Calendars by Semester

Please note, all calendars below are subject to change. For information on refund schedules please visit the Policies and Procedures page.

Fall 2020

  • Saturday, August 29: Student Arrival
  • Monday, August 31 - Tuesday, September 1: Mandatory Orientation
  • Wednesday, September 2: NYU Berlin Classes Begin
  • Monday, September 7: No Classes  - NYU New York Holiday
  • Wednesday, September 9: Classes meet according to Monday Class Schedule - NYU New York Legislative Day
  • TBD: Last day to drop/add NYU Berlin courses. Last day to drop NYU Berlin courses and not receive a "W". Last day of active waitlists.
  • Saturday, October 3: Academic Center Closed - Site Holiday
  • TBD: Last day to withdraw from an NYU Berlin course (with a "W" on transcript). Last day to declare pass/fail grading option.
  • Thursday, November 12: Wasserman Center Global Internship Grant
  • Thursday, November 26: No Classes - NYU New York Holiday
  • Friday, November 27: No Classes - NYU New York Holiday
  • Thursday, December 10: Last Day of NYU Berlin Classes
  • Monday, December 14: Reading Day
  • Tuesday, December 15 - Thursday, December 17: Final Exams for NYU Berlin Classes
  • Friday, December 18: Student Departure

January 2021

Students participating in January programs should consult course / program calendars as dates may vary by program.

  • TBD: Academic Center Closure
  • Monday, January 4: Earliest J-Term Student Arrival
  • Thursday, January 21: Latest J-Term Student Departure

Spring 2021

  • Monday, January 25: Student Arrival
  • Monday, January 25 - Sunday, January 31: Arrival for returning full-year students
  • Monday, January 25 - Friday, January 29: Mandatory Orientation
  • Monday, February 1:   NYU Berlin Classes Begin
  • Friday, February 12: Last day to drop/add NYU Berlin courses. Last day to drop NYU Berlin courses and not receive a "W". Last day of active waitlists.
  • Friday, February 19: Make-up Day (Monday class schedule) 
  • Monday, March 8: Public Holiday; No Classes; Academic Center Closed
  • Monday, March 22 - Sunday, March 28: Semester Break (Tisch Acting Students: Please note that participation in the FIND festival, a mandatory part of the Acting Program in Berlin, may impact the length of Spring break.)
  • Friday, April 2 - Monday, April 5: Public Holidays; No Classes; Academic Center Closed.
  • Friday, April 9: Last day to withdraw from an NYU Berlin course (with a "W" on transcript). Last day to declare pass/fail grading option.
  • Friday, April 16: Make-Up Day (Monday class schedule)
  • Thursday, May 13: Public Holiday; No Classes; Academic Center Closed.
  • Friday, May 14: Make-Up Day (Thursday class schedule) Last Day of NYU Berlin Classes
  • Monday, May 17 - Thursday, May 20: Final Exams for NYU Berlin classes
  • Thursday, May 20: End of Semester Festivities
  • Friday, May 21: Student Departure by 7pm

Summer 2021

Students participating in Summer programs should consult course / program calendars as dates may vary by program.

  • Monday, May 24: Public Holiday, Academic Center Closed
  • Saturday, May 29: Earliest Possible Student Arrival
  • Saturday, August 7: Latest Possible Student Departure