Mason School of Business

Academic Calendar Dates

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Full-Time MBA
Fall 2018
May 7 - September 5 New student registration
August 13 - 17 Bootcamp
August 20 - 24 Orientation
August 27 Classes begin
TBD Add/drop period (must see graduate registrar)
TBD Withdrawal period (must see graduate registrar)
September 3 Labor Day (offices closed)
October 1 Final deadline to apply for graduation in May or August
October 13 - 16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 22 Spring registration for continuing students begins
October 22 - 26 Sprint Week or DC Trek
November 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 19 Last day of classes/exams
January 2, 2019 Fall grades dues at 9 a.m.
January 11, 2019

Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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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)
TBD Add/Drop Period ends (see graduate registrar)
TBD Withdrawal Period begins (see graduate registrar)
Varies Last day to withdrawal - 60% of course (see graduate registrar)
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 18 Summer 2019 registration begins
TBD Fall 2019 registration
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
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Flex MBA
Fall 2018
August 13 NDS student registration
August 18 Orientation
August 27 First day of classes
August 27 - September 14 Add/drop period
September 3 Labor Day (no classes, offices closed)
September 15 - October 18 Withdrawal period (must see graduate registrar)
October 1 Final deadline to apply for graduation in May or August
October 13 - 16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 22 Spring registration for continuing students begins
November 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 10 Last day of classes
December 17 Last day of exams
January 2, 2019 Fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 11, 2019 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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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 (see 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 (see graduate registrar)

Summer 2019 registration begins

TBD

Fall 2019 registration

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
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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 2018
August 21 - 24  Orientation
August 27 Classes begin
August 27 - September 5 Add/drop period
September 3 Labor Day (classes in session, offices closed)
September 6 - October 18 Withdrawal period (must see graduate registrar)
October 1 Final deadline to apply for graduation in May or August
October 13 - 16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 22 Registration begins for continuing students
November 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 7 Last day of classes
December 19 Last day of exams
January 2, 2019 Fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 11, 2019 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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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)
TBD Add/Drop Period ends and Withdrawal Period begins (see graduate registrar)
Varies Withdrawal Period ends - 60% of course (see graduate registrar)
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 18 Summer 2019 registration begins
TBD Fall 2019 registration
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

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M.S. in Business Analytics
Fall 2018
August 27 - 28 Orientation
August 29 Classes begin
August 29 - September 7 Add/drop period
September 3 Labor Day (offices closed)
September 8 - October 18 Withdrawal period (must see graduate registrar)
October 1 Final deadline to apply for graduation in May or August
October 13 - 16 Fall Break
October 17 Classes resume from Fall Break
October 22 Spring 2019 registration begins
November 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Break
November 26 Classes resume from Thanksgiving Break
December 7 Classes end
December 19 Exams end
January 2, 2019 Fall grades due at 9 a.m.
January 11, 2019 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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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 (see graduate registrar)
March 2 - 10 Spring Break
March 11 Classes resume from Spring Break
March 20 Withdrawal Period ends (see graduate registrar)
March 18 Summer 2019 registration begins
TBD Fall 2019 registration
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

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Online MBA and Online M.S. in Business Analytics
Fall 2018
July 16 - September 2 Registration for Fall 2019 classes

A: August 27

B: October 22

Classes begin

A: August 27 - September 2

B: October 22 - 28

Add/drop period

September 3

Labor Day (offices closed)

A: September 3 - 26

B: October 29 - November 21

Withdrawal period

A: October 17

B: December 12

Classes end

A: October 24

B: December 19

Final grades due
November 15 - January 13, 2019 Registration for Spring 2019 classes
November 21 - 25 Thanksgiving Break (offices closed)
January 11, 2019 Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

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Spring 2019

A: January 7

B: March 4

Classes begin

Add/Drop Period begins

January 11

Winter degree conferral (no ceremony)

A: January 13

B: March 10

Add/Drop Period ends

A: January 14

B: March 11

Withdrawal Period begins

TBD

Summer 2019 registration begins

A: February 6

B: April 3

Withdrawal Period end

A: February 27

B: April 24

Classes end

A: March 6

B: May 1

Final grades due
May 11 - 12

Spring Degree Conferral

Commencement Ceremony

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Summer 2019
Flex Summer 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

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 graduation (degree conferral date, no ceremony)
Flex Summer 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

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 graduation (degree conferral date, no ceremony)
Non-Standard (NSB) Summer Session
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 graduation (degree conferral date, no ceremony)

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