Academics

Academic Calendar

2020–21

The College respects individuals’ religious observances. If you are unable to attend any class session, including a Friday session, because of religious observance, please notify the course instructor by the first class session so that an alternative means can be identified for obtaining missed class material and fulfilling course assignments.

Term Dates:

  • Fall 2021: Thursday, September 9 to Wednesday, December 22

    August 2021

    Tuesday, August 31: Priority deadline to apply for graduation for fall 2021 and spring 2022.

    September 2021

    Wednesday, September 1: Supervised Fieldwork Orientation
    Thursday, September 2 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM: All Student Welcome/Orientation – The Barbara Biber Convocation
    Monday, September 6: Labor Day, College Closed
    Wednesday, September 8: Rosh Hashanah – No Classes
    Thursday, September 9: Fall Term Classes Begin
    Thursday, September 9 – Thursday, September 23: Period of Late Registration and Add/Drop for Fall term
    Friday, September 10: Wednesday classes held; First day of Wednesday classes
    Wednesday, September 15 – Thursday, September 16: Yom Kippur – No Classes
    Friday, September 24: Financial Aid distribution date

    October 2021

    Monday, October 11: Indigenous People’s Day, College Closed
    Wednesday, October 20: Last day for students to file for a grade of withdrawal for Fall term
    Saturday, October 23: The Language Series
    Wednesday, October 27 from 4:45 – 5:45 PM: Council of Students (COS) Workshop

    November 2021

    Monday, November 1: Priority submission for Admissions
    Tuesday, November 23 – Monday, January 17: Spring registration
    Wednesday, November 24 – Friday, November 26: Thanksgiving Recess, No Classes

    December 2021

    Wednesday, December 1: Priority deadline to apply for graduation for summer 2022
    Tuesday, December 14: Last day of Tuesday classes
    Monday, December 20: Last day of Monday classes
    Tuesday, December 21: Thursday classes held; Last day of Thursday classes
    Wednesday, December 22: Last day of Wednesday classes, Fall Term Classes End
    Friday, December 24 – Sunday, January 2: Winter Break, College Closed

  • Spring 2022: Tuesday, January 18 to Monday, May 2

    January 2022

    Tuesday, November 23 – Monday, January 17: Spring registration
    Monday, January 3 – Friday, January 14: January Intersession
    Monday, January 10 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM: Collaborative Student Faculty Inquiry Shares
    Monday, January 17: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, College Closed
    Tuesday, January 18: Spring Term Classes Begin
    Tuesday, January 18 – Monday, January 31: Period of Late Registration and Add/Drop for Spring term
    Tuesday, January 25: Last day to register for an Integrative Master’s Project for Spring 2022

    February 2022

    Tuesday, February 1: Last day to submit Graduation Application to graduate in May, June, July, or August 2022
    Tuesday, February 1: Priority submission for Admissions and priority submission for FAFSA and Scholarship opportunities
    Tuesday, February 1: Financial Aid disbursement date
    Monday, February 21: President’s Day, College Closed
    Wednesday, February 23 from 4:45 to 5:45 PM: Council of Students (COS) Workshop
    Friday, February 25: Monday classes held

    March 2022

    Monday, March 7 or Tuesday, March 8 (tentative) from 5:00 to 7:00 PM: Job Fair
    Wednesday, March 9: Last day for students to file for a grade of withdrawal (WD) for Spring term
    Tuesday, March 15, Wednesday, March 16, or Thursday, March 17 (tentative) from 5:00 to 7:00 PM: Job Fair
    Monday, March 21 – Friday, March 25: No Classes, Spring Break

    April 2022

    Saturday, April 9 from 12:00 to 6:00 PM: Discover Bank Street Day
    Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, May 15: Summer 1 and Summer Long registration
    Friday, April 29 – Saturday, April 30: Teaching Kindergarten Conference
    Tuesday, April 26: Last day of Tuesday classes
    Wednesday, April 27: Last day of Wednesday classes
    Thursday, April 28: Last day of Thursday classes

    May 2022

    Monday, May 2: Last day of Monday classes, Spring Term Classes End
    Tuesday, May 3 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM: Collaborative Student Faculty Inquiry Shares
    Wednesday, May 4 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM: Independent Study and Portfolio Shares
    Thursday, May 5: Graduation
    Monday, May 9: Special Ceremony

  • Summer 2022 Term (Summer Long*, Summer 1, & Summer 2)

    Summer Long Term

    May 2022

    Monday, May 16: Summer Long Term Classes Begin
    Monday, May 16 – Thursday, May 26: Period of Late Registration and Add/Drop for Summer Long term
    Monday, May 30: Memorial Day, College Closed

    June 2022

    Monday, June 20: Juneteenth (observed), College Closed
    Wednesday, June 22: Last day for students to file for a grade of withdrawal (WD) for Summer Long term

    July 2022

    Monday, July 4: Independence Day, College Closed
    Wednesday, July 20 – Tuesday, September 6: Fall registration
    Tuesday, July 26: Last day of Tuesday classes
    Wednesday, July 27: Last day of Wednesday classes
    Thursday, July 28: Last day of Thursday classes

    August 2022

    Monday, August 1: Last day of Monday classes; Summer Long Term Classes End

    Summer 1 Term

    May 2022

    Monday, May 16: Summer 1 Term Classes Begin
    Monday, May 16 – Thursday, May 19: Period of Late Registration and Add/Drop for Summer 1 term
    Monday, May 30: Memorial Day, College Closed

    June 2022

    Tuesday, May 31 – Sunday, June 26: Summer 2 registration
    Wednesday, June 1: Last day for students to file for a grade of withdrawal (WD) for Summer 1 term
    Friday, June 3: Monday classes held
    Monday, June 13: Last day of classes that meet on Mondays
    Wednesday, June 15: Last day of classes that meet on Wednesdays and Monday/Wednesdays
    Thursday, June 16: Last day of classes that meet on Thursdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays; Summer 1 Term Classes End
    Monday, June 20: Juneteenth (observed), College Closed

    Summer 2 Term

    June 2022

    Monday, June 27: Summer 2 Term Classes Begin
    Monday, June 27 – Thursday, June 30: Period of Late Registration and Add/Drop for Summer 2 term only

    July 2022

    Monday, July 4: Independence Day, College Closed
    Wednesday, July 6: Last day for students to file for a grade of withdrawal (WD) for Summer 2 term
    Wednesday, July 20 – Tuesday, September 6: Fall registration
    Tuesday, July 26: Last day of classes that meet on Tuesdays
    Wednesday, July 27: Last day of classes that meet on Wednesdays
    Thursday, July 28: Last day of classes that meet on Thursdays and Tuesdays/Thursdays

    August 2022

    Monday, August 1: Last day of classes that meet on Mondays, Mondays/Wednesdays, and Mondays-Thursdays; Summer 2 Term Classes End

*The Summer Long term only applies to online programs.