Academic Calendar

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

Columbia Public Health follows closely to but not exactly with the University academic calendar. Registration dates and add/drop/change deadlines are unique to individual schools; be mindful of this when considering cross-registration. Dates are subject to changes, which will be updated here and communicated to the Columbia Public Health community via Transmission. Please contact msph-osa [at] cumc.columbia.edu (subject: Question%20via%20the%20Mailman%20Academic%20Calendar) (Student Academic Records & Standards (StARS) should you have any questions).

Spring 2022

Spring 2022

Date

Day

Description

January 17

Monday

NO CLASSES – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 18

Tuesday

Spring semester begins (Full semester and 1st quarter courses)

First meeting of Full Term and 1st quarter Monday courses is

Mon, January 24

Change of Program Period OPENS

Add/drop via SSOL

January 27

Thursday

Change of Program Period CLOSES - add/drop via SSOL

No adjustment of fees for individual courses dropped after this period.

January 31

Monday

Deadline to make changes – 1st quarter courses

Last day to drop without UW grade

Last day to change grading option

February 1

Tuesday

Applications due for May degree conferral

February 1

Tuesday

Return to in-person attendance

February 9

Wednesday

February degrees conferred

February 15

Tuesday

Deadline to make changes – Full semester courses

Last day to drop without UW grade

Last day to change grading option

February 21

Monday

Classes meet as normal on Presidents Day. Columbia Public Health follows the CUIMC non-clinical and University academic calendars.

February 23

Wednesday

Deadline to reconcile Fall 2021 Incomplete Notations (INs)

March 7 - 11

Monday - Friday

NO CLASSES – Spring Break

March 14

Monday

1st quarter courses end

Last meetings of 1st quarter courses – Tue, March 1 to Fri, March 4 and Mon, March 14 last meeting of 1st Monday after spring break)

March 15

Tuesday

2nd quarter courses begin

First meeting of 2nd quarter Monday courses is Mon, March 21

March 29

Tuesday

Deadline to make changes – 2nd quarter courses

Last day to drop without UW grade

Last day to change grading option

April 5

Tuesday

NO CLASSES - IPE Day

May 2

Monday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses end

Last meetings of Full semester and 2nd quarter courses – Tue, April 26 to Mon, May 2

May 3 – 9

Tuesday - Monday

Instructional make-up days

Final due date for Spring 2022 deliverables/take home exams is

Mon, May 9

May 9

Monday

Semester Ends

May 13

Friday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses grades due for GRADUATING STUDENTS (faculty)

May 15 – 19

Sunday - Thursday

Commencement Week

May 17

Tuesday

Columbia Mailman School Class Day Celebration

May 18

Wednesday

Columbia University Commencement (May degrees conferred)

May 19

Thursday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses grades due for NON-GRADUATING STUDENTS (faculty)

 June 21-23

 Tuesday-Thursday

 Registration 1 for Fall 2022 courses (continuing students)

 

Summer 2022

Summer 2022

Date

Day

Description

May 19-20

Thursday – Friday

Registration for Summer 2022 Sessions A and B

Continuing Students must be registered for at least one course prior to the first day of each session or be charged a late registration fee.

May 23

Monday

Summer Session A begins

 

Change of Program Period OPENS

Add/drop via SSOL

May 27

Monday - Friday

Change of Program Period (Summer Session A) CLOSES

May 30

Monday

NO CLASSES – Memorial Day

June 10

Friday

Deadline to make changes – Summer Session A

Last day to drop without UW grade

Last day to change grading option

June 20

Monday

NO CLASSES – Juneteenth Observed

June 21

Tuesday

Deadline to reconcile Spring 2022 Incomplete Notations (INs)

June 21-23

Tuesday-Thursday

Registration 1 for Fall 2022 courses (continuing students)

June 28 - 29

Tuesday - Wednesday

Registration for Summer 2022 Sessions B

Continuing Students must be registered for at least one course prior to the first day of each session or be charged a late registration fee.

July 1

Friday

Summer Session A ends

Last meetings of Summer Session A – Mon, June 27 to Friday, July 1

July 4

Monday

NO CLASSES – Independence Day

July 5

Tuesday

Summer Session B begins

 

Change of Program Period OPENS

Add/drop via SSOL

July 11

Monday

Change of Program Period (Summer Session B) CLOSES

July 15

Friday

Summer Session A grades due (faculty)

August 1

Monday

Applications due for October degree conferral

August 1

Monday

Deadline to make changes – Summer Session B

Last day to drop without UW grade

Last day to change grading option

August 12

Friday

Summer Session B ends

Last meetings of Full semester and 2nd quarter courses – Mon, Aug 8 to Friday, Aug 12

August 26

Friday

Summer Session B grades due (faculty)

 

 

 

 

Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Faculty may find this visual aid of the academic calendar helpful in the planning of their class sessions. Students are also welcome to use for their own planning.
 

Fall 2022

Date

Day

Description

August 16 - 18

Tuesday - Thursday

Registration 2 for Fall 2022 courses (continuing students)
Continuing Students must be registered for at least one course prior to the first day of each semester or be charged a late registration fee.

August 29 –
September 1

Monday - Thursday

New Student Orientation

August 30 –
September 1

Tuesday - Thursday

Registration for Fall 2022 (new students)
New Students must be registered for at least one course prior to the first day of each semester or be charged a late registration fee.

September 5

Monday

NO CLASSES – Labor Day

September 6

Tuesday

Fall semester begins (Full semester and 1st quarter courses)
First meeting of Full Term and 1st quarter Monday courses is Mon, September 12

Change of Program Period OPENS
Add/drop via SSOL

September 15

Thursday

Change of Program Period CLOSES
No adjustment of fees for individual courses dropped after this period.

September 22

Thursday

Deadline to make changes – 1st quarter courses
Last day to drop without UW grade
Last day to change grading option

October 6

Thursday

Deadline to make changes – Full semester courses
Last day to drop without UW grade
Last day to change grading option

October 17

Monday

Deadline to reconcile Summer 2022 Incomplete Notations (INs)

October 19

Wednesday

October degrees conferred

October 24

Monday

1st quarter courses end
Last meetings of 1st quarter courses – Tue, October 18 to Mon, October 24

October 25

Tuesday

 2nd quarter courses begin
First meeting of 2nd quarter Monday courses is Mon, October 31

November 6 – 9

Sunday - Wednesday

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting
Classes meet as normal

November 7

Monday

1st quarter courses grades due (faculty)

November 8

Tuesday

NO CLASSES – Election Day

November 10

Thursday

Deadline to make changes – 2nd quarter courses
Last day to drop without UW grade
Last day to change grading option

November 23 – 25

Wednesday - Friday

NO CLASSES – Fall Break

December 1

Thursday

Applications due for February degree conferral

December 6

Tuesday

Registration 1 for Spring 2023 courses
Priority students

December 7 - 9

Wednesday - Friday

Registration 1 for Spring 2023 courses
All students

December 16

Friday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses end
Last meetings of Full semester and 2nd quarter courses  – Mon, December 12 to Friday, December 16

December 19 - 23

Monday - Friday

Instructional make-up days
Final due date for Fall 2022 deliverables/take home exams is Fri, December 23

December 23

Friday

Semester Ends

December 26 – January 16

 

NO CLASSES - Winter Break

January 3

Tuesday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses grades due (faculty)

 

Spring 2023

Date

Day

Description

January 10 - 12

Tuesday – Thursday

Registration 2 for Spring 2023 courses (all students)
All Students must be registered for at least one course prior to the first day of each semester or be charged a late registration fee

January 16

Monday

NO CLASSES – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 17

Tuesday

Spring semester begins (Full semester and 1st quarter courses)
First meeting of Full Term and 1st quarter Monday courses is Mon, January 23

Change of Program Period OPENS
Add/drop via SSOL

January 26

Thursday

Change of Program Period CLOSES - add/drop via SSOL
No adjustment of fees for individual courses dropped after this period.

February 1

Wednesday

Applications due for May degree conferral

February 2

Thursday

Deadline to make changes – 1st quarter courses
Last day to drop without UW grade
Last day to change grading option

February 8

Wednesday

February degrees conferred

February 16

Thursday

Deadline to make changes – Full semester courses
Last day to drop without UW grade
Last day to change grading option

February 20

Monday

Classes meet as normal on Presidents Day. Columbia Public Health follows the CUIMC non-clinical and University academic calendars.

February 27

Monday

Deadline to reconcile Fall 2022 Incomplete Notations (INs)

March 6

Monday

1st quarter courses end
Last meetings of 1st quarter courses – Tue, February 28 to Mon, March 6

March 7

Tuesday

2nd quarter courses begin
First meeting of 2nd quarter Monday courses is Mon, March 20

March 13 - 17

Monday - Friday

NO CLASSES – Spring Break

March 20

Monday

1st quarter courses grades due (faculty)

March 30

Thursday

Deadline to make changes – 2nd quarter courses
Last day to drop without UW grade
Last day to change grading option

May 1

Monday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses end
Last meetings of Full semester and 2nd quarter courses – Tue, April 25 to Mon, May 1

May 2 – 8

Tuesday - Monday

Instructional make-up days
Final due date for Spring 2023 deliverables/take home exams is Mon, May 8

May 8

Monday

Semester Ends

May 12

Friday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses grades due for GRADUATING STUDENTS (faculty)

May 14 - 19

Sunday - Thursday

Commencement Week

May 16

Tuesday

Columbia Mailman School Class Day Celebration

May 17

Wednesday

Columbia University Commencement (May degrees conferred)

May 18

Thursday

Full semester and 2nd quarter courses grades due for NON-GRADUATING STUDENTS (faculty)