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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 2020 - Revised

DateDayDetails
Aug 24(M)First Day of Classes
Aug 29(S)Last Day to Add/Drop Classes
Sept 7(M)Labor Day – Classes Held
Sept 11(F)Last Day to Drop a Class (without a transcript notation)
Sept 12(S)Withdrawal Period Begins
Oct 5(M)Mid-term grades are due
Oct 27(T)Last day to Withdraw from a Class(es) or apply for pass/fail option
Nov 3(T)Presidential Election Day – University Closed – No Classes
Nov 11(W)Veterans Day – Classes Held
Nov 23-28      (M-S)  Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes - All classes held remotely after Thanksgiving break
Nov 30(M)Tuesday Class Meet - Held Remotely
Dec 1(T)Study Day - No Classes Held
Dec 2-8(W-T)Final Exam/Assessment Week - Held Remotely
Dec 8(T)The Immaculate Conception – Last Day of Final Exam/Assessment - Held Remotely

Class Rotation Schedule

If your class is in a rotating hybrid format - faculty members will teach entirely in person, but the students physically present in class will switch on a 2-or 3-week rotation (i.e., students either spend 1 week in person/1 week online, or 1 week in person/2 weeks online). For simplicity’s sake, 2-week rotations are identified by “A” and “B” student groups, while 3-week rotations add a “C” group.  

The dates below indicate weeks when a given group will attend in-person classes

  • Classes on a 2-Week Rotation:  
    • “A” Weeks: August 24, September 7, September 21, October 5, October 19, November 2, November 16. 
    • “B” Weeks: August 31, September 14, September 28, October 12, October 26, November 9. 
    • After Thanksgiving week, all classes/exams/assessments will take place fully online.
  • Classes on a 3-Week Rotation:  
    • “A” Weeks: August 24, September 14, October 5, October 26, November 16. 
    • “B” Weeks: August 31, September 21, October 12, November 2.
    • “C” Weeks: September 7, September 28, October 19, November 9.
    • After Thanksgiving week, all classes/exams/assessments will take place fully online.

Faculty will email students prior to the start of classes to ensure they know their rotation.

Students can view their class modality on UIS under Student Detail Schedule.

Additional Academic Calendars

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 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

Spring 2020

Session I: January 20 - March 5

DateDayDetails
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

DateDay Details
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

DateDayDetails
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

DateDayDetails
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

Fall 2020

Session I: September 9-October 27                     

Sep 9 (W)First Day of Classes
Sep 18(F)Last Day to Drop a Class
Oct 14   (W)   Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Oct 27 (T)Last Day of Classes
Oct 28-30(W-F)Make-up Exams

Session II: November 2- December 17          

Nov 2(M)First Day of Classes
Nov 11(W)Last Day to Drop a Class
Nov 20(F)Make-up Class for November 26
Dec 4(F)Last Day to Withdraw from a Class
Dec 17(R)Last Day of CLasses
Dec 18, 21(F, M)Make-up Exams

Key

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

 

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