Academic Calendar 1997-98

Binghamton University operates on a calendar of two semesters,
beginning in August and January, and also convenes for a summer session.

 Fall 1997  
 Aug 28 Residence halls open for new students at 9 a.m.
 Aug 29 Residence halls open for returning students at 9 a.m.
 Aug 29-30 Registration at BUSI Information Centers
 Sept 2 Classes begin
 Sept 15 Course-add deadline
 Sept 15 Last day for seniors to submit an application for degree form for spring 1998
 Oct 1 Residence halls close at 2 p.m.  
 Oct 1-3 Rosh Hashanah Break  
 Oct 5 Residence halls open at 1 p.m.
 Oct 6 Classes resume 
 Oct 10 Yom Kippur (classes recess at 1 p.m.)
 Oct 13 Classes resume
 Oct 30 Course-drop deadline*
 Nov 3-11 Advance registration and academic advising for spring 1998
 Nov 11 Last day for students to clear all delinquencies for advance registration  
 Nov 26 Classes recess at 3:20 p.m.; Residence halls close at 4 p.m.
 Nov 26-30 Thanksgiving holiday
 Nov 30 Residence halls open at 1 p.m.
 Dec 1 Classes resume
 Dec 1-12 On-line registration for spring 1998  
 Dec 12 Last day of classes
 Dec 13-14 Reading period  
 Dec 15-19 Final examinations  
 Dec 20 Residence halls close at 11 a.m.  
   
Spring 1998  
 Jan 15 Residence halls open at 9 a.m. for students 
 Jan 16-17 Registration at BUSI Information Centers 
 Jan 20 Classes begin
 Feb 2 Course-add deadline*
 Feb 2 Last day for seniors to submit an application for degree form for fall 1998 
 Mar 14 Residence halls close at 9 a.m. 
 Mar 16-22 Spring break 
 Mar 22 Residence halls open at 1 p.m. 
 Mar 23 Classes resume 
 Mar 23 Course-drop deadline*
 Mar 30-Apr 7 Advance registration and academic advising for fall 1998 
 Apr 7 Last day for students to clear delinquencies for advance registration
 Apr 10-13 Classes suspended 
 Apr 27-May 8  On-line registration for fall 1998
 May 8  Last day of classes
 May 9-10  Reading period
 May 11-14  Final examinations
 May 15  Residence halls close at 11 a.m.
 May 17  Commencement
   * Courses meeting less than the full semester have proportionately adjusted deadlines
 

 SUBJECT TO REVISION