SUNY Oneonta

The College Calendar

SUNY Oneonta offers two 15-week semesters during the academic year, as well as summer sessions. New student orientation, including advisement and registration, is offered before the start of each semester. The fall semester generally begins in late August, recesses for breaks in October and at Thanksgiving, and concludes around the third week of December. The spring semester generally begins during the third week of January, recesses for break in the beginning of March, and concludes around the second week of May with Commencement generally on the second Saturday of May.

Fall 2016

August 24

New Student Arrival

August 25-27


August 29

Classes Begin

September 2

College Closes After Last Class

September 6

Classes Resume

October 7

College Closes After Last Class

October 12

Classes Resume

November 22

College Closes After Last Class

November 28

Classes Resume

December 4

December Recognition

December 13

Study Day

December 14-20

Finals Week


Spring 2017

January 15-17

New Student Arrival & Orientation

January 18

Classes Begin

March 3

College Closes After Last Class

March 13

Classes Resume

May 3

Study Day

May 4-10

Finals Week

May 13


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