Loyola University Maryland

International Student Services

International Student Academic Calendar

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Fall 2016 Semester

March 1 Applications due for Fall 2016 and full academic year
June 1 Fall 2016 Acceptance Letters and Form I-20 visa documentation mailed
(if application is complete)
August 30

Report date for all new International Students for Fall semester
(Undergraduate, Exchange, and Graduate Students)
-This is the only day that students will be allowed to move into their campus housing.
-Baltimore Airport and Train Station pick-ups will ONLY occur on this day.

August 31- September 2 International Student Orientation (mandatory)
 September 3-4  Undergraduate Welcome Weekend and OISS Day Trips
September 5 Labor Day, no classes
September 6 Fall Classes Begin
September 6-9 Drop/Add Period - Late Registration
October 14 Mid-semester Holiday
November 11 Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W"
November 23-November 27 Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes
November 28 Classes Resume
December 5 Spring 2017 Acceptance Letters and Form I20 Visa documentsmailed
(if application is completed by October 1)
December 12 Last day of classes for Fall semester
December 13 Study Day
December 14-22 Exams (no exams on Sundays)
December 22 Close of Fall semester. All students must check out of housing.
December 23-January 2 Winter/Christmas Break, University Closed

Spring 2017 Semester

January 10 Report date for all new International Students for Spring semester (Undergraduate, Exchange, and Graduate students)
-This is the only day that students will be allowed to move into their campus housing.
-Baltimore Airport and Train Station pick-ups will ONLY occur on this day.
January 11-13
New International Student Orientation (mandatory)
January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed, No Classes)
January 17 Classes Begin
March 6-12 Spring Holiday Break (No Classes)
March 13 Classes Resume
March 30
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W"
April 13-17
Easter Holiday (No Classes)
April 18
Classes Resume
May 1 Last day of classes for Spring semester
May 2 Study Day
May 3-11 Exams (no exams on Sundays)
May 11 Close of Spring semester. All students must checkout of housing.

**Day-trips will run on 3 Saturdays in each semester. Dates to be announced at orientation.**