Fall Semester Dates

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September 4

Labor Day

National Holiday.  No classes scheduled and University Offices are closed. Residence halls are open throughout the break. Dining Halls have limited hours.

September  5

First Day of Classes

Classes begin according to a Tuesday schedule.

September 19

Last Day to Change Meal Plan

"New York University requires all freshmen living in NYU housing to participate in the NYU Dining meal plan program. All freshmen will automatically be assigned the 300 Flex meal plan. Meal Plan changes may be made online: https://housing.nyu.edu/mealplans.

September 30

Health Insurance Enrollment/Waiver Deadline

Most students are automatically enrolled in an NYU-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plan. Students can use the online process, beginning on June 21st, to change their NYU plan option or to waive the NYU plan if they maintain alternate insurance coverage that meets the University's criteria at www.nyu.edu/health/insurance. 

October 9

Fall Recess

Student Fall Break with no classes scheduled.  Note that University Offices are open. Residence halls are also open throughout the break.  Dining Halls have limited hours.

October 21

Alumni and Parents Day

Parents of new freshmen and transfer students are invited to attend this one-day program of workshops and receptions hosted by individual schools and Student Affairs offices.

November 22-26

Thanksgiving Break

University Offices are open on November 22.  Residence halls remain open throughout the break. Dining Halls will be closed or have limited hours.

December 18-22

Final Exam Week -- click for exam schedules

Winter Break

University closed from December 23, 2017 to January 1, 2018.  An optional January Session begins on January 2, 2018.

Spring Semester classes begin on January 22, 2018.