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 calendar below.

Event 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Fall Semester Begins Tuesday, September 5 Tuesday, September 4 Tuesday, September 3
Regular Saturday Classes Start Saturday, September 9 Saturday, September 8 Saturday, September 7
Changes in Designation
of Class Days
 Tuesday, November 21
(Thursday Classes)
Tuesday, November 20
(Thursday Classes)
Tuesday, November 26
(Thursday Classes)
Wednesday, November 22
(Friday Classes)
Wednesday, November 21
(Friday Classes)
Wednesday, November 27
(Friday Classes)
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 23 -
Sunday, November 26
Thursday, November 22 -
Sunday, November 25
Thursday, November 28 -
Sunday, December 1
Regular Classes End Wednesday, December 13 Wednesday, December 12 Wednesday, December 11
Reading Days

Thursday, December 14

Thursday, December 13 Thursday, December 12
Friday, December 13
Fall Exams Begin Friday, December 15 Friday, December 14 Monday, December 16
Fall Exams End Friday, December 22 Friday, December 21 Monday, December 23
Winter Session Begins Friday, December 22 Friday, December 21 Monday, December 23
Winter Session Ends Friday, January 12 Friday, January 18 Friday, January 17
Spring Semester Begins Tuesday, January 16 Tuesday, January 22 Tuesday, January 21
Spring Recess Begins Saturday, March 10 Saturday, March 16 Saturday, March 14
Spring Recess Ends Sunday, March 18 Sunday, March 24 Sunday, March 22
Regular Classes End Monday, April 30 Monday, May 6 Monday, May 4
Reading Days Tuesday, May 1
Wednesday, May 2
Tuesday, May 7
Wednesday, May 8
Tuesday, May 5
Wednesday, May 6
Spring Exams Begin Thursday, May 3 Thursday, May 9 Thursday, May 7
Spring Exams End Wednesday, May 9 Wednesday, May 15 Wednesday, May 13
University Commencement Sunday, May 13 Sunday, May 19 Sunday, May 17
Summer Session Begins Tuesday, May 29 Tuesday, May 28 Tuesday, May 26
Summer Session Ends Wednesday, August 15 Wednesday, August 14 Wednesday, August 12

 

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

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