Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar provides all relevant holidays, breaks, commencement, school start/end dates as well as Registration and Bursar dates.

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Fall 2020
 
Friday, March 20, 2020 Please review the withdrawal schedule to determine when a grade of 'W' will be issued when dropping classes.
Monday, April 20, 2020 Fall 2020 Registration Begins by appointment for Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Undergraduate Fall Payment Due.

Failure to meet the payment deadline may result in the cancellation of class reservations.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 -
Wednesday, August 19, 2020
NYU Early Quarantine Move-in Days
Monday, August 31, 2020 -
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
NYU Move-in Days
Wednesday, September 2, 2020 Fall 2020 classes begin
Monday, September 7, 2020 Labor Day
No classes scheduled / University Holiday
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 Legislative Day - Classes will meet according to a Monday schedule.
Friday, September 11, 2020 Late registration begins

Initial registration between September 11, 2020 and September 29, 2020 will be charged a late registration fee.

Fee for undergraduate and diploma students: $50.00

Fee for graduate students: $25.00
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Last day to drop/add on Albert for all students.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Last day of active waitlists.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Last day of initial registration on Albert for all students.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Last day to drop a class and receive a refund of 100% of tuition & fees for Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students who are dropping classes, but will remain enrolled in at least one course. For Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students who 'Completely Withdraw' from ALL courses during the semester, please see the Refund Schedule for Complete Withdrawal.
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Last day to drop fall 2020 classes and not receive a grade of "W".
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Graduate Fall Payment Due.

Failure to meet the payment deadline may result in the cancellation of class reservations.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Courses dropped after the first two weeks of the semester: No refund of tuition or fees for Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students who are dropping classes, but will remain enrolled in at least one course.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 All students who wish to perform initial registration or a registration transaction to add a class must go to their academic advisor or their academic department in order to initiate this request.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Beginning today students who want to withdraw from a class should use the Request Class Withdrawal process.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Waitlists will be purged.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Beginning today students will be issued a grade of 'W' if they drop a class from their fall schedule or withdraw for the term.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 The Census Capture Date

The use of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to securely log into NYU services becomes mandatory for new students. Earlier enrollment is recommended. Learn More.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 Initial registration on or after Sunday, September 30th will be charged a revised late registration fee.

Fee for undergraduate and diploma students: $100.00

Fee for graduate students: $50.00
Monday, October 12, 2020 Last day to withdraw from Fall 2020 classes that meet in the first 7-week (7W1) session.
Monday, November 16, 2020 Midterm Grades Deadline
Thursday, November 26, 2020 -
Friday, November 27, 2020
Thanksgiving Recess for University Offices
No classes scheduled / University Holiday
Thursday, November 26, 2020 -
Friday, November 27, 2020
Student Thanksgiving Recess
No classes scheduled
Monday, November 30, 2020 Last day to use the Leave and Withdrawal process to submit a fall semester term withdrawal request or submit a request to withdraw from a course. Students should consult the academic calendar of their home school for specific deadlines pertaining to course withdrawal for the term.
Monday, November 30, 2020 Deadline to request Pass/Fail grade option.
Friday, December 4, 2020 Last day to withdraw from Fall 2020 classes that meet in the second 7-week (7W2) session.
Sunday, December 13, 2020 Last day of Fall 2020 classes
Monday, December 14, 2020 Reading Day
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 -
Monday, December 21, 2020
Fall Semester Exams

College of Arts & Science Rory Meyers College of Nursing - Undergraduate (Non-Nursing Clinical Sequence) & Graduate Faculty of Arts & Science/Liberal Studies Gallatin School for Individualized Study Graduate School of Arts & Science Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Undergraduate College Tandon School of Engineering Robert F. Wagner - Graduate School of Public Service School of Professional Studies - Credit Programs Silver School of Social Work Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development Tisch School of the Arts
School of Global Public Health

Final Grades Deadline
Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final exam date
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 -
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Student Winter Recess
    No classes scheduled
Thursday, December 24, 2020 -
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Winter Recess for University Offices
The University, including the Office of the University Registrar, will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2020 through Sunday, January 3, 2021.

During this period requests for paper transcripts and enrollment certifications will not be processed.
Monday, January 4, 2021 The University reopens

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January Term 2021
 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 January 2021 course search and registration status features available on Albert.

Please review the withdrawal schedule to determine when a grade of 'W' will be issued when dropping classes.
Monday, October 19, 2020 January 2021 registration begins by appointment for most Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 The January term tuition payment is due.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 -
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Student Winter Recess
No classes scheduled
Thursday, December 24, 2020 -
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Winter Recess for University Offices

The University, including the Office of the University Registrar, will be closed from Thursday, December 24, 2020 through Sunday, January 3, 2021.

During this period requests for paper transcripts and enrollment certifications will not be processed.
Monday, January 4, 2021 The University reopens
Monday, January 4, 2021 January Term 2021 classes begin
Monday, January 4, 2021 Last day to drop a class and receive a refund of 100% of tuition.
Monday, January 4, 2021 The last day to drop a class without the issuance of a 'W' grade.
Monday, January 4, 2021 Last day for all students to use Albert to add or drop January term classes.
Monday, January 4, 2021 Last day of active waitlists.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Beginning today students who want to withdraw from a class should use the Request Class Withdrawal process.

All students who wish to perform initial registration or a registration transaction to add a class must go to their academic advisor or their academic department in order to initiate this request.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Beginning today students will be issued a grade of 'W' if they drop a class from their January term schedule or withdraw for the term.
Tuesday, January 5, 2021 Waitlists will be purged.
Wednesday, January 6, 2021 The Census Capture Date

The use of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to securely log into NYU services becomes mandatory for new students. Earlier enrollment is recommended. Learn More.
Thursday, January 14, 2021 Last day to use the Term Withdrawal Form to submit a spring semester term withdrawal request or submit a request to withdraw from a course. Students should consult the academic calendar of their home school for specific deadlines pertaining to course withdrawal for the term.
Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
No classes scheduled / University Holiday
Friday, January 22, 2021 Last day of January Term 2021 classes

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Spring 2021
 
Monday, December 7, 2020 Spring 2021 Registration Begins by appointment for Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students.
Thursday, January 7, 2021 Undergraduate Spring Payment Due.

Failure to meet the payment deadline may result in the cancellation of class reservations.
Monday, January 25, 2021 Spring 2021 classes begin
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Graduate Spring Payment Due.

Failure to meet the payment deadline may result in the cancellation of class reservations.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 Late registration begins

Initial registration between February 3, 2021 and February 21, 2021 will be charged a late registration fee

Fee for undergraduate and diploma students: $50.00

Fee for graduate students: $25.00
Sunday, February 7, 2021 Last day to drop Spring 2021 classes and not receive a grade of "W".
Sunday, February 7, 2021 Last day to drop a class and receive a refund of 100% of tuition & fees for Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students who are dropping classes, but will remain enrolled in at least one course. For Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students who 'Completely Withdraw' from ALL courses during the semester, please see the Refund Schedule for Complete Withdrawal.
Sunday, February 7, 2021 Last day of initial registration on Albert for all students.
Sunday, February 7, 2021 Last day of active waitlists.
Sunday, February 7, 2021 Last day to drop/add on Albert for all students.
Monday, February 8, 2021 Beginning today students will be issued a grade of 'W' if they drop a class from their spring schedule or withdraw for the term.
Monday, February 8, 2021 Waitlists will be purged.
Monday, February 8, 2021 Courses dropped after the first two weeks of the semester: No refund of tuition or fees for Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students who are dropping classes, but will remain enrolled in at least one course.
Monday, February 8, 2021 All students who wish to perform initial registration or a registration transaction to add a class must go to their academic advisor or their academic department in order to initiate this request.
Monday, February 8, 2021 Beginning today students who want to withdraw from a class should use the Request Class Withdrawal process.
Monday, February 15, 2021 Presidents' Day
No classes scheduled / University Holiday
Monday, February 15, 2021 The Census Capture Date

The use of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to securely log into NYU services becomes mandatory for new students. Earlier enrollment is recommended. Learn More.
Monday, February 22, 2021 Initial registration on or after Monday, February 22nd, 2021 will be charged a revised late registration fee.

Fee for undergraduate and diploma students: $100.00

Fee for graduate students: $50.00
Monday, March 15, 2021 -
Sunday, March 21, 2021
Spring Recess
No classes scheduled
Monday, May 10, 2021 Last day of Spring 2021 classes
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Reading Day
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 -
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Spring Semester Exams

College of Arts & Science Rory Meyers College of Nursing - Undergraduate (Non-Nursing Clinical Sequence) & Graduate Faculty of Arts & Science/Liberal Studies Gallatin School for Individualized Study Graduate School of Arts & Science Leonard N. Stern School of Business - Undergraduate College Tandon School of Engineering Robert F. Wagner - Graduate School of Public Service School of Professional Studies - Credit Programs Silver School of Social Work Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development Tisch School of the Arts
School of Global Public Health

Final Grades Deadline
Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final exam date
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Commencement

Please review the Graduation and Diplomas page for more information.

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Summer 2021
 
Friday, January 8, 2021 Summer 2021 course search and registration status features available on Albert.

Please review the withdrawal schedule to determine when a grade of 'W' will be issued when dropping classes.
Monday, February 8, 2021 Summer 2021 Registration Begins by appointment for Undergraduate, Graduate and Diploma students.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 The summer term tuition payment is due

Failure to meet the payment deadline may result in the cancellation of class reservations.
Sunday, May 23, 2021 Last day of active waitlists for classes scheduled during the Special Session.
Sunday, May 23, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Special Session and receive a refund of 100% Tuition and Fees
Sunday, May 23, 2021 Last day to enroll on Albert for those classes scheduled during the Special Session.
Monday, May 24, 2021 First day of Summer term for classes scheduled in the following sessions: 12-Week, 10-Week, 7-Week, First 6-Week, First 3-Week, and Special Session.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the First 3-Week Session and receive a refund of 100% Tuition and Fees.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the First 3-Week Session and not be issued a grade of 'W'.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Last day of active waitlists for classes scheduled during the First 3-Week Session.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Last day to enroll on Albert for those classes scheduled during the First 3-Week Session.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Beginning today, withdrawal from a class scheduled in the First 3-Week Session will result in the issuance of a 'W' grade.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 Last day of active waitlists for classes scheduled during the 12-Week Session, the 10-Week Session, the 7-Week Session, and the First 6-Week Session.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 Last day to enroll on Albert for classes scheduled during the 12-Week Session, the 10-Week Session, the 7-Week Session, and the First 6-Week Session.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled during the 12-Week Session, the 10-Week Session, the 7-Week Session, and the First 6-Week Session and receive a refund of 100% Tuition and Fees.
Thursday, May 27, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled during the 12-Week Session, the 10-Week Session, the 7-Week Session, and the First 6-Week Session and not be issued a grade of 'W'.
Friday, May 28, 2021 Beginning today, withdrawal from a class scheduled during the following sessions will result in the issuance of a 'W' grade: 12-Week, 10-Week. 7-Week, and First 6-Week.
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day

No classes scheduled / University Holiday
Sunday, June 13, 2021 Last day of classes: First 3-Week Session.
Monday, June 14, 2021 First day of Summer term for classes scheduled in the Second 3-Week Session.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Second 3-Week Session and receive a refund of 100% Tuition and Fees.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Second 3-Week Session and not be issued a grade of 'W'.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Last day of active waitlists for classes scheduled during the second 3-week session.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 Last day to enroll into classes scheduled during the second 3-week session on Albert.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Beginning today, withdrawal from a class scheduled in the Second 3-Week Session will result in the issuance of a 'W' grade.
Saturday, June 19, 2021 Legislative Day for Monday classes, if requested by the instructor.
Saturday, July 3, 2021 Last day of classes: First 6-Week Session and Second 3-Week Session.
Sunday, July 4, 2021 Independence Day

No classes scheduled / University Holiday
Monday, July 5, 2021 Independence Day (observed)

No classes scheduled / University Holiday
Tuesday, July 6, 2021 First day of classes scheduled in the the Second 6-Week Session and the Third 3-Week Session.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Last day of active waitlists for classes scheduled during the Third 3-Week Session.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Last day to enroll on Albert for those classes scheduled during the Third 3-Week Session.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Third 3-Week Session and receive a refund of 100% Tuition and Fees.
Wednesday, July 7, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Third 3-Week Session and not be issued a grade of 'W'.
Thursday, July 8, 2021 Beginning today, withdrawal from a class scheduled during the Third 3-Week Session will result in the issuance of a 'W' grade.
Friday, July 9, 2021 Last day of active waitlists for classes scheduled during the Second 6-Week Session.
Friday, July 9, 2021 Last day to enroll on Albert for classes scheduled during the Second 6-Week Session.
Friday, July 9, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Second 6-Week Session and receive a refund of 100% Tuition and Fees.
Friday, July 9, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Second 6-Week Session and not be issued a grade of 'W'.
Saturday, July 10, 2021 Beginning today, withdrawal from a class scheduled in the Second 6-Week Session will result in the issuance of a 'W' grade.
Sunday, July 11, 2021 Last day of classes: 7-Week Session.
Sunday, July 25, 2021 Last day of classes: Third 3-Week Session.
Monday, July 26, 2021 First day of classes scheduled in the Fourth 3-Week Session.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Last day of active waitlists for classes scheduled during the Fourth 3-Week Session.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Last day to enroll on Albert for those classes scheduled during the Fourth 3-Week Session.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Fourth 3-Week Session and receive a refund of 100% Tuition and Fees.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Last day to drop a class scheduled in the Fourth 3-Week Session and not be issued a grade of 'W'.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021 Beginning today, withdrawal from a class scheduled in the Fourth 3-Week Session will result in the issuance of a 'W' grade.
Thursday, July 29, 2021 The Census Capture Date

The use of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to securely log into NYU services becomes mandatory for new students. Earlier enrollment is recommended. Learn More.
Saturday, July 31, 2021 Legislative Day for Monday classes, if requested by the instructor.
Wednesday, August 4, 2021 Last day of classes: 10-Week Session.
Sunday, August 15, 2021 Last day of classes: 12-Week Session, Second 6-Week Session, Fourth 3-Week Session and the Special Session.

Final Grades Deadline. Grades are due 72 hours after the scheduled final.