2019 Spring Schedule
New students should plan to arrive into JFK Airport on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Transportation will be arranged from JFK to New Paltz, so you should book your ticket for that date. The bus will leave the airport no later than 6 p.m. A mandatory orientation will be provided for all new students beginning on January 17, 2019. For returning students, the residence halls will open on Sunday, January 20.
Classes will begin on Tuesday, January 22 and end on Tuesday, May 7 with finals held from May 13 to May 17. Undergraduate commencement is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m for economics students and Sunday, May 29 at 10 a.m. for business students.
2019 Summer Schedule
Classes will meet Monday through Thursday each week. Fridays will be generally be available for study sessions as well as free time. Activities will be scheduled most weekends.
The undergraduate graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 10 a.m for economics students and Sunday, May 19 at 10 a.m. for business students. Students finishing the program in May or August 2019 are eligible to march in the ceremony.
The first day of classes for Summer Session I, 2019 is Wednesday, May 22. The first session concludes on June 26.
Students arriving for Summer Session 7 (second seated session) should plan to arrive into JFK on TBD. Transportation from the airport can only be arranged on that date. Orientation will be held on TBD and the first day of classes for the Summer Session 7 is July 8. The second session concludes on August 9 and residence halls will close on that date.