Loyola University Maryland

International Programs

Academic Calendar for Exchanges

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Fall 2014 Semester

April 1 Applications due for Fall 2013 and full academic year
June 14 Fall 2014 Acceptance Letters and I-20 visa documents mailed (if application is complete by April 1st)
August 27 Report date for Exchange Students for Fall semester
August 27-31 International Student Orientation (mandatory)
September 1 Labor Day Holiday, No Classes
September 2 Classes Begin
September 2-5 Drop/Add Period - Late Registration
October 1
Applications Due for Spring 2014 semester
October 17 Mid-semester Holiday 
November 10
Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W"
November 26-
November 30
Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes
December 1 Classes Resume
December 6 Spring 2015 Acceptance Letters and I-20 visa documents mailed (if application is complete by October 1)
December 10 Last day of classes for Fall semester
December 11 Study Day
December 12-20 Exams (no exams on Sundays)
December 20 Close of Fall semester.  All students must check out of housing.
December 24 - January 4 Winter/Christmas Break, University Closed

Spring 2015 Semester

January 7

Report date for new exchange students for Spring semester
-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 7-10 Spring Orientation for New International Students (mandatory)
-Held from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
-International Student Shopping Shuttle in evening (Optional)
January 12 Classes Begin
January 12-15 Late Registration-In-Person Course Add/Drop Period
January 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed, No Classes)
March 2-8 Spring Holiday Break (No Classes)
March 9 Classes Resume
March 27 Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W"
April 1 Applications due for Fall 2014 semester
April 2-6 Easter Holiday (No Classes)
 April 3-6 Easter Holiday (University Closed)
April 7 Classes Resume
April 27 Last day of classes for Spring semester 
April 28 Study Day
April 29-May 7 Exams (no exams on Sundays)
May 7 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.**