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Keep in Mind: Registration dates for the fall term begin in April and continue through the spring and summer. Registration dates for the spring term begin in November during the fall term. Summer registration begins in the spring term. 

Students in the following schools and programs should consult their schools for registration dates and information:

This page displays academic calendar dates for the current year and term by default.

To see a particular full academic year, select the year you would like to view, and set the term dropdown to "Select Term."

To see all years and all terms, set the dropdowns to *Select Year" and "Select Term," respectively.

Thursday, January 02, 2020 to Friday, January 03, 2020
Spring 2020 Registration - SPS Download ical
Returning Students: Professional Studies
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 to Friday, January 10, 2020
Spring 2020 Registration - CC, GS & SEAS Undergrad; GSAS; SPS Download ical
Returning Students: Professional Studies; Professional Studies Auditing; Columbia College Returning & Transfer Students; Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate) Returning & Transfer Students; General Studies
Monday, January 13, 2020 to Friday, January 17, 2020
Spring 2020 Registration - CC, GS & SEAS Undergrad; GSAS; SPS Download ical
Returning Students: Columbia College; Professional Studies; Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate); General Studies; Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Transfer Students: Columbia College; Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate) | New Students: Professional Studies; Professional Studies Auditing
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 to Friday, January 17, 2020
Spring 2020 Registration: Arts; GSAPP; SEAS Grad Students; SIPA - only PEPM, EMPA & ENVP Download ical
Returning Students: Architecture, Planning & Preservation; Arts; All Engineering & Applied Science Graduate Students; School of International & Public Affairs (only students in PEPM, EMPA and ENVP programs)
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 to Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Spring 2020 Registration: SIPA - Returning Students Download ical
Returning Students: School of International & Public Affairs (all students)
Thursday, January 16, 2020 to Friday, January 17, 2020
Spring 2020 Registration: SIPA - New Students Only Download ical
New Incoming Students: School of International & Public Affairs
Monday, January 20, 2020
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Observed - University Holiday Download ical
University Holiday: Administrative and Academic Offices Closed; No Classes Held
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
First Day of Classes Download ical
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 to Friday, January 24, 2020
Spring 2020 Change of Program Period: Week 1 Download ical
Architecture, Planning & Preservation; Arts; Columbia College; Professional Studies; Engineering & Applied Science Undergraduate and Graduate Students; General Studies; Graduate School of Arts & Sciences; School of International & Public Affairs; Social Work
Monday, January 27, 2020 to Friday, January 31, 2020
Spring 2020 Change of Program Period: Week 2 Download ical
Architecture, Planning & Preservation; Arts; Columbia College; Professional Studies; Engineering & Applied Science Undergraduate and Graduate Students; General Studies; Graduate School of Arts & Sciences; School of International & Public Affairs; Social Work
Friday, January 31, 2020
End of Change of Program Period Download ical
Last Day to Add Class, Last Day to Receive Tuition Refund for Class Dropped
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
February Degrees Conferred Download ical
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Last Day to Drop Class for Most Schools Download ical
Last Day to Drop Class for Barnard, Columbia College, General Studies, SIPA, GSAS, and Professional Studies
Monday, March 09, 2020
Midterm Date Download ical
Monday, March 16, 2020 to Friday, March 20, 2020
Spring Recess Download ical
Academic Holidays: Most Administrative Offices Open; No Classes Held
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Last Day to Drop Class: Arts; GSAPP; Journalism; SEAS; Social Work Download ical
Last Day to Drop Class: Architecture, Arts, Journalism, SEAS graduate & undergraduate, Social Work
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Last Day to Pass/Fail Download ical
Monday, April 20, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: Arts; GSAS; GSAPP, GS, SPS Download ical
Returning Students: Architecture, Planning & Preservation; Arts; Graduate School of Arts & Sciences; School of Professional Studies; School of General Studies
Monday, April 20, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: Rising CC Seniors; Rising SEAS Undergrad Seniors; Some SEAS Grad Students Download ical
Rising Seniors in Columbia College and Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduates) | EMFINE, EMMSNE, Second Year EMINEN, and Second Year EMOPRE Engineering & Applied Science Graduate Students
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: Rising CC Juniors; Rising SEAS Undergrad Juniors; Remaining SEAS Grad Students Download ical
Rising Juniors in Columbia College and Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate) | All Other Engineering & Applied Sciences Graduate Students
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: SIPA (Including EMPA) Download ical
Returning Students: School of International and Public Affairs, including Executive MPA students
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: All CC Returning Students; All SEAS Undergraduate & Grad Students Download ical
Returning Students: Columbia College; ALL Engineering & Applied Science Undergraduate & Graduate Students;
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: Rising CC Sophomores; Rising SEAS Undergrad Sophomores Download ical
Rising Sophomores in Columbia College and Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate)
Monday, April 27, 2020 to Friday, May 01, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: SPS Download ical
Returning Students: School of Professional Studies
Monday, May 04, 2020 to Friday, May 08, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: SPS Download ical
Returning Students: School of Professional Studies
Monday, May 04, 2020
Last Day of Classes Download ical
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 to Thursday, May 07, 2020
Study Days Download ical
Friday, May 08, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020
Final Examinations Download ical
Monday, May 11, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: SPS Download ical
Returning Students: School of Professional Studies
Monday, May 18, 2020 to Friday, May 22, 2020
Fall 2020 Registration: SPS Download ical
Returning Students: School of Professional Studies

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