Cornell Academic Calendar 2019-20 for Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Are you looking for Cornell Academic Calendar 2019-20? If yes, you are in the right place. See the official Cornell University academic calendar for 2019-20 session here. We have also added part of the Cornell Academic Calendar 2018-19 session.

Cornell Academic Calendar 2019-20 contain a list of events, activities and academic deadlines for the 2019-20 academic year. Here you will also see the Ithaca college academic calendar.

With the Cornell University Academic Calendar 2019-20, you will also see the official Cornell exam schedule as well as semester breaks and holidays.

Cornell University Facts

Cornell University is a private and statutory Ivy League research university in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1865 by Ezra Cornell and Andrew Dickson White, the university was intended to teach and make contributions in all fields of knowledge—from the classics to the sciences, and from the theoretical to the applied.

Avg cost after aid = $30K
Graduation rate = 93%
Acceptance rate = 15%
Address: Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 254-4636
Undergraduate enrollment: 14,226 (2015–16)

Cornell Academic Calendar 2019-20

Cornell Academic Calendar SUMMER 2019

EVENT DAY(S) OF THE WEEK DATE
3-week Summer Session begins Wednesday May 29
8-week Summer Session begins Monday June 10
3-week Summer Session exams end Friday June 21
6-week Summer Session begins Monday June 24
6- and 8-week Summer Sessions exams end Monday – Tuesday August 5 – 6
August degree date Monday August 19

 

Cornell Academic Calendar FALL 2019

EVENT DAY(S) OF THE WEEK DATE
Residence halls open Friday August 23
Instruction begins Thursday August 29
Labor Day Holiday – no classes Monday September 2
Fall Break begins Saturday October 12
Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday October 14
Instruction Resumes Wednesday October 16
Veterans Day Monday November 11
Thanksgiving break begins Wednesday November 27
Instruction Resumes Monday December 2
Last Day of Classes Tuesday December 10
Study Period Wednesday – Friday December 11 – 13
Scheduled Exams Saturday – Friday December 14 – 20
Recognition Ceremony for December Graduates Saturday December 21
Scheduled Exams Saturday December 21
December degree date Tuesday December 31

Cornell Academic Calendar for WINTER 2019-20

EVENT DAY(S) OF THE WEEK DATE
Winter 3-Week session begins Thursday January 2
Winter Session ends Saturday January 18

Cornell Academic Calendar for SPRING 2020

EVENT DAY(S) OF THE WEEK DATE
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day / Holiday Monday January 20
Instruction begins Tuesday January 21
February Break begins Saturday February 22
Instruction Resumes Wednesday February 26
Spring Break begins Saturday March 28
Instruction Resumes Monday April 6
Last Day of Classes Tuesday May 5
Study Period Wednesday – Friday May 6 – 8
Scheduled Exams Saturday – Saturday May 9 – 16
Senior Days Sunday – Friday May 17 – 22

Cornell Summer Programs Academic Calendar

Three-Week Summer Session

March 1 – May 29, 2019 Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center. After this date, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted.
March 1 – May 3, 2019 Online enrollment available for visiting students. After this date, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted.
May 1, 2019 Deadline for financial aid applications
May 3, 2019 Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
May 28, 2019 Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
May 29 – June 21, 2019 Three-week Summer Session
May 29-31, 2019 Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
May 29, 2019 Classes begin
Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
After this date, a $100 nonrefundable one-time registration fee will be charged for any course enrollment form submitted, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted, and tuition and fees will be due at time of enrollment.
June 1-2, 2019 Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 3, 2019 Late-registration period ends
Course add deadline
Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
Deadline for credit and grade option changes
June 7, 2019 Deadline to drop without a “W”
Variable dates Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
June 19, 2019 Classes end
June 20, 2019 Study day
June 21, 2019 Final exams
June 22, 2019 Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
July 4, 2019 Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Eight-Week Summer Session

March 1 – June 10, 2019 Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center. After this date, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted.
March 1 – May 3, 2019 Online enrollment available for visiting students. After this date, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted.
May 1, 2019 Deadline for financial aid applications
May 24, 2019 Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 5, 2019 Late-registration period ends
Course add deadline
June 9, 2019 Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 10 – August 6, 2019 Eight-week Summer Session
June 10, 2019 Classes begin
Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall.
After this date, a $100 nonrefundable one-time registration fee will be charged for any course enrollment form submitted, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted, and tuition and fees will be due at time of enrollment.
June 10-12, 2019 Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 13-14, 2019 Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 15, 2019 Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
June 20, 2019 Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 4, 2019 No classes (Independence Day observed)
July 5, 2019 Deadline to drop without a “W”
Variable dates Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 2, 2019 Last day of classes
August 5-6, 2019 Final exam period
August 7, 2019 Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 16, 2019 Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Six-Week Summer Session

March 1 – June 24, 2019 Online enrollment available for Cornell students via the Student Center. After this date, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted.
March 1 – May 3, 2019 Online enrollment available for visiting students. After this date, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted.
May 1, 2019 Deadline for financial aid applications
May 24, 2019 Last day for visiting Summer Session students to enroll and register (submit payment) for online classes
June 23, 2019 Living units open at 2:00 p.m.
June 24 – August 6, 2019 Six-week Summer Session
June 24-26, 2019 Course drop period with a 100% tuition refund
June 24, 2019 Classes begin
Last day to enroll and register (submit payment) for classes. Registration takes place in B20 Day Hall (except Physical Education courses. See below).
After this date, a $100 nonrefundable one-time registration fee will be charged for any course enrollment form submitted, only paper enrollment forms will be accepted, and tuition and fees will be due at time of enrollment.
See the CU Physical Education site for registration information.
June 27-28, 2019 Course drop period with a 50% tuition refund
June 27, 2019 Late-registration period ends
Course add deadline
June 29, 2019 Course drop on or after this date receives 0% tuition refund
July 4, 2019 No classes (Independence Day)
July 5, 2019 Deadline for credit and grade option changes
July 12, 2019 Deadline to drop without a “W”
Variable dates Course evaluation system open for students a few days before the end of class
August 2, 2019 Last day of classes
August 5-6, 2019 Final exam period
August 7, 2019 Living units close at 4:00 p.m.
August 16, 2019 Grades from Student Center and transcripts are available after this date

Summer Session Special Programs

First day of class Registration deadline
Variable dates Special Program
Last day of class Final exams

Cornell Academic Calendar for SUMMER 2020

EVENT DAY(S) OF THE WEEK DATE
3-week Summer Session begins Wednesday May 27
8-week Summer Session begins Monday June 8
3-week Summer Session exams end Friday June 19
6-week Summer Session begins Monday June 22
6- and 8-week Summer Sessions exams end Monday – Tuesday August 3 – 4
August degree date Monday August 17

Cornell Academic Calendar 2019-2020 Key Academic Dates

Cornell Academic Calendar – July 2019

Fourth of July/Holiday/No Classes – Jul 04 12:00 am
 – Fall 19 Pre-Enrollment – Incoming Freshmen –  – 

Cornell Academic Calendar – August 2019

Fall 19 Final Exam Schedule Available – 16 12:00 am
Check for Holds Preventing Registration – 12:00 am
 – Fall 19 Add Begins – Grad/Prof/Seniors –  – 
 – Fall 19 Add Begins – Juniors –  – 
 – Fall 19 Add Begins – Sophomores
 – 
Deadline to Update Name/Address for Diploma – August Graduates – 11:59 pm
Fall 19 Enrollment Certifications Available – 12:00 am
Graduate & Professional Student Welcome – 12:00 am
 – Fall 19 Add Begins – Freshmen – – 
Fall 19 Instruction Begins – 12:00 am

Cornell Academic Calendar – September 2019

Labor Day/Holiday/No Classes – 02 12:00 am
7 Week 1 Add Ends – 05 11:59 pm
Last Day to Add/Change Credits –  11:59 pm
August 19 Degree Certifications Available – 12:00 am
Last Day to Register without Late Registration Fee – 4:30 pm
7 Week 1 Drop Ends – 11:59 pm

Cornell Academic Calendar – October 2019

Non-Registered Students Withdrawn from University – 8:00 am
 – Fall Break  –  – 
Fall 19 7-Week 2 Classes Begin –  12:00 am
Last Day to Drop/Change Grading Basis – 11:59 pm
 – Spring 20 Pre-Enrollment – Grad/Prof –  – 
7 Week 2 Add Ends –  11:59 pm

Cornell Academic Calendar – November 2019

 – Spring 20 Pre-Enrollment – Seniors –  – 
 – Spring 20 Pre-Enrollment – Juniors –  – 
 – Spring 20 Pre-Enrollment – Sophomores –  – 
 – Spring 20 Pre-Enrollment – Freshmen –  – 
7 Week 2 Drop Ends –  11:59 pm
 – Thanksgiving Recess – – 

Cornell Academic Calendar – December 2019

Last Day of Classes – 11:59 pm
Deadline to Apply for Internal Transfer or Concurrent Degrees – 11:59 pm
 – Exams – – 
Deadline to Update Name/Address for Diploma – December Graduates – 4:30 pm
December Graduation Recognition – 10:00 am
Winter Session Begins – 12:00 am

Cornell Academic Calendar – January 2020

Winter 3-Week Classes Begin – 12:00 am
Fall 19 Median Grades Available –  4:30 pm
Spring 20 Final Exam Schedule Available – 4:30 pm
Check for Holds Preventing Registration – 12:00 am
 – Spring 20 Add Begins – Grad/Prof/Seniors – – 
 – Spring 20 Add Begins – Juniors –  – 
 – Spring 20 Add Begins – Sophomores – – 
December 19 Degree Certifications Available – 12:00 am
Spring 20 Enrollment Certifications Available – 12:00 am
 – Spring 20 Add Begins – Freshmen – – 
Winter Session Ends – 11:59 pm
Martin Luther King Jr./Holiday – 12:00 am
Spring 20 Instruction Begins – 12:00 am
7 Week 1 Add Ends – 11:59 pm

Cornell Academic Calendar – February 2020

Last Day to Add/Change Credits – 11:59 pm
Last Day to Register without Late Registration Feeb – 4:30 pm
7 Week 1 Drop Ends – 11:59 pm
 – February Break  –  – 
Non-Registered Students Withdrawn from University – 24 8:00 am

Cornell Academic Calendar – March 2020

Summer 20 Enrollment Begins – 12:00 am
Spring 20 7-Week 2 Classes Begin – 12:00 am
Last Day to Drop/Change Grading Basis – 11:59 pm
7 Week 2 Add Ends – 11:59 pm
 – Spring Break  – – 

April 2020

7 Week 2 Drop Ends – 11:59 pm
 – Fall 20 Pre-Enrollment Grad/Prof – – 
 – Fall 20 Pre-Enrollment – Rising Seniors – – 
 – Fall 20 Pre-Enrollment – Rising Juniors – – 
 – Fall 20 Pre-Enrollment – Rising Sophomores/Continuing Freshmen – – 

May 2020

Last Day of Classes – 11:59 pm
Deadline to Apply for Internal Transfer or Concurrent Degrees – 11:59 pm
 – Exams – – 
Deadline to Update Name/Address for Diploma – May Graduates – 4:30 pm
Commencement – 11:00 am
Summer 20 3-Week Classes Begin – 12:00 am

June 2020

Spring 20 Median Grades Available – 12:00 am
Summer 20 8-Week Classes Begin – 12:00 am
May 20 Degree Certifications Available – 12:00 am
Summer 20 3-Week Final Exams End – 12:00 am
Summer 20 6-Week Classes Begin – 12:00 am

The 2018-19 and 2019-20 calendars have been revised as announced on July 13, 2017. More information is available in the Cornell Chronicle.

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