Note: Dates are subject to change. Check the college’s website for the most up-to-date information.

FALL 2020

August 26 – Wednesday
First day of Fall weekday classes.

September 7 – Monday
Labor Day – College closed.

September 18-20 – Friday-Sunday
No classes scheduled

September 28 - Monday
No classes scheduled.

September 29 – Tuesday
Classes follow Monday schedule.

October 12 – Monday
Columbus Day observed – College closed.

October 14 – Wednesday
Classes follow Monday schedule.

November 25 – Wednesday
Classes follow Friday schedule

November 26-29 – Thursday-Sunday
Thanksgiving recess - College Closed.

December 10-11 - Thursday-Friday
Reading days - No classes scheduled.

December 14–18 – Monday–Friday
Weekday final examinations.


January 29 – Friday
First day of Spring weekday classes.

February 12 – Friday
Lincoln’s Birthday – College closed.

February 15 – Friday
Presidents’ Day – College closed.

March 27-April 4 - Friday-Sunday
Spring recess.

May 19–25 – Wednesday–Tuesday
Weekday final examinations.


The fastest way to find out if the college will be closed due to the weather or other emergency condition is to go to There you can see if/when the college will be closed, if classes will be canceled, and if the QC Shuttle Bus will be operating. Another way to be notified about emergencies or weather-related closings, via phone or email, is through CUNY Alert (sign up at Should an emergency necessitate the closing of the college, every effort will be made to provide a timely announcement on  the college’s homepage (, its social media channels, and over the following outlets:






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Important Notice of Possible Changes

The Board of Trustees of the City University of New York reserves the right to make changes of any nature in the academic programs and requirements of the City University of New York and its constituent colleges. All programs, requirements, and courses are subject to termination or change without advance notice. Tuition and fees set forth in this publication are similarly subject to change by the CUNY Board of Trustees.

Queens College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.