Academic Calendar

Academic calendars for some units may differ from the calendar below. More information is available from the Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Event 2021–2022 2022–2023 2023-2024
Fall Semester Begins Wednesday, September 1
(No Class: Mon. 9/6)
Tuesday, September 6 Tuesday, September 5
Regular Saturday Classes Start Saturday, September 4 Saturday, September 10 Saturday, September 9
Changes in Designation
of Class Days
Wednesday, September 8
(Monday Classes)
Tuesday, November 22
(Thursday Classes)
Tuesday, November 21
(Thursday Classes)
Monday, November 29
(Wednesday Classes)
Wednesday, November 23
(Friday Classes)
Wednesday, November 22
(Friday Classes)
Thanksgiving Recess
Wednesday, November 24 -
Sunday, November 28
Thursday, November 24 -
Sunday, November 27
Thursday, November 23 –
Sunday, November 26
Regular Classes End Monday, December 13 Wednesday, December 14 Wednesday, December 13
Reading Days

Tuesday, December 14
Wednesday, December 15

Thursday, December 15 Thursday, December 14
Fall Exams Begin Thursday, December 16 Friday, December 16 Friday, December 15
Fall Exams End Thursday, December 23 Friday, December 23 Friday, December 22
Winter Session Begins Thursday, December 23 Friday, December 23 Friday, December 22
Winter Session Ends Friday, January 14 Friday, January 13 Friday, January 12
Spring Semester Begins Tuesday, January 18 Tuesday, January 17 Tuesday, January 16
Spring Recess Begins Saturday, March 12 Saturday, March 11 Saturday, March 9
Spring Recess Ends Sunday, March 20 Sunday, March 19 Sunday, March 17
Regular Classes End Monday, May 2 Monday, May 1 Monday, April 29
Reading Days

Tuesday May 3
Wednesday, May 4

Tuesday, May 2
Wednesday, May 3
Tuesday, April 30
Wednesday, May 1
Spring Exams Begin Thursday, May 5 Thursday, May 4 Thursday, May 2
Spring Exams End Wednesday, May 11 Wednesday, May 10 Wednesday, May 8
University Commencement Sunday, May 15 Sunday, May 14 Sunday, May 12
Summer Session Begins Tuesday, May 31 Tuesday, May 30 Tuesday, May 28
Summer Session Ends Wednesday, August 17 Wednesday, August 16 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.