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Academic Calendar

pointer to information on this page  Fall 1999 
  Winter Session 2000 
  Spring 2000 
  Summer 2000 
  Notes 

  1998-99 academic calendar (through Summer 99) 
  1997-98 academic calendar (through Summer 98) 
 

August 16–September 3

Fall 1999*

Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising 
September 1-3 New Student Orientation
September 6 Labor Day Holiday (Monday) 
September 7 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Tuesday) 
September 13 Last Day for New Registrations 
September 20 Final Drop/Add Changes and Registrations with Special Permission 
November 9 Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes 
November 15– December 1 Priority Registration for Spring Semester 2000 
November 23 Thursday Classes Meet (Tuesday)
November 24 Friday Classes Meet (Wednesday)
November 24 Thanksgiving Recess Begins 5 p.m. (Wednesday) 
November 29 Classes Resume, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
December 15 Last Day of Classes, Fall Semester (Wednesday) 
December 16-22 Final Examinations (Thursday-Wednesday) 
Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered. 
December 23 Snow Makeup Day (Thursday) 
December 23 Semester Ends, 11:00 p.m. (Thursday) 

 


Winter Session 2000* 

January 3–21** Classes (Monday, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)
January 17 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Holiday (Monday) 
January 3–21

Spring 2000* 

Registration/Academic Counseling and Advising 
January 24 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
January 28 Last Day for New Registrations 
February 4 Final Drop/Add Changes and Registrations with Special Permission 
March 13–17 Spring Recess 
March 20 Classes Resume 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
March 31 Last Day for Student Withdrawal from Classes 
April 10–26 Priority Registration for Fall Semester 2000 
May 6 Last Day of Classes (Saturday) 
May 8–12 Final Examinations (Monday–Friday) 
Grades are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on the third day after the exam is administered. 
May 18  Teaneck-Hackensack Campus Commencement (Thursday) 
May 19  Florham-Madison Campus Commencement (Friday) 

Summer Session 2000 

First Summer Session* 
May 22 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
May 29 Memorial Day Holiday (Monday) 
June 2 Memorial Day Holiday Makeup Day (Friday) 
June 30 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Friday) 
Second Summer Session*
June 12 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Monday) 
July 3-4 Independence Day Holiday (Monday-Tuesday) 
July 25  Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Tuesday) 
Third Summer Session* 
July 5 Classes Begin, 8:00 a.m. (Wednesday) 
August 15 Classes End, 11:00 p.m. (Tuesday) 
* Weekend College and some New College of General and Continuing Studies courses may follow a different schedule. 
** Lengthen two Monday sessions to make up for Martine Luther King, Jr., Day holiday.

The academic calendar is subject to change with appropriate notice. 

Major Religious Holy Days 
The University respects the observance of major religious holy days by members of the campus community. Officers of administration and of instruction responsible for scheduling required academic activities or essential services are expected to avoid conflict with such holy days as much as possible. 

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