Academic Year Calendar for Faculty

Fall Semester 2014

August

  • Wednesday, August 20: New Faculty Orientation.
  • Friday, August 22: President’s Welcome Department/Division Meetings.
  • Saturday, August 23: Residence halls open (8 a.m.); Fall convocation (5 p.m.) .
  • Sunday, August 24: New student advising and registration — 10 a.m.
    Fall 2014 add/drop begins via Banner — 5:15 p.m.
  • Monday, August 25: Fall semester classes begin.
  • Sunday, August 31: Fall 2014 course add/drop ends (11:30 p.m.)

September

  • Monday, September 1: Labor Day (classes IN session).
  • Friday, September 5: Town Meeting (3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m)
  • Wednesday, September 17: ’Winter 2015 and Spring 2015 course schedules due in deans’ offices; final date for approval of new courses for Winter/Spring 2015 offering.
  • Friday, September 19: Last day to apply for in-state residency for fall semester.

October

  • Monday, October 13: No classes Columbus Day (observed).
  • Tuesday, October 14: No classes.
  • Wednesday, October 15: Midterm grades due 11:30 p.m.
  • Monday, October 20: Winter 2015 and spring 2015 and Summer 2015 course advisement begins.
  • Sunday, October 26: Spring 2015 priority registration begins for all matriculated graduate students, Nursing (RN option) students, students studying abroad Fall 2014, and all SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury students (10 a.m.); Winter 2015 and Summer 2015 priority registration begins for all matriculated students at the main campus and the SUNY Plattsburgh at Queensbury campus (10 a.m.)
  • Friday, October 31: Winter 2015 and Spring 2015 and Summer 2015 course advisement ends.

November

  • Friday, November 2: Spring 2015 priority registration begins for matriculated, undergraduate students at the main campus (10 a.m.); Winter 2105 registration begins for non-matriculated undergraduate and graduate students (10 a.m.).
  • Friday, November 14: Celebration of Scholarship (3:30 - 5 pm) Feinberg Library.
  • Sunday, November 16: Spring 2015 priority registration ends for main campus, undergraduate students (11:30 p.m.); Winter 2015 and Summer 2015 registration continues.
  • Sunday, November 23: Spring priority course adjustment begins for main campus, undergraduate students (10 a.m.)
  • Tuesday, November 25: Classes end (10 p.m.) — Thanksgiving break.
  • Wednesday, November 26: Residence halls close (noon); diploma applications due for May 2015 and August 2015 graduates.
  • Sunday, November 30: Residence halls open (noon)

December

  • Monday, December 1: Classes resume
  • Saturday, December 6: Final Week begins.
  • Friday, December 12: Fall semester ends (noon).
  • Saturday, December 13: Commencement (10 a.m.).
    Residence halls close (10 a.m.) except for graduating seniors (5 p.m.).
  • Wednesday, December 17: Final grades due (noon).

Winter Session 2015

  • December 22 – January 23: Online courses only (5 weeks).
  • Thursday, December 25: Christmas Day (no classes)
  • Thursday, January 1: New Year’s Day (no classes)
  • January 5 – January 23: Other courses (3 weeks).
  • Monday, January 19: No classes Martin Luther King Day.
  • Wednesday, January 28: Final grades due (4 p.m.).

Spring Semester 2015

January

  • Saturday, January 24: Residence halls open (11 a.m.)
  • Sunday, January 25: New student advising and registration — 10 a.m. Spring 2015 add/drop begins via Banner — 5:15 p.m. Non-matric registration begins (6 p.m.)
  • Monday, January 26: Spring semester classes begin.

February

  • Sunday, February 1: Spring 2015 add/drop ends (11:30 p.m.).
  • Friday, February 20: Last day to apply for in-state residency for Fall 2015 semester.

March

  • Friday, March 13: Classes end (10 p.m.) — spring break.
  • Saturday, March 14: Residence halls close (noon).
  • Sunday, March 22: Residence halls open (noon).
  • Monday, March 23: Classes resume.
  • Wednesday, March 25: Midterm grades due (11:30 p.m.).
  • Monday, March 30: Fall 2015 course advisement begins.

April 

  • Friday, April 5: Fall 2015 registration begins for all matriculated graduate students, Nursing (RN option) students, students studying abroad Spring 2015, and all branch campus students at ACC and HVCC (10 a.m.)
  • Friday, April 10: Course advisement ends; last day for unrestricted withdrawal
  • Sunday, April 12: Fall 2015 priority registration begins for main campus matriculated, undergraduate students (8 a.m.)
  • Sunday, April 26: Fall priority registration ends for main campus matriculated, undergraduate students (11:30 p.m.)
  • Thursday, April 30: Diploma Applications due for December 2015 and January 2016 graduates

May

  • Saturday, May 9: Final Week begins.
  • Friday, May 15: Spring semester ends (6 p.m.).
    Spring convocation (5 p.m.).
  • Saturday, May 16: 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.).
  • Monday, May 18: Reserved for departmental and divisional meetings.
    Year-End Planning Conference (tentative).
  • Wednesday, May 20: Final grades due (noon).

Summer Session 2015

Summer Session A (May 26-June 5)

  • Monday, May 25: Memorial Day (no classes).
  • Tuesday, May 26: Classes begin.
  • Friday, June 5: Summer Session A ends.
  • Wednesday, June 10: Final grades due (noon).

Summer Session B (June 8-July 10)

  • Monday, June 8: Classes begin.
  • Friday, July 3: Independence Day (no classes).
  • Friday, July 10: Summer Session B ends.
  • Wednesday, July 15: Final grades due (noon).

Summer Session C (July 13-August 14)

  • Monday, July 13: Classes begin.
  • Friday, August 14: Summer Session C ends.
  • Wednesday, August 19: 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