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Key Academic Dates

2016-2017 | 2017-2018 | 2018-2019

These dates are projected and are subject to change.

July
Fourth of July/Holiday/No Classes Monday July 4, 2016
Fall 16 Pre-enrollment - Incoming Freshman Wednesday-Friday July 6, 2016-July 15, 2016
August
Check for Holds Preventing Registration Tuesday August 16, 2016
Fall 16 Add Begins - Grad/Prof/Seniors² Tuesday August 16, 2016
Fall 16 Add Begins - Juniors Wednesday August 17, 2016
Fall 16 Add Begins - Sophomores Thursday August 18, 2016
New Student Check In (Undergraduates) Friday August 19, 2016
Fall 16 Enrollment Certifications Available Friday August 19, 2016
Graduate & Professional Student Welcome Monday August 22, 2016
Fall 16 Add Begins - Freshman* Monday August 22, 2016
Fall 16 Instruction Begins Tuesday August 23, 2016
September
Labor Day/Holiday/No Classes Monday September 5, 2016
Last Day to Add/Change Credits Tuesday September 6, 2016
Last Day to Register w/o Late Registration Fee Friday September 9, 2016
Fall 16 Final Exam Schedule Available Tuesday September 13, 2016
August 16 Degree Certifications Available Friday September 16, 2016
Non-Registered Students Withdrawn from University Monday September 26, 2016
October
Fall Break (begins 1:10 p.m.) Saturday-Tuesday October 8, 2016-October 11, 2016
Last Day to Drop/Change Grading Basis Tuesday October 18, 2016
Spring 17 Pre-enrollment - Grad/Prof³ Wednesday-Friday October 26, 2016-October 28, 2016
Spring 17 Pre-enrollment - Seniors³ Monday-Wednesday October 31, 2016-November 2, 2016
November
Spring 17 Pre-enrollment - Juniors Wednesday-Friday November 2, 2016-November 4, 2016
Spring 17 Pre-enrollment - Sophomores Monday-Wednesday November 7, 2016-November 9, 2016
Spring 17 Pre-enrollment - Freshman Wednesday-Friday November 9, 2016-November 11, 2016
Thanksgiving Recess Wednesday-Saturday November 23, 2016-November 26, 2016
December
Deadline to Apply for Internal Transfer or Concurrent Degrees Friday December 2, 2016
Last Day of Classes Friday December 2, 2016
Exams Wednesday-Thursday December 7, 2016-December 15, 2016
January Graduation Recognition Saturday  December 17, 2016
Winter Session Begins Monday December 26, 2016
January
Winter 3-week Classes Begin Tuesday January 3, 2017
Fall 16 Median Grades Available Monday January 9, 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr./Holiday Monday January 16, 2017
Check for Holds Preventing Registration Tuesday January 17, 2017
Spring 17 Add Begins - Grad/Prof/Seniors Tuesday January 17, 2017
Spring 17 Add Begins - Juniors Wednesday January 18, 2017
Spring 17 Add Begins - Sophomores Thursday January 19, 2017
Spring 17 Add Begins - Freshman Friday January 20, 2017
New Student Check In (Undergraduates) Friday January 20, 2017
Spring 17 Enrollment Certifications Available Friday January 20, 2017
Winter Session Ends Saturday January 21, 2017
Spring 17 Instruction Begins Wednesday January 25, 2017
February
Last Day to Add/Change Credits Wednesday February 8, 2017
Spring 17 Final Exam Schedule Available Tuesday February 14, 2017
Last Day to Register w/o Late Registration Fee Friday February 17, 2017
January 17 Degree Certifications Available Friday February 17, 2017
February Break (begins 1:10 p.m.) Saturday-Tuesday February 18, 2017-February 21, 2017
March
Summer 17 Enrollment Begins Wednesday March 1, 2017
Non-Registered Students Withdrawn from University Monday March 6, 2017
Last Day to Drop/Change Grading Basis Wednesday March 22, 2017
April
Spring Break (begins 1:10 p.m.) Saturday-Sunday April 1, 2017-April 9, 2017
Fall 17 Pre-enrollment - Grad/Prof Wednesday-Friday April 12, 2017-April 14, 2017
Fall 17 Pre-enrollment - Seniors Monday-Wednesday April 17, 2017-April 19, 2017
Fall 17 Pre-enrollment - Juniors Wednesday-Friday April 19, 2017-April 21, 2017
Fall 17 Pre-enrollment - Sophomores/Freshman Monday-Wednesday April 24, 2017-April 26, 2017
May
Deadline to Apply for Internal Transfer or Concurrent Degrees Wednesday May 10, 2017
Last Day of Classes Wednesday May 10, 2017
Exams Monday-Tuesday May 15, 2017-May 23, 2017
Commencement Sunday May 28, 2017
Summer 17 3-week Classes Begin Wednesday May 31, 2017
June
Spring 17 Median Grades Available Wednesday June 7, 2017
Summer 17 8-week Classes Begin Monday   June 12, 2017
May 17 Degree Certifications Available Friday June 16, 2017
Summer 17 3-week Final Exams Friday June 23, 2017
Summer 17 6-week Classes Begin Monday June 26, 2017

These dates and times are projected and are subject to change.

¹ Freshman Pre-enrollment begins 9:00 a.m.; ends 4:30 p.m. on final day

² Add begins 8:00 a.m.; ends 11:59 p.m. on final day

³ Pre-enrollment begins 7:00 a.m.; ends 4:30 p.m. on final day

* Freshman Fall Add begins 3:30 p.m.; ends 11:59 p.m. on final day

 


Contact Information

Office of the University Registrar
B07 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-4232

Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00-4:15

Questions?
Email us at: univreg@cornell.edu.