Calendars

Semesters:


Spring 2020

Payment Schedule

Dates of RegistrationPayment Due*
Registration through January 20January 21
January 21 - January 285th business day
January 29 and afterApproved adds after deadline will incur fees up to $125

*by 4:30 PM at Cashier’s Office (10:30 PM on Bill+Payment) or student will be subject to a late payment fee of up to $125

Semester Calendar

Dates listed below are for full semester courses only. For add/drop deadlines for courses that meet less than a full semester, see Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates.

Important Dates

Spring 2020Date for Full Semester
Martin Luther King Day (no classes)January 20
First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification Application; full semester waitlists removedJanuary 21
Payment Due DateJanuary 21
Last day to add classes - all individualized section forms dueJanuary 28
Last day to drop with 100% tuition refundFebruary 5
Last day to drop with 50% tuition refundFebruary 11
Last day Third Party Billing Authorizations acceptedFebruary 11
Drop period begins with no tuition refundFebruary 12
Unrestricted Withdrawal PeriodFebruary 12- February 24
Midterm progress reporting period (100-200 level classes) — grades available via Patriot WebFebruary 17 - March 20
Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)February 25 - March 30
Spring RecessMarch 9 - March 15
Dissertation/Thesis DeadlineMay 1
Last day of classesMay 4
Reading DaysMay 5
Exam Period (beginning at 7:30 am)May 6 - May 13
CommencementMay 15
Degree Conferral DateMay 16


Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates

There are standard Part-of-Term codes designated for courses that meet for the full semester (1), the first half of the semester (1F), or the last half of the semester (1L). Some courses meet for less than the full semester and have modified add, drop, and tuition liability dates. The part-of term code for non-standard courses will be listed in the section notes on Patriot Web. Please refer to the chart below for specific add/drop deadline dates.

Please note: Courses may be assigned to a Part-of-Term code that doesn’t necessarily match the exact start and end date for the section. Students should consult Patriot Web for the exact start and end dates for these non-standard courses.

Liability Dates

Part-of-Term CodeDatesLast Day to AddLast Day to Drop (with 100% tuition refund)Final Drop Deadline (50% Refund)Unrestricted Withdraw Period (Full Tuition Liability)Selective Withdrawal Period* (Full Tuition Liability)
Full Semester 1 1/21-5/131/282/52/112/12-2/242/25-3/30
7.5 Week : Session 1 (751) 1/15-3/61/171/21 (Final Drop)N/A1/22-2/32/4-2/10
7.5 Week: Session II (752) 3/16-5/53/183/20 (Final Drop)N/A3/21-4/24/3-4/9
First Half 1F 1/21-3/91/28TBD (Final Drop)N/A2/1-2/32/4-2/11
Middle Half 1M 2/3-3/282/10TBD (Final Drop)N/A2/14-2/162/17-2/24
Last Half 1L3/16-5/43/24TBD (Final Drop)N/A3/28-3/303/31-4/7
Winter Intersession 1W1-6-1/171/81/8N/AN/AN/A
Independent Study 1I 1/21-5/131/282/52/112/12-2/242/25-3/30
S1 1/6-3/11/91/9N/AN/A1/10-2/2
S2 3/2-4/263/53/5N/AN/A3/6-3/29

*The Selective Withdrawal Period applies to undergraduate degree-seeking students only. See http://catalog.gmu.edu/ for further details.

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Fall 2019

Payment Schedule

Dates of RegistrationPayment Due*
First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification ApplicationAugust 26
August 27 - September 3 5th business day
September 4 and afterApproved adds after deadline will incur fees up to $125

*by 4:30 PM at Cashier’s Office (10:30 PM on Bill+Payment) or student will be subject to a late payment fee of up to $125


Semester Calendar

Dates listed below are for full semester courses only. For add/drop deadlines for courses that meet less than a full semester, see Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates.

Important Dates

Fall 2019Date
4 Installment Plan - 1st Payment DueJuly 22
Last Day to Enroll 4 Installment PlanAugust 6
4 Installment Plan - 2nd Payment DueAugust 20
First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification Application; Payment Due DateAugust 26
2 Installment Plan - 1st Payment DueAugust 26
3 Installment Plan - 1st Payment DueAugust 26
Labor Day, university closedSeptember 2
Last day to add classes for Full Semester — all individualized section forms dueSeptember 3
Last Day to enroll in Mason Payment PlanSeptember 4
Last day of classesDecember 7
Last Day to Drop with 100% tuition refund for Full Semester September 9
Drop period begins with 50% tuition refund for Full Semester September 10
Last day Third Party Billing Authorizations acceptedSeptember 10
Final Drop Deadline with 50% tuition refund for Full Semester September 17
Self Withdrawal Period for Full SemesterSeptember 18 - September 30
3 Installment Plan - 2nd Payment DueSeptember 20
4 Installment Plan - 3rd Payment DueSeptember 20
Midterm progress reporting period (100-200 level classes)—grades available via Patriot WebSeptember 23 - October 18
Selective Withdrawal Period for Full Semester (undergraduate students only)October 1 - October 29
Fall Break (Monday classes/labs meet Tuesday. Tuesday classes do not meet this week)October 14
2 Installment Plan - Final Payment DueOctober 21
3 Installment Plan - Final Payment DueOctober 21
4 Installment Plan - Final Payment DueOctober 21
Incomplete work from spring/summer 2019 due to instructorOctober 25
Incomplete grade changes from spring/summer 2019 due to registrarNovember 1
Thanksgiving recessNovember 27 - December 1
Reading DaysDecember 9 - December 10
Exam PeriodDecember 11 - December 18
Winter Graduation CeremonyDecember 19
Degree Conferral DateDecember 21

Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates

Some courses meet for less than the full semester and therefore have modified add, drop, and tuition liability dates proportional to their length. There are standard Part-of-Term codes designated for courses that meet for the full semester (1),the first half of the semester (1F), or the last half of the semester (1L), but additional Part-of-Term codes are assigned to courses with non-standard start and end dates. The part-of term code for non-standard courses will be listed in the section notes on Patriot Web. If you register for a course that meets less than the full semester, refer to the chart below for add/drop deadlines. Courses may be assigned to a Part-of-Term code that does not necessarily match the exact start and end date for the section, so students should consult Patriot Web for the exact start and end dates for non-standard sections.

Liability Dates

Part-of-Term Code DatesLast Day to AddLast Day to Drop with 100% tuition refundClass Drop with 50% tuition refund periodSelf-Withdrawal Period (100% tuition liability)Selective Withdrawal Period (100% tuition liability)
1 (Full Semester)8/26-12/189/39/99/10-9/179/18-9/3010/1-10/29
751 (7.5 Week: Session I)8/26-10/168/288/30N/A8/31-9/139/14-9/20
752 (7.5 Week: Session II)10/21-12/1310/2310/25N/A10/26-11/711/8-11/14
1F (First Half)8/26-10/139/39/6N/A9/8-9/109/11-9/18
1M (Middle Half)9/9-10/279/169/19N/A9/21-9/239/24-10/01
1L (Last Half)10/14-12/1810/2110/24N/A10/26-10/2810/29-11/05
1I (Independent Study)8/26-12/189/39/99/10-9/179/18-9/3010/1-10/29
S1 (8 Week: Module I)8/26-10/209/39/3N/A9/4-9/22N/A
S2 (8 Week: Module II)10/21-12/1510/2810/28N/A10/29-11/17N/A

*The Selective Withdrawal Period applies to undergraduate degree-seeking students only. See http://catalog.gmu.edu/ for further details.

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Summer 2019

Payment Schedule

Dates of RegistrationPayment Due*
Registration through May 19May 20
After May 205th business day

*by 4:30 PM at Cashier’s Office (10:30 PM on Bill+Payment) or student will be subject to a late payment fee of up to $125

Semester Calendar

Dates listed below are for full semester courses only. For add/drop deadlines for courses that meet less than a full semester, see Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates.

Important Dates

Summer 2019Date
First day of classes; Payment Due Date for All SessionsMay 20
A Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition penaltyMay 22
D Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition penaltyMay 24
1 Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition penaltyMay 28
A Session: Last day to drop with tuition penaltyJune 3
A Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)June 4 - Jun 11
B Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition penaltyJune 6
D Session: Last day to drop with a tuition penaltyJune 13
D Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)June 14 - June 28
1 Session: Last day to drop with tuition penaltyJune 18
1 Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)June 19 - July 11
B Session: Last day to drop with tuition penaltyJune 20
B Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)June 21 - July 9
C Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition penaltyJune 26
Last day Third Party Billing Authorizations acceptedJune 26
C Session: Last day to drop with a tuition penaltyJuly 8
C Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)July 9 - July 16


Part-of-Term Tuition Liability Dates

Some courses meet for period which do no correspond to the three standard summer sessions and therefore have modified add, drop, and tuition liability dates proportional to their length. Part-of-Term codes are assigned to courses with non-standard start and end dates. The part-of term code for non-standard courses will be listed in the section notes on Patriot Web. If you register for a course that meets less than the full semester, refer to the chart below for add/drop deadlines. Courses may be assigned to a Part-of-Term code that does not necessarily match the exact start and end date for the section, so students should consult Patriot Web for the exact start and end dates for non-standard sections.

Liability Dates

Part-of-Term CodeLast Day to Add/Drop (no tuition liability)Last day to Drop (with 50% liability)Selective Withdrawal Period* (100% liability)
1 (5/20-8/10)5/286/186/19-7/11
1A (5/20-6/22)5/226/36/4-6/11
1B (6/3-7/27)6/66/206/21-7/9
1C (6/24-7/27)6/267/87/9-7/16
1D (5/20-7/27)5/246/136/14-6/28
SE (5/20-7/12)5/246/76/8-6/14
S3 (7/15-8/16)7/178/1N/A
1I (5/20-8/10)5/286/186/19-7/11
1N (5/20-8/10)5/286/186/19-7/11
S1 (4/29-6/23)5/65/26N/A
S2 (6/24-8/18)7/17/21N/A

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