Academic Calendar

218-2019 Academic Calendar
 Academic Calendar 2018 - 2019 (Remaining Dates)
 
 Session and Year
 Dates
 Spring 2019
 
 (EMPA and EMIR students matriculate in Spring)
 
 EMIR, EMPA on campus orientation
 January 9
 First Day of Classes
 January 14
 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/university closed)
 January 21
 Spring Vacation
 March 10 - 17
 Last Day of Classes
 April 30
 Reading Days
 May 1, 4 - 5
 Final Exams
 May 2 - 3, 6 - 8
 University Commencement Weekend
 May 11 - 12
  
 Summer Session I 2019
 
 MA IR Capstone
 May 13 - 14
 Executive Leadership / MPA Workshop Capstone Course
 May 13 - June 27
 MPA Convocation
 June 28
  
 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2019 - 2020
 
 Session and Year  Dates
Summer Session II 2019  
(MPA students matriculate in July)  
Public Affairs Colloquium  July 1 - 5, (July 4 off for holiday)
Public Budgeting July 8 - 26
Public Administration & Democracy July 29 - August 16
   
Fall 2019  
(MAIR, EMPA & EMIR students matriculate in Fall)   
MAIR Orientation  August 19 - 22
Economics and Statistics Waiver Exams August 23 & 24
First Day of Classes August 26
Labor Day (no classes/university closed)  September 2
Thanksgiving Break (no classes)  November 24 - December 1
Last Day of Classes   December 6
Reading Days December 7 - 8, 10 (am) & 12 (am) 
Final Exams December 9, 10 (pm) 11, 12 (pm) & 13
   
Winter Intersession 2020  
(optional term - electives only)  
Class dates (tentative and may vary by course/instructor) January 3 - 10
   
Spring 2020  
(EMPA & EMIR students may matriculate in Spring)  
EMIR, EMPA on campus Orientation January TBA
First Day of Classes January 13
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/university closed)  January 20
Spring Vacation March 15 - 22
Last Day of Classes April 28
Reading Days April 29, May 2 - 3
Final Exams April 30, May 1, 4 - 6
University Commencement Weekend May 9 -10
   
Summer Session I 2020  
MA IR Capstone May 11-12
Executive Leadership / MPA Workshop Capstone Course May 11 - June 25 
MPA Convocation June 26


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