Academic Calendar: 2019–20 at a Glance

The full 2019–20 academic calendar will be posted by August 2018.

Fall 2019

  • Classes begin: Mon., Aug. 26
  • Labor Day: Mon., Sept. 2 (no classes)
  • Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown on Sun., Sept. 29): Classes in session
  • Yom Kippur (begins at sundown on Tues., Oct. 8): Classes in session
  • Tues., Nov. 5: Election Day–no classes
  • Thanksgiving Recess: Wed., Nov. 27 through Sun., Dec. 1 (no classes)
  • Final exam week: Dec. 9–13
  • Classes end: Fri., Dec. 13

Winter Session 2020 (4 weeks, 100% online)

  • Classes begin: Wed., Dec. 18, 2019
  • Classes end: Tues., Jan. 17, 2020

Spring 2020

  • Classes begin: Wed., Jan. 22
  • Spring Recess: Sat., April 4 through Sun., April 12 (no classes)
  • Final exam week: May 6–12
  • Classes end: Tues., May 12
  • Commencement: Fri., May 15

Summer Session 2020 

  • To be announced

Fall 2019 Academic Calendar

Jul. 15                        Mon. Fall 2019 registration begins for nonmatriculated students
Aug. 22 Thu. New students move into on-campus residences
Aug. 24 Sat. Returning students move into on-campus residences
Aug. 26 Mon. Fall 2019 full-term classes begin
Aug. 26-30    Mon.-Fri.                     Late registration [$40 late fee] and add/drop period (full-term courses) for all students (except senior citizen auditors, who register on Sept. 3)
Aug. 30 Fri. Last day to submit NY State residency application to Student Financial Services
 Sep. 2 Mon. Labor Day: No classes; some offices close
 Sep. 3 Tue. Withdrawal period begins
 Sep. 3 Tue. Senior citizen registration
Sep. 16  Mon. Last day to apply for Pass/No Credit option
 Sep. 30 Mon. Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown Sun., Sep. 28): Classes in session
 Oct. 9 Wed. Yom Kippur (begins at sundown  Tues., Oct. 8): Classes in session
 Oct. 14 Mon. Columbus Day: classes in session
Oct. 14  Mon. Fall 2019 short-term classes begin
 Oct. 28 Mon. Last day to withdraw from fall 2018 full-term courses
 Nov. 4-8 Mon.-Fri. Advising Week
 Nov. 5 Tue. Election Day: no classes
 Nov. 11-15 Mon.-Fri. Spring 2020 registration begins for matriculated students
 Nov. 11 Mon Veterans Day: classes in session
 Nov. 15 Fri. Last day to request a medical leave of absence
 Nov. 27 - Dec. 1 Wed.-Sun.  Thanksgiving Recess: No classes; Residence Halls close at 9 am on Nov. 27 and reopen at 2 pm on Dec. 1
 Dec. 9-13 Mon.-Fri. Final exam week (schedule)
Dec. 13 Fri. Last day of fall 2019 full-term classes
 Dec. 13 Fri. On-campus residences close at 7 pm for winter break
 Dec. 18 Wed. Last day for faculty to submit fall 2019 grades
Jan. 20, 2020 Mon. Last day for faculty to resolve fall 2019 incomplete grades

Winter Session 2020 Academic Calendar

Dates to be announced

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

 Jan. 20 Mon. Martin Luther King Day: some offices close
 Jan. 21 Tue.  New students move into on-campus residences 8-11 am
Jan. 21  Tue Returning residents move into on-campus residences beginning at 11 am
 Jan. 22 Wed. Spring 2020 full-term classes begin
 Jan. 22-28 Wed.-Tue. Late registration [$40 late fee] and add/drop period (full-term courses) for all students
 Jan. 28 Tue. Last day to submit NY State residency application to Student Financial Services
 Jan. 29 Wed. Senior citizen registration begins
 Jan. 29 Wed. Withdrawal period begins
 Feb. 11 Tue. Last day to apply for Pass/No Credit option
 Feb. 17 Mon. President’s Day: Classes are in session
Mar. 9  Mon. Spring 2020 short-term classes begin
 Mar. 24 Tue. Last day to withdraw from spring 2020 full-term courses
 Apr. 3 Friday Residence Halls close at 7 pm for Spring Recess
 Apr. 4-12 Sat.-Sun. Spring Recess
 Apr. 12 Sun. Residence Halls reopen at 2 pm
 Apr. 13-17 Mon.-Fri. Advising week
 Apr. 15 Wed. Last day to request a medical leave of absence
 Apr. 20-24 Mon.-Fri. Fall 2020 registration begins for matriculated students
 May 6-12 Wed.-Tue. Final exam week (schedule)
 May 12 Tue. Last day of spring 2020 full-term classes
 May 13 Wed. On-campus residents (excluding graduating students) must check out of residences within 24 hours of their last exam or class, or by 10 am on Wed., May 13, whichever comes first
 May 15 Fri, 48th Annual Commencement
 May 15 Fri. On-campus residence close at 9 pm for all graduates 
 May 18 Mon. Last day for faculty to submit spring 2020 grades
 June 9 Tue.  Last day for faculty to resolve spring 2020 incomplete grades

   Summer 2020 Academic Calendar

   Sessions and dates to be announced
                                                                                                                                                               


Updated June 22, 2017