Graduate Programs Academic Calendar

Graduate programs observing this calendar: MBA, MAT, MED, MSCJA & MSCP

Notice regarding institutional holidays: With the exception of Thanksgiving Day, graduate programs hold classes on observed holidays.  University offices are closed on observed holidays.


2016-2017 Academic Year


Spring 2017 Term: April 10 - June 17, 2017
March 6, 2017: Registration Begins
April 10, 2017: Term Begins
April 17, 2017: Registration Ends
April 17, 2017: Add/Drop Period Ends
May 30, 2017: Withdrawal with Record Ends
June 17, 2017: Term Ends


Summer 2017 Term: July 3 - September 9, 2017
May 29, 2017: Registration Begins
July 3, 2017: Term Begins
July 11, 2017: Registration Ends
July 11, 2017: Add/Drop Period Ends
August 21, 2017: Withdrawal with Record Ends
September 9, 2017: Term Ends


 2017 - 2018 Academic Year


Fall 2017 Term: October 2 - December 11, 2017
August 28, 2017: Registration Begins
October 2, 2017: Term Begins
October 10, 2017: Registration Ends
October 10, 2017: Add/Drop Period Ends
November 20, 2017: Withdrawal with Records Ends
November 23, 2017: Holiday: Thanksgiving Day (no class, offices closed)
December 11, 2017: Term Ends


Winter 2018 Term: January 8 - March 17, 2018
December 4, 2017: Registration Begins
January 8, 2018: Term Begins
January 16, 2018: Registration Ends
January 16, 2018: Add/Drop Period Ends
February 26, 2018: Withdrawal with Record Ends
March 17, 2018: Term Ends


Spring 2018 Term: April 9 - June 16, 2018
March 5, 2018: Registration Begins
April 9, 2018: Term Begins
April 16, 2018: Registration Ends
April 16, 2018: Add/Drop Period Ends
May 29, 2018: Withdrawal with Record Ends
June 16, 2018: Term Ends


The Office of Professional and Continuing Education maintains this academic calendar.  For more information, please contact gradserv@chaminade.edu

Graduate Programs Withdrawal Credit Policy

If a student officially withdraws from the University, the student's account will be credited for a return of tuition in accordance with the following schedules. This credit will first be applied to any unpaid charges. If the credit exceeds the unpaid charges, the excess will be refunded to the student, by check, within two weeks of the withdrawal. Fees are not refundable.

Prior to the first day of instruction -- 100% refund
During the first week of instruction -- 100% refund*
During the second week of instruction -- 25% refund
During the third week of instruction and thereafter -- no refund

* The add/drop period is posted in the schedule for each term.
Policy updated 02/11/2016