Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

2016-2017 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

The University Registrar maintains the official academic calendar for Georgetown University. Tuition refund periods for withdrawals from full-semester fall and spring classes can be found here.

Please Note: Students withdrawing from courses should consult with their academic program, Student Financial Services (scsfinaid@georgetown.edu), the Office of Global Services (SCS International Student & Scholar Services, Anka Dadarlat, aid22@georgetown.edu), and the Office of Veteran Services (veteranservices@georgetown.edu) as appropriate to find out how schedule changes could affect their financial aid, loan, repayment, Visa, and benefit status. Students are required to notify their academic program in writing of their intent to withdraw and to process all required paperwork for such actions by published deadlines.

FALL 2016

  • 640 Mass. Ave., NW (Georgetown Downtown Campus): Professional Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (BALS) Courses
  • Main Campus: Graduate Liberal Studies Courses

Dates for Full-Semester Courses:

  • August 31 – Classes Begin; Follow Monday Schedule
  • August 31 - Add/Drop Begins
  • September 5 - Holiday: Labor Day (No Classes)
  • September 9 - Add/Drop Ends
  • September 13 - Last day to withdraw with 100% refund
  • September 27 - Last day to withdraw with 80% refund
  • October 11 - Last day to withdraw with 70% refund
  • October 10 - Holiday: Columbus Day (No Classes)
  • October 25 - Last day to withdraw with 50% refund
  • November 1 - Last day to withdraw with 40% refund
  • November 7 - Graduate Students: Registration for SP17 Begins
  • November 7 - Undergraduate Students: Pre-Registration for SP17 Begins
  • TBA - Theses Submission Deadline for MALS and DLS Candidates
  • November 7 - Undergraduate Students: Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
  • November 19 - Undergraduate Students: Pre-Registration for SP17 Ends
  • November 7 - Graduate Students: Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
  • November 23 - Thanksgiving Recess Begins after Last Class
  • November 28 - Classes Resume
  • December 7 - Classes End
  • December 8 - Study Days Begin
  • December 8 - Undergraduate Students: Registration Completion for SP16 Begins
  • December 11 - Study Days End
  • December 11 - Undergraduate Students: Registration Completion for SP16 Ends
  • December 12 - Final Examinations Begin
  • December 20 - Final Examinations End
  • December 27 - Undergraduate Grades Due
  • January 3 - Graduate Grades Due


SPRING 2017

  • 640 Mass. Ave., NW (Georgetown Downtown Campus): Professional Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies (BALS) Courses
  • Main Campus: Graduate Liberal Studies Courses

Dates for Full-Semester Courses:

  • January 11 - Classes Begin: Follow Monday Class Schedule
  • January 16 - Holiday: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No Classes)
  • January 19 - Add/Drop Ends
  • January 20 - Holiday: Inauguration Day (No Classes)
  • January 24 - Last day to withdraw with 100% refund
  • February 7 - Last day to withdraw with 80% refund
  • February 20 - Holiday: Presidents' Day (No Classes)
  • February 21 - Last day to withdraw with 70% refund
  • March 3 - Spring Break Begins after Last Class
  • March 7 - Last day to withdraw with 50% refund
  • March 13 - Classes Resume
  • March 14 - Last day to withdraw with 40% refund
  • March 20 - Undergraduate Students: Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
  • TBA - Theses Submission Deadline for MALS and DLS Candidates
  • April 3 - Undergraduate Students: Pre-Registration for FL16 Begins
  • April 12 - Undergraduate Students: Pre-Registration for FL16 Ends
  • April 12  - Easter Break Begins after Last Class
  • April 18 - Classes Resume
  • April 27 - Graduate Students: Last Day to Withdraw from Courses
  • May 1 - Classes End
  • May 2 - Study Days Begin
  • May 4 - Study Days End
  • May 5 - Examinations Begin
  • May 6 - Exam Day
  • May 7 - Study Day
  • May 8 - Examinations Resume
  • May 13 - Examinations End
  • May 15 - Grades Due for **ALL** Graduating Students
  • May 17 - Undergraduate Grades Due for Continuing Students
  • May 18 - Senior Convocation
  • May 19 - Commencement Weekend Begins
  • May 21 - Commencement Weekend Ends
  • May 22 - Graduate Grades Due for Continuing Students


SUMMER 2017

Last updated: 8/19/16

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