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Academics

Academic Calendar

Arts, Sciences and Engineering*

*Eastman School of Music and School of Nursing Calendars differ slightly.

Fall Semester 2019
August 28 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
September 18 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
September 25 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add or drop courses in current schedule.
October 14 – 15Fall term break (Monday and Tuesday).
October 16 (Wednesday)Classes resume.
October 28 – November 1Undergraduate program advising in the College. (Monday-Friday)
November 4 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
November 15 (Friday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
November 27 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at noon.
December 2 (Monday)Classes resume.
December 4 (Wednesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
December 11 (Wednesday)Classes end.
December 12 (Thursday)Reading period begins.
December 14 (Saturday)Reading period ends.
December 15 – 20Final examinations.
December 20 (Friday)Winter recess begins at end of examinations.
Spring Semester 2020
January 15 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
January 20 (Monday)Martin Luther King Day observed (no classes).
February 5 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
February 12 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to Add or Drop courses in current schedule.
March 7 (Saturday)Spring recess begins.
March 16 (Monday)Classes resume.
March 30 – April 3Undergraduate program advising in the College. (Monday-Friday)
April 6 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
April 8 (Wednesday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
April 22 (Wednesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
April 29 (Wednesday)Classes end.
April 30 (Thursday)Reading period begins.
May 3 (Sunday)Reading period ends.
May 4 – 10Final examinations.
May 15 – 17Commencement Weekend.
Summer 2020
May 18 – August 7Full summer session (12 weeks).
May 18 – June 12First four-week session.
May 18 – June 26First six-week session.
May 25 (Monday)Memorial Day observed. No classes.
June 29 – July 24Second four-week session.
June 29 – August 7Second six-week session.
July 4 (Saturday)Independence Day observed. No classes.
Fall Semester 2020
August 26 (Wednesday)Classes begin.
September 16 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
September 23 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to Add or Drop courses in current schedule.
October 12 – 13Fall term break (Monday and Tuesday).
October 14 (Wednesday)Classes resume.
October 26 – 30Undergraduate program advising in the College.
November 2 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
November 13 (Friday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
November 25 (Wednesday)Thanksgiving recess begins at noon.
November 30 (Monday)Classes resume.
December 2 (Wednesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
December 9 (Wednesday)Classes end.
December 10 (Thursday)Reading period begins.
December 12 (Saturday)Reading period ends.
December 13 – 18Final examinations.
December 18 (Friday)Winter recess begins at end of examinations.
Spring Semester 2021
January 13 (Wednesday)Classes begin at the College.
January 18 (Monday)Martin Luther King Day Observed (no classes).
February 3 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to add 4-credit independent study courses.
February 10 (Wednesday)Last date for students in the College to Add or Drop courses in current schedule.
March 6 (Saturday)Spring recess begins.
March 15 (Monday)Classes resume.
March 29 – April 2Undergraduate program advising in the College.
April 5 (Monday)Undergraduate registration begins.
April 7 (Wednesday)Last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses for undergraduates in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.
April 21 (Wednesday)Last date for first-semester freshmen and transfer students in the College to declare the S/F option.
April 28 (Wednesday)Classes end.
April 29 (Thursday)Reading period begins.
May 2 (Sunday)Reading period ends.
May 3 – 9Final examinations.
May 14 – 16Commencement Weekend.
Summer 2021
May 17 – August 6Full summer session (12 weeks).
May 17 – June 11First four-week session.
May 17 – June 25First six-week session.
May 31 (Monday)Memorial Day observed. No classes.
June 28 – July 26Second four-week session.
June 28 – August 6Second six-week session.
July 4 (Sunday)Independence Day observed. No classes.