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

Nov. 25-27: Thanksgiving holiday - no classes (university closed Nov. 26-27)

Nov. 30 - Dec. 21: Semester & Mini-2 Faculty Course Evaluations

Dec. 11: Semester & Mini-2 last day of classes & course withdrawal grade deadline

Dec. 12-13: Reading days

Dec. 14-15: Final exams

Dec. 16: Reading day

Dec. 17-18: Final exams

Dec. 19: Reading day

Dec. 20: Final exams

Dec. 21: Make-up final exams

Dec. 22: Residence halls close at noon for Winter Break

Dec. 23: Final grades due by 4 p.m.

Dec. 24-25: University closed