UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

2011 - 2012 ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Note: This calendar reflects only the holidays observed during academic semesters. Please see the University calendar website for the faculty/staff holiday schedule and other calendars, and the Schedule of Classes portion of Testudo for information on academic deadlines, examination schedules, etc.

Fall Semester 2011

First Day of Classes August 31 (Wednesday)
Labor Day September 5 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Recess November 24-27 (Thursday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes December 13 (Tuesday)
Reading Day December 14 (Wednesday)
Final Exams December 15-21 (Thursday-Wednesday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony December 21 (Wednesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies December 22 (Thursday)

Winter Term 2012

Classes Begin January 3 (Tuesday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 16 (Monday)
Classes End January 23 (Monday)

Spring Semester 2012

First Day of Classes January 25 (Wednesday)
Spring Break March 18-25 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 10 (Thursday)
Reading Day May 11 (Friday)
Final Exams May 12-18 (Saturday-Friday)
Senior Day May 19 (Saturday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony May 20 (Sunday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 20 (Sunday) and May 21 (Monday)

Summer Term 2012

Sessions I and I-A Begin May 29 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 15 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 18 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Wednesday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 6 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 9 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 27 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins July 30 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 17 (Friday)

All dates are potentially subject to change.


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