Students

Academic Calendar

 

Calendar information is also available on the Registrar's website. For Summer Term dates and deadlines, see the School of Continuing Education website.


Fall Term 2014

AUGUST

4-8, 19-21 Monday-Friday, Tuesday-Thursday. Advance registration for Fall 2014.
26–28 Tuesday–Thursday. Registration for the Fall 2014 semester. Students who register after these dates must pay a late fee.
27 Wednesday. Orientation for entering students in Arts and Sciences programs.

SEPTEMBER

1 Monday. Labor Day. University holiday.
2 Tuesday
2–5, 8–12 Tuesday–Friday, Monday–Friday. Late registration and change of program.
5 Friday. Extended Orientation for entering students in Arts and Sciences programs.
12 Friday. Last day to make registration changes (add/drop courses) for the fall term. Courses officially dropped by this date do not incur tuition charges.
19 Friday. Last day to enroll in, or request a waiver of, the Student Medical Insurance Plan.
30 Tuesday. Last day to submit the Application for Child Care Subsidy (.pdf).

OCTOBER

7 Tuesday. Last day to drop individual courses. Courses dropped by this deadline are charged at full tuition but do not appear on a student's transcript.
10 Friday
15 Wednesday. October degrees conferred.

NOVEMBER

3 Monday
4 Tuesday. Election Day. University holiday.
13 Thursday
Note: Decisions to take a particular course Pass/Fail or for R credit are not reversible after this date.
24-26 Monday-Wednesday. Advance registration for Spring 2015.
27-30 Thursday–Sunday. Thanksgiving holidays. University holidays 11/27 and 11/28.

DECEMBER

1 Monday
  • Deadline for M.A. students to apply or reapply for degrees or certificates to be awarded in May.
  • Deadline for students with Incompletes from the Fall 2013 semester to submit outstanding work. Departments and instructors may set an earlier deadline, which supersedes the GSAS deadline.
8 Monday. Last day of fall-term classes.
8-12 Monday-Friday. Advance registration for Spring 2015.
9-11 Tuesday-Thursday. Study days.
12–19 Friday–Friday. Final examinations.
19 Friday. Fall term ends.
20-1/19 Saturday, December 20 through Monday, January 19. Winter holidays.

 

Spring Term 2015

JANUARY

5-9 Monday–Friday. Advance registration for Spring 2015.
12-16 Monday–Friday. Registration for the Spring 2015 term. Students who register after these dates must pay a late fee.
19 Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed. University holiday.
20 Tuesday. Classes begin for the spring semester.
20-23, 26-30 Tuesday–Friday, Monday–Friday. Late registration and change of program.
30 Friday
  • Last day to make registration changes (add/drop courses) for the spring term. Courses officially dropped by this date do not incur tuition charges.
  • Last day to enroll in, or request a waiver of, the Student Medical Insurance Plan (for new students only).

FEBRUARY

6 Friday
11 Wednesday. February degrees conferred.
24 Tuesday. Last day to drop individual courses. Courses dropped by this deadline are charged at full tuition but do not appear on a student's transcript.

MARCH

16-20 Monday–Friday. Spring break.
26 Thursday
Note: Decisions to take a particular course Pass/Fail or for R credit are not reversible after this date.

APRIL

13-17 Monday-Friday. Advance registration for the Fall 2015 term.
24 Friday. Last day to complete a dissertation deposit for the May conferral and have your name appear in the Convocation Booklet.

MAY

1 Friday
  • Deadline for students with Incompletes from the Spring 2014 semester to submit outstanding work. Departments and instructors may set an earlier deadline, which supersedes the GSAS deadline.
  • Last day for the department or program to submit the M.Phil. application (.pdf) for May degree conferral.
4 Monday. Last day of spring-term classes.
5-7 Tuesday–Thursday. Study days.
8 Friday. Last day to complete a dissertation deposit for the May conferral and have your name appear in the addendum to the Convocation Booklet.
8-15 Friday–Friday. Final examinations.
15 Friday. Spring term ends.
20 Wednesday. University Commencement.
25 Monday. Memorial Day. University holiday.

JUNE

30 Tuesday. Deadline for students with Incompletes from the Fall 2014 semester to submit outstanding work. Departments and instructors may set an earlier deadline, which supersedes the GSAS deadline.

 

Summer Term 2015

For dates and deadlines related to the Summer Term, see the School of Continuing Education website.

 

* Deadlines that fall on a Saturday, Sunday, or University holiday will be moved to the next business day.