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Academic Calendar Dates

William & Mary's phased plan to reopen campus for in-person operations will include shifts for the academic year 2020-2021. Visit www.wm.edu/pathforward for more information.

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Full-Time MBA
Spring 2021
January 25

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

February 3

Last day to add/drop

February 4

Withdrawal period begins

Varies

Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)

February 12

Class of 2022 Spring Break Day (no classes)

February 26

Class of 2022 Spring Break Day (no classes)

March 1

Class of 2021 Spring Break Day (no classes)

March 9

Class of 2021 Spring Break Day (no classes)

March 15

Summer 2021 registration opens for continuing students

March 16-28

Fall 2021 priority registration for continuing students

March 24

Class of 2021 Spring Break Day (no classes)

April 1

Class of 2021 Spring Break Day (no classes)

April 9

Class of 2022 Spring Break Day (no classes)

April 13

Fall 2021 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students

April 23

Class of 2022 Spring Break Day (no classes)

May 14

Last day of classes/exams

May 18

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students

May 21-23

Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony

May 25

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

Summer 2021 - Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session
May 24

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

May 31 Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)
Varies Last day to add/drop (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
July 5 Independence Day (offices closed, classes in session)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
August 20 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due one week after the last day of class at 12 p.m.
August 27 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
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)

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Flex MBA
Spring 2021
January 25

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

February 3

Last day to add classes

February 12

Last day to drop classes (contact the Graduate Registrar)

February 13

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

March 1

Spring Break Day (no classes)

March 9

Spring Break Day (no classes)

March 15

Summer 2021 registration opens for continuing students

March 16-28

Fall 2021 priority registration for continuing students

March 24

Spring Break Day (no classes)

March 25

Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)

April 1

Spring Break Day (no classes)

April 13 Fall 2021 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
May 6 Last day of classes
May 13

Last day of exams

May 18

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students

May 22-23

Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony

May 25

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

Summer 2021 - Session 1
March 15

Summer registration begins

May 24

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

May 28 Last day to add/drop
May 29 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
May 31 Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)
June 15 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
July 1 Last day of classes
July 5 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 7 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
August 27 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
Summer 2021 - Session 2
March 15 Summer registration begins
July 5 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 6

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

July 9 Last day to add/drop
July 10 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
July 27 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
August 12 Last day of classes
August 18 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
August 27 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
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)

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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
Spring 2021
January 25

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

February 3

Last day to add/drop

February 4

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

Varies

Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)

February 12

Spring Break Day (no classes)

February 26 Spring Break Day (no classes)
March 15

Summer 2021 registration begins for continuing students

March 16-28

Fall 2021 priority registration for continuing students

April 9 Spring Break Day (no classes)
April 13 Fall 2021 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
April 23 Spring Break Day (no classes)
May 14

Last day of classes/exams

May 18

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students

May 22-23

Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony

May 25

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

Summer 2021 - Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session for Bootcamp Courses
May 24

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

May 31 Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)
Varies Last day to add/drop (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
July 5 Independence Day (offices closed, classes in session)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
August 20 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due one week after the last day of class at 12 p.m.
August 27 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
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 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)

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M.S. in Business Analytics
Spring 2021
January 25

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

February 4

Last day to add/drop (contact the Graduate Registrar)

February 5

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

Varies

Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)

February 12

Spring Break Day (no classes)

February 26 Spring Break Day (no classes)
April 9 Spring Break Day (no classes)
April 23 Spring Break Day (no classes)
May 14

Last day of classes/exams

May 18

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students

May 22-23

Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony

May 25

Final spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students

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)

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Online Programs (OMBA, OMSBA, OMSM, FBA)
Spring 2021 - Session A
January 11

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins 

January 17

Last day to add/drop

January 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (offices closed)
Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

February 10

Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)

March 3

Last day of classes

March 10

Final grades due

May 22-23

Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony

Spring 2021 - Session B
March 8

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins 

March 14

Last day to add/drop

March 15

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Summer 2021 registration begins

April 7

Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)

April 28

Last day of classes

May 5

Final grades due

May 22-23

Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony

Summer 2021 - Session A
March 15 Summer registration begins
May 10

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins

May 16 Last day to add/drop
May 17 Withdrawal period begins
May 31 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 9 Last day to withdraw
June 30 Last day of classes
July 5 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 7 Final grades due at 12 p.m.
Summer 2021 - Session B
March 15 Summer registration begins
July 5

First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
Independence Day (offices closed)

July 11 Last day to add/drop
July 12 Withdrawal period begins
August 4 Last day to withdraw
August 25 Last day of classes
September 1 Final grades due at 12 p.m.
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 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)

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