SIPA Academic Calendar

Summer 2022  

​MPA in Economic Policy Management (MPA-EPM) 

May 20 Thursday First Day of Summer Registration
May 23 Monday Orientation for 2022-2023 Incoming Class
May 23 Monday First Day of Summer Classes
August 26 Friday Last Day of Class

 MPA in Environmental Science and Policy (MPA-ESP) 

May 31 Tuesday Orientation for 2022-2023 Incoming Class
June 1 Wednesday First Day of Summer Classes
August 12 Friday Last Day of Class
August 15 - 19 Monday - Friday Final Exams

 Executive MPA (EMPA) 

May 23 Monday First Day of Summer Classes
July 30 Saturday Last Day of Classes
August 1 - 5 Monday - Friday Final Exams

MIA, MPA, & MPA-DP

July 25 - August 19 ALP Summer Language Session Incoming Fall Semester Class

Fall 2022

August 12 - 29 Friday - Monday Registration Open to Continuing SIPA Students Only
August 20 Saturday Executive MPA - New Student Orientation
August 22 - 26 Monday - Friday MPA in Development Practice "Getting Started"
August 29 - September 2 Monday - Friday MIA, MPA, & MPA-DP - New Student Orientation
September 1 Thursday Application for Degree Deadline for October 2022 graduates
August 31 - September 1 Wednesday - Thursday Registration Available to New SIPA Students Only
September 2 - 16 Friday - Friday Registration Open to all SIPA Students
September 5 Monday Labor Day - University Holiday - No Classes
September 6 Tuesday First Day of Classes
September 10 Saturday Executive MPA - First Day of Saturday Classes
September 16 Friday Last Day of Online Registration via SSOL for All SIPA Students
Last Day to Add a Full Semester Course (excludes short courses)
Deadline to Submit the Application for Individual Research (3 credit course only)
Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class Without Receiving the Mark of ‘W’ and Incurring Financial Responsibility for a Class. Last Day to Change Grading Option to “R” Credit
Note: Short Courses Can be Registered Anytime Prior to the First Session. Short Courses Must be Dropped a Day Prior to the Second Class Session. A Mark of 'W' Will be Posted for Short Courses Dropped After this Time
September 30 Friday Last Day to Submit Summer Internship Paperwork to the Career Advancement Center
October 11 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Course ("W" posted). Students May Not Withdraw from Full Semester Courses After This Date. Note that the Course and Credits Remain on Students' Schedules
October 19 Wednesday October Degrees Conferred
October 20 Thursday Mid-semester Date
Deadline to Submit the Application for Individual Research (1.5 credit only)
November 1 Tuesday Application for Degree Deadline for February 2023 Graduates. Concentration/Specialization Audit Form Deadline
November 7 Monday Academic Holiday - No Classes
November 8 Tuesday Election Day - University Holiday - No Classes
November 17 Thursday Last Day to Change Grading Option to Pass/Fail or Letter Grade for Full Semester Courses. For Short Courses Pass/Fail Requests Must be Submitted Prior to the Final Course Session. SSOL Access to Request Grade Option Change Ends
November 18 Friday Registration for Spring 2023 Classes Begins
November 23 Wednesday Academic Holiday - No Classes
November 24 Thursday Thanksgiving Day - University Holiday - No Classes
November 25 Friday University Holiday - No Classes
December 1 Thursday Application for Degree Deadline for May Graduates. Concentration/Specialization Audit Form Deadline
December 5 - 10 Monday-Saturday Executive MPA - Last Week of Evening and Saturday Classes
December 12 Monday Last Day of Classes
December 13 - 15 Tuesday-Thursday Study Days (during this time there are to be no exams, make-up classes, or assignments due)
December 16 - 23 Friday- Friday Final Exams

Spring 2023

November 18 - January 11 Friday - Wednesday Registration Open to Continuing SIPA Students Only
January 11 Wednesday Executive MPA - New Student Orientation
January 11 - 12 Wednesday - Thursday MIA, MPA , & MPA-DP New Student Orientation
January 12 Thursday Registration Open to New SIPA Students Only
January 13 - 27 Friday - Friday Registration Open to All SIPA Students
January 16 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Observed - University Holiday - No Classes
January 17 Tuesday First Day of Classes
January 21 Saturday Executive MPA - First Day of Saturday Classes
January 27 Friday Last Day of Online Registration for All SIPA Students
Last Day to Add a Class (excludes short courses)
Last Day to Drop a Full Semester Class Without Receiving the Grade of "W" and Incurring Financial Responsibility for a Class (Excludes Short Courses). Last day to Change Grading Option to "R" Credit
Deadline to submit the Application for Individual Research (3 credit course only)
Note: Short Courses Can Be Registered Anytime Prior to the First Session. Short Courses Must be Dropped A Day Prior to the Second Class Session. A "W" Will be Posted for Short Courses Dropped After This Time.
January 29 Friday Concentration Audit Form Deadline for Graduation
February 8 Wednesday February Degrees Conferred
February 21 Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw from a Full Semester Course ("W" posted). Students May Not Withdraw from Full Semester Courses After This Date. Note that the Course and Credits Remain on Students' Schedules
March 6 Monday Mid-semester Date
Deadline to submit the Application for Individual Research (1.5 credit course only)
March 13 - 17 Mon-Fri Spring Recess - No Classes
March 23 Thursday Last Day to Change Grading Option to Pass/Fail or Letter Grade for Full Semester Courses. For Short Courses Pass/Fail Requests Must be Submitted Prior to the Final Course Session. SSOL Access to Request Grade Option Change Ends
April 15 Saturday Last Day to Submit Spring Internship Paperwork to the Career Advancement Center
April TBD Pre-registration for Upcoming Fall Semester. Note: Non-SIPA Courses Only
April 24 - 29 Monday - Saturday Executive MPA - Last Week of Evening and Saturday Classes
May 1 Monday Last Day of Classes
May 2 - 4 Tuesday - Thursday Study Days (During This Time There Should be No Exams, Make-Up Classes, or Assignments Due)
May 5 - 12 Friday - Friday Final Exams
May 17 Wednesday University Commencement
May TBD SIPA Graduation