Academic Calendar

PAIA Department Academic Calendar
 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2021 - 2022
 
(MPA & MA PDGC students matriculate in Summer)  
Session and Year  Dates
Summer Session II 2021  
(MPA students may have both in person & remote summer start option)  
MPA Public Affairs ColloquiumJuly 6 -  9 (updated to account for holiday)
Public Budgeting July 12 - 30
Public Administration & Democracy August 2 - 20
MA PDGC Summer Start (see Newhouse for details) 
July 19 
   
Fall 2021 (fall dates remain tentative pending continued safety concerns)   
(MAIR, EMPA & EMIR students matriculate in Fall)   
Statistics Waiver Exam
August TBA
Economics Waiver Exam  August TBA
MAIR Orientation Week of August 23 
First Day of Classes August 30
Labor Day (classes will meet)   September 6
Thanksgiving Break (no classes) 
November 21 - 28
Last Day of Classes   December 10 
Reading Days December 11 - 12, December 14 (am) & 16 (am)
Final Exams December 13, 14 (pm), 15, 16 (pm), 17
   
Winter Intersession 2022  
(optional term - electives only)  
Class dates (tentative and may vary by course/instructor) January 3 - 14
   
Spring 2022  
(EMPA & EMIR students may matriculate in Spring)  
EMIR, EMPA on campus Orientation January TBA
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/university closed) 
January 17
First Day of Classes January 18
Spring Vacation  March 13 - 20
Last Day of Classes April 26
Reading Days April 27 & 30, May 1 
Final Exams April 28 & 29, May 2 - 4
University Commencement Weekend May 7 -8
   
Summer Session I 2022  
MA IR Capstone Week of May 9
Executive Leadership / MPA Workshop Capstone Course May 9 - June 23  
MPA Convocation June 24


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