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Academic Calendar

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Semester Programs

2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Fall Semester Events Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Graduate Residential Business Program Classes Begin 17 Aug M 22 Aug M 21 Aug M 20 Aug M
New Student Check-In 21 Aug F 26 Aug F 25 Aug F 24 Aug F
Returning Student Check-In

23 Aug SU

28 Aug SU

27 Aug SU 26 Aug SU
Classes Begin 24 Aug M 29 Aug M 28 Aug M 27 Aug M
Fall Recess Begins* 25 Sep F 7 Oct F 6 Oct F 5 Oct F
Classes Resume 30 Sep W 12 Oct W 11 Oct W 10 Oct W
Parent's/Family Weekend Begins 23 Oct F 28 Oct F TBA TBA
Midterm Grades Due to SAS — Noon 21 Oct W 26 Oct W 25 Oct W 24 Oct W
Enrollment For Spring Classes Begin 4 Nov W 9 Nov W 8 Nov W 7 Nov W
Thanksgiving Recess Begins* 24 Nov TU 22 Nov TU 21 Nov TU 20 Nov TU
Classes Resume 30 Nov M 28 Nov M 27 Nov M 26 Nov M
Last Day of Class 4 Dec F 9 Dec F 8 Dec F 7 Dec F
Exams Begin 7 Dec M 12 Dec M 11 Dec M 10 Dec M
Exams End 11 Dec F 16 Dec F 15 Dec F 14 Dec F
December Graduates Recognition Ceremony 12 Dec SA 17 Dec SA 16 Dec SA 15 Dec SA
Final Grades Due to SAS — Noon 14 Dec M 19 Dec M 18 Dec M 17 Dec M
 
Spring Semester Events Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018 Spring  2019
Graduate Residential MBA and Graduate Health Science courses begin 4 Jan M 9 Jan M 8 Jan M 7 Jan M
New Student Check-In 5 Jan TU 10 Jan TU 9 Jan T 8 Jan TU
Returning Student Check-In 6 Jan W 11 Jan W 10 Jan W 9 Jan W
Classes Begin 7 Jan TH 12 Jan TH 11 Jan TH 10 Jan TH
February Break Begins* 10 Feb W 22 Feb W 21 Feb W 20 Feb W
Classes Resume 15 Feb M 27 Feb M 26 Feb M 25 Feb M
Midterm Grades Due to SAS — Noon 7 Mar M 20 Mar M 12 Mar M 11 Mar M
Graduate Residential Business Program Spring Recess Begins* 4 Mar F 3 Mar F 9 Mar F 8 Mar F
Spring Recess Begins* 11 Mar F 17 Mar F 16 Mar F 15 Mar F
All Classes Resume 21 Mar M 27 Mar M 26 Mar M 25 Mar M
Enrollment For Fall Classes Begin 30 Mar W 5 Apr W 4 Apr W 3 Apr W
Last Day of Class 22 Apr F 28 Apr F 27 Apr F 26 Apr F
Reading Days N/A 1-2 May M, TU 30 Apr - 1 May M, TU 29-30 Apr M, TU
Exams Begin 25 Apr M 3 May W 2 May W 1 May W
Exams End 29 Apr F 9 May TU 8 May TU 7 May TU
Final Grades Due to SAS 5 p.m.** 1 May SU 12 May F 11 May F 10 May F
Commencement 7 May SA 13 May SA 12 May SA 11 May SA
 
Summer Sessions Summer 2016 Summer 2017 Summer 2018 Summer 2019
Trimester Session Begins 2 May M TBA TBA TBA
Session 1 Begins 16 May M 22 May M 21 May M 20 May M
Session 1 Ends 18 June SA 24 June SA 23 June SA 22 Jun SA
Session 2 Begins 27 June M 3 July M 2 July M 1 Jul M
Session 2 Ends 30 July SA 5 Aug SA 4 Aug SA 3 Aug SA
Trimester Session Ends 12 Aug F TBA TBA TBA
 
Alumni Reunion Dates 7/14-7/17
7/13-7/16 7/12-7/15 7/11-7/14


*Recess begins at the end of the last scheduled class on this day.
**Commencing with Spring 2017, final grades will be due by 12:00PM (noon) on the stated day



Quarter Programs

2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
 
Summer Quarter Events Summer 2015 Summer 2016 Summer 2017
Classes begin  6 July M 13 June M 12 June M
Check-in deadline 9 July TH 16 June TH 15 June TH
Enrollment for Fall classes begins 21 Aug F 22 July F 21 July F
Classes end  25 Sept F 26 Aug F 25 Aug F
Final grades due to SAS by 12:00 noon 30 Sept W 31 Aug W 30 Aug W
Fall Quarter Events Fall 2015 Fall 2016 Fall 2017
Classes begin 28 Sept M 7 Sept W 6 Sept W
Check-in deadline 1 Oct TH 12 Sept M 11 Sept M
Enrollment for Winter classes begins 13 Nov F 14 Oct F 13 Oct F
Classes end 18 Dec F 22 Nov T 21 Nov T
December graduates recognition ceremony 12 Dec SA 17 Dec SA TBA SA
Final grades due to SAS by 12:00 noon 23 Dec W 25 Nov F 24 Nov F
Winter Quarter Events Winter 2016 Winter 2017 Winter 2018
Classes begin 4 Jan M 2 Jan M* 1 Jan M*
Check-in deadline 7 Jan TH 5 Jan TH 4 Jan TH
Enrollment for Spring classes begins 12 Feb F 10 Feb F 9 Feb F
Classes end 18 Mar F 17 Mar F 16 Mar F
Final grades due to SAS by 12:00 noon  23 Mar W 22 Mar W 21 Mar W
Commencement 7 May SA 13 May SA 12 May SA
Spring Quarter Events Spring 2016 Spring 2017 Spring 2018
Classes begin 28 Mar M 27 Mar M 26 Mar M
Check-in deadline 31 Mar TH 30 Mar TH 29 Mar TH
Enrollment for Summer classes begins 6 May F 5 May F 4 May F
Classes end 10 June F 9 June F 8 June F
Final grades due to SAS by 12:00 noon 15 June W 14 June W 13 June W
 

*Contact hours for class days that fall on a holiday will be made up as determined by the course instructor

Clarkson University retains the right to alter these calendars due to unpredictable or extenuating circumstances.