Academic Calendars

The Common Calendar is a system-wide calendar for the seventeen institutions of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) that defines the traditional fall and spring semesters. Additional sessions may be scheduled at the discretion of each institution.

Common Calendars Campus Calendars

Academic Calendar
Common Calendar

Fall 2021

Event Date
CSU Semester Begins August 23, 2021
CCC Semester Begins August 25, 2021
CSCU Classes Begin August 26, 2021
Labor Day, NO CLASSES September 6, 2021
CCC Reading Day

Reading Days are to be used as study days and/or optional make-up class time at the discretion of faculty members. No faculty member will be assigned additional duty during the scheduled reading days and no student shall be penalized for not attending any activities/classes on a reading day.

October 19, 2021
College Open, NO CLASSES November 24, 2021
Thanksgiving Recess, NO CLASSES November 25-28, 2021
CCC Day of Instruction December 8, 2021
CSU Final Exams December 8-14, 2021
CCC Final Exams December 9-15, 2021
CCC Semester Ends December 23, 2021
CSU Semester Ends December 23, 2021

Spring 2022

Event Date
MLK Day January 17, 2022
CSCU Semester Begins January 18, 2022
CSU Classes Begin January 19, 2022
CCC Classes Begin January 21, 2022
Presidents’ Recess, NO CLASSES February 18-21, 2022
Spring Recess, NO CLASSES March 14-20, 2022
Day of Reflection, NO CLASSES April 15, 2022
CCC Day of Instruction May 9, 2022
CSU Final Exams May 9-15, 2022
CCC Final Exams May 10-16, 2022
CSCU Semester Ends May 31, 2022
CCC Semester Ends June 1, 2022

Fall 2022

Event Date
COSC Classes Begin August 22, 2022
CSU Semester Begins August 22, 2022
CCC Semester Begins August 25, 2022
CSCU Classes Begin August 29, 2022
Labor Day, NO CLASSES September 5, 2022
Community College Add’l Day/Study Day, NO CLASSES
Admin offices open
November 1, 2022
Thanksgiving Recess, NO CLASSES November 23-26, 2022
CSU Reading Day/Study Day, NO CLASSES December 9, 2022
CSCU Final Exams December 12-18, 2022
COSC Semester Ends December 18, 2022
CCC Semester Ends December 23, 2022

Spring 2023

Event Date
MLK Day January 16, 2023
CSU Classes Begin January 18, 2023
CCC Classes Begin January 20, 2023
COSC Classes Begin January 23, 2023
CCCs Lincoln’s Birthday Observed, NO CLASSES February 17, 2023
CSU Presidents’ Recess, NO CLASSES February 17-20, 2023
CCCs Open, Classes in Session February 20, 2023
Spring Break Recess, NO CLASSES March 13-19, 2023
Day of Reflection, NO CLASSES April 7, 2023
CSCU Final Exams May 8-14, 2023
Memorial Day, NO CLASSES May 29, 2023
CSU Semester Ends May 31, 2023
CCC Semester Ends June 1, 2023

Fall 2023 *

Event Date
CC Faculty Semester Begins August 25, 2023
CSU Work Year Starts August 28, 2023
CSCU Classes Start August 29, 2023
Labor Day, NO CLASSES September 4, 2023
CC Reading Day, NO CLASSES November 7, 2023
Thanksgiving Recess, NO CLASSES November 22-26, 2023
CSU Final Exams December 11-17, 2023
CC Final Exams December 12-18, 2023
CC Faculty Semester Ends December 23, 2023

Spring 2024 *

Event Date
MLK Day January 15, 2024
CC Faculty Semester Begins January 16, 2024
CSU Classes Start January 17, 2024
CC Classes Start January 19, 2024
CSU President's Recess, NO CLASSES February 16-19, 2024
CC President's Day, NO CLASSES February 19, 2024
Spring Break Recess, NO CLASSES March 11-17, 2024
Day of Reflection Recess, NO CLASSES March 29-31, 2024
CSU Final Exams May 6-12, 2024
CC Final Exams May 7-13, 2024
Memorial Day, NO CLASSES May 27, 2024
CSU Faculty Year Ends May 31, 2024
CC Faculty Semester Ends June 1, 2024

Fall 2024 *

Event Date
CC Faculty Semester Begins August 26, 2024
CSU Faculty Year Begins August 26, 2024
CSU Classes Start August 27, 2024
CC Classes Start August 28, 2024
Labor Day, NO CLASSES September 2, 2024
Thanksgiving Recess, NO CLASSES November 7 - December 1, 2024
CSU Final Exams December 9-13, 2024
CC Final Exams December 10-16, 2024
CC Faculty Semester Ends December 23, 2024

Spring 2025 *

Event Date
MLK Day January 20, 2025
CC Faculty Semester Begins January 21, 2025
CSU Classes Start January 22, 2025
CC Classes Start January 24, 2025
CSU President's Recess, NO CLASSES February 14-17, 2025
CC President's Day, NO CLASSES February 17, 2025
Spring Break Recess, NO CLASSES March 17-23, 2025
Day of Reflection Recess, NO CLASSES April 18-20, 2025
CSU Final Exams May 12-18, 2025
CC Final Exams May 13-19, 2025
Memorial Day, NO CLASSES May 26, 2025
CSU Faculty Year Ends May 31, 2025
CC Faculty Semester Ends June 1, 2025

Fall 2025 *

Event Date
CC Faculty Semester Begins August 25, 2025
CSU Faculty Year Begins August 26, 2025
CSU Classes Start August 27, 2025
Labor Day, NO CLASSES September 1, 2025
Thanksgiving Recess, NO CLASSES November 26-30, 2025
CSU Final Exams December 8-14, 2025
CC Final Exams December 9-15, 2025
CC Faculty Semester Ends December 23, 2025

Spring 2026 *

Event Date
MLK Day January 19, 2026
CC Faculty Semester Begins January 20, 2026
CSU Classes Start January 21, 2026
CC Classes Start January 23, 2026
CSU President's Recess, NO CLASSES February 13-16, 2026
CC President's Day, NO CLASSES February 16, 2026
Spring Break Recess, NO CLASSES March 16-20, 2026
Day of Reflection Recess, NO CLASSES April 3-5, 2026
CSU Final Exams May 11-17, 2026
CC Final Exams May 12-18, 2026
Memorial Day, NO CLASSES May 25, 2026
CSU Faculty Year Ends May 31, 2026
CC Faculty Semester Ends June 1, 2026

Fall 2026 *

Event Date
CSU Faculty Year Begins August 24, 2026
CC Faculty Semester Begins August 25, 2026
CSU Classes Start August 25, 2026
CC Classes Start August 27, 2026
Labor Day, NO CLASSES September 7, 2026
CC Reading Day, NO CLASSES November 3, 2026
Thanksgiving Recess, NO CLASSES November 25-29, 2026
CSU Final Exams December 7-13, 2026
CC Final Exams December 10-16, 2026
CC Faculty Semester Ends December 23, 2026

Spring 2027 *

Event Date
MLK Day January 18, 2027
CC Faculty Semester Begins January 19, 2027
CSU Classes Start January 20, 2027
CC Classes Start January 22, 2027
CSU President's Recess, NO CLASSES February 12-15, 2027
CC President's Day, NO CLASSES February 15, 2027
Spring Break Recess, NO CLASSES March 15-21, 2027
Day of Reflection Recess, NO CLASSES March 26-28, 2027
CSU Final Exams May 10-16, 2027
CC Final Exams May 11-17, 2027
Memorial Day, NO CLASSES May 31, 2027
CSU Faculty Year Ends May 31, 2027
CC Faculty Semester Ends June 1, 2027

Fall 2027 *

Event Date
CSU Faculty Year Begins August 23, 2027
CSU Classes Start August 24, 2027
CC Faculty Semester Begins August 25, 2027
CC Classes Start August 27, 2027
Labor Day, NO CLASSES September 6, 2027
CC Reading Day, NO CLASSES November 2, 2027
Thanksgiving Recess, NO CLASSES November 24-28, 2027
CSU Final Exams December 6-12, 2027
CC Final Exams December 10-16, 2027
CC Faculty Semester Ends December 23, 2027

Spring 2028 *

Event Date
MLK Day January 17, 2028
CC Faculty Semester Begins January 18, 2028
CSU Classes Start January 19, 2028
CC Classes Start January 21, 2028
CSU President's Recess, NO CLASSES February 18-21, 2028
CC President's Day, NO CLASSES February 21, 2028
Spring Break Recess, NO CLASSES March 13-16, 2028
Day of Reflection Recess, NO CLASSES April 14-16, 2028
CSU Final Exams May 8-14, 2028
CC Final Exams May 9-15, 2028
Memorial Day, NO CLASSES May 29, 2028
CSU Faculty Year Ends May 31, 2028
CC Faculty Semester Ends June 1, 2028
* awaiting final approval

Student Enrollment Census Date occurs at the close of business on the 21st day after the start of classes.

CSCU common calendars are based on current collective bargaining agreement language and subject to revisions based on any future changes in said negotiated contracts.