Academic Calendar and Important Dates

Registration Dates

Spring registration is open for all students.

Upcoming Registation Dates:

  • March 6: Summer priority registration opens for returning students.
  • March 11: Summer registration opens.
  • April 22: Fall priority registration opens for returning students who have completed 45+ credits.
  • April 23: Fall priority registration opens for returning students who have completed 30+ credits.
  • April 24: Fall priority registration opens for returning students who have completed 15+ credits.
  • April 25: Fall priority registration opens for returning students who have completed 1+ credits.
  • April 29: Fall registratrion opens for new students.
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Academic Calendar by Semester

  • Winter Session: December 21 - January 10

Important Dates


December 21, 2023
Classes begin for Winter Session.
December 21, 2023

Last day to drop for a 100% refund, please refer to the published Refund Policy: https://www.csmd.edu/costs-aid/refund-policy/index.html

December 23, 2023
Campuses closed: Winter Break begins
December 25, 2023 College closed (no classes): Christmas Day
January 1, 2024
College closed (no classes): New Year's Day
January 2, 2024 Last day to withdraw without a grade for Winter Session; Last day to change to audit/credit for Winter Session
January 10, 2024 Classes end for Winter Session.

  • Spring 15-Week Term (January 16 – May 6)
  • Spring 7-Week Term I (January 16 – March 4)
  • Spring 7-Week Term II (March 19 – May 6)

Important Dates

January 12, 2024 Winter Commencement
January 15, 2024 College closed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 16, 2024 Classes begin for Spring 15-Week Term and Spring 7-Week Term I
January 16, 2024

Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds

February 20, 2024 Last day to withdraw without a grade for Spring 7-Week Term I; Last day to change to audit/credit for Spring 7-Week Term I
March 4, 2024 Classes end for Spring 7-Week Term I.
March 6, 2024 Summer priority registration opens for returning students.
March 11, 2024 Summer registration opens.
March 11-17, 2024 Spring Break (College closed)
March 19, 2024 Classes begin for Spring 7-Week Term II.
March 19, 2024

Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds

March 31, 2024 College closed: Easter
April 8, 2024 Last day to withdraw without a grade for Spring 15-Week Term; Last day to change a audit/credit for Spring 15-Week Term
April 23, 2024 Last day to withdraw without a grade for Spring 7-Week Term II; Last day to change a audit/credit for Spring 7-Week Term II
April 22-26, 2024 Fall priority registration opens for returning students.
April 29, 2024 Fall registration opens.
May 6, 2024 Classes end for Spring 15-Week Term and 7-Week Term II.
May 10, 2024 Spring Commencement

  • Summer 15-Week Term (May 14 – August 26)
  • Summer 7-Week Term I (May 14 – July 1)
  • Summer 7-Week Term II (July 9 – August 26)

Important Dates

May 14, 2024 Classes begin for Summer 15-Week Term and Summer 7-Week Term I
May 14, 2024

Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds

May 25-27, 2024 College closed: Memorial Day
June 18, 2024 Last day to withdraw without a grade or change from audit/credit for Summer 7-Week Term I
June 19, 2024 College closed: Juneteenth
July 1, 2024 Classes end for Summer 7-Week Term I.
July 4, 2024 College closed: Independence Day
July 9, 2024
Classes begin for Summer 7-Week Term II.
July 9, 2024

Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds

August 2, 2024 Last day to withdraw without a grade or change from audit/credit for Summer 15-Week Term
August 13, 2024
Last day to withdraw without a grade or change from audit/credit for Summer 7-Week Term II
August 26, 2024
Classes end for Summer 15-Week Term and Summer 7-Week Term II

  • Fall 15-Week Term (Sept. 3 - Dec. 17)
  • Fall 7-Week Term I (Sept. 3 - Oct. 21)
  • Fall 7-Week Term II (Oct. 28 - Dec. 17)

 

Important Dates

August 31-September 2, 2024  College closed: Labor Day 
September 3, 2024  Classes begin for Fall 7-Week Term I and Fall 15-Week Term 
September 3, 2024

Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds

October 8, 2024  Last day to withdraw without a grade for Fall 7-Week Term I; Last day to change to audit/credit for Fall 7-Week Term I 
October 21, 2024  Classes end for Fall 7-Week Term I. Winter registration opens. 
October 28, 2024  Classes begin for Fall 7-Week Term II
October 28, 2024 Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds
November 4 –7, 2024  Spring priority registration opens. 
November 11, 2024  Spring registration opens for all students. 
November 19, 2024  Last day to withdraw without a grade for Fall 7-Week Term II; Last day to change to audit/credit for Fall 7-Week Term II 
November 27-December 1, 2024  College closed: Thanksgiving 
December 3, 2024  Last day to withdraw without a grade for Fall 15-Week Term; Last day to change to audit/credit for Fall 15-Week Term 
December 17, 2024  Classes end for Fall 7-Week Term II and Fall 15-Week Term 
December 19, 2024  Classes begin for Winter Session. 
December 19, 2024  Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds
December 20, 2024  Campuses closed: Winter Break begins; College closes at 3 p.m. 
December 25, 2024  College closed: Christmas Day 
January 1, 2025  College closed: New Year’s Day; Winter Break ends 

  • Winter Session (Dec. 19 - Jan. 10)

 

Important Dates

December 19, 2024  Classes begin for Winter Session
December 19, 2024 

Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds

December 20, 2024  Campuses closed: Winter Break begins; College closes at 3 p.m. 
December 25, 2024  College closed (no classes): Christmas Day 
January 1, 2025  College closed (no classes): New Year’s Day; Winter Break ends 
January 2, 2025  Last day to withdraw without a grade for Winter Session; Last day to change to audit/credit for Winter Session 
January 10, 2025  Classes end for Winter Session

  • Spring 15-Week Term (Jan. 21 - May 5)
  • Spring 7-Week Term I (Jan. 21 - March 5)
  • Spring 7-Week Term II (March 20 - May 5)


Important Dates

January 20, 2025  College closed: Martin Luther King Jr. Day 
January 21, 2025  Classes begin for Spring 7-Week Term I and Spring 15-Week Term 
January 21, 2025  Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds
February 21, 2025  Last day to withdraw without a grade for Spring 7-Week Term I; Last day to change to audit/credit for Spring 7-Week Term I 
March 5, 2025  Classes end for Spring 7-Week Term I 
March 10, 2025  Summer registration opens. 
March 10-16, 2025  College closed: Spring Break
March 20, 2025  Classes begin for Spring 7-Week Term II 
March 20, 2025 Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds
April 20, 2025  College closed: Easter 
April 8, 2025  Last day to withdraw without a grade for Spring 15-Week Term; Last day to change to audit/credit for Spring 15-Week Term 
April 22, 2025  Last day to withdraw without a grade for Spring 7-Week Term II; Last day to change a audit/credit for Spring 7-Week Term II 
April 21-24, 2025  Fall priority registration opens. 
April 28, 2025  Fall registration opens. 
May 5, 2025  Classes end for Spring 7-Week Term II and Spring 15-Week Term 
May 9, 2025  Spring Commencement 

  • Summer 15-Week Term (May 12 - Aug. 22)
  • Summer 7-Week Term I (May 12 – July 1)
  • Summer 7-Week Term II (July 7 - Aug. 22)

Important Dates

May 12, 2025  Classes begin for Summer 7-Week Term I and Summer 15-Week Term 
May 12, 2025  Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds
May 24-26, 2025  College closed: Memorial Day 
June 17, 2025  Last day to withdraw without a grade or change from audit/credit for Summer 7-Week Term I 
June 19, 2025  College closed: Juneteenth 
July 1, 2025  Classes end for Summer 7-Week Term I 
July 4, 2025  College closed: Independence Day 
July 7, 2025  Classes begin for Summer 7-Week Term II 
July 7, 2025  Last day to drop for a 100% refund; please refer to the published Refund Policy: www.csmd.edu/refunds
July 26, 2025  Last day to withdraw without a grade or change from audit/credit for Summer 15-Week Term 
August 9, 2025  Last day to withdraw without a grade or change from audit/credit for Summer 7-Week Term II 
August 22, 2025  Classes end for Summer 7-Week Term II and Summer 15-Week Term 

All dates are potentially subject to change.


add/Drop Period

The Add/Drop period, which takes place during the first few days of a semester, allows students to remedy schedule problems, ensure that they are in appropriate classes, change their mind about a course, or correct a situation if they realize that they do not belong in a specific course. If you are in good standing, you are encouraged to use online services to add or drop classes. 

The last day to add a class:

  • 15-week term classes: first seven calendar days of the semester (including the first day)
  • 7-week term classes: first three calendar days of the class (including the first day)
  • 3-week term classes: first day of the semester of the class (including the first day)

The last day to drop a class without a WD grade:

  • 15-week classes: seven calendar days of the class (including the first day)    
  • 7-week classes: three calendar days of the class (including the first day)
  • 3-week classes: three calendar days of the class (including the first day)

View the Refund Policy

 


myLearning access

Access to courses in myLearning will be available seven days prior to the course start date.

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