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2021-2022 Eight Week Sessions Calendar

​Syracuse University’s important dates and deadlines for 2020-2021 eight-week sessions.

Spring 2021—Eight Week First Session

Martin Luther King Junior Day (no residential classes, University offices closed)
Monday, January 18
First day of classes
Monday, February 1
Add deadline
Thursday, February 4
Grading option deadline
Thursday, February 4
Early-semester progress report
Sunday, February 7
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Thursday, February 11
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Thursday, February 11
Mid-semester progress report
Sunday, February 28
Withdrawal deadline
Thursday, March 18
Last day of classes
Thursday, March 25
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, March 29

Spring 2021—Eight Week Second Session

First day of classes
Monday, March 29
Add deadline
Thursday, April 1
Grading option deadline
Thursday, April 1
Early-semester progress report
Friday, April 2
Registration start for Summer 2021
Wednesday, April 7
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Thursday, April 8
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Thursday, April 8
Registration start for Fall 2021
Tuesday, April 20
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, April 26
Withdrawal deadline
Thursday, May 13
Last day of classes
Thursday, May 20
Commencement Weekend
Saturday, May 22 –
Sunday, May 23
Degree Award Date
Sunday, May 23
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, May 24

Summer 2021—Eight Week First Session

First day of classes
Monday, May 24
Add deadline
Thursday, May 27
Grading option deadline
Thursday, May 27
Early-semester progress report
Friday, May 28 -
Wednesday, June 2
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Thursday, June 3
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, June 21 -
Friday, June 25
Withdrawal deadline
Thursday, July 8
Last day of classes
Thursday, July 15
Degree Award Date
Friday, July 16
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, July 19

Summer 2021—Eight Week Second Session

Cancelled for 2021

Fall 2021—Eight Week First Session

First day of classes
Monday, August 30
Add deadline
Thursday, September 2
Early-semester progress report
Friday, September 3 – Wednesday, September 8
Grading option deadline
Thursday, September 9
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Thursday, September 9
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Thursday, September 9
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, September 27 – Friday, October 1
Withdrawal deadline
Thursday, October 14
Last day of classes
Thursday, October 21
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, October 25

Fall 2021—Eight Week Second Session

First day of classes
Monday, October 25
Add deadline
Thursday, October 28
Early-semester progress report
Friday, October 29 - Wednesday, November 3
Registration start for Spring 2022
Wednesday, November 3
Grading option deadline
Thursday, November 4
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Thursday, November 4
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Thursday, November 4
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, November 22 – Friday, November 26
Withdrawal deadline
Thursday, December 9
Last day of classes
Thursday, December 16
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, December 20
Degree Award Date
Wednesday, December 22

Spring 2022—Eight Week First Session

Martin Luther King Junior Day (no residential classes, University offices closed)
Monday, January 17
First day of classes
Tuesday, January 18
Add deadline
Friday, January 21
Early-semester progress report
Monday, January 24 - Thursday, January 27
Grading option deadline
Friday, January 28
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Friday, January 28
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Friday, January 28
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, February 14 - Friday, February 18
Withdrawal deadline
Friday, March 4
Last day of classes
Friday, March 11
Final grades due from faculty
Tuesday, March 15

Spring 2022—Eight Week Second Session

First day of classes
Monday, March 14
Add deadline
Thursday, March 17
Early-semester progress report
Friday, March 18 - Wednesday, March 23
Registration start for Summer 2022
Wednesday, March 23
Grading option deadline
Thursday, March 24
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Thursday, March 24
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Thursday, March 24
Registration start for Fall 2022
Wednesday, April 6
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, April 11 - Friday, April 15
Withdrawal deadline
Thursday , April 28
Last day of classes
Thursday, May 5
Commencement Weekend
Saturday, May 7; Sunday, May 8
Degree Award Date
Sunday, May 8
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, May 9

Summer 2022—Eight Week First Session

First day of classes
Monday, May 9
Add deadline
Thursday, May 12
Early-semester progress report
Friday, May 13 – Wednesday, May 18
Grading option deadline
Thursday, May 19
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Thursday, May 19
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Thursday, May 19
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, June 6 – Friday, June 10
Withdrawal deadline
Thursday, June 23
Degree Award Date
Friday, June 24
Last day of classes
Thursday, June 30
Final grades due from faculty
Monday, July 4

Summer 2022—Eight Week Second Session

First day of classes
Tuesday, July 5
Add deadline
Friday, July 8
Early-semester progress report
Monday, July 11 - Thursday, July 14
Grading option deadline
Friday, July 15
Religious Observance Notification deadline
Friday, July 15
Academic/Financial deadline to drop class
Friday, July 15
Mid-semester progress report
Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5
Withdrawal deadline
Friday, August 19
Last day of classes
Friday, August 26
Degree Award Date
Friday, August 26
Final grades due from faculty
Tuesday, August 30

All dates may be subject to change at the discretion of the University