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Academic Calendar

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

Spring 2020

Item Date Note
Spring semester begins Jan. 27  
Add/drop deadlines Jan. 31 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  Feb. 6 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  Feb. 7 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
President's Day holiday Feb. 17 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Academic Advisement Feb. 25-26 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Spring I Mar. 13 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Spring Break Mar. 16-20 No classes - Pace University Spring Break
Spring II begins Mar. 23 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines Mar. 27 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  Apr. 2 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  Apr. 3 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement Apr. 20-21 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Spring II and Global Pathways Classes May 8 End of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes

Summer 2020

Item Date Note
Saturday classes begin May 16  
Memorial Day May 25 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Summer semester begins May 26  
Add/drop deadlines May 29 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  Jun. 1 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  Jun. 4 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement Jun. 17-18 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Saturday classes end Jun. 27 End of 6-week session for Saturday classes
Independence Day Jul. 3-4 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 Jul. 6 End of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Summer II begins Jul. 7 First day of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines Jul. 13 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  Jul. 16 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  Jul. 17 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement Jul. 27-28 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Summer II and Global Pathways Classes Aug. 17 End of 6-week session for Intensive English and 12-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes

Fall 2020

Item Date Note
Labor Day Sep. 7 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff will be on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Fall semester begins Sep. 9  
Add/drop deadlines Sep. 15 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
  Sep. 17 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
  Sep. 18 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
Yom Kippur Sep. 28 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Makeup necessary if instructor observes this holiday.
Academic Advisement Oct. 12-13 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Fall I Oct. 27 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Fall II begins Oct. 28 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines Nov. 3 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
  Nov. 5 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
  Nov. 6 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
Thanksgiving Holidays Nov. 25-27 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff will be on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Academic Advisement Nov. 30-Dec. 1 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Fall II and Global Pathways Classes Dec. 18 End of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes

Winter 2021

Item Date Note
Winter session begins Jan. 4  
Add/drop deadlines Jan. 5 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Winter – contact an advisor
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 18 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
End of Winter session Jan. 22 End of 3-week session for English + Professional & Career Skills classes

Spring 2021

Item Date Note
Spring semester begins Jan. 25  
Add/drop deadlines Jan. 29 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  Feb. 4 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
  Feb. 5 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
Lunar New Year Feb. 12 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.
President's Day Feb. 15 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Academic Advisement Mar. 1-2 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Spring I Oct. 27 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Spring Break Mar. 15-19 No Classes – Pace University Spring Break
Spring II begins Mar. 22 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines Mar. 26 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  Apr. 1 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  Apr. 2 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
Good Friday Apr. 2 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor
Academic Advisement Apr. 19-20 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Spring II and Global Pathways Classes May 8 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 Jun. 1  
Add/drop deadlines Jun. 7 Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  Jun. 10 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
  Jun. 11 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement Jun. 23-24 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Independence Day Jul. 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 Jul. 9 End of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Summer II begins Jul. 12 First day of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines Jul. 16 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  Jul. 22 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
  Jul. 23 Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement Aug. 2-3 Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
End of Summer II and Global Pathways Classes Aug. 20 End of 6-week session for Intensive English and 12-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes