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Mason School of Business

Academic Calendar Dates

W&M Residential Programs

Includes: Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, Master of Accounting, M.S. in Business Analytics
Please visit the Graduate Mason School of Business program websites for specific program dates.

Executive MBA

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

Online Programs

Includes: Online MBA, Online MSBA, Online MSM, Online MSF, and Online FBA

Resources
W&M Residential Programs
Fall 2022

Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, Master of Accounting, M.S. in Business Analytics 
Please visit the Graduate Mason School of Business program websites for specific program dates.

August 29 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 5 Labor Day (offices closed, classes in session remotely)
September 7 Last day to add/drop a full-term course *
September 8 Withdrawal period begins * (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 13-16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 30 Last day to withdraw from a full-term course * (contact the Graduate Registrar)
November 8 Election Day (offices closed, classes in session in-person)
November 21-22 Remote instruction days (courses in session remotely, offices closed)
November 23-27 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 28 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
Spring 2023 registration begins for continuing students
December 21 Last day of classes/exams
January 3, 2023 Final fall grades due by 9 a.m.
January 20, 2023 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

*Short-term courses: withdrawal period ends when 60% of the course is complete

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Spring 2023

Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, Master of Accounting, M.S. in Business Analytics 
Please visit the Graduate Mason School of Business program websites for specific program dates.

January 23 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
February 1 Last day to add/drop a full-term course *
February 2 Withdrawal period begins * (contact the Graduate Registrar)
March 11-19 Spring Break
March 20 Classes resume from Spring Break
Summer 2023 registration begins for continuing students
March 26 Last day to withdraw from a full-term course * (contact the Graduate Registrar)
April 18 Fall 2023 registration begins for continuing students
May 12 Last day of classes/exams
May 16 Spring grades due by 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 18-20 Spring Degree Conferral and Commencement Ceremony
May 23 Spring grades due by 9 a.m. for continuing students

*Short-term courses: withdrawal period ends when 60% of the course is complete

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Summer 2023

Full-Time MBA, Part-Time MBA, Master of Accounting, M.S. in Business Analytics 
Please visit the Graduate Mason School of Business program websites for specific program dates.

Summer Session 1
March 20 Summer registration begins
May 22 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
May 26 Last day to add/drop
May 27 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
May 29 Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)
June 13 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
June 19 Juneteenth (offices closed, classes may be in session)
June 29 Last day of classes
July 4 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 6 Final grades due by 12 p.m.
August 25 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
Summer Session 2
March 20 Summer registration begins
July 10 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
July 14 Last day to add/drop
July 15 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
August 1 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
August 17 Last day of classes
August 24 Final grades due by 12 p.m.
August 25 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session for Bootcamp Courses
May 22 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
May 29 Memorial Day (office closed, no classes)
Varies Last day to add/drop (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
June 19 Juneteenth (offices closed, classes may be in session)
July 4 Independence Day (offices closed, classes may be in session)
August 19 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due one week after last day of class by 12 p.m.
August 25 Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)
Online Programs (OMBA, OMSBA, OMSM, OMSF, FBA)
Fall 2022 - Session A
August 29 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
September 4 Last day to add/drop
September 5 Withdrawal period begins (contact Graduate Registrar)
Labor Day (offices closed)
September 28 Last day to withdraw (contact Graduate Registrar)
October 19 Last day of classes
October 24 Spring 2023 registration begins
October 26 Final grades due 
January 20, 2023 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Fall 2022 - Session B
October 24 Spring 2023 registration begins
October 31 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
November 6 Last day to add/drop
November 7 Withdrawal period begins (contact Graduate Registrar)
November 8 Election Day (offices closed)
November 23-27 Thanksgiving (offices closed)
November 30 Last day to withdraw (contact Graduate Registrar)
December 21 Last day of classes
December 28 Final grades due 
January 20, 2023 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Spring 2023 - Session A
January 9 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
January 15 Last day to add/drop
January 16 Withdrawal period begins (contact Graduate Registrar)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (offices closed)
February 8 Last day to withdraw (contact Graduate Registrar)
March 1 Last day of classes
March 3-5 Required residency program (OMBA & OMSM only)
March 8 Final grades due 
May 18-20 Spring Degree Conferral and Commencement Ceremony
Spring 2023 - Session B
March 6 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
March 12 Last day to add/drop
March 13 Withdrawal period begins (contact Graduate Registrar)
March 15 Summer 2023 registration begins
April 5 Last day to withdraw (contact Graduate Registrar)
April 11 Fall 2023 registration begins
April 26 Last day of classes
May 3 Final grades due 
May 18-20 Spring Degree Conferral and Commencement Ceremony

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Summer 2023 - Session A
March 15 Summer registration begins
May 8 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
May 14 Last day to add/drop
May 15 Withdrawal period begins (contact Graduate Registrar)
May 29 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 7 Last day to withdraw (contact Graduate Registrar)
June 19 Juneteenth (offices closed)
June 28 Last day of classes
July 4 Independence day (offices closed)
July 5 Session A final grades due by 12 p.m.
Summer 2023 - Session B
March 15 Summer registration begins
July 3 First day of classes
Add/drop period begins
July 4 Independence day (offices closed)
July 9 Last day to add/drop
July 10 Withdrawal period begins (contact Graduate Registrar)
August 2 Last day to withdraw (contact Graduate Registrar)
August 23 Last day of classes
August 30 Session B final grades due by 12 p.m.

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Academic calendar dates are subject to change.