Dates & Deadlines for On-Campus Students

Below are key dates and deadlines for students living on campus. Visit the SUNY Geneseo academic calendar for other important dates, including final exam calendars.

Fall 2019

Date Information
August 23, 2019 Opening Day for new students 8:00 a.m.
August 24, 2019 Opening Day for returning students 10:00 a.m.
August 26, 2019 First day of classes
September 2, 2019 Labor Day – no classes; halls remain open
September 20, 2019 Housing deposits for Saratoga townhouses are payable
October 9, 2019 Housing deposits for Saratoga townhouses are due
October 14 - 15, 2019 Mid Semester Break- no classes; halls remain open
October 18, 2019 Housing selection for Saratoga townhouse for 2020 - 2021
November 27, 2019 Thanksgiving Break – Residence Halls close at 10:00 a.m.
December 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break - Residence Halls reopen at 10:00 a.m. 
December 2, 2019 Classes resume
December 9, 2019 Last day of classes
December 10, 2019 Study Day
December 11 - 17, 2019 Final exams
December 18, 2019 Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m.

Spring 2020

Information will be updated closer to the start of the Spring 2020 semester.  Dates are tentative.

Date Information
January 19, 2020 Residence Halls open for new students at 9:00 a.m.
January 21, 2020 Residence Halls open for returning students at 10:00 a.m.
January 22, 2020 Classes begin
January 31, 2020 Housing deposits payable (except Saratoga townhouses)
February  Siblings Weekend
March 14, 2020 Residence Halls close at 10:00 a.m. for Spring Break
March 16 - 20, 2020 Spring Break, no classes, residence halls closed
March 22, 2020 Residence Halls reopen at 10:00 a.m.
March 23, 2020 Housing deposits due for returning students
March 30, 2020 Housing applications and group formations are due
April 13 - 17, 2020  Housing selection for returning students
April 22, 2020  GREAT Day, no classes, halls remain open
May 6, 2020  Last day of classes
May 7, 2020 Study Day
May 8 - 14, 2020 Final exams; residents must vacate room 24 hours after their last exam
May 15, 2020 Residence halls close at 10:00 a.m., all residents must vacate halls by 10:00 a.m.
May 16, 2020 Commencement