Academic Calendar

Montclair State University follows a traditional academic calendar; fall and spring terms are 15 weeks in length and the academic year is 30 weeks in length. 

Spring 2015

January 19: Martin Luther King Holiday (No Classes)

January 20: First Day of Classes

March 9-15: Spring Recess

April 3-5: Easter Holiday (No Classes)

May 5: Tuesday designated as a Friday (for Friday day classes only; Tuesday day and evening classes do not meet)                 

May 5: Last Day of Classes (Sunday, May 3, for Friday evening and weekend classes)

May 6: Reading Day

May 7-13: Examination Period

May 13: End of Semester

May 17: College of Education and Human Services Convocation (2:00pm)
Graduate School Convocation
(7:00pm)

May 18:  School of Business Convocation (2:00pm)
College of the Arts Convocation (7:00pm)

May 19:  College of Humanities and Social Sciences Convocation (2:00pm)
College of Science and Mathematics Convocation (7:00pm)

May 20:  Commencement

May 21:  Rain Date for Convocations

 

Summer 2015

May 18-June 4: First Three-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 11 class meeting M-R; no class 5/25)

May 18-June 11: First Four-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 15 class meeting M-R; no class 5/25)

May 18- August 6: Twelve-Week Session (No Friday or Saturday Classes; 11 class meeting if M schedule; 12 class meeting if T or W or R schedule; no class 5/25,7/4)

May 25: Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes)

May 26- July 2: Six-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 17 class meetings if M/T/W schedule; 11 class meetings if M/W schedule; 12 class meetings if T/R schedule)

June 15- July 9: Second Four-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 16 class meeting M-R; no class 7/4)

June 15-August 6: Eight-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 24 class meetings if M/T/R schedule; 16 class meetings if M/W or T/R schedule)

July 4: Independence Day Holiday (No Classes)

July 6-August 6:  Five-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 15 class meeting if M-W schedule; 10 class meetings if M/W schedule or T/R schedule)

July 13-August 6: Third Four-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 16 class meetings M-R)

August 10-August 27: August Three-Week Session (No Friday Classes; 12 class meetings M-R schedule)

 

(Dates are subject to change)

Fall 2015

September 1: Opening Day (No Classes)

September 2: Classes Begin (September 11 for Friday evening and weekend classes)

September 7: Labor Day Holiday (No Classes)

November 26-November 29: Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)

December 9: Wednesday designated as a Monday (for Monday day classes only; Wednesday day and evening classes do not meet)

December 13: Classes End 

December 14-20: Examination Period 

December 20: End of Semester