Academic Year Calendar for Faculty

Fall Semester 2016

August

  • Wednesday, August 24: New Faculty Orientation.
  • Friday, August 26: President’s Welcome Department/division meetings.
  • Saturday, August 27: Residence halls open (8 a.m.); Fall convocation (5 p.m.).
  • Sunday, August 28: New student advising and registration — 10 a.m.
    Fall 2016 add/drop begins via Banner — 5:15 p.m. Non-matric student registration reopens (6 p.m.).
  • Monday, August 29: Fall semester classes begin.

September

  • Sunday, September 4: Fall 2016 course add/drop ends (11:30 p.m.)
  • Monday, September 5: Labor Day (classes IN session).
  • Friday, September 9: Town Meeting (3:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m).
  • Wednesday, September 21: Winter 2017 and spring 2017 course schedules due in deans’ offices; final date for approval of new courses for winter/spring 2017 offering.
  • Friday, September 23: Last day to apply for in-state residency for fall semester.
  • Friday, September 30: Deadline for withdrawing from courses meeting the first nine weeks of semester.

October

  • Monday, October 3: Department Chairs meeting.
  • Monday, October 10: No classes — Fall Break.
  • Tuesday, October 11: No classes Fall Break.
  • Wednesday, October 19: Midterm grades due 11:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 24: Winter 2017 and spring 2017 and summer 2017 course advisement begins.
  • Sunday, October 30: Spring 2017 priority registration begins for all matriculated graduate students, nursing (RN option) students, students studying abroad Fall 2016, and all SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury students (10 a.m.); winter 2017 priority registration begins for all matriculated students at the main campus and the SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury campus (10 a.m.).

November

  • Friday, November 4: Winter 2017 and Spring 2017 course advisement ends.  Last day for unrestricted course withdrawal.
  • Sunday, November 6: Spring 2017 priority registration begins for matriculated, undergraduate students at the main campus (10 a.m.).
  • Friday, November 18: Celebration of Scholarship (3:30–5 pm) Feinberg Library.
  • Sunday, November 20: Spring 2017 priority registration ends for main campus, undergraduate students (11:30 p.m.); winter 2017 and summer 2017 registration continues.
  • Tuesday, November 22: Classes end (10 p.m.) — Thanksgiving break.
  • Wednesday, November 23: Residence halls close (noon).
  • Sunday, November 27: Residence halls open (noon).
  • Monday, November 30: Classes resume; diploma applications due for May 2017 and August 2017 graduates.

December

  • Saturday, December 10: Final week begins.
  • Friday, December 16: Fall semester ends (noon).
  • Saturday, December 17: Commencement (10 a.m.).
    Residence halls close (10 a.m.) except for graduating seniors (5 p.m.).
  • Wednesday, December 21: Final grades due (noon).

Winter Session 2017

  • December 19–January 20: Online courses only (5 weeks)
  • Monday, December 26: Christmas Day (no classes).
  • Monday, January 1: New Year’s Day (no classes).
  • January 5–January 20: other courses (3 weeks).
  • Monday, January 16: No classes Martin Luther King Day.
  • Wednesday, January 25: Final grades due (4 p.m.).

Spring Semester 2017

January

  • Saturday, January 21: Residence halls open (11 a.m.)
  • Sunday, January 22: New student advising and registration — 10 a.m. Spring 2017 add/drop begins via Banner — 5:15 p.m. Non-matric registration begins (6 p.m.)
  • Monday, January 23: Spring semester classes begin.
  • Sunday, January 29: Spring 2017 add/drop ends (11:30 p.m.)

February

  • Monday, February 6: Dept. Chairs Meeting 3:30–5:30.
  • Wednesday, February 15: Fall and Summer 2017 course schedules due in deans' offices
  • Friday, February 17: Last day to apply for in-state residency for Fall 2017 semester.

March

  • Friday, March 10: Classes end (10 p.m.) — spring break.
  • Saturday, March 11: Residence halls close (noon).
  • Sunday, March 19: Residence halls open (noon).
  • Monday, March 20: Classes resume.
  • Wednesday, March 22: Midterm grades due (11:30 p.m.).
  • Monday, March 27: Summer & Fall 2017 course advisement begins.

April

  • Sunday, April 2: Fall 2017 registration begins for all matriculated graduate students, nursing (RN option) students, students studying abroad spring 2017, and all SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury (10 a.m.); Summer 2017 registration begins for all matriculated students at the main campus and SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury (10 a.m.).
  • Friday, April 7: Course advisement ends; last day for unrestricted withdrawal.
  • Sunday, April 9: Fall 2017 priority registration begins for main campus matriculated, undergraduate students (8 a.m.).
  • Sunday, April 23: Fall priority registration ends for main campus matriculated, undergraduate students (11:30 p.m.).
  • Sunday, April 30: Diploma Applications due for December 2017 and January 2018 graduates; Fall 2017 priority course adjustment begins.

May

  • Saturday, May 6: Final week begins.
  • Thursday, May 11: Branch campus commencement (7 p.m.)
  • Friday, May 12: Spring semester ends (6 p.m.).
  • Saturday, May 13: Commencement (9 a.m. & 2 p.m., check online schedule).
    Residence halls close (10 a.m.) for all students except graduating seniors (5 p.m.).
  • Wednesday, May 17: Final grades due (noon).

Summer Session 2017

Summer Session A (May 22–June 2)

  • Monday, May 22: Classes begin
  • Monday, May 29: Memorial Day (no classes).
  • Friday, June 2: Summer session A ends.
  • Wednesday, June 7: Final grades due (noon).

Summer Session B (June 5–July 7)

  • Monday, June 5: Classes begin.
  • Tuesday, July 4: Independence Day (no classes).
  • Friday, July 7: Summer session B ends.
  • Wednesday, July 12: Final grades due (noon).

Summer Session C (July 10–August 11)

  • Monday, July 10: Classes begin.
  • Friday, August 11: Summer session C ends.
  • Wednesday, August 16: Final grades due (noon).
 

Contact Information

For more information about Academic Affairs at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

James Liszka, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office: Kehoe 802
Phone: (518) 564-5402
Email: provost-office@plattsburgh.edu

Lizabeth J. Woodard
Secretary
Office: Kehoe 805
Phone: (518) 564-5402
Fax: (518) 564-4415
Email: lizabeth.woodard@plattsburgh.edu