Academic Calendar

Academic calendars for full-time programs within the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences and Whiting School of Engineering are listed below. View academic calendars for Advanced Academic Programs and Engineering for Professionals.

Academic Year 2019-20

Fall 2019

Saturday, August 24–Wednesday, August 28Orientation for all new undergraduates
Thursday, August 29First day of classes
Meet according to Monday Schedule
Monday, September 2Labor Day – no classes
Friday, September 13Last day to add courses
Waitlists End
Friday, October 11Last day to add Independent Academic Work
Sunday, October 13Last day to drop courses
Friday, October 18–Sunday, October 20Fall Break – classes suspended
Monday, November 4Graduate registration for spring term
Monday, November 4 – Seniors
Wednesday, November 6 – Juniors
Friday, November 8 – Sophomores
Monday, November 11 – Freshmen
Undergraduate registration for spring term
opens each day at 7:00 a.m.
Friday, November 15Last day for course withdrawal
Undergraduate's last day to change to S/U option
Monday, November 25–Sunday, December 1Thanksgiving vacation
Friday, December 6Last day of classes
Saturday, December 7–Tuesday, December 10Reading period
Wednesday, December 11–Friday, December 20Final examination period
Saturday, December 21–Sunday, January 5Mid-year vacation

Spring 2020

Monday, January 6 - Friday, January 24Intersession
Monday, January 20Observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday;
No Intersession classes
Monday, January 27First day of classes
Friday, February 7Last day to add spring courses
Sunday, March 8Last day to drop spring courses
Monday, March 16 - Sunday, March 22Spring vacation
Monday, April 20 – Rising and Continuing Seniors
Wednesday, April 22 – Rising and Continuing Juniors
Friday, April 24 – Rising and Continuing Sophomores
Undergraduate registration for fall term
opens each day at 7 a.m.
Monday, April 20Graduate registration for fall term opens at 7 a.m.
Friday, April 17Last day for course withdrawal
Undergraduate's last day to change to S/U option
Friday, May 1Last day of classes
Saturday, May 2- Tuesday, May 5Reading period
Wednesday, May 6 - Thursday, May 14Final examination period
Thursday, May 21University Commencement

Past Calendars