Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 Academic Calendar
 

Date

Day

Description

June 18–20

Tuesday - Thursday

Registration 1 for Fall Semester (continuing students)

August 1

Thursday

Last day to apply for October degrees

August 20–22

Tuesday – Thursday

Registration 2 for Fall Semester (continuing students)

August 27–29

Tuesday – Thursday

Registration for Fall Semester (new students)

September 2

Monday

No classes - Labor Day

September 3

Tuesday

First day of classes

September 3–12

Tuesday – Thursday

Change of Program Period

Students who have not registered prior to this period will be assessed a late registration fee.

Students may add/drop via SSOL.

No adjustment of fees for individual courses dropped after this period.

September 26

Thursday

Last day to drop without UW/change grade option (1st-quarter classes)

October 8TuesdayLast day to drop without UW (full-term classes)

October 16

Wednesday

Award of October degrees

October 22

Tuesday

2nd-quarter classes begin

October 28 – November 9

Monday - Saturday

Open Enrollment for certificate and department changes (1st-year MPH students)

November 5

Tuesday

No classes – Election Day

November 2–6

Saturday – Wednesday

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting (Philadelphia, PA)

November 14

Thursday

Last day to drop without UW (2nd-quarter classes)

Last day to change grade option (2nd-quarter and full-term classes)

November 28–December 1

Thursday – Sunday

No classes - Thanksgiving Holiday

December 2

Monday

Last day to apply for February degrees

December 9

Monday

Last day of classes

December 10–12

Tuesday – Thursday

Reading period

December 10–12

Tuesday – Thursday

Registration 1 for Spring Semester (all students)

December 13–20

Friday – Friday

Final examinations

December 20

Friday

Term ends

Dec. 21 – Jan. 20, 2020

Saturday – Monday

No classes - Winter Holidays


Spring 2020 Academic Calendar
 

Date

Day

Description

January 1

Wednesday

Deadline for submitting Fall 2019 grades by 9:30 PM

January 7–9

Tuesday – Thursday

Registration 2 for Spring Semester (all students)

January 20

Monday

No classes - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

January 21

Tuesday

First day of classes

January 21–30

Tuesday – Thursday

Change of Program Period

Students who have not registered prior to this period will be assessed a late registration fee.

Students may add/drop via SSOL.

No adjustment of fees for individual courses dropped after this period.

February 3

Monday

Last day to apply for May degrees

February 6

Thursday

Last day to drop without UW/change grade option (1st quarter classes)

February 12

Wednesday

Award of February degrees

February 17

Monday

No classes - Presidents' Day Holiday

February 25

Tuesday

Last day to drop without UW (full-term classes)

March 10

Tuesday

2nd-quarter classes begin

March 14-22

Saturday-Sunday

No classes- Spring Holidays

April 16

Thursday

Last day to drop without UW (2nd-quarter classes)

Last day to change grade option (2nd-quarter and full-term classes)

May 4

Monday

Last day of classes

May 5-7

Tuesday-Thursday

Reading period

May 11-15

Monday-Friday

Final examinations 

May 15

Friday

Term ends- deadline for submitting gradess for graduating students by 9:30 p.m.

May 19

Tuesday

Mailman School of Public Health Commencement

May 20

Wednesday

Columbia University Commencement (conferral of May degrees)

May 21ThursdayDeadline for submitting grades for non-graduating students by 9:30 p.m.


Downloadable PDFs

Summer 2019 academic calendar (PDF)

Fall 2018 and spring 2019 academic calendar (PDF)