Academic Calendar-The HUB - Carnegie Mellon University

The Academic Calendar serves as an information source and planning document for students, faculty, staff and departments, as well as outside organizations. The calendar includes registration dates, class start dates, add/drop deadlines, exam dates and more. 

Upcoming Academic Year Calendars

*These calendars are subject to change.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Starting with the 2014-2015 academic year, the exam and reading day schedule for CMU undergraduates will be modified slightly in order to shorten the length of the fall semester exam and reading day schedule by 2 days and the spring semester exam and reading day schedule by 1 day. Learn more.

dates & deadlines

Aug. 23-30: First-year undergraduate student orientation

Aug. 31: Fall semester & Mini-1 classes begin

Sept. 7: Labor Day - no classes & university closed

Sept. 14: Semester course add deadline, course audit grade option deadline & course drop deadline to receive tuition adjustment

Sept. 30: Mini-1 course drop & pass/no-pass grade option deadline

Oct. 9-11: Ceilidh Weekend