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Fall 2014*

August 24 Student Arrival
August 25 - 27 Mandatory Orientation
August 29 - September 1 Optional Orientation Activities
September 1
Labor Day Holiday
September 2
Classes Begin
September 15 Last day to drop/add NYU courses. For NYU Abu Dhabi students: last day to declare pass/fail option and last day to drop w/o receiving a "W".
September 22 Last day to drop courses and not receive a "W".
October 3 Last day to declare pass/fail grading option for a course for most students.
October 13-14 Fall Break
October 17 For NYU Abu Dhabi students: Last day to withdraw from a course.
October 31 Last day to withdraw from a course (with a "W" on transcript). For Gallatin and Stern students: Last day to declare pass/fail grading option.
November 27-28
Thanksgiving Holiday               
December 10 Legislative Day (Classes Meet on a Monday Schedule)
December 11 Last Day of Classes
December 15-19 Final Exams
December 20 Student Departure

For information on tuition refund schedules and withdrawal procedures please visit the Policies and Procedures page.

Spring 2015*

January 25 Student Arrival
January 26        
Mandatory Orientation
January 26 - January 30 Mandatory Welcome Week Activities
February 2      
Classes Begin
February 13 Last day to drop/add NYU courses. For NYU Abu Dhabi students: last day to declare pass/fail option and last day to drop w/o receiving a "W".
February 16 Holiday: Presidents' Day (No Classes)
February 23 Last day to drop courses and not receive a "W".
March 6 Last day to declare pass/fail grading option for a course for most students.
March 20 For NYU Abu Dhabi students: Last day to withdraw from a course.
March 23-27 Spring Break
April 10 Last day to withdraw from a course (with a "W" on transcript). For Gallatin and Stern students: Last day to declare pass/fail grading option.
May 15 Last Day of Classes. Make Up Day for Monday Classes.
May 18 - 22 Final Exams
May 23 Student Departure

For information on tuition refund schedules and withdrawal procedures please visit the Policies and Procedures page.

Fall 2015*

August 23 Student Arrival
August 24 Orientation Begins
August 31 Classes Begin
September 7 Labor Day
September 14 Last day to drop/add NYU courses. For NYU Abu Dhabi students: last day to declare pass/fail option and last day to drop w/o receiving a "W".
September 21 Last day to drop courses and not receive a "W".
October 2 Last day to declare pass/fail grading option for a course for most students.
October 12-13 Fall Break
October 16 For NYU Abu Dhabi students: Last day to withdraw from a course.
October 30 Last day to withdraw from a course (with a "W" on transcript). For Gallatin and Stern students: Last day to declare pass/fail grading option.
November 26-27
Thanksgiving Break                  
December 9 Legislative Day. Classes Meet on a Monday Schedule.
December 10 Last Day of Classes
December 14 - 18 Final Exams
December 19 Student Departure

For information on tuition refund schedules and withdrawal procedures please visit the Policies and Procedures page.

Spring 2016*

January 24 Student Arrival
January 25           
Orientation Begins
February 1    
Classes Begin
February 12 Last day to drop/add NYU courses. For NYU Abu Dhabi students: last day to declare pass/fail option and last day to drop w/o receiving a "W".
February 15 Holiday: Presidents' Day (No Classes)
February 22 Last day to drop courses and not receive a "W".
March 4 Last day to declare pass/fail grading option for a course for most students.
March 14-18 Spring Recess
March 25 For NYU Abu Dhabi students: Last day to withdraw from a course.
April 8 Last day to withdraw from a course (with a "W" on transcript). For Gallatin and Stern students: Last day to declare pass/fail grading option.
May 13 Last Day of Classes (Make-up Day. Classes meet on a Monday Schedule)
May 16 - 20 Final Exams
May 21 Student Departure

*Please note that all calendars are subject to change.

Classes will generally meet Monday to Thursday and Occasional make-up classes will be held on Fridays.  Do not make weekend travel plans until you have arrived, confirmed your schedule, and verified schedules for your courses.

For information on tuition refund schedules and withdrawal procedures please visit the Policies and Procedures page.

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Spring Semester


Priority: September 15

Regular: October 15

Applications received after October 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Admission will be granted only when space is available and time allows for required travel documents to be attained.

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