Academic Calendar

These calendars were last updated in February 2021, with information evolving as the University refines safety plans for COVID-19 response. As decisions are made, this calendar will be updated.

The University reserves the right to change this calendar and any dates within. All dates should be considered tentative.

This calendar is maintained by University Communications ( or 315-229-5585).

Commencement for the Class of 2020

Sunday, August 1

Commencement for the Class of 2020

Fall 2021

Sunday, August 22


Wednesday, August 25

First day of classes

Wednesday, August 25

First day of graduate classes

Friday-Sunday, September 24-26

Laurentian Weekend

(A blend of Family Weekend and Homecoming)

Thursday-Friday, October 14-15

Mid-Semester Break

Thursday-Saturday, October 21-23

Fall meeting of Board of Trustees

5pm Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 28

Thanksgiving break

Thursday, December 9

Last day of classes

Friday, December 10

Reading Day/Winter Trustees update call

Sunday, December 12 through Friday, December 17

Finals week

December 18 - January 18

Winter break


Spring 2022

Wednesday, January 19

First day of classes

Thursday-Friday, Feb 10-11

Mid-Semester Break

Thursday–Saturday, February 24-26

Winter meeting of Board of Trustees

5 pm Friday, March 11- Sunday, March 20

Spring Break

Friday, April 29

Festival Day (No Classes)

Saturday, April 30

Moving Up Day

Friday, May 6

Last Day of Classes

Monday, May 9 through Saturday, May 14

Finals week

Thursday–Saturday, May 19-21

Spring Trustees Meeting

Sunday, May 22


Thursday, June 2 - Sunday, June 5


Friday – Sunday June 24 – 26

Canaras Trustees

Summer 2022

Wed. June 1, 2022 through Friday, July 1, 2022.