Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

SSW Academic Calendar

Important Dates for Online Bilingual MSW

Important Dates for the Evening 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

October 30

Friday

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

November 1

Sunday

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


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

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 5

Saturday

Classes for the Fall semester end

December 7-12

Monday-Saturday

Fall final examinations

 

January 17

Sunday

Open registration for Spring ends at midnight

January 19

Tuesday

-Spring semester begins

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

January 18

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday: no class

January 22

Friday

-Late and change registration ends

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

TBD

Sunday

-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

TBD

Sunday

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

February 15

Monday

Registration for the Summer semester begins

February 15

Monday

MSW late application deadline for Summer Graduation

TBD

Sunday

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 8-13

Monday-Saturday

Spring Break

March 15

Monday

Classes 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)

March 30

Tuesday

BSW registration for the Fall semester begins

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 Good Friday

April 15

Sunday

MSW registration for the Fall semester begins

April 30

Friday

Classes for Spring end

May 5–8

Monday-Saturday

Spring final examinations

TBD

 

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

 

May 31

Monday

Memorial Day: no classes

June 1

Tuesday

-BSW & MSW Summer I Session begins

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

June 4

Thursday

BSW Summer Session & MSW Summer I Session:

-Late registration ends

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

June 7

Monday

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

Thursday

Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy Certificate application due

July 2

Friday

MSW Summer II Session:

-Late registration ends

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

July 4

Sunday

Independence Day celebrated: no classes

July 12

Monday

BSW & MSW Summer I Session:

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

August 1

Sunday

MSW deadline to apply for Fall Graduation

August 2

Monday

MSW Summer II Session:

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

August 10

Tuesday

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 4:15pm 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

-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

 

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