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Academic Calendar

The SUNY Geneseo academic calendar outlines the schedule of classes, breaks and holidays during the academic year. A list of legal holidays can be found on the Human Resources website.

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Academic Year 2020–2021

Fall 2020 (August 31–December 21, 2020)
Date Day Information
August 1 Saturday
  • Payment deadline for advance-registered undergraduate students for Fall 2020
August 3 Monday
  • Open registration for Fall 2020 begins at 8:00 am
  • Waitlist for Fall 2020 opens
August 23 Sunday
  • Waitlist for Fall 2020 closes
August 26 Wednesday
  • Move-In for new students (August 26-27)
August 26 Wednesday
  • New Student Orientation (August 26-28)
August 28 Friday
  • Move-In for returning students (August 28-29)
August 30 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw with 100% refund of tuition and fees
August 31 Monday
  • First day of classes
  • Last day to register without late fee
  • Drop/Add period begins at 8:00 am
September 4 Friday
  • Drop/Add period ends at 11:59 pm
  • Deadline for Directed Study & Internship submission
September 6 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 100% refund of tuition
September 7 Monday
  • Labor Day - No Classes
September 13 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 70% refund of tuition
September 20 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 50% refund of tuition
September 27 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 30% refund of tuition
September 30 Wednesday
  • Rejuvenation Day* - No Classes

* Special for 2020, replacement for one day of Fall Break

* Some approved science labs may meet on 9/30 and 10/27

October 9 Friday
  • Last day for completion of work for Incomplete grades for courses from last Spring
  • Grad application deadline for seniors graduating next May or August
October 14 Wednesday
  • Incomplete grades due
October 19 Monday
  • Spring & Intersession schedule posted on KnightWeb
  • Midterm grades due
  • Advisement holds posted
  • Academic Advisement begins
October 20 Tuesday
  • Time tickets posted for Spring advance registration
October 21 Wednesday
  • Last day of classes for first half semester courses
  • Last day to withdraw from first half semester courses
  • Last day to elect Pass/Fail for first half semester courses
October 22 Thursday
  • Second half semester begins
October 23 Friday
  • Drop/Add for second half semester ends at 11:59 pm
October 26 Monday
  • Grades due for first half semester courses
October 27 Tuesday
  • Deadline for change of major
  • Rejuvenation Day* - No Classes

* Special for 2020, replacement for one day of Fall Break

* Some approved science labs may meet on 9/30 and 10/27

October 29 Thursday
  • Advance registration for Spring semester and Intersession begins at 7:00 am for Seniors who have applied to graduate
November 2 Monday
  • Advance registration for Spring semester and Intersession begins at 7:00 am for Seniors who have not applied to graduate
November 3 Tuesday
  • Grad application reopens
November 5 Thursday
  • Advance registration for Spring semester and Intersession begins at 7:00 am for Juniors
November 9 Monday
  • Advance registration for Spring semester and Intersession begins at 7:00 am for Sophomores
November 12 Thursday
  • Advance registration for Spring semester and Intersession begins at 7:00 am for First-Year Students
November 16 Monday
  • Open registration for Intersession and Spring 2021 begins at 8:00 am
  • Waitlist for Spring 2021 opens at 8:00 am
November 23 Monday
  • Classes follow Wednesday schedule
November 25 Wednesday
  • Residence halls close at 10:00 am
November 25-27 Wed-Fri
  • Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
December 11 Friday
  • Grad application closes
December 14 Monday
  • Last day to withdraw from full semester and second half semester courses
  • Last day to elect Pass/Fail for full semester and second half semester courses
  • Traditional "last day of classes"
December 15 Tuesday
  • 15th Week (December 15-21)

* This week will be used for end-of-class activities (e.g., review session and exam, student presentations, individual conferences, completion of final projects, etc.)

December 21 Monday
  • Last day of Fall semester
December 22 Tuesday
  • Fall Graduation Date
December 24 Thursday
  • Final grades due at 5:00 pm
December 25 Friday
  • Christmas Holiday - College Closed
December 31 Thursday
  • Waitlist closes for spring semester
Intersession 2021 (January 4–29, 2021)

Learn more about Intersession

Date Day Information
January 3 Sunday
  • Last Day for 100% refund of tuition and all fees
January 4 Monday
  • First day of classes
  • Late registration fee applies
  • Registration for Spring semester closes at 5:00pm
January 5 Tuesday
  • Intersession add/drop closes at 5:00 pm
January 6 Wednesday
  • Course Withdrawal Period Begins (Grade of W)
January 18 Monday
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - No Classes

Please note that asynchronous classes should not require work to be done on holidays.

January 25 Monday
  • Registration for Spring semester opens
January 29 Friday
  • Last day of classes
  • Last day to withdraw from classes
  • Last day to elect Pass/Fail
  • Graduation date
February 1 Monday
  • Final Grades Due by 5:00 pm - ALL COURSES
Spring 2021 (February 1–May 20, 2021)
Date Day Information
January 2 Saturday
  • Payment deadline for advance registered undergraduate students for Spring 2021
January 25 Monday
  • Registration for Spring semester opens
January 31 Sunday
  • Orientation for incoming students
  • Residence halls open at 10:00 am for all students
  • Last day to withdraw from spring semester with 100% refund of tuition and fees
February 1 Monday
  • First day of classes
  • Registration for non-matriculated students (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
  • Add/Drop period begins at 8:00 am
  • Last day to register without late registration fee
  • Payment deadline for graduate students
February 5 Friday
  • Registration deadline for directed studies and internships
February 7 Sunday
  • Add/Drop period ends
  • Last day to drop individual courses with 100% refund of tuition and no grade
February 9 Tuesday
  • Junior & Senior grad check holds placed
February 14 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 70% refund of tuition
February 21 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 50% refund of tuition
February 28 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 30% refund of tuition
March 1 Monday
  • Application deadline for admission to School of Business degree programs (South 100)
March 2 Tuesday
  • Rejuvenation Day* - No Classes

* For 2021 only, in lieu of Spring Break

March 9 Tuesday
  • Incomplete grades due
March 10 Wednesday
  • Advisement holds posted
March 11 Thursday
  • Academic advisement begins
March 19 Friday
  • Grad application closes
March 22 Monday
  • Summer & Fall 2021 course schedule posted on KnightWeb
March 23 Tuesday
  • First half semester ends
  • Last day to elect Pass/Fail for first half semester courses
  • Last day to withdraw from first half semester courses
  • Midterm grades due
  • Time tickets posted for Summer/Fall advance registration
March 24 Wednesday
  • Rejuvenation Day* - No Classes

* For 2021 only, in lieu of Spring Break

March 25 Thursday
  • Second half semester begins
  • Add/Drop period for second half semester classes begins at 8:00 am
March 28 Sunday
  • Add/Drop period for second half semester classes ends at 5:00 pm
  • Grades due for first half semester courses at 5:00 pm
March 29 Monday
  • Deadline for Change of Major
April 1 Thursday
  • Advance registration for Fall/Summer 2021 begins at 7:00 am for Seniors who have applied to graduate
April 5 Monday
  • Advance registration for Fall/Summer 2021 begins at 7:00 am for Seniors who have not applied to graduate
April 8 Thursday
  • Advance registration for Fall/Summer 2021 begins at 7:00 am for Juniors
April 12 Monday
  • Advance registration for Fall/Summer 2021 begins at 7:00 am for Sophomores
April 15 Thursday
  • Advance registration for Fall/Summer 2021 begins at 7:00 am for First-Year Students
April 19 Monday
  • Open registration for Fall 2021 and Summer 2021 begins at 8:00 am
  • Waitlist for Fall 2021 opens at 8:00 am
April 22 Thursday
  • Rejuvenation Day* - No Classes

* For 2021 only, in lieu of Spring Break

May 10 Monday
  • Classes follow Tuesday schedule
May 11 Tuesday
  • Classes follow Wednesday schedule
May 12 Wednesday
  • Last day of classes
  • Last day to withdraw from full semester and second half semester courses
  • Last day to elect Pass/Fail for full semester and second half semester courses
  • Classes follow Thursday schedule
May 13 Thursday
  • Study Day
May 14 Friday
  • Final examinations begin
May 20 Thursday
  • Final examinations end
May 21 Friday
  • Residence halls close at 10:00 am for non-graduating students
  • Graduation rehearsal at 1:45 pm
  • Spring final grades due at 5:00 pm
May 22 Saturday
  • Commencement at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
May 23 Sunday
  • Residence halls close at 12:00 noon for graduates
June 1 Tuesday
  • Applications for admission to the School of Education (South 200) degree programs are accepted on a rolling basis
Summer Sessions 2021 (May 24–August 13, 2021)
Date Day Information
May 23 Sunday
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Sessions I, IA, and IB
May 24 Monday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Full, Sessions I, IA, and IB - Late Registration Fee applies
May 25 Tuesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Sessions I, IA, and IB
May 28 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Sessions I, IA, and IB
  • Drop/Add for Full Summer Session ends at 5 pm
May 31 Monday
  • MEMORIAL DAY - NO CLASSES
June 4 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IA
June 9 Wednesday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IB
June 11 Friday
  • Session IA CLASSES END
June 18 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session I
  • Session IB CLASSES END
June 20 Sunday
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Session IIB
June 21 Monday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Session IIB
  • Payments due
June 22 Tuesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Session IIB
June 25 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Session IIB
July 2 Friday
  • Session I CLASSES END
  • Last day of classes for first half semester courses
July 5 Monday
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY OBSERVED - NO CLASSES
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Session II
July 6 Tuesday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Session II
  • Payments due
July 7 Wednesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Session II
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IIB
July 9 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Session II
July 16 Friday
  • Session IIB CLASSES END
  • Withdrawal deadline for Full summer session
July 18 Sunday
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Session IIIB
July 19 Monday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Session IIIB
  • Payments due
July 20 Tuesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Session IIIB
July 23 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Session IIIB
July 30 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session II
August 3 Tuesday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IIIB
August 13 Friday
  • Full Session, Session II, and IIIB CLASSES END
August 20 Friday
  • Summer Graduation Date

Academic Year 2021–2022

Fall 2021 (August 30–December 21, 2021)
Date Day Information
August 1 Sunday
  • Payment deadline for advance-registered Undergraduate Students for Fall 2021
August 16 Monday
  • Open Registration
August 27 Friday
  • Residence Halls open at 8 am for New students
  • New Student Convocation
August 28 Saturday
  • Residence Halls open at 10 am for continuing students
August 29 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw with 100% refund of tuition and fees
August 30 Monday
  • First day of Classes
  • Last day to register without late fee
  • Drop/Add period begins
September 3 Friday
  • Drop/Add period ends at 11:59 pm
  • Deadline for Directed Study & Internship Submission
September 4 Saturday
  • Withdrawal period begins
September 5 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 100% refund of tuition
September 6 Monday
  • Labor Day - No Classes
September 12 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 70% refund of tuition
September 13 Monday
  • Jr. and Sr. Grad check holds posted
September 17 Friday
  • Last day to elect Pass/Fail
September 19 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 50% refund of tuition
September 26 Sunday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 30% refund of tuition
October 1 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from first half semester courses
  • Academic Advisement begins
October 8 Friday
  • Last day for completion of work for Incomplete grades for courses from last Spring
October 11-12 Mon-Tu
  • Fall Break - No Classes
  • Residence Halls remain open
October 13 Wednesday
  • Spring & Winter schedule posted on web
  • Incomplete grades due
  • Advisement holds posted
October 15 Friday
  • Grad Application deadline for seniors graduating next May or August
October 18 Monday
  • Last day of classes for first half semester courses
  • Academic Advisement begins
October 20 Wednesday
  • First half semester ends
  • Midterm grades due
October 21 Thursday
  • Second half semester begins
October 22 Friday
  • Drop/Add for second half semester ends
October 26 Tuesday
  • Deadline for change of Major
October 27 Wednesday
  • Time tickets posted
November 1 Monday
  • Advanced Registration for Spring semester - Seniors begins at 7 am
November 4 Thursday
  • Advanced Registration for Spring semester - Juniors begins at 7 am
November 6 Saturday
  • Registration Closed
November 8 Monday
  • Advanced Registration for Spring semester - Sophomores begins at 7 am
November 10 Wednesday
  • Last day to withdraw from full semester courses
  • Fall registration closed today
November 11 Thursday
  • Advanced Registration for Spring semester - First Year Students begins at 7 am
November 13 Saturday
  • Registration Closed
November 15 Monday
  • Open Registration for Spring 2022 begins at 8 am
November 23 Tuesday
  • Last day to withdraw from second half semester courses
November 24 Wednesday
  • Residence Halls close at 10 am
November 24-26 Wed-Fri
  • Thanksgiving Break - No Classes
November 28 Sunday
  • Residence Halls open at 10 am
December 8 Wednesday
  • Open Registration for Spring 2022 ends at 5 pm
December 13 Monday
  • Last day of regularly scheduled classes
December 14 Tuesday
  • Study Day - No class related activities
December 15 Wednesday
  • Final Examinations Begin
December 21 Tuesday
  • Final Examinations End
December 22 Wednesday
  • Residence Halls close at 10 am
December 24 Friday
  • Christmas Holiday - College Closed
  • Final grades due at 5 pm
Intersession 2022 (January 3–January 25, 2022)

Learn more about Intersession

Date Day Information
January 2 Sunday
  • Last Day for 100% refund of tuition and all fees
January 3 Monday
  • CLASSES BEGIN
  • Late Registration fee applies
January 4 Tuesday
  • Last Day for 100% Refund of Tuition and Comprehensive fee
  • Last Day Students may Drop Course(s) with NO GRADE
January 5 Wednesday
  • Winter Session Registration/Drop/Add closes at 5:00 pm
January 6 Thursday
  • Course Withdrawal Period Begins (Grade of W)
  • 35% refund of Tuition and Comprehensive fee
January 9 Sunday
  • Last day for 35% refund of Tuition and Comprehensive fee
January 13 Thursday
  • Last day for a student to Withdraw from an Individual Course with a Grade of "W"
January 17 Monday
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY - COLLEGE CLOSED
January 18 Tuesday
  • Last Day to Elect Pass/Fail
January 24 Monday
  • Last Day of Classes
  • Graduation Date
January 25 Tuesday
  • Final Grades Due by 12:00 noon - ALL COURSES
Spring 2022 (January 26–May 19, 2022)
Date Day Information
January 2 Sunday
  • Payment deadline for advance registered Undergraduate students for Spring 2022
January 5-24 Wed-Mon
  • Open Registration
January 17 Monday
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day- No classes
January 25 Tuesday
  • Orientation for First Time Students
  • Residence Halls open at 10 am for all students
  • Last day to drop with 100% refund of tuition and fees
January 26 Wednesday
  • Registration for Non-matriculated students (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
  • Drop/Add period begins at 8:00 am
  • Last day to register without late registration fee
  • Day and Evening classes begin
  • Payment deadline for Graduate students

February 1

Tuesday
  • Drop/Add period ends
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 100% refund of tuition and not receiving a "W" grade
  • Deadline for Directed Studies and Internships
February 2 Wednesday
  • Withdrawal period begins
February 8 Tuesday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 70% refund of tuition
  • Jr. & Sr. Grad check holds placed
February 14 Monday
  • Last day to elect Pass/Fail for full semester courses
February 15 Monday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 50% refund of tuition
February 22 Tuesday
  • Last day to withdraw from individual courses with 30% refund of tuition
February 28 Monday
  • Last day to withdraw from first half semester courses
  • Application deadline for admission to the School of Business degree programs (South 100)
March 8 Tuesday
  • Incomplete grades due
March 9 Wednesday
  • Advisement holds posted
  • Summer and Fall schedule posted on the web
March 10 Thursday
  • Academic Advisement begins
  • Last day of classes for first half semester courses
March 12 Saturday
  • Residence Halls close at 10 am
March 14 Monday
  • Time tickets posted
March 14-18 Mon-Fri
  • Spring Break - No Classes
March 20 Sunday
  • Residence Halls open at 10 am
March 21 Monday
  • Classes resume
March 22 Tuesday
  • First half semester ends
  • Mid-Term grades due
March 23 Wednesday
  • Second half semester begins
March 24 Thursday
  • Drop/Add for second half semester ends
March 28 Monday
  • Deadline for Change of Major
April 4 Monday
  • Advanced Registration for Fall 2022 and Summer 2022 begins - Seniors at 7 am
April 7 Thursday
  • Advanced Registration for Fall 2022 and Summer 2022 begins - Juniors at 7 am
April 9 Saturday
  • Registration closed
April 11 Monday
  • Advanced Registration for Fall 2022 and Summer 2022 begins - Sophomores at 7 am
April 12 Tuesday
  • Last day to withdraw from full semester courses
April 13 Wednesday
  • Fall Registration closed today
April 14 Thursday
  • Advance Registration for Fall 2022 and Summer 2022 begins- First Year Students at 7 am
April 16 Saturday
  • Registration closed
April 18 Monday
  • Registration open to all students at 8 am
April 26 Tuesday
  • Last day to withdraw from second half semester courses
April 27 Wednesday
  • GREAT Day - No Classes
May 6 Friday
  • Advance Registration ends at 5:00 pm
May 11 Wednesday
  • Last day of regularly scheduled classes
May 12 Thursday
  • Study Day - No class related activities
May 13 Friday
  • Final Examinations begin
May 19 Thursday
  • Final Examinations End
May 20 Friday
  • Residence Halls close at 10:00 am
  • Graduation Rehearsal at 1:45 pm
  • Spring Final grades due at 5:00 pm
May 21 Saturday
  • Commencement at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm
May 22 Sunday
  • Residence Halls close at 12:00 noon for Graduates
May 23 Monday
  • Open Registration for Fall 2022 begins at 8:00 am
June 1 Wednesday
  • Applications for admission to the School of Education (South 200) degree programs are accepted on a rolling basis
Summer Sessions 2022 (May 23–August 12, 2022)
Date Day Information
May 22 Sunday
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Sessions I, IA, and IB
May 23 Monday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Full, Sessions I, IA, and IB - Late Registration Fee applies
May 24 Tuesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Sessions I, IA, and IB
May 27 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Sessions I, IA, and IB
  • Drop/Add for Full Summer Session ends at 5 pm
May 30 Monday
  • MEMORIAL DAY - NO CLASSES
June 3 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IA
June 8 Wednesday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IB
June 10 Friday
  • Session IA CLASSES END
June 17 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session I
  • Session IB CLASSES END
June 19 Sunday
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Session IIB
June 20 Monday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Session IIB
  • Payments due
June 21 Tuesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Session IIB
June 24 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Session IIB
July 1 Friday
  • Session I CLASSES END
July 4 Monday
  • INDEPENDENCE DAY OBSERVED - NO CLASSES
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Session II
July 5 Tuesday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Session II
  • Payments due
July 6 Wednesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Session II
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IIB
July 8 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Session II
July 15 Friday
  • Session IIB CLASSES END
  • Withdrawal deadline for Full summer session
July 17 Sunday
  • Last day to drop a course with 100% refund of tuition and fees for Session IIIB
July 18 Monday
  • CLASSES BEGIN for Session IIIB
  • Payments due
July 19 Tuesday
  • Last day to register, add or drop a course without a "W" for Session IIIB
July 22 Friday
  • Deadline to elect Pass/Fail for Session IIIB
July 29 Friday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session II
August 2 Tuesday
  • Last day to withdraw from a class with a "W" for Session IIIB
August 12 Friday
  • Full Session, Session II, and IIIB CLASSES END
August 19 Friday
  • Summer Graduation Date

 Final Exam Schedules

Spring 2021