Parent Pride Semester Checklists

Mother, father and female daughter standing together inside wearing blue LMU shirts

‌To help Loyola Marymount University parents prepare for the upcoming academic year, LMU's Parent and Family Programs has synthesized important information, dates and deadlines into the following checklists for Fall 2021:

  • January

    Fill out the FAFSA Application

    • Current students should complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA by March 2 at fafsa.ed.gov.

    January 8-9

    Residence halls open

    • Residence halls open Saturday, January 8, 2022 from 1:30 – 8:00 PM and Sunday, January 9, 2022, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
    • All residents must check-in for the spring semester.

    January 9, 5 PM PST

    Tuition Insurance Waiver Deadline (new students only)

    January 10 

    First day of spring classes

    January 14

    Last day to add/drop classes without a grade of W

    • After this date, students may no longer add courses.

    January 14

    Last day for 100% refund

     

    January 14

    Parking Opt-Out Deadline

    • If a student chooses not to bring a vehicle on campus, they can opt out of a parking permit.
    • To opt-out, please log into MyLMU and select “Accounts and Tech,” then select “LMU Park” and then “Manage Account.”
    • Requests to cancel student parking after the Opt-out Deadline will be processed in accordance with the University’s Tuition Refund Calendar.

    January 17

    University Holiday – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    • No classes in session in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

    January 28

    Last day for 50% refund

  • February

    Summer Financial Aid application available

    • Complete the Summer Financial Aid Application if attending LMU Summer School or applying for LMU Summer Work Study in Summer 2020. The application will be available in the Forms section of the Financial Aid website.

    February 15 – February 20

    LMU Family Week 2022

    • Family Week is an opportunity for families of all class years to personally experience the academic, service, and social values their Lions experience daily at Loyola Marymount University. LMU Family Week will offer a series of virtual and in-person experiences from February 15-20, 2022. Virtual events will take place Tuesday - Thursday and in-person on-campus events will take place Thursday evening - Sunday afternoon. Please note, in-person programs are subject to change to virtual based on current health regulations. Learn more.

    February 25

    Last day to submit mid-term deficiency grades

    • Professors have the option to use the mid-term deficiency as a tool to let students know they may be at risk of failing the class and to encourage students to speak with their faculty.
    • The mid-term deficiency will be sent directly to the student via their Lion email account and will also be posted on their PROWL account.
     

    February 28 – March 4

    Spring Break

    • No Classes - Spring Break Holidays
  • March 4

    Last day for 25% refund

    March 2

    FAFSA Application Priority Deadline Date

    • This is the priority deadline to submit the FAFSA application for continuing student financial aid for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    March 18

    Last day to withdraw from classes or apply for Credit/No Credit grading.

    • This is the last day students can withdraw from a class. Before withdrawing from a class, students are recommended to first consult with their professor and their academic advisor.

    March 31

    University Holiday – Cesar Chavez Day

    • No classes in session in observance of Cesar Chavez Day.
  • April

    Fall 2020 registration begins for students

    • Fall registration will begin early to mid-April. Each student is assigned a registration date and time. Students can find their registration date and time via PROWL.

    April 13 - 15

    University Holiday - Easter Holidays

    • No classes in observance of the Easter holidays.
     

    April 29

    Last Day of Classes

    • By this day, students should know their Final Exam Schedule and contact their professors with any questions.
     
  • May 2 – 6

    Final Exams

    • Students should consult the Final Exam Schedule to plan when they will be leaving their residence hall for the summer break.
    • All students living on campus are asked to plan to leave their residence hall within 24 hours of their last final exam. If a student is unable to leave after the 24 hour period, they are encouraged to meet with their Resident Director (RD) to make accommodations.

    May 12

    Spring Semester Grades

    • Spring semester grades will start posting to your student's PROWL account.
  • September 3: Last day to add/drop classes without a grade of W

    • After this date, students may no longer add a class.
    • After this date, a student will receive a grade of W if a class is dropped.

    September 3: Last day for 100% refund

    • Visit the Student Accounts website or call (310) 338-2711 to learn more about the budget worksheet, refunds and Important Dates and Deadlines.

    September 3: Deadline to opt-out of parking permit

    • Students with 7 or more billable hours are automatically charged $401.00 for parking each semester
      • To avoid this charge, students must opt-out by each semester's add/drop deadline
      • After the add/drop deadline on September 3, students must opt-in/self-purchase parking via LMU Park through my.lmu.edu

    September 6: University Holiday- Labor Day

    • No classes in session in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

    September 17: Last day for 50% refund

    • Visit the Student Accounts website or call (310) 338-2711 to learn more about the budget worksheet, refunds and Important Dates and Deadlines.

     

  • October 1 (5:00 pm PST): Deadline to complete health insurance waiver

    • Go to the Aetna Student Health website.
    • At the top of the page, go to “Find Your School” — type in Loyola Marymount University.
    • Click on “Waive: Student Health Insurance Plan”.
    • Follow instructions to complete — be sure to have your health insurance ID card and plan description as you complete the waiver.

    October 14: Mid-term deficiencies emailed to students

    • Professors have the option to use the mid-term deficiency as a tool to let students know they may be at risk of failing the class and to encourage students to speak with their faculty.
    • The mid-term deficiency will be sent directly to the student via their Lion email account and will also be posted on their PROWL account.

    October 15: Autumn Day - No Classes

    • University holiday.

    October 22: Last day for 25% refund (no refunds available after 10/23)

    • Visit the Student Accounts website or call (310) 338-2711 to learn more about the budget worksheet, refunds and Important Dates and Deadlines.
  • November 5: Last day to withdraw from a class

    • This is the last day students can withdraw from a class.
    • Before withdrawing from a class, students are recommended to first consult with their professor and their advisor.

    November 5: Spring registration advising begins for students

    • Each student is assigned a registration date and time.
    • Students can find their registration date and time via PROWL.

    November 24-26: University Holiday- Thanksgiving Break

    • No classes in session in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • December 10: Last day of classes

    • By this day, students should know their Final Exam Schedule and contact their professors with any questions.

    December 13-17: Final exams

    December 22: Fall Semester Grades Due to the Registrar’s Office

    • Fall 2021 semester grades will start posting to your student’s PROWL account.

    December 19: Spring payment plan enrollment deadline

    • If using the payment plan, students must be enrolled in a spring payment plan by December 19.
    • Visit the Student Accounts website or call (310) 338-2711 to learn more about the budget worksheet, refunds, and Important Dates and Deadlines.

    December 20: First spring payment due

    • Visit the Student Accounts website or call (310) 338-2711 to learn more about the budget worksheet, refunds, and Important Dates and Deadlines.

    December 18 - January 9: Winter Break