​Five-Year Academic Calendar

Find important dates and deadlines from fall 2015 until summer 2020 using Syracuse University's five-year academic calendar. You can plan ahead for breaks, finals, and commencement, but please note, all dates are subject to change.

Fall Semester

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Registration/schedule adjustment(new students) 2015

Sa-Su 8/29-30
2016

Sa-Su 8/27-28
2017

Sa-Su 8/26-27
2018

Sa-Su 8/25-26
2019

Sa-Su 8/24-25
First day of classes 2015

M 8/31
2016

M 8/29
2017

M 8/28
2018

M 8/27
2019

M 8/26
Labor Day (no classes) 2015

M 9/7
2016

M 9/5
2017

M 9/4
2018

M 9/3
2019

M 9/2
Midterm 2015

M 10/19
2016

M 10/17
2017

M 10/16
2018

M 10/15
2019

M 10/14
Registration 2015

W-F 11/11-12/18
2016

W-F 11/9-12/16
2017

W-F 11/8-12/15
2018

W-F 11/7-12/14
2019

W-F 11/6-12/13
Thanksgiving break 2015

Su-Su 11/22-29
2016

Su-Su 11/20- 11/27
2017

Su-Su 11/19- 11/26
2018

Su-Su 11/18- 11/25
2019

Su-Su 11/24-12/1
Last day of classes 2015

F 12/11
2016

F 12/9
2017

F 12/8
2018

F 12/7
2019

F 12/6
Reading days 2015

Sa-Su 12/12-13; Tu&Th a.m. 12/15,12/17
2016

Sa-Su 12/10-11; Tu&Th a.m. 12/13,12/15
2017

Sa-Su 12/9-10; Tu&Th a.m. 12/12,12/14
2018

Sa-Su 12/8-9; Tu&Th a.m. 12/11,12/13
2019

Sa-Su 12/7-8; Tu&Th a.m. 12/10,12/12
Final examinations 2015

MWF 12/14,16, 18; Tu&Th p.m. 12/15, 12/17
2016

MWF 12/12,14, 16; Tu&Th p.m. 12/13, 12/15
2017

MWF 12/11,13, 15; Tu&Th p.m. 12/12, 12/14
2018

MWF 12/10,12, 14; Tu&Th p.m. 12/11, 12/13
2019

MWF 12/9,11,13; Tu&Th p.m. 12/10, 12/12
Last day of semester 2015

F 12/18
2016

F 12/16
2017

F 12/15
2018

F 12/14
2019

F 12/13

Spring Semester

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Registration for new students 2016

Sa 1/16
2017

Sa 1/14
2018

Sa 1/13
2019

Sa 1/12
2020

Sa 1/11
First day of classes 2016

Tu 1/19
2017

Tu 1/17
2018

Tu 1/16
2019

M 1/14
2020

M 1/13
Martin Luther King Day (no classes) 2016

M 1/18
2017

M 1/16
2018

M 1/15
2019

M 1/21
2020

M 1/20
Midterm 2016

T 3/8
2017

T 3/7
2018

T 3/6
2019

T 3/5
2020

T 3/3
Spring break 2016

Su-Su 3/13-20
2017

Su-Su 3/12-19
2018

Su-Su 3/11-18
2019

Su-Su 3/10-17
2020

Su-Su 3/15-22
Registration 2016

M-W 4/4-5/11
2017

Th-W 3/30-5/10
2018

M-W 4/9-5/9
2019

M-W 4/8-5/8
2020

M-W 4/6-5/6
Last day of classes 2016

Tu 5/3
2017

Tu 5/2
2018

Tu 5/1
2019

Tu 4/30
2020

Tu 4/28
Reading days 2016

W 5/4; Sa-Su 5/7-8
2017

W 5/3; Sa-Su 5/6-7
2018

W 5/2; Sa-Su 5/5-6
2019

W 5/1; Sa-Su 5/4-5
2020

W 4/29; Sa-Su 5/2-3
Final examinations 2016

Th-F 5/5-6; M-W 5/9-11
2017

Th-F 5/4-5; M-W 5/8-10
2018

Th-F 5/3-4; M-W 5/7-9
2019

Th-F 5/2-3; M-W 5/6-8
2020

Th-F 4/30-5/1; M-W 5/4-5
Last day of semester 2016

W 5/11
2017

W 5/10
2018

W 5/9
2019

W 5/8
2020

W 5/6
Commencement 2016

Su 5/15
2017

Su 5/14
2018

Su 5/13
2019

Su 5/12
2020

Su 5/10

Summer Session

2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Maymester 2016

M 5/16-F 5/27
2017

M 5/15-F 5/26
2018

M 5/14-F 5/25
2019

M 5/13-F 5/24
2020

M 5/11-F 5/22
Summer Session I 2016

M 5/23-F 7/1
2017

M 5/22-F 6/30
2018

M 5/21-F 6/29
2019

M 5/20-F 6/28
2020

M 5/18-F 6/26
Combined Summer Session 2016

M 5/23-F 8/12
2017

M 5/22-F 8/11
2018

M 5/21-F 8/10
2019

M 5/20-F 8/9
2020

M 5/18-F 8/7
Memorial Day (no classes) 2016

M 5/30
2017

M 5/29
2018

M 5/28
2019

M 5/27
2020

M 5/30
Summer Session II 2016

Tu 7/5-F 8/12
2017

M 7/3-F 8/11
2018

M 7/2-F 8/10
2019

M 7/1-F 8/9
2020

M 6/29-F 8/7
Independence Day (no classes) 2016

M 7/4
2017

Tu 7/4
2018

W 7/4
2019

Th 7/4
2020

F 7/3