Academic Calendar

YSN 2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Fall 2019

(Aug 1)

Aug 19-23

Aug 21-23

(Fall-term online course registration begins for GEPN and DNP programs, 9 a.m.)

Orientation week for all new students; PhD program new student orientation check-in is at HGS, 9 am.

DNP 1st year students meet at YSN

DNP 2nd year students meet at YSN

Aug 21

Fall-term online course registration begins for MSN and post-master’s programs, 9 a.m.

Aug 23

Orientation day for all first-specialty-year students in the MSN program (including returning students)

Aug 26 

Fall term begins for GEPN, MSN and post-master’s programs, 8 a.m.

Aug 28 

Fall term begins for PhD program, 8:20 a.m.*

Aug 30

Friday classes do not meet. Monday classes meet instead (all programs except GEPN)

Sept 2

Labor Day. Classes do not meet

Sept 11 

Fall-term online course registration ends, 5 p.m.

Sept 26-27

1st year DNP students meet at YSN

Oct 1 

Due date for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the degree in December

Oct 15-21

Fall recess begins for PhD Program only at 5:20pm on Oct 15 (PhD program only); classes resume Oct 21 (PhD program only).

Nov 13-15

All DNP students meet at YSN

Nov 22

Nov 27                            

Dec 2                             

November recess begins, 5:20pm (MSN, post-master’s, DNP and PhD programs)

November recess begins, 8 a.m. (GEPN program)

November recess ends, 8 a.m. (all programs)

Dec 2

Spring-term online course registration begins for GEPN and D.N.P. programs, 9 a.m. 

Dec 12

Ph.D. program fall-term classes end, 5:20 p.m.

Dec 13 

GEPN, MSN, post-master’s, and DNP program fall-term classes end, 5 p.m., and winter recess begins

Ph.D. program final examinations begin

Dec 18

PhD program examinations end, and winter recess begins

Spring 2020

Jan 3

Spring-term online course registration begins for MSN and                                                                                          

post-master’s programs, 9 a.m. 

Jan 6

Spring term begins for GEPN and D.N.P. programs, 8 a.m. 

Jan 6-10

Jan 9-10

2nd year DNP students meet at YSN

1st year DNP students meet at YSN 

Jan 8

Spring-term online course registration begins for Ph.D. program* 

Jan 13

Spring term begins for MSN, post-master’s and PhD programs, 8 a.m.

Jan 17 

Friday classes do not meet; Monday classes meet instead (all programs)

Jan 20 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Classes do not meet

Jan 24

Spring-term online course registration ends for GEPN, MSN, post-master’s,

and DNP programs, 5 p.m. 

Spring-term online course registration ends for Ph.D. program 

Feb 14

Deadline for graduating PhD students to notify their department of intent to

submit Ph.D. dissertation for May graduation

Mar 5-6

1st year DNP students meet at YSN

Mar 6

Spring recess begins, end of day (all programs)

Mar 16

Due date for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees

for award of the degree in May

Mar 23

Classes resume (all programs)

Apr 22-24

All DNP students meet at YSN

April 30

PhD program spring-term classes end, 5:20 p.m.

May 1

PhD program final examinations begin

May 6

PhD program examinations end, 5:20 p.m.

May 8

GEPN, MSN, post-master’s, and D.N.P. program spring-term classes end, 5 p.m.

May 18

University Commencement

*Ph.D. program follows GSAS Calendar

Summer 2020

May 11

Summer term begins, 8:00 a.m. (GEPN and MSN) 

May 25

No classes, Memorial Day

June 1-5

June 3-5

1st year DNP students meet at YSN

2nd year DNP students meet at YSN

Jul 3

No classes

Jul 31

GEPN Summer term ends, 5:00 p.m.

Aug 10

MSN Summer term ends, 5:00 p.m.

FACULTY GRADING CALENDAR

January 2         Final Grades are due for Fall Term

May 8               Final Grades are due for graduating students

May 22             Final Grades are due for continuing students

May 29            Final Grades are due for continuing Ph.D. students

July 30             Final Grades are due for the GEPN summer term

August 14        Final Grades are due for Summer Term