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Registration Calendar

The dates below apply to the standard 14-week session courses only.

The following calendars are available for all other sessions and the NYU Global Academic Centers.


Spring 2016 Graduate Calendar 

January   
Monday, January 18, 2016 Holiday- University Closed
Friday, January 22, 2016 Last day to defend thesis for Fall 2015/January 2016 graduation. (Degree Conferral Date: January 25, 2016)
Sunday, January 24, 2016 All requirements for Fall 2015/January 2016 degrees must be completed by this day. (Degree Conferral Date: January 25, 2016)
Monday, January 25, 2016 Spring 2016 classes begin
Friday, January 29, 2016 Last day to submit spring 2016 Independent Study, Internship and Private Lesson proposals. 
   
February  
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Graduate spring 2016 tuition due
Monday, February 01, 2016 $25 Late fee assessed for initial spring registration. (Only applies to students who are not enrolled in at least one class) 
Friday, February 05, 2016 Last day to apply for Spring 2016 graduation on Albert (Degree Conferral Date: May 20, 2016)
Monday, February 08, 2016 Last day to receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees for students who will drop classes and remain enrolled in at least one course. (Dropping courses after this deadline may result in a financial penalty). **Students completely withdrawing from the semester and dropping all spring 2016 classes must follow the Complete Withdrawal Refund Schedule (www.nyu.edu/bursar).**
Monday, February 08, 2016 Last day to drop a spring 2016 course without receiving a "W" on transcript.
Monday, February 08, 2016 Last day to add or drop a class or initially register for spring 2016 on Albert; after this date, all changes to your spring schedule must be completed in person at Gallatin's Office of Student Services, 1 Washington Pl, 8fl.
Monday, February 08, 2016 Last day of active waitlist; drop all unwanted classes by today to avoid financial penalty
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Permission of instructor required to register for a spring course. (After receiving instructor permission, you must visit Gallatin's Office of Student Services to complete the registration process.) 
Monday, February 15, 2016 Holiday- University Closed
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 Summer 2016 registration begins on Albert
Monday, February 22, 2016 $50 Late fee assessed for initial spring registration (Only applies to students who are not enrolled in at least one class) 
March  
Monday, March 14, 2016 - Sunday, March 20, 2016  Spring Recess
April  
Friday, April 01, 2016 Last day to submit summer 2016 Tutorial proposals for summer sessions I & II 
Friday, April 01, 2016 Last day to withdraw from a spring course; a "W" will appear on transcript. (Must come to Student Services, 1 Washington Place 8th floor by 4:30pm to meet this deadline)
Monday, April 11, 2016 Fall 2016 registration begins
May   
Monday, May 02, 2016 Last day to submit fall 2016 Tutorial proposals
Monday, May 09, 2016 Last day to submit materials to instructors for fall 2015 and January term 2016 incomplete grades
Monday, May 09, 2016 Last day of spring 2016 classes
Friday, May 13, 2016 Last day to defend the thesis for Spring 2016 graduation. (Degree Conferral Date: May 20, 2016)
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - Tuesday, May 17, 2016  Final Exam Period
Thursday, May 19, 2016 All requirements for Spring 2016 degrees must be completed by this day. (Degree Conferral Date: May 20, 2016)
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 NYU Commencement Ceremony 
Thursday, May 19, 2016 Gallatin Graduation Ceremony
  * All dates are subject to change *


Fall 2016 Graduate Calendar  

September  
Monday, September 05, 2016 Holiday- University Closed
Tuesday, September 06, 2016 Fall 2016 classes begin
Monday, September 12, 2016 Last day to submit fall 2016 Independent Study,  Internship and Private Lesson proposals
Thursday, September 15, 2016 $25 Late fee assessed for initial fall registration. (Only applies to students who are not enrolled in at least one class)
Monday, September 19, 2016 Last day to drop a fall 2016 course and receive a 100% refund of tuition and fees if you will remain in at least one course. (Dropping courses after this deadline may result in a financial penalty). **Students completely withdrawing from the semester and dropping all fall 2016 classes must follow the Complete Withdrawal Refund Schedule (www.nyu.edu/bursar).**
Monday, September 19, 2016 Last day to drop a fall 2016 course without receiving a "W" on transcript.
Monday, September 19, 2016 Last day to add or drop a class or initially register for fall 2016  on Albert; after this date, all changes to your fall schedule must be completed in person at Gallatin's Office of Student Services, 1 Washington Pl, 8fl.
Monday, September 19, 2016 Last day of active waitlist; drop all unwanted classes by today to avoid financial penalty
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Permission of instructor required to register for a fall course. (After receiving instructor permission, you must visit Gallatin's Office of Student Services to complete the registration process.)
TBA Fall 2016 tuition due
Friday, September 23, 2016 Last day to defend thesis for Summer 2016 graduation (Degree Conferral Date: September 26, 2016)
Sunday, September 25, 2016 All requirements for Summer 2016 degrees must be completed by this day (Degree Conferral Date: September 26, 2016)
October  
Tuesday, October 04, 2016 $50 Late fee assessed for initial fall registration (Only applies to students who are not enrolled in at least one class)
Friday, October 07, 2016 Last day to apply for Fall 2016/January Term 2017 graduation on Albert (Degree Conferral Date: January 23, 2017)
Monday, October 10, 2016 Legislative Day: Classes meet on a Monday schedule
November  
Monday, November 07, 2016 Last day to withdraw from a fall course; a "W" will appear on transcript. (Must come to Student Services, 1 Washington Place 8th floor by 4:30pm to meet this deadline)
TBA Spring 2017 registration begins
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Sunday, November 27, 2016 Thanksgiving Recess
December  
Thursday, December 01, 2016 Last day to submit spring 2017 Tutorial proposals
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Legislative Day: Classes meet on a Monday schedule
Friday, December 16, 2016 Last day for students to submit materials to instructors for spring 2016 or summer 2016 incomplete grades
Friday, December 16, 2016 Last day of fall 2016 classes
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - Sunday, November 27, 2016 Final Exam Period
Saturday, December 24, 2016 - Monday, January 2, 2017 Winter Recess
  * All dates are subject to change*