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School Calendar

Important dates and deadlines, including final exams and snow make-up days


The School of Engineering follows the University Academic Calendar but maintains a slightly adjusted semester and final exam schedule.

View the Spring 2021 Session Dates below. For subsequent terms, please refer to the University-wide Academic Calendar for term start & end dates and registration periods and deadlines.

For events at the School of Engineering, visit our events page.

                               * All dates are subject to change *


Spring 2021 Regular Session

Thursday, January 28, 2021 
Spring 2021 classes begin
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 
- Last day to drop Spring 2021 classes and not receive a grade of "W"
- Last day to receive a refund of 100% of tuition & fees for students who are dropping classes, but will remain enrolled in at least one course. Students who withdraw from ALL courses during the term, please see the Refund Schedule for Complete Withdrawal
- Last day of initial registration on Albert for all students
- Last day of active waitlists
- Last day to drop/add on Albert for all students
Thursday, February 11, 2021 
- Beginning today students will be issued a grade of 'W' if they drop a class from their spring schedule or withdraw for the term
- Waitlists will be purged
- Courses dropped after the first two weeks of the semester: No refund of tuition or fees for students who are dropping classes, but will remain enrolled in at least one course
- All students who wish to perform initial registration or a registration transaction to add a class must go to their academic advisor or their academic department in order to initiate this request
- Beginning today students who want to withdraw from a class should use the Request Class Withdrawal process
Monday, February 15, 2021 
Presidents' Day - No classes scheduled / University Holiday.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Legislative Day - Classes will meet according to a Monday schedule
Friday, March 19, 2021 
Spring Break - No classes scheduled
Friday, April 2, 2021
Midterm Grades Deadline
Monday, April 19, 2021 
Spring Break - No classes scheduled
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Last day to withdraw from a regular spring session spring course
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Last day to use the Term Withdrawal and Total Withdrawal process to submit a regular spring semester term or total withdrawal request
Monday, May 10, 2021 
Last day of regular Spring classes
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 
Reading Day
Wednesday, May 12 - Tuesday, May 18
Spring Final Exams

Seven Week First Session

Thursday, January 28, 2021 
Spring 2021 classes begin for 7W1
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Last day to drop without receiving a grade of W
Thursday, February 11, 2021
W Grades issued to drop classes
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Last day to withdraw (a W appears on transcript)
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Last day of 7W1 classes

Seven Week Second Session

Saturday, March 21, 2021
Session begins for 7W2
Saturday, March 27, 2021
Add/drop deadline
Sunday, March 28, 2021
W Grades issued to drop classes
Monday, April 19, 2021
Last day to withdraw (a W appears on transcript)
Monday, May 10, 2021
Last day of 7W2 classes

FRE First Half Session

Thursday, January 28
Session begins FRE first half
Wednsday, February 10
Add/drop deadline
Thursday, February 11
W Grades issued to drop classes
Tuesday, Feburary 23
Last day to withdraw (a W appears on transcript)
Saturday, March 13
Last day of FRE first-half classes

FRE Second Half Session

Saturday, March 27, 2021
Session begins for FR2
Friday, April 2, 2021
Add/drop deadline
Saturday, April 3, 2021
W Grades issued to drop classes
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Last day to withdraw from a class (a W appears on transcript)
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Last day of FR2 second-half classes

Final Exam Schedule

Spring 2021 Final Exam Schedule

Undergraduate final exams will be administered from Wednesday, May 12, 2021-
Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Please click the Undergraduate Final Exam Schedule for details.

Graduate final exams will be administered from Wednesday, May 12, 2021-
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the regularly scheduled class time (unless otherwise communicated by instructors).


Snow Day Make-Up Schedule

Campus Closed Monday, February 1, and Tuesday, February 2, 2021: All Classes Will Be Remote.

NYU’s non-residential campus buildings are closed Monday, February 1, and Tuesday, February 2, 2021. All remote activity should continue as usual. All in-person classes and activities will pivot to remote and take place at their regularly scheduled times

Administrative operations currently being conducted through telework will continue uninterrupted.