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 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Fall Semester Begins Tuesday, September 4 Tuesday, September 3 Tuesday, September 1
Regular Saturday Classes Start Saturday, September 8 Saturday, September 7 Saturday, September 5
Changes in Designation
of Class Days
Tuesday, November 20
(Thursday Classes)
Tuesday, November 26
(Thursday Classes)
 Tuesday, September 8
(Monday Classes)
Wednesday, November 21
(Friday Classes)
Wednesday, November 27
(Friday Classes)
Wednesday, November 25
(Friday Classes)
Thanksgiving Recess Thursday, November 22 -
Sunday, November 25
Thursday, November 28 -
Sunday, December 1
Thursday, November 26 -
Sunday, November 29
Regular Classes End Wednesday, December 12 Wednesday, December 11 Wednesday, December 10
Reading Days Thursday, December 13 Thursday, December 12
Friday, December 13
Friday, December 11
Monday, December 14
Fall Exams Begin Friday, December 14 Monday, December 16 Tuesday, December 15
Fall Exams End Friday, December 21 Monday, December 23 Tuesday, December 22
Winter Session Begins Friday, December 21 Monday, December 23 Tuesday, December 22
Winter Session Ends Friday, January 18 Friday, January 17 Friday, January 15
Spring Semester Begins Tuesday, January 22 Tuesday, January 21 Tuesday, January 19
Spring Recess Begins Saturday, March 16 Saturday, March 14 Saturday, March 13
Spring Recess Ends Sunday, March 24 Sunday, March 22 Sunday, March 21
Regular Classes End Monday, May 6 Monday, May 4 Monday, May 3
Reading Days Tuesday, May 7
Wednesday, May 8
Tuesday, May 5
Wednesday, May 6
Tuesday, May 4
Wednesday, May 5
Spring Exams Begin Thursday, May 9 Thursday, May 7 Thursday, May 6
Spring Exams End Wednesday, May 15 Wednesday, May 13 Wednesday, May 12
University Commencement Sunday, May 19 Sunday, May 17 Sunday, May 16
Summer Session Begins Tuesday, May 28 Tuesday, May 26 Tuesday, May 25
Summer Session Ends Wednesday, August 14 Wednesday, August 12 Wednesday, August 11

 

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

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