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

August 28, 2020
Conferral date (date displayed on diploma) 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

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

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

December 31, 2020
Conferral date (date displayed on diploma) for fall 2020 graduates

*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

Spring Break Modification

Due to public health concerns associated with travel, some Carey courses sections will have the week-long spring break replaced with five break days throughout Spring II. Sections with a modified break schedule will be noted in the Special Notes area. Click on Class Title when searching for a course in  SIS self-service to view Special Notes. 

Exceptions to the adjusted spring break include course sections primarily associated with the following programs: Full-time MS BARM, Full-Time MS Finance, Full-Time MS Marketing, and Full-Time MS IS. 

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 22, 2021
Students with MBA Math Requirement: MBA Math transcript submission due by 8AM EST to retain enrollment in Spring I courses

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 15-21, 2021
Window to opt-into pass/fail grade system for Spring I classes

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

February 21, 2021
Last day to update or request to change grade system for Spring I classes

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

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

March 19, 2021
Students with MBA Math Requirement: MBA Math transcript submission due by 8AM EST to retain enrollment in Spring II courses

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

March 22-26, 2021
Spring Break (no classes held for select synchronous sections)
See Spring Break Modification details above

March 23, 2021
Graduate 8-week Spring II session online and onsite classes begin
See Spring Break Modification details above

March 30, 2021
Modified Spring Break day (no classes held for select synchronous sections)
See Spring Break Modification details above

April 14, 2021
Modified Spring Break day (no classes held for select synchronous sections)
See Spring Break Modification details above

April 22, 2021
Modified Spring Break day (no classes held for select synchronous sections)
See Spring Break Modification details above

April 19-25, 2021
Window to opt-into pass/fail grade system for Spring II classes

April 25, 2021
Last day to update or request to change grade system for Spring II classes

April 30, 2021
Modified Spring Break day (no classes held for select synchronous sections)
See Spring Break Modification details above

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

May 17, 2021
Graduate 8-week Spring II session online classes end

May 17-21, 2021
Exam week for onsite classes

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

May 25, 2021
Carey Graduation Ceremony

May 27, 2021
University-wide Commencement

May 27, 2021
Conferral date (date displayed on diploma) for spring 2021 graduates


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


Academic Year 2021-2022

Summer Semester 2021

March 1, 2021
Deadline for 2021-2022 Maryland State Scholarships

March 15, 2021
Financial Aid priority filing date for academic 2021-22 year for full-time students

March 22, 2021
Advanced Registration* period begins for all summer semester classes
Full-time and Part-time students will be billed for summer tuition on April 12th (tentative)

March 23, 2021 
Open Registration** period begins for all summer semester classes 
Full-time and Part-time students will be billed for summer tuition on April 12th (tentative)

April 1, 2021
Application for graduation available for academic year 2021-22

April 15, 2021
Financial Aid priority filing date for 2021-22 academic year-part-time program students

April 12, 2021 (tentative) 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for summer 2021 tuition/registrations
Electronic bill will be issued for summer on April 15, 2020

May 15, 2021
Deadline to submit 2021-2022 endowed scholarship application

May 28, 2021
Students with MBA Math Requirement: MBA Math transcript submission due by 8AM EST to retain enrollment in summer 2021 courses

June 1, 2021
Late registration period for continuing students begins

June 1, 2021 
Graduate 8-week summer session onsite and online classes begin

June 11, 2021
Last day to submit a graduation application for summer 2021 

July 1, 2021 (tentative)
Summer 2021 tuition and fees payment is due

July 5, 2021
Fourth of July holiday – no onsite classes held

July 20-24, 2021
Exam week for onsite classes-adjusted schedule

July 24, 2021
Graduate 8-week summer session onsite classes ends

July 26, 2021
Graduate 8-week summer session online classes end

July 27, 2021
Make-up day for summer session onsite classes (if needed)

August 5, 2021 (tentative)
Graduation Ceremony for summer 2021 graduates

August 27, 2021
Conferral date (date displayed on diploma) for summer 2021 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 2021

March 1, 2021
Deadline for 2021-22 Maryland State Scholarships

March 15, 2021
Financial Aid priority filing date for 2021-22 academic year for full-time program students

April 1, 2021
Application for graduation available for academic year 2021-22

April 15, 2021
Financial Aid priority filing date for 2021-22 academic year-part-time program students

April 26, 2021
Advanced Registration* period begins for all fall semester classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for fall tuition on July 12, 2021 (tentative)

April 27, 2021 
Open Registration** period begins for all fall semester classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for fall tuition on July 12, 2021 (tentative)

May 15, 2021
Deadline to submit 2021-2022 endowed scholarship application

July 12, 2021 (tentative) 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for fall 2021 tuition/registrations
Electronic bill will be issued for summer on July 15, 2021

August 27, 2021
Students with MBA Math Requirement: MBA Math transcript submission due by 8AM EST to retain enrollment in Fall I courses

August 30, 2021
Late registration period for continuing students begins

August 30, 2021
Graduate 8-week Fall I session (onsite and online) classes begin

September 1, 2021
Fall 2021 tuition and fees payment is due

September 6, 2021
Labor Day holiday - no onsite classes held

September 17, 2021
Last day to submit an application for graduation for fall 2021

October 22, 2021
Students with MBA Math Requirement: MBA Math transcript submission due by 8AM EST to retain enrollment in Fall II courses

October 23, 2021
Make-up day for Fall I session onsite classes (if needed) 

October 24, 2021
Graduate 8-week Fall I session online classes end

October 19-25, 2021
Exam week for onsite classes-adjusted schedule 

October 25, 2021
Graduate 8-week Fall I session onsite classes end

October 26, 2021
Graduate 8-week Fall II session online and onsite classes begin

November 25– 26, 2021
Thanksgiving holiday - no onsite classes held

December 18, 2021
Make-up days for Fall II graduate session onsite classes and 16-week graduate session onsite classes (if needed)

December 20, 2021
Graduate 8-week Fall II session online classes end

December 14-22, 2021
Exam week for onsite classes-adjusted schedule

December 22, 2021
Fall II graduate session onsite classes, and 16-week graduate session onsite classes end

December 31, 2021
Conferral date (date displayed on diploma) for fall 2021 graduates


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

Intersession 2022    

April 26, 2021
Advanced Registration* period begins for intersession classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for Intersession 2022 classes as they register

April 27, 2021 
Open Registration** period begins for intersession classes 
Full-time and part-time students will be billed for Intersession 2022 classes as they register

November 11, 2021 
Electronic bill will be issued for Intersession on November 11, 2021

December 13, 2021
Late registration period for continuing students begins

January 3, 2022
Intersession onsite classes begin

January 17, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday – no classes held

January 22, 2022
Make-up day for Intersession (if needed)

January 22, 2022
Intersession onsite classes end


Spring Semester 2022

April 1, 2021
Application for graduation available for academic year 2021-22

November 1, 2021
Financial aid priority filing date for spring 2022 only

November 15, 2021
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 16, 2021
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 13, 2022 (tentative)
Orientation for all new students in part-time programs

January 17, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. holiday – no classes held

January 21, 2022
Students with MBA Math Requirement: MBA Math transcript submission due by 8AM EST to retain enrollment in Spring I courses

January 24, 2022
Late registration period for continuing students begins

January 24, 2022
Graduate 8-week Spring I session (onsite and online) classes begin

February 1, 2022 (tentative)
Spring 2022 tuition and fees payment is due

February 18, 2022
Last day to submit an application for graduation for spring 2022 semester

March 12, 2022
Make-up days for Graduate 8-week Spring I onsite classes (if needed)

March 14-18, 2022
Exam week for onsite classes-adjusted schedule

March 18, 2022
Graduate 8-week Spring I session onsite classes end

March 20, 2022
Graduate 8-week Spring I session online classes end

March 21-26, 2022
Spring Break (no onsite or online classes held)

March 25, 2022
Students with MBA Math Requirement: MBA Math transcript submission due by 8AM EST to retain enrollment in Spring II courses

March 28, 2022
Graduate 8-week Spring II session online and onsite classes begin

May 14, 2022
Make-up day for Graduate 8-week Spring II session onsite classes (if needed)

May 16-20, 2022
Exam week for onsite classes-adjusted schedule

May 20, 2022
Graduate 8-week Spring II session onsite classes end

May 22, 2022
Graduate 8-week Spring II session online classes end

May 24, 2022 (tentative) 
Carey Graduation Ceremony

May 26, 2022
University-wide Commencement

May 26, 2022
Conferral date (date displayed on diploma) for spring 2022 graduates


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


See also Johns Hopkins University Academic Calendar for key dates shared across divisions.