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Academic Calendars:
2017 - 2018 & 2016- 2017


Academic Calendar:  2017 - 2018

 

  
Summer 2017   
(MPA students matriculate in July) 
 
Public Affairs ColloquiumJuly 5 - 8 (Wed - Sat)
Public BudgetingJuly 10 - 28
Public Administration & DemocracyJuly 31 - August 18 
  
Fall 2017
(MA IR, EMPA & EMIR students matriculate in Fall) 
 
MA IR OrientationAugust 21 - 23
Economics/Statistics Waiver ExamsAugust 24 & 25
First Day of Classes August 28
Labor Day (no classes/university closed)September 4
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)November 19 - 26
Last Day of ClassesDecember 8
Reading DaysDecember 9-10, 12 (am) and 14 (am) 
Final ExamsDecember 11, 12 (pm), 13, 14 (pm) and 15
  
Winter Intercession 2018
(optional term - electives only)
 
Class dates (tentative and may vary by course/instructor)January 2-12
  
Spring 2018
(EMPA & EMIR students may matriculate in Spring)
 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/university closed) January 15
First day of classesJanuary 16
Spring VacationMarch 11 - 18 
Last Day of ClassesMay 1
Reading DaysMay 2, 5-6
Final ExamsMay 3,4, 7-9
University Commencement WeekendMay 12-13
  
Summer 2018
(MPA and MA IR Capstone Courses) 
 
MA IR Capstone (tentative) May 14-15
Executive Leadership/MPA Workshop Capstone CourseMay 14 - June 28
MPA ConvocationJune 29
  
  

Academic Calendar: 2016 - 2017

 
  
Winter Intercession 2017 
(optional term - electives only) 
Class dates (will vary by class) January 3-13 
  
Spring 2017 
(EMPA & EMIR students may matriculate in Spring) 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/university closed) January 16
First Day of ClassesJanuary 17
Spring VacationMarch 12 - 19
Last Day of ClassesMay 2
Reading DaysMay 3, 6-7 
Final Exams May 4, 5, 8-10
University Commencement WeekendMay 13-14
  
Summer 2017 
MA IR CapstoneMay 15-16
Executive Leadership / MPA Workshop Capstone CourseMay 15 - June 29  
MPA ConvocationJune 30 
  

*see Syracuse University Time Schedule of Classes for registration procedures, instructions, and times