Jun 22, 2021  
Catalogue 2021-2022 
    
Catalogue 2021-2022

Academic Calendar


 


Fall Semester, 2021/22

August 2021
August 10 (Tuesday) Last day for payment of fall semester fees
August 30 (Monday) Fall classes begin
August 30 (Monday) Add Period begins
September 2021
September 1 (Wednesday) Fall Convocation at 3:30 pm 
September 6 (Monday)

Labor Day: No Classes

September 7 (Tuesday) Add Period ends
September 7 (Tuesday) Last day to add 1st six-week classes
September 17 (Friday)

Last day to Drop/NRO 1st six-week classes

September 24 (Friday) Last day for student initiated WD from 1st six-week classes
October 2021
October 2-3 (Saturday - Sunday) All Families Weekend 
October 8 (Friday)

Drop Period ends/NRO ends

October 8 (Friday) Last day of 1st six-week classes
October 15 (Friday) October Break begins at 5:30 pm
October 24 (Sunday) October Break ends at midnight
October 25 (Monday) 2nd six-week classes begin
October 29 (Monday) Last day to Add 2nd six-week classes
November 2021
November 5 (Friday) Last day for student initiated WD full semester classes
November 12 (Friday) Last day to Drop/NRO 2nd six-week classes
November 8-19 (Monday-Friday) Preregistration for Spring 2022
November 24 (Wednesday) Thanksgiving recess begins at 10:00 pm
November 28 (Sunday) Thanksgiving recess ends at midnight
December 2021
December 8 (Wednesday) Last day of fall semester classes
December 8 (Wednesday) Last day to withdraw from all fall semester classes
December 9-12 (Thursday-Sunday) Study Period
December 13-17 (Monday-Friday) Fall semester examinations

Note: Because there are 14 Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and only 12 Thursday and Fridays in the Fall term, the following changes are necessary:

Tuesday, December 7th = Thursday teaching day

Wednesday, December 8th = Friday teaching day.

Spring Semester, 2021/22

January 2022
January 10 (Monday) Last day for payment of spring semester fees
January 19 (Wednesday) Second semester classes begin
January 26 (Wednesday) Add Period ends
January 26 (Wednesday) Last day to Add 1st six-week classes
February 2022
February 9 (Wednesday) Last day to Drop/NRO 1st six-week classes
February 16 (Wednesday) Last day for student initiated WD from 1st six-week classes
March 2022
March 4 (Friday) Drop Period ends/NRO ends
March 4 (Friday) Spring vacation begins at 5:30pm
March 20 (Sunday) Spring vacation ends at midnight
March 25 (Friday)

Last day to Add 2nd six-week classes 

April 2022
April 1 (Friday) Last day for student initiatied WD from full semester classes
April 8 (Friday) Last day to Drop/NRO 2nd six-week classes  
April 11- 22 (Monday-Friday) Preregistration for Fall 2022
May 2022
May 3 (Tuesday) Last day of spring semester classes
May 3 (Tuesday) Last day to withdraw from all spring semester classes
May 4-10 (Wednesday- Tuesday) Study Period
May 11-17 (Wednesday- Tuesday) Spring semester examinations
May 22 (Sunday) 158th Commencement
June 2022
June 3-5 (Friday-Sunday) Vassar College Reunions

Four-Year Calendar

2021/22 - 2024/25

Fall Semester

  2021/22 2022/23 2023/24 2024/25
Classes Begin 8/30 (Mon) 8/29 (Mon) 8/28 (MO) 9/3 (TU)
October Break        
Begin 10/15 (Fri) 10/14 (Fri) 10/13 (FR) 10/11 (FR)
End 10/24 (Sun) 10/23 (Sun) 10/22 (SU) 10/20 (SU)
Thanksgiving         
Begin 11/24 (Wed) 11/23 (Wed) 11/22 (WE) 11/27 (SU)
End 11/28 (Sun) 11/27 (Sun) 11/26 (SU) 12/1 (SU)
Classes End 12/8 (Wed) 12/7 (Wed) 12/6 (WE) 12/11(WE)
Study Period         
Begin 12/9 (Thu) 12/8 (Thu) 12/7 (TH) 12/12 (TH)
End 12/12 (Sun) 12/11 (Sun) 12/10 (SU) 12/15 (SU)
Final Exams        
Begin 12/13 (Mon) 12/12 (Mon) 12/11 (MO) 12/16 (MO)
End 12/17 (Fri) 12/16 (Fri) 12/15 (FR) 12/20 (FR)

Note: No Classes on Labor Day

Spring Semester

  2021/22 2022/23 2023/24 2024/25
Classes Begin 1/19 (Wed) 1/18 (Wed) 1/17 (WE) 1/22 (WE)
Spring Break        
Begin  3/4 (Fri) 3/3 (Fri) 3/1 (FR) 3/7 (FR)
End 3/20 (Sun) 3/19 (Sun) 3/17 (SU) 3/23 (SU)
Classes End 5/3 (Tue) 5/2 (Tue) 4/30 (TU) 5/6 (TU)
Study Period        
Begin 5/4 (Wed) 5/3 (Wed) 5/1 (WE) 5/7 (WE)
End 5/10 (Tue) 5/9 (Tue) 5/7 (TU) 5/13 (TU)
Final Exams        
Begin 5/11 (Wed) 5/10 (Wed) 5/8 (WE) 5/14 (WE)
End 5/17 (Tue) 5/16 (Tue) 5/14 (TU) 5/20 (TU)
Commencement 5/22 (Sun) 5/21 (Sun) 5/19 (SU) 5/25 (SU)