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 23
Economics Waiver Exam  August 24
MAIR Orientation August 25 - 26
First Day of Classes August 30
Labor Day (classes will not 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