Deadlines

Graduation Deadlines

DECEMBER 13, 2021

Master's Non-Thesis

Final date to complete non-thesis requirements for your program.

JANUARY 5, 2022

Master's Programs/Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

Graduate Program Staff: Final date to submit the Approved Program Form and U.achieve audit to the Graduate Office (chem-gradoffice@umd.edu).

FEBRUARY 4, 2022

Application for Graduation

Master’s and Doctoral Students: Final date to submit the Application for Graduation in order to graduate this semester/term.

FEBRUARY 18, 2022

Nomination of Dissertation Committee Form

Doctoral Students: Final date to submit Nomination of Dissertation Committee Form to the Graduate Office (chem-gradoffice@umd.edu).

MARCH 1, 2022

Nomination of Thesis Committee

Master’s Thesis Students: Nomination of Thesis Committee Form to the Graduate Office (chem-gradoffice@umd.edu).

APRIL 19, 2022

Dissertation Forms

Doctoral Students: Final date to submit dissertation via ETD System and electronic publication form, to the Graduate Office. 

Dissertation directors to submit signed Report of Examining Committee form to the Office of the Registrar (registrar-graduate@umd.edu). 

MAY 16, 2022

Nomination of Dissertation Committee Form

Doctoral Students: Final date to submit Nomination of Dissertation Committee Form to the Graduate Office (chem-gradoffice@umd.edu).

MAY 26, 2022

Master's Programs/Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

Graduate Program Staff: Final date to submit the Approved Program Form and U.achieve audit

Registration Deadlines

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Schedule Adjustment Period

Aug 30 - Sept 13, 2021

Jan 24 - Feb 4, 2022

Mandatory Waitlist Checkin Period

Aug 30 - Sept 14, 2021

Jan 24 - Feb 7, 2022

Graduate Student Deadline to:

Cancel Registration

August 27, 2021

January 21, 2022

Change from Full-time to Part-Time

August 27, 2021

January 21, 2022

Add a Course

September 13, 2021

February 4, 2022

Apply for Graduation

September 13, 2021

February 4, 2022

Change Credit Level

November 8, 2021

April 8, 2022

Change Grading Option

November 8, 2021

April 8, 2022

Drop a Course

November 8, 2021

April 8, 2022

Fall

First Day of Classes

August 30th (Monday)

Final Exams

December 15th (Wednesday) - 21st (Tuesday)

Commencement

December 20th (Monday) - 22nd (Wednesday)

Winter

Classes Begin

January 3rd (Monday)

Classes End

January 21st (Friday)

Spring

First Day of Classes

January 24th (Monday)

Spring Break

March 20th (Sunday) - 27th (Sunday)

Last Day of Classes

May 10th (Tuesday)

Final Exams

May 12th (Thursday) - 18th (Wednesday)

Commencement

May 18th (Wednesday) - May 20th (Friday)