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Academic Calendar 2017-2018

 AUTUMN TERM 2017

(September 6 – December 22)

 

April

24

Monday. Registration for summer and autumn term for continuing students via web registration begins.

May

1

Monday. Registration for summer and autumn term begins for new students.

August

31

Thursday. Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for new students attending the autumn term.

September

1

Friday. Confirmation of master's degree integrative project or formal essay completion due to Registrar's Office for October degree candidates.

September

4

Monday. Labor Day. University holiday.

September

5

Tuesday. In-person registration for autumn term.  Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Advisors available from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

September

5

Tuesday. New student orientation program.

September

6

Wednesday. Classes begin. Autumn term.

September

6

Wednesday. Registration and add/drop period. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday. Advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5 p.m.

September

7

Thursday. Registration and add/drop period. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday. Advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5 p.m.

September

7

Thursday. Last day to file application for October Doctoral Certification Examination  (Ed.D./Ph.D.).

September

8

Friday. Registration and add/drop period. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday. Advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5 p.m.

September

8

Friday. Fall semester payment due date for tuition, fees, and housing charges.

September

14

Thursday. Last day to file notification of intention to defend Ed.D. and Ph.D. dissertations during the autumn term.

September

19

Tuesday. Last day to add and drop courses and to file a Certificate of Equivalency for the autumn term.

September

20

Wednesday. Requests for late registration under exceptional circumstances on or after this date require Registrar's approval and payment of late registration fee.

September

30

Saturday. Last day to enroll in, upgrade, or submit a waiver request for the Columbia Health Fee and Columbia Student Health Insurance.

October

3

Tuesday. Last day to change points in variable point courses.

October

13

Friday. Last day to make final deposit of corrected Ed.D. dissertations and abstracts for October award of degree.

October

13

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring  in an area of psychology, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45 to 4:45 p.m.

October

13

Friday. Last day to complete the final deposit of the Ph.D. dissertation with  the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the October award of the degree.

October

18

Wednesday. Award of October degrees and certificates. No ceremony.

October

19

Thursday. Midterm date, autumn term.

October

20

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students majoring  in an area of psychology, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45 to 4:45 p.m.

November

1

Wednesday. Last day to file or to renew an application for Master's degrees and certificates to be awarded in February.  (After this date, application may be filed only until November 16 upon payment of $25 late fee.)

November

22

Wednesday. No classes. Offices open.

November

23

Thursday. Thanksgiving holidays. No classes. No offices open.

November

24

Friday. Thanksgiving holidays. No classes. No offices open.

December

22

Friday. Autumn term ends.

December

22

Friday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for autumn term students not returning for spring term.

 

SPRING TERM 2018

(January 17 – May 8)

 

December

4

Monday. Registration for the spring term for continuing students via web registration begins.

January

2

Tuesday. Confirmation of master's degree integrative project or formal essay completion due to Registrar's Office for February degree candidates.

January

14

Sunday. Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for new students attending the autumn term.

January

15

Monday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed. University Holiday. No classes. No offices open.

January

16

Tuesday. In-person registration for spring term.  Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Advisors available from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

January

16

Tuesday. New student orientation program.

January

17

Wednesday. Registration and add/drop period. Hours: Wednesday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00p.m. Advisors available from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

January

17

Wednesday. Classes begin. Spring term.

January

18

Thursday. Registration and add/drop period. Hours: Wednesday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00p.m. Advisors available from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

January

18

Thursday. Last day to file application for February Doctoral Certification Examination  (Ed.D./Ph.D.).

January

19

Friday. Registration and add/drop period. Hours: Wednesday - Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00p.m. Advisors available from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

January

19

Friday. Spring semester payment due date for tuition, fees, and housing charges.

January

25

Thursday. Last day to file notification of intention to defend Ph.D. and Ed.D. dissertation during spring term.

January

30

Tuesday. Last day to add and drop courses and to file a Certificate of Equivalency for spring term.

January

31

Wednesday. Requests for late registration on or after this date require registrar's approval and payment of late registration fee.

February

1

Thursday. Last day to file or to renew an application for Master's degrees and certificates to be awarded in May. (After this date, application may be filed only until February 15 upon payment of $25 late fee.)

February

9

Friday. Last day to make final deposit of corrected Ed.D. dissertations and abstracts for February award of degree.

February

9

Friday. Last day to complete the final deposit of the Ph.D. dissertation with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the award of the February degree.

February

9

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students not majoring in an area of psychology, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45 to 4:45 p.m.

February

13

Tuesday. Last day to change points in variable-point courses.

February

14

Wednesday. Award of February degrees and certificates. No ceremony.

February

15

Thursday. Last day to enroll in, upgrade, or submit a waiver request for the Columbia Health Fee and Columbia Student Health Insurance.

February

16

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for students majoring in an area of psychology, 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:45 to 4:45 p.m.

March

1

Thursday. Midterm date, spring term.

March

11

Sunday. First day of spring holidays. No classes during spring holidays.

March

16

Friday. No offices open.

March

18

Sunday. Last day of spring holidays.

April

23

Monday. Last day to hold the dissertation defense (Ed.D./Ph.D.) for the May award of the degree.

April

27

Friday. Last day to make first deposit of corrected Ed.D. dissertations and abstracts for May award of degree.

April

27

Friday. Last day to complete the final deposit of the Ph.D. dissertation with the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences for the award of the May degree.  (Deposit must be completed by 4:00 p.m.)

May

1

Tuesday. Confirmation of master's degree integrative project or formal essay completion due to Registrar's Office for May degree candidates.

May

8

Tuesday. End of spring term.

May

9

Wednesday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for spring term for students not remaining for summer session A. Extensions granted for students participating in Commencement.

May

14

Monday. Teachers College Master’s degree Convocations.

May

15

Tuesday. Teachers College Master’s degree Convocations.

May

16

Wednesday. Conferring of degrees at Columbia University. Doctoral degree convocation.

May

18

Friday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for spring term for students not remaining for summer session A and who are participating in Commencement.

 

SUMMER TERM 2018

(May 17 – August 17)

 

April

30

Monday. Registration for summer and autumn terms for continuing students via web registration begins.

May

14

Monday. Registration for summer and autumn terms begins for new students.

May

14

Monday. Summer Welcome Session for new Summer A and B students

May

14

Monday. Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for summer session A.

May

17

Thursday. Session A courses begin.

May

18

Friday. Summer A payment due date for tuition, fees, and housing charges.

May

18

Friday. Last day to file application for June Doctoral Certification Examination  (Ed.D./Ph.D.).

May

22

Tuesday. Late registration and changes in registration for Session A (changes in Session B courses are also accepted). Hours: 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5 p.m.

May

23

Wednesday. Late registration and changes in registration for Session A (changes in Session B courses are also accepted). Hours: 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5 p.m.

May

23

Wednesday. Last day to add or drop Session A courses.

May

28

Monday. Memorial Day observed. University holiday. No classes. No offices open.

June

6

Wednesday. Last day to add/drop points in summer A and full summer variable-point courses.

June

15

Friday. Doctoral Certification Examination (Ed.D./Ph.D.), 9 a.m.. to 12 Noon and 1:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

June

27

Wednesday. End of summer session A courses.

June

28

Thursday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for students not remaining for summer session B.

July

4

Wednesday. Independence Day observed.  University holiday. No classes. No offices open.

July

5

Thursday. In-person registration for Session B courses.  Hours: 12 noon to 6 p.m.

July

6

Friday. Beginning of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for summer session B.

July

9

Monday. Session B courses begin.

July

10

Tuesday. Late registration and changes in registration for Session B courses. Hours: 10 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Advisors and/or their representatives available from 3 to 5 p.m.

July

13

Friday. Summer B payment due date for tuition, fees, and housing charges.

July

13

Friday. Last day to add or drop Session B courses.

July

20

Friday. Last day to add/drop points in summer B variable-point courses.

August

1

Wednesday. Last day to file or to renew an application for Master's degrees and certificates to be awarded in October. (After this date, application may be filed only until August 17 upon payment of a $25 late fee.)

August

17

Friday. End of summer session B courses.

August

18

Saturday. Termination of occupancy in Teachers College residence halls for students not remaining for the autumn term.