Climate School Academic Calendar

Below is the Academic Year 2023-2024 calendar, which lays out key registration dates, exam and grade deadlines, university holidays and school-wide events including Orientation and Class Day.

Fall 2023

JULY

  • Jul 17: Registration for Fall 2023 classes begin

AUGUST

  • Aug 28-30: Orientation

SEPTEMBER

  • Sep 4: Labor Day - University Holiday
  • Sep 6: First Day of Classes
  • Sep 15: Last day to Add a Class; Last day to receive tuition refund for Dropped Class (if enrolled over 20 credits)

OCTOBER

  • Oct 10: Last day to drop a class without it appearing on transcript

NOVEMBER

  • Nov 6: No Classes
  • Nov 7: Election Day - University Holiday
  • Nov 16: Last day to elect a class as Pass/Fail or R credit
  • Nov 20-22: Advance registration for the spring semester
  • Nov 22: No Classes
  • Nov 23: Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday
  • Nov 24: University Holiday

DECEMBER

  • Dec 4-8: Advance registration for the spring semester
  • Dec 11: Last Day of Classes
  • Dec 12-14: Study Days
  • Dec 15-22: Final Exams

JANUARY

  • Jan 4: Fall grades due by 9:30pm ET
     

Spring 2024

JANUARY

  • Jan 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - University Holiday
  • Jan 16: First Day of Classes
  • Jan 26: Last day to Add a Class; Last day to receive tuition refund for Dropped Class (if enrolled over 20 credits)

FEBRUARY

  • Feb 20: Last day to Drop a Class without it appearing on transcript 

MARCH

  • Mar: 6: Registration open for summer semester
  • Mar 11-15: Spring Recess
  • Mar 21: Last day to elect a class as Pass/Fail or R credit

APRIL

  • April 19: Climate Impact Talks: Women in Climate
  • April 26: Where is Africa in the Global Energy Transition? 
  • April 29: Last Day of Classes
  • April 30 - May 2: Study Days

MAY

  • May 2: Pre-Class Day Breakfast
  • May 3-10: Final Exams
  • May 10: Spring grades due for graduating students by 9:30pm ET
  • May 15: University Commencement
  • May 16: Spring grades due for non-graduating students by 9:30pm ET

 

Summer 2024

MAY

  • May 20: Session X and Session A begin
  • May 24: Last day to Add a Class for Session X and Session A Course
  • May 27: Memorial Day - University Holiday

JUNE

  • June 7: Last day to drop a Session A course
  • June 17: Last day to Withdraw, Change to P/F, or Change to R credit for Session A Course
  • June 19: Juneteenth - University Holiday
  • June 28: Session A ends; Last day to drop a Session X course

JULY

  • July 1: Session B begins
  • July 4: Independence Day - University Holiday
  • July 8: Last day to Add a Class for Session B Course
  • July 15: Last day to Withdraw, Change to P/F, or Change to R credit for Session X Course
  • July 19: Last day to drop a Session B course
  • July 29: Last day to Withdraw, Change to P/F, or Change to R credit for Session B Course

AUGUST

  • August 9: Session X and Session B end