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School of Public Health Academic Calendar 2020–2021

Notes

  • SPH Final Exams are given during class hours.
  • SPH classes have classes requiring different contact hours ranging from 1 to 3 or more. Due to holidays which fall on Mondays, Monday classes may be extended or additional dates may be scheduled to ensure the required number of contact hours.
  • Students should contact faculty prior to taking time off, including religious holidays. Arrangements must be made for making up academic work missed. Per New York State Education Law, Section 224-a: "Any student in an institution of higher education who is unable, because of religious beliefs, to attend classes on particular day or days shall, because of such absence on the particular day or days, be excused from any examinations or any or work assignments." All missed work must be made up at the discretion of the faculty.

Summer Semester 2020

Wed. May 20

Commencement – No Classes

Thurs-Fri. May 21-22

In-Person Registration for Non-Matriculating Students

Mon. May 25

Memorial Day – No Classes

Wed. June 10

Orientation Entering SPH Students

Mon. June 15

First Day of Classes – All SPH Students

Mon. June 15

Tuition Payment Deadline for New Students Only

June 15-19

Add/Drop Period (No “W” grade posted but See Student Handbook for Tuition Liability)

Fri. June 19

Last Day to Drop Courses Without Tuition Liability

Fr. July 3

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W”

Sat. July 4

Independence Day Observed – No Classes

Mon. July 20

Fall Academic Advising & Web Registration begins - All Students

Fri. July 24

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a grade of “WP” or “WF”

Fri. July 31

Last Day to apply for New York State Residency for the Fall Semester

Fri. Aug. 14

Last Day of Classes and Exams

Fri. Aug. 21

Deadline to Submit Grades to the Office of the Registrar

Fall Semester 2020

Thurs-Fri. Aug. 20- 21

In- Person Registration for Non-Matriculating Students

Mon. Aug. 31

Mandatory Orientation & Registration

Tues. Sept. 1

Tuition Payment Deadline – All Students

Mon. Aug. 31-Tues. Sept. 8

Add/Drop Period (No “W” grade posted)

Tues. Sept. 1

First Day of Fall Classes-All SPH Students

Mon. Sept. 7

Labor Day - No Classes

Tues. Sept. 8

Last Day to Drop Courses Without Tuition Liability

Fri.Sept.18 –Sun. Sept. 20

Rosh Hashanah – No Classes

Mon. Sept. 28

Yom Kippur – No Classes

Fri. Oct. 2

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W”

Mon. Oct. 12

Columbus Day - No Classes

Fri. Nov. 6

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a grade of “WP” or “WF”

Mon. Oct. 26

Spring Academic Advising & Web Registration begins

Tues. Nov. 3

Election Day - Classes in Session

Wed. Nov. 11

Veterans’ Day – No Classes

Thurs-Fri. Nov. 26-27

Thanksgiving - No Classes

Fri. Dec. 4

Last day to apply for New York State Residency for Spring Semester

Mon. Dec. 14

Last Day to Make-Up Incomplete Grades from Spring & Summer 2019

Mon. Dec. 14

Last Day of Classes

Tues.-Fri. Dec. 15-18

Final Exams

Wed. Dec. 23

Deadline to Enter Grades on Banner System

Spring Semester 2021

Tues.-Wed. Jan. 5-6

In-Person Registration for Non-Matriculating Students

Mon. Jan. 18

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – No Classes 

Tues. Jan. 19

First Day of Spring Classes—All SPH Students   

Tues. Jan. 19

Tuition Payment Deadline   

Tues.-Mon. Jan. 19 - Jan. 25

Add/Drop Period (No “W” grade posted)  

Fri. Jan. 29

Last Day to File for May Graduation   

Mon. Jan. 25

Last Day to Drop Courses Without Tuition Liability

Mon. Feb. 15

Presidents’ Day - No Classes

Fri. Feb. 19

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a Grade of “W “

Fri. Mar. 26

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a grade of ‘’WP” or “WF”

Sat. Mar. 27

Passover Begins    

Mon. Mar. 29

Spring Recess Begins  

Fri. Apr. 2

Good Friday - No Classes

Sat. Apr. 3

Passover Ends  

Sun. Apr. 4

Easter

Mon. Apr. 5

Classes Resume  

Mon. Apr. 12

Summer and Fall Academic Advising & Web Registration begins

Fri. Apr. 30

Last Day to apply for New York State Residency for the Summer Semester

Mon. May 10

Last Day of Classes   

Mon. May 10

Last Day to Make Up Incomplete Grades from Fall 2020

Tues. May 11-14

Final Exams Begin  

Fri. May 22

Deadline to Submit Grades on Banner System 

TBA

Commencement – No Classes   

Mon. May 31

Memorial Day – No Classes