​Five-Year Academic Calendar

Find important dates and deadlines from fall 2020 until summer 2025 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

20202021202220232024
Registration/schedule adjustment(new students)2020
8/29-8/30
2021
8/28-8/29
2022
8/27-8/28
2023
8/26-8/27
2024
8/24-8/25
First day of classes2020
8/31
2021
8/30
2022
8/29
2023
8/28
2024
8/26
Labor Day (no classes)2020
9/7
2021
9/6
2022
9/5
2023
9/4
2024
9/2
Midterm2020
10/12
2021
10/18
2022
10/17
2023
10/16
2024
10/14
Registration for spring2020
11/4-1/26/2021
2021
11/3-1/25/2022
2022
11/2-1/24/2023
2023
11/1-1/23/2024
2024
11/6-1/28/2025
Thanksgiving break2020
11/22-11/29
2021
11/21-11/28
2022
11/20- 11/27
2023
11/19-11/26
2024
11/24-12/1
Last day of classes2020
12/11
2021
12/10
2022
12/9
2023
12/8
2024
12/6
Reading days2020
12/12, 12/13, 12/15, 12/17
2021
12/11, 12/12, 12/14, 12/16
2022
12/10, 12/11, 12/13, 12/15
2023
12/9, 12/10, 12/12, 12/13
2024
12/7, 12/8, 12/10, 12/12
Final examinations2020
12/14, 12/16, 12/18, 12/15, 12/17
2021
12/13, 12/15, 12/17, 12/14, 12/16
2022
12/12,12/14, 12/16, 12/13, 12/15
2023
12/11, 12/13, 12/15, 12/12, 12/14
2024
12/9, 12/11, 12/13, 12/10, 12/12
Last day of semester2020
12/18
2021
12/17
2022
12/16
2023
12/15
2024
12/13
Fall grading due date2020
12/28
2021
12/27
2022
12/26
2023
12/26
2024
12/23

Winterlude

20202021202220232024
Registration2020
11/4-12/22
2021
11/3-12/21
2022
11/2-12/20
2023
11/1-12/19
2024
11/6-12/17
First day of classes2020
12/23
2021
12/22
2022
12/21
2023
12/20
2024
12/18
Last day of classes2020
1/17
2021
1/16
2022
1/15
2023
1/14
2024
1/19
Winterlude Grading Due Date2020
1/19
2021
1/18
2022
1/17
2023
1/16
2024
1/21

Spring Semester

20212022202320242025
Registration for new students2021
1/16
2022
1/15
2023
1/14
2024
1/13
2025
1/18
Martin Luther King Day (no classes)2021
1/18
2022
1/17
2023
1/16
2024
1/15
2025
1/20
First day of classes2021
1/19
2022
1/18
2023
1/17
2024
1/16
2025
1/21
Midterm2021
3/9
2022
3/8
2023
3/7
2024
3/12
2025
3/11
Spring break2021
3/14-3/21
2022
3/13-3/20
2023
3/12-3/19
2024
3/10-3/17
2025
3/16-3/23
Registration for summer2021
3/17
2022
3/16
2023
3/15
2024
3/20
2025
3/19
Registration for fall2021
4/7-5/5
2022
4/6-5/4
2023
4/5-5/3
2024
4/3-5/1
2025
4/2-5/7
Last day of classes2021
4/27
2022
4/26
2023
4/25
2024
4/23
2025
4/29
Reading days2021
4/28, 5/1, 5/2
2022
4/27, 4/30, 5/1
2023
4/26, 4/29, 4/30
2024
4/24, 4/27, 4/28
2025
4/30, 5/3, 5/4
Final examinations2021
4/29-30
5/3-5
2022
4/28-29
5/2-4
2023
4/27-28
5/1-3
2024
4/25-26
4/29-5/1
2025
5/1-2
5/5-5/7
Last day of semester2021
5/5
2022
5/4
2023
5/3
2024
5/1
2025
5/7
Commencement2021
5/9
2022
5/8
2023
5/7
2024
5/5
2025
5/11
Spring grading due date2021
5/12
2022
5/11
2023
5/10
2024
5/8
2025
5/14

Summer Session

20212022202320242025
Maymester2021
5/10-5/21
2022
5/9-5/20
2023
5/8-5/19
2024
5/6-5/17
2025
5/12-5/23
Summer Session I2021
5/17-6/25
2022
5/16-6/24
2023
5/15-6/23
2024
5/13-6/21
2025
5/12-6/20
Combined Summer Session2021
5/17-8/13
2022
5/16-8/12
2023
5/15-8/11
2024
5/13-8/9
2025
5/19-8/8
Memorial Day (no classes)2021
5/31
2022
5/30
2023
5/29
2024
5/27
2025
5/26
Independence Day (no classes)2021
7/5
2022
7/4
2023
7/4
2024
7/4
2025
7/4
Summer Session II2021
7/5-8/13
2022
7/1-8/12
2023
7/3-8/11
2024
7/1-8/9
2025
7/7-8/15