|September 18||Winter schedule of classes goes live|
|October 23||Winter session registration begins|
|November 23 -24||Campus closed for Thanksgiving holiday|
|December 20||Last day for visiting students to apply for winter session admission|
|December 25 – January 2||Campus closed for winter break|
|January 2||First day of Winter Session 2018
Last day students are automatically enrolled in classes from waitlists
|January 2-5||Schedule Adjustment Period|
|January 5||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 15||Campus closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday|
|January 17||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 25||Last day for full “semester withdrawal” from winter session|
|January 26||Last day of winter session|
|January 29||First day of spring 2018 semester|
|January 31||Final grades due to Registrar|
|February 2||Final grades posted on myUMBC|
UMBC is closed on Monday, January 1 (New Year’s Day) and Monday, January 15 (MLK Jr. Holiday). Classes meeting on Mondays may be rescheduled by the instructor to make up missed class time.
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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