Graduate 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

2020

Date(s) Event
Feb 1 - April 1 Fall 2020 Priority Review of applications for ALL Master's and Advanced Certificate Programs2
April 1 Fall 2020 Priority Review application deadline
April 2 - June 1 Fall 2020 General Review of applications
June 1 Fall 2020 General Review of application deadline
After June 1 Fall 2020 Late Review of application on a space available basis
Apr 14 Fall 2020 Registration period for all sessions begins. Payment due by last date of registration period.
July 3 Summer Session B Ends
July 13 Summer 2020 Session B grades/outcomes due from faculty
July 27 - Aug 21 Faculty No Appointment Period
July 31 Summer 2020 Session C grades/outcomes due from faculty
Aug 1 - Oct 1 Spring 2021 Priority Review of applications for M.S., M.A., MBA, and M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction degree programs1, and Advanced Certificates2
August 21 Summer Session A Ends
Aug 24 - Sept 4 SUMMER BREAK
August 25 M.A. Learning & Emerging Technologies New Student Virtual Orientation, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
August 28 Summer 2020 Session A grades/outcomes due from faculty
September 1 MAT in Special Education New Student Virtual Orientation, 6-8 p.m.
September 2 M.A. Liberal Studies New Student Virtual Orientation, 7-8:30 p.m.
September 2 M.Ed. in Special Education New Student Virtual Orientation, 6-8 p.m.
September 3 Fall 2020 Session A and Session B registration ends
September 8 Fall 2020 Term Begins (Session A - 15 Weeks, Session B - 8 Weeks)
Sept 8 - 14 Fall 2020 Sessions A & B Add/Drop Period. For new registration during this period, a late registration fee applies. For adds after this period, a late add fee applies.
September 9 M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction New Student Virtual Orientation, 6 p.m.
September 9 M.A. Adult Learning New Student Virtual Orientation, 6-7 p.m.
September 14 Teacher Education Mixer: Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Latham, and NYC, 6-8 p.m.
September 29 MAT Certification Pathways Webinar, 6-9 p.m.
October 1 Spring 2021 Priority Review application deadline1
October 1 Fall 2020 Session C registration ends
Oct 2 - 3 Fall 2020 MA in Liberal Studies VIRTUAL Residency3
Oct 2 - Nov 1 Spring 2021 General Review of applications1
October 5 Last day to withdraw and receive a credit to account (day 28 of fall term)
October 5 Fall 2020 Session C Begins
See course syllabus MBA in Healthcare Leadership VIRTUAL Executive Retreat3
Oct 6 2020 - Jan 14 2021 Spring 2021 Registration period. Payment due by last date of registration period.
October 22 Fall 2020 Session D registration ends
October 26 Fall 2020 Session D Begins
October 30 Fall 2020 Session B Ends
November 1 Spring 2021 General Review application deadline
After Nov 1 Spring 2021 Late Review of applications on a space available basis.
November 13 Fall 2020 Session B grades/outcomes due from faculty
November 27 Fall 2020 Session C Ends
December 11 Fall 2020 Session C grades/outcomes due from faculty
December 18 Fall 2020 Session A and Session D End
Dec 21 - Jan 15 WINTER BREAK
Dec 21 - Jan 1 FACULTY NO APPOINTMENT PERIOD
December 30 Fall 2020 Session A and Session D grades/outcomes due from faculty

2021

Date(s) Event
TBD M.A. Learning and Emerging Technologies new Student Virtual Orientation
January 13 M.A. Liberal Studies New Student Virtual Orientation, 7-8:30 p.m.
January 19 Spring 2021 Session A and Session B Begin
Jan 19 - 25 Spring 2021 Add/Drop Period. For new registration during this period, a late registration fee applies. For adds after this period, a late add fee applies.
See course syllabus MBA in Healthcare Leadership Executive Retreat 3
Feb 1 - Apr 1 Fall 2021 Priority Review of application for all Master's and Advanced Certificate Programs2
Feb 12 - Feb 13 Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Spring 2021 VIRTUAL Residency3
February 15 Last day to withdraw and receive a credit to account (day 28 of spring term)
February 9 Summer 2021 Registration Begins (All sessions)
March 12 Spring 2021 Session B Ends
March 22 Spring 2021 Session B grades/outcomes due from faculty
April 1 Fall 2021 Priority Review application deadline
April 1 Summer 2021 application deadline for all Advanced Certificate programs2
Apr 2 - June 1 Fall 2021 General Review of applications
April 9 Spring 2021 Session C Ends
April 19 Spring 2021 Session C grades/outcomes due from faculty
April 30 Spring 2021 Session A and Session D End
May 3 - 14 SPRING BREAK
May 10 Spring 2021 Session A and Session D grades/outcomes due from faculty
May 17 Summer 2021 Term Begins (Session A - 15 Weeks, Session B - 8 Weeks)
May 17 - 23 Summer 2021 Session B Add/Drop Period. For new registrations during this period, a late registration fee applies. For adds after this period, a late add fee applies.
June 14 Summer 2021 Session C (8 Weeks) Begins
July 9 Summer 2021 Session B (8 Weeks) Ends
July 19 Summer 2021 Session B grades/outcomes due from faculty
July 19 - Aug 13 FACULTY NO APPOINTMENT PERIOD
August 6 Summer 2021 Session C (8 Weeks) Ends
August 16 Summer 2021 Session C grades/outcomes due from faculty
August 27 Summer 2021 Session A (15 Weeks) Ends
Aug 30 - Sept 3 SUMMER BREAK
September 3 Summer 2021 Session A grades/outcomes due from faculty
TBD Fall 2021 Term Begins