Academic Calendar

Also see: NYU Official Academic Calendar

Monday, August 27 - Friday, August 31, 2018

New Student Orientation and Registration Week

Monday, September 3, 2018

Labor Day/No classes scheduled/University Holiday

Tuesday, September 4, 2019

Fall 2019 Semester Begins

Monday, September 17, 2018

Last day to drop/add courses on Albert

Monday, October 8, 2018

Deadline for Second and Third Year M.A. Students to a submit thesis topic of approx. 100 words and three potential advisors to the Academic Office

Friday, October 12, 2018

Thesis Advisors will be confirmed for Second and Third-year M.A. Students

Monday, November 5 - Friday, November 9, 2018

Spring 2018 Course Registration Interviews

Friday, November 9, 2018

Thesis Proposal Deadline for Second and Third-year M.A. Students. 500 word proposal with a short bibliography and one image to your advisor and the Academic Office

Wednesday, November 21 - Sunday, November 25, 2018

Student Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes (Institute buildings remain open only on Wednesday, November 21)

Monday, December 3, 2018

Outline of Thesis due to your advisor and the Academic Office

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Language Proficiency Exams in the Marble Room: 10:00am and 12:00pm

Friday, December 14, 2018

Last day of Fall 2018 courses

Saturday, December 22 - Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Winter Recess - Institute and NYU facilities are closed

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Institute and NYU reopen

Monday, January 21, 2019

MLK Holiday - NYU and Institute facilities are closed

Monday, January 28, 2019

Spring 2019 classes begin

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Revised and annotated bibliography (15 sources) due to your advisor and the Academic Office

Monday, February 5, 2019

Graduate Spring payments are due

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Last day to drop/add courses on Albert

Monday, February 18, 2019

Presidents' Day - NYU and Institute facilities are closed

Monday, March 11, 2019

First Draft of the M.A. Thesis due to your advisor (7,000 words) The draft should aim to be complete, must be at least 7000 words

Monday, March 18 - Sunday, March 24, 2019

Spring Recess - No classes are scheduled

Monday, April 22, 2019 5PM

Deadline to submit two final copies of the M.A. Thesis to the Academic Office (one for your advisor and one for your 2nd reader)

Wednesday, May 7, 2019

Language Proficiency Exams in the Marble Room: 10:00am and 12:00pm

Monday, May 13, 2019

Last day of Spring 2019 classes

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Institute Commencement at Global Center for Spiritual Life. Reception following at the Duke House