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 8  Fall 2016 Acceptance Letters and Form I-20 visa documentation mailed
(if application is complete)
 August 30

  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 30- September 2  International Student Orientation (mandatory)
 September 5  Labor Day, no classes
 September 6  Fall Classes Begin
 September 6-9 Drop/Add Period - Late Registration
 October 1 Applications due for Spring 2017 semester  
 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 documents  mailed
(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 exchange 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
 Spring Orientation for new International Students (mandatory) 
-Held from 9:00 am-5:00 pm
-International Student Shopping Shuttle in the evening (optional)

January 15

Arrival date for returning students 

January 16
 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (University Closed, No Classes)
January 17 Classes Begin
January 17-20
Late Registration-In-Person Course Add/Drop Period
 March 1 Applications due for Fall 2017 and full academic year
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.**