​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 SemesterLink

20152016201720182019
Registration/schedule adjustment(new students)2015
8/29-30
2016
8/27-28
2017
8/26-27
2018
8/25-26
2019
8/24-25
First day of classes2015
8/31
2016
8/29
2017
8/28
2018
8/27
2019
8/26
Labor Day (no classes)2015
9/7
2016
9/5
2017
9/4
2018
9/3
2019
9/2
Midterm2015
10/19
2016
10/17
2017
10/16
2018
10/15
2019
10/14
Registration2015
11/11-12/18
2016
11/9-12/16
2017
11/18-1/23
2018
11/7-1/22
2019
11/24-12/1
Thanksgiving break2015
11/22-29
2016
11/20- 11/27
2017
11/19- 11/26
2018
11/18- 11/25
2019
11/24-12/1
Last day of classes2015
12/11
2016
12/9
2017
12/8
2018
12/7
2019
12/6
Reading days2015
12/12-13, 12/15,12/17
2016
12/10-11, 12/13,12/15
2017
12/9-10, 12/12,12/14
2018
12/8-9, 12/11,12/13
2019
12/7-8, 12/10,12/12
Final examinations2015
12/14,16, 18, 12/15, 12/17
2016
12/12,14, 16, 12/13, 12/15
2017
12/11,13, 15, 12/12, 12/14
2018
12/10,12, 14, 12/11, 12/13
2019
12/9,11,13, 12/10, 12/12
Last day of semester2015
12/18
2016
12/16
2017
12/15
2018
12/14
2019
12/13

Spring SemesterLink

20162017201820192020
Registration for new students2016
1/16
2017
1/14
2018
1/13
2019
1/12
2020
1/11
First day of classes2016
1/19
2017
1/17
2018
1/16
2019
1/14
2020
1/13
Martin Luther King Day (no classes)2016
1/18
2017
1/16
2018
1/15
2019
1/21
2020
1/20
Midterm2016
3/8
2017
3/7
2018
3/6
2019
3/5
2020
3/3
Spring break2016
3/13-20
2017
3/12-19
2018
3/11-18
2019
3/10-17
2020
3/15-22
Registration2016
4/4-5/11
2017
3/30-5/10
2018
4/9-5/9
2019
4/8-5/8
2020
4/6-5/6
Last day of classes2016
5/3
2017
5/2
2018
5/1
2019
4/30
2020
4/28
Reading days2016
5/4, 5/7-8
2017
5/3, 5/6-7
2018
5/2, 5/5-6
2019
5/1, 5/4-5
2020
4/29, 5/2-3
Final examinations2016
5/5-6, 5/9-11
2017
5/4-5, 5/8-10
2018
5/3-4, 5/7-9
2019
5/2-3, 5/6-8
2020
4/30-5/1, 5/4-6
Last day of semester2016
5/11
2017
5/10
2018
5/9
2019
5/8
2020
5/6
Commencement2016
5/15
2017
5/14
2018
5/13
2019
5/12
2020
5/10

Summer SessionLink

20162017201820192020
Maymester2016
5/16-5/27
2017
5/15-5/26
2018
5/14-5/25
2019
5/13-5/24
2020
5/11-5/22
Summer Session I2016
5/23-7/1
2017
5/22-6/30
2018
5/21-6/29
2019
5/20-6/28
2020
5/18-6/26
Combined Summer Session2016
5/23-8/12
2017
5/22-8/11
2018
5/21-8/10
2019
5/20-8/9
2020
5/18-8/7
Memorial Day (no classes)2016
5/30
2017
5/29
2018
5/28
2019
5/27
2020
5/30
Summer Session II2016
7/5-8/12
2017
7/3-8/11
2018
7/2-8/10
2019
7/1-8/9
2020
6/29-8/7
Independence Day (no classes)2016
7/4
2017
7/4
2018
7/4
2019
7/4
2020
7/3