Calendars

Semesters:


Fall 2020

Payment Schedule

Dates of RegistrationPayment Due*
First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification ApplicationAugust 24
August 25 - August 315th business day
September 1st 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 2020Date
First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification Application; Payment Due DateAugust 24
Last day to add classes for Full Semester — all individualized section forms dueAugust 31
Labor Day, university closedSeptember 7
Last Day to Drop with 100% tuition refund for Full Semester September 8
Drop period begins with 50% tuition refund for Full Semester September 9
Final Drop Deadline with 50% tuition refund for Full Semester September 15 (Final Drop)
Last day Third Party Billing Authorizations acceptedSeptember 16
Unrestricted Withdrawal Period for Full Semester: 100% Tuition LiabilitySeptember 16 - September 28
Midterm progress reporting period (100-200 level classes)—grades available via Patriot WebSeptember 21 - October 16
Selective Withdrawal Period for Full Semester (undergraduate students only) 100% tuition liabilitySeptember 29 - October 28
Fall Break (Monday classes/labs meet Tuesday. Tuesday classes do not meet this week)October 12
Thanksgiving recessNovember 25 - November 29
Last day of classesDecember 5
Incomplete work from spring/summer 2020 due to instructorDecember 5
Reading DaysDecember 7 - December 8
Exam PeriodDecember 9 - December 16
Incomplete grade changes from spring/summer 2020 due to registrarDecember 11
Winter Graduation CeremonyDecember 17
Degree Conferral DateDecember 19

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)8/24-12/168/319/89/159/16-9/289/29-10/28
751 (7.5 Week: Session I)8/24 - 10/48/268/28 (Final Drop)N/A8/29 - 9/119/12 - 9/18
752 (7.5 Week: Session II)10/19 - 12/11 10/2110/23 (Final Drop)N/A10/24 - 11/611/7 - 11/13
S1 (8 Week: Module I)8/17 - 10/118/248/24N/A8/25 - 9/13N/A
S2 (8 Week: Module II)10/14 - 12/1510/2110/21N/A10/22 - 11/15N/A
1F (First Half)8/24 - 10/119/19/4N/A9/6 - 9/89/9 - 9/16
1M (Middle Half)9/7 - 10/259/149/17N/A9/19 - 9/219/22 - 9/29
1L (Last Half)10/12 - 11/2910/1910/22N/A10/24 - 10/2610/27 - 11/3
1I (Independent Study)8/24 - 12/168/319/89/159/16 - 9/289/29 - 10/28

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

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Summer 2020

Payment Schedule

Dates of RegistrationPayment Due*
Registration through May 31June 1
After June 15th 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 2020Date
First day of classes; Payment Due Date for All SessionsJune 1
A Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition liabilityJune 3
SE Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition liabilityJune 3 (Add) / June 5 (Drop)
B Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition liabilityJune 4
D Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition liabilityJune 5
1 Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition liabilityJune 9
A Session: Last day to final drop with 50% tuition liabilityJune 9
B Session: Last day to final drop with 50% tuition liabilityJune 10
SE Session: Last day to final drop with 50% tuition liabilityJune 12
D Session: Last day to final drop with 50% tuition liabilityJune 17
B Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)June 19 - July 7
SE Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)June 20- June 26
Last day Third Party Billing Authorizations acceptedJune 23
1 Session: Last day to final drop with 50% tuition liabilityJune 23
D Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)June 24 - July 7
A Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)July 1 - July 23
1 Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)July 1 - July 23
C Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition liabilityJul 08
S3 - F Session: Last day to add/drop with no tuition liabilityJuly 14
C Session: Last day to final drop with 50% tuition liabilityJuly 14
C Session: Selective Withdrawal Period (undergraduate students only)July 21 - July 28
S3 - F Session: Last day to final drop with 50% tuition liabilityJuly 22


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 Final Drop (with 50% liability)Unrestricted Withdrawal Period (100% Tuition liability)Selective Withdrawal Period* (100% liability)
1 (6/1-8/22)6/96/236/24-6/307/1-7/23
1A (6/1-7/4)6/36/96/10-6/156/16-6/23
1B (6/1-7/25)6/46/106/11-6/186/19-7/7
1C (7/6-8/8)7/87/147/15-7/207/21-7/28
1D (6/1-8/8)6/56/176/18-6/236/24-7/7
SE (6/1-7/28)6/3 (Add) / 6/5 (Drop)6/126/13-6/196/20-6/26
S3 (7/13-8/14)7/147/227/23-7/30N/A
S1 (4/27-6/21)4/305/205/24N/A
S2 (6/22-8/16)6/257/157/19N/A

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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
8 Week: Session I (81)1/13-3/81/201/20 (Final Drop)N/A1/21-2/92/10-2/17
8 Week: Session II (82)3/16-5/103/233/23 (Final Drop)N/A3/24-4/124/13-4/20
First Half 1F 1/21-3/91/281/31 (Final Drop)N/A2/1-2/32/4-2/11
Middle Half 1M 2/3-3/282/102/13 (Final Drop)N/A2/14-2/162/17-2/24
Last Half 1L3/16-5/43/243/26 (Final Drop)N/A3/27-3/303/31-4/7
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 24
August 25 - August 315th business day
September 1st 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 2020Date
First day of classes; last day to submit Domicile Reclassification Application; Payment Due DateAugust 24
Last day to add classes for Full Semester — all individualized section forms dueAugust 31
Labor Day, university closedSeptember 7
Last Day to Drop with 100% tuition refund for Full Semester September 8
Drop period begins with 50% tuition refund for Full Semester September 9
Final Drop Deadline with 50% tuition refund for Full Semester September 15 (Final Drop)
Last day Third Party Billing Authorizations acceptedSeptember 16
Unrestricted Withdrawal Period for Full Semester: 100% Tuition LiabilitySeptember 16 - September 28
Midterm progress reporting period (100-200 level classes)—grades available via Patriot WebSeptember 21 - October 16
Selective Withdrawal Period for Full Semester (undergraduate students only) 100% tuition liabilitySeptember 29 - October 28
Fall Break (Monday classes/labs meet Tuesday. Tuesday classes do not meet this week)October 12
Thanksgiving recessNovember 25 - November 29
Last day of classesDecember 5
Incomplete work from spring/summer 2020 due to instructorDecember 5
Reading DaysDecember 7 - December 8
Exam PeriodDecember 9 - December 16
Incomplete grade changes from spring/summer 2020 due to registrarDecember 11
Winter Graduation CeremonyDecember 17
Degree Conferral DateDecember 19

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)8/24-12/168/319/89/159/16-9/289/29-10/28
751 (7.5 Week: Session I)8/24 - 10/48/268/28 (Final Drop)N/A8/29 - 9/119/12 - 9/18
752 (7.5 Week: Session II)10/19 - 12/11 10/2110/23 (Final Drop)N/A10/24 - 11/611/7 - 11/13
S1 (8 Week: Module I)8/17 - 10/118/248/24N/A8/25 - 9/13N/A
S2 (8 Week: Module II)10/14 - 12/1510/2110/21N/A10/22 - 11/15N/A
1F (First Half)8/24 - 10/119/19/4N/A9/6 - 9/89/9 - 9/16
1M (Middle Half)9/7 - 10/259/149/17N/A9/19 - 9/219/22 - 9/29
1L (Last Half)10/12 - 11/2910/1910/22N/A10/24 - 10/2610/27 - 11/3
1I (Independent Study)8/24 - 12/168/319/89/159/16 - 9/289/29 - 10/28

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

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