2014-15 Academic Calendar

Fall 2014
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
Residence Halls OpenFridayAugust 22
Instruction Begins (Fall)TuesdayAugust 26
Labor Day Holiday - no classesMondaySeptember 1
Fall Break BeginsSaturdayOctober 11
Instruction Resumes (Fall)WednesdayOctober 15
Thanksgiving Recess BeginsWednesdayNovember 26
Instruction Resumes (Fall)MondayDecember 1
Last Day of Classes (Fall)FridayDecember 5
Study Period (Fall)Saturday - MondayDecember 6 - January 1
Scheduled Exams (Fall)Wednesday - MondayDecember 10 - January 1
January Graduation RecognitionSaturdayDecember 20
Winter 2014-15
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
Winter 3-Week Session Classes BeginMondayJanuary 5
Spring 2015
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
January Orientation beginsFridayJanuary 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day / HolidayMondayJanuary 19
Instruction Begins (Spring)WednesdayJanuary 21
February Break Begins, 1:10 pmSaturdayFebruary 14
Instruction Resumes (Spring)WednesdayFebruary 18
Spring Break Begins, 1:10 pmSaturdayMarch 28
Instruction Resumes (Spring)MondayApril 6
Charter Day - No classes, 8 a.m. to 1:10 p.m.MondayApril 27
Last Day of Classes (Spring)WednesdayMay 6
Study Period (Spring)Thursday - MondayMay 7 - January 1
Scheduled Exams (Spring)Monday - MondayMay 11 - January 1
Study Day (Spring)FridayMay 15
Scheduled Exams (Spring)Saturday - MondayMay 16 - January 1
Senior DaysWednesday - MondayMay 20 - January 1
Commencement CeremonySundayMay 24

There are many summer programs that follow different calendars from the one shown here. For more information on these programs, visit Summer Sessions.

Summer 2015
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
3-Week Summer Session Registration/Classes BeginWednesdayMay 27
8-Week Summer Session Registration/Classes BeginMondayJune 8
3-Week Summer Session Final ExamsFridayJune 19
6-Week Summer Session Registration/Classes BeginMondayJune 22
6- and 8-Week Summer Sessions Final ExamsMonday - MondayAugust 3 - January 1

¹ Verify Add/Drop appointment window and registration holds on Student Center.

See also Key Academic Dates from the Office of the University Registrar website.

See also Key Cornell Dates which include dining, housing, and health services deadlines plus yearly major events and student governance meetings, in addition to all key academic dates. (Subscribe via: Google, iCal, Outlook, RSS.)

For complete semester start-up information visit: Cornell University Campus Life and the Office of the University Registrar.

This calendar may be subject to modification and is not legally binding.