2022-23 Academic Calendar

Fall 2022
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
Residence halls openFridayAugust 19
Instruction beginsThursdayAugust 25
Labor Day Holiday - no classesMondaySeptember 5
Fall Break beginsSaturdayOctober 8
Indigenous Peoples' DayMondayOctober 10
Instruction ResumesWednesdayOctober 12
Veterans DayFridayNovember 11
Thanksgiving break beginsWednesdayNovember 23
Instruction ResumesMondayNovember 28
Last Day of ClassesTuesdayDecember 6
Study PeriodWednesday - FridayDecember 7 - 9
Scheduled ExamsSaturday - FridayDecember 10 - 16
Recognition Ceremony for December GraduatesSaturdayDecember 17
Scheduled ExamsSaturdayDecember 17
December degree dateSaturdayDecember 31
Winter 2022-23
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
Winter 3-Week session beginsMondayJanuary 2
Winter Session endsSaturdayJanuary 21
Spring 2023
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day / HolidayMondayJanuary 16
Instruction beginsTuesdayJanuary 24
February Break beginsSaturdayFebruary 25
Instruction ResumesWednesdayMarch 1
Spring Break beginsSaturdayApril 1
Instruction ResumesMondayApril 10
Last Day of ClassesTuesdayMay 9
Study PeriodWednesday - FridayMay 10 - 12
Scheduled ExamsSaturday - SaturdayMay 13 - 20
Senior DaysSunday - FridayMay 21 - 26

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

Summer 2023
EventDay(s) of the WeekDate
3-week Summer Session beginsWednesdayMay 31
8-week Summer Session beginsMondayJune 12
3-week Summer Session exams endFridayJune 23
6-week Summer Session beginsMondayJune 26
6- and 8-week Summer Sessions exams endMonday - TuesdayAugust 7 - 8
August degree dateMondayAugust 14

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.

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

The 2018-19 and 2019-20 calendars have been revised as announced on July 13, 2017. More information is available in the Cornell Chronicle.