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Academic Calendar

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Introduction

You’ll have access to a wide range of classes and academic events here at Quinnipiac. Keep up to date with our academic calendar.

Fall 2019

2019-20 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

August 17

Saturday

New graduate student orientation

August 21–22

Wed–Thurs

First-year student orientation, session VI

August 23

Friday

Transfer student welcome, session II

August 23–25

Fri-Sun

Welcome Weekend

August 26

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin

August 27

Tuesday

Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (Aug 26-Oct 12)

August 30

Friday

Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 26-Dec 14)

September 2

Monday

Labor Day — university holiday; no classes

September 20

Friday

Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Aug 26–Oct 12) with a grade of "W"

September 21

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

October 4–6

Fri–Sun

Parents & Family Weekend

October 7–12

Mon–Sat

Midterm examination period for 100-level courses

October 9

Wednesday

Yom Kippur — university holiday; no classes

October 12

Saturday

Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Aug 26-Oct 12)

October 18-19

Fri-Sat

Alumni Weekend

October 20

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

October 21

Monday

Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (Oct 21–Dec 14)

October 22

Tuesday

Add/drop registration ends for second 7-week online courses (Oct 21-Dec 14)

October 23

Wednesday

Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

November 1

Friday

Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Aug 26–Dec 14) with a grade of “W”

November 9

Saturday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

November 10

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

November 15

Friday

Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (Oct 21–Dec 14) with a grade of "W"

November 25–30

Mon–Sat

No classes

November 28–29

Thurs–Fri

Thanksgiving holiday — university closed

December 7

Saturday

Undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes end

December 9–14

Mon–Sat

Final examination period — undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes

December 14

Saturday

Online classes end

December 16

Monday

Final grades due

December 23–January 3

Mon–Fri

University closed for Winter Break

January Term 2020

January Term 2020

January 6

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

January 7

Tuesday

Add/drop registration period ends

January 13

Monday

Last day to withdraw with a grade of “W”  

January 17

Friday

Classes end; final examinations

January 20

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day — university holiday; no classes

January 21

Tuesday

Final grades due

Spring 2020

Spring 2020

January 14

Tuesday

New graduate student orientation

January 17

Friday

New undergraduate student orientation

January 20

Monday

Martin Luther King Jr. Day —  university holiday; no classes

January 21

Tuesday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin; online classes begin

January 22

Wednesday

Add/drop registration period ends for first 7-week online courses (Jan 21-Mar 7)

January 27

Monday

Add/drop registration period ends for undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 21-May 9)

February 14

Friday

Last day to withdraw from first 7-week online courses (Jan 21–Mar 7) with a grade of "W"

March 1

Sunday

Open House for prospective undergraduate students

March 2–7

Mon–Sat

Midterm examination period for 100-level courses

March 7

Saturday

Online classes end for first 7-week online courses (Jan 21–Mar 7)

March 9–14

Mon–Sat

Undergraduate and graduate spring recess

March 16

Monday

Online classes begin for second 7-week online courses (Mar 16–May 2)

March 17

Tuesday

Add/drop registration period ends for second 7-week courses (Mar 16–May 2)

March 18

Wednesday

Midterm grades due for 100-level courses

March 27

Friday

Last day to withdraw from undergraduate and graduate 15-week courses (Jan 21–May 9) with a grade of “W”

March 28-29

Sat–Sun

Admitted Student Days

April 9

Thursday

Last day to withdraw from second 7-week online courses (Mar 16–May 2) with a grade of "W"

April 10

Friday

Good Friday — university holiday; no classes

May 2

Saturday

Undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes end; online classes end

May 4–9

Mon–Sat

Final examination period —undergraduate and graduate on-campus classes

May 8–9

Fri–Sat

Graduate, Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine and School of Law Commencement ceremonies

May 11

Monday

Final grades due

May 16–17

Sat–Sun

Undergraduate Commencement

Summer Orientation and Open House 2020

Summer Orientation and Open House 2020

May 18

Monday

New graduate student orientation

May 25

Monday

Memorial Day — university holiday; no classes

June 4–5

Thus–Fri

First-year student orientation, session I

June 8–9

Mon–Tues

First-year student orientation, session II

June 11–12

Thurs–Fri

First-year student orientation, session III

June 15–16

Mon–Tues

First-year student orientation, session IV

June 17

Wednesday

Transfer student welcome, session I

June 18–19

Thurs–Fri

First-year student orientation, session V

Summer I Term 2020

Summer I Term 2020

May 18

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

May 19

Tuesday

Add/drop registration period ends

May 25

Monday

Memorial Day — university holiday; no classes

June 5

Friday

Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (May 18–Jun 19) with a grade of “W”

June 15

Monday

Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (May 18–Jul 2) with a grade of “W”

June 19

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)

June 22

Monday

Final grades due (5-week courses)

July 2

Thursday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)

July 3–4

Fri–Sat

Independence Day — university holiday; no classes

July 6

Monday

Last day to withdraw from 12-week courses (May 18–Aug 7) with a grade of “W”

July 6

Monday

Final grades due (7-week courses)

August 7

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (12-week courses)

August 10

Monday

Final grades due (12-week courses)

Summer II Term 2020

Summer II Term 2020

July 6

Monday

Undergraduate and graduate classes begin

July 7

Tuesday

Add/drop registration period ends

July 24

Friday

Last day to withdraw from 5-week courses (Jul 6–Aug 7) with a grade of “W”

August 3

Monday

Last day to withdraw from 7-week courses (Jul 6–Aug 21) with a grade of “W” 

August 7

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (5-week courses)

August 10

Monday

Final grades due (5-week courses)

August 21

Friday

Undergraduate and graduate classes end (7-week courses)

August 24

Monday

Final grades due (7-week courses)