Loyola University Maryland

International Student Services

International Student Academic Calendar

*Update: Spring 2021 Inbound Exchange Programs have been cancelled in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic to ensure optimal health and safety.* 

Fall 2021 Semester Schedule

Date Event
TBD New international and exchange student arrival and required Orientation.
September 7 Fall 2021 Undergraduate Semester Courses Begin
September 10 Fall 2021 Add/Drop Period Ends for Undergraduate Students
October 15 Midsemester Holiday
November 15 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Fall Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
November 23 Thanksgiving Break begins after last class
November 24-28 Thanksgiving Break (no classes)
November 29 Classes Resume
December 10 Last day of classes for fall 2021 semester.
December 13-21 Exams and close of fall semester (including Saturday, December 18)
December 24-January 3 Christmas Break (University closed)

Spring 2022 Semester Schedule

Date Event
TBD New international exchange student arrival, move-in and required Orientation.
January 4 University opens for spring 2022 semester.
January 17 Martin Luther King. Jr. Holiday (University closed)
January 18 Spring 2022 semester begins for undergraduate students.
January 21 Spring 2022 Add/Drop Period Ends for Undergraduate Students
March 7-13 Spring Break
April 1 Course Withdrawal Period ends for Spring Semester; last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W
April 14-18 Easter Break (no classes)
April 19 Classes Resume
May 3 Last day of classes for spring 2022 semester for undergraduate students.
May 4 Study Day
May 5-13 Exams and close of Spring 2022 semester (including Saturday May 7)
May 20 Baccalaureate Mass (graduating undergraduate and graduate students)
May 21 Commencement (graduating undergraduate and graduate students)