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Fall Semester 2018


August

  • Tuesday, August 21: Department Chair Orientation/workshop
  • Wednesday, August 22: New Faculty Orientation
  • Friday, August 24: President’s Welcome Department/division meetings
  • Friday, August 24: Residence halls open New Students Only (8 a.m.)
  • Saturday, August 25: Residence hall open for returning students (8 a.m.)
  • Sunday, August 26: New student course advising and registration — 10 a.m.
    course add/drop for continuing students begin — 5:15 p.m.
  • Monday, August 27: Fall semester classes begin

September

  • Sunday, September 2: Fall 2018 course add/drop ends (11:30 p.m.)
  • Monday, September 3: Labor Day (classes IN session)
  • Wednesday, September 12: Deadline for withdrawing from courses meeting the first five weeks of semester
  • Wednesday, September 12–19: Winter/Spring 2019 course schedules due in deans’ offices: final date for approval of new courses for Winter/Spring 2019 offering
  • Friday, September 21: Last day to apply for in-state residency for Fall semester

October

  • Monday, October 1: Department Chairs meeting
  • Monday, October 8: No classes — Indigenous Peoples Day — Fall Break
  • Tuesday, October 9: No classes — Indigenous Peoples Day — Fall Break
  • Wednesday, October 17: Midterm grades due 11:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 22: Winter 2019 and Spring 2019 course advisement begins
  • Sunday, October 28: Spring 2019 priority registration begins for all matriculated graduate students (10 a.m.).
  • Monday, October 29: Nursing (RN option) students, students studying abroad Fall 2018 and all SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury students (10 a.m.) Winter 2019 priority registration begins for all matriculated undergraduate and graduate students begins (10 a.m.)

November

  • Friday, November 2: Course advisement ends; last day for unrestricted course withdrawal
  • Monday, November 5: Spring 2019 priority registration begins for matriculated, undergraduate students at the main campus (10 a.m.); Winter 2019 registration begins for non-matriculated undergraduate and graduate students (10 a.m.)
  • Friday, November 16: Celebration of Scholarship (3:30 – 5 p.m.) Feinberg
  • Sunday, November 18: Spring 2019 priority registration ends for main campus, undergraduate students (11:30 p.m.); winter 2019 registration continues
  • Monday, November 19: Spring 2019 priority course adjustment begins (9 a.m.)
  • Tuesday, November 20: Classes end (10 p.m.) — Thanksgiving break
  • Wednesday, November 21: Residence halls close (noon)
  • Sunday, November 25: Residence halls open (noon)
  • Monday, November 26: Classes resume
  • Friday, November 30: Graduation applications due to May 2019 and August 2019 graduates

December

  • Saturday, December 8: Final week begins
  • Friday, December 14: Fall semester ends (noon); Spring 2019 waitlists purged (8 a.m.)
  • Saturday, December 15: Commencement (10 a.m.) Residence halls close (10 a.m.) except for graduating seniors (5 p.m.)
  • Sunday, December 16: Spring 2019 priority course adjustment ends for main campus, undergraduate students (11:30 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, December 18: New Spring transfers’ online registration begins (10 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, December 19: Final grades due (noon)

Winter Session 2019


  • Monday, December 24: Online courses only (5 weeks)
  • Tuesday, December 25: Christmas Day (no classes)
  • Tuesday, January 1: New Year’s Day (no classes)
  • Monday, January 7: Winter (3 weeks) Classes begin; Spring 2019 non-matriculated student registration begins (10 a.m.)
  • Monday, January 21: No classes Martin Luther King Day
  • Friday, January 25: Winter Session ends
  • Wednesday, January 30: Final grades due (4 p.m.)

Spring Semester 2019


January

  • Monday, January 7: Spring 2019 non-matriculated student registration begins (10 a.m.)
  • Saturday, January 26: Residence halls open (11 a.m.)
  • Sunday, January 27: New student advising and registration — 10 a.m.
  • Monday, January 28: Classes begin

February

  • Sunday, February 3: Spring 2019 add/drop ends (11:30 p.m.)
  • Monday, February 4: Department Chairs Meeting 3:30 – 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 13–20: Fall and Summer 2019 course schedules due in deans’ offices
  • Friday, February 22: Last day to apply for in-state residency for Fall 2019 semester

March

  • Friday, March 15: Classes end (10 p.m.) — spring break
  • Saturday, March 16: Residence hall close (noon)
  • Sunday, March 24: Residence halls open (noon)
  • Monday, March 25: Classes resume
  • Wednesday, March 27: Midterm grades due (11:30 p.m.)

April

  • Monday, April 1: Fall/Summer 2019 course advisement begins
  • Sunday, April 7: Fall registration begins for all matriculated graduate students
  • Monday, April 8: Fall 2019 priority registration begins for all Nursing (RN option) students, students studying abroad Spring 2019, and all branch campus students at ACC and HVCC, and Fall 2019 readmits (7:30 a.m.); Summer 2019 priority registration begins for all matriculated students at the main campus and branch campus (10 a.m.)
  • Friday, April 12: Course advisement ends; last day for unrestricted course withdrawal
  • Monday, April 15: Fall 2019 priority registration begins for all matriculated, undergraduate students attending the main campus (8 a.m.)
  • Sunday, April 28: Fall 2019 priority registration ends for main campus matriculated, undergraduate students (11:30 p.m.)
  • Tuesday, April 30: Graduation Applications due for December 2019 and January 2020 graduates

May

  • Monday, May 6: Fall 2019 priority course adjustment begins (9 a.m.)
  • Saturday, May 11: Final week begins
  • Thursday, May 16: Branch campus commencement (7 p.m.)
  • Friday, May 17: Spring semester ends (6 p.m.)
  • Saturday, May 18: Commencement (9 a.m. & 2 p.m., check online schedule)
    Residence halls close (10 a.m.) for all students except graduating seniors (5 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, May 22: Final grades due (noon)

Summer Session 2019


Summer Session A (May 28–June 7)

  • Monday, May 27: Memorial Day (no classes)
  • Tuesday, May 28: Classes begin
  • Friday, June 7: Summer session A ends
  • Wednesday, June 12: Final grades due (noon)

Summer Session B (June 10–July 12)

  • Monday, June 10: Classes begin
  • Thursday, July 4: Independence Day (no classes)
  • Friday, July 12: Summer session B ends
  • Wednesday, July 17: Final grades due (noon)

Summer Session C (July 15–August 16)

  • Monday, July 15: Classes begin
  • Friday, August 16: Summer session C ends
  • Wednesday, August 21: Final grades due (noon)
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