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HCPSS System Calendar

The current HCPSS operating status can be found on the HCPSS status website.

The HCPSS academic calendar is subject to change.

Subscribe to a Calendar

Users may subscribe to an HCPSS calendar in order to add it to your personal online calendar by completing the following:

  1. Right-click on a calendar below
  2. Select copy link location (shortcut or address)
  3. Add it to your calendar service

Printable Calendars

2022-2023 Academic Calendar Monthly Format

2022-2023 Academic Calendar Dates Only

2023-2024 Academic Calendar Monthly Format

Calendar Updates and Information

On Feb. 10, 2022, the Howard County Board of Education approved the HCPSS academic calendars for the 2022-2023 and 2023-2024 school years.

Learn more with answers to frequently asked questions about the HCPSS calendar and operating status.

Non-Academic Calendars

Several non-academic calendars are available for students and families, including:

School-specific calendars can be found on each school’s website.

Emergency Closings

The HCPSS calendar may be adjusted in cases of emergencies, including inclement weather. See below for districtwide closing information, and which will be updated no later than the school day following an emergency closing.

Please Note: This is for informational purposes only. The last day of school, including the use of inclement weather days, will be communicated toward the end of each school year.

2022-2023 Emergency Closings

  • Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022 – Schools opened two hours late
  • Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 – Schools and offices closed

Graduations

The window for the 2023 high school graduations is Thursday, May 18 – Thursday, June 1. Specific dates and times for each graduation ceremony will be finalized in collaboration with Merriweather Post Pavilion, and provided as soon as they becomes available.

Previous Commencement Ceremony Dates

Class of 2022: May 26-June 3 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)

Class of 2021: May 28-June 4 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)

Class of 2020: June 4-9 (held virtually due to COVID restrictions)

Class of 2019: May 24-30 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)

Class of 2018: May 24-31 (no ceremonies held on Memorial Day)