2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Fall 2020

*Dates are subject to change

August Online orientation month for all incoming GEPN, MSN, post-master’s & DNP students

Aug 3

Fall-term online course registration begins for GEPN & DNP students

Aug 19

Fall-term online course registration begins for MSN & post-master’s students

Aug 26-27 First-year DNP orientation online
Aug 27-28 1st year and  2nd  year DNP classes in session

Aug 31

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

Sept 7 Labor Day., GEPN, MSN and post master’s program classes meet
Sept 11 Fall-term online course registration ends, 5 p.m.

Oct 1

Due date for PhD dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committees for award of the degree in December
Oct 1-2 1st year DNP classes in session
Nov 19-20 1st year ,  2nd  year and 3rdyear DNP classes in session
Nov 20

Last day of any in-person classes (classes continue online only)

November recess begins, 5:20 p.m. (all programs except GEPN)

Nov 25

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

Nov 30

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

Spring-term online course registration begins for GEPN and DNP programs

Dec 14-18 Final week of classes and examinations (all programs except Ph.D)
Dec 18 End of Fall term for GEPN, MSN, post master’s and DNP programs
Dec 21 Ph.D program examinations end, and winter recess begins

 

Spring 2021

*Dates are subject to change

Ph.D. program follows GSAS Calendar

Jan 8

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

Jan 11 Spring term begins for DNP programs, 8 a.m.

Jan 11-15

Jan 14-15

2nd  year DNP classes in session

1st year DNP classes in session

Jan 18

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

Jan 19

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

Jan 29

Spring-term online course registration ends for GEPN, MSN, post-master’s, and DNP programs, 5 p.m. 

Mar 10 No classes will be held (MSN’s only)
Mar 11 No classes will be held (GEPN’s only)
Mar 11-12 1st year DNP classes in session
Mar 12

Last day to withdraw from a Spring full-term course without the course appearing on the transcript with a “W”

March 16

No classes will be held

March 25-26

No classes will be held
April 12 No classes will be held (MSN students only)

April 15-16

April 22-23

1stand 2nd year DNP classes in session

3rdyear DNP classes in session

May 14

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

May 21

YSN Commencement Ceremony

Summer 2021

*Dates are subject to change

May 17

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

May 31

No classes, Memorial Day

June 7-11

1st Year DNP classes in session

June 14-16 2nd Year DNP classes in session

Jul 5

No classes

Jul 30

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

Aug 16

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