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Catalog Information Subject to Change

The current ESF Catalog is online only, and is updated as needed throughout the year. To view the version officially associated with a particular year of entry to the College, please refer to the appropriate catalog of record.

Academic Calendar

2018-19 Academic Year

Fall 2018

Syracuse Campus

Classes beginAugust 27, Monday
Labor Day (no classes)September 3, Monday
Last day to add a classSeptember 4, Tuesday
Last day to drop a classSeptember 21, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of WOctober 26, Friday
Advising for Spring 2019October 29-November 6, Monday-Tuesday
Registration for Spring 2019November 7-December 14, Wednesday-Friday
Women's Empowerment BrunchNovember 11, Sunday
Thanksgiving RecessNovember 18-25, Sunday-Sunday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a W or WFNovember 30, Friday
December Commencement RehearsalDecember 5, Wednesday
December CommencementDecember 7, Friday
Last day of classesDecember 7, Friday
December CommencementDecember 7, Friday
Reading daysDecember 8-9, Saturday-Sunday
Final ExamsDecember 10, Monday
Final Exam (p.m.)December 11, Tuesday
Reading Day (a.m.)December 11, Tuesday
Final ExamsDecember 12, Wednesday
Reading Day (a.m.)December 13, Thursday
Final Exam (p.m.)December 13, Thursday
Final ExamsDecember 14, Friday
Grades DueDecember 21, Friday

Wanakena Campus

Ranger School Arrival/Move-inAugust 19, Sunday
Ranger School Registration/OrientationAugust 19-21, Sunday-Tuesday
Ranger School classes beginAugust 22, Wednesday
Labor Day - No ClassesSeptember 3, Monday
Family DaySeptember 22, Saturday
Columbus Day - No classes (Ranger School only)October 8, Monday
Thanksgiving RecessNovember 17-25, Saturday-Sunday
Last day of fall semesterDecember 21, Friday

Spring 2019

Syracuse Campus

Classes BeginJanuary 14, Monday
Diversity @ESF 24/7/365 SeriesJanuary 14, Monday
Martin Luther King Day - no classes January 21, Monday
Last day to add a classJanuary 22, Tuesday
Gateway Tabling for Upcoming Jewish Holiday "Tu B'Shvat"January 22, Tuesday
Diversity @ESF 24/7/365 SeriesJanuary 22, Tuesday
Summer Session Registration BeginsFebruary 4, Monday
Last day to drop a classFebruary 8, Friday
Spring breakMarch 10-17, Sunday-Sunday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of WMarch 19, Tuesday
Advising for Fall 2019March 28-April 5, Thursday-Friday
Registration for Fall 2019April 8-May 8, Monday-Wednesday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W or WFApril 19, Friday
Last day of classesApril 30, Tuesday
Reading DayMay 1, Wednesday
Final examsMay 2-3, Thursday-Friday
Reading DaysMay 4-5, Saturday-Sunday
Final examsMay 6-8, Monday-Wednesday
ESF May CommencementMay 11, Saturday
ESF/SU Joint CommencementMay 12, Sunday
Grades DueMay 15, Wednesday

Wanakena Campus

Ranger School students returnJanuary 13, Sunday
Ranger School classes beginJanuary 14, Monday
Martin Luther King Day - no classes January 21, Monday
Ranger School spring breakMarch 16-24, Saturday-Sunday
Last Day of ClassesMay 16, Thursday
Ranger School GraduationMay 18, Saturday

Summer 2019

Maymester beginsMay 13, Monday
Summer Session 1 and Combined Summer Session beginsMay 20, Monday
Summer Session 2 beginsJuly 1, Monday

2019-20 Academic Year

Fall 2019

Syracuse Campus

Classes beginAugust 26, Monday
Labor Day (no classes)September 2, Monday
Last day to add a classSeptember 3, Tuesday
Last day to drop a classSeptember 20, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of WOctober 25, Friday
Advising for Spring 2020October 31-November 5, Thursday-Tuesday
Registration for Spring 2020November 6-December 13, Wednesday-Friday
Thanksgiving RecessNovember 24-December 1, Sunday-Sunday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W or WFNovember 29, Friday
December CommencementDecember 6, Friday
Last day of classesDecember 6, Friday
Reading DaysDecember 7-8, Saturday-Sunday
Final ExamsDecember 9, Monday
Final Exams (p.m.)December 10, Tuesday
Reading Days (a.m.)December 10, Tuesday
Final ExamsDecember 11, Wednesday
Final Exams (p.m.)December 12, Thursday
Reading Days (a.m.)December 12, Thursday
Final ExamsDecember 13, Friday
Grades DueDecember 20, Friday

Wanakena Campus

Ranger School Arrival/Move-inAugust 18, Sunday
Ranger School Registration/OrientationAugust 18-20, Sunday-Tuesday
Ranger School classes beginAugust 21, Wednesday
Labor Day - No ClassesSeptember 2, Monday
Columbus Day - No classes (Ranger School only)October 14, Monday
Thanksgiving RecessNovember 23-December 1, Saturday-Sunday
Last day of fall semesterDecember 20, Friday

Spring 2020

Syracuse Campus

Classes BeginJanuary 13, Monday
Martin Luther King Day - no classes January 20, Monday
Last day to add a classJanuary 21, Tuesday
Last day to drop a classFebruary 7, Friday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of WMarch 13, Friday
Spring BreakMarch 15-22, Sunday-Sunday
Advising for Fall 2020March 26-April 5, Thursday-Sunday
Registration for Fall 2020April 6-May 6, Monday-Wednesday
Last day to withdraw from a class with a grade of W or WFApril 17, Friday
Last day of classesApril 28, Tuesday
Reading DayApril 29, Wednesday
Final ExamsApril 30-May 1, Thursday-Friday
Reading DaysMay 2-3, Saturday-Sunday
Final ExamsMay 4-6, Monday-Wednesday
ESF May CommencementMay 9, Saturday
ESF/SU Joint CommencementMay 10, Sunday
Grades DueMay 13, Wednesday

Wanakena Campus

Ranger School students returnJanuary 12, Sunday
Ranger School classes beginJanuary 13, Monday
Martin Luther King Day - no classes January 20, Monday
Ranger School spring breakMarch 14-22, Saturday-Sunday
Last Day of ClassesMay 14, Thursday
Ranger School GraduationMay 16, Saturday