Your Freshman Year

Starts This Fall

Academic & Financial Deadlines

Approved Semester Academic Calendar

  • Provides a general overview of start and end dates.

Academic Deadlines

  • Detailed listing for last day to add, drop, withdraw, and associated refunds.

Financial Deadlines: Billing Schedule

  • Student bill information and timeline.

Program and Other Important Events & Deadlines

February 28 FC Enrollment Form Opens. Enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Certain courses, particularly math and science, fill and close early.
March 2 Admitted Student Open House
March 6 Admitted Student Open House
March TBD Math Placement Test Opens.
March TBD Begin processing submitted FC Enrollment Forms.
April 3 Admitted Student Open House
April 10 Admitted Student Open House
May 1 Deadline for students requiring an F or J Visa to submit FC Enrollment Form.
May 1 Deadline to request campus housing.
August 23 Fall Welcome
August 23 Deadline to submit Medical History and Immunization Record Form. Failure to comply results in a registration block on the student record, preventing registration for the spring semester.
August 23 Deadline to complete Wellness Training (AlcoholEdu, Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, & Sexual Assault Prevention). Failure to complete these online courses results in a registration block on the student record, preventing registration for the spring semester.
August 27-30 Fall Move-In--Campus Housing
September 15 Deadline to waive UMD Student Health Insurance Plan. You will be automatically enrolled and charged if waiver not submitted. Once enrolled there are no refunds or cancellations.
November 14 Deadline, 4:30 p.m., to submit Change of Major Request. Contact fc@umd.edu.
Early December Advising and Registration for Spring Semester with the college of major intent.

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