The academic calendar gives the key dates in the year such as the start and end of each term and public holidays when the campus will be closed.

Summer - Monday, 20 May to Friday, 12 July 2019

Fall 1 - Monday, 26 August to Friday, 18 October, 2019
Break - Monday, 21 October to Friday, 25 October 2019
Fall 2 - Monday, 28 October to Friday, 20 December 2019

Spring 1 - Monday, 13 January to Friday, 6 March, 2020
Break - Monday, 9 March to Friday, 13 March 2020
Spring 2 - Monday, 16 March to Friday, 8 May 2020

Graduation Ceremony – Saturday, 9 May 2020
Break - Monday, 11 May to Friday, 15 May 2020

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR 2019 – 2020

Ascension – Thursday, 30 May 2019
Pentecost – Monday, 10 June 2019
Swiss National Day
 – Thursday, 1 August 2019
Jeune Genevois – Thursday, 5 September 2019
Christmas closing: Monday, 23 December 2019 through Friday, 3 January 2020
Administration offices will reopen on Monday, 6 January 2020
Easter Friday, 10 April 2020 and Easter Monday, 13 April 2020

The University will be closed on the above holidays.

Summer - Monday, 18 May to Friday, 10 July 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT
Due to Covid-19, we have REVISED the Fall 2020 semester calendar, as follows:

Fall Semester:  
24 August to 11 December.  The semester includes:

Fall 1
 (same dates) - Monday, 24 August to Friday, 16 October, 2020
Fall break - cancelled*
Fall 2 
(new dates) - Monday, 19 October to Friday, 11 December 2020

* There will be no Fall 2020 'break week' (to discourage unnecessary travels).  This will allow the Full 16-week Fall Semester to finish by 11 December and for a longer winter recess.  New students who are joining for Fall 2 term will be invited to an orientation session on Thursday, October 15.

Spring 1 - Monday, 11 January to Friday, 5 March, 2021
Break - Monday, 8 March to Friday, 12 March 2021
Spring 2 - Monday, 15 March to Friday, 7 May 2021

Graduation Ceremony – Saturday, 8 May 2021
Break - Monday, 10 May to Friday, 14 May 2021

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR 2020 – 2021

Ascension – Thursday, 21 May 2020
Pentecost – Monday, 1 June 2020
Swiss National Day
 – Saturday, 1 August 2019
Jeune Genevois – Thursday, 10 September 2020
Christmas closing: Wednesday, 23 December 2020 through Friday, 1 January 2021
Administration offices will reopen on Monday, 4 January 2021
Easter Friday, 2 April 2021 and Easter Monday, 5 April 2021

The University will be closed on the above holidays.

Summer - Monday, 17 May to Friday, 9 July 2021

Fall 1 Monday, 23 August to Friday, 15 October, 2021
Break-week Monday, 18 October to Friday, 22 October 2021
Fall 2 Monday, 25 October to Friday, 17 December 2021

Spring 1 Monday, 17 January to Friday, 11 March, 2022
Break-week Monday, 14 March to Friday, 18 March 2022
Spring 2 Monday, 21 March to Friday, 13 May 2022

Graduation Ceremony – Saturday, 14 May 2022

Break-week - Monday, 16 May to Friday, 20 May 2022


HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR 2021 – 2022

Ascension – Thursday, 13 May 2021
Pentecost – Monday, 24 May 2021
Swiss National Day – Sunday, 1 August 2021
Jeune Genevois – Thursday, 9 September 2021
Christmas closing: Thursday, 23 December 2021 through Wednesday, 5 January 2022.
Administration offices will reopen on Thursday, 6 January 2022(extra days off are offered to compensate for 2 holidays falling on weekend days)
Easter Friday, 15 April 2022 and Easter Monday, 18 April 2022

The University will be closed on the above holidays

Summer - Monday, 23 May to Friday, 15 July 2022
Fall 1 Monday, 22 August to Friday, 14 October, 2022
Break-week Monday, 17 October to Friday, 21 October 2022
Fall 2 Monday, 24 October to Friday, 16 December 2022

Spring 1 Monday, 16 January to Friday, 10 March, 2023
Break-week Monday, 13 March to Friday, 17 March 2023
Spring 2 Monday, 20 March to Friday, 12 May 2023

Graduation Ceremony – Saturday, 13 May 2023

Break-week - Monday, 15 May to Friday, 19 May 2023


HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR 2022 – 2023

Ascension – Thursday, 26 May 2022
Pentecost - Monday, 6 June 2022
Swiss National Day – Monday, 1 August 2022
Jeune Genevois – Thursday, 8 September 2022
Christmas closing: Thursday, 22 December 2022 through Wednesday, 4 January 2023.
Administration offices will reopen on Thursday, 5 January 2023 (extra days off are offered to compensate for 3 holidays falling on weekend days).
Easter Friday, 7 April 2023 and Easter Monday, 10 April 2023

The University will be closed on the above holidays.