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Academic Calendar

View the current and upcoming Academic Calendar for St. John's University's Queens, Staten Island, Long Island Graduate Center, and Manhattan campuses.

Fall 2019

September 2 (M) Labor Day–University Closed–No Classes
September 4(W) First Day of Classes 
September 10(T)Last Day to Add/Drop Classes
September 24(T)Last Day to Drop a Class (without a transcript notation)
September 25(W)Withdrawal Period Begins
October 15(T)Mid-term grades are due
October 29(T)Friday Classes Meet
November 1(F) All Saints’ Day–University Closed – No Classes
November 8(F)Last day to Withdraw from a Class or Apply for a Pass/Fail Option
November 11(M) Veterans Day–University Closed – No Classes
November 27(W)No Classes
November 28–30              (R-S)Thanksgiving Recess – University Closed – No Classes
December 11(W) Study/Snow Day – No Classes
December 12–18(R-W)         Final Examination Week

Spring 2020

January 20(M) Martin Luther King Jr. Day–University Closed–No Classes
January 22 (W)First Day of Classes
January 28(T)Last Day to Add/Drop Classes
February 11(T)Last Day to Drop a Class (without a transcript notation)
February 12     (W)Withdrawal Period Begins
February 17       (M)Presidents’ Day -University Closed – No Classes
March 2–7   (M-S)     Spring Break – No Classes
March 14(S)Mid-term grades are due
April 3(F)Last day to Withdraw from a Class or Apply for a Pass/Fail Option
April 9-13 (R-M)     Easter Recess – University Closed – No Classes
April 15(W)Monday Classes Meet
May 5(T)Study/Snow Day – No Classes
May 6 (W) Study/Snow Day – No Classes
May 7–13 (R-W)   Final Examination Week

Note: This calendar applies to the Queens, Staten Island, Long Island Graduate Center, and Manhattan campuses. The Law School and the Rome campus have their own calendars.

Key

U = Sunday
M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
S = Saturday

Additional Academic Calendars

Fall 2020

DateDayDetails
Sept 2(W)First Day of Classes
Sept 7(M)Labor Day – University Closed – No Classes
Nov 3(T)Presidential Election Day – University Closed – No Classes
Nov 5(R)Tuesday Classes Meet
Nov 11(W)Veterans Day – No Classes
Nov 25-28(W-S)Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes
Dec 8(T)The Immaculate Conception – University Closed – No Classes
Dec 11(F)Snow/Study Day
Dec 14-19(M-S)Final Examination Week

Spring 2021 

DateDayDetails
Jan 18(M)Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – University Closed – No Classes
Jan 20(W)First Day of Classes
Feb 15(M)Presidents' Day – University Closed – No Classes
Feb 17(W)Monday Classes Meet
March 1-6(M-S)Spring Break – No Classes
April 1-5(R-M)Easter Recess – No Classes
May 4(T)Snow/Study Day
May 5(W)Snow/Study Day
May 6-12(R-W)Final Examination Week

Note: This calendar applies to the Queens, Staten Island, Long Island, and Manhattan campuses. The Law School and the Rome Campus have their own calendars.

Key

M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
S = Saturday
U = Sunday

Session Reminders

DateDay of the WeekDetails
Jan 6 (M)First day of classes; last day to add/drop a class
Jan 9 (R) Last day to withdraw from a class or apply for Pass/Fail Option
Jan 15    (W) Last day of classes for Winter Inter-Session

Class Calendar

  • January 6 (M) 
  • January 7 (T) 
  • January 8 (W) 
  • January 9 (R) 
  • January 10 (F) 
  • January 13 (M) 
  • January 14 (T) 
  • January 15 (W) 
  • Class make-up day: January 16 (R)

Make-up examinations must be arranged on an individual basis.

Please note that Spring 2020 classes begin Wednesday, January 22.

Pre-Session

DateDay of the WeekDetails
May 18(M)First day of classes. Last day to drop/add a class – no transcript notation
May 21                (R)Ascension Thursday – University Closed – No Classes
May 22     (F)Last day to withdraw from a class or to apply for the Pass/Fail Option
May 25(M)Memorial Day – University Closed – No Classes
May 29(F)Last day of classes for Pre-Session

Class Days

DateDay of the WeekDateDay of the Week
May 18                (M)May 26(T)
May 19(T)May 27(W)
May 20(W)May 28(R)
May 22(F)May 29(F)

Session I

DateDay of the WeekDetails
June 1(M)First day of classes
June 3(W)Last day to drop/add a class – no transcript notation
June 16              (T)Last day to withdraw from a class or to apply for the Pass/Fail Option
July 2(R)Last day of classes for Summer Session I

Class Days

DateDay of the WeekDateDay of the Week
June 1(M)June 17(W)
June 2(T)June 18(R)
June 3(W)June 22(M)
June 4(R)June 23(T)
June 8(M)June 24(W)
June 9(T)June 25(R)
June 10(W)June 29(M)
June 11(R)June 30(T)
June 15(M)July 1(W)
June 16(T)July 2(R)

Session II

DateDay of the WeekDetails
July 6(M)First day of classes
July 8(W)Last day to drop/add a class – no transcript notation
July 21(T)Last day to withdraw from a class or to apply for the Pass/Fail Option
August 6            (R)Last day of classes for Summer Session II

Class Days

DateDay of the WeekDateDay of the Week
July 6(M)July 22(W)
July 7(T)July 23(R)
July 8(W)July 27(M)
July 9(R)July 28(T)
July 13(M)July 29(W)
July 14(T)July 30(R)
July 15(W)August 3(M)
July 16(R)August 4(T)
July 20(M)August 5(W)
July 21(T)August 6(R)

Post-Session

DateDay of the WeekDetails
August 10(M)First day of classes. Last day to drop/add a class – no transcript notation
August 13(R)Last day to withdraw from a class or to apply for the Pass/Fail Option
August 19(W)Last day of classes for Post Session

 Class Days

DateDay of the WeekDateDay of the Week
August 10    (M)August 14(F)
August 11    (T)August 17(M)
August 12    (W)August 18(T)
August 13    (R)August 19(W)

Key

M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
S = Saturday
U = Sunday

Spring 2019

Session I: January 14 – February 28

Jan 14 (M)First Day of Classes
Jan 23 (W)Last Day to Drop a Class
Feb 15 (F)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Feb 28 (R)Last Day of Classes
Mar 1, 4 (F, M)Make-up Exams

Session II: March 6 – April 26

Mar 6 (W)First Day of Classes
Mar 15 (F)Last Day to Drop a Class
Apr 10 (W)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
April 18-22 (R-M)Easter Recess – No Classes – Offices Closed
Apr 25 (R)Liberation Day – No Classes – Offices Closed
Apr 26 (F)Make-up Class for April 25 – Last Day of Classes
Apr 29, 30 (M, T)Make-up Exams

Summer 2019

Session I: May 27 - June 27

May 27(M)First Day of Classes
May 31(F)Last Day to Drop a Class
June 14(F)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
June 27(R)Last Day of Classes

Session II: July 3 - August 6

July 3(W)First Day of Classes
July 10(W)Last Day to Drop a Class
July 24(W)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
August 6(T)Last Day of Classes  

Key

M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
S = Saturday
U = Sunday

Fall 2019

Session I: September 4 – October 22

Sep 4(W)First Day of Classes
Sep 13(F)Last Day to Drop a Class
Oct 9(W)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Oct 22(T)Last Day of Classes
Oct 23 - 25(W-F)Make-up Exams

Session II: October 28 -  December 12

Oct 28(M)Fist Day of Classes
Nov 6(W)Last Day to Drop a Class
Nov 22(F)Make-up Class for November 28
Nov 28(R)Thanksgiving Day - No Classes
Nov 29(F)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Dec 12(R)Last Day of Classes
Dec 13, 16(F, M)Make-up Exams

Spring 2020

Session I: January 20 - March 5

Jan 20(M)First Day of Classes
Jan 29(W)Last Day to Drop a Class
Feb 21(F)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Mar 5(R)Last Day of Classes
Mar 6, 9(F, M)Make-up Exams

Session II: March 11 - April 30

Mar 11(M)First Day of Classes
Mar 20(F)Last Day to Drop a Class
Apr 15(W)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Apr 9 - 13(R-M)Easter Recess - No Classes - Offices Closed
Apr 30(R)Last Day of Classes
May 1, 4(F, M)Make-up Exams

Summer 2020

Session I: June 1 - July 2

June 1(M)First Day of Classes
June 5(F)Last Day to Drop a Class
June 19(F)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
July 2(R)Last Day of Classes

Session II: July 8 - August 11

July 8(M)First Day of Classes
July 15(W)Last Day to Drop a Class
July 29(W)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Aug 11(T)Last Day of Classes

Key

M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
S = Saturday
U = Sunday

Friday, May 17, 2019

College of Professional Studies
Graduate Commencement Exercises  
Queens Campus

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Staten Island Commencement Exercises

Sunday, May 19, 2019

Queens Undergraduate Commencement Exercises

Monday, May 20, 2019

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Graduate Commencement Exercises 
Queens Campus

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Graduate Commencement Exercises 
Queens Campus

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

The School of Education
Graduate Commencement Exercises 
Queens Campus

Thursday, May 23, 2019

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Graduate Commencement Exercises
Queens Campus

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Law School Commencement Exercises

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Rome Commencement Exercises

All eligible and prospective graduates will be contacted in March via their St. John's email account with more details regarding the Commencement Exercises.  For questions regarding academic matters and eligibility, graduating students are asked to please contact their academic dean's office.

Undergraduate

ONE night a week for Undergraduate:

1700-1950
1910-2200

M,RT,FWS
0730-08550730-08550730-10200830-1115
0905-1030905-1030  
1040-12051040-12051040-13301130-1415
1215-13401215-1340  
Common Hour1350-15151350-16401430-1715
1525-16501525-1650  
1700-18251700-1825  
1910-20351910-2035  
2045-22102045-2210  

Graduate

MTWTF
1700-19001700-19001700-19001700-19001700-1900
1910-21101910-21101910-21101910-21101910-2110

Key

M = Monday
T = Tuesday
W = Wednesday
R = Thursday
F = Friday
S = Saturday
U = Sunday