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Academic Calendar

The below academic calendar includes important class start dates, registration change deadlines, and advising dates.

Spring 2021

Item Date Note
Spring semester begins January 25 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes
Add/drop deadlines January 29 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  February 4 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  February 5 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
Lunar New Year February 12 Classes will meet via asynchronous remote learning. Asynchronous remote learning means that while classes will not meet at a designated time or place, instruction will happen. Check Classes for announcements from your instructor.
End of Spring I March 12 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Spring II begins March 15 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines March 21 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  March 25 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  March 26 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement   Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Passover March 27 No day or evening classes scheduled.
Good Friday April 2 Classes will meet via asynchronous remote learning. Asynchronous remote learning means that while classes will not meet at a designated time or place, instruction will happen. Check Classes for announcements from your instructor.
End of Spring II and Global Pathways Classes May 1 End of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes

Summer 2021

Item Date Note
Memorial Day May 31 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff will be on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Summer semester begins June 1  
Add/drop deadlines June 7 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  June 10 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  June 11 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement June 23-24 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Juneteenth June 18 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Independence Day July 5 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
End of Summer I July 9 End of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Summer II begins July 12 First day of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines July 16 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  July 22 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  July 23 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement August 2-3 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Summer II and Global Pathways Classes August 20 End of 6-week session for Intensive English and 12-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes

Fall 2021

Item Date Note
Fall semester begins September 7 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes
Labor Day September 6 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff will be on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Rosh Hashannah September 7 No ELI classes,
First day of ELI classes September 8  
Add/drop deadlines September 12 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
  September 16 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
  September 17 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
Yom Kippur September 16 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute.
Academic Advisement September 27 - October 1 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Fall I October 26 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Fall II begins October 27 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines November 2 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
  November 4 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
  November 5 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
Diwali November 4 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute.
Thanksgiving Holidays November 24-26 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff will be on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
End of Fall II and Global Pathways Classes December 18 End of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes

Winter 2022

Item Date Note
Winter semester begins January 4 First day of 3-week winter session
Add/drop deadlines January 4 Last day to add or drop Winter classes – contact an advisor
Martin Luther King Day January 17 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
End of Winter semester January 21 End of 3-week winter session

Spring 2022

Item Date Note
Spring semester begins January 24 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes
Add/drop deadlines January 30 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  February 3 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  February 4 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
Lunar New Year February 1 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute
President's Day February 21 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
End of Spring I March 12 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Spring II begins March 21 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Passover March 27 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute
Add/drop deadlines March 27 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  March 31 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  April 1 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement April 11 -  15 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Good Friday April 15 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute
End of Spring II and Global Pathways Classes May 6 End of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes

Summer 2022

Item Date Note
Memorial Day May 30 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff will be on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Summer semester begins May 31  
Add/drop deadlines June 6 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  June 9 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  June 10 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
Juneteenth TBD  
Academic Advisement June 20 - 24 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Independence Day July 4 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
End of Summer I July 9 End of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Eid Al-Adha July 9 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute.
Summer II begins July 11 First day of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines July 17 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  July 21 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  July 22 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement August 8 - 12 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Summer II and Global Pathways Classes August 20 End of 6-week session for Intensive English and 12-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes