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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.

Summer 2019

Pre Session

May 20(M)First day of classes. Last day to drop/add a class–no transcript notation
May 23(R)Last day to withdraw from a class or to apply for the Pass/Fail option
May 27(M)Memorial Day–University Closed–No Classes
May 30(R)Ascension Thursday–University Closed–No Classes
May 31(F)Last day of classes for Pre Session

Class Days

May 20 (M)May 24 (F)
May 21 (T)May 28 (T)
May 22 (W)May 29 (W)
May 23 (R)May 31 (F)

Session I

June 3 (M)First day of classes
June 5(W)Last day to drop/add a class–no transcript notation
June 18(T)Last day to withdraw from a class or apply for the Pass/Fail option
July 8(M)Last day of classes for Summer Session I–Thursday classes held

Class Days

June 3 (M)June 19 (W)
June 4 (T)June 20 (R)
June 5 (W)June 24 (M)
June 6 (R)June 25 (T)
June 10 (M)June 26 (W)
June 11 (T)June 27 (R)
June 12 (W)July 1 (M)
June 13 (R)July 2 (T)
June 17 (M)July 3 (W)
June 18 (T)July 8 (M)–Thursday classes held 

Session II

July 10(W)First day of classes
July 15(M)Last day to drop/add a class–no transcript notation
July 25(R)Last day to withdraw from a class or to apply for the Pass/Fail option
August 13(T)Last day of classes for Summer Session II

Class Days

July 10 (W)July 29 (M)
July 11 (R)July 30 (T)
July 15 (M)July 31 (W)
July 16 (T)August 1 (R)
July 17 (W)August 5 (M)
July 18 (R)August 6 (T)
July 22 (M)August 7 (W)
July 23 (T)August 8 (R)
July 24 (W)August 12 (M)
July 25 (R)August 13 (T)

Post Session

August 19(M)First day of classes. Last day to drop/add a class–
no transcript notation
August 22(R)Last day to withdraw from a class or apply for the Pass/Fail option
August 28(W)Last day of classes for Post Session

Class Days

August 19 (M)August 23 (F)
August 20 (T)August 26 (M)
August 21 (W)August 27 (T)
August 22 (R)August 28 (W)

Key:

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

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.

Additional Academic Calendars

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

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) Snow/Study Day
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)Snow/Study Day
May 6 (W) Snow/Study Day
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

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.

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