Mason School of Business

Academic Calendar Dates

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Full-Time MBA
Summer 2020 - Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session
May 18

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)
July 3 Independence Day (offices closed, classes in session)
Varies Last day to add/drop (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
August 14 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due one week after the last day of class at 12 p.m.
August 14 Summer degree conferral date (no ceremony)
Fall 2020
August 24

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

September 6

Last day to add/drop

September 7

Labor Day (offices closed)

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
September 30 Deadline to apply for Spring or Summer graduation
October 12 - November 1 Spring 2021 priority registration for continuing students
November 16 Spring 2021 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
November 30 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 11 Last day of classes and exams
December 18 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Flex MBA
Summer 2020 - Session 1
March 16 Summer registration begins
May 18

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 22

Last day to add/drop

May 23

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

May 25

Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)

June 11

Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)

July 1

Final grades due at 9 a.m.

July 3

Independence Day (offices closed)

August 14

Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)

Summer 2020 - Session 2
March 16 Summer registration begins
June 29

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

July 3

Last day to add/drop

Independence Day (offices closed, classes in session)

July 4

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

July 23

Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)

August 6

Last day of classes

August 12

Final grades due at 9 a.m.

August 14

Summer degree conferral (no ceremony)

Fall 2020
August 24

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

September 6 Last day to add classes
September 7 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 11 Last day to drop classes (contact the Graduate Registrar)
September 12 Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 10 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
October 12 - November 1 Spring 2021 priority registration for continuing students
November 16 Spring 2021 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed)
November 30 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 3 Last day of classes and exams
December 10 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 22, 2021 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
Summer 2020 - Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session for Bootcamp Courses
May 18

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)
July 3 Independence Day (offices closed, classes in session)
Varies Last day of add/drop (contact the Graduate Registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
August 14 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due one week after the last day of class at 12 p.m.
August 14 Summer degree conferral date (no ceremony)
Fall 2020
August 19

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

September 6

Last day to add/drop

September 7

Labor Day (offices closed)

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
September 30 Deadline to apply for Spring or Summer graduation
October 12 - November 1 Spring 2021 priority registration for continuing students
November 16 Spring 2021 schedule adjustment begins for continuing students
November 24 Last day of classes and exams
November 25-29 Thanksgiving (offices closed)
December 7 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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M.S. in Business Analytics
Fall 2020
August 19

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

September 6

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

September 7

Labor Day (offices closed)

Withdrawal period begins (contact the Graduate Registrar)

Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the Graduate Registrar)
September 30 Deadline to apply for Spring or Summer graduation
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed)
November 30 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 4 Last day of classes and exams
December 11 Final fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Online MBA and Online M.S. in Business Analytics
Summer 2020 - Session A
March 16 Summer registration begins
May 4

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 10 Last day to add/drop
May 11 Withdrawal period begins
May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 3 Last day to withdraw
June 24 Last day of classes
July 1 Final grades due at 12 p.m.
Summer 2020 - Session B
March 16 Summer registration begins
May 25 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 29

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

July 3 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 5 Last day to add/drop
July 6 Withdrawal period begins
July 29 Last day to withdraw
August 19 Last day of classes
August 26 Final grades due at 12 p.m.
Fall 2020 - Session A
August 24

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

August 30 Last day to add/drop
August 31 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate Registrar)
September 7 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 23 Last day to withdraw (contact the graduate Registrar)
October 14 Last day of classes
October 21 Final grades due 
November 16 Spring 2021 registration begins
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Fall 2020 - Session B
October 26

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

November 1 Last day to add/drop
November 2 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate Registrar)
November 16 Spring 2021 registration begins
November 24 Last day to withdraw (contact the Graduate Registrar)
November 25-29 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed)
December 16 Last day of classes
December 23 Final grades due
January 22, 2021 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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