Loyola University Maryland

International Student Services

International Student Academic Calendar

Fall 2021 Semester

August 30 Fall Semester begins for First Eight-Week Session courses
September 2 International Student Orientation: Immigration Clearance and Welcome Session (required) with OISS
September 6 Labor Day (no classes)
September 8 Fall Semester Begins (check your graduate department's academic calendar for course schedule)
September 15 Course Withdrawal Period begins for fall semester.
October 1 Last day to withdraw from First Eight Week Session with a grade of W
December 1 Course withdrawal period ends for Fall semester, last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of W.
December 20-23  Exams and close of fall semester
December 24-January 2 Winter/Christmas Break, University Closed