Loyola University Maryland

International Student Services

International Student Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 Semester

August 27

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 28-30 International Student Orientation (mandatory)
September 2 Labor Day, no classes
September 3 Fall Classes Begin
September 3-6 Drop/Add Period - Late Registration
October 18 Mid-semester Holiday
November 8 Last day to withdraw from a course with a grade of "W"
November 27-December 1 Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes
December 2 Classes Resume
December 9 Last day of classes for Fall semester
December 10 Study Day
December 11-19 Exams (no exams on Sundays)
December 20 Close of Fall semester. All students must check out of housing.
December 23-January 1 Winter/Christmas Break, University Closed

Spring 2020 Semester

 January 13 Spring Semester Begins 
January 13-16

Late Registration-In-Person Course Add/Drop Period

January 16 Add/Drop Period ends for Spring semester
January 20

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"

-Graduate students will need to check their academic calendar on the Records Office webpage

April 9-13 Easter Break (No classes)
April 14
Classes resume
April 28 Last day of classes for Spring Semester
April 29 Study Day
April 30-May 8 Exams (no exams on Sundays)
May 9 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.**