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Mason School of Business

Academic Calendar Dates

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Full-Time MBA
Fall 2021
August 30 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 6 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 8 Last day to add/drop
September 9 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 16-19 Fall Break
October 19 - 
November 1
Spring 2022 priority registration for continuing students
October 20 Classes resume from Fall Break
November 2 Election Day (offices closed)
November 16 Spring 2022 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 29 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 22 Last day of classes and exams
January 3, 2022 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 21, 2022 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2022
January 24 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
February 2 Last day to add/drop
February 3 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 12-20 Spring Break
March 21 Classes resume from Spring Break
Summer 2022 registration begins for continuing students
March 25 Last day to withdraw from a full-term course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
May 13 Last day of classes and exams
May 17 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 21-22 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 24 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Flex MBA
Fall 2021
August 30 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 6 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 8 Last day to add classes
September 17 Last day to drop classes (contact the Graduate Registrar)
September 18 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 16-19 Fall Break
October 19 - 
November 1
Spring 2022 priority registration begins for continuing students
October 20 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 26 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
November 2 Election Day (offices closed)
November 16 Spring 2022 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 29 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 13 Last day of classes
December 20 Last day of exams
January 3, 2022 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 21, 2022 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2022
January 24 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
February 2 Last day to add classes
February 11 Last day to drop classes (contact the Graduate Registrar)
February 12 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 12-20 Spring Break
March 20 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 21 Classes resume from Spring Break
Summer 2022 registration begins for continuing students
May 5 Last day of classes
May 12 Last day of exams
May 17 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 21-22 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 24 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Executive MBA

Please visit the School of Business Executive MBA Academic Calendar page for cohort specific dates. 

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Master of Accounting
Fall 2021
August 30 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 6 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 8 Last day to add/drop
September 9 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 16-19 Fall Break
October 19 - 
November 1
Spring 2022 priority registration begins for continuing students
October 20 Classes resume from Fall Break
November 2 Election Day (offices closed)
November 16 Spring 2022 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 29 Classes resume from Fall Break
December 22 Last day of classes and exams
January 3, 2022 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 21, 2022 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2022
January 24 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
February 2 Last day to add/drop
February 3 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 12-20 Spring Break
March 20 Last day to withdraw from a full-term class (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 21 Classes resume from Spring Break
Summer 2022 registration begins for continuing students
May 14 Last day of classes and exams
May 17 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 21-22 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 24 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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M.S. in Business Analytics
Fall 2021
August 30 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 6 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 8 Last day to add/drop
September 9 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 16-19 Fall Break
October 20 Classes resume from Fall Break
November 2 Election Day (offices closed)
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 29 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 22 Last day of classes and exams
January 3, 2022 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 21, 2022 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2022
January 24

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

February 2 Last day to add/drop
February 3 Withdrawal period begins
March 12-20 Spring Break
March 20 Last day to withdraw from a full-term class (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 21 Classes resume from Spring Break
May 14 Last day of classes
May 17 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 21-22 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 24 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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Online Programs
(OMBA, OMSBA, OMSM, OMSF, FBA)
Fall 2021 - Session A
August 30 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 5 Last day to add/drop
September 6 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Labor Day (offices closed)
September 29 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 20 Last day of classes
October 22-24 Fall 2021 Residency
October 27 Final grades due
November 16 Spring 2022 registration begins
January 21, 2022 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Fall 2021 - Session B
November 1 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
November 2 Election Day (offices closed)
November 7 Last day to add/drop
November 8 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
November 16 Spring 2022 registration begins
December 1 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
December 22 Last day of classes
December 29 Final grades due
January 21, 2022 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Spring 2022 - Session A
January 10 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
January 16 Last day of add/drop
January 17 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (offices closed)
February 9 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 2 Last day of classes
March 4-6 Residency program (OMBA & OMSM only)
March 9 Final grades due
Spring 2022- Session B
March 7 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
March 13 Last day to add/drop
March 14 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
April 6 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
April 27 Last day of classes
May 4 Final grades due
May 20-22 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony

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