Mason School of Business

Academic Calendar Dates

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Full-Time MBA
Spring 2019
January 11

Winter Degree Conferral (no ceremony)

January 14

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
Varies Add/drop period ends (contact the graduate registrar)
Varies Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the graduate registrar)
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 18 Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 registration begins for continuing students
May 3 Last day of classes and exams
May 8 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 11 - 12 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students
Summer 2019 - Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session
May 13

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

July 4 Independence Day (offices closed, no classes)
Varies Last day to add/drop (contact the graduate registrar)
Varies Last day to withdraw - 60% of course (contact the graduate registrar)
August 15 Last day of classes
Varies Final grades due one week after the last day of the course at 12 p.m.
August 23 Summer Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Fall 2019
August 26 Classes and add/drop period begins
September 2 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 4 Add/drop period ends
Varies Withdrawal period ends - 60% of course (contact the graduate registrar)
September 30 Final deadline to apply for spring or summer graduation
October 12-15 Fall Break
October 16 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 21 Spring 2020 registration begins for continuing students
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
December 2 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 18 Last day of classes/exams
January 2, 2020 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
January 17, 2020 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Flex MBA
Spring 2019
January 11 Winter Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
January 14

First day of classes

Add/Drop Period begins

January 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)

January 23 Last day to add classes
January 24 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
February 1 Last day to drop classes
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 18

Withdrawal period ends (contact the graduate registrar)

Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 registration begins for continuing students

April 29 Last day of classes
May 6 Last day of exams
May 8 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 11 - 12 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students
Summer 2019 - Session 1
March 18 Summer registration begins
May 13

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 17

Last day to add/drop

May 18

Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)

May 27

Memorial Day (offices closed, no classes)

June 4 Last day to withdraw
June 20 Last day of classes
June 26 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
August 23 Summer Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Summer 2019 - Session 2
March 18 Summer registration begins
June 24

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

June 28

Last day to add/drop

June 29

Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)

July 4 Independence Day (offices closed, no classes)
July 19 Last day to withdraw
August 3 Last day of classes
August 9 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
August 23 Summer Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Fall 2019
August 26 Classes and add/drop period begins
September 2 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 4 Last day to add classes
September 13 Last day to drop classes (contact the graduate registrar)
September 14 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
September 30 Final deadline to apply for spring or summer graduation
October 12-15 Fall Break
October 16 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 21 Spring 2020 registration begins for continuing students
October 24 Withdrawal period ends (contact the graduate registrar)
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
December 2 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 16 Last day of classes/exams
January 2, 2020 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
January 17, 2020 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 2019
January 11 Winter Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
January 14

First day of classes

Add/Drop period begins

January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
Varies Add/drop period ends (contact the graduate registrar)
Varies Withdrawal period ends - 60% of course (contact the graduate registrar)
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume from Spring Break
May 3 Last day of classes and exams
May 8 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 11 - 12 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students
Summer 2019 - Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session for Bootcamp Courses
May 13

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

July 4 Independence Day (offices closed, no classes)
August 7 Last day to add/drop
August 15 Last day of classes
TBD Final grades due one week after the last day of the course at 12 p.m.
August 23 Summer Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Fall 2019
August 26 Classes and add/drop period begins
September 2 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 4 Add/drop period ends
Varies Withdrawal period ends - 60% of course (contact the graduate registrar)
September 30 Final deadline to apply for spring or summer graduation
October 12-15 Fall Break
October 16 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 21 Spring 2020 registration begins for continuing students
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
December 2 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 13 Last day of classes/exams
January 2, 2020 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
January 17, 2020 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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M.S. in Business Analytics
Spring 2019
January 11 Winter Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
January 16 First day of classes
January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no classes, offices closed)
January 28 Add/drop period ends
January 29 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 20 Withdrawal period ends (contact the graduate registrar)
May 3 Last day of classes and exams
May 8 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for graduating students
May 11 - 12 Spring Degree Conferral & Commencement Ceremony
May 14 Spring grades due at 9 a.m. for continuing students
Fall 2019
August 26 Classes and add/drop period begins
September 2 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 4 Add/drop period ends
September 5 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
September 30 Final deadline to apply for spring or summer graduation
October 12-15 Fall Break
October 16 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 24 Last day to withdraw (contact graduate registrar)
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed, no classes)
December 2 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 13 Last day of classes/exams
January 2, 2020 Final grades due at 9 a.m.
January 17, 2020 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Online MBA and Online M.S. in Business Analytics
Spring 2019 - Session A
January 7

Classes begin

Add/drop period begins

January 11 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
January 13 Add/drop period ends
January 14 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
February 6 Withdrawal period ends (contact the graduate registrar)
February 27 Classes end
March 6 Final grades due
Spring 2019 - Session B

March 4

Classes begin

Add/drop period begins

March 10

Add/drop period ends

March 11

Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)

Summer 2019 and Fall 2019 registration begins

April 3

Withdrawal period ends (contact the graduate registrar)

April 24

Classes end

May 1

Final grades due
May 11-12

Spring Degree Conferral and Commencement Ceremony

Summer 2019 - Session A
March 11 Summer registration begins
May 6

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

May 12 Last day to add/drop
May 13 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
May 27 Memorial Day (offices closed)
June 5 Last day to withdraw (contact the graduate registrar)
June 26 Last day of classes
July 3 Final grades due at 12 p.m.
September 2 Summer Degree Conferral (no ceremony)
Summer 2019 - Session B
March 11 Summer registration begins
July 1

First day of classes

Add/drop period begins

July 4 Independence Day (offices closed)
July 7 Last day to add/drop 
July 8 Withdrawal period begins (contact the graduate registrar)
July 31 Last day to withdraw (contact the graduate registrar)
August 21 Last day of classes
August 28 Final grades due at 12 p.m.
September 2 Summer graduation (degree conferral date, no ceremony)
Fall 2019 - Session A
August 26 Classes and add/drop period begin
September 1 Last day to add/drop
September 2 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 2-25 Withdrawal period (contact the graduate registrar)
October 16 Classes end
October 21 Registration begins for Spring 2020
October 23 Final grades due
January 17, 2020 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)
Fall 2019 - Session B
October 28 Classes and add/drop period begin
November 3 Last day to add/drop
November 4-20 Withdrawal period (contact the graduate registrar)
November 27 - December 1 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed)
December 18 Classes end
December 25 Final grades due
January 17, 2020 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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