Calendar: Academic Dates | UMBC Winter Session 2018
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Academic Dates


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

Holiday Make-Up Schedule

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.

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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