Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

SSW Academic Calendar

Important Dates for Online Bilingual MSW

Please Note: MSW students can only take summer classes in Summer Session I (Summer Session C: June-August).

Note: These dates are subject to COVID-19 changes.

August 23

Sunday

Open registration for Fall semester ends at midnight

August 24

Monday

-Fall semester begins

-Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply)

August 31

Monday

-Late and change registration ends

-Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"

September 4

Friday

Labor Day weekend begins (classes beginning at 4:15pm or later are canceled)

September 6

Sunday

Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 100%

September 7

Monday

Labor Day: no class

September 8

Tuesday

-Class resume after Labor Day

-BSW & MSW: last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

-BSW: last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail option

September 15

Tuesday

-BSW and MSW 1st level internship applications for Spring 2021 due


-MSW 2nd level internship applications for Spring 2021 due


-5-year application due for BSW Fall graduates

September 20

Sunday

Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of  50%

September 27

Sunday

Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of 20%

October 1

Thursday

-BSW deadline to apply for Spring & Summer Graduation

October 2

Friday

BSW: last day to submit assignments to change an “I” mark from the previous Spring and Summer terms to a letter grade (faculty may set earlier deadlines)

October 15

Thursday

BSW late application for Spring & Summer Graduation

November 12

Thursday

MSW registration for the Spring semester begins

November 16

Monday

BSW registration for the Spring semester begin

November 22

Sunday

On-campus instruction ends. In-person classes will switch to online instruction after Thanksgiving Break.

November 23-28

Wednesday-Saturday

Thanksgiving Break: no classes

November 30

Monday

Classes resume after Thanksgiving Break

December 1

Tuesday

-BSW and MSW 1st level internship applications for Summer & Fall 2021 due


-MSW 2nd level internship applications for Summer and Fall 2021 due

December 5

Saturday

Last day to withdraw with a grade of "W". After this date the penalty grade of "WF" is assigned.

December 5

Saturday

Classes for the Fall semester end

December 7-12

Monday-Saturday

Fall final examinations

 

Revisions done after November, 2020.

January 17

Sunday

Open registration for Spring ends at midnight

January 18

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: no class

January 19

Tuesday

Spring semester begins

Late and change registrations begins (late registration fees apply)

January 22

Friday

Late and change registration ends

January 25

Monday

Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"

February 1

Monday

Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 100%

February 1

Monday

BSW & MSW: last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

BSW: last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail option

February 1

Monday

MSW deadline to apply for Summer Graduation

February

*Varies for 2021

*Two Individual Breaks:

First Break: Starting 4pm on Wednesday, February 10 through Sunday, February 14

Second Break: Saturday, March 6 through 4pm on Wednesday, March 10

February 15

Monday

Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 50%

February 15

Monday

Classes resume after Spring Break

February 15

Monday

 

MSW late application deadline for Summer Graduation

February 22

Monday

Registration for the Summer semester begins

Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 20%

March 1

Monday

BSW: last day to submit assignments to change an “I” mark from the previous Fall and “J” terms to a letter grade (faculty may set earlier deadlines)

February 17

Wednesday

Ash Wednesday: classes meet but Special Worship Services in session

March 1

Sunday

BSW deadline to apply for Fall Graduation

March 10

Monday

Classes that meet after 4:00pm resume after Spring Break

March 15

Monday

TAP scores and application due (1st  year full-time MSW students pursuing Schools Specialization)

BSW late application deadline for Fall Graduation

March 29

Monday

Last day to withdraw from Spring classes with a grade of "W" (after this date penalty grade of “WF” is assigned)

April 1-5

Thursday-Monday

Easter Holiday: no classes Thursday evening (classes that start 4:15pm or later are cancelled) through Monday afternoon (classes beginning on or after 4:15pm will be held)

-University Offices closed on April 2, Good Friday.

April 15

Thrusday

MSW registration for the Fall semester begins

April 19

 Monday

BSW registration for the Fall semester begins

April 30

Friday

Classes for Spring end

May 3–8

Monday-Saturday

Spring final examinations

TBD

 

Graduation events and ceremonies (finalized dates and information available in late February)

 

Summer 2021 Academic Calendar

 

May 31

Monday

Memorial Day: No Classes

June 7

Monday

- Late Registration (fee applies)

- Late Registration ends at midnight (second day of the session)

- BSW Summer Session & MSW Summer Session begins

- Late registration ends

June 8

Tuesday

Last day to drop a course without a grade of "W"

June 11

Friday

- Last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

- Last day to request or cancel pass/no pass option

June 13

Sunday

Last day to withdraw and receive 100% refund

June 20

Sunday

Last day to withdraw and receive 50% refund

June 27

Sunday

Last day to withdraw and receive 20% refund

July 4

Sunday

Independence Day celebrated: no classes

August 1

Sunday

MSW deadline to apply for Fall Graduation

August 13

Friday

Classes for BSW & MSW Summer I Session end

August 15

Sunday

MSW late application deadline for Fall Graduation

August 25

Wednesday

Open registration for Fall ends at midnight

August 30

Monday

- Fall semester begins

- Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply) 

 

August 29

Sunday

Open registration for Fall semester ends at midnight

August 30

Monday

- Fall semester begins

- Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply)

September 7

Tuesday

- Late and change registration ends

- Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"

September 3

Friday

Labor Day weekend begins (classes beginning at 4:15p.m. CST or later are canceled)

TBD

Sunday

Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 100%

September 6

Monday

Labor Day: No Class

September 13

Tuesday

- BSW & MSW: last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

- BSW: last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail option

TBD

Sunday

Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of  50%

TBD

Sunday

Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of 20%

October 1

Friday

- BSW deadline to apply for Spring & Summer Graduation

- 1st Level and 2nd Level Field Work applications for Spring due

October 8

Friday

BSW: last day to submit assignments to change an “I” mark from the previous Spring and Summer terms to a letter grade (faculty may set earlier deadlines)

October 11-12

Monday-Tuesday

Mid-Semester Break: no classes

October 13

Wednesday

Classes resume after Mid-Semester Break

October 15

Friday

BSW late application for Spring & Summer Graduation

November 5

Friday

Last day to withdraw from Fall classes with a grade of "W" (after this date penalty grade of "WF" is assigned)

October 31

Sunday

MSW registration for the Spring semester begins 

November 4

Thursday

BSW registration for the Spring semester begins

November 24-27

Wednesday-Saturday

Thanksgiving Break: No Classes

November 29

Monday

Classes resume after Thanksgiving Break

December 1

Tuesday

- MSW deadline to apply for Spring Graduation

- Fall Field Evaluations due

- 2nd Level Field Work applications for Summer and next Fall due

- 1st Level Fall admits pursuing Schools specialization: application due for 2nd Level Field

-  Migration Studies, Gero-Ed, IPRY, and Forensic Mental Health Sub-Specialization applications due

- CADC certificate application due (restricted to Fall admits)

December 11

Saturday

Classes for the Fall semester end

December 13-18

Monday-Saturday

Fall final examinations

January 1

Friday

- 1st Level Field Work applications for Summer and next Fall due

- MSW late application deadline for Spring Graduation

Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

January 16 Sunday Open registration for Spring ends at midnight
January 17 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: no class
January 18 Tuesday 

- Spring semester begins

- Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply)

January 21 Friday Late and change registration ends
January 24 Monday Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"
TBD Sunday Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 100%
January 31 Monday

- BSW & MSW: last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

- BSW: last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail option

February 1 Tuesday MSW deadline to apply for Summer graduation
TBD Sunday Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 50%
February 14 Monday

- Registration for the Summer semester begins

- MSW late application deadline for Summer graduation

TBD Sunday Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 20%
February 28 Monday BSW: last day to submit assignments to change an "I" mark from the previous Fall and "J" terms to a letter grade. (faculty may set earlier deadlines)
March 2 Wednesday Ash Wednesday: classes meet but Special Worship Services in session
March 7 - 12 Monday - Saturday Spring Break: Classes that meet after 4:00 p.m. CST on March 7, resume after Spring Break
March 14 Monday

- TAP and application due (1st. year full-time MSW students pursuing Schools Specialization)

- BSW late application deadline for Fall Graduation

March 28 Monday Last day to withdraw from Spring classes with a grade of "W" (after this date, penalty grade of "WF" is assigned)
March 31 Thursday MSW registration for the Fall semester begins
April 4 Monday BSW registration for the Fall semester begins
April 7 - 10 Thursday - Monday Easter Holiday: No classes Thursday evening (classes that start 4:15 p.m. CST or later are canceled) through Monday afternoon (classes beginning on or after 4:00 p.m. CST will be held)
April 8
Friday Good Friday. No Classes
April 29 Friday Classes for Spring end
May 2 - 7 Monday - Saturday Spring final examinations
TBD   Graduation events and ceremonies (finalized dates and information available in late February)

 

May 30

Monday

Memorial Day: no classes

May 31

Tuesday

-BSW & MSW Summer I Session begins

- Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply)

June 4

Friday

BSW Summer Session & MSW Summer I Session:

-Late registration ends

- Last day to withdraw without a mark of “W”

June 7

Tuesday

MSW Summer I Session:

-Last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa
-Last day to request or cancel pass/no pass option

July 1

Friday

Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy Certificate application due

July 2

Saturday

MSW Summer II Session:

-Late registration ends

-Last day to withdraw without a mark of “W”

July 4

Monday

Independence Day celebrated: no classes

July 12

Tuesday

BSW & MSW Summer I Session:

-Last day to withdraw without a penalty grade of "WF”

August 1

Monday

MSW deadline to apply for Fall Graduation

August 2

Tuesday

MSW Summer II Session:

-Last day to withdraw without a penalty grade of "WF”

August 10

Wednesday

Classes for BSW & MSW Summer I Session end

August 15

Monday

MSW late application deadline for Fall Graduation

August 25

Thursday

Open registration for Fall ends at midnight

August 29

Monday

-Fall semester begins

-Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply) 

August 28

Sunday

Open registration for Fall semester ends at midnight

August 29

Monday

-Fall semester begins

-Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply)

September 6

Tuesday

-Late and change registration ends

-Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"

September 2

Friday

Labor Day weekend begins (classes beginning at 4:15pm or later are canceled)

TBD

Sunday

Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 100%

September 5

Monday

Labor Day: no class

September 12

Tuesday

-BSW & MSW: last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

-BSW: last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail option

TBD

Sunday

Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of  50%

TBD

Sunday

Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of 20%

October 1

Saturday

BSW deadline to apply for Spring & Summer Graduation

1st Level and 2nd Level Field Work applications for Spring due

October 7

Friday

BSW: last day to submit assignments to change an “I” mark from the previous Spring and Summer terms to a letter grade (faculty may set earlier deadlines)

October 10-11

Monday-Tuesday

Mid-Semester Break: no classes

October 12

Wednesday

Classes resume after Mid-Semester Break

October 14

Friday

BSW late application for Spring & Summer Graduation

November 4

Friday

Last day to withdraw from Fall classes with a grade of "W" (after this date penalty grade of "WF" is assigned)

October 31

Monday

MSW registration for the Spring semester begins 

November 4

Friday

BSW registration for the Spring semester begins

November 23-26

Wednesday-Saturday

Thanksgiving Break: no classes

November 28

Monday

Classes resume after Thanksgiving Break

December 1

Thursday

-MSW deadline to apply for Spring Graduation

-Fall Field Evaluations due

-2nd Level Field Work applications for Summer and next Fall due

-1st Level Fall admits pursuing Schools specialization: application due for 2nd Level Field

- Migration Studies, Gero-Ed, IPRY, and Forensic Mental Health Sub-Specialization applications due

CADC certificate application due (restricted to Fall admits)

December 10

Saturday

Classes for the Fall semester end

December 12-17

Monday-Saturday

Fall final examinations

January 1

Sunday

-1st Level Field Work applications for Summer and next Fall due

-MSW late application deadline for Spring Graduation

Spring 2023 Academic Calendar

January 15 Sunday Open registration for Spring ends at midnight
January 16 Monday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: no class
January 17 Tuesday

- Spring semester begins

- Late and change registration begin (late registration fees apply)

January 20 Friday Late and change registration ends
January 23 Monday Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"
TBD Sunday Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 100%
January 30 Monday

- BSW & MSW: last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

- BSW: last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail option

February 1 Monday MSW deadline to apply for Summer Graduation
TBD Sunday Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 50%
February 13 Monday

- Registration for the Summer semester begins

- MSW late application deadline for Summer Graduation

TBD Sunday Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 20%
February 27 Monday BSW: last day to submit assignments to change an "I" mark from the previous Fall and "J" terms to a letter grade (faculty may set earlier deadlines)
February 22 Wednesday Ash Wednesday: classes meet but Special Worship Services in session
March 6 - 11 Monday Spring Break: classes that meet after 4:00 p.m. CST on March 7, resume after Spring Break
March 14 Monday

- TAP scores and application due (1st. year full-time MSW students pursuing Schools Specialization)

- BSW late application deadline for Fall Graduation

March 27 Monday Last day to withdraw from Spring classes with a grade of "W" (after this date, a penalty grade of "WF" is assigned
April 14 - 18 Thursday - Monday

- Easter Holiday: no classes Thursday evening (classes that start 4:15 p.m. CST or later are canceled) through Monday afternoon (classes beginning on or after 4:15 p.m. CST will be held)

- University Offices closed on April 2, Good Friday

April 7 Friday Good Friday, No Classes
April 15 Thursday MSW registration for the Fall semester begins
April 17 Monday BSW registration for the Fall semester begins
April 28 Friday Classes for Spring end
May 1 - 6 Monday - Saturday Spring final examinations
TBD   Graduation events and ceremonies (finalized dates and information available in late February)

 

 

Fall 2023 Academic Calendar

August 27 Sunday Open registration for Fall semester ends at midnight
August 28 Monday

- Fall semester begins

- Late and change registration begins (late registration fees apply)

September 1 Friday  Labor Day weekend begins (classes beginning at 4:15 pm. CST or later are canceled)
TBD Sunday  Last day to drop classes with a Bursar credit of 100%
September 4 Monday  Labor Day: no class
September 5 Tuesday

- Late and change registration ends

- Last day to withdraw without a grade of "W"

Setember 11 Monday

- BSW & MSW: last day to convert from credit to audit or vice versa

- BSW: last day to request or cancel Pass/Fail option

TBD Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of  50% 
TBD Sunday Last day to withdraw from classes with a Bursar credit of 20% 
September 30 Saturday

- BSW deadline to apply for Spring & Summer Graduation

- 1st Level and 2nd Level Field Work applications for Spring due

October 6 Friday

BSW: last day to submit assignments to change an “I” mark from the

previous Spring and Summer terms to a letter grade (faculty may set earlier deadlines) 

October 9 - 10 Monday-Tuesday Mid-Semester Break: no classes 
October 11 Wednesday Classes resume after Mid-Semester Break 
October 13 Friday BSW late application for Spring & Summer Graduation 
October 30 Monday MSW registration for the Spring semester begins  
November 3 Friday Last day to withdraw from Fall classes with a grade of "W" (after this date penalty grade of "WF" is assigned) 
November 6 Monday BSW registration for the Spring semester begins 
November 22-25 Wednesday-Saturday Thanksgiving Break: no classes 
November 27 Monday Classes resume after Thanksgiving Break 
November 30 Thursday

- MSW deadline to apply for Spring Graduation

- Fall Field Evaluations due

- 2nd Level Field Work applications for Summer and next Fall due

- 1st Level Fall admits pursuing Schools specialization: application due for 2nd Level Field

- Migration Studies, Gero-Ed, IPRY, and Forensic Mental Health Sub-Specialization applications due

- CADC certificate application due (restricted to Fall admits)

December 9 Saturday Classes for the Fall semester end 
December 11-16 Monday-Saturday Fall final examinations 
December 31 Sunday

- 1st Level Field Work applications for Summer and next Fall due

- MSW late application deadline for Spring Graduation