make-up days for Fall II graduate session onsite classes, and 16-week graduate session onsite classes (if needed)

December 21, 2020
Graduate 8-week Fall II session online classes end

December 15-23, 2020
Exam week for onsite classes, adjusted schedule

December 23, 2020
Fall II graduate session onsite classes and 16-week graduate session onsite classes end
 

*Advanced Registration period available to students who have earned 50% of their degree credits
**Open Registration period available to all active students


Intersession 2021  

October 26, 2020
Registration period begins for Intersession classes
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for Intersession 2021 classes as they register

December 14, 2020
Late registration period for continuing students begins

January 4, 2021
Intersession onsite classes begin

January 18, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday – no classes held

January 23, 2021
Make-up day for Intersession (if needed)

January 23, 2021
Intersession onsite classes end


Spring Semester 2021

April 1, 2020
Application for graduation available for spring 2021 semester

November 2, 2020
Financial aid priority filing date for spring 2021 only

November 16, 2020
Advanced Registration* period begins for all spring semester classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for spring classes as they register

November 17, 2020 
Open Registration** period begins for all spring semester classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for spring classes as they register

January 18, 2021
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday – no classes held

January 25, 2021
Late registration period for continuing students begins

January 25, 2021
Graduate 8-week Spring I session (onsite and online) classes begin

January 29, 2021 (tentative)
Spring 2021 tuition and fees payment is due

February 19, 2021
Last day to submit an application for graduation for spring 2021 semester

March 13, 2021
Make-up days for Graduate 8-week Spring I onsite classes (if needed)

March 15-19, 2021
Exam week for onsite classes, adjusted schedule

March 19, 2021
Graduate 8-week Spring I session onsite classes end

March 21, 2021
Graduate 8-week Spring I session online classes end

March 22-27, 2021
Spring Break (no onsite or online classes held)

March 29, 2021
Graduate 8-week Spring II session online and onsite classes begin

May 15, 2021
Make-up day for Graduate 8-week Spring II session onsite classes (if needed)

May 17-21, 2021
Exam week for onsite classes, adjusted schedule

May 21, 2021
Graduate 8-week Spring II session online and onsite classes end

May 25, 2021
Carey Graduation Ceremony

May 27, 2021
University-wide Commencement
 

*Advanced Registration period available to students who have earned 50% of their degree credits
**Open Registration period available to all active students