Calendars

The dates listed below are for Summer 2020.

Note that most courses are offered during Sessions D and Q. For further guidance, see the Key to Course Listings.

Session Dates

 

Main Sessions Dates

Session 1 (D)

May 26–July 2

Session 2 (Q)

July 6–August 14

12-Week Session (X)

May 26–August 14

Special Session Dates
For Arabic, Biological Science, and Russian Courses
Dates

Session C

May 26–June 26

Session E

May 26–July 24

Session F

June 1–July 2

Session G

May 26–June 19

Session H

June 8–July 2

Session J

June 22–July 17

Session R

July 6–July 31

Session S

July 6–August 7

 

 

 

 

Holidays and Special Dates
Memorial Day Holiday

No classes on May 25; University closed.

Students whose classes meet on Mondays and Wednesdays in Session D (May 26 - July 2, 2019) or in Session X (May 26 - Aug 14, 2019) will have an altered first week of classes as follows: Wed., 5/27 and Fri., 5/29. The remaining class meetings will be on Mondays and Wednesdays. (Does not apply to students in SPS MS Programs).

Independence Day Holiday

No classes on July 3; University closed.

 

Registration Dates
Main Session Registration Dates

Session 1 (D)

February 25–May 26

Session 2 (Q)

February 25–July 6

12-Week Session (X)

February 25–May 26

Special Session Registration
For Arabic, Biological Science, and Russian Courses
Dates

Session C

February 25–May 26

Session E

February 25–May 26

Session F

February 25–June 1

Session G

February 25–May 26

Session H

February 25–June 8

Session J

February 25–June 22

Session R

February 25–July 6

Session S

February 25–July 6

 

 

 

Late Registration

Late registration, which is the same for all students, takes place on the second, third, fourth, and fifth days of each session. For some courses, permission from the instructor may be required. A $50.00 fee will be charged during the late registration period. A $100.00 fee will be charged after the late registration period.

Main Session Late Registration Dates

Session 1 (D)

May 27–June 1

Session 2 (Q)

July 7–July 10

12-Week Session (X)

May 27–June 1

Special Session Late Registration
For Arabic, Biological Science, and Russian Courses
Dates

Session C

May 27–June 1

Session E

May 27–June 1

Session F

June 2–June 5

Session G

May 27–June 1

Session H

June 9–June 12

Session J

June 23–June 26

Session R

July 7–July 10

Session S

July 7–July 10

 

 

Registration Instructions
Visiting Students Upon acceptance, your registration form is accessible through your admissions email. See Details >
Columbia and Barnard Students You do not need to apply for Summer courses; you may simply register. See Details >
Adult & Professional Students Upon acceptance, your registration form is accessible through your admissions email. See Details >
Add/Drop and Withdrawal

Drop with Refund Deadlines

The last day to drop an individual course or withdraw for a full refund is the final day of the Change of Program Period, listed below.*

Main Sessions Change of Program Period*

Session 1 (D)

May 27–June 1

Session 2 (Q)

July 7–July 10

12-Week Session (X)

May 27–June 1

Special Session Dates
For Arabic, Biological Science, and Russian Courses
Change of Program Period*

Session C

May 27–June 1

Session E

May 27–June 1

Session F

June 2–June 5

Session G

May 27–June 1

Session H

June 9–June 12

Session J

June 23–June 26

Session R

July 7–July 10

Session S

July 7–July 10

* Last day to drop a course or withdraw for full refund. By 4:00 PM. This is the last day for students to receive a full refund if they withdraw from the Summer Sessions by dropping all of their courses in a given session. Students may be eligible for a partial refund after this date. There is no refund for individual courses dropped after this date.


Drop or Pass/Fail Deadlines

The last day to drop an individual course (with no refund) or select Pass/Fail, listed below.*

Main Sessions Last Day to Drop a Course or Change to Pass/Fail**

Session 1 (D)

June 22

Session 2 (Q)

August 3

12-Week Session (X)

July 20

Special Session Dates
For Arabic, Biological Science, and Russian Courses
Last Day to Drop a Course or Change to Pass/Fail**

Session C

June 15

Session E

July 6

Session F

June 22

Session G

June 10

Session H

June 24

Session J

July 8

Session R

July 22

Session S

July 27

** Last day to drop a course. By 4:00 PM. No refund. This date is also the last day to change to the pass/fail grading option.

Add/Drop and Withdrawal Instructions
Visiting Students See Details >
Columbia and Barnard Students See Details >
Adult & Professional Students See Details >