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 - SaturdayDecember 10 - 17
Recognition Event for December GraduatesSaturdayDecember 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
Commencement / May degree dateSundayMay 28

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.