Academic Calendar | 2020-2021


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First Year Summer College JumpStart  
JumpStart Students Classes Begin Online Monday, July 13

Online Instruction Ends and Moves to
Instruction On Campus

Friday, July 31
Students Check-in to Residence Hall and
Orientation to Campus COVID Protocol
Sunday, August 2
JumpStart Classes Begin On Campus Monday, August 3
JumpStart Ends Friday, August 14


Fall Term  
New Students Arrive Friday, August 14 & Saturday, August 15
Returning Students Arrive Sunday, August 16 & Monday, August 17
First Year Seminar & Evening Classes Begin Monday, August 17
All Classes Begin Tuesday, August 18
End of Add/Drop Friday, August 21
Homecoming/Family Weekend Canceled
Registration Week Begins Friday, October 30
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class Friday, November 13
Last Day of Classes Friday, November 20
Final Exams November 22, 23, 24
Residence Halls Close, 10 a.m. Tuesday, November 24
Final Grades Due Wednesday, December 2


Winter Intersession*  
Winter Term Begins Monday, December 7
End of Add/Drop Thursday, December 10
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class Thursday, January 7
Winter Term Ends Sunday, January 10
Winter Term Grades Due Wednesday, January 13


Spring Term  
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday Monday, January 18
Residence Halls Open Move In Plan to Come
Classes Begin Tuesday, January 19
End of Add/Drop Tuesday, January 26
Midterm Friday, March 5
Registration Week Begins Monday, March 29
Annual Fashion Show
Landmark Theatre, Syracuse, NY
Athletics Annual Awards Ceremony TBA
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class Tuesday, April 20
Last Day of Classes Tuesday, April 27
Reading Day Wednesday, April 28
Exams/Study Days April 29 - May 4
Residence Halls Close, 7 p.m.
(non-graduating students)
Tuesday, May 4
Academic Awards Banquet Thursday, May 6
Final Grades Due Monday, May 10
Commencement Saturday, May 15**
Residence Halls Close, 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15
**Commencement date is being reviewed and is subject to health guidance at the time


Summer Session I*  
Summer Session I Begins Monday, May 24
End of Add/Drop Thursday, May 27
Memorial Day Holiday Monday, May 31
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class Thursday, July 1
Summer Session I Ends Saturday, July 3
Grades Due Friday, July 9
Summer Session II*  
Summer Session II Begins Monday, July 5
End of Add/Drop Thursday, July 8
Last Day to Withdraw from a Class Thursday, August 12
Summer Session II Ends Sunday, August 15
Grades Due Friday, August 20

*Winter and summer terms are overseen by the Center for Adult and Continuing Education. Visit for more information. View the Holiday Schedule web page for the holidays observed by Cazenovia College.

Page last updated: October 20, 2020