Academic Calendar

Fall 2017 Academic Calendar

 

Date

Day

Description

August 30 - September 1 

Wednesday – Friday

Registration for Fall Semester (new students) 

September 4

Monday

No classes - Labor Day

September 5

Tuesday

First day of classes

September 5 - 14

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 28

Thursday

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

October 18

Wednesday

Award of October degrees

October 24

Tuesday

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

October 30 - November 11

Monday – Saturday 

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

November 4 – 8

Saturday – Wednesday

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)

November 7

Tuesday

No classes - Election Day

November 16

Thursday

Last day to drop without UW (2nd-quarter classes)
Last day to change grade option (2nd-quarter and full-term classes)

November 23 – 26

Thursday – Sunday

No classes - Thanksgiving holiday

December 1

Friday

Last day to apply for February degrees

December 11  

Monday

Last day of classes

December 12 – 14 

Tuesday – Thursday

Reading period


Registration 1 for Spring Semester (all students)

December 15 – 21

Friday – Thursday

Final examinations

December 21

Thursday

Term ends

December 22 – Jan. 15, 2018

Friday – Monday

No classes - Winter Holidays

 

 

Spring 2018 Academic Calendar
 

Date

Day

Description

January 3

Wednesday

Deadline for submitting fall 2017 grades by 9:30pm

January 9 – 11

Tuesday – Thursday

Registration 2 for Spring Semester (all students)

January 15

Monday

No classes - martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday 

January 16

Tuesday

First day of classes

January 16 – 26

Tuesday – Friday

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 7

Wednesday

Award of February degrees

February 8

Thursday

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

February 18

Sunday

Last day to apply for May degrees

February 19

Monday

No classes - Presidents' Day Holiday 

March 6

Tuesday

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

March 10 – 18 

Saturday – Sunday

No classes - Spring Holidays

April 5

Thursday

Last day to drop without UW (2nd-quarter classes) 
Last day to change grade option (2nd-quarter and full-term classes)

April 30

Monday

Last day of classes

May 1 – 3

Tuesday – Thursday 

Reading period

May 4 – 11

Friday – Friday

Final examinations

May 11

Friday

Term ends - deadline for submitting grades for graduating students by 9:30pm

May 15

Tuesday

Mailman School of Public Health Commencement

May 16

Wednesday

Columbia University Commencement (conferral of May degrees)

May 17

Thursday

Deadline for submitting grades for non-graduating students by 9:30pm