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Calendars & Events

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar dates are subject to change. Please check this page often for most current and accurate information.
(Professional Division calendar may not include all dates for Fordham University. BFA students should refer to the Fordham University Academic Calendar for a full list of dates)
 

Monday, August 31st

Fall Term begins
First day of classes

Monday, September 7th

Labor Day
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Monday, October 12th

Indigenous People Day
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Tuesday, November 3rd

Election Day
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Wednesday, November 25th - Friday, November 27th, 2020

Thanksgiving Break
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed Nov. 26-27

Monday, November 30th

In-person classes resume

Tuesday, December 8th

BFA - Fall 2020 Term ends
Last day of fall term classes for BFA students

Wednesday, December 9th - Friday, December 18th, 2020

Non-BFA - Online classes
Classes continue online for Certificate and Scholarship students

Monday, December 21st - Monday, January 18th, 2021

Winter Recess - School closed
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Monday, January 18th

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed

Monday, January 18th - Sunday, January 31st, 2021

Return to New York for 14-day quarantine period
(classes take place online January 19 to January 29)
For those students who traveled internationally or to a restricted U.S. state during the winter break. 
 

Tuesday, January 19th - Friday, January 29th, 2021

Fall 2020 classes continue online

Friday, January 29th

Non-BFA - Fall 2020 Term ends
Last day of fall term classes for Certificate and Scholarship students

Monday, February 1st

Spring 2021 Term begins
In-person classes resume for all Professional Division students

Monday, February 15th

President's Day
No classes
Administrative staff working and offices open

Friday, April 2nd

Good Friday - School closed
No classes
Administrative staff off and offices closed
 

Tuesday, May 4th

BFA - Spring 2021 Term ends
Last day of spring term classes for BFA students

Friday, May 28th

Non-BFA - Spring 2021 Term ends
Last day of spring term classes for Certificate and Scholarship students

Saturday, May 29th - Sunday, May 30th, 2021

Ludlow Housing Move-Out

Saturday, September 19th

Mandatory Parent and Student Orientation
11:00am

 

Monday, September 21st

Classes begin

Monday, October 12th

Indigenous People Day
No classes; Offices closed

Tuesday, November 3rd

Election Day
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Wednesday, November 25th - Saturday, November 28th, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Monday, November 30th

Junior Division classes resume

Monday, December 21st - Monday, January 18th, 2021

Holiday Recess 
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Tuesday, January 19th

Junior Division classes resume
 
 

Monday, March 29th - Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Spring Recess 
No classes; Administrative staff off; Offices closed

Monday, April 5th

Junior Division classes resume

Friday, May 28th

Spring 2021 Term ends
Last day of Junior Division classes