Academic Calendar

Date

 

Agenda

August 10 – 24

Thursday – Thursday

Orientation (as scheduled by programs)

August 10

Thursday

Award of Degrees and Certificates

August 24

Thursday

Last day to drop with 100% refund

August 25

Friday

First day of class

First day of late registration

First day to drop courses with 75% refund

August 31

Thursday

Last day of late registration

Last day to add courses

Last day to drop courses with 75% refund

September 1

Friday

First day to drop courses with 50% refund

September 3

Sunday

No classes scheduled*

September 4

Monday

Labor Day – CUNY SPS offices closed, no classes scheduled*

September 7

Thursday

Last day to drop courses with 50% refund

September 8

Friday

First day to drop courses with 25% refund

September 14

Thursday

Last day to drop courses with 25% refund

No refunds after this date

Last day to drop without a “W” grade

September 15

Friday

First day of withdrawal, grade of “W” will be recorded

September 19

Tuesday

Classes follow a Thursday schedule

September 20 - 22

Wednesday - Friday

No classes scheduled*

September 29 - 30

Friday - Saturday

No classes scheduled*

October 9

Monday

Columbus Day - CUNY SPS offices closed, no classes scheduled*

October 16

Monday

Registration opens for Winter 2018 session and Spring 2018

November 1

Wednesday

Deadline to apply for graduation

November 10

Friday

Last day to withdraw and receive a grade of "W"

November 21

Tuesday

Classes follow a Friday schedule

November 23 - 26

Thursday - Sunday

Thanksgiving: CUNY SPS offices closed, no classes scheduled*

December 12

Tuesday

Classroom-based courses - no further class meetings

Last day of class

Online courses - no new work or new assignments made

December 13

Wednesday

Reading Day

December 14 - 20

Thursday - Wednesday

Final Examinations - Day/Evening/Online

December 16 - 17

Saturday - Sunday Final Examinations - Weekend Classes

December 20

Wednesday Fall term ends

January 12

Friday Award of Degrees and Certificates

*Online instructors are asked not to make new assignments or require assignments to be submitted during this time.  Course sites will remain open.