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Cabrini Professor Darryl Mace, PhD, in class

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar includes the start and end of each semester, holidays and breaks, registration dates, deadlines for course adjustments, and important events, such as Commencement, Finals, and the annual Academic Symposium.

Dates subject to change 

Summer Sessions 2019 

One 12-Week Term; Two 6-Week Terms 

  • May 20 (M)
    First Day of Summer I and 12-week session
  • May 27 (M) 
    Memorial Day Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • June 12 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a Summer I course*
  • June 28 (F)
    Last day of Summer I
  • July 1 (M)
    First day of Summer II 
  • July 4 (W)
    Independence Day holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • July 11 (Th)
    Last day to withdraw from a summer 12-week course*
  • July 24 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a summer II course*
  • August 9 (F)
    Last day of summer II and summer 12-week session
  • August 16 (F)
    Conferral Date for summer graduation cycle

* Part of Term Classes and condensed terms have varying Add/Drop and Withdrawal dates.
Classes must be added before the course begins
Classes must be dropped before the second class meeting, or before the second log-in to online courses 

Fall Semester 2019 – 15-Week Term 

  • August 23 (Fri)
    Residence Halls Open for new students, New Undergraduate Student Orientation, Matriculation Ceremony 
  • August 25 (Sun)
    Residence halls open for returning students 
  • August 26 (M) 
    Fall classes begin (8:15am)
  • September 2 (M)
    Labor Day holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • September 4 (W) 
    Last Day to Add or Drop a course or Declare Audit for 15-week courses*
  • October 14 (M)
    Dean's Fall Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October (W)
    Semester midpoint
  • October 28 (M) 
    Graduate Student Registration for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins 
  • November 1 (F)
    Last day for students to apply for May 2020 graduation 
  • November 5 (T)
    Senior student registration for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins 
  • November 6 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from 15-week courses
  • November 8 (F)
    Junior student registration for winterim/for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins  
  • November 12 (T) 
    Cabrini Day (No day classes; classes starting at 4:30pm or later meet) 
  • November 14 (Th)
    Sophomore student registration for winterim/for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins   
  • November 19 (T)
    First-year student registration for winterim/spring 2020 semester begins 
  • November 27-December 1 (W-Sun)
    Thanksgiving recess (No day or evening classes), Residence halls close 10am November 27 and reopen at noon on December 1
  • December 9 (M)
    Fall classes end; Last day to declare pass/fail   
  • December 10-14 (T-S) 
    Final exam period 
  • December 15 (Sun)
    Residence Halls close (10am) 

Fall Semester 2019 Graduate Part Term I (Two 8-Week Terms)

August 26 – October 18 
Part of Term – Fall I* 

  • August 26 (M)
    Fall Part Term I classes begin 
  • September 2 (M)
    Labor Day holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October 2 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from Fall Part Term I classes 
  • October 14(M)
    Dean's Fall Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • October 18 (F)
    Fall Part Term I classes end 

October 21– December 14 
Part of term – Fall II*

  • October 21 (M)
    Fall Part Term II classes begin
  • October 28 (M)
    Graduate student  registration for winterim/spring 2020 begins
  • November 1 (F)
    Last day for students to apply for May 2020 graduation
  • November 12 (T)
    Cabrini Day (No day classes; Classes starting at 4:30pm or later meet)
  • November 25 (M)
    Last day to withdraw from Fall Part Term II classes November 27-December 1 (W-Sun)
  • November 27-December 1 (W-Sun)
    Thanksgiving recess (No day or evening classes)
  • December 13 (F)
    Fall Part Term II classes end  
  • December 14 (Sat)
    End of fall 2019 term 

Winterim 2019-2020 

  • December 16 (M)
    Winterim Classes Begin
  • December 22-January 1 (F-W) 
    Winter Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • December 31 (T)
    Conferral date for December graduation cycle 
  • January 10 (F)
    Winterim Classes End 

Spring 2020 - Full (15-week) Term  

  • January 12 (Sun)
    Residence halls open (noon)
  • January 13 (M) 
    Spring classes begin
  • January 20 (M)
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • January 22 (W)
    Last day to add/drop or declare an audit for 15-week courses
  • February 1 (Sat)
    Last day for students to apply for August 2020 graduation
  • February 22-March 1 (Sat-Sun) 
    Semester break (no day or evening classes). Residence halls close 10am on Feb. 22 and reopen at noon on March 1. 
  • March 11 (W)
    Semester Midpoint
  • March 19 (Th)
    Graduate student registration for summer/fall 2020 semester begins
  • March 24 (T)
    Senior student registration for summer/fall 2020 semester begins
  • March 27 (F)
    Junior student registration for summer/fall 2020 semester begins
  • March 31 (T)
    Sophomore student registration for summer/fall 2020 semester begins 
  • April 3 (F)
    First-year student registration for summer/fall 2020 semester begins  
  • April 6 (M)
    Last day to withdraw from 15-week courses 
  • April 8-April 13 (W-M)
    Easter holiday break (no day or evening classes) Residence halls close 10am on April 8 and reopen at noon on April 13
  • April 28 (T)
    Arts, Research, and Scholarship Symposium (no day or evening classes)
  • May 4 (M)
    Spring classes end. Last day to declare pass/fail
  • May 5-9 (T-Sat)
    Final exam period 
  • May 10 (Sun)
    Residence halls close at 10am    
  • May 16 (Sat)
    Senior Hooding & Awards Ceremony and Commencement Mass 
  • May 17 (Sun)
    Commencement exercises. Conferral date for spring graduation cycle 

Spring Semester 2020 Graduate Program (Two 8-Week Terms)  

January 13 – March 13 
Part of Term – Spring I* 

  • January 13 (M)
    Spring part term I classes begin
  • January 20 (M)
    Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday (no day or evening classes)
  • February 1 (Sat)
    Last day for students to apply for August 2020 graduation   
  • February 19 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a spring part term I classes
  • February 22–March 1 (Sat–Sun)  
    Semester Break (no day or evening classes)
  • March 13 (F) 
    Spring part term I classes end 

March 16 – May 17
Part of term – spring II*

  • March 16 (M)
    Spring part term II classes begin
  • March 19 (Th)
    Graduate student registration for summer/fall 2020 semester begins 
  • March 31 (M)
    Last day for students to apply for December 2020 graduation
  • April 8–April 13 (W–M)
    Easter Holiday Break (no day or evening classes)
  • April 22 (W)
    Last day to withdraw from a spring II part of term course 
  • April 28 (T)
    Arts, Research, & Scholarship Symposium (no day or evening classes)
  • May 8 (F)
    Spring part term II classes end
  • May 16 (Sat)
    Commencement Mass
  • May 17 (Sun)
    Commencement Exercises; Conferral Date for Spring Graduation Cycle 

* Part of Term Classes and condensed terms have varying Add/Drop and Withdrawal dates.
Classes must be added before the course begins
Classes must be dropped before the second class meeting, or before the second log-in to online courses  

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