Academic Calendar

ACADEMIC YEAR
2011-2012

Monday, Sep 5
Labor Day - University Holiday
Tuesday, Sep 6
First Day of Classes
Tuesday, Sep 13
LAW: Last day to drop a class without receiving the grade of W
Friday, Sep 16
End of Change of Program Period, Last Day to Add Class, Last Day to Drop a Class for SIPA, Last Day to Receive Tuition Refund for Class Dropped

SIPA: Last day to drop a class without receiving the grade of W

Tuesday, Oct 11
Last Day to Drop Class

Last Day to Drop Class for Barnard, Columbia College, General Studies, GSAS, and Continuing Education.

SIPA: Last day to drop a course (W posted).

Saturday, Oct 15
LAW: Last day to withdraw from a class without receiving a failing grade. (Grade of W recorded for all withdrawals from Sept. 14 -Oct. 15)
Wednesday, Oct 19
October Degrees Conferred
Thursday, Oct 20
Midterm Date
Monday, Nov 7
Academic Holiday
Tuesday, Nov 8
Election Day - University Holiday
Thursday, Nov 17
Last Day to Drop Class for Schools Not Noted Above
Thursday, Nov 17
Last Day to Pass/Fail
Thursday, Nov 24
Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday
Friday, Nov 25
University Holiday
Monday, Dec 12
Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, Dec 13 - Thursday, Dec 15
Study Days
Friday, Dec 16 - Friday, Dec 23
Final Examinations

Spring Term 2012

Monday, Jan 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observed - University Holiday
Tuesday, Jan 17
First Day of Classes
Tuesday, Jan 24
Law School: Last day to drop a class without receiving the grade of W
Friday, Jan 27
End of Change of Program Period

Last Day to Add Class, Last Day to Receive Tuition Refund for Class Dropped

SIPA: Last day to drop a class without receiving the grade of W.

Wednesday, Feb 8
February Degrees Conferred
Wednesday, Feb 15
Law School: Last day to withdraw from a class without receiving a failing grade. (Grade of W recorded for all withdrawals from Jan. 25- Feb. 15)
Tuesday, Feb 21
Last Day to Drop Class for Most Schools

Last Day to Drop Class for Barnard, Columbia College, General Studies, GSAS, and Continuing Education.

SIPA: Last day to drop a course (W posted).

Monday, Mar 5
Midterm Date
Monday, Mar 12 - Friday, Mar 16
Spring Recess
Thursday, Mar 22
Last Day to Drop Class for Schools Not Noted Above
Thursday, Mar 22
Last Day to Pass/Fail
Monday, Apr 30
Last Day of Classes
Tuesday, May 1 - Thursday, May 3
Study Days
Friday, May 4 - Friday, May 11
Final Examinations
Wednesday, May 16
Commencement
Saturday, Jun 30
June Degrees Conferred (Medical Center Only)