Academic Calendar



First Year Summer College
Students Arrive Sunday, July 5
First Year Summer College Ends Wednesday, August 5


Fall Term
New Students Arrive/First Night Ceremony/Convocation Friday, August 21
Returning Students Arrive Sunday, August 23
Classes Begin Tuesday, August 25
End of Add/Drop Tuesday, September 1
Open House #1 Saturday, September 26
Homecoming/Family Weekend Friday-Sunday, October 2-4
Dean's List Brunch Sunday, October 4
Midterm Friday, October 9
Autumn Break
(No classes; residence halls remain open)
Monday-Tuesday, October 12-13
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class Friday, October 30
Registration Week Begins Monday, November 2
Open House #2 Saturday, November 7
Residence Halls Close, 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 24
Thanksgiving Break Wednesday-Friday, November 25-27
Residence Halls Open, 10 a.m. Sunday, November 29
Last Day of Classes/Reading Day Monday, December 7
Exams Tuesday-Friday, December 8-11
Residence Halls Close, 7 p.m. Friday, December 11
Final Grades Due Tuesday, December 15


Winter Intersession*
Winter Term Begins Monday, December 14
Winter Term Ends Sunday, January 17


Spring Term
Residence Halls Open, 10 a.m. Sunday, January 17
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Monday, January 18
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 19
End of Add/Drop Tuesday, January 26
Art & Design Open House Monday, February 15
Fashion Open House Tuesday, February 16
Business & Management/
Fashion Open House
Wednesday, February 17
Equine Open House Thursday, February 18
Humanities & Natural Sciences/
Social & Behavioral Sciences Open House
Friday, February 19
Student Leaders Ceremony & Reception Friday, February 26
Midterm Friday, March 4
Residence Halls Close, 7 p.m. Friday, March 4
Spring Break Begins Monday, March 7
Residence Halls Open, 10 a.m. Sunday, March 13
Classes Resume After Spring Break Monday, March 14
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class Friday, April 1
Registration Week Begins Monday, April 4
College Fashion Show Saturday, April 23
Athletics Annual Awards Ceremony Sunday, May 1
Last Day of Classes Monday, May 2
Exams Tuesday-Friday, May 3-6
Residence Halls Close, 7 p.m.
(non-graduating students)
Friday, May 6
Final Grades Due Tuesday, May 10
Academic Awards Banquet Thursday, May 12
Commencement Saturday, May 14
Residence Halls Close, 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14


Summer Session I*
Summer Session I Begins Wednesday, May 18
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 30
Summer Session I Ends Friday, July 1


Summer Session II*
Summer Session II Begins Tuesday, July 5
Summer Session II Ends Thursday, August 11



*Winter and summer terms are overseen by the Center for Career and Extending Learning. Visit www.cazenovia.edu/academics/extended-learning/online-coursework for more information.

View the Holiday Schedule web page for the holidays observed by Cazenovia College.

Page last updated: July 19, 2015