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Academic Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2024: Important Academic Dates



January 16, Tuesday @ 12 pm

Course add/drop begins for Seniors 

January 17, Wednesday @ 9 am

Course add/drop begins for Juniors

January 18, Thursday @ 9 am

Course add/drop begins for Sophomores

January 19, Friday @ 9 am

Course add/drop begins for first-year and first-year writing seminar classes (FWS)

January 22, Monday 

Classes begin

January 25, Thursday

SP24 enrollment certifications available 

January 29, Monday

SP24 7 Week 1 Add Ends/ Change credits ends

February 5, Monday

Last Day to Add a regular academic session Class 
Last Day to Change variable credit courses.  

February 23, Friday 

Last day to Add CALS Special Studies Course (independent study, research, internship, teaching assistant). Petitions to add will not be accepted after February 23, there are no exceptions.

February 24, Saturday - February 27, Tuesday

February break - No classes

March 8, Friday

Last Day to Petition to Withdraw from a 7 Week 1 Class

March 4, Monday - March 13, Wednesday

Mid-Term Evaluations Conducted (Includes 7 week 1 classes)

March 13, Wednesday

SP24 7 Week 2 Session Classes Begin

March 18, Monday

Last Day to Drop a Regular Session Class Without a "W"
Last Day to Change Grade Option From S/U to Letter or From Letter to S/U. Petitions to change grading options after March 18 will not be accepted; there are no exceptions.

March 19, Tuesday - May 7, Tuesday

Window that a "W" will appear on the Transcript for regular session classes withdrawn by request. Petitions to withdraw will not be accepted after May 7; there are no exceptions.

March 20, Wednesday

7 Week 2 Add Ends/ Change credits ends

March 30, Saturday - April 7, Sunday

Spring Break - No Classes

April 8, Monday

Fall 2024 Class Roster Published

April 10, Wednesday

7 Week 2 Drop Ends
7 Week 2 Change Grade Option Ends

May 1, Wednesday, 7:30 am - May 3, Friday, 11:59 pm

Graduate/Professional/Cornell Tech/Vet Med - Fall 2024 Pre-enrollment

May 2, Thursday, 7:30 am - May 6, Monday, 11:59 pm

UG Seniors - Fall 2024 Pre-enrollment

May 6, Monday, 7:30 am - May 8, Wednesday, 11:59 pm

UG Juniors - Fall 2024 Pre-enrollment

May 7, Tuesday, 7:30 am - May 9, Thursday, 11:59 pm

UG Sophomores and UG Continuing First-Years - Fall 2024 Pre-enrollment


End of Semester Evaluations Conducted

May 7, Tuesday

Last Day of Instruction; Last Day to Petition to Withdraw from a Full Semester or 7 Week 2 Course

May 8, Wednesday

Grade rosters created

May 8, Wednesday - May 10, Friday

Study Period

May 11, Saturday - May 18, Saturday

Final Exams

May 13, Monday

Partial Grade posting begins

May 18, Saturday

Last Day of the Semester (Last Day for Academic Activity)

May 25, Saturday - May 26, Sunday

University Commencement Weekend

May 26, Sunday

May Degree Date (conferral date)

May 28, Tuesday

Grade deadline @ 8 am; Incomplete and Failing Grade Forms due in OLGAA

All dates are subject to change.