Academic Calendar

Academic Year 2019 - 2020

2019

Monday, June 24 – Friday, July 5, 2019                           
Fall Semester Registration

Friday, September 6, 2019                                             
New Student Orientation & Registration

Monday, September 9, 2019                                          
Fall Semester Courses begin

Monday, September 9 – Friday September 13, 2019         
Drop/Add Period for fall courses

Friday, September 27, 2019                                           
Last Day to Withdraw or declare an Audit for fall courses

Thursday, November 28 – Friday, November 29, 2019      
Thanksgiving Recess

Monday, November 25 – Friday, December 6, 2019         
Spring Semester Registration

Friday, December 6, 2019                                              
Last day of Fall Semester courses

Monday, December 9 – Friday, December 13, 2019          
Fall Final Exams Week

Monday, December 16, 2019 – Friday, January 3, 2020     
Winter Recess

Tuesday, December 31, 2019                                         
December Degree Conferral

2020

Monday, January 6, 2020                                               
Spring Semester Courses begin

Monday, January 6 – Friday, January 10, 2020                 
Drop/Add Period for spring courses

Monday, January 20, 2020                                             
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – no classes

Friday, January 24, 2019                                                
Last Day to Withdraw or declare an Audit for spring courses

Monday, February 17, 2020                                           
Presidents’ Day Holiday – no classes

Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 20, 2020                     
Summer Session Registration

Friday, April 3, 2020                                                      
Last day of Spring Semester courses

Monday, April 6 – Friday April 10, 2020                           
Spring Final Exams Week

Monday, April 13 – Friday, May 1, 2020                          
Spring/Summer Intersession

Monday, May 4, 2020                                                   
Summer Session Begins

Monday, May 4 – Friday, May 8, 2020                            
Summer Session Add/drop

Monday, May 25, 2020                                                 
Memorial Day Holiday – no classes

Wednesday, May 27, 2020                                            
Convocation Ceremony (Uris Auditorium, 10:30 am)

Thursday, May 28, 2020                                                
Commencement Ceremony (Carnegie Hall, 12:00 pm)

Thursday, May 28, 2020                                                
May/June Degree Conferral

Saturday, July 4, 2020                                                   
Independence Day Holiday

Friday, July 31, 2020                                                     
Last Day of Summer Session courses

Wednesday, August 26, 2020                                         
August Degree Conferral

Note: The HPR academic calendar is different from the calendars of the Weill Cornell Graduate School, the Weill Cornell Medical College, and Cornell Tech. Do not refer to those calendars when making your plans.

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