Academic Calendar

A ScarletApps version of this calendar is also available. Visit the site, log in, and look for the "Rutgers Academic Calendar."

Students should check with their individual units as academic calendars for some units may differ from the above.

Event 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Fall Semester Begins Tuesday, September 6 Tuesday, September 5 Tuesday, September 4
Regular Saturday Classes Start Saturday, September 10 Saturday, September 9 Saturday, September 8
Changes in Designation
of Class Days
 Tuesday, November 22
(Thursday Classes)
Tuesday, November 21
(Thursday Classes)
Tuesday, November 20
(Thursday Classes)
Wednesday, November 23
(Friday Classes)
Wednesday, November 22
(Friday Classes)
Wednesday, November 21
(Friday Classes)
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 24 -
Sunday, November 27
Thursday, November 23 -
Sunday, November 26
Thursday, November 22 -
Sunday, November 25
Regular Classes End Wednesday, December 14 Wednesday, December 13 Wednesday, December 12
Reading Days

Thursday, December 15

Thursday, December 14 Thursday, December 13
Fall Exams Begin Friday, December 16 Friday, December 15 Friday, December 14
Fall Exams End Friday, December 23 Friday, December 22 Friday, December 21
Winter Session Begins Friday, December 23 Friday, December 22 Friday, December 21
Winter Session Ends Friday, January 13 Friday, January 12
Spring Semester Begins Tuesday, January 17 Tuesday, January 16 Tuesday, January 22
Spring Recess Begins Saturday, March 11 Saturday, March 10 Saturday, March 16
Spring Recess Ends Sunday, March 19 Sunday, March 18 Sunday, March 24
Regular Classes End Monday, May 1 Monday, April 30 Monday, May 6
Reading Days Tuesday, May 2
Wednesday, May 3
Tuesday, May 1
Wednesday, May 2
Tuesday, May 7
Wednesday, May 8
Spring Exams Begin Thursday, May 4 Thursday, May 3 Thursday, May 9
Spring Exams End Wednesday, May 10 Wednesday, May 9 Wednesday, May 15
University Commencement Sunday, May 14 Sunday, May 13 Sunday, May 19
Summer Session Begins Tuesday, May 30 Tuesday, May 29 Tuesday, May 28
Summer Session Ends Wednesday, August 16 Wednesday, August 15 Wednesday, August 14

 

For college/school commencements, please check with your dean's office.

For any questions regarding the academic calendar, please email sched@echo.rutgers.edu