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UMD Academic Calendar 2023-2024

UMD academic calendar 2023-2024 has class schedules, registration dates, holiday schedules, add/drop dates, other important dates, and deadlines. The University of Maryland is on a semester system, typically around 14-16 weeks long.

The UMD Semester system consists of 3 terms: Fall, Spring, and Summer, and runs two regular semesters a year.

The fall semester is from late August to mid-December, and the spring semester runs from the end of January to mid-May. There are two summer semesters, about six weeks each, and a winter semester, about three weeks long.

UMD academic calendar fall 2023

Check out the important dates and deadlines on the UMD academic calendar fall 2023.

  1. The Refund Schedule indicates the last day to withdraw from all courses with various refund percentages. The last day to withdraw with a 100% refund is August 25, 2023. The percentages decrease as follows: 80% refund until September 11, 2023; 60% refund until September 18, 2023; 40% refund until September 25, 2023; 20% refund until October 2, 2023; and no refund after December 11, 2023.
  2. Undergraduate students have until August 25, 2023, to cancel their registration or change from full-time to part-time status. Check out UMD Terpmail Login Guide.
  3. UMD Fall 2023 classes start on Monday, August 28, 2023.
  4. Labor Day holiday is Monday, September 4, 2023.
  5. The Schedule Adjustment Period, during which students can make changes to their schedules, takes place from August 28 to September 11, 2023.
  6. The Mandatory Waitlist Check-in Period, where students on waitlists must confirm their interest in a course, is from August 28 to September 12, 2023.
  7. The deadline for undergraduate students to add a course, apply for graduation, change credit level, or change grading option is September 11, 2023.
  8. Undergraduate students can drop a course without receiving a “W” grade until September 11, 2023, while dropping a course with a “W” grade follows the Drop Policy and is possible until November 6, 2023.
  9. Graduate students have until August 25, 2023, to cancel registration or change from full-time to part-time status, according to UMD academic calendar 2023-2024.
  10. The deadline for graduate students to add a course, apply for graduation, change credit level, or change grading option is also September 11, 2023.
  11. Graduate students can drop a course until November 6, 2023.
  12. UMD Thanksgiving break 2023 is from Wednesday, November 22, 2023, to Sunday, November 26, 2023.
  13. The Last Day of Classes for fall 2023 is Monday, December 11, 2023.
  14. Fall 2023 Reading Day is Tuesday, December 12, 2023.
  15. UMD Fall 2023 Final Exams is from Wednesday, December 13, 2023, to Tuesday, December 19, 2023.
  16. UMD Winter Break 2023 is from Wednesday, December 20, 2023, to Tuesday, January 23, 2024.
Also Check  UAB Academic Calendar 2023-2024

UMD academic calendar spring 2024

Check out the important dates and deadlines on the UMD academic calendar spring 2024.

  1. The undergraduate student deadline to cancel registration is January 23, 2024.
  2. The deadline to change from full-time to part-time (refer to Schedule Adjustment) is January 23, 2024.
  3. The last day to Withdraw from all courses with a 100% refund (cancel) is January 23, 2024.
  4. The Mandatory Waitlist Checkin Period is from January 24 to February 7, 2024.
  5. UMD Spring 2024 classes start on Wednesday, January 24, 2024.
  6. The Schedule Adjustment Period for the Spring 2024 semester is from January 24 to February 6, 2024.
  7. The deadline to add a course is February 6, 2024. Check out UMD Testudo login guide.
  8. The deadline to apply for graduation is February 6, 2024.
  9. The deadline to change credit level is February 6, 2024.
  10. The deadline to change grading option is February 6, 2024.
  11. The deadline to drop a course without receiving a ‘W’ is February 6, 2024.
  12. The last day to withdraw from all courses with an 80% refund is February 6, 2024.
  13. The last day to Withdraw from all courses with a 60% refund is February 13, 2024.
  14. The last day to Withdraw from all courses with a 40% refund is February 20, 2024.
  15. The last day to Withdraw from all courses with a 20% refund is February 27, 2024.
  16. UMD Spring Break 2024 is from Sunday, March 17, 2024, to Sunday, March 24, 2024. Classes resume on Monday, March 25, 2024, after the University of Maryland Spring break 2024.
  17. The last day of classes for Spring 2024 is Thursday, May 9, 2024.
  18. The last day to withdraw from all courses with a 0% refund is May 9, 2024.
  19. The deadline to drop a course with a ‘W’ (refer to Drop Policy) is April 9, 2024.
  20. Spring 2024 Reading Day is Friday, May 10, 2024.
  21. Final Exams are from Saturday, May 11, 2024, to Friday, May 17, 2024.
  22. UMD Graduation 2024 and Commencement activities are from Monday, May 20, 2024, to Wednesday, May 22, 2024. The main Ceremony is on Monday, May 20, 2024.
  23. College/Department Ceremonies are on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, and Wednesday, May 22, 2024.
Also Check  2023-2024 UCR Academic Calendar

For more on UMD academic calendar 2023-2024, visit the University of Maryland academic catalog website.

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