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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 Jan. 25 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes
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 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 Mar. 12 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Spring II begins Mar. 15 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines Mar. 21 Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  Mar. 25 Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
  Mar. 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 Mar. 27 No day or evening classes scheduled.
Good Friday Apr. 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 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
Juneteenth Jun. 18 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff or administrators are on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
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

Fall 2021

Item Date Note
Fall semester begins Sep. 6 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes
Add/drop deadlines   Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Fall I – contact an advisor
Labor Day Sep. 6 Pace University is closed in observance of this holiday.  No staff will be on campus.  No ELI classes are held.
Rosh Hashannah Sep. 7 No ELI classes, semester starts September 8
Yom Kippur Sep. 16 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute.
End of Fall I Oct. 26 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Fall II begins Oct. 27 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines   Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Fall II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement   Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Diwali Nov. 4 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute.
Thanksgiving Holidays Nov. 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 Dec. 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 Jan. 4 First day of 3-week winter session
Add/drop deadlines   Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Winter – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Winter – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Winter – contact an advisor
Martin Luther King Day Jan. 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 Jan. 21 End of 3-week winter session

Spring 2022

Item Date Note
Spring semester begins Jan. 24 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English and 14-week Pre-Academic and Global Pathways classes
Add/drop deadlines   Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Spring I – contact an advisor
Lunar New Year Feb. 1 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute
President's Day Feb. 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 Mar. 12 End of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Spring II begins Mar. 21 First day of 7-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines   Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Spring II – contact an advisor
    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 Mar. 27 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute
Good Friday Apr. 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   Last day to add or drop weekday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer I – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement   Find the link to sign up in your Pace email
Juneteenth TBD  
Independence Day Jul. 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. 9 End of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Eid Al-Adha Jul. 9 ELI classes are held unless otherwise arranged by the instructor.  Instructor can offer makeup session or find substitute.
Summer II begins Jul. 11 First day of 6-week session for Intensive English classes
Add/drop deadlines   Last day to add or drop weekday intensive classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Friday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
    Last day to add or drop Saturday classes in Summer II – contact an advisor
Academic Advisement   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