Academic Calendar

This handy calendar indicates important dates and deadlines that you need to be aware of for the current and coming semesters.
Fall 2017 Start End
Registration Jun. 19 Aug. 19
Late Registration for Full Semester Aug. 20 Aug. 27
Late Registration for Fall I Aug. 20 Aug. 27
Late Registration for Fall II Oct. 15 Oct. 23
Add/Drop Period for Full Semester Aug. 28 Sep. 3
Add/Drop Period for Fall I Aug. 28 Sep. 3
Add/Drop Period for Fall II Oct. 24 Oct. 30
Full Semester Aug. 28 Dec. 9
Full Semester final exam, paper, or research project period Dec. 11 Dec. 16
Last Day to Drop Full Semester Courses with 100% Tuition/Tech Fee Refund Aug. 19
Fall I Aug. 28 Oct. 16
Fall I final exam, paper, or research project period Oct. 17 Oct. 23
Last Day to Drop Fall I Semester Courses with 100% Tuition/Tech Fee Refund Aug. 19
Fall II Oct. 24 Dec. 18
Fall II final exam, paper, or research project period Dec. 19 Dec. 21
Last Day to Drop Fall II Courses with 100% Tuition/Technology Fee Refund Oct. 15
Withdraw/Audit deadline for Full Semester Nov. 3
Withdraw/Audit deadline for Fall I Sep. 29
Withdraw/Audit deadline for Fall II Nov. 17
Holiday (Labor Day) Sep. 4
Holidays (Thanksgiving Break) Nov. 23 Nov. 26
Spring 2018 Start End
Registration Oct. 30 Dec. 30
Late Registration for Full Semester Dec. 31 Jan. 7
Late Registration for Spring I Dec. 31 Jan. 7
Late Registration for Spring II Feb. 26 Mar. 5
January Intersession Jan. 2 Jan. 21
Add/Drop Period for Full Semester Jan. 8 Jan. 14
Add/Drop Period for Spring I Jan. 8 Jan. 14
Add/Drop Period for Spring II Mar. 6 Mar. 12
Full Semester Jan. 8 Apr. 23
Full Semester final exam, paper, or research project period Apr. 24 Apr. 30
Last Day to Drop Full Semester Courses with 100% Tuition/Tech Fee Refund Dec. 30
Spring I Jan. 8 Feb. 26
Spring I final exam, paper, or research project period Feb. 27 Mar. 5
Last Day to Drop Spring I Courses with 100% Tuition/Tech Fee Refund Dec. 30
Spring II Mar. 6 Apr. 30
Spring II final exam, paper, or research project period May 1 May 7
Last Day to Drop Spring II Courses with 100% Tuition/Tech Fee Refund Feb. 25
Withdraw/Audit deadline for Full Semester Mar. 16
Withdraw/Audit deadline for Spring I Feb. 9
Withdraw/Audit deadline for Spring II Mar. 31
Holidays
Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day, observed)
Jan. 15 (Martin Luther King Day)
Jan. 1
Jan. 15
Spring Break Mar. 19 Mar. 25
AAP Graduation Event May 23
Summer 2018 Start End
Registration Mar. 19 May 8
Late Registration for 14-Week Semester May 9 May 15
Late Registration for 12-Week and First 6-Week Semesters May 21 May 29
Late Registration for Second 6-Week Semester Jul. 3 Jul. 11
May Intensive May 8 May 25
Add/drop period for 14-Week Semester May 16 May 22
 Add/drop period for 12-Week and First 6-Week Semesters May 30 Jun. 5
Add/drop period for Second 6-Week Semester Jul. 12 Jul. 18
14-Week Semester May 16 Aug. 22
Last Day to Drop 14-Week Semester Courses with 100% Tuition/Technology Fee Refund May 7
12-Week Semester May 30 Aug. 22
Last Day to Drop 12-Week Semester Courses with 100% Tuition/Technology Fee Refund May 21
First 6-Week Semester May 30 Jul. 11
Last Day to Drop First 6-Week Semester Courses with 100% Tuition/Technology Fee Refund May 21
Second 6-Week Semester Jul. 12 Aug. 22
Last Day to Drop Second 6-Week Semester Courses with 100% Tuition/Technology Fee Refund Jul. 3
Withdraw/Audit deadline for 14-Week Semester Jul. 27
Withdraw/Audit deadline for 12-Week Semester Aug. 3
Withdraw/Audit deadline for First 6-Week Semester Jun. 29
Withdraw/Audit deadline for Second 6-Week Semester Aug. 10
Holidays – Note:  No class May 28 or July 4 May 28
(Memorial Day)
Jul. 4
(Independence Day)

Need to consult the academic calendar for a previous year?

Methods to register:

  • Online: sis.jhu.edu
  • Mail: Johns Hopkins University, AAP Admissions Office, 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 101, Washington, DC 20036
  • Hand-deliver: DC, Baltimore or Montgomery County
  • Fax: (202) 452-1970

For more information about the refund schedule and our refund policy, please visit our Tuition and Fees page.