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. 16 Mon. Fall 2019 Short Term registration begins
 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. 18 Fri.

Last day to add or drop Fall 2019 short-term courses

 Oct. 28 Mon. Last day to withdraw from fall 2019 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. 18 Mon. Last day to withdraw from Fall 2019 short-term courses
 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

Last day for Jan. 2020 graduates to submit senior or master’s projects to the Library

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

Oct. 1

Mon.

Winter session 2020 registration begins

Dec. 18

Wed.

Winter session 2020 classes begin

Dec. 18-19

Thurs.-Fri.

Late registration [$40 late fee] and add/drop period for all students

Dec. 24-25

Tues.-Wed.

No classes

Jan. 1

Wed. No classes

Jan. 7

Wed.

Last day to withdraw from winter session 2020 courses

Jan. 18

Fri.

Last day of winter session 2020 classes

Jan. 22

Tues.

Last day for faculty to submit winter session 2020 grades

Jan. 24

Fri.

Deadline for resolution of Incomplete grades

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
Feb. 17 Mon. Spring 2020 short-term registration begins
Mar. 9  Mon. Spring 2020 short-term classes begin
Mar. 15 Fri. Last day to add or drop Spring 2020 short-term courses
 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 Mon. Fall 2020 registration begins for matriculated students (refer to the Fall 2020 Registration Guide for schedule)
Apr. 20 Mon. Last day to withdraw from Spring 2020 short-term courses
 May 6-12 Wed.-Tue. Final exam week (schedule)
 May 12 Tue.

Last day of spring 2020 full-term classes

Last day for May 2020 graduates to submit senior or master’s projects to the Library

 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

TBA   Summer 2020 registration begins
Session I
Jun. 1 Mon. Summer session I classes begin
Jun. 1-2 Mon.-Tues. Late registration [$40 late fee] and add/drop period
Jun. 3 Wed. Senior citizen registration
Jun. 4 Thurs. Last day to elect Pass/No Credit grading option
Jun. 16 Tues.

Last day to withdraw from summer session I

Jun. 26 Fri. Last day of summer session I classes
Jul. 1 Wed. Last day for faculty to submit summer session I grades
Jul. 3 Fri. Last day for faculty to resolve Summer session I Incomplete (“I”) grades
Session II
Jun. 1 Mon. Summer session II classes begin
Jun. 1-3 Mon.-Tues. Late registration [$40 late fee] and add/drop period
Jun. 4 Thurs. Senior citizen registration
Jun. 10 Wed. Last day to elect Pass/No Credit grading option
Jul. 2 Thurs. Last day to withdraw from summer session II
Jul. 24 Fri. Last day of summer session II classes
Jul. 29 Wed. Last day for faculty to submit summer session II grades
Aug. 7 Fri. Last day for faculty to resolve Summer session II Incomplete (“I”) grades
Session III
Jun. 29 Mon. Summer session III classes begin
Jun. 29-30 Mon.-Tues. Late registration [$40 late fee] and add/drop period
Jul. 1 Wed. Senior citizen registration
Jul. 2 Thurs. Last day to elect Pass/No Credit grading option
Jul. 14 Tues. Last day to withdraw from summer session III
Jul. 24 Fri. Last day of summer session III classes
Jul. 29 Wed. Last day for faculty to submit summer session III grades
Jul. 31 Fri. Last day for faculty to resolve Summer session III Incomplete (“I”) grades


Updated June 22, 2017