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

Tuesday, December 14
Wednesday, December 15

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

Tuesday May 3
Wednesday, May 4

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

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

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