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Academic Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2022: Important Academic Dates

DateEvent
Physical Education (PE) &
Cornell Outdoor Education (COE)

PE & COE have different deadlines and enrollment
policies. Refer to their website for more information
https://pe.cornell.edu/deadlines &
https://coe.cornell.edu/physical-education-courses

8:00am January 18, TuesdayCourse Add/Drop Begins for Grad/Prof
1:00pm January 18, TuesdayCourse Add/drop Begins for SR
8:00am January 19, WednesdayCourse Add/Drop Begins for JR
8:00am January 20, ThursdayCourse Add/Drop Begins for SO
8:00am January 21, FridayCourse Add/Drop Begins for FR
8:00am January 21, FridayFWS Add/Drop Begins
January 24, MondayInstruction Begins
January 31, Monday7 week 1 Add Ends
February 7, Monday

Last day to Add a Class
Last day to Change Credit Hours for variable credit classes

February 21, Monday7 week 1 Drop Ends
7 week 1 Change Grade Option Ends
February 25, FridayLast day to Add CALS Special Studies Course (independent study, research, teaching assistant). Petitions to add will not be accepted after February 25; there are no exceptions.
February 26, Saturday March 1, TuesdayFebruary break - No classes
TBAMid-Term Evaluations Conducted (Includes 7 week 1 classes)
March 16, Wednesday7 Week 2 session Classes Begin
March 21, MondayLast 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 option after March 21 will not be accepted; there are no exceptions.
March 23, Wednesday7 Week 2 Add Ends
April 2, Saturday - April 10, SundaySpring Break - No classes
April 13, Wednesday7 Week 2 Drop Ends
7 Week 2 Change Grade Option Ends
TBAFall 2022 Class Roster Published
TBAEnd of Semester Evaluations Conducted
March 22, Tuesday - May 10, TuesdayWindow that a "W" will appear on the Transcript for regular and 7week 2 session Classes withdrawn by request. Petitions to withdraw will not be accepted after May 10; there are no exceptions.
May 10, TuesdayLast Day of Instruction
May 11, WednesdayGrade rosters created
May 14, Saturday - May 21, SaturdayFinal Exams
May 21, SaturdayLast Day of the Semester (last day for Academic Activity)
May 31, TuesdaySpring 2022 Grades Due 8 am
May 29, SundayMay Degree Date

All dates are subject to change.  https://registrar.cornell.edu/calendar/2021-2022