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Class of 2021

It is time to take advantage of what Hofstra has to offer in your Junior year!

Bookmark this page and return often to see updated information.


Your Junior Year

  • Want to study abroad? The fall semester is the time to look at your options for study abroad opportunities.
  • Review your Degree Progress to make sure you on track for completing your intended majors/minors. Contract the Center for University Advisement for an appointment.
  • Visit The Career Center and meet with a career counselor. Don’t wait until your senior year, as you will miss out on a lot of programs, events and opportunities!
  • Prep your resume, practice your interviewing skills and get ready for an internship. Take a look on Handshake to see what opportunities are out there.
  • Join a club or organization, or step up to a leadership position in a club or organization you joined.

Resources

Important Dates

DateDay(s) 

September 2

Monday

Labor Day Holiday - University Closed

September 3

Tuesday

Classes Begin

September 9

Monday

Last day to register or add a class online

September 10

Tuesday

Department permission required to add classes. Override form required to register

September 2

Monday

Labor Day Holiday - University Closed

September 3

Tuesday

Classes Begin

September 9

Monday

Last day to register or add a class online

September 10

Tuesday

Department permission required to add classes. Override form required to register

September 30

Monday

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" grade on transcript.
*Absolute last day to register or add a class

October 7 & 8

Monday & Tuesday

Classes not in session

October 9

Wednesday

Last day to file the Pass/D/D+/Fail form

 November 11

Monday

Last day to file the Repeat Course form

Last day to withdraw from an individual course - for Undergraduate students

Note: For courses shorter than 15 weeks, the student must withdraw within the first 2/3 of the course.

November 27-December 1

Wednesday-Sunday

Thanksgiving Break - Classes not in session

December 9

Monday

Last day to completely withdraw for all courses - for Undergraduate students

December 10

Tuesday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.

December 11

Wednesday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.
Last day to withdraw from a course - for Graduate students

December 12-18

Thursday-Wednesday

Final exams for all classes

December 18

Wednesday

Semester ends

December 19

Thursday (Evening)

Commencement

January 27

Monday

Classes Begin

February 2

Sunday

Last day to register or add a class online

February 3

Monday

Department permission required to add classes. Override form required to register.

February 17

Monday

President's Break - NO classes. University Closed.

February 18

Tuesday

President's Break - NO classes. 

February 21

Friday

Absolute last day to register or add a class

February 24

Monday

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" grade on transcript.

March 7

Friday

Last day to file the Pass/D/D+/Fail form

March 15 - 21

Sunday to Saturday

Spring Recess. Classes not in session.

April 10

Friday

Last day to file the Repeat Course form
Last day to withdraw from an individual course - for Undergraduate students.

May 6

Wednesday

Last day to completely withdraw for all courses - for Undergraduate students

May 7 & 8

Thursday & Friday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet as normal.

May 8

Friday

Last day to withdraw from a course - for Graduate students.

May 11-16

Monday-Saturday

Final exams for all classes.

May 16

Saturday

Semester ends.

May 17

Sunday

Commencement

Monday

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" grade on transcript.
*Absolute last day to register or add a class

October 7 & 8

Monday & Tuesday

Classes not in session

October 9

Wednesday

Last day to file the Pass/D/D+/Fail form

 November 11

Monday

Last day to file the Repeat Course form

Last day to withdraw from an individual course - for Undergraduate students

Note: For courses shorter than 15 weeks, the student must withdraw within the first 2/3 of the course.

November 27-December 1

Wednesday-Sunday

Thanksgiving Break - Classes not in session

December 9

Monday

Last day to completely withdraw for all courses - for Undergraduate students

December 10

Tuesday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.

December 11

Wednesday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet.
Last day to withdraw from a course - for Graduate students

December 12-18

Thursday-Wednesday

Final exams for all classes

December 18

Wednesday

Semester ends

December 19

Thursday (Evening)

Commencement

January 27

Monday

Classes Begin

February 2

Sunday

Last day to register or add a class online

February 3

Monday

Department permission required to add classes. Override form required to register.

February 17

Monday

President's Break - NO classes. University Closed.

February 18

Tuesday

President's Break - NO classes.

February 21

Friday

Absolute last day to register or add a class

February 24

Monday

Last day to drop a course without receiving a "W" grade on transcript.

March 7

Friday

Last day to file the Pass/D/D+/Fail form

March 15 - 21

Sunday to Saturday

Spring Recess. Classes not in session.

April 10

Friday

Last day to file the Repeat Course form
Last day to withdraw from an individual course - for Undergraduate students.

May 6

Wednesday

Last day to completely withdraw for all courses - for Undergraduate students

May 7 & 8

Thursday & Friday

Snow/Study/Reading day for Undergraduate classes only. Graduate classes meet as normal.

May 8

Friday

Last day to withdraw from a course - for Graduate students.

May 11-16

Monday-Saturday

Final exams for all classes.

May 16

Saturday

Semester ends.

May 17

Sunday

Commencement