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Academic Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2023: Important Academic Dates

DateEvent
January 17, Tuesday @12:00 pmCourse add/drop begins for Seniors 
January 18, Wednesday @9:00 amCourse add/drop begins for Juniors
January 19, Thursday @9:00 amCourse add/drop begins for Sophomores
January 20, Friday @9:00 amCourse add/drop begins for first-year and first-year writing seminar classes (FWS)
January 23, Monday SP23 Classes including 7week 1 begins
January 27, FridaySP23 enrollment certifications available 
January 30, Monday7 Week 1 Add Ends/ Change credits ends
February 6, MondayLast Day to Add a regular academic session Class 
Last Day to Change variable credit courses.
  
February, 20, Monday7 Week 1 Drop Ends
7 Week 1 Change Grade Option Ends
February 24, Friday Last day to Add CALS Special Studies Course (independent study, research, internship, teaching assistant). Petitions to add will not be accepted after February 24; there are no exceptions.
February 25, Saturday - February 28, TuesdayFebruary break - No classes
TBDMid-Term Evaluations Conducted (Includes 7 week 1 classes)
March 15, WednesdaySP23 7 Week 2 session Classes Begin
March 20, 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 options after March 20 will not be accepted; there are no exceptions.
March 21, Tuesday - May 9, TuesdayWindow that a "W" will appear on the Transcript for regular session classes withdrawn by request. Petitions to withdraw will not be accepted after May 9; there are no exceptions.
March 22, Wednesday7 Week 2 Add Ends/ Change credits ends
TBD (7:30 am) (11:59 pm)Graduate/Professional/Cornell Tech - Fall 2023 Pre-enrollment
TBD (7:30 am) (11:59 pm)UG Seniors - Fall 2023 Pre-enrollment
TBD (7:30 am) (11:59 pm)UG Juniors - Fall 2023 Pre-enrollment
TBD (7:30 am) (11:59 pm)UG Sophomores - Fall 2023 Pre-enrollment
TBD (7:30 am) (11:59 pm)UG First-Years - Fall 2023 Pre-enrollment
April 1, Saturday - April 9, SundaySpring Break- No classes
April 12, Wednesday7 Week 2 Drop Ends
7 Week 2 Change Grade Option Ends
TBAFall 2023 Class Roster Published
TBAEnd of Semester Evaluations Conducted
May 9, TuesdayLast Day of Instruction
May 10, WednesdayGrade rosters created
May 10, Wednesday - May 12, FridayStudy Period
May 13, Saturday - May 20, SaturdayFinal Exams
May 15, MondayPartial Grade posting begins
May 20, SaturdayLast Day of the Semester (last day for Academic Activity)
May 26, Friday - May 28, SundayUniversity Commencement Weekend
May 28, SundayMay Degree Date (conferral date)
May 30, TuesdayIncomplete and Failing Grade Forms due in OLGAA

All dates are subject to change.  https://registrar.cornell.edu/Calendar/2022-2023