Please consult the Academic Calendar posted by the Office of the Registrar for more detailed information

 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2023 - 2024
(M.P.A. & MA PDGC students matriculate in Summer) 
Session and Year Dates
Summer Session II 2023
M.P.A. Public Affairs ColloquiumJuly 5-8
Public Administration & DemocracyJuly 10 - 28
Public BudgetingJuly 31 - August 18
M.A. Public Diplomacy and Global Communications Summer Start (see Newhouse for details) July 5


Fall 2023
(M.A. International Relations, Executive M.P.A., & Executive M.A. International Relations
Statistics Waiver ExamAugust 21
Economics Waiver Exam August 22
MAIR OrientationAugust 23 and 24
First Day of ClassesAugust 28
Labor Day (University Closed)  September 4
Thanksgiving Break (no classes) November 19 - 26
Last Day of Classes   December 12
Reading Days December 13, 16, 17
Final ExamsDecember 14 - 15, 18 - 19


Winter Intersession 2024
(optional term - electives only)
Class dates (tentative and may vary by course/instructor)January 2 -12


Spring 2024
(Executive M.P.A. and Executive M.A.I.R. students may matriculate in Spring)
EMIR, EMPA on campus OrientationJanuary 11
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes/university closed) January 15
First Day of ClassesJanuary 16
Spring Vacation March 10- 17
M.A. International Relations CapstoneApril 12-13
Last Day of ClassesApril 29
Reading DaysApril 30, May 1, 4 - 5
Final ExamsMay 2 - 3, 6 - 7 
MAIR Toast CelebrationMay 7
University Commencement WeekendMay 11 - 12


Summer Session I 2024

Leadership and Public Policy Course

*May 13-17 Pre-Work*

May 20-24
M.P.A. Workshop May 28-June 26
M.P.A. ConvocationJune 28


Summer Session II 2024
MPA Public Affairs ColloquiumJuly 1-3
Public BudgetingJuly 8-26
Public Administration & DemocracyJuly 29-August 16

*see Syracuse University Registrar's Office for registration procedures, instructions, and times

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