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Academic Dates

$ = financial deadline

September 16   Winter session schedule of classes goes live online
September 30   First day visiting students can apply for winter session admission
October 21   Winter session registration begins
November 27 $ Last day to apply for a winter session scholarship
November 28-29   Campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday
December 19   Last day for visiting students to apply for winter session admission
December 25 - January 1   Campus closed for winter break
January 1 $ Last day to add course without $20 late registration fee
January 2 $ First day of winter session
First day of Schedule Adjustment
Last day students automatically enrolled in classes from wait lists
Last day to drop course for 100% refund
January 3 $ Last day to drop course for 75% refund
January 6 $ Last day to drop course for 50% refund
January 7 $ Last day of Schedule Adjustment
Last day to drop course for 25% refund
Last day to add courses
Last day to drop a course without a grade of “W” on transcript
Last day to change grade method from or to audit
Last day to change from pass/fail to regular grading method>
January 8 $ No refunds for courses dropped on or after this date.
Last day to return textbooks (in the same condition as purchased) with a sales receipt for a full refund
January 15   *Last day to drop a course with a grade of “W” on transcript
*Last day to change from regular grading method to pass/fail
January 20   Campus closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
January 23   *Last day for full “semester withdrawal” from winter session
January 24   Last day of winter session
January 27   First day of spring 2019 semester
January 29   Final grades due to the Registrar
January 31   Final grades posted on myUMBC

*After the last day of Schedule Adjustment you can no longer use myUMBC to make changes to your schedule. Submit a Help Ticket to the Registrar’s Office to request these schedule changes.

Holiday Make-Up Schedule

UMBC is closed on Monday, January 1 (New Year’s Day) and Monday, January 20 (MLK Jr. Holiday). Classes meeting on Mondays may be rescheduled by the instructor to make up missed class time.

Inclement Weather and University Closing Policy

If classes are cancelled due to a university closing, the official make-up day is the first Saturday following the cancelled class. Instructors may also choose to reschedule class on an alternative make-up day.

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