Academic Calendar Lionmail Calendar

Using this Calendar: Make a selection from the menu options below and click "Go". When you have made a selection, you may import all results of your selection to your calendar, or use the icon to the right of an entry to import a single date.

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.

Monday, January 04, 2016 to Friday, January 08, 2016
Spring 2016 Registration - GSAS; SPS Download ical
Returning and Non-Degree Students: Professional Studies; Graduate School of Arts & Sciences; Professional Studies Returning Auditors
Monday, January 11, 2016 to Friday, January 15, 2016
Spring 2016 Registration - GSAS; CC, GS & SEAS Undergrads; CC & SEAS Transfer Students; SPS New & Returning Students Download ical
Returning Students: Columbia College; Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate); General Studies; Graduate School of Arts & Sciences | Returning and Non-Degree Students: Professional Studies and Professional Studies Returning Auditors | Transfer Students: Columbia College; Engineering & Applied Science (Undergraduate) | New Students: Professional Studies M.S. and New Auditors
Monday, January 18, 2016
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observed - University Holiday Download ical
University Holiday: Administrative and Academic Offices Closed; No Classes Held
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 to Friday, January 22, 2016
Spring 2016 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
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
First Day of Classes Download ical
Monday, January 25, 2016 to Friday, January 29, 2016
Spring 2016 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 29, 2016
End of Change of Program Period Download ical
Last Day to Add Class, Last Day to Receive Tuition Refund for Class Dropped
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
February Degrees Conferred Download ical
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Last Day to Drop Class: Barnard, CC, GS, Arts, GSAS, SPS, SIPA Download ical
Last Day to Drop Class for Barnard, Columbia College, General Studies, Arts, GSAS, Professional Studies and SIPA.
Monday, March 07, 2016
Midterm Date Download ical
Monday, March 14, 2016 to Friday, March 18, 2016
Spring Recess Download ical
Academic Holidays: Most Administrative Offices Open; No Classes Held
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Last Day to Pass/Fail Download ical
Monday, April 18, 2016 to Friday, April 22, 2016
Fall 2016 Registration: Returning Arts; GSAS; GSAPP, GS; SPS Download ical
Returning Students: Architecture, Planning & Preservation; Professional Studies; School of General Studies; School of the Arts;
Monday, May 02, 2016
Last Day of Classes Download ical
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 to Thursday, May 05, 2016
Study Days Download ical
Friday, May 06, 2016 to Friday, May 13, 2016
Final Examinations Download ical
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Commencement Download ical