Semester Calendar 2018-2019

Fall Semester - 2018

Event Date
First Day of Classes August 27 (Monday)
Labor Day September 3 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Recess November 21- 25 (Wednesday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes December 10 (Monday)
Reading Day December 11 (Tuesday)
Final Exams December 12-18 (Wednesday-Tuesday)
Commencement - Main/College/Department Ceremonies1 December 18 (Tuesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies1 December 19 (Wednesday)

Winter Term - 2019

Event Date
Classes Begin January 2 (Wednesday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 21 (Monday)
Classes End January 22 (Tuesday)

Spring Semester - 2019

Event Date
First Day of Classes January 28 (Monday)
Spring Break March 17-24 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 14 (Tuesday)
Reading Day May 15 (Wednesday)
Final Exams May 16-22 (Thursday-Wednesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies1 May 23 (Thursday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony and College/Departmental Ceremonies 1 May 24 (Friday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies1 May 25 (Saturday)

Summer Term - 2019

Event Date
Sessions I and I-A Begin May 28 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 14 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 17 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Thursday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 5 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 8 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 26 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins July 29 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 16 (Friday)

All dates are subject to change. Updates and future academic calendars can be viewed at https://www.provost.umd.edu/calendar/.