Loyola University Maryland

International Student Services

International Student Academic Calendar

Fall 2018 Semester

March 1 Applications due for Fall 2018 and full academic year 
(Exchanges only)
 June 8  Fall 2018 Acceptance Letters and Form I-20 visa documentation mailed
(if application is complete)
 August 28

  Report date for Exchange Students for Fall 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.

 August 29-31  International Student Orientation (mandatory)
     
 September 3  Labor Day, no classes
 September 4  Fall Classes Begin
 September 4-7 Drop/Add Period - Late Registration
 October 1 Applications due for Spring 2018 semester
(Exchanges only)  
 October 19  Mid-semester Holiday 
 November 9  Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W"
 November 21-November 25  Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes
 November 26  Classes Resume
 December 5 Spring 2018 Acceptance Letters and Form I-20 Visa documents  mailed
(if application is completed 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 1  Winter/Christmas Break, University Closed

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

Spring 2019 Semester

January 14 Spring Semester Begins
 January 14-17 Late Registration: In-Person Add/Drop Period
 January 17 Add/Drop Period ends for Spring Semester
 January 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed)
 March 4-10 Spring Break Holiday (No Classes)
 March 11 Classes Resume
 March 29 Last day to withdraw form a course with a grade of W
 April 18-22 Easter Break (No Classes)
 April 23 Classes Resume
 April 30 Last day of classes for Spring Semester
May 1 Study Day
May 2-10 Exams and close of Spring Semester, including Saturday, May 4