2025-2026

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Academic Calendar 2025 - 2026

The calendar below is abbreviated. The full academic calendar will be made available during spring term of the prior academic year

Autumn Term 2025
Date Day of the Week Deadline
April 28MondayRegistration for Summer Term and Autumn Term for continuing students via web registration begins.
May 5MondayRegistration for Summer Term and Autumn Term begins for new students.
September 1MondayLabor Day. College Holiday.
September 3WednesdayClasses begin. Autumn Term.
October 15WednesdayAward of October degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
November 26WednesdayNo Classes. Offices open.
November 27ThursdayThanksgiving Holidays.
November 28FridayThanksgiving Holidays.
December 19FridayAutumn Term ends.
Spring Term 2026
Date Day of the Week Deadline
December 1MondayRegistration for the Spring term for continuing students via web registration begins.
December 8MondayRegistration for the Spring term for new students via web registration begins.
January 19MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed. College Holiday.
January 21WednesdayClasses begin. Spring Term.
February 11WednesdayAward of February degrees and certificates. No ceremony.
March 15SundayFirst day of spring holidays.
March 22SundayLast day of spring holidays.
May 12TuesdayEnd of Spring Term.
May 20WednesdayConferring of degrees at Columbia University.
Summer Term 2026
Date Day of the Week Deadline
April 27MondayRegistration for Summer Term and Autumn Term for continuing students via web registration begins.
May 4MondayRegistration for Summer Term and Autumn Term begins for new students.
May 21ThursdaySession A courses begin.
May 25MondayMemorial Day Observed. College Holiday.
July 1WednesdayEnd of Summer Session A courses.
July 3FridayIndependence Day observed. College Holiday.
July 6MondaySession B courses begin.
August 14FridayEnd of Summer Session B courses.