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Spring 2021 Notice:
HUB enrollment activities and the Shopping Cart for winter and spring 2021 enrollment will be unavailable from Dec. 7 through Dec. 9 while we update the class schedule to reflect recent changes to the spring 2021 academic calendar. Class dates on the spring 2021 schedule and the weekly student calendar may not yet reflect the revised dates. Most spring 2021 classes will begin on Feb. 1.
Academic Calendar: 2020–2021
|Start and End Dates||Session|
Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, July 3, 2020* **
|Summer Session I (J)|
Monday, June 22 - Friday, July 31, 2020***
|Summer Session II (K)|
Monday, July 6 - Friday, Aug. 14, 2020***
|Summer Session III (M)|
Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, July 24, 2020* ** ***
|9 Week Sessions (L)|
Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, July 31, 2020* ** ***
|10 Week Sessions (A)|
Tuesday, May 26 - Friday, Aug. 14, 2020* ** ***
|12 Week Sessions (I)|
|Dates Vary||Session X (Non-Standard)|
* May 25, 2020 - Memorial Day holiday observed
|Monday, Aug. 31, 2020||Classes Begin|
|Monday, Sept. 7, 2020||UB will be Holding Instruction on Labor Day|
|Wednesday, Nov. 25 - Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020||Fall Recess|
|Monday, Nov. 30, 2020||Classes Resume Remotely|
|Friday, Dec. 11, 2020||Last Day of Classes|
|Saturday, Dec. 12 - Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020||Reading Days|
|Monday, Dec. 14 - Monday, Dec. 21, 2020||Semester Final Examinations|
|Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020||Winter Recess Begins|
|Monday, Jan. 4, 2021||Classes Begin|
|Monday, Jan. 18, 2021||Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed|
|Friday, Jan. 22, 2021||Last Day of Classes|
|Monday, Feb. 1, 2021||Classes Begin|
|Friday, May 7, 2021||Last Day of Classes|
|Saturday, May 8 - Sunday, May 9, 2021||Reading Days|
|Monday, May 10 - Saturday, May 15, 2021||Semester Final Examinations|
|Friday, May 14 - Sunday, May 16, 2021||Commencement Weekend|
The University at Buffalo academic calendar is set by the Faculty Senate and University President, and dates may change at their discretion.
Last updated: November 30, 2020 9:49 am EST